Entries from May 28th, 2010

Seattle Beer News/Big Al Brewing Passive Aggressive Wheat Coming to Washington Brewers Fest

May 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Beer Releases, Events, Washington Breweries

A few weeks ago I asked for your help in naming a special beer that I’ll be pouring at the Seattle Beer News booth at the upcoming 2010 Washington Brewers Festival, to be crafted for me by Alejandro at Big Al Brewing. After sorting through a bunch of replies, Facebook comments, and emails, my favorite […]

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If You See This Woman Today, Tell Her Happy Birthday!

May 27th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Events

Today marks a momentous occasion in the life of my fiance, Jeanne McCarthy. She’s crossing over to join the rest of us that are 30+ years old. Jeanne, I love you with all my heart and can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you. Anyone that knows Jeanne well knows that she […]

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Seattle Ranks #2 on Kiplinger’s Best Cities List

May 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

It’s no surprise to local residents that Seattle continues to appear on “Best Of” lists year after year. The latest is Kiplinger’s list of the 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade. Austin, Texas takes the top spot, but Seattle is a close second. Here is a bit of what Kiplinger’s has to say about […]

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5 Things Learned During Seattle Beer Week 2010

May 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Beer & Food, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

An epic 2010 Seattle Beer Week is in the books. Lots of outstanding beer was drank, and fun was had by many. I could fill up several posts with reviews from the week, but I figured I’ll just summarize a few of my thoughts here. I’d love to hear some of your thoughts as well, […]

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Seattle Beer Week Photos – 400+ And Counting

May 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Random Beer Pics, Washington Breweries

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the Seattle Beer Week Flickr pool. There are currently more than 400 photos and 16 members. Anyone can join and upload their pictures if they wish. Or, you can just flip through if that’s your thing. My brain is a bit melted from the madness that was SBW. I […]

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Poll: How Many Seattle Beer Week Events Did You Make It To?

May 24th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Polls

Just out of curiosity, I’m wondering how many Seattle Beer Week events the readers of this blog attended. I have a few beer-loving friends that hit 20+ events, and I have a few that I don’t think had the time to hit any at all. How many did you finish with? Feel free to  leave […]

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Seattle Beer Week: Highlights and Events for Friday, May 21

May 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, California Beer, Events, General Beer News, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

It’s time for the weekend and the last few days of Seattle Beer Week. We can get through this. Your liver can rest on Monday. Below are today’s highlights followed by a full list of events. Brewers 9 ball Tournament at Tap House Grill – I don’t frequent the Tap House very often, but I […]

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Seattle Beer Week: Highlights and Events for Thursday, May 20

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, General Beer News

This is the homestretch now. Heading into the final few days of Seattle Beer Week, there are still many worthy events on the docket. Below are today’s highlights followed by a full list of events. Brouwer’s Sour Beer Festival – Sure to be the highlight of SBW for many of us sour beer-loving freaks. Pucker […]

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Elysian Tangletown Beer Dinner Review

May 19th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

This guest review of Monday’s dinner at Elysian Tangletown, featuring Elysian’s Dick Cantwell and Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione, comes to you from Gibson Holub. You should also check out Gibson’s website, Bottle Battle, where he pits two beers against each other and writes up a review. His most recent post compares the Hale’s Seattle Beer […]

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Seattle Beer Week: Highlights and Events for Wednesday, May 19

May 19th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Releases, California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Ready for another round of Seattle Beer Week madness? Below are some highlights followed by a complete list of events. “The Odd Couple” with Charles and Sam – One of my favorite restaurants, Art of the Table, hosts Charles Finkel of Pike Brewing and Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Brewing for an afternoon of small […]

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