Entries from August 28th, 2014

Toronado Grand Opening This Saturday to Feature Some Ridiculous Beers

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Events

This is what the beer geeks in town were hoping for. When word got around that Matt Bonney was opening up a Seattle branch of the famous Toronado, beer geeks realized the potential for greatness. In his time at Brouwer’s/Bottleworks/Burgundian, Bonney helped put together some amazing special events, and that trend is certainly going to […]

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Seafood Beer Dinner with Breakside Brewery at The Sixgill September 22

August 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Oregon Breweries

Heads up on an upcoming beer dinner at The Sixgill. They’ll be featuring beers from Portland’s Breakside Brewery paired with seafood from Emerald City Seafood and Taylor Shellfish. Breakside is one of my favorite Portland breweries, and I’m not sure that we have seen any of these offerings up here, yet. Tickets are $80 per person […]

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Schilling Cider House to Open September 6 in Fremont with 32 Taps

August 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Cider

Cider drinkers in Seattle are about to have another place to explore the ever-expanding number of options available in the market. Schilling Cider House is brought to you by Colin Schilling, who is the owner & founder of Seattle’s Schilling Cider. In addition to their own ciders, they will feature quality cider from producers all over the country and world. […]

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Ghostfish Brewing Company to Open Gluten-Free Brewery in SoDo

August 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Washington Breweries

Good news for gluten-free beer drinkers in Seattle. Washington’s first dedicated gluten-free brewery, Ghostfish Brewing Company, is set to open later this year in SoDo. Press Release: Ghostfish Brewing Company, poised to be the first dedicated gluten-free brewery in the State of Washington, is now beginning the construction and permitting process for their flagship production […]

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Goose Island Brewing Migration Week Coming to Seattle (And They’re Bringing Bourbon County Variants)

August 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Events

Goose Island Brewing makes some pretty fantastic beer that doesn’t get a whole lot of focus in this competitive Seattle market. They offer some great specialty releases, though, with the highlight of their lineup being the Bourbon County Stout. Beer geeks (myself included) go crazy for this bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout. 2013 was the first […]

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Gordon Biersch Seattle Celebrates 15th Anniversary Tuesday With $0.98 Beer

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Events

If you haven’t been paying attention, Gordon Biersch is making some great beers on the top floor of Pacific Place these days. Head Brewer Kevin Davey is a one-man show there, and the lagers he is turning out are in elite company (think Chuckanut). Check out this post that includes a short profile of Kevin […]

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“Just Stop It – Bud Select 55 vs. MGD 64” Post – 5 Years In Review

August 15th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

Five years ago tomorrow, I put up a post titled “Just Stop It – Bud Select 55 vs. MGD 64“. It was just a short rant about how ridiculous the concept of these two beers are to me. It probably took me 5 minutes to put together and very little thought. The beers are still […]

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Fish Brewing Introduces The Hobbit Series of Beers

August 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Three beers made to commemorate the release of the upcoming Hobbit Movie, The Battle of the Five Armies, are on the way from a local NW brewery. Fish Brewing, located in Olympia, WA, has teamed up with BevLink, Ocean Brands, Warner Bros Entertainment and New Line Productions to create a series of beers “selectively tailored to […]

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Cider Summit Seattle to Offer 100+ Ciders on September 5 & 6

August 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Cider, Events

We are smack in the middle of a another beautiful (and warm) Seattle summer. But, before you know it you’ll be putting away your shorts and wondering why the hell it is getting dark out at 5pm. That’s why you have to take advantage of all your opportunities to drink outside while you still can. […]

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Chuck’s Central District to Welcome Distihl Brewery to Seattle Tomorrow Night

August 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments · General Beer News

I was excited to see a post the other day from Beer Junction that they had just received and stocked 3 beers from Destihl Brewery, which is located in Bloomington, IL. Open since 2007, Destihl has really made a name for themselves in the craft beer scene with their sour and wild ales. I first […]

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