Beer and Spirits

best happy hours in seattle happy hours seattle magazine
May 23, 2014 5:11 PM
There is nothing like happy hour. An hour, maybe an hour and a half, between the workday rigors and the calm of a nice evening at home; it...
memorial day drinks seattle magazine
May 22, 2014 4:50 PM
The long and awesome Memorial Day weekend is here, and it’s the ideal time to dust off the punch bowl (or bowls, if you’re really lucky) or...
May 20, 2014 12:37 AM
Ah, spring!  It’s the beautiful time of year when winter-logged Seattleites emerge blinking into the light and commence celebrating...
beer in seattle magazine
May 20, 2014 12:04 AM
Our local craft breweries do a great job of creating interesting, bold beers that meet the expectations of the Seattle area’s increasingly...
bar and spirit news new bars in seattle magazine
May 16, 2014 5:13 PM
The sun is (sort-of) shining, the temperature is rising and the local bar and distillery scene is booming. Check out the below so you can...
mother's day drinks seattle magazine
May 8, 2014 4:40 PM
Mother’s Day is this weekend (hopefully you haven’t forgotten), and if there’s one thing I know it’s that mom deserves a good drink. I’m...
cinco de mayo in seattle magaraitas tequila seattle magazine
April 30, 2014 4:26 PM
Cinco de Mayo is a dandy day for celebrations: Honoring Mexican heritage and pride, for one. Plus, it's a fantastic time to start thinking...
earth day cocktails seattle magazine
April 17, 2014 4:49 PM
Earth Day is April 22–less than a week away! I certainly hope that you’re celebrating the earth all year long in lots of ways. But it’s...
best bar snacks in seattle aj rathbun seattle magazine
April 10, 2014 3:58 PM
I spend a lot of time talking about local cocktails and spirits that are served in our lounges, bars and taverns, but less time discussing...
best cocktails for national poetry month seattle magazine
April 3, 2014 4:52 PM
While I’m a big believer in being poetic and reading poems all year long (usually with a drink in one hand), April is National Poetry Month...
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March 28, 2014 11:06 PM
Getting to write about our local distillery scene is awesome–and tasty, too. And while I like every distillery and distiller that I’ve...
March 27, 2014 3:47 PM
The weather is changing (though hopefully it settles on “changing for the better” soon) and the local cocktail lover’s landscape is also...
westland distillery seattle magazine
March 20, 2014 5:40 PM
In the March issue of Seattle Magazine, we ran a fantastic (if I can say that humbly) article about the new single malt American whiskies...
st patricks day drinks seattle magazine
March 13, 2014 6:16 PM
As one of the holidays that tends to be celebrated with rollicking parties, St. Patrick’s Day sadly isn’t usually accompanied by delicious...
March 6, 2014 5:04 PM
A good new bar is always exciting, but a new bar from Bryn Lumsden is at least five levels above exciting! Not only was he past bar manager...