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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

Silver City Brewery Celebrating 15th Anniversary

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... read more

Black Raven Brewing vs EFESTE at Italianissimo

Food lovers rejoice! Beer and Wine can elevate food into a higher plane of deliciousness when the pairing is right. Although wine is well known for the ability to transform the dining experience, many believe that beer is an even better pairing. This Thursday you can decide for yourself when you dine with Black Raven Brewing and EFESTÉ at Italianissimo. Five Beers from Black Raven Brewing Five Wines from... read more

Washington beers win at 2010 Great American Beer Festival

Last weekend, brewers and beer lovers converged in Denver for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). According to the Guinness  Book of World records, there are more beers on tap at GABF than anywhere else. More than 2,000 different beers from more than 450 of the nation’s finest breweries were available for tasting. In addition to the public tasting, beers were submitted for judging in 79... read more
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