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

Save-A-Mutt Fundraiser at Toggle’s: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting a fundraiser for Save-A-Mutt from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. July 13 at the taproom, 1420 Hewitt Ave. Enjoy beer and raise funds to help dogs find their forever home.

Skookum barleywine release: Arlington’s Skookum Brewery is releasing Heavy is the Head that Wears the Crown, a barleywine-wheatwine hybrid, at noon on July 13, at the brewery, 17925 59th Ave. NE. The wheatwine half spent 19 months in four roses bourbon barrels; the other half is a massive barleywine that was brewed with 100% Skagit Valley Malting barley, Cascade hops and aged in Woodinville Whiskey rye barrels for 17 months.

PROOF tasting event: Taste Washington’s finest spirits at PROOF, the Washington Distillers Festival, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. July 13 at Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle. General admission tickets are $60 and include 10 tasting tokens and a commemorative glass. VIP tickets are $85. There will be nearly 35 Washington distilleries pouring and 15 restaurants serving food. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Hellbent Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Seattle’s Hellbent Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. July 17 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307.

Ales for Tails: Snohomish’s Trail’s End Taphouse is hosting an Ales for Tails fundraiser at 3 p.m. July 18 at the taproom, 511 Maple Ave., Suite B. The event will feature Skookum Brewery’s beer with all proceeds going to Adams County Pet Rescue.

9th annual Bremerton Summer BrewFest: Hop on the ferry and head to Bremerton for the annual Bremerton Summer BrewFest on July 19 and 20. The festival is from 4 to 9 p.m. July 19 and noon to 6 p.m. July 20 and includes more than 30 Washington breweries. Tickets are $25.

Rooftop Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Seattle’s Rooftop Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. July 24 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307.

Historical Pale Ale tasting: Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing is hosting an Historical Pale Ale tasting event at 6 p.m. July 26 at the brewery, 22329 53rd Ave. SE. Taste six different historical pale ale recipes re-created by Foggy Noggin. Beer list includes: Truman 1883 Export Pale, Usher 1885 IP, Fullers 1914 AK, United 1948 Pompey Royal, Fullers 1958 London Pride and Whitbread 1971 Export Pale. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at

Whitewall’s Olive Juice fundraiser: Marysville’s Whitewall Brewing is releasing Olive Juice, a peach hefeweizen, on July 27 at the brewery, 14524 Smokey Point Blvd., Suite 1. The release will also be a fundraiser to support a little girl named Olive, who is fighting a brain tumor. All proceeds from the beer will go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital. There will be a food truck, lemonade stand and children’s activities.

Urban Family Brewing tasting: Lynnwood’s Special Brews is hosting Seattle’s Urban Family Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. July 31 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite 307.

3rd annual Sky Valley Corks and Kegs Block Party: Taste beers from some of the best Snohomish County breweries at this year’s Sky Valley Corks and Kegs Block Party, which runs from 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 3 at 14286 169th Drive SE, Monroe. There will be more than 25 local breweries, distilleries and wineries pouring, live music, food trucks, games and more. Tickets are $35 and include tasting glass and eight tasting tokens.

SnoTown Brewing’s 4-year anniversary: Snohomish’s SnoTown Brewing is celebrating its fourth anniversary Aug. 8-10 at the brewery, 511 Second St. There will be four new beers and live music.

Snohomish Hard Cider Festival: This year’s Hard Cider Festival will be held 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish. Taste cider, cheese and charcuterie. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Admission gets you six tasting tickets. More at

Upper Left Beerfest: The third annual Upper Left Beerfest is Aug. 23 and 24 in downtown Everett. The beerfest is 4 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and noon to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. Tickets are $20 for one day or $35 for both and include a commemorative glass and tasting tokens. There will be live music and the Everett Food Truck Festival is happening down the street.

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