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...
Jun 5, 2010
For three days the judges sampled and sipped some of the best beers in North America. It was a tough job but the North American Brewers’ Association was up to the task of judging more than 1000 beers. 22 Washington beers won medals at the North American Beer Awards, including nine gold awards!
Washington breweries swept the Scotch ale category at the 2010 North American Beer Awards with Laht Nappur...
Apr 24, 2010
Fremont Studios is the place to be on Saturday, April 24th, if you would like to sample not just beer but also scotch, wine & tequila, and at the same time support SIFF, the Seattle International Film Festival. The Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival kicked off yesterday and I was the sixth person through the door anxious to get inside and take pictures before it became too crowded. As a...
Jan 3, 2010
If you spend any time talking to Matt Lincecum and Sara Nelson, you are struck by their passion and politics. Matt was an attorney in the beverage industry, working hard for others when he decided it was time to start working hard on his own dreams. His dreams? Producing high quality beer in the most sustainable means possible. By sustainable, Matt envisioned it in terms of the environment, community and...