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Frenzgiving is a collaborative hazy IPA from yours truly + Single Hill Brewing Co. + Varietal Beer Co. + Cowiche Creek Brewing Company + Wandering Hop Brewery.

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Fresh Hops Fly

This year, we partnered with Alaska Air Cargo to bring fresh hop beers to Alaska and Hawaii.

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About Our Classic Beers: Bottomcutter IIPA

Learn about our hop-forward Imperial IPA, the third beer we added to our original lineup in 2015.

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About Our Classic Beers: Topcutter IPA

You know it, you love it. Learn about the history of our flagship IPA.

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About Our Classic Beers: Field 41

Named for the hop field our brewery sits on, Field 41 was one of the two beers we had on tap when we opened our doors in 2013. Learn the full history here.

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All About Hops

Read on to learn all about hops – a quick session of our “Hoppy Yum Yum” hop education series.

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About Our Classic Beers: Leota Mae IPA

Leota Mae Loftus was the great-grandmother of Bale Breaker owners Meghann Quinn and Kevin and Patrick Smith, who planted the family’s first hop plants in 1932. Cheers, Leota Mae.  Here’s your IPA.

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ALS is Not an Incurable Disease, Only an Underfunded One

The Ales for ALS program continues to grow, raising over $4 million dollars to date. We’re proud to be part of this important work. The letter that follows was written by Mike & Cheryl Smith, the founders of Ales for ALS:

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A Brief History of Yakima Pride with Joshua Hastings, VP

We sat down with Joshua Hastings, Vice President of Yakima Pride, to hear more about his experience here in the Yakima Valley and share ways to get involved with the local LGBTQ+ community.

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