EFESTE Rockin’ Sips for LLS

EFESTE Rockin’ Sips for LLS

Celebrate wine, love, life, family and fun at the 7th annual EFESTÉ Rockin’ Sips on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Rockin’ Sips is EFESTÉ Winery’s biggest event of the year, featuring a delicious assortment of Washington wine and beer, food and...
Car Wash and Trickster?!?

Car Wash and Trickster?!?

I just bought Black Raven Trickster IPA at a car wash. I’ll let that sink in a bit. I remember when I would have to get a ride around the lake or wait for a beer fest to taste Black Raven beer. I remember talking to Beaux and Nigel in the early days about the...
Brouwers Big Wood Beer 2013

Brouwers Big Wood Beer 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...
Cask Beer Festival 2013

Cask Beer Festival 2013

The 2013 Cask Festival continues to be one of the best annual beer events to attend. Amazing varieties of exotic brews that exhibited the great skill of our Pacific Northwest Brew Masters. The Bell Harbor venue was excellent. One major, awesome attribute that I would...
3rd Annual Washington Beer Open House

3rd Annual Washington Beer Open House

On the last Saturday in February, Washington breweries from across the state hold an open house 12-5pm This year, 52 breweries are participating on Saturday February 23, 2013. Participating Washington breweries will have rare beers to try, food made with beer, food...
Belgianfest 2012

Belgianfest 2012

The Washington Beer Commission’s third annual Belgian Fest was held this past weekend at Bell Harbor Center on Pier 66. Bean, Jonathan and I attended on a beautiful Saturday afternoon making it heartbreaking to be indoors. An amazing array of delicious brews...
Death comes again, La Petite Mort

Death comes again, La Petite Mort

La Petite Mort means a little death, but if you are a Black Raven Brewery fan it means a beer orgasm. Especially after that La Petite Mort has taken up residence in a bourbon barrel.  Since 2009, Black Raven has released La Petite Mort on Bastille day. Some of this...
Beer and Wines that Haunt

Beer and Wines that Haunt

Each year, we celebrate Halloween by recalling the wines we sampled this past year that continued to haunt us long after the last sip. This year we are correcting the error of not including beer in the list of Washington beverages that continue to haunt us. The list...