Oct 31, 2011
Each year, we celebrate Halloween by recalling the wines we sampled this past year that continued to haunt us long after the last sip. This year we are correcting the error of not including beer in the list of Washington beverages that continue to haunt us. The list includes Washington beer and wine from barrel, new releases and the depth of the cellar.
Black Raven La...
Jun 19, 2011
With over 200 beers at the Washington Brewers’ Festival at St Edwards Park, there is a beer to please almost any palate. The beer lovers at Wine Beer Washington have different palates and your favorite beer profiles may not match ours. In fact, we rarely agree with each other but we sure do love our Washington beer!
On the Washington Brewers Festival’s 2011 opening night I was on my own. ...
Oct 4, 2009
Congratulations to Diamond Knot Brewery, on October 15th they will be celebrating their 15th Anniversary! For 15 years, Diamond Knot Brewery has been crafting some of Washington’s favorite brews. Diamond Knot was founded by Brian Sollenberger and Bob Maphet. Now the partners are a foursome with Pat Ringe has master brewer and Andy Easton, Manager. Best known for their award winning IPA, Diamond...
Sep 1, 2009
We first discovered the Powerhouse Restaurant and Brewery, of Puyallup, while on the WABL Southend Brewery Bus Tour. We were impressed by the quality of the beers that ranged across an impressive variety of styles. Somehow we made it through the Brewery Bus Tour with only one growler and that growler was a delicious Doublebock from Powerhouse Brewery. Our favorite beer from Powerhouse that day, in fact our...
May 7, 2009
I had a delightful time chatting with Ryan from Fish Tale and Barry of the Seattle Beer Authority while tasting Fish Tale Ales as part of Seattle Beer Week.
We started with their new Organic Blonde Ale. I must admit that I am not usually that much of a Blonde Ale fan, I have to fight too hard to find the flavor. This blonde ale was an exception. Ryan thinks it is the addition of the rye that makes the...