Entries from June 8th, 2009

Weekend Notes: Something About Weasels, and Someone Put Potatoes in My Beer

June 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Another weekend in the books…the weather wasn’t nearly as nice as it was the previous weekend, but it did the trick. A first for me: Before heading down to the Mariner’s game on Friday (which was a fantastic game, despite the loss and the end of Ichiro’s hitting streak) I enjoyed a beer whose ingredient list included something passed through the digestive […]

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Session #28: Missed Opportunites, but No Regrets

June 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Beer Travels

For those of you not familiar with the “Session”, a.k.a Beer Blogging Friday, it’s something that Stan Hieronymus over at Appellation Beer dreamed up. It is essentially an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to write about a single topic from their own unique perspective. This month’s session is hosted by […]

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Reunion for Beer Tribute, Taps and Growler Fills at Bottleworks and a Trip to Black Raven Brewing

June 4th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Today is the second anniversary of Reunion for Beer partner Virginia Maclean’s passing. The other 2 partners of this worthy cause, Alan Shapiro (SBS Imports) and Pete Slosberg (Pete’s Brewing Company), have a tribute up at http://www.reunionbeer.com/memorium.php. This year’s Reunion Beer, a Double Wheat Ale brewed by Bison Brewing, will only be available on draft […]

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Washington Brewers Festival Lineup & Preview

June 1st, 2009 · 10 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Compliments of the Washington Beer Commission, here is a preview of the upcoming Washington Brewers Festival.   For Immediate Release What’s pouring at  “The Mother of All Fathers Day Festivals” 2009 WASHINGTON BREWERS FESTIVAL Friday, June 19th–Sunday, June 21st, 2009  Ÿ  Saint Edward State Park Kenmore, WA- This Fathers Day Weekend the Washington Brewers Festival […]

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Quick Notes: Mini-Golf, New Bottles and a Terrible Tragedy

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Releases, Events, General Beer News, Notes, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

If you haven’t noticed, Summer has officially arrived early in Seattle. It’s been absolutely beautiful out for a while now and it looks to continue through next weekend at this point. I’m sure we’ll still have another run of crappy weather soon after that, though. Take advantage by drinking beers on your porch, heading out […]

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