Entries Tagged as '+ Russ'

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Georgetown Brewers Night at Beveridge Place Pub

April 27th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Events, Random Beer Pics

Welcome to random picture month! April is going to be dedicated to posting random pictures of people and places in the beer industry. Here we see Gary from Beveridge Place Pub and Manny from Georgetown Brewing toasting the 5 year anniversary of the new pub location. Five years ago on opening night, The Bev hosted […]

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The Sixgill Is Now Open

April 25th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Bar Reviews, Beer & Food, General Beer News, Random Beer Pics

Last night Fremont’s new beer bar, The Sixgill, opened its doors to the public. Brought to you by Rick & Ellen, the owners of the Noble Fir, The Sixgill offers 36 taps of craft beer, a full bar and a good looking food menu. We checked it out on Tuesday for the soft opening where […]

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Double Mountain Bottle Release

April 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · + Russ, Beer Releases, Events, Random Beer Pics

After years of waiting, bottles of Double Mountain will soon be available on the Seattle market. Starting about May 1st, these fantastic beers should be available at your local bottle shop. To celebrate the release, Bottleworks will be holding a special event with the folks from Double Mountain present to share some special draft beers […]

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A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Epic Ales in SODO

April 18th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Beer & Food, Random Beer Pics, Uncategorized, Washington Breweries

Welcome to random picture month! April is going to be dedicated to posting random pictures of people and places in the beer industry. Epic Ale’s newly remodeled Gastropod has been up and running for a couple of months now. This picture was taken at their third anniversary party in January. As you can see, they’ve […]

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The Winners of Brouwer’s Hard Liver Barleywine Festival Announced

March 27th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Beer Reviews, Events

So another Hard Liver barleywine festival is in the books. This last Saturday, crowds lined up in the sun for the 11am opening of Brouwer’s Cafe in order to take a stab at the 57 or so barleywines on tap. The first people in line reportedly arrived at 7:45am! Wow, that’s some dedication. After the […]

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Cooking with beer: Garlic & ginger clams w/ coconut milk & stout beer sauce

October 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments · + Russ, Beer & Food

Post & recipe by +Russ As the Fall season settles in and brings shorter days and cooler evenings, I tend to spend more time in the kitchen cooking up comfort food.  I enjoy cooking and I like to drink beer while I cook.  Now that it’s the season for more stouts and porters, let’s combine […]

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A Tale of Two Cask Festivals – Traditional vs. Experimental

March 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments · + Russ, Events, Washington Breweries

This upcoming weekend’s sold-out Washington Cask Beer Festival is one of the best local festivals of the year. Washington breweries serve up a wide range of beer styles on cask, and there are always many outstanding beers. But, traditional this festival is not. On the other end of the spectrum, a small group of West Puget […]

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A Visit to Fremont’s Hop Scotch Festival

April 4th, 2011 · No Comments · + Russ, Events, Washington Breweries

Written by Russell Lo With Friday’s gloom/doom gray skies and pouring rain, ducking into the Hop Scotch festival in Fremont seemed like a fine idea. It’s kitty-corner to Brouwer’s Cafe, where many festival attendees were also pre-charging up with some food and beers. It had been three years since my first time attending Hop Scotch […]

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Good Times at the Naked City Chaos Cookoff

March 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · + Russ, Beer & Food, Gibson Holub, Washington Breweries

  While I didn’t make it to Naked City on Sunday for their Chaos Cookoff, friends Gibson Holub and Russell Lo were on hand. Gibson put together the following writeup, and Russ snapped the photos. Mmm…chili. Fans of beer and/or chili were treated to a rip-roarin’ good time courtesy of Naked City Brewing at their […]

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Second Annual Belgianfest Impresses

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments · + Russ, Chris Devlin, Gibson Holub, Washington Breweries

(post contributed by Gibson Holub, & photos by +Russ; click to see the rest) Congrats to WABL and all the Washington brewers for another successful Belgianfest! Despite being crowded and loud, which is to be expected at any beer festival, I didn’t see any long lines for beer or restrooms and the beer was top-notch. […]

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