If you felt an unusual exuberance in the vicinity of the Fountain District late last week, it was likely radiating from Melvin Brewery.
Thursday saw the release of Melvin’s first Bellingham-brewed beers—indeed the first beers they’ve brewed outside of their home base in western Wyoming—and the response among local hopheads was overwhelming. It was standing-room-only in their bustling taproom as the citizenry welcomed the latest brews to the Bellingham scene by quaffing $3 pints late into the frosty night.
Melvin Brewing has a cult following among the beer cognoscenti, especially West Coast-style India Pale Ale lovers, for their irreverent attitude, bold brewing techniques and what general manager David Powers describes as their “unprecedented density levels of hops, more hops than anybody else in the world.”
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