Entries from April 30th, 2009

Collins Pub Brewers Dinners Coming for Seattle Beer Week

April 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries

As I just posted the other day, Seattle Beer Week is on the way…and I’m starting to get excited. Here are some details about events at Collins Pub for the week: hey friends! seattle beer week should be fun, eh? at collins pub we are doing a bunch of stuff, including two brewers dinners with […]

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California’s Firestone Walker Hits the WA Market

April 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Beer Releases, California Beer

Welcome to Washington, Firestone Walker! Thanks to the Fullpint.com for the heads up on the press release (see below). I’m not sure if we’ll see their beers on shelves immediately, but I’d highly suggest giving them a try when you see them. Their Union Jack IPA ranks up there with Pliny the Elder (from Russian […]

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Seattle Beer Week Right Around the Corner

April 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Releases, California Beer, Events, General Beer News, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

In case you hit your head and forgot, Seattle Beer Week is coming up soon. Things kick off on Thursday, May 7 with a party at Pike Brewing where they’ll be celebrating the release of Pike’s first double IPA as the commemorative brew for the first year of Seattle Beer Week. With all of the […]

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5 Questions from a Lazy Beer Writer – Drew Cluley of Pike

April 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

I started out my “5 Questions from a Lazy Beer Writer” with Joel Vandenbrink of Two Beers Brewery. Next up is Drew Cluley, Brew Master at Pike Brewing. Cheers to Drew for taking the time to answer my questions. 1) I saw Chris Devlin’s post about the Double IPA you guys brewed for Seattle Beer […]

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Kegs for Cavy Fundraiser at Brouwer’s Cafe on Sunday Night

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Events

Cheers to Chris Devlin over at the Beer Retard for bringing this to my attention the other day. He’s got a great writeup of the event that there isn’t anything to add to it, so I’m going to quote it. But, you should head to his site to check out the sweet pics of Cavy. […]

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Get Out of Town This Weekend – More Barleywine & April Brews Day

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Beer Travels, Events, Washington Breweries

There are two great events going on this weekend outside of Seattle that should give you a good reason to take a mini-roadtrip. Parkway Tavern Barleywine Festival in Tacoma – If you didn’t get enough barleywine in March here in Seattle, you’re in luck. The Parkway is one of Tacoma’s beer bright spots, and this […]

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Tom Robbins’ B is for Beer

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments · General Beer News

I have to admit that I’ve never read a Tom Robbins book, but I’ve been meaning to for a long time (that counts for something, right?). I’ve always heard good things and he sounds like an intriguing author. B is for Beer is Robbins’ ninth novel, and yes, it is a children’s book about beer…but […]

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Around the Horn – April 17, 2009

April 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Releases, Beer Travels, Events, General Beer News, Notes, Washington Breweries

- I’m sure quite a few of you saw Beer Wars last night…what did you think? I opted to wait for DVD and enjoyed a great dinner (complete with Snipes Mountain Porter) at La Medusa in Columbia City. Great food and nice atmosphere (but don’t expect a “beer joint”). If you go, do yourself a favor […]

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5 Questions from A Lazy Beer Writer – Joel Vandenbrink of Two Beers Brewery

April 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

I don’t get out as much as I used to these days, and even when I do have time to there are many nights I’m content just sitting at home drinking a couple beers, rather than hitting the bars/breweries and scouring for information to post on the blog. That’s where I’m hoping these wonderful internets […]

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Lambic Video From the WSJ

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Beer Travels, General Beer News

I thought I’d pass on this interesting video about lambics; nice to see the exposure on the WSJ. I think I may have to drink something sour tonight…

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