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Elysian Great Pumpkin Beer Fest Celebrates 10 Years

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... read more

Best Craft Beer + Food Pairing 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... read more

Silver City Brewery Specialty and Seasonal Beers

Last Sunday was the perfect day to take a quick ferry trip across the water on a sunny day to enjoy beer, games, tacos and good beer- loving friends during Silver City Brewery ‘s very first Partner Appreciation Day. The beer was cold, the  Ziggy Zoggy 4-Square action was hot and the food was tasty.  Twelve special selections from the Brewmaster’s library were available to taste in... read more

Sip & Slurp: Beer & Oyster Pairing Competition

Saturday May 12, 2012 was the first annual Sip & Slurp: Beer & Oyster Pairing Competition. Wine World (blog sponsor) and Taylor Shellfish teamed with breweries to offer this tasty and fun event for Seattle Beer Week. The classic beer pairing with oysters is a stout or porter. On our advice, Wine World sought out a diverse assortment of beers with an emphasis on Washington beers. 17 beers were... read more

Bourbon Barrel Aged Panther Porter

One of the treats at the Silver City Brewery Anniversary party was the bottle release of two bourbon barrel aged brews. Today we opened a bottle of the Silver City Bourbon Barrel Aged Panther Porter. This Washington beer was small lot produced and only available from the brewery. It is not an inexpensive brew at 14.99 for a 22oz bottle but it doesn’t taste like a cheap beer either. The Bourbon Barrel... read more
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