Wizard Akvavit release party: Bluewater Distilling is holding a release party for its Wizard Akvavit, an oak barrel-aged akvavit that spent seven months in the Bering Sea aboard the crab fishing boat F/V Wizard, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 at the distillery’s beach bar, 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 109, Everett. Each bottle will be signed by Wizard captain Keith Colburn and Bluewater distiller John Lundin. For more information, or to get on the reservation list to secure a bottle, go to www.bluewaterdistilling.com.
Brewfest at Carleton Farm: The 2nd annual Brewfest at Carleton Farm is 6 p.m. Sept. 23 and 5 p.m. 24 at Carleton Farm, 630 Sunnyside Blvd SE, Lake Stevens. There will be a number of local breweries, wineries and distilleries pouring craft beverages. Tickets are $20 online or $30 at the door. Tickets include six tasting tokens and the first 200 tickets receive a logo glass. For more information and ticket information, visit the Carleton Farm’s Facebook page.
Brew at the Zoo: Enjoy a cold beer and some wild animals at Brew at the Zoo Beer Tasting at Woodland Park Zoo from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6. The event is 21-and-over and tickets range from $27 to $67. General admission includes seven tasting tokens, animal encounters and more. VIP tickets include early entry, buffet, zoo tickets and more; www.zoo.org/brew.
Bothell Beer Festival: Celebrate all things Bothell beer at the third annual Bothell Beer Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 in downtown Bothell. There will be more than 20 breweries pouring beer, live music and food trucks. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://bit.ly/2bj5EHY.
Snohomish Brewfest: Sample a number of craft beers from around Snohomish County and the Pacific Northwest at the Snohomish Brewfest on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Snohomish Senior Center. The Brewfest is 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28 and noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 29. There will be more than a dozen breweries on hand, including Snohomish breweries SnoTown and Sound to Summit. Tickets are $30 ($35 at the door) and include seven tasting tokens and a $5 food voucher. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.snohobrewfest.com.
WINE, BREWS, SPIRITS
5 Rights Brewing: 7028 46th St. NE, Marysville, 425-334-1026, www.5rightsbrewing.com. Open 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
Ale Spike Bottles &Taps: 9300 271st NW, Suite B5, Stanwood, 360-386-7650.
American Brewing Company: 180 W. Dayton St., Warehouse 102, Edmonds, 425-774-1717, www.americanbrewing.com.
Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett, 425-374-2580.
Angel’s Tap House: 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington, 360-474-9740, www.angelofthewinds.com. Tuesday Brewsday.
Arista Wine Cellars: 320 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds, 425-771-7009, www.aristawines.com. Tastings 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.
At Large Brewing: 2730 W. Marine View Dr., Everett. 425-324-0039, www.atlargebrewing.com. Open Wednesdays through Sundays.
Big E Ales: 5030 208th St SW Suite A., Lynnwood, 425-672-7051, www.bigeales.com. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Bluewater Distilling: 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 109, Everett, 425-404-1408, www.bluewaterdistilling.com. Cocktail bar open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Sept. 6: Limoncello Drops, 6 p.m.
Oct. 4: Martini 101, 6 p.m.
Nov. 1: Capturing Fall Flavors, 6 p.m.
Dec. 6: Holiday Spirits, 6 p.m.
Brews Almighty: 3011 Grand Ave. Suite A, Everett, 425-252-2739, www.brewsalmighty.com. Sept. 8: Anthem Cider, 5:30 p.m.
Brigid’s Bottleshop: 190 Sunset Ave South, Suite C, Edmonds, 425-412-3199, www.brigidsbottleshop.com.
The Collective on Tap: Camano Island, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island, 360-926-8975; Woodinville, 17802 134th Ave NE, Suite 6, Woodinville, 425-488-2795; www.collectiveontap.com. Aug. 29: Uinta Brewing at Woodinville, 5 p.m. Sept. 12: Dick’s Brewing at Woodinville, 5 p.m. Sept. 19: Elysian Brewing at Woodinville, 5 p.m.
Crucible Brewing: 909 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite D440, Everett, 425-374-7293, www.cruciblebrewing.com. Taproom Trivia on Mondays, Tap it Tuesdays, Test Pilot Thursdays and Firkin Fridays.
