Entries Tagged as 'Beer'

BitterSweet: Beer + Chocolate Happening This Thursday – Get Tickets Now

November 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

As many of you know, beer and chocolate are a fantastic combination. Lucky for us, Seattle’s Theo Chocolate is one of the best chocolate factories anywhere, and local brewers have figured out how great of a resource their products are for brewing and pairing beers. This Thursday at BitterSweet: Beer + Chocolate, eight local breweries are collaborating for […]

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Cooking With Beer: Alaskan Smoked Porter Braised Short Ribs

February 2nd, 2010 · 11 Comments · Beer & Food

After the amazing short ribs we had at the Corson Building Belgianfest beer dinner, I knew that I had to try and recreate that dish myself. Thanks to a comment from Tim Nichols over at the Seattle Beer Pairing Examiner, it was brought to my attention that the Alaskan Smoked Porter would be a perfect […]

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Bon Appétit’s Top Ten “Artisanal” Canned Beers

December 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer, Oregon Breweries

Cheers to Heather John and Bon Appétit magazine for putting together a well thought out list of their top ten craft beers available in cans. I believe only four of them are available in Seattle, but from what I’ve had of the others they are very worthy. I love it when national publications do their research […]

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Elysian Christmas Beer Week

December 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Just found about about this one: All 3 Elysian locations will be pouring holiday ales all week. Capitol Hill & Tangletown will have: Elysian Bifrost, Bye-Bye Frost, Bete Noel, Arboreal Chestnut Brown and Valhalla Christmas Ale with guest brews Terminal Gravity Festivale, Avec Les Bon Voeux and Delirium Noel. Elysian Fields will be the same […]

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Dear FDA: Leave My Coffee Beers Alone

December 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · General Beer News

According to this article in yesterday’s Washington Post, the FDA has sent letters to thirty manufacturers of alcoholic drinks that contain caffeine, essentially telling them, “We didn’t tell you it was safe to do this.” The companies have been given one month to present evidence that the combination of alcohol and caffeine in one package […]

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Beer Phin-atics Have the Cure for What Ales You

November 16th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Colin Lenfesty, Events, Washington Breweries

This Saturday I found the answer to the heated health care debate. Beer. And I think it’s something Seattle has known  all along. Kaiser approached me a couple weeks back and asked if I would contribute to SBN occasionally. This is my first post and hope I can add a little something to the already […]

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Walla Walla Excursion – How About Some Beer With That Wine?

November 4th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Beer Travels, Washington Breweries

Last week found Jeanne & me happily taking a couple of days off of work to drive out to Walla Walla wine country. It’s a trip that we’ve been trying to fit in for a couple of years now, and we just kept putting it off. Now, you all know my preference in alcoholic beverages….but, I […]

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4 Day Oktoberfest Brewery Cruise Around the San Juan Islands

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

OK, I’m not sure you’d find this kind of an opportunity anywhere else in the country. Join the Schooner Zodiac and its crew for a 3 night/4 day “Oktoberfest Brewery Cruise” around the San Juan Islands with stops at local breweries along the way.  The cruise departs from Bellingham, WA at 9:30am on October 15, and returns at […]

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Session Beer Fest Hits Seattle on September 6

September 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

I definitely count myself among those drinkers looking for lower ABV beers that I can have a few of in one sitting. Whether I’m at a bar, a sporting event, a BBQ, or a friend’s house, sometimes it’s nice to have a few and not get too buzzed. It’s nice to be able to not […]

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Thoughts from the Oregon Brewers Festival Weekend

July 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Oregon Breweries

This was now my 4th year in a row heading down to the OBF, and this visit was just as enjoyable as the previous years. This is one of the most well-run festivals that I attend each year. They’ve been doing this for 22 years, and it shows. The lines to get in aren’t bad and move […]

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