Entries from June 29th, 2012

Collins Pub Owner Opening Mutiny Hall in Roosevelt

June 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Residents of Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood will soon have another option for finding good beer. Seth Howard, owner of Collins Pub, Hudson Public House and The Last Drop, is opening Mutiny Hall, his fourth craft beer-focused business. The restaurant will be located at 1205 NE 65th, right next to Pies & Pints, and Howard is targeting […]

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Big Time Old Sol Wheatwine Will Brighten Up Your Day

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

There are a lot of seasonal summer releases that I look forward to each year, but possibly none more than Big Time Old Sol Wheatwine. This is Big Time’s summertime version of a barleywine, which they brew annually on the Lunar New Year and then release on the following Summer Solstice. It is not your […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Festivals at Brouwer’s Cafe

June 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Here is some advance notice from Brouwer’s Cafe on three of their biggest festivals of the year. Mark your calendars so you don’t end up doing something stupid like missing these. Hopfest - September 27th and starts at 11am, is annual celebration of all things hoppy. We moved the date of this to a little later […]

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Tastings, Crawfish, Stone and More

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

It seems like beer events can drop off a bit during the summer season, but there is plenty going on the rest of this week. See below if you are looking for an excuse to drink good beer. Boulevard Brewing Tasting at Full Throttle Bottles – Wed 6/27 Boulevard has some fantastic specialty beers, and […]

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Uber Tavern Celebrates 6 Years Tonight with Special Beers

June 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Cheers to Uber Tavern on 6 years of bringing thirsty Seattle beer drinkers a great selection of beers from near and far. Over the years, I’ve moved to the other side of town and don’t make it in as much as I used to, but it is certainly one of my favorite spots in Seattle. […]

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Imperial IPA Invitational at The Noble Fir This Friday

June 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Imperial IPAs are one of the most popular styles of craft beer across the country. If you call yourself a hophead you have likely already tasted Russian River Pliny the Elder (the gold-standard of imperial IPAs), Black Raven Wisdom Seeker (the best WA imperial IPA I’ve tasted), or several others from the list of beers […]

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2012 NHC in Bellevue: Pictures from Pro-Brewers Night

June 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events, Homebrewing, Washington Breweries

One of the highlights of the 2012 National Homebrewers Conference is sure to be Thursday night’s Pro Brewers Night. This was essentially a private beer festival for attendees of the conference featuring almost 50 breweries pouring beers, most of which were local NW breweries. There was a lot of great beer and I spoke with […]

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The Atlantic Cities: Why a Good Bar Is Essential to Sustainable Communities

June 21st, 2012 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

A friend at the Seattle Times forwarded me a piece in The Atlantic Cities about the importance of bars in developing a complete, sustainable neighborhood. As someone who lives in the changing neighborhood of Beacon Hill, most of what they discuss really rings true. What does this have to do with sustainability? Well, quite a […]

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Welcome Homebrewers From Around the Country in Town for the 34th Annual National Homebrewers Conference

June 19th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Homebrewing

Welcome to Seattle, homebrewers! Okay, welcome to Bellevue at least. Almost 2,000 participants will descend on the Bellevue Hyatt Regency for the 34th Annual National Homebrewers Conference, which takes place this Thursday through Saturday. The days will be filled with educational seminars to expand homebrewing knowledge, while the evenings will be filled with events showcasing beer from […]

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Hale’s Ales Brewer’s Dinner Tonight with Mike Hale

June 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer & Food

Heads up on a Brewer’s Dinner at Hale’s Ales taking place this evening. Founder Mike Hale will be on hand, as well as Head Brewer Lincoln Zmolek and Lead Brewer Chris Sheehan. There were still a few spots left as of Friday, so if you are interested give them a call today at 206-706-1544.

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