FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 25, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT:
Mari Kemper|Mari Kemper
Chuckanut Brewery

Chuckanut Brewery Taps Rauch Helles

Chuckanut Brewery has just tapped an ever-flavorful, smoky blonde lager called Rauch Helles at South Nut in Skagit Valley (11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington) and soon to be on at the Brewery & Kitchen in Bellingham (601 W Holly St). Chuckanut created the Rauch Helles last year in collaboration with Redhook’s experimental brewer Nick Crandall. This ionic beer captures the smoky flavors of a Rauch Lager, combined with the gentle and easy-to-drink Helles Lager making for a great summer beer to be enjoyed as a regular drinking beer or as an accompaniment to your summer barbeque. Chuckanut’s Rauch Helles won a Gold medal at the WA Beer Awards 2016. Chuckanut Rauch Helles provides a deep, malty flavor spiked with smoky overtones due to the use of beech wood smoked malted barley. It pairs delectably with grilled sandwiches, ham, and a variety of seafood. It has an ABV of 4.7% and leaves a classic dry lager finish on the pallet. The Rauch Helles Lager style is rarely brewed in both the USA and in Germany where it was originally created. Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, located at 601 West Holly St, was awarded the National Small Brewpub of the Year 2009 and Small Brewing Company 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. The full service “kitchen” serves lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night food with an eclectic fresh local menu for all ages. Pint Night on Monday and Kolsch Night Tuesday’s are some of the extra activities.

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism
Visitor Center Located at I-5 Exit 253 - Check Hours
904 Potter Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone: 360-671-3990
Visiting?

Places to Stay
Itineraries
Getting Here
Sightsee
Read Blogs
Engage!

Events
Photo Contest
Move Here
Attend
Contact Us
Tourism Talk

Industry Resources
Join as a Member
Media Inquiries
Host Groups & Events
About Us
Site by Drozian Webworks
©2021 Visit Bellingham Whatcom County