Beer and Spirits

What happens with Olympia Brewery
June 27, 2013 7:21 PM
The deed restriction forbidding the production of alcohol at the old Olympia Brewery in Tumwater, Wash., has been officially lifted. So...
June 27, 2013 3:27 PM
The big summer holiday is only a week away and one particularly patriotic thing to do is serve better, more celebratory, drinks at your 4th...
June 12, 2013 2:26 PM
Summer is awash in tasty tasting events. Here are a few to add to your calendar, with the newest noted by an (*): The Washington Brewers...
Canon seattle best cocktails in seattle seattle magazine
June 10, 2013 8:36 PM
BALLARDBastille Cafe & BarThe back bar has a certain sexiness and a lovely chandelier, but I like the more ornate front bar best, even...
June 6, 2013 4:43 PM
It may seem— this week at least— that summer is fully upon us. But it’s still the tail end of spring, with plenty of news and tidbits about...
Bar Sajor drinking vinegars new cocktail trend drink trends Seattle
May 29, 2013 6:34 PM
Pucker up for this year’s trendy summer sipper: drinking vinegar. Perhaps the inevitable extension of canning or pickling, nonalcoholic...
Letterpress Distilling limoncello
May 16, 2013 3:38 PM
Hello spirit, liqueur, cocktail and local distillery lover. Flowers are blooming, the sun is (at least here and there) shining and we’ve...
May 9, 2013 4:00 PM
If you’re someone who likes bars and cocktails, and you live in or are visiting Seattle, there’s a new app that you must download posthaste...
Cinco de Mayo, margarita, tequila
May 2, 2013 5:07 PM
You owe it to yourself to sip a good margarita on the fifth of May – one that highlights the tequila base but has the requisite tang and...
organic cocktails
April 18, 2013 7:58 PM
April 22 is Earth Day, and while I strongly suggest you do some earth-friendly activities and think about ways to better help out the...
summer cocktail recipe
April 11, 2013 6:21 PM
I know the springtime refrain as well as you: April showers bring May flowers. But the April gloomy skies make it hard to stay chipper,...
April 4, 2013 8:23 PM
Take it from me: though it isn’t a regular cocktail staple, sake is a versatile and entertaining base to build drinks on. Made from a...
March 22, 2013 6:40 PM
Cody Morris's Sodo nanobrewery, Epic Ales, is a beer-lovers oasis. Tiny, with just a few stools front and center behind which Morris often...
cocktail recipes
March 21, 2013 7:49 PM
Whether you’re the designated driver (always an honorable role), taking a break from drinking for a particular reason or no reason at all,...
snakebike st patrick's day cocktail
March 14, 2013 9:27 PM
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and with it comes not only an honoring of Ireland and the Irish people, but usually a whole...