|June 18 - September 26 (Wednesdays)
Stay cool this summer with our popular series of beer tasting cruises on Wednesday evenings in June, July, August and September aboard the Victoria Star 2. Each week Boundary Bay Brewery will serve a variety of their award-winning beers, joined by 2 other Northwest breweries serving up their best brews. Various snacks and wings (brined in Boundary Bay beer) that complement the beers will be available during the cruise.
It's just $35/adult for this cruise, which includes tastings of 3 different beers from each brewery and snacks.
These cruises will sell out quickly - you can reserve online, or by calling 1-800-443-4552 or (360) 738-8099.
Here is our 2014 schedule of cruises and participating breweries:
June 18 - Boundary Bay Brewery - A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA. + Chuckanut Brewery - A brewery and restaurant offering consistent, unique, quality driven craft beers and beverages with creative, locally influenced fresh American cuisine in Old Town, Bellingham. + Menace Brewing - A small craft brewery operating out of Ferndale, WA, producing a variety of high quality ales. (SOLD OUT!)
June 25 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Kulshan Brewery - A brewery on James Street in Bellingham, WA which opened spring 2012, with a lovely tap room, growlers-to-go and a variety of popular beers. + Aslan Brewing - New Bellingham microbrewery committed to pushing the boundaries of craft beer while preserving the purity of brewing tradition - truly dank brew; Pride of the Organic Northwest.
July 2 - Boundary Bay Brewery + North Fork Brewery - Located just a short drive from Bellingham on the scenic Mt. Baker Highway, this popular restaurant/brewery/wedding chapel produces beers in the time-honored, time-intensive style of British Ales. + North Sound Brewery - Old world inspired ales - small batch, unfiltered frothy goodness! Opened in 2012, just off Memorial Highway in west Mt. Vernon, WA.
July 9 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Wander Brewing - A family owned and independent brewery bringing their love of wandering and craft beer to Bellingham - taproom opened May of this year. + Maritime Pacific Brewing Company - A small, family-owned brewery, established in 1990 in the Ballard District of Seattle, known for their Flagship Red Alt Ale.
July 16 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Flyers Brewery - Brewpub based in Oak Harbor, WA, featuring a variety of award winning beers including Pacemaker Porter and Afterburner IPA. + Skagit River Brewery - Mt. Vernon based pub and brewery, known for their "Steelie" Brown Ale and Dutch Girl Lager.
July 23 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Georgetown Brewery - A Seattle microbrewery, started by Roger Bialous and Manny Chao, that brews the popular Manny's Pale Ale. + Anacortes Brewery/Rockfish Grill - Focused on using high quality ingredients, a carefully controlled process and delicate handling to provide some of the best beers you will find in the industry.
July 30 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Snoqualmie Brewery - Located in historic downtown Snoqualmie, this brewery offers a wide range of premium year round and seasonal beers (including the Schooner Zodiac Kolsch). + Pike Brewing Company - Seattle brewpub offering food and a selection of their own specialty beers, popular throughout the NW.
August 6 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Fremont Brewing Company - This Seattle-based, family-owned microbrewery was founded in 2009 to brew small-batch artisan beers made with the best local ingredients they can find. + Old Schoolhouse Brewery - This Winthrop, WA based brewery has won many awards, and was recently named one of the top adventure bars in the country.
August 13 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Port Townsend Brewing - Since their start in 1997, when they offered only two beers to customers, the Port Townsend Pale Ale and The Port Townsend Brown Porter, they've grown to brew over 10 ales today. + Scuttlebutt Brewery - Launched in 1996, this Everett based brewery has a product line that includes more than 17 styles of hand crafted ales.
August 20 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Bainbridge Island Brewing - Bainbridge Island's only microbrewery, with a brewing philosophy to "make it well, but don't be afraid to experiment" + Naked City Brewery & Taphouse - A Seattle-based, award-winning brewery that produces a variety of small-batch beers available at the pub and friendly bars and restaurants throughout Western Washington.
August 27 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Elysian Brewery - Known for variety, Elysian has brewed well over 200 different beers from classic to experimental since opening in Seattle in 1996. + RAM Brewing at Northgate - Head brewer Bill Jenkins from their Northgate location will be joining us with a selection of his special beers.
September 3 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Birdsview Brewing Company - Started in July 2006, it's a small family run craft brewery located on the beautiful North Cascades Highway near Concrete, WA. + Hale's Ales - When founder Mike Hale made the statement "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing," he meant it, staying fully committed to brewing nothing but the best quality, hand-crafted ales in the Northwest.
September 10 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Lazy Boy Brewery - Brewing craft beer in Everett, WA since 2006, with beers available in their tap room, as well as restaurants and bars throughout the Pacific Northwest. + Diamond Knot Brewery -A craft brewery and operator of alehouses based in Mukilteo, Washington, which the Seattle Times said is "widely regarded as producing some of the best, most innovative beers in the region".
September 17 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Island Hoppin' Brewery - San Juan County’s home to high quality, small-batch brewed ales & lagers, located in Eastsound on Orcas Island. + Schooner EXACT Brewing Company - Started in 2006, this Seattle based brewery (based in the SODO district) currently produces 13 varieties of beer, sold throughout the I-5 corridor.
September 24 - Boundary Bay Brewery + Airways Brewing - A Kent, WA based brewery producing three year-round beers and a host of rotating seasonals, as well as specialty casks and small batch brews. + Sound Brewery -This Poulsbo-based brewery produces excellent, diverse, award winning beers. Their tasting room features 11 taps, snack food like smoked salmon & cheese, and homemade ginger ale. Just added: To celebrate the end of a great season of BREWers Cruises, we will have bonus beers available from Lazy Boy Brewery and Diamond Knot Brewery!
September 26 - OKTOBERFEST CRUISE - Join Boundary Bay Brewery aboard the Victoria Star 2 for a cruise featuring a variety of fall and harvest beers, as well as delicious food. We'll be serving German bratwurst, saurkraut, German potato salad and several other selections. Ticket are just $45 and will go quickly.
* - Must be 21 or older.
Depart from the Alaska Ferry Terminal in Fairhaven. The boat leaves at 6:30 pm - please check in about 30 minutes prior to pick up your tickets.
For more information and reservations, please give us a call at 1-800-443-4552, or book online.