Entries from February 16th, 2011

Grab A Beer: 21st Amendment Bitter American

February 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer

21st Amendment Bitter American Alcohol by Volume: 4.4% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Visit during Full Throttle’s 21st Amendment tasting tonight to try this and three of their other beers. Intro: 21st Amendment Brewery, located in San Francisco, CA, continues to release interesting beers in 12oz cans. Bitter American […]

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Higgins Restaurant in Portland to Host Pike Brewing Beer Dinner This Wednesday

February 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

For anyone that may happen to be in Portland this Wednesday night, Higgins Restaurant is hosting Pike Brewing for a beer dinner that looks like it should not be missed. Higgins is one of the top restaurants in the Northwest when it comes to pairing beer with good food, and Pike is known for making […]

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Airways Brewing to Expand Current Location and Open Second Location in Downtown Kent

February 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Big news from Airways Brewing, located in Kent, Washington! Press Release: Kent, WA (02/14/11) – Airways Brewing Company, Kent’s Brewery, today announced the expansion of its North Kent production facility and tap room, as well as a new location in the Downtown Kent Historic District. The brewery’s current location, in the North Kent industrial area, […]

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Nine Washington Beers Advance to Second Round of the Brewing News National IPA Championship

February 14th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Nineteen Washington IPAs competed in the first round of the Brewing News National IPA Championship this weekend, and the results are in. Nine Washington IPAs survived to fight on in the second round, which will take place this Saturday, February 19. The results from the first round are below, as well as the second round […]

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Seattle Beer News Top 10 Beer Spots – #2 Brouwer’s Cafe

February 11th, 2011 · 24 Comments · Bar Reviews

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 #3. Beer Mecca. That is the phrase that comes to mind when trying to summarize my thoughts […]

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Grab A Beer: Silver City Fat Woody Scotch Ale

February 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Silver City Fat Woody Scotch Ale Alcohol by Volume: 9.2% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Silver City Brewery, located on the Kitsap Peninsula in Silverdale, WA, takes their already fantastic Fat Scotch Ale and ages it on oak to make Fat Woody. Other favorites from Silver City include […]

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Russian River Pliny the Younger and Black Raven Wisdom Seeker Double IPA Coming Soon

February 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Beer Releases, California Beer, Washington Breweries

This is a great time of year for hop-heads. Russian River just released their 11% ABV Pliny the Younger, which is the bigger brother of their uber-popular Pliny the Elder double IPA. While it is currently pouring at the brewery in California, we probably won’t see the beer at Seattle accounts until sometime next week, […]

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Two Special Casks of Dry-Hopped New Belgium Fat Tire to Pour on Thursday

February 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases

Fat Tire isn’t exactly the most exciting beer in the world to most beer geeks these days. But, hold on; have you ever had it on cask? And dry hopped at that? You’ll have a chance this Thursday. Sessionable beers, like Fat Tire, often shine when poured from a cask, and the extra dry hopping […]

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Pike Brewing’s 3rd Annual Chocofest Pairs Chocolate with Drinks This Thursday

February 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

A love of chocolate and beer are two things that many couples can both agree on. This Thursday, you’ll have a chance to learn more about pairing the two together. Leading up to Valentine’s Day, Pike Brewing is holding their 3rd Annual Chocofest on Thursday, February 10, to explore more than two dozen chocolates from […]

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Brewing News National IPA Championship Gives Washington Breweries a Chance to Win Top Honors – You Can Too

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · California Beer, Oregon Breweries, Polls, Washington Breweries

If you haven’t noticed, IPAs are kind of a popular style in Seattle and the rest of the northwest. While local beer drinkers know how many great examples of the style are obtainable in our fair state, the large majority of these IPAs are not distributed very far from the source and it is a […]

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