Entries from December 15th, 2010

Grab A Beer: 21st Amendment Fireside Chat

December 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer

21st Amendment Fireside Chat Alcohol by Volume: 7.9% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: 21st Amendment Brewery, located in San Francisco, CA, has been around since 2000. But, it was just a year or two ago that we started seeing their beer shipped to the Seattle markets in 12oz […]

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Triple Cask Tuesday Tonight at the Maritime Jolly Roger Taproom

December 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food, Events

Looking for a reason to grab a beer tonight? How about Triple Cask Tuesday at the Jolly Roger Taproom in Ballard? Starting at 5pm they’ll have three different cask beers pouring for $3.25 per pint, including a special cask of Flagship Red Ale dry-hopped with Ahtanum and Mt. Rainier hops. They also have a happy […]

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Seattle Beer News Top 10 Beer Spots – #7 Big Time Brewery & Alehouse

December 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Bar Reviews, Washington Breweries

This is the Seattle Beer News list of the Top 10 Beer Spots in Seattle. Many great bars, pubs, and breweries won’t make this list; that doesn’t mean they aren’t outstanding places. Check out the previous post for #8. #7 Beer Spot in Seattle: Big Time Brewery & Alehouse When I moved to Seattle a […]

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Washington Winter Beer Festival Kicks Off Tonight – Top 10 Picks

December 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

The Washington Winter Beer Festival kicks off at 5:30pm tonight in the Palladium at Hale’s Ales (in the back), and it continues tomorrow with 2 sessions from Noon to 4:00pm and 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Tickets should still be available at the door, but no guarantees. The beer list for this year’s festival has so many selections I’d […]

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Seattle Times: Port Townsend Great Place to Explore Washington Hard Cider

December 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Cider

If you haven’t noticed, hard cider continues to get more, and more attention. Just like Washington breweries were ahead of the curve when it came to craft beer, Washington cideries are doing the same for the growing industry these days. Check out this well-written piece from the Seattle Times covering three cideries located around Port Townsend: Wildfire […]

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Follow-up: Opening Beer List for New 5 Corner Market in Ballard

December 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Beer & Food, General Beer News

Nancy Leson of the Seattle Times reported last week that a new 125-seat gastropub called the 5 Corner Market Bar & Kitchen will be opening in Ballard on December 13. I was able to get a hold of their planned opening day beer list (subject to change). It’s a nice mix European imports and craft […]

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Seattle Beer News Top 10 Beer Spots – #8 Elysian Capitol Hill

December 6th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Bar Reviews, Washington Breweries

This is the Seattle Beer News list of the Top 10 Beer Spots in Seattle. Many great bars, pubs, and breweries won’t make this list; that doesn’t mean they aren’t outstanding places. Check out the previous post for #9. #8 Beer Spot in Seattle: Elysian Capitol Hill Elysian Brewing has been serving up fine beers […]

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Brouwer’s Big Wood Fest Continues This Weekend

December 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events

While many of the most-sought-after gems were gone way before the curtain closed last night on Brouwer’s 2010 Big Wood festival, there will be much still available today and throughout the rest of the weekend. As for what I tried yesterday, the Russian River Deviation was hands down my favorite. This Bottleworks 9th Anniversary sour […]

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New Gastropub to Open in Ballard

December 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Notes

According to Nancy Leson of the Seattle Times, a new 125-seat gastropub called the 5 Corner Market is set to open at the old Lombardi’s space at 2200 NW Market St in Ballard on December 13. The kitchen will be run by Sam Crannell: Crannell’s resume includes stints at Quinn’s Pub and Oddfellows, and his […]

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Deschutes The Abyss Returns

December 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

Not long after unleashing the much anticipated Dissident, Deschutes is already moving on to their next big release. The Abyss is available at the Deschutes locations in Bend and Portland today, and bottles will be released here in Seattle (and elsewhere) “soon after”. This is the fifth annual release of The Abyss, and this 11% ABV imperial stout has […]

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