Entries from September 16th, 2010

Great Canadian Beer Festival in Victoria Features Canada’s Best

September 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Beer Travels, Events

While many craft beer drinkers were anticipating this week’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver, this past weekend found Jeanne and I heading to Victoria, British Columbia for our first-ever visit to the Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF). Getting to Victoria is a very easy trip from Seattle, if you don’t have a problem utilizing […]

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Grab A Beer: Elysian Mens Room Original Red

September 15th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Elysian Mens Room Original Red Alcohol by Volume: 5.6% Visit Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown to find this beer and hundreds more! Intro: Brewed for the Mens Room radio show on 99.9 KISW The Rock in Seattle, this beer is being noticed by craft beer drinkers and listeners of the radio show alike. Sales of […]

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Elysian Brewing Back Up to Capacity

September 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

One thing that Elysian Brewing is reliable for is having a selection of rotating seasonals, specialty beers, and one-offs that make any visit to one of their three pubs worthwhile for even the most die-hard beer geeks. You can almost always find something new it seems. But, for the past several months their Elysian Fields […]

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Kona Brewing Pipeline Porter Returns

September 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Beer Releases

One of my favorite six-pack porters will be back on shelves soon. Brewed with “a hint” of Kona coffee, this is a great session porter with just enough added coffee flavor. This is a great beer for pairing with food and to use in recipes, as well. I made some mustard with this last year […]

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Alaskan Brewing stops into Brouwer’s tonight on their way to GABF

September 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Events

Stop on by Brouwer’s this evening to sample a selection of Alaskan beers, including a special keg of Bourbon Barrel Smoked Porter (the beer geek in me just got very excited).

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Beer Bust at Smarty Pants This Saturday Supports Cancer Care

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Smarty Pants, located at 6017 Airport Way in Georgetown, will host their 7th annual cancer care fundraiser this Saturday, September 11, which this year supports Gilda’s Club of Seattle. Beer Bust 2010 costs $20 to attend, and includes 4 beer tasting tokens. Additional tokens are available for $1.50 each. Participating breweries include Big Al, Georgetown, […]

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Extreme Beer Pairing Features Peanut Butter Stout, Other Rarities and Small Bites From Tom Douglas

September 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

If you are intrigued by the sound of a “Peanut Butter Stout” and food pairings that include Ox Tongue Street Tacos and Pickled Pigs Ears, then you won’t want to miss this Extreme Beer Pairing and Mustache Contest at Tom Douglas’ Palace Ballroom on Thursday, September 16, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. There will be ten […]

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Chris Miller of Snipes Mountain Brewing Visits Beveridge Place Pub On Thursday

September 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

One of my favorite Washington breweries, Snipes Mountain Brewing, will attend a Brewers Night at Beveridge Place Pub tomorrow night at 7pm. Head brewer Chris Miller is a West Seattle native, and he’ll be making the trip from Yakima with a bunch of gems for your drinking pleasure. Following is a list of what Chris […]

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Hopfest Hits Brouwer’s Cafe on Friday

September 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events

There is a lot to love about Brouwer’s Cafe, but one thing that really makes them stick out as one of the best beer bars in the country is their ability to put on amazing events and festivals throughout the year. Their Hopfest will take place this Friday and features over 60 hoppy beers on […]

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The Story of the Two Beers Brewing Company Fresh Hop 2010

September 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases

This post is from Joel VandenBrink, owner and brewmaster of Two Beers Brewing Company. Their fresh hop beer is pouring at their tap room starting today, and it is likely the first fresh hop beer to pour in Seattle this season. I love me some fresh hops, and they have a great story behind theirs […]

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