Oct 7, 2016
The annual event known as Piketoberfest is a sure sign that fall has arrived! The sold out event held at Pike Brewery down in Pike Place Market welcomed 250 people to celebrate the season with samples of beer, wine, mead, distilled spirits and a variety of food, including pretzels in many forms. The vendors were an intriguing mix spread out through two levels of brewery.
In the Museum room I immediately...
Apr 11, 2016
Washington beer is aged in Washington whiskey barrels to create the tasty and complex brews in Pike Brewing barrel aged series. The Barrel Thief welcomes Pike Brewing on Wednesday, April 13th for Barrel-Aged Pike Night from 6-8 pm.
The Barrel Thief will have kegs of whiskey-barrel-aged Pike Brewing beer:
Pike Kilt Lifter is a Scotch style ale aged in Westland Distillery casks
Pike Tandem is a Belgian...
Feb 5, 2013
Fifth Annual Chocofest is taking over Pike Brewing on February 10th for Foreplay before the Big Day. For the first time Chocofest will take over the brew pub to provide a bigger and better Chocofest, highlighting 69 different providers of beer, wine, food and spirits to delight all your senses. Explore the museum room, the brewery cellar and every other room in the brewpub for delicious beverage and food....
Jun 11, 2012
Tie one on, a blue ribbon that is, at the Pints for Prostates event at Pike Brewing June 14, 2012.
They may know their IPA but do they know their PSA?
“Tie One On” is not about drinking to get drunk. It’s about the blue ribbon, and we aren’t talking about Pabst Blue Ribbon 😛 Timed close to Father’s Day, Pike’s Pints For Prostates event is a great way to...
Mar 20, 2012
Pike Brewing’s Annual Chocofest continues to charm me. How can it not – it’s all about CHOCOLATE! Throw in the hospitality of Rose Anne and Charles Finkel, top that off with the addition of specialty brews incorporating chocolate, proceeds from the event benefiting Seattle job training program FareStart and you’ve got an event that remains tops in my book. If you missed out this year, not to worry....
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...
Nov 11, 2011
Last April we asked the question, “Is pairing wine with chocolate like having sex on the beach?” Well, what about pairing beer and chocolate? The Finkels of Pike Brewing celebrate the pairing of beer and chocolate each year right before Valentine’s Day with their Chocofest that they like to bill as “foreplay before the big day.” So maybe this is the pairing we should be romanticizing.
Nov 3, 2011
In preparation of the first International Stout Day, November 3, 2011 we gathered to celebrate Washington stout beers and delicious food. Schedules dictated that we do our main celebration on Sunday evening but today we share the adventure!
Washington Stout Beers
American Brewery Oatmeal Stout– dense, dark with a dense tan head for a bottled stout, the American Brewery Oatmeal stout is chewy...
Aug 8, 2011
Italianissimo continues their exquisite and FUN beer and wine dinner series on Thursday August 11th. This month, Chef Kent Betts partners with 21 Acres farm to craft a locally sourced, seasonal dinner: 5 beers. 5 wines. 5 courses. All beer, food and wine are local, sustainable, and/or organic.
Kale and beet summer salad, garnished with edible flowers.
BEER: Domaine Dupont Organic Cidre Dupont
Jun 14, 2011
Being a Washington beer blogger you won’t often hear me advocating blue ribbon and beer, but I am inviting you to Tie One On at Pike Brewing on Thursday, June 16th. Pink ribbons are universally accepted as a symbol in the fight against breast cancer but did you know blue ribbons symbolizing the fight against prostate cancer? You probably weren’t aware because men may talk about sexual conquests...