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Hopportunist Club Standings: June 2017

Final Standings | June 2016 - June 2017 Another year of imbibing is in the books. Even with the goal raised to 200 unique beers consumed, many of you rose to the challenge and achieved frothy greatness. We had a grand total of 14 Hopportunists reach bicentenary status...

Hopportunist Club Standings: May 2017

Leaderboard Standings Feeling the pressure of another year coming to a close, the total number of liver busting members nearly doubled with six more Hopportunists achieving bicentenary status in May. Members #15, #27, #43, #51, #64, and #66 combined to drink 148...

Hopportunist Club Standings: April 2017

Leaderboard Standings As we approach the final lap, members #10 and #61 have reached bicentenary status by drinking an astounding 66 unique beers combined! Cheers to your determination and neglect for your liver as your shatter your personal beer goals. Check out the...

Coming Soon — Seattle Beer Week 2017!

Kickoff Event It's almost that time again. The 9th Annual Seattle Beer Week kicks off Thursday, May 4 at Flatstick Pub in Pioneer Square where the first official SBW #9 beer, brewed by Bale Breaker, will be tapped. Fresh Off the Farm IPA was brewed in a hop field just...

Hopportunist Club Standings: March 2017

Leaderboard Standings We now have another bicentenary beer drinker among us. Member #4 did some work and added a whopping 33 unique beers to his total in March to join the ranks of greatness with members #35, #52, #50, and #60. Cheers to you, member #4! Check out the...

Hopportunist Club Standings: February 2017

Leaderboard Standings With only 28 days to work on your personal beers goals, members #50 and #60 rose to the challenge and achieved bicentenary drinking status. We're not worthy! That makes four members in total who have achieved frothy greatness. Check out the...

Hopportunist Club Standings: December 2016 – January 2017

Leaderboard Standings As we round into the new year and on the downward trajectory to the finish line, many of you are close to bicentenary drinking status. About one-third of members have consumed at least 100 unique beers and have a substantial shot at 200 by June....

First Annual Thirsty Hop Mob

So what is a triple IPA and why is everyone so crazy about it? While the Triple IPA has not yet been added to the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) style guidelines, it is nonetheless carving out a niche market among craft beer drinkers. The Triple IPA can be...

We’re Hiring – Beertender Wanted!

Beertender Wanted We are seeking qualified candidates for a part-time beertending position. Candidates must be available at least 10-15 hours per week, weekends and evenings. Candidates must also have reliable transportation. Job Requirements Must be 21+ Must obtain...

Hopportunist Club Standings: November 2016

Leaderboard Standings As we approach the halfway point, member #52 becomes the first female Hopportunist to consume 200 different beers and join member #35 in bicentenary bliss! We salute you and your determination to break through that glass ceiling. Cheers to you...

Hopportunist Club Standings: October 2016

Leaderboard Standings After a mere 5 months of imbibing, member #35 is the first Hopportunist to consume 200 different beers and thus achieve bicentenary status! We salute you and your determination to make your beer dreams reality. Cheers to you #35! Check out the...

Hopportunist Club Standings: September 2016

Leaderboard Standings After four months of imbibing, members #35 and #52 still hold a commanding lead in the race to bicentenary status and a free membership. Members #50 and #60 are almost halfway there! Check out the leaderboard charts below for a complete breakdown...

Hopportunist Club Standings: August 2016

Leaderboard Standings Member #35 is still atop the leaderboard with 139 unique beers consumed; however, member #52 is gaining some serious ground with 112 unique beers consumed. These two Hopportunists will reach bicentenary status in no time! Fall is here and the...

Hopportunist Club Standings: July 2016

Leaderboard Standings After a second month of imbibing as Hopportunists, member #35 is still holding a comfortable lead at 97 unique beers consumed. Members #52 and #50 are holding down second and third place with 74 and 58 unique beers consumed, respectively. Check...

Hopportunist Club Standings: June 2016

Leaderboard Results June has come to a close and with that begins a new year of competitive drinking and personal beer goals. With The Hopportunist Club now requiring members to achieve bicentenary status to receive next year's membership for free, many of you hit the...

Thirsty Hop is Hiring!

Beertender Wanted We are seeking qualified candidates for a part-time beertending position. Candidates must be available 10-15 hours per week, Wednesday through Sunday. With the exception of Sundays, most shifts will take place in the evenings. Candidates must also...

Founders Club Leaderboard: April 2016

Leaderboard Results As year one of our inaugural Founders Club approaches its end, member #73 really rose to the challenge and consumed 17 unique beers to join the other centurion members. Congratulations to you and everyone else who achieved the 100-pints-consumed...

Coming Soon – Seattle Beer Week 2016!

May Is The Month One week from today marks the beginning of the 2016 Seattle Beer Week. Festivities will run from May 12th through the 22nd - that's a lot of beer-drinking opportunities! What Is Happening? The official opening ceremony takes place at Reuben’s Brews at...

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