Whitewall Brewing IPA honors the late Cortez Kennedy

Whitewall Brewing owners Sean Wallner and Aaron Wight are both huge Seahawks fans, so when they were looking for a name for their newest creation honoring a Seattle sports legend was an easy call.

Whitewall’s newest hazy IPA, the third in a rotating series, is named Tez Hazy IPA in honor of former Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, who died last week at the age of 48.

“Rest in peace and thanks for being part of the team,” the brewery said in a recent newsletter.

The IPA, made in the vain of the popular Vermont-style IPAs, is brewed with Motueka, Citra and Azacca hops and Copeland malts, malted oat, flaked oats and wheat, all courtesy Skagit Valley Malting. The beer is being released in the taproom and at select taprooms and bottleshops this weekend.

Hop and Hound turns 3: Bothell’s The Hop and Hound is teaming up with Bothell’s Watts Brewing to brew a one-off IPA for the taproom’s third anniversary celebration over the weekend of June 9 through 11.

There will also be a different fruit-infused kolsch courtesy Watts Brewing and food trucks on premise each day for the celebration. The first 25 customers each day will receive a limited edition anniversary pint glass and there will be tapping of Cascade Brewing’s 2015 Black Cap Raspberry Sour on June 10.

White & Nerdy in cans: Nate McLaughlin, owner and head brewer of Everett’s Justice Brewing, recently bought a manual can seamer and has started producing 12-ounce cans of his White & Nerdy, a witbier brewed with orange peel.

McLaughlin boasted that Justice is the first Everett brewery to can its beers and said that he plans to release a few other beers in cans, save the more expensive sours and barrel-aged beers. Beside the brewery, cans of White & Nerdy will be available at The Cannery in Ballard, One Cup Coffee in Greenwood and Sno-Isle Coop in Everett. McLaughlin can also can beer on demand at the brewery.

Talk to us

More in Life

Scott Price, founder of the Price Sculpture Park, admires Gary Gunderson’s evolving “Pentillium” installation. The new Coupeville park opens on Oct. 23. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Visit these Whidbey Island sculpture parks to escape COVID-19

Check out the latest sculpture at Earth Sanctuary in Langley, then stroll the new Price Sculpture Park in Coupeville.

Baked apple cider doughnuts. (Dreamstime/TNS)
After you get the apple cider, it’s time to make doughnuts

Cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg usually hold court for that nostalgic apple-cider doughnut flavor.

Puddum the guinea pig in a Halloween costume. (Jessi Loerch)
Get your guinea pig costumed for trick-or-treat — if you can

Dressing up pets is no longer just for cats and dogs. Rodents can be mermaids and superheroes, too.

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition, previously only available to overseas travelers, is the most expensive Woodford Reserve ever released, with a suggested $2,000 price tag. (Woodford Reserve/TNS)
Most expensive Woodford Reserve ever released available in US

The Baccarat Edition, previously only available to overseas travelers, has a suggested $2,000 price tag.

USA, Washington, Woodinville. Brian Carter Cellars.
Region’s fortified wines provide sweet warmth on chilly nights

They’re an ideal companion with a fireplace nearby, a plate of hazelnuts and Stilton cheese within reach.

pickles
In a pickle during lockdown? Try this innovative recipe

Coronavirus home cooking is now a part of American life. Sometimes you… Continue reading

Cauliflower steak with bean and tomato salad. (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)
Trendy cauliflower steak makes an easy vegetarian dinner

Cut a head of cauliflower into 1-inch steaks, add a prepared pesto sauce and let the oven do the rest.

The grille, front bumper, and headlights are newly designed on the 2020 Honda CR-V.
2020 Honda CR-V has styling updates and equipment add-ons

The entry-level LX model joins the other trims with a standard turbo engine and driver-assist technology.

Jim Jamison and Stephanie Schisler wrote and illustrated "What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me." (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bothell grandfather brews up a children’s book

Bothell’s Jim Jamison, owner of Foggy Noggin Brewing, wrote “What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me?,” and his daughter, Stephanie Schisler, illustrated it.

Most Read