Entries from December 28th, 2012

Day #3 in Portland – This is the End…

December 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

Day #3 of my Portland excursion last week landed on what could have been the end of the world. So, despite feeling a bit run-down from two days of serious drinking and eating, I wanted to make the most of my last day in PDX. You know, just in case. Click these links to see […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Popular Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse Expanding – Temporary Closure Approaching

December 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized, Washington Breweries

Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse announced that they will be temporarily suspending all operations at their popular waterfront location in Mukilteo starting on January 7 as they continue with a major expansion project at that location. They expect to be closed through the end of February, when they will reopen with family-friendly dining on the […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Grab A Beer: Alaskan Imperial Red

December 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Alaskan Imperial Red Alcohol by Volume: 8.5% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Since Alaskan Brewing Company’s Pilot Series has included such gems as their Baltic Porter and Perseverance Russian Imperial Stout, I’m always excited to try new releases in the series. “Red Ale” can carry a variety […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Merry Christmas from Seattle Beer News

December 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Merry Christmas, everyone!

[Read more →]

Tags:

Portland in December – Day #2

December 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

Do you realize how ridiculous it is that two of the country’s best breweries are within a 10 minute walk of each other? Portland’s Hair of the Dog Brewing Company (HotD) and Cascade Brewing both produce world-class beers, the likes of which you won’t find at your typical neighborhood brewery. The HotD taproom and the […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Portland Exploration – It Never Gets Old

December 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

I often tell people that one of my favorite things about Seattle is being so close to Portland. Don’t get me wrong; I love Seattle and that is why I live here. But, the Portland beer and food scene has a lot going on as well. There aren’t many cities in the world as close […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Black Raven Brewing to Release Great Grandfather Raven Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout on Thursday

December 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

This release should be well-worth a trip over to the Black Raven Brewing taproom on the Eastside this Thursday. For Great Grandfather Raven, they took their Grandfather Raven Imperial Stout and aged it in bourbon barrels for over a year. Sounds good to me. Why not make a trip out of it and go check […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

The End is Beer: Elysian Celebrates The Apocalypse on Thursday

December 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Events, Washington Breweries

Throughout the year, Elysian Brewing has been releasing a new beer each month in their 12 Beers of the Apocalypse series. This Thursday, just before some say the Mayans predicted the world will end on Friday, December 21, Elysian will host an End of the World party at Elysian Fields. They will be releasing the […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Impressive Debut for Bellevue Brewing Company

December 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

After much preparation, build-up and excitement, Bellevue’s first locally-owned brewery is finally open. From the first sips of beer that I had at Bellevue Brewing Company on Friday, it was worth the wait. John Robertson, Scott Hansen, Tony Powell and the rest of the team at BBC opened up the doors for the first time to […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Machine House Brewery to Open in Georgetown at Original Rainier Brewery

December 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Washington Breweries

Session beer drinkers, rejoice. Machine House Brewery has set up shop in the “Malt House” of the original location of the Rainier Brewery at 5840 Airport Way S. in Georgetown and will be focused on brewing English-style session ales. Brewery Manager Bill Arnott and Business Manager Alex Brenner have teamed up to make Machine House Brewery […]

[Read more →]

Tags: