Entries from May 12th, 2009

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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“Your Time is Near, the Mission’s Clear” – Seattle Beer Week is Here

May 7th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Events

“Your time is near, the mission’s clear, It’s later than we think Before you slip into the night, You’ll want something to drink…” So starts the Phish song “Cavern”. Very fitting lines for the start of Seattle Beer Week. Over the next 10 days, I’ll do my best to get some posts up…. But, I’d highly […]

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Senate Bill 5060 Signed Into Law!

May 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · General Beer News

Cheers to the WA homebrewing community, Arlen Harris, Senator Jacobsen (bill sponsor) and everyone that helped push this bill through the system.  Here is a note from WAHA (Washington Homebrewers Association) Executive Chair Mark Emily: Washington Homemade Beer and Wine Makers, (club reps please disseminate) Raise a glass of homebrew in celebration! At 2:00 today Governor […]

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Welcome to Seattle – Boulevard Brewing

May 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases

I’m not sure exactly when they hit town, but I just about ran into a display in the QFC on North Broadway featuring beers from Boulevard Brewing. This Kansas City brewer has started distributing their “Smokestack Series” to a wider audience, and WA has now joined the club. Here is what I saw on the […]

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