Hops and Sips

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…


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.

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

Science of Spirits: Seattle’s Pacific Science Center is hosting Science of Spirits, a night of science served with sips of samples from local distilleries, including… Continue reading

Drink this: Crucible Brewing throws 3rd birthday party

The Everett brewery is celebrating its third anniversary with a birthday bash fit for a 3-year-old.

Northwest Wine: Cabernet franc good fit in Washington vineyards

The late ripener, harvested around Halloween, is best known as a classic Bordeaux variety.

Drink this: Scrappy Punk growler just in time for fall party

There will be cornhole, snacks and a heated beer garden at the Snohomish brewery’s Saturday shindig.

Northwest Wine: Pinot gris remains Oregon’s flagship white

The grapes were first planted in Oregon by Northwest wine pioneer David Lett in 1965.

Drink this: Bothell more beer-centric city than 4 years ago

Check out the city’s craft beer scene at the Bothell Underground Beer Festival this weekend.

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

Carleton Farms Brew Fest: The Lake Stevens Lions are hosting the fourth annual Carleton Farms Brew Fest Sept. 28 and 29 at Carleton Farms, 630… Continue reading

Drink this: Embrace this fresh hop ale made in Marysville

5 Rights Brewing will be pouring Embrace the Resin Citra Wet Hop DIPA at the Fresh Hop Ale Festival.

Idaho’s underdog wine industry is worthy of your attention

The Gem State plays the “little guy” role well, producing fascinating reds, whites and roses.