Beer and Spirits

August 6, 2015 7:26 PM
Bottoms up! Get your drink on at these upcoming beer festivals
June 10, 2015 6:13 PM
Since the 2008 passage of state legislation making it easier for small-batch distillers to acquire a license and conduct on-site tastings...
June 3, 2015 7:29 PM
I am trained as a wine writer so I tend to look at all fermented beverages through a somewhat vinous lens. Lucky for me, this week’s big...
May 7, 2015 5:19 PM
Our libational expansion continues unabated with new distilleries, breweries and bars.Recently, No. 6 Cider joined the ranks, and its...
May 7, 2015 4:50 PM
Seattle Beer Week starts today, kicking off 10 days of serious beer tastings, celebrations and overall brew deals from West Seattle to...
April 30, 2015 5:06 PM
The Mint Julep (and other forms of Julep) has been around for a long time. While now most people only know the traditional version – which...
April 23, 2015 5:19 PM
Andrew Friedman is a local bar-and-cocktail legend – the kind of legend you want to talk to, not just enjoy from afar. As if being owner of...
April 13, 2015 9:13 PM
Whether you’re drowning in your Tax Day sorrows or celebrating your newfound funds, you’ll need something to do on April 15. We’ve got you...
April 1, 2015 4:47 PM
Seattle magazine’s trio of beverage experts—cocktail columnist A.J. Rathbun, wine writer Paul Zitarelli and beer guru Kendall Jones—cherry-...
Tumble Swede cocktail
March 26, 2015 5:32 PM
Like the flowers that seem to be in bloom more every day, our local distillers are also unveiling some amazing new blossoms right now....
January 22, 2015 6:01 PM
February is all about hunkering down and hoping for a dry spell, but a new company is making it a bit more pleasant by delivering drinks to...
January 5, 2015 11:05 PM
On New Year's Eve, my husband and I each downed a dirty martini and shared two bottles of brut Champagne. Though he was kicking my tail at...
January 2, 2015 9:20 PM
When I think of moonshine, I think of Mayberry sheriff Andy Griffith busting stills and dealing with genial drunk Otis, who picked up his...
December 19, 2014 7:35 PM
This cocktail, sent to us by our lovely friends behind Valley & Co., is the perfect libation for fancy holiday festivities...
November 20, 2014 10:52 PM
1. Serve pre-bottled cocktails so you don’t have to play bartender all night  Don’t try to make individual drinks for each visitor....
November 20, 2014 6:51 PM
While food takes the primary role on Thanksgiving, you mustn't forget about the drinks. Beverages were also important to our ancestors (...