Beer and Spirits

August 15, 2013 4:44 PM
Recently, we wrote about the five essential home bar tools, and cocktail mixers you should make yourself instead of buying. So now that you...
August 13, 2013 10:25 PM
BALLARDJolly Roger Taproom Maritime Pacific Brewing Company is Ballard’s oldest brewery, having opened in 1990 at a location just west of...
August 13, 2013 10:23 PM
There are a lot of craft beers in the world, but our current favorites include old faithfuls, new tastes and recently acclaimed local brews...
August 8, 2013 8:47 PM
Gin and TonicA perfect G&T on the veranda as the sun sinks is a true pleasure. But to get there, you need four things: good ice, good...
August 8, 2013 5:05 PM
In a previous post, we talked about essential bar tools you can buy. But when setting up your home bar, and especially when getting...
August 1, 2013 8:27 PM
Okay, no one likes getting a good cocktail in a bar more than me (well, a few people do). With a happy bartender making me well-crafted...
July 30, 2013 4:41 PM
Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz Martin Miller’s Gin3/4 oz fresh lemon juice1/4 oz Green Chartreuse4 oz Le Merle Saison or biere de garde style...
July 30, 2013 4:38 PM
Where do the grandmasters of cocktail culture collide with the best and brightest in the spirits industry over phenomenal libations? Tales...
July 25, 2013 5:15 PM
As we bask in a nearly unprecedented stretch of amazing weather (it feels like we’ve had pretty swell temps since May and that we missed “...
July 22, 2013 4:55 PM
We called it the Best New Bar of 2012. It's been celebrated by Andrew Knowlton in Bon Appetit and written about in Details. And last...
July 18, 2013 4:42 PM
While I think any time may be a good time to try out new spirits or liqueurs, mid-summer is definitely one of the best.  Why?  ...
July 16, 2013 6:13 PM
Red Mountain is full of interesting sights. Like movie-star-handsome Christophe Hedges, stripped to the waist, heaving huge stones into...
best gin in washington seattle magazine
July 16, 2013 6:09 PM
Ever since the tweaks in the liquor laws made distilling in Washington state legal, we’ve seen a pretty wide assortment of spirit and...
July 16, 2013 4:08 PM
When it’s hot out, we fondly recall the Slurpees, Slush Puppies and slushies of our youth—something about that cooling combination of...
Drinking with robots AJ Rathbun Seattle magazine
July 11, 2013 5:55 PM
I’m a firm believer in having a drink for every occasion, and for creating drinks to celebrate certain milestones like movie releases,...