Diamond Knot is Feeding the Homeless Thanksgiving Dinner


The staff at Diamond Knot Craft Brewing is giving back, not only with their time, but with dinner this Thanksgiving. Both Diamond Knot locations are preparing and serving an early dinner for those in need this holiday season. “I can’t even begin to describe how proud I am of our staff,” said Andy Eason, Diamond…

Convergence Series 15 at Watershed Pub and Kitchen


On the last Wednesday of each month, Watershed Pub and Kitchen hosts a beer and food pairing event: the Convergence Series. Next Wednesday, November 25th, they’ll host the Convergence Series #15, featuring the beers of Airways Brewing. They’ll serve up six of the brewery’s beers, ranging from Pilsner to Porter (Smoked Porter with Coffee), not…

Small-Batch, Experimental Beers from Guinness


I know this isn’t exactly within the realm of things we normally talk about on this blog, but I think it’s pretty cool, so I want to share the news. Especially for any of you that might be planning a trip to Ireland. Guinness is welcoming the public to join the Wizard behind the curtain….

Beer Release – Bourbon Abominable, Fremont Brewing


Release notice from the brewery: Fremont Brewing is releasing its award winning Bourbon Abominable (B-Bomb) on Friday, November 27th! B-Bomb will be on tap and available in 22oz bottles at 11am in our Urban Beer Garden. At 5pm, we will tap three B-Bomb infusions and rumor has it that the Yeti will be making an…

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Winter Beer


In America, winter beer (craft-brewed winter beer) is now 40 years old. In Washington, winter beer is now 30 years old. That’s something to think about as you peruse the beer selection for this year’s Washington Winter Beer Festival, which you can do here. Maybe we should give thanks to the people who invented the…

The Westy – The Best Damn Sports Bar You’ve Never Heard of


The best sports and beer bar you’ve never heard of is about to celebrate its first anniversary. There was a time when the southern region of West Seattle was a beerless wasteland. The nearest signs of life were at the Beverage Place Pub on California Ave and Big Al Brewing in White Center. Then about…

Beer Release – Grandfather Raven, Black Raven Brewing


This Friday, November 20th, Black Raven Brewing releases Grandfather Raven Imperial Stout. It will be a taproom-only draft release that day, bottles and distribution to follow shortly after. “In the creator role, and in the Raven’s role as the totem and ancestor, the Raven is often addressed as Grandfather Raven. With this stately sense of…

Reuben’s Brews Heads North and Beyond, Expands Distribution


Folks in Bellingham and beyond will soon learn about something we’ve known in Seattle for the past couple years: Reuben’s Brews makes some damned tasty beer. The Ballard brewery recently signed an agreement with Dickerson Distributing that will see Reuben’s beers distributed in Whatcom, Skagit, Island and San Juan Counties. (Click Wholesale Distributing manages the…

McMenamins Prepares to Begin Work on Tacoma Elks Lodge


Now that the Anderson School project has been successfully completed in Bothell, McMenamins is turning its focus to the old Elks Lodge in downtown Tacoma. We first reported on the plan to transform the historic building into an entertainment destination back in July of 2009 (see that story), so this project has been in the…

Tacoma Brewing Presents Dark Sun Day on Dec. 12


On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Tacoma Brewing Company presents the first-ever Black Sun Day. In celebration of its third anniversary, Tacoma Brewing will release a limited number of bottles of Black Sun Russian Imperial Stout. The bottles were printed by hand and no two are alike. The stout was aged in JP Trodden bourbon barrels…