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The Hardware Distillery & Hood Canal Events welcome you to the 5th Annual Fjordin Crossin on

Saturday, June 17th from 11AM - 3PM at the Port of Hoodsport Dock & Marina

24113 US-101 N, Hoodsport WA

Enjoy this family-friendly Scandinavian event celebrating the release of Hardware Distillery's "Dill Aquavit" in conjunction with our famous "Paddle the Canal Challenge." Check out Chef Patchen Gallagher's old-world roasted pig & pickled herring potato salad, Hri's Fika Bar (Norwegian midday snacks & treats), our very own Aquavit Grotto (21+) featuring specialty cocktails, custom made farmhouse ale by Potlach Brewing Company and wine from Stottle & Hoodsport Wineries. Bring your own watercraft, book passage on Lady Alderbrook or rent a kayak to cross Hood Canal (our Fjord) alongside the barrel aged Dill Aquavit in celebration of a historic Nordic tradition. Don't miss our vendors, oysters, parade, artisans and children's crafts!


"Our Official Pale Ale is Here!"

Fri, May 19 from 6 - 9 PM

Potlach Brewery Co - Hoodsport, WA 

Join us for our Fjordin Crossin Pale Ale Release Party with the opportunity to buy merchandise and register for the Paddle the Canal Challenge EARLY! Enjoy tasting our custom Scandinavian Farmhouse Ale with kveik yeast brewed by owner Cody Morris and paired with complimentary Scandinavian artisanal snacks. Don't miss Rachel Hansen and her local oyster bar from Fjord Oyster Bank!


"Sons & Daughters of Norway"

Celebrate the transport of Hardware Distillery's Aquavit and watch the barrel procession lead by the Sons & Daughters of Norway, Scandinavian fiddle and accordion music make its way down the dock for its journey aboard Lady Alderbrook. Have a featured cocktail in the Grotto (21+) featuring last year's Aquavit that was officially "Fjordin Crossin'd" and aged for 2023's celebration. Learn more about the day's schedule and what to see and do:


"Be Competitive or Just Have Fun"

Ready to cross the Fjord in your non-motorized vessel in honor of our Dill Aquavit release? Listen for the horn to compete in a 2 mile paddle where you earn your complimentary event t-shirt, bandana and prizes. Calling all paddlers, novices and fathers - this is a fun event to include the kids and create memories for Father's Day! Be sure to dress up as a viking! For more details and to register click below.


Contact Us we want to hear from you!

Jan Morris - The Hardware Distillery 

PH: (206) 300-0877

Kerry London Myers - Be The Traveler Concierge & Hood Canal Events 

PH: (360) 710-7452

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