Sep 19, 2011
Oktoberfest returns to Spokane, September 23-24, 2011. The Washington Beer Commission is charged with promoting Washington craft beers throughout the state, so they have worked towards creating fun festivals featuring Washington craft beer in various parts of the state. Last year the Washington Beer Commission Oktoberfest settled in Spokane after years of wandering the Puget Sound area. The move to Spokane...
Sep 9, 2011
I love creativity when it comes to beer BUT what really impresses me is when a brewery celebrates not only their creativity, but the craft and expertise in their beers. Silver City Brewery has been doing that for 15 years.
On September 10th, Silver City Brewery will be celebrating their 15th Anniversary and launching Oktoberfest with one heck of a party! The festivities commence with the Brewmaster VIP...
Aug 20, 2011
Live blogging is supposed to be when you are blogging as something is happening and your are posting as it happens or immediately afterward. When live blogging meets a blogging conference it resembles a speed dating exercise where you have five minutes to meet a brewer and taste their beer before meeting the next one. Obviously I am not very good at this exercise because if you know me, I am a sip and...
Aug 8, 2011
Italianissimo continues their exquisite and FUN beer and wine dinner series on Thursday August 11th. This month, Chef Kent Betts partners with 21 Acres farm to craft a locally sourced, seasonal dinner: 5 beers. 5 wines. 5 courses. All beer, food and wine are local, sustainable, and/or organic.
Kale and beet summer salad, garnished with edible flowers.
BEER: Domaine Dupont Organic Cidre Dupont
Apr 4, 2011
It is time to belly up to the bar, err I mean the casks at the annual Washington Beer Commission’s Cask Fest on April 9, 2011. The Cask Fest is a show case event where Washington brewers share over 70 different cask beers from classics to unique one-off brews. You can sample some truly unique beers at this event. Got a hankering for some chocolate in your beer? You can sample beers like Lisa’s...