Entries from October 12th, 2010

Big Portland Weekend Done…Even Bigger Seattle Week To Come

October 12th, 2010 · 8 Comments · + Russ, Beer Travels, Chris Devlin, Colin Lenfesty, Events

(posted by Chris Devlin) Seattle Beer News staffers Colin, Russ and I spent Saturday in Portland checking out the Fresh Hop Tastival. While it wasn’t the magical experience that Geoff and I had last year, there were some tasty beers. The three of us lost track of each other during the day’s debauchery, but we […]

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Learn More About Cider at Saturday’s WAHA Mead and Cider Clinic

October 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Cider, Colin Lenfesty

(posted by Colin Lenfesty) With fall getting into full swing and apples in abundance, there’s nothing quite like having a glass of Washington made cider, even more so if it’s one that was crafted by you. With the recent success of Cider Summit NW and the formation of the Northwest Cider Association, interests have been […]

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Random Beer Picture: Little Dog

October 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries, Random Beer Pics

This weekend, a few of us were down in Portland at Hair Of The Dog to try Little Dog.  Little Dog is a special experimental small beer made from the second runnings of Doggie Claws 2010.  At 4%, it was light and refreshing with enough taste, texture and bitterness. Cheers, Russ

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5 Questions with Tony Savoy of Flyers Brewery

October 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Washington Breweries

No visit to Whidbey Island is complete without a stop at Flyers Brewery in Oak Harbor. They make some great beers, and whenever I’m lucky enough to find them on tap here in Seattle it is tough to pass them up. I recently caught up with owner and brewer Tony Savoy to see what’s happening […]

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Bar Review: Liberty – Capitol Hill

October 8th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Bar Reviews, Chris Devlin

(posted by Chris Devlin) Since Geoff has given me Seattle Beer News for a few weeks, I’ll be posting bar reviews here and on my blog Every Bar in Seattle, where I attempt to drink at every bar in the Seattle city limits. Since the focus at SBN is beer, I’ll scrutinize each bar’s beer […]

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Grab A Beer: Great Divide Rumble

October 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Great Divide Rumble Alcohol by Volume: 7.1% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: When it comes down to it, I’m an IPA man. It’s my go-to style, and I just can’t get enough hop extract into my bloodstream. When breweries try to add another layer of flavor with wood-aging, […]

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Review: Georgetown Lucille Cask at The Beveridge Place Pub

October 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Beer Reviews, Events, Random Beer Pics

Last night, The Beveridge Place Pub in West Seattle hosted a cask night featuring Georgetown Brewing’s Lucille IPA. This was a special cask featuring an addition of pub-grown Cascade fresh hops. From The Bev Place: DENNIS DOES LUCILLE IPA CASK! Lucille IPA on cask is special enough, but to further enhance its allure, our bartender, […]

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October – A Little Help From My Friends

October 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment · + Russ, Chris Devlin, Colin Lenfesty

Just a heads up that over the next few weeks you’ll be seeing posts from Chris Devlin, aka The Beer Retard, the guy who is trying to keep up with his mission over at Every Bar In Seattle, as well as possible posts from a couple other friends. Don’t worry, I’m not giving away the […]

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Grab A Beer: Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

October 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout Alcohol by Volume: 7.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: What’s this? A new beer from Guinness!? Well, kind of. The Guinness Foreign Extra Stout has been available in several international markets for quite a while. It was even available in the US prior to […]

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3rd Annual Vashon Island CiderFest Coming Up on October 9

October 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Cider

If you are one of the many people that continue to explore the wonders of hard cider, then head over to Vashon Island on October 9 for the 3rd Annual Vashon Island Ciderfest. 30 ciders will be pouring from the following northwest cidermakers: Blue Mountain Cider Co, Eaglemount Wine & Cider, Finnriver Farm & Cidery, […]

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