I am a bartender in Seattle and a huge beer fan specifically Pacific Northwest beers. Favorite styles are ESB, Pale, IPA, Porter and Marzen. Currently I have been to nearly one hundred breweries between Washington, Oregon and British columbia.
Silver City Whoopass Double IPA, Georgetown 9 lb. Porter and Manny's Pale, everything Deschuttes especially Hop Trip and The Abyss, Aecht Schenkerla Marzen, Duvel, Chimay Grande Reserve, Alaskan Smorked Porter, everthing Elysian especially ESB and Avatar Jasmine IPA, Skagit River Skuller's IPA, Boundary Bay Oatmeal Stout, Duvel, Snoqualmie Wildcat IPA and Steam Train Porter, everything Elliot Bay especially Hop Von Boorian and all seasonals, Snipes Mountain Pale, Negra Modelo, Sierra Nevada Anniversary Beer, Youngs Chocolate Stout, North Fork Nitro ESB, Dogfish Head 90-Minute IPA, Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner, Big Time Amber Ale, Frankinskaner Weissbrau, Warsteiner Pilsner, Mac and Jack's Black Cat Porter, Laughing Buddha Purple Yam Porter, Goose Island Oatmeal Stout
Congrats South Carolina! The State House just approved the so called "Pint Bill" that will allow breweries to sell 48 ounces of beer to a person every 24 hours. No more tiny samples if you're wanting a pint - as long as the Governor signs the bill.