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Seattle Beer Week Pick: Pike’s “Women in Brewing”

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See all our posts about Seattle Beer Week 2014. Below, Seattle Beer Week event information.* From your local pub to the last big beer festival you attended, it’s pretty obvious that there are still more men than women in the craft beer world. It’s great to see more women out tasting and enjoying beer than…

Third New South Park Brewery Opens this Saturday

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The third new brewery to open in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood this year flips on their open sign this Saturday at noon. This past Sunday, we and some fellow beer industry folks got a sneak peek of Tin Dog Brewing. After a nearly one-year process of creating and building-out the brewery and tasting room, they…

Saturday: “Fight On Benefit” at Fish Brewing

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Fish Brewing is throwing a big bluegrass, burlesque and beers benefit this weekend as the Olympia community gathers together to support one of their own. The “Fight On Benefit” happens Saturday, February 8th from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Proceeds from tickets and beers will help towards living expenses, insurance and medical bills for long–time Fish…

MobCraft – the world’s first crowdsourced brewery

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An interesting release hit our inbox today – “The World’s First Crowdsourced Brewery.”  Not Kickstarted or crowd-funded. But crowdsourced. How? MobCraft solicits beer ideas from their fans, and then lets their customers vote on which new crowdsourced beer they will make each month. It’s also crowd-funded in a way, I suppose, because only customers can…

Win Tickets to Ivar’s Northwest Winter Beer Tasting

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updated Dec. 4th – CONTEST CLOSED! Congrats to our winner, Ryan  Spahr. Once again this year, Ivar’s Acres of Clams is hosting the Ivar’s Northwest Winter Beer Tasting. Read on for your chance to win a pair of tickets. The event takes place on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 6 to 9 p.m. at Ivar’s…

Benefit for Portland Beer Blogger, Brewpublic Angelo

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We are looking forward to a day when we don’t have to write a post like this. A day when medical conditions don’t require charitable contributions. But since that day hasn’t come, we are writing to ask your help for one of our beery brethren. If you love Portland beer like we do, you probably…

Beer Touring: Jackson, Wyoming

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My husband and I enjoy beer touring together, and our vacations often end up including a variety of brewery destinations. Even when we aren’t vacationing together, the road often leads me to beer. Such was the case when some friends and I recently visited Jackson, WY for a hiking trip. When people think of Jackson,…

Seattle’s Latest Innovation? PicoBrew

Seattle is a city of innovators. Microsoft, Amazon, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Seattle is also a city with over 40 craft breweries. And now, Seattle is the city that’s home to the latest innovation in craft brewing: PicoBrew. PicoBrew is a home brewing appliance the size of a large microwave, designed to slide under…

Elysian Brewing opening Downtown Seattle location

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The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that Elysian Brewing will be opening a new pub location near 2nd and Pike in Downtown Seattle. According to the report, Elysian will be located at 1516 2nd Avenue, where the nightclub Noc Noc is today. The vintage building was just purchased by Greg Smith’s development firm, Urban…

Brewery Night at Safeco Field

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They’re up, they’re down. They seem to play their finest against the best in the league, and look like the Bad News Bears against the worst in the league. In other words, another typical year for our beloved, beleaguered Mariners. What could compel us to go see a Mariner’s game this year? (Aside from being…