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Winter Beer Fest

Washington Winter Beer Fest is Dec. 5 and 6 at Magnuson Park in Seattle. There will be one session Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. and two sessions Dec. 6 at noon and 5:30 p.m. There will be 40 breweries on hand, including Diamond Knot, Scuttlebutt and American Brewing. Advance tickets are $25 at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/895451 and $30 at the door. Admission includes a tasting cup and six 5-ounce beer tastes and additional tokens are available for $1.50 each. For more information, visit washingtonbrewersguild.org.

DK winter beer events

Diamond Knot Brewing is hosting two winter beer events in December. The brewery hosts an Industrial Ho! Ho! Vertical Tasting at the Diamond Knot Brewery &Alehouse in Mukilteo at 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Two days later it will then host eight breweries for the Winter Warmer Invitational at the Diamond Knot Brewpub in Mountlake Terrace at 6 p.m. Dec. 12. Breweries pouring winter beers at the event include Sound Brewery, Airways Brewing, No-Li Brewing, Fremont Brewing, Boundary Bay Brewing, Scuttlebutt Brewing, 7 Seas Brewing and Elysian Brewing.

Hops &Props

The 13th annual Hops &Props is 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle. Tickets for members are $70 and non-members are $85. All proceeds of this event go toward supporting The Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Follow Hops and Sips on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hopsandsips. Have a comment, an upcoming event that we can’t miss or an idea for a drink we must try? Email Aaron Swaney at aswaney@heraldnet.com or Jessi Loerch at jloerch@heraldnet.com.

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