Jan 6, 2017
If you haven’t been drinking Elysian’s winter pale ale Bifrost this season, you have been missing out. With the frigid temperatures of late and the football playoffs this weekend, it is the perfect time to eat, drink and enjoy Elysian Bifrost. Yes, you read me right, EAT Bifrost pale ale: cooking and pairing with beer is delicious. Try eating a hearty meal of Washington beer flavored food this...
Sep 26, 2016
Elysian Brewing is releasing their second special saison of the year: Saison Elysee on September 27 at Tangletown. From 6-9pm, be able to purchase the Saison Elysee on draft or by bottle, enjoy live music, farm style activities and more at the beer release party.
The Saison Elysee is a unique farm style Belgian Saison, surprising accented by cumin. The cumin gives this beer it’s individuality and...
Jun 20, 2015
In celebration of the 10th Annual Washington Brewers Festival, brewers decided to come together to craft a special commemorative beer, Brewers from five Washington state breweries, who volunteer on the Washington Beer Commission’s Festival Committee, joined forces to make this thirst quenching craft beer. Brewers from Fremont, Elysian, Beardslee, Diamond Knot and Two Beers breweries...
Nov 6, 2014
Winter Wag is designed for dog lovers, winter sport lovers and of course beer lovers! Winter Wag is partly about avalanche awareness and partly a fundraiser to benefit Crystal Mountain’s Avalanche Dogs. Winter Wag takes place November 15, 2014 4-9pm
Crystal Mountain’s Avalanche Dogs go through vigorous training to assist the ski patrol in a avalanche rescue. Once they are certified,...
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...
Feb 4, 2013
Belgianfest 2013 was a dream day for sour beer lovers. I think there was close to twice the number of sour beers than at prior Belgianfests. As a sour beer lover, I was a very happy girl.This was the 4th annual belgianfest and I think it was the Washington Beer Commission’s ‘best one yet. Previous Belgianfests were really crowded but this second year at the Bell Harbor Conference Center was a...
Jun 13, 2012
It seems too often that the Washington brewer community gathers to mourn someone who left us too soon. On June 14, friends and family will gather to remember Nap Cantwell on what would have been his 19th birthday.
Nap Cantwell just graduated from high school last year and was working in the family business, Elysian Brewing. Nap was on his way to work, where he was running the new 60 head bottle...
May 14, 2012
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...
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...
May 10, 2012
The official brew for Seattle Beer Week 2012 . . . Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout brewed by Elysian Brewing Co. and invented by Steve Luke.
What? A stout – a beer style that is more malty than hoppy. Has hell frozen over here in the state of Washington? Up to now the official Seattle Beer Week beers have focused on hops, not malt, reflecting what seems to be the...