Entries Tagged as 'Pike'

Ray’s Cafe Brewmasters Dinner

October 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Ray’s Cafe, located above the well-known Ray’s Boathouse in  Ballard with a nice spot on Shilshole Bay, is known for their great seafood and wonderful views. They are also one of the many outstanding Seattle restaurants that has a very solid tap list of local craft beers. In addition, they have been holding these Brewmasters Dinners about twice […]

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Pike Brewing Company Celebrates 20 Years of Brewing Craft Beer with Pike Tripel Kriek and a Party

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Events, Washington Breweries

Cheers to Pike for 20 years of brewing great beer! Rose Ann and Charles Finkel have been a huge part of the WA (and national) beer industry, and anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting them knows how sincere they are in their love of beer and good food. That love has shined over […]

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Now That Was One Hell of a Seattle Beer Week

May 20th, 2009 · 6 Comments · California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Like many other beer drinkers in this town, I’m taking a little time off from major beer events after the conclusion of Seattle Beer Week. Things started with a bang at Pike on Thursday, May 7 and they didn’t let up until this past weekend with closing ceremonies at the Taphouse and an end of […]

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Firkin-Firkin at Elysian

May 12th, 2009 · 11 Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer, Events, Washington Breweries

The Firkin throwdown at Elysian Capitol Hill is definitely an event that stood out on the Seattle Beer Week schedule from the beginning. With some solid beers from WA breweries paired up against the likes of Firestone Walker and Pizza Port Calrsbad from CA, it was bound to be interesting. Kudos to Dave Buhler & […]

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Seattle Beer Week – So Far, So Good

May 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, Events, Washington Breweries

Entering day 3 of Seattle Beer Week, I’m feeling good and ready for more. It’s a beautiful day here in Seattle, and even though I’m not planning on going anywhere till later (Elysian Beer Fest & Collins Ninkasi Dinner), I’m ready for a beer on the porch. I’m trying to talk myself out of it…we’ll […]

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Seattle Beer Week Right Around the Corner

April 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Releases, California Beer, Events, General Beer News, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

In case you hit your head and forgot, Seattle Beer Week is coming up soon. Things kick off on Thursday, May 7 with a party at Pike Brewing where they’ll be celebrating the release of Pike’s first double IPA as the commemorative brew for the first year of Seattle Beer Week. With all of the […]

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5 Questions from a Lazy Beer Writer – Drew Cluley of Pike

April 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

I started out my “5 Questions from a Lazy Beer Writer” with Joel Vandenbrink of Two Beers Brewery. Next up is Drew Cluley, Brew Master at Pike Brewing. Cheers to Drew for taking the time to answer my questions. 1) I saw Chris Devlin’s post about the Double IPA you guys brewed for Seattle Beer […]

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Best Brewery or Beer Bar Websites?

April 5th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Washington Breweries

It’s not a given that every brewery/beer bar has a a website these days, but it’s fair to say that the majority of them at least have some info online. What are some of the better websites out there? What qualifies as a good website is completely open to interpretation. It could be a website that […]

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Beer Notes

April 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments · General Beer News, Notes

I blame my real job and looking at wedding reception sites for keeping me from posting this past week. Or, you could say I’m just lazy. By the way, any suggestions on wedding reception venues? Preferably a place that will let us source our own beer/wine. We’ve got lots of ideas and have started looking, […]

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Pike Old Bawdy Barley Wine

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

For yesterday’s bi-weekly beer review in the P-I (which may soon be ending, as many of you know), my submission was for the Pike Old Bawdy Barley Wine: For those not familiar with barley wine, the name is derived from the high alcohol content found in these beers. The Pike Brewing Co. (in the Pike […]

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