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House parties

Breweries across the state again are rolling out the welcome mats for Saturday’s eighth annual Washington Beer Open House.

Among the activities that participating area breweries have planned between noon and 5 p.m.:

Badass Backyard: Tours on the hour of the home-based brewery, leaving via carpool from the taproom at 1415 N. Argonne. Cost is $10, which includes two tasters; limit of 10 people per tour, sign up in advance at the taproom.  

Bellwether: Opens at 1 p.m. with brewery tours at 2 and 4. Throughout the afternoon, get a flight, two pints and a pretzel plate for $20.

Big Barn: Tours at noon, 2 and 4; music from 2 to 4:30; 15 beers on tap including seasonals ($1 off pints and $6 sampler trays for Washington Beer Lovers members); food available.

Black Label: $4 pints from 1 to 5; raffle ticket with each pint purchase for brewery merchandise.

Hopped Up: Releasing five infused small-batch variations on its cream ale: Passion Fruit, Pickled Jalapeno, Wild Strawberry, Blood Orange and Pomegranate.

V Twin: Quick, casual brewery tours throughout the afternoon; $1 off pints and flights for WABL members.

Young Buck: Brewery tours and samples of beers aging in barrels.