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Sparkfly / Fremont Brewing

You can’t talk about brewing in Washington State without mentioning Rainier and Olympia beer. According to its website, Rainier Beer traces its beginnings back to the mid-1800s, when Seattle was a pioneering city for lumberjacks and fishermen – after all, hard workers need refreshment. Rainier was officially launched in 1878 and quickly found popularity.  

Sewer Water Beer Wins Oregon Regulators' Approval

Apr 16, 2015
Amelia Templeton / EarthFix

A wastewater treatment operator wants to give its recycled sewer water to a group of home brewers so they can turn it into beer.

On Wednesday, state environmental regulators approved the idea.