Hops and Sips

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

Watts Winter Beers Release Party: Bothell’s Watts Brewing will release its two…

 

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.

 

Pacific Northwest ranks 4th in world’s best wine regions

Together, Washington and Oregon have 11 wines on Wine Spectator magazine’s yearly Top 100 list.

 

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

Red blends are among Washington’s most interesting wines

If there is any thread of continuity with this type of red wine, it is often the inclusion of syrah.

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.

Northwest Wine: State’s cabernet sauvignon coming into its own

This bold red wine features a uniquely Washington style that was 10 years in the making.

Booze notebook: Temple Distilling celebrates 3rd anniversary

The latest news on Snohomish County’s breweries, wineries and distilleries.

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

McMenamins 2nd annual Distillers Festival: A number of local distillers, including Everett’s Bluewater Organic Distilling and Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling, will be pouring their spirits at… Continue reading

Drink this: 5 Rights nanobrewery is moving out of the garage

Owners R.J. and Kristi Whitlow are relocating their Marysville brewery operations to downtown.

Riesling the perfect bottle of wine for your holiday table

Germany’s noble white grape is versatile and offers crowd-pleasing flavors.

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

Hops on the Rock: The second annual Hops on the Rock island beer festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Eastsound… Continue reading

Drink this: Dreadnought asks you to raise a glass — and awareness

The Monroe brewery plans to host quarterly fundraisers for causes near and dear to the community.

Drink this: Lost Bears Brews now pouring in Snohomish County

The Woodinville garage brewery will have two beers on tap at the annual Snohomish Brewfest.

Stock up on these inexpensive Northwest reds for holidays

Top off your wine cellar with some less-expensive bottles before the party season starts.

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

Beers Made by Walking tapping: The 2018 Seattle Beers Made by Walking event is from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Naked City… Continue reading

Drink this: Golden milk stout gets dressed up for Halloween

Lake Stevens Brewing will be pouring Golden Unicorn at its costume party on Oct. 27.