Beer and Spirits

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...
Dancing Pines Distillery's Black Walnut Bourbon Liqueur
March 1, 2013 12:27 AM
Sometimes we get so caught up in the marvelous mixtures being served at our mighty local bars and lounges that we forget that the...
beer tasting seattle best bars things to do in seattle
February 22, 2013 11:43 PM
The lingering days of winter seem easier to bear with all sorts of fun sipping opportunities in the near future: 1. Loads of terrific...
oscar party drinks cocktail recipes
February 21, 2013 5:01 PM
The lights, the glamour the red carpet (oh, and the movies)—they’re all  part of the yearly parade that is Oscars night. But without...
washington distilleries
February 15, 2013 6:41 PM
A growing distilling scene like ours in Washington goes through a series of stages. First, everyone’s excited about what might become...
cocktail recipe
February 8, 2013 3:49 PM
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, let me give you a little advice garnered from my years of experience (ha!). Instead of struggling to...
speed rack bartender competition
February 4, 2013 9:40 PM
This Sunday, Speed Rack comes to Seattle. This local iteration of the national batending competition will feature top local “mixtresses”...
super bowl party drinks
January 31, 2013 6:11 PM
The Super Bowl won’t be as exciting as it should have been this year. (If things had just gone a little differently, this post would be all...
January 24, 2013 5:18 PM
In winter, hot drinks take the chill off the body and buttress the soul. And while a few hot drinks were highlighted in my Cocktail Home...