Membership has its benefits: WABL Beer Bus Tour

The WABL Brewery Bus Tour is an opportunity for beer geeks to spend a day visiting and learning about the breweries in a specific region of Washington state. Some of the very first posts on this blog were about the 2009 WABL Brewery Bus Tour and the great experience...

Silver City Fat Scotch Ale meets Tempeh

Beer and vegetarian fare may seem like strange bedfellows, but some relationships just work. Recently, I discovered a tempeh and mushroom dish that was so delightful I made it over and over, gathering feedback from friends, especially vegetarian and vegan friends, and...

Fremont Oktoberfest Friday

We made sure that we were one of the first few through the gates at the Fremont Oktoberfest Friday evening. We like to party with the best of them, but we also appreciate low volume crowds so we can really savor our beer while the sun is shining. As the sun goes down,...

Beveridge Place Pub: Quality brew from near and far

I have already written about the great Silver City Brewery Eau Sombre we had last week at Beveridge Place Pub located in West Seattle (address: 6415 California Ave SW; phone (206) 932-9906).  First a big kudos to this fine establishment.  It is a very large...

Silver City Eau Sombre

Perfection in a glass.  The first time I remember trying this lovely nectar was at a Naked City Taphouse beer and food pairing event for Seattle Beer Week.  Silver City Brewery Eau Sombre is a deep dark amber color and has a lot of the traits of Barley wine: slightly...

Silver City Fat Woody

I had two opportunities to enjoy the Silver City Fat Woody during Seattle Beer Week. the first time was with Jeramie and Andrea at the Elysian during the Washington vs California firkin event. The second opportunity was at the Bodacious Beverage night  at Beveridge...