Aaron Swaney

Indulge in luxury lodgings — and you don’t have to drive far

Indulge in luxury lodgings — and you don’t have to drive far

Take a pandemic staycation in style at these 3 high-end hotels in Snohomish County.

Indulge in luxury lodgings — and you don’t have to drive far
Drink This: Snohomish brewery making big move to First Street

Drink This: Snohomish brewery making big move to First Street

Spada Farmhouse Brewery aims for more customers at the new location, where it will add food service.

Drink This: Snohomish brewery making big move to First Street
Drink This: Distillery switches from gin to hand sanitizer

Drink This: Distillery switches from gin to hand sanitizer

Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling is now making the alcohol-based cleaner — but you can still order spirits.

Drink This: Distillery switches from gin to hand sanitizer
Drink This: Grab a growler from your favorite local brewery

Drink This: Grab a growler from your favorite local brewery

As coronavirus closes breweries, distilleries and cideries, curbside pickup options are available.

Drink This: Grab a growler from your favorite local brewery

What 5 breweries are doing to reach customers during the shutdown

Now that Gov. Jay Inslee ordered they close their doors, they’re offering beer to go in growlers.

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

Anderson Valley Brewing tasting: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting California’s Anderson Valley Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. March 10… Continue reading

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