Entries from December 31st, 2013

A Few Ideas to Ring in the New Year Tonight in Seattle

December 31st, 2013 · No Comments · Events

I know, I know….tonight is amateur night. And, as my friend Dean puts it this year, “It’s really just a Tuesday night.” But, there are plenty of options for local beer spots where you can celebrate the new year in style with some really great beers. Below are just a few. My advice? Either stick […]

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Silver City Debuts West Sound IPA Tonight

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

If you live anywhere near the Silver City Brewery & Taproom in Bremerton, tonight would be a good night to take a detour on your way home. They’ll be releasing their new West Sound IPA, as well as this year’s batch of their Imperial Stout, which won a gold medal at the 2012 World Beer […]

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Odin Brewing Releases 2012 Bourbon Barrel Aged Equinox

December 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

I’m always on the hunt for any new barrel-aged beer releases, and this time of year we see quite a few of them. This release of 2012 Bourbon Barrel Aged Equinox from Odin Brewing sounds promising. See the below press release for more details. I’ve contacted the brewery for more info on where and when […]

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The Masonry Impresses With Eclectic Beer Lineup

December 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Bar Reviews

I’ve been wanting to stop by The Masonry in Lower Queen Anne for quite a while now, especially after seeing that Eater National included it in their ranking of “The 24 Hottest Craft Beer Bars in America Right Now” just over a week ago. Lucky for me, my wonderful wife surprised me with a visit […]

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Ugly Sweater Party With Firestone Walker Brewing at Brouwer’s Cafe Tonight

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments · California Beer, Events

It’s that time of year when it’s actually appropriate to wear some ugly clothes. Pull those ugly Christmas sweaters out of the drawer and head over to Brouwer’s Cafe tonight at 6pm. Brouwer’s will be featuring some amazing beers from California’s Firestone Walker Brewing, and there will also be prizes and gifts given out. See […]

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2014 Hops & Props Tickets on Sale Now

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Events

Tickets went on sale today to the general public for one of the most unique beer events you’ll find anywhere. Hops & Props will feature more than 50 breweries and cideries pouring samples from their booths set up throughout the Museum of Flight, the largest private, non-profit air and space museum in the world. The event […]

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Big Time Brewing Celebrates 25 Years

December 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

I’d like to say a belated happy anniversary to Big Time Brewing, which celebrated 25 years of business this past Saturday. Big Time is one of the best breweries in town, and even though the party has passed it is definitely worth a stop by this week to see what is left over. At the […]

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Winter Beer Festival Kicks Off Today at Magnuson Park – My Beer Picks

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

The Washington Beer Commission’s 2013 Winter Beer Festival will feature winter seasonals and specialties from 52 Washington breweries this weekend at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park. Tickets will be available at the door for $30 (cash or credit). Most breweries bring two or three beers to pour at the event, so there is a lot to choose […]

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Brouwer’s 7th Annual Bigwood Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

December 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Events

Brouwer’s Cafe puts on some amazing special events and festivals, and one of my favorites of the year is always Bigwood. This celebration of wood-aged beer includes stouts, sours, strong ales and more. The event will start when their doors open at 11am tomorrow and will run through the weekend. While some high-demand beers will disappear […]

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12 Beers of Christmas Tour Offers Chance to Win Ski Weekend Trip for 4 to Stevens Pass & Leavenworth

December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Events

Do you like drinking winter beers, visiting awesome beer bars, skiing and winning free things? The 4th Annual 12 Beers of Christmas Tour has arrived, and with the right luck you could win a ski weekend trip for four to Stevens Pass with lodging in Leavenworth. The idea is simple. There are 12 select winter […]

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