Entries from November 17th, 2009

Grab A Beer: Iron Horse Mocha Death

November 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews

Iron Horse Mocha Death Alcohol by Volume: 7.0% Intro: Iron Horse Brewery, located in Ellensburg, WA, takes their “regular” Quilter’s Irish Death and adds a whole bunch of espresso and cocoa for this 3rd Anniversary Beer for the Beer Shoppe in Yakima, WA. Description: You like coffee? Yeah, this one’s for you. Medium murky brown with […]

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Beer Phin-atics Have the Cure for What Ales You

November 16th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Colin Lenfesty, Events, Washington Breweries

This Saturday I found the answer to the heated health care debate. Beer. And I think it’s something Seattle has known  all along. Kaiser approached me a couple weeks back and asked if I would contribute to SBN occasionally. This is my first post and hope I can add a little something to the already […]

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Big Welcome to Chris Devlin and Colin Lenfesty

November 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Notes

You’re going to start seeing occasional posts from my friends Colin Lenfesty and Chris Devlin here at Seattlebeernews.com. We live in a huge world of beer these days, and no matter how hard I try I could never cover it all myself. It will be good to have Colin and Chris contribute their points of […]

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Random Beer Pic: Portland Beer Haul

November 13th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Oregon Breweries, Random Beer Pics

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Grab A Beer: Lagunitas Imperial Red

November 11th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer

Lagunitas Imperial Red Alcohol by Volume: 7.5% Intro: Lagunitas likes to make intense beers; they aren’t much for session ales. Located in Petaluma, CA, they fit right in with the rest of the great CA breweries sending their beer up here to the PNW. I hope to visit and thank them someday. Description:  This red ale […]

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Be Thankful for Beer This Thanksgiving

November 11th, 2009 · 15 Comments · Beer & Food

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, some people might be starting to plan their menus for the big day. At most traditional Thanksgiving gatherings, the average person will be holding a wine glass when it comes time to wash down the turkey and trimmings. But, before making the choice for wine, you should consider […]

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Cask-O-Rama, WABL Anniversary, and the Mighty, Mighty Seahawks (Ha!)

November 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

This weekend was just another reminder of how freaking great we have it here in Seattle (I know I may say that a lot, but I keep coming up with reasons why it’s true). Friday: I didn’t make it out for the start of the Beveridge Place Pub Cask-O-Rama on Thursday, so I had to […]

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Grab A Beer: Marin White Knuckle Double IPA

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer

Marin White Knuckle Double IPA Alcohol by Volume: 8.0% Intro: I’ve been looking for a bottle of this since it took 1st place over a lineup of stellar beers in the Imperial IPA category at my IPA Challenge held a couple of months ago at Beveridge Place Pub. It was a surprise champion to just […]

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Grab A Beer: Dick’s Imperial Stout

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Dick’s Imperial Stout Alcohol by Volume: 7.5% Intro: R.I.P. Dick Young. The founder of Dick’s Brewing Company, located in Centralia, WA, passed away recently. But, his spirit and his beer will live on. I wanted to grab a bottle of something to commemorate him with, and I’m not quite sure that I had ever tried […]

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Walla Walla Excursion – How About Some Beer With That Wine?

November 4th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Beer Travels, Washington Breweries

Last week found Jeanne & me happily taking a couple of days off of work to drive out to Walla Walla wine country. It’s a trip that we’ve been trying to fit in for a couple of years now, and we just kept putting it off. Now, you all know my preference in alcoholic beverages….but, I […]

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