Beer And the Church Wall, Pike's Pub

Seattle Suds Sampling

Upon first glance, Pike’s Pub looks like a typical brewpub situated in the touristy part of Seattle. But step inside their beer museum and soon one uncovers the little-known of history of hops and holiness. Herewith, my findings:

Beers 'n Hyms Portland Abbey

Beer n Hymns: the real story

NPR seems to have tuned out when it came to reporting accurately on the evolution of the Beers ‘n’ Hymns phenomenon, which has grown nationwide but began in Portland, Oregon. A quick Google search will show that the actual U.S. origins of this craft-beer-fueled sing-a-long lie with the Rev. Karen Ward, who was not mentioned…