Entries from August 11th, 2010

Pyramid and Magic Hat Now Part of North American Breweries

August 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · General Beer News

There had been talk of this deal recently, and now it is official. North American Breweries has purchased the holding company that owns Pyramid, Magic Hat, and MacTarnahan’s. If you aren’t familiar with North American Breweries, they are the North American distributor and importer of Labatt, and they also own Genesee (don’t forget Genny Light!), […]

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Sour Beer Tasting at Full Throttle Bottles on Wednesday

August 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Events

Whether you are new to the style or just need a refresher on some old favorites, stop on by Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown tomorrow, Wednesday, August 11, between 5pm and 7pm to sample four world-class Belgian sour ales. Sour ales might be a shock to your system the first time you try one, but […]

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Emerald City Beer Company Debuts Dottie Seattle Lager on Thursday

August 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Here is your chance to try the new Dottie Seattle Lager from the new Emerald City Beer Company. Stop on by Jillian’s this Thursday, August 12, from 5pm to 9pm for $3 pints.

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Belltown Bar Crawl – Whisky Bar Selection Impresses

August 6th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Beer & Food, General Beer News

Somehow, last night turned into an impromptu bar crawl to a few Belltown spots. My head is hurting a bit this morning, but I managed to put some thoughts together on the places we visited. Whisky Bar – Located at 2nd and Virginia, the Whisky Bar offers a selection of 200+ types of whisky, but […]

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Local Breweries Honored in Seattle Weekly’s 25th Annual Best of Seattle Awards

August 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

The Seattle Weekly has their annual “Best of Seattle Awards” results posted, and a few local breweries took home honors. The winners in beer-related categories follow, along with an excerpt from each writeup. Please follow each link for the full writeup. Best Guide to Homebrewing – Alejandro Brown of Big Al Brewing Belly up to […]

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Greg Fleehart Pairs Silver City Brewery’s Indianola Pale Ale with Thai Chicken Penne

August 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

This is the first in a series of posts inviting local beer industry professionals to pair a beer with a dish, including a recipe so that readers can try the pairing at home. Employee Name and Position: Greg Fleehart – Production Brewer at Silver City Brewery Dish: Thai Chicken Penne (see recipe below) Beer Pairing: […]

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Kona Brewing Company Merges with Craft Brewers Alliance

August 3rd, 2010 · 5 Comments · General Beer News

Kona Brewing Company has had a long-standing relationship with the Craft Brewers Alliance (CBA), and that relationship has now turned into a merger. Kona will become a wholly owned subsidiary of CBA, joining the family of local NW breweries Redhook and Widmer, and also Goose Island Beer Company (CBA owns 40% of the Chicago brewery). Kona has […]

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Join the Mariners at Safeco Field for Northwest Beer and Baseball

August 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food, Events, Washington Breweries

Looking for an excuse to still watch the wretched Mariners this season? If beer is your main reason for going out to the ballpark these days, this pre-Mariners game event on Thursday, September 2, might be right up your alley. See the details and purchase tickets at this special group page on the Mariners website. Here are the […]

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