Outdoor Movie nights at Peddler Brewing


Not long ago we told you about the new, large and lovely beer garden at Peddler Brewing in Ballard (read it). Today we learned that they plan to put the beer garden to good use this summer, hosting weekly outdoor movie nights. Movies every Thursday night. Food trucks, all ages, beer, and summer evenings outside….

Propolis Brewing plans to expand in Port Townsend


Last Sunday we saw Robert Horner, co-owner of Propolis Brewing, at the West Seattle Farmers Market where he gave us an update on the brewery’s expansion plans. Anyone familiar with Propolis knows it’s not unusual to run into Robert or his partner, Piper Corbett, at a farmers market; selling beer at local farmers markets is…

Beer Release – two more beers from Holy Mountain Brewing


Two weeks ago we shared info about the limited, special release of two beers from Holy Mountain Brewing. Today, we’re doing it again.  This Saturday, June 27th at its taproom in Seattle, Holy Mountain Brewing releases two more beers in bottles: The Goat and Choir of the Sun. They are both saisons, but they are…

Hilliard’s Beer embarks on a transatlantic barrel-aged beer adventure


Today we share some big news out of Seattle’s beer-loving Ballard neighborhood about a new barrel-aged beer project at Hilliard’s Beer involving some very special barrels from across the sea. Namely, whiskey barrels from Jameson Irish Whiskey, one of the world’s oldest and most revered whiskey producers. Hilliard’s Beer (a new blog sponsor) is one…

Beer Release – BeakTweaker IPA, Black Raven Brewing


Black Raven Brewing releases its popular Seasonal IPA tomorrow (Tuesday, June 23). Available on tap and in 22-ouunce bottles. Here’s the official release announcement. BeakTweaker Citrus IPA  Release date: Tuesday, June 23rd @3PM The BeakTweaker is Black Raven’s popular seasonal IPA creation. Built on a firm base of barley and rye malts, the BeakTweaker features bold citrus…

10th Annual PNA Summer Beer Oasis


Time to get your tickets for next month’s PNA Summer Beer Oasis. For ten years the Phinney Neighborhood Association has organized this popular summer beer fest, which takes place at the Phinney Center in Seattle on Saturday, July 18. Your ticket gets you 10 beer tastes (over 20 breweries participating) along with brats and pub…

Capitol Cider Inaugural Barrel Fest – yes, beer too


Capitol Cider doesn’t get as much mention on this blog as it deserves. Yes, it’s an amazing cider bar, with killer gluten-free food, but they also run an impressive beer program.  They just announced the Inaugural Barrel Fest, which will be starts on Thursday, July 2nd and features barrel-aged beers and ciders, mostly rare, hard-to-find…

Beer Release – very special, limited release beers from E9


Attention sour beer and brett beer fans. This Saturday, June 27, Engine House No. 9 (E9) releases some very special bottles of beer. Among them, the Ferme Agrume numbers 1, 2 and 3. I was fortunate enough to sample numbers 2 and 3 at the Washington Brewers Festival last weekend; they were amongst two of…

Washington Beer Awards – 2015 Winners Announced


On Saturday, June 19 at the Washington Brewers Festival, the medals were awarded. The complete list of winners in the 2015 Washington Beer Awards is below. In addition to the individual medals, awards were also granted for: Small Brewery of the Year – Puyallup River Brewing (three medals) Mid-Sized Brewery of the year – Reuben’s…

Washington Brewers Festival – Food and Entertainment


Yes, there will be lots and lots of beer, but it’s important to keep yourself nourished and entertained. This year the Washington Beer Commission has lined up some great food options, including a number of food trucks. Also, a great musical lineup. And don’t forget the Brewers Keg Toss competition (3:00 Saturday, 1:00 Sunday). Below…