Aaron Swaney

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

Sound to Summit Brewing 4th anniversary: Snohomish’s Sound to Summit Brewing is hosting its fourth anniversary party Feb. 16 at the brewery, 1830 Bickford Ave.,… Continue reading

Snohomish distillery and winery team up for Valentine’s Day

Skip Rock Distillers is offering its Blackberry Liqueur, and Kasia Winery its Off the Hook rose.

Diamond Knot, Scuttlebutt roll out cans to lure new customers

Snohomish County’s two oldest craft breweries rebrand with new lineups of beer in cans

Drink this: Passion fruit meets pot in Lazy Boy’s new hazy IPA

The Everett brewery’s Strata Hazy IPA has flavors of tangerine, mango, apricot and passion fruit.

Booze calendar

5th annual Chili Cook-off at Gallagher’s: Edmonds’ Gallagher’s Where-U-Brew is hosting its fifth annual Chili Cook-off at 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at the homebrewing store,… Continue reading

Booze-related events in and around Snohomish County

Wasky bottle release at Foggy Noggin: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing will release bottles and tap a keg of its Wasky Burton Ale at noon Jan.… Continue reading

Snohomish brewer ages ales in whiskey and oak wine barrels

All four beers for this weekend’s SnoTown Barrel Program Release Weekend celebration.

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

National Championship with Oakshire: Everett’s Brews Almighty is hosting Eugene’s Oakshire Brewing during the college football national championship game at 5 p.m. Jan. 7 at… Continue reading

Drink this: A look ahead at the brew year of 2019

Here are a few things the Herald’s beer aficionado Aaron Swaney is looking forward to next year.

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

South Everett Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl: Everett’s Crucible Brewing, Middleton Brewing and Lazy Boy Brewing will host the South Everett Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl from… Continue reading

Drink this: Snohomish pub to host wassail evening — with more ale

Center Public House made a mulled wine for the pub’s wassail event the Sunday before Christmas.

Winter warmers: 3 cocktails to brighten dark Northwest days

Here are recipes for a coffee bourbon warmer, a vanilla vodka chai and an autumnal cider toddy.

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

Christmas Caroling and Sing Along: Port Gardner Bay Winery is hosting its annual Christmas party with caroling and holiday sing alongs at 6:30 p.m. Dec.… Continue reading

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

Watts Winter Beers Release Party: Bothell’s Watts Brewing will release its two newest winter beers, Xylocopa Stout and Solitary Series Winter 2018 Imperial Brown Ale,… Continue reading

Drink this: Holiday gifts for the booze lovers on your list

Here are some non-liquid and liquid ideas for friends and family who like adult beverages.

Drink this: New brew named for Ale Spike’s move near airfield

The company shut down its bottleshop in Stanwood and opened a brewery on Camano Island.

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

Lake Stevens Brewing 2nd anniversary: Lake Stevens Brewing is celebrating its second birthday with special beer releases, raffles, daily specials and more all weekend at… Continue reading

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

BABS release at Skookum: Skookum’s annual release of its Barrel Aged Breakfast Stout begins noon Nov. 23 at the brewery, 17925 59th Ave. NE, Arlington.… Continue reading

Drink this: New Summit series named after the tallest peaks

Sound to Summit in Snohomish is brewing seven beers in honor of the Seven Summits. Denali is first.