May 12, 2012
The 4th annual Seattle Beer Week started off with a bang and FOUR kick off parties!
Ed and I started our night out at the Elysian for the Mayor’s proclamation and the tapping of the official 2012 Seattle Beer Week beer, the Elysian Slip Shot Espresso Stout. We had are unofficial start to Seattle Beer Week with a bottle of Slip Shot with our lunch earlier that day, but I am a sucker for a fresh brew...
Feb 27, 2012
How excited is Lake City to have a brew pub? If the line snaking out to the parking lot for the Elliott Bay Brew Pub sneak peak was a clue, you would guess that they are pretty excited! The second annual Washington Brewery Open House was February 25, 2012 and Elliott Bay Brewing opened up the loading dock doors for a glimpse and a taste.
With plans to officially open in late March, the brewpub is...
Feb 9, 2012
Are you ready for “Foreplay before the Big Day“? Pike Brewing is hosting their fourth annual Chocofest on Sunday February 12th, 2012.
Some say size doesn’t matter, but when it comes to Chocofest who doesn’t want bigger? This year promises to be bigger and unlike some lovers in your past, Pike Brewing delivers. This year’s Chocofest has moved into the expanded brewing space to...
Dec 1, 2011
Does anything say December like Big Time Brewery’s Old Wooly Barley wine?
A gorgeous mahogany color, this is a hearty beer for the darker days of December. Smooth and hoppy, it shows the best aspects of both malt and hops. The nose is more malty caramel than hoppy but this isn’t a sweet candy beer. That caramel is chased by the hops, giving the caramel taste but not sweet syrupy coating you...
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...