Hops and Sips

Drink this: The Hop and Hound brew commemorates mascot hound

The Bothell brewery is celebrating its fourth anniversary and commemorating its namesake, Charlie.

At Large to celebrate its 2nd anniversary with an IPA party

Nearly 60 percent of the beers the Everett brewery has made in the past two years are IPAs.

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

Bothell Summer Wine, Beer and Spirits Walk: Sip on beer, wine, cider and spirits and stroll through downtown Bothell during the annual Bothell Summer Wine,… Continue reading

Washington turned 20,000 tons of syrah into wine last year

It continues to grow in popularity as the state’s No. 3 red grape after cabernet sauvignon and merlot.

Booze notebook: Head brewer leaving Scuttlebutt after 18 years

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

Snohomish Ale Trail will lead beer lovers on a happy chase

Six breweries collaborate on the event to “spread the word” about beer made in the historic town.

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

Suicide prevention fundraiser at Toggle’s: Everett’s Toggle’s Bottleshop is hosting Drink Beer, Do Good, a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention May 25… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Southern Oregon a region not to be overlooked

The area opens up opportunities for warmer-climate varieties such as syrah and cabernet sauvignon.

Snags derail Marysville brewer’s new building

A number of unforeseen issues force 5 Rights Brewing to not move forward at Lake Stevens site.

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

Decant Edmonds: The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is hosting a wine, beer and cider tasting at 5 p.m. May 20 at the Edmonds Center for… Continue reading

Drink this: Foggy Noggin names new IPA in honor of Bothell

Kegs of the Bothell brewery’s Bothell Fn IPA will be tapped for tonight’s Seattle Beer Week event.

Oregon’s signature wine will shine at pinot noir conference

Here are seven examples to try — four which will be poured at the festival.

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

3rd annual VW Day at Sumerian Brewing: Volkswagen collectors join together to check out some sweet rides and drink beer at this annual event from… Continue reading

Booze notebook: Bothell-made bourbon bringing home awards

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

Cabernet sauvignon shows its diversity in Washington’s wines

The noble red grape of France’s Bordeaux region is the state’s most important variety.

Drink this: Hazy IPA brewed in honor of Seattle Beer Week

5 Rights Brewing in Lake Stevens has made a special Groove series IPA for the Seattle festival.

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

Cinco de Mayo at Route 2 Taproom: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom, 19837 U.S. 2, Monroe, is hosting a Cinco de Mayo party from 3 to… Continue reading

Best-of-class winners highlight Cascadia region’s top wines

Here are some of the wines named best of class in this year’s Cascadia Wine Competition.

Booze notebook: Spada Farmhouse makes top 50 breweries list

The latest on Snohomish County’s breweries, wineries, distilleries — and occasionally coffeehouses.

Try these five Mexican-inspired beers for Cinco de Mayo

Mexican lagers are characterized by light color, a toned-down hop profile and slight bready flavor.