Oct 4, 2014
The 10th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Fest is all about pumpkin beer: from sweet and sour and EVERYTHING in between. Elysian Brewing had 18 pumpkin beers on tap. Across the country, some of the top breweries sent their pumpkin beers to the renown Elysian Great Pumpkin Brew Fest bringing the total tap count to over 90 pumpkin beers, including a pumpkin mead and cider. The Elysian Great Pumpkin Fest is...
Sep 26, 2014
So many great craft beer and food pairings at the Craft Beer + Food festival, it was hard to pick a winner. A People’s choice winner was announced but it was so close, the second place team was announced as well but I want to talk about some of the other great pairings first.
The longest line of the night was for Watershed Pub & Kitchen butternut squash, gorgonzola cheese pizza paired...
Sep 17, 2014
Don’t confuse Oktoberfest with the month of October. Oktoberfest “officially” runs runs from noon on Saturday, September 20th through Sunday October 5th 2014. In Washington, you can expect Oktoberfest/Octoberfest activities from now until the end of October. Washington does LOVE its beer! I try to be thorough as I can but I always miss something. If you know of one that I am missing,...
Sep 16, 2014
On Monday, Black Raven Brewing released UNABRIDGED, an eagerly anticipated collaboration brew with Stone Brewing. The Unabridged is a wine barrel aged Saison with sumo mandarin oranges and acacia.
The above is an accurate description of this Washington beer but it doesn’t do this delicious saison any justice. Light golden in color, this is a dry and refreshing beer. Traditionally saison were the...
Sep 16, 2014
More tickets will be released, on Thursday September 18th, for the sold out Craft Beer + Food Event. Craft Beer + Food is an unique food and beer pairing event in which chefs and brewers work together to create a beer and culinary partnership to excite your senses: eyes, nose and mouth.
When tickets were released last month for the 4th annual Craft Beer + Food Event, the tickets sold out in only...