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Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Breweries redouble cleaning regimens amid viral outbreak

Cleanliness is a big part of the beer-making process, and that’s more true than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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

Two Beers tasting: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting Seattle’s Two Beers Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. March 3 at… Continue reading

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

Leap Day Super Party at The Independent: Everett’s The Independent Beer Bar is hosting its first birthday party and fourth anniversary on Feb. 29 at… Continue reading

Drink this: Snohomish brewers collab on IPA for open house

Drink this: Snohomish brewers collab on IPA for open house

The 10th annual Washington Beer Open House is Feb. 29. Here is a list of local breweries participating.

Drink this: Snohomish brewers collab on IPA for open house

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

Middleton Tooth Fairy Series release: Everett’s Middleton Brewing is releasing the latest beer in its Tooth Fairy Series, Aye Papi, an oatmeal stout made with… Continue reading

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

Corey Haugen, former owner of Grizzly Ciderworks, which closed shop in 2017, has a new cidery business.

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

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

Bloody Valentine Zombie Ball at Crucible: Everett’s Crucible Brewing is hosting a Bloody Valentine Zombie Ball at 5 p.m. Feb. 14 at the brewery, 909… Continue reading

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

Valentine Pet Food Drive at Skookum: Arlington’s Skookum Brewery is hosting a Be Our Valentine Pet Food Drive from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 8… Continue reading

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

Three Bull Brewing tasting: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting Snohomish’s Three Bull Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. Feb. 4… Continue reading

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

National Beer Can Day at At Large: Everett’s At Large Brewing will be releasing four new beers in cans for National Beer Can Day on… Continue reading

Drink this: Scuttlebutt no longer brewing with English ale yeast

Drink this: Scuttlebutt no longer brewing with English ale yeast

Scuttlebutt’s Bali Ha’i, a pomegranate and hibiscus fruit beer, is included in your weekend six-pack.

Drink this: Scuttlebutt no longer brewing with English ale yeast
Booze notebook: 5 Rights Brewing triples seating with expansion

Booze notebook: 5 Rights Brewing triples seating with expansion

The latest on Snohomish County’s breweries, wineries and distilleries.

Booze notebook: 5 Rights Brewing triples seating with expansion

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

Foggy Noggin’ barleywine vertical: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing is hosting its fourth vertical tasting of its Duck’s Ass English barleywine at 6 p.m. Jan. 17… Continue reading

After all those Belgian Christmas ales, it’s time for Dry January

After all those Belgian Christmas ales, it’s time for Dry January

Thankfully, craft breweries are now brewing non-alcoholic beers that taste like, well, craft beer.

After all those Belgian Christmas ales, it’s time for Dry January

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

Doghaus tasting at Route 2: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting Leavenworth’s Doghaus Brewing for a tasting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14… Continue reading

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

Deschutes tasting at Route 2: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting Bend’s Deschutes Brewing for a tasting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7… Continue reading

Adam Hayes, Emily Longbow, brewmaster Will Hezlep and John Caruthers at the Lost Canoe Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Booze notebook: Snohomish’s Lost Canoe Brewery shuts down

The brewery’s owners bought the neighboring Sound to Summit 18 months ago, and have decided to focus on it.

Adam Hayes, Emily Longbow, brewmaster Will Hezlep and John Caruthers at the Lost Canoe Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Booze Calendar: Spirited happenings in Snohomish County

New Year’s Eve at Anderson School: Bothell’s McMenamins Anderson School is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bash at 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at the hotel… Continue reading

Drink This: Scrappy Punk in Snohomish marks 3rd anniversary

Drink This: Scrappy Punk in Snohomish marks 3rd anniversary

The small brewery on 88th Street has a David vs. Goliath story involving beer tokens at festivals.

Drink This: Scrappy Punk in Snohomish marks 3rd anniversary

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

South Everett Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl: Don your ugliest sweater and visit south Everett’s finest imbiberies for this Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl on Dec. 20.… Continue reading