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The Beer Junction Slated To Open
Washington Beer Blog - June 11th, 2010
"Morgan Herzog has plans this weekend. The owner of the soon-to-be-open Beer Junctionin West Seattle will spend the weekend pricing beers and stocking shelves. He hopes to open late next week. Initially, the Beer Junction will have approximately 600 beers from which to choose. That number is expected to creep closer to 1,000 in time."
Note: This article choronicles the early beginnings of the store and includes pictures to help document the enormous amount of work that was needed to be done before the doors opened.
The Beer Junction: How'd We Get Along Without It
Washington Beer Blog - April 14th, 2011
"Today I want to introduce one of our blog sponsors: The Beer Junction. Looking back, it is hard to imagine West Seattle without a bottleshop. Morgan Herzog opened the doors at The Beer Junction in June of last year. Partly because of the buzz generated by the West Seattle Blog and partly because West Seattle was starving for a bottleshop, The Beer Junction opened to a cascade of community support."
Note: The Washington Beer Blog shows how community support and a great business idea can help bring people together.
The Beer Junction Gets A New Location
West Seattle Blog - March 27th, 2012
"What about the beer, you ask? (And the other beverages?) 1,250 types of beer fill the refrigerated cases...[and] 1,250 is not only double what Morgan opened his former location [with]...that’s also about 200 more than he had in stock when he closed that store earlier this month to finish the move. He’s also stocking 100 hard ciders, 50 meads, and 90 wines, plus assorted merchandise."
Note: The new location is covered by the West Seattle Blog and introduces the public to the changes being made, giving everyone their first glance at what to expect.
The Beer Junction Celebrates 3 years
Washington Beer Blog - June 25th, 2013
"Congratulations to The Beer Junction (blog sponsor)! The beloved West Seattle beer stop is about to celebrate its 3rd anniversary.The Beer Junction opened in a diminutive space around the corner back on 42nd Avenue back in 2010, but the business has really picked up steam since moving into a bigger location on California Avenue in the heart of downtown West Seattle. The weekend-long anniversary celebration begins on Thursday, June 27 with the release and tapping of a very special anniversary brew.
Note: Our 3rd Anniversay and our 1st beer release, done by Schooner Exact.
The Beer Junction Is In The News
KOMO 4 News - October 20th, 2014
On Monday, October 20th, KOMO 4 followed around the guys from Beer "Census / Next Glass" on their mission to purchase every beer available in America. Click the photo to the left to check out the story and 2 minute video segment shot right here at The Beer Junction!
Note: Next Glass is an upcoming smartphone app that will make recommendations of beers & wines using your likes and dislikes and using the DNA profile of each beer and wine (like a Pandora for alcohol).
Top 10 Coolest Bars In Seattle
Sun Times - Decemeber 18th, 2014
Whatever you’re thirsting for, Seattle’s got them all…whiskey, wine, beer, you name it. Hit up one of Seattle’s 10 coolest bars for a drink this weekend.
Note: We made the top 5 on the coolest bars in Seattle list.
The Beer Junction Celebrates 5 Years
Washington Beer Blog - July 2nd, 2015
Starting today, The Beer Junction celebrates its 5th Anniversary.
Note: The WA Beer Blog takes a look back at the very beginning of the Beer Junction, and highlights the new anniversary beer by Sound Brewery.
The Beer Junction Celebrates 6 Years
Washington Beer Blog - June 30th, 2016
A new, specially brewed IPA from Cloudburst Brewing is just part of the celebration at The Beer Junction this weekend as they commemorate six years.
Note: We chose Cloudburst Brewing to create our 6th Anniversary IPA.