Feb 7, 2017
Bellingham, just an hour and a half drive north of Seattle, has some amazing, first-rate breweries. My brew posse and I headed up to Bellingham on a sunny, Friday morning just a few weeks ago and had Washington beer experience that surpassed all of my expectations. First and foremost, it was a sunny day in the Pacific Northwest in January!
The only planning was finding a...
Feb 3, 2017
Boundary Bay Brewery’s Bretta Whiskey Fever is part of their “Bootlegger Barrel Series” released on the Winter Solstice.
The 2015 Cabin Fever, Boundary Bay Brewery’s winter seasonal is the base beer of this special release. The Cabin Fever is an award winning beer in Boundary Bay’s line up, winning multiple Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup Awards.
A strong ale...
Nov 28, 2016
Pyramid Breweries’ classic Winter Warmer ale Snow Cap turns 30 this year. In celebration, Pyramid Brewery has brewed three versions for your beer drinking pleasure: Snow Cap, Super Snow Cap and Bourbon Barrel-aged Snow Cap. Pyramid Breweries, in honor of 30 years of their iconic Snow Cap, is giving away 30 flight vouchers with Alaska Airlines!
Whereas most winter ales are...
Oct 12, 2016
Congratulations to Scuttlebutt Brewing Company for providing excellent craft beers and ales to Everett, Washington and the greater Puget Sound area for the last twenty years! In celebration of this milestone, Scuttlebutt Brewery has doubled the size of their brewery and have added a beautifully designed tasting room. The new Scuttlebutt tasting room opened at the beginning of September.
Oct 4, 2014
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...
Sep 16, 2014
On Monday, Black Raven Brewing released UNABRIDGED, an eagerly anticipated collaboration brew with Stone Brewing. The Unabridged is a wine barrel aged Saison with sumo mandarin oranges and acacia.
The above is an accurate description of this Washington beer but it doesn’t do this delicious saison any justice. Light golden in color, this is a dry and refreshing beer. Traditionally saison were the...
Jun 14, 2014
Every year year, I say Friday night is the best night for beer at the Washington Brewers’ fest and I am (almost) never wrong. If you can get off work early on a Friday, get a baby sitter for the kids and you want bragging rights to tasting some pretty special Washington beer, Friday nights are for you. Although there are fewer brewers on opening night, there were still so many that I could not make...
Jun 9, 2014
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...
Dec 7, 2013
Don’t miss out on some excellent beers at the Washington Beer Commission’s 2013 Winter Brewfest. Actually, it is virtually impossible not to miss out some fantastic beer when you are immersed in a world of 150 beers to try! Here were some of our favorites from Friday night.
The drinker/writers of Wine Beer Washington tend to get glasses of different brews and share sips so we can...
Dec 4, 2013
Size does matter when it comes to Big Wood. Every year, Brouwer’s Cafe celebrates the beauty and brawn of barrel aged beer. Big Wood kicks off on December 5th at 11:00 am and continues through the weekend. At the opening bell, Brouwers will have up to 60 taps of barrel aged beers. As the weekend progresses barrel aged taps will be replaced by other kegs but some special, extremely limited kegs will...