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Floating Bridge Brewing Salsa Cervesa

Floating Bridge Brewing released Salsa Cervesa in honor of Seattle Beer Week and Cinco de Mayo. The Salsa Cervesa is the Floating Bridge Brewing Blonde Ale brewed with tomato and jalapeños.   Cilantro and limes were added at the very end of the brewing process. The cilantro, citrus and hops greet your nose as you first bring the glass upwards to your face. I really don’t get much tomato... read more

Seattle Beer Week Cask-O-Rama

Beveridge Place Pub hosted the Annual Seattle Beer Week Cask-O-Rama, featuring Seattle breweries. The Seattle Beer Cask-O-Rama ran May 4-5, 2017 and was one of the Seattle Beer Week Kick-Off party locations on Thursday night.  It was Thursday night, that I stumbled in soaking wet out of the thunderstorm, half an hour late for the “official” kick off party, and desperately in need for... read more

Seattle Beer Week 2017 Kicks Off This Week

The 9th Annual Seattle Beer Week is tapped on May 4th, 2017 with it’s traditional tour of kick off parties around the Seattle area. What follows is an exciting and eclectic celebration of beer through Sunday May 14th. This year the official Seattle Beer Week Beer is Bale Breaker Brewing Co Fresh Off the Farm IPA. The official kickoff party is starts at 4:30pm at Flatstick Pub in Pioneer Square... read more

Seattle Beer Week 5th Anniversary

This year, Seattle Beer Week is celebrating its 5th anniversary! Although Seattle Beer Week isn’t until May 9-19th, beer makers and beer lovers are hard at work with Seattle Beer Week preparations. Already a great pub crawl is planned on Mother’s Day. Food and beer go together and you will have ample opportunities to indulge in beer and tasty treats from oysters to chocolate to full brewmaster... read more

I Survived Seattle Beer Week 2012

It all began with a bus ride 11 days ago to four Seattle Beer Week kick off parties and concluded with the Brewer’s Hangover Brunch and BBQ at Malt and Vine. In between, I enjoyed two brewer’s dinners, beer and oysters, brewery competitions, two beer classes, special beer releases and many, many glasses of beer and over 20 different events! I managed to take a bunch of pictures and take  a lot... read more

Sip & Slurp: Beer & Oyster Pairing Competition

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... read more

SBW Day 2: Sour and Stout

Everything can fade in comparison to the annual Back in Black Stout fest, but there were plenty of opportunities for the non-stout lover to get your fix of beer and fun on Friday in Seattle. Seattle Beer Week boasted 21 different events for Friday. Go ahead and call me a wuss because I only made it to two of them. Noble Fir possessed two things that I really wanted on Friday: a ladies cut Seattle Beer Week... read more

1,2,3,4 SBW Kick off parties!

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... read more

Seattle Beer Week Royalty – Elysian Split Shot

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... read more

Seattle Beer Week 2012

Beer lovers from around the country are descending upon Seattle to celebrate the best beer week. Today marks the beginning of the 4th annual Seattle Beer Week. From now until May 20, 2012 you can find all sorts of events celebrating beer. These beer events range from brewer nights to classes to Mother’s Day brunches to competitions to crazy parties. Beer is definitely the star of the week but has a great... read more

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