Aaron Swaney

Where to get a drink calendar

Skagit Beer Week: The second annual Skagit Valley Malting Showcase is April 7 at Farmstrong Brewing and features beers brewed with local malts from 10… Continue reading

Drink this: Milkshake beer is the next evolution in hazy IPAs

Most milkshake IPAs have a juicy flavor, fruity aroma and a thick mouthfeel.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Fort George Brewing tasting: Monroe’s Harry’s on Tye is hosting Astoria’s Fort George Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. March 30 at the taproom,… Continue reading

This barbecue joint in Marysville stays true to the Texas style

Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ is recognized for making some of the best in the Puget Sound region.

After long search, public house finds a home in Snohomish

For more than two years, Scott and Loni Wetzel tried and failed to open Center Public House.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Foggy Noggin 8th Anniversary: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing, 22329 53rd Ave. SE, Bothell, is hosting a weekend of events and releasing its 2018 Anniversary Ale… Continue reading

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Sumerian Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Total Wine & More is hosting Woodinville’s Sumerian Brewing for a tasting from 4 to 7 p.m. March 16 at the… Continue reading

Here are 7 locally made beers to try for this St. Patrick’s Day

Sound to Summit in Snohomish made one of the brews especially for Shawn O’Donnell’s restaurants.

Drink This! Wildwood whiskey aged 2 years worth the wait

Wildwood Spirits Co. in Bothell has released a new wheated bourbon called The Dark Door.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Snohomish Wine Festival: Taste wines from more than 30 local wineries at the Snohomish Wine Festival on March 3 at Thomas Family Farms, 9010 Marsh… Continue reading

Marysville brewer ages winter beer in Arlington distiller’s barrels

Whitewall creates two whiskey barrel-aged versions of its Winter Wonderland beer.

Everett’s The Independent Beer Bar turns 2

The brewery’s anniversary party will begin at 4 p.m. and last until midnight.

Sarita Viramontiz attempts a start off the blocks during an open house at the Granite Curling Club Sunday night in Seattle on February 18, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Granite Curling Club hosts open houses to teach the Olympic sport

With the 2018 Winter Games wrapping up, the club expects its informal classes to fill up quickly.

Sarita Viramontiz attempts a start off the blocks during an open house at the Granite Curling Club Sunday night in Seattle on February 18, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Beer of the Week: Hazy IPA, 4-Ways

Four Snohomish breweries decided to brew a single malt hazy IPA made with four different hops.

Defunct brewers collaborate on five all-star beers

The new brews will be pouring at SnoTown Brewing during the Washington Beer Open House on Feb. 24.

Snohomish County booze-related events

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Beer of the Week: Scrappy Punk’s Dark English Lager

The Snohomish brewery’s English-inspired lager was created by a first-time brewer.

Snohomish County booze calendar

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to get a drink in Snohomish County

Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing’s Hard Monk Life

The Lake Stevens brewery brewed this Belgian dark strong ale just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Beer My Valentine at Lake Stevens Brewing: Enjoy chocolates, candies and beer at Lake Stevens Brewing’s Beer My Valentine event at 3 p.m. Feb. 10… Continue reading