Diamond Knot: Alehouse in Mukilteo, 621-A Front St., Mukilteo, 425-355-4488; Brewpub at Mountlake Terrace, 5602 232nd Street SW, Mountlake Terrace; www.diamondknot.com. Cask Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Brewpub and Wednesdays at Alehouse.
Dreadnought Brewing: 16726 146th St. SE Suite 153, Monroe, 360-863-2479, www.dreadnoughtbrewing.com.
Dusty Cellars: 529 Michael Way, Camano Island, 360-387-2729, www.dustycellarswinery.com. Tasting room open the first weekend of each month or call for private tasting.
Foggy Noggin Brewing: 22329 53rd Ave. SE, Bothell, 206-553-9223, www.foggynogginbrewing.com.
Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse: 1114 1st St., Snohomish, 360-568-5820, www.fredsrivertownalehouse.com. Aug. 31: Deschutes Sagefight IPA release party, 6 p.m.
Furion Cellars: 1311 Bonneville Ave., No. 106, Snohomish, 425-314-8922, www.furioncellars.com. Visits and tastings by appointment.
Gallagher’s Where U Brew: 180 W. Dayton St. Warehouse Suite 105, Edmonds, 425-776-4209, www.whereubrew.com.
Greenbank Farm Wine Shop: 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank, 360-678-7700, www.greenbankwineshop.com; Tasting room open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Harry’s on Tye: 14286 169th Drive SE, Monroe, 425-344-4825, www.facebook.com/harrysontye.
Aug. 26: Crux Fermentation Project, 5 p.m.
Sept. 9: Barrage Cellars, 5 p.m.
Sept. 10: ICON Cellars, 2 p.m.
Sept. 11: Lemberger wine tasting, 2 p.m.
The Hop and Hound: 18116 101st Ave. NE, Bothell, 425-486-2337, www.thehopandhound.com. Food trucks every Friday.
Sept. 3: New Bothell Brewery Launch Party, 5 p.m.
The Independent Beer Bar: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett, 425-212-9517, www.theindependentbeerbar.com. Trivia Night every Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Josh’s Taps &Caps: 1800 Bickford Ave. Suite 210, Snohomish, 360-217-7221, www.joshstapsandcaps.com.
Justice Brewing: 2414 Chestnut St., Everett, 425-835-2337, www.justicebrewing.com. Open noon to 2 p.m. Saturday or by appointment only.
McMenamin’s: Mill Creek, 13300 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek, 425-316-0520; Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, 425-398-0122; www.mcmenamins.com.
Middleton Brewing: 607 SE Everett Mall Way 27-A, Everett; 425-280-9178; www.middletonbrewing.net. Aug. 27: 3rd Anniversary Party, 2 p.m.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, 425-339-0293, www.portgardnerbaywinery.com. Tasting room open 4:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Live music Friday and Saturday nights; no cover.
Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place: 19837 State Route 2, Monroe, 360-863-2036, www.roadtriptaprooms.com. Sept. 13: B-Side Brewing, 6:30 p.m.
Skip Rock Distillers: 104 Ave. C, Snohomish, 360-862-0272, www.skiprockdistillers.com.
Skookum Brewery: 17925A 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, 360-403-7094, www.skookumbrewing.com.
SnoTown Brewing: 511 2nd Ave, Snohomish, 425-231-8113.
Sound to Summit Brewing: 1830 Bickford Ave., Snohomish, 360-294-8127, www.soundtosummitbrewing.com.
Special Brews: 14608 Hwy 99, Suite 307, Lynnwood, 425-741-7049, www.special-brews.com.
Stogies ‘n Hops: 526 164th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-741-1000, www.stogiesnhops.com.
Whiskey Ridge Brewing: 116 E. 5th Ave., Arlington, 360-913-0425, www.whiskeyridgebrewing.com. Open mic Friday nights.
Whitewall Brewing: 14524 Smokey Point Blvd., Marysville, 360-454-0464, www.whitewallbrewing.com.
The Wine Shop: 2704 171st Pl NE L102, Marysville, 360-652-9200, www.maryswineshop.com. Tastings Friday and Saturday afternoons, $5.