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1. Skillet Diner Ballard is preparing to host a four-course meal featuring “massive Mesquite-grilled Tomahawk Ribs with Memphis-style BBQ sauce” on Sunday August 24. Each course of the meal (which also includes a grilled prosciutto salad and house-made pretzel sticks) is paired with a beer from North Coast Brewery. For reservations, call 206-512-2000.
2. Head to Everett next Saturday for the city’s Third Annual Craft Beer Festival. Thirty-two Washington breweries will be on site pouring over 80 beers from noon to 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $20; they jump to $25 at the door.
3. The Czech Republic wins the award for the highest per capita beer consumption worldwide. Czechs knock back an astounding 132 liters per person annually.