Beer and Spirits

November 15, 2013 6:11 PM
True, it seems like the holiday season begins earlier and earlier each year. But that just means it’s time to start crafting your homemade...
November 13, 2013 8:33 PM
Tickets for Seattle magazine's first ever BREW Seattle, a beer tasting festival featuring more than 20 local breweries, officially went on...
November 7, 2013 5:53 PM
One of the most interesting aspects of the local distillery revolution here in Washington state is how it has changed my feelings around...
October 31, 2013 5:02 PM
Two weeks ago, we wrote about the best drinks to have while watching monster movies. But they weren’t nearly enough to cover the complete...
October 24, 2013 5:05 PM
Sadly, once again the Mariners finished far outside of the playoffs (and by extension, the World Series). But the fall classic is still...
October 17, 2013 7:14 PM
It’s the spooktacular time of year, and the houses in my neighborhood are adorned with spider webs, tombstones, creepy crawlies and other...
October 14, 2013 5:22 PM
Andrew Friedman, owner, Liberty Bar Best bar to visit on your night off: Barrio on 12th, especially on Monday (when it’s half-price tequila...
October 10, 2013 7:27 PM
Recently, one of our city’s own bars--the Living Room bar in the W Hotel--was named the “Best Designed Bar in America.” Designed by Skylab...
October 8, 2013 8:34 PM
Sky Hag IPAAirways Brewing Stupid Sexy Flanders American BrewingOld BirdbrainBlack Raven BrewingAmber’s Hot FriendSkookum BreweryThe Big...
October 8, 2013 8:30 PM
In beer lingo, the word “sour” refers to a range of beers that are intentionally acidic, tart and, well, sour. Sour beer is often...
October 8, 2013 8:24 PM
Patience, grasshopper. If patience is a virtue, barrel-aged beers are the most virtuous of all brews. Usually a beer is ready to drink...
October 8, 2013 8:19 PM
We describe beer—extra special bitter, pale ale, stout and so on—using terms from the English brewing tradition, but these days around...
October 8, 2013 8:15 PM
Archaeologists argue about how many thousands of years ago our distant ancestors started brewing beer, but no one questions that women did...
October 8, 2013 8:10 PM
You might not know it, but each year Washington produces approximately 75 percent of the United States’ hops crop and 25 percent of the...
October 8, 2013 8:00 PM
Between 7-Eleven and the bottle shop (beer store) lies the beer convenience store—a new breed that offers a broad selection of craft beer...