Elysian Brewing Looking to Crown This Year’s Pumpkin Royalty

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Elysian Brewing Company offers you a rare opportunity to enjoy the mindless adoration of the masses. People will look upon you with envy and esteem. As Elysian’s Pumpkin Royalty, you’ll learn to endure the obsequious flattery of the sycophants groveling at your feet. Well, maybe not. But at least you’ll get a ride to and…

Mac & Jack’s Beer Pairing Dinner at The Swiss

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On Wed. Aug. 27th at 6:30 pm, The Swiss in Tacoma is hosting a beer pairing dinner with Mac & Jack`s Brewing. The menu consists of four courses and six beers, plus there will be a raffle featuring items from Mac & Jack`s. It’s not all about African Amber, you know. This event will also…

Seattle Cider Co Celebrates First Year and Announces Expansion Plans

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It’s hard to believe Seattle Cider Company is just one year old. Seriously, it’s only taken a year for the first post-prohibition cidery in city limits to so firmly establish itself in the cider market. Impressive. To commemorate the first year, Seattle Cider Company will celebrate this Saturday, August 23. The party goes from 1:00…

Party Like a Viking this Sunday to Benefit MS Society

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PRESS RELEASE Party like a Viking to support the fight against MS at the 2nd Annual Odin’s Viking Fest! When: Sunday, Aug. 24, 3-7 p.m. Where: Odin Brewing Company’s Asgard Tavern, 1300 N. Northlake Way Come party like a Viking this Sunday and support the fight against multiple sclerosis. With your $25 suggested donation, you’ll…

Anniversary Bash at Triplehorn Brewing this Saturday

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I love breweries that have attitude. Some of the best breweries (Black Raven, Elysian, Lagunitas, Brew Dogs, etc) have personality that manifests itself in the character of the beers. Fun, daring, raucous, ass-kickin’, and a little bit dangerous, that’s how I describe Triplehorn Brewing’s attitude and its beers. Yes, I did just put them in…

Cider Summit Seattle, September 5th and 6th

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This year’s Cider Summit Seattle is just a few weeks away. The event takes place at South Lake Union Discovery Center (corner of Denny Way and Westlake Avenue) on Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6. This year the event welcomes 43 ciders producers pouring more than 150 ciders. The 21+ event features food along…

Black Raven Releasing La Petite Mort

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Update – turns out Black Raven will be filling 32 0z. growlers after all. I assume, while supplies last. Your mission, should you choose to accept it. Black Raven Brewing announced today the annual release of La Petite Mort. Available at the brewery taproom only, no growlers or bottles, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, August 19). Here…

Local Burger Opens with 24 Taps in Bellevue

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A new burger joint just opened on Main Street in downtown Bellevue. Local Burger is brought to you by the same people who operate the beloved Local 360 in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, so you know the food will be outstanding. That’s good news for Bellevue, but this is not a burger blog. What’s newsworthy in…

IPA Week Kicks Off Today at Tap House Grill

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Today (Thursday, August 14) marks the kickoff of the annual IPA week at both Tap House Grill locations. Each location will have at least 40 IPAs pouring. The lists are below. Likely, there have been, or will be, some additions. Consider the lists below to be partial. Bellevue will have at least 56 IPAs on…

Von Trapp’s Gets a New Name: Rhein Haus

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James Weimann and Deming Maclise are no dummies. When they opened Von Trapp’s on Capitol Hill back in February of 2013, it was not their first rodeo. The two business partners are also responsible for such Seattle destinations as Bastille, Poquito’s, and Stoneburner and therefore know a thing or two about the business of opening…