Entries from May 13th, 2011

Portland Beer Trippin’ – Eastside Exploration Part 2

May 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Bar Reviews, Beer & Food, Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

After visits to Deschutes, Bailey’s, Pine State Biscuits, Coalition Brewing, and Migration Brewing (read all about it in Part 1), Jeanne and I were off to a great start in what ended up being another impressive Portland exploration trip a couple of weekends ago. We were enjoying the sun and beers so much at Migration […]

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Rogue Issaquah Looking for New Head Brewer

May 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

If you’re a professional brewer looking for a change, or a serious home brewer looking to make the jump, the Rogue Issaquah brewery is looking to hire a new head brewer. If interested, please contact Gary Fleshman at Rogue: gary@rogue.com. More info on the Rogue Issaquah Brewery: Acquired by Rogue Ales in 2000, Issaquah Brewhouse […]

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Today’s Spotting: The Ave Rat at Big Time Brewery

May 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Beer Releases, General Beer News, Random Beer Pics, Washington Breweries

Come on down to Big Time Brewery today to celebrate the 2011 release of Ave Rat Malt Liquor!

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A Dog and A Beer: Craft Beer Selections at Safeco

May 11th, 2011 · 10 Comments · Chris Clemetson, General Beer News

Story by SBN contributor Chris Clemetson. Safeco Field has something like four options for hotdogs.  Luckily, they have much more variety in the beer department, although things are a bit different at Safeco Field for 2011.  After my third Mariners game this year, I think I finally have the beer situation figured out; just in […]

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Portland Beer Trippin’ – Eastside Exploration Part 1

May 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Oregon Breweries

Ah, Portland. It is rare that two great beer cities the likes of Seattle & Portland exist within such a short distance of each other, and I try to make it down to Beervana as much as possible. On a trip a couple weekends ago, Jeanne and I took the 5:30pm Amtrak train (now with free wifi) south on […]

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Elysian Brewing Celebrates 15th Anniversary May 9 -13

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

It seems like there are a lot of breweries with big anniversaries this year, and Elysian Brewing is no exception. Congrats to the entire team at Elysian for bringing Seattle 15 years of great beer and food at their Capitol Hill brewpub! The big celebration will be during the Throwback Birthday Party at the Capitol Hill pub […]

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Two Beers Jalapeno IPA at Noble Fir Tonight, Lazy Boy 5th Anniversary IPA Coming, and Seattle Business Article on Local Nanobreweries

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

A few things of note today. First up, brewmaster/owner Joel VandenBrink of Two Beers Brewing will be visiting the Noble Fir in Ballard tonight from 5pm to 9pm to enjoy a special keg of Two Beers Evolution IPA brewed with jalapenos. According to Joel: We took our regular Evo. IPA, sliced up jalapenos really tiny […]

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Black Raven Brewing Celebrates 2nd Anniversary This Saturday

May 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Cheers to the crew over at Black Raven Brewing for closing in on two very succesful years of business! In that short time period, they’ve won multiple awards for their beers, expanded their production capacity, expanded their tap room, and won the loyalty of many local beer drinkers. Join them at the brewery this Saturday […]

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Seattle Neighborhood Beer Crawl: Green Lake

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Travels, Washington Breweries

Seattle has a lot of walkable neighborhoods that are perfect for exploring beer spots. A couple of weekends ago a group of friends joined Jeanne and I as we set our sights on the area around Green Lake. With a stash of bars and restaurants in the Tangletown neighborhood to the south, and then a strip […]

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