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Boundary Bay beer wins Silver Award

Aaron Skinner lines up beer bottles while bottling the special 2016 Ski to Sea beer at Boundary Bay Brewery in Bellingham, Thursday, April 14, 2016.
Aaron Skinner lines up beer bottles while bottling the special 2016 Ski to Sea beer at Boundary Bay Brewery in Bellingham, Thursday, April 14, 2016. pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com

Boundary Bay Brewery on 1107 Railroad Ave. won a Silver Award in the 2016 World Beer Cup on Wednesday, May 11, in Philadelphia, Pa.

The breweries’ 2014 Old Bounder finished second in the barleywine beer style category for its rich, smooth caramel sweetness. The World Beer Cup had 6,596 entires from 1,907 breweries in 55 countries.

Boundary Bay owner Ed Bennett and general manager Janet Lightner accepted the award on the last night of the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewsExpo.

“Winning a Silver Award is really the culmination of our teamwork at Boundary Bay,” Lightner said. “We’re so proud of our brew team’s continued committment to excellence.”

This is the 10th award that Boundary Bay has won at this competition.

“When you win an award as prestigious as this, it really humbles you,” Bennett said. “We’re just very thankful.”

Copper river salmon season returns at Giuseppe’s

Tis’ the season for salmon at Giuseppe’s Al Porto Ristorante Italiano on 21 Bellwether Way.

The bayfront Italian eatery and bar will have lunch and early dinner specials all month featuring copper river salmon. Early dinner is $20 for a limited three-course meal.

Aslan’s lead brewer whips up new ale

Brad Church, Aslan Brewery’s lead brewer, has designed a new fruity and floral hop flavored ale named Patio Sesh’.

Caramunich and roasted malts combine to form this light, tropical beer that sits at 4.5 percent alcohol by volume. It’s availble now at 1330 N. Forest St.

Share what’s happening at your drinking and dining establishment by contacting Tyler Urke: 360-715-2285, turke@bhamherald.com.

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