Aaron Swaney

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

5 Rights Brewing grand opening: Marysville’s 5 Rights Brewing is hosting its grand opening in its new space from March 22-24. Located at 154 Third… Continue reading

Beer, wine, spirits

Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Drink This: Six Irish-inspired beers for St. Patrick’s Day

Drink This: Six Irish-inspired beers for St. Patrick’s Day

Who says you have to drink Guinness or some cliched green-colored swill? There’s better out there.

Drink This: Six Irish-inspired beers for St. Patrick’s Day
Everett bar owners talk about beer, business and nightlife

Everett bar owners talk about beer, business and nightlife

The Independent Beer Bar downtown recently celebrated its third anniversary.

Everett bar owners talk about beer, business and nightlife

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

Astronaut Punch release at Toggle’s Bottleshop: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting Middleton Brewing for a release of its newest Sellout Series Release, Astronaut Punch, a… Continue reading

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

Whitewall 5th anniversary: Marysville’s Whitewall Brewing is hosting its fifth anniversary party from 1 to 8 p.m. March 2 at the brewery, 14524 Smokey Point… Continue reading

Visit Snohomish County breweries during Saturday’s open house

Visit Snohomish County breweries during Saturday’s open house

About a dozen local brewhouses are opening their doors for this year’s Washington Beer Open House.

Visit Snohomish County breweries during Saturday’s open house
Drink this: Scuttlebutt’s new collab beer was made in a log

Drink this: Scuttlebutt’s new collab beer was made in a log

A 14th-century method and a hollowed-out chunk of fir culminate in Wood You Please Sahti.

Drink this: Scuttlebutt’s new collab beer was made in a log

Special libations-related events in Snohomish County

Valentine’s Day Pet Food Drive at Skookum: Arlington’s Skookum Brewery is hosting a Valentine’s Day Pet Food Drive from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23… Continue reading

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

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.

Snohomish distillery and winery team up for Valentine’s Day
Diamond Knot, Scuttlebutt roll out cans to lure new customers

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

Diamond Knot, Scuttlebutt roll out cans to lure new customers
Drink this: Passion fruit meets pot in Lazy Boy’s new hazy IPA

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.

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

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

Snohomish brewer ages ales in whiskey and oak wine barrels

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

Snohomish brewer ages ales in whiskey and oak wine barrels

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

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.

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

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.