Hops and Sips

Drink This: The Hop and Hound makes hazy IPA to mark 5 years

Drink This: The Hop and Hound makes hazy IPA to mark 5 years

Try the colab brew Hazedog Millionaire at the Bothell taproom during its anniversary party June 7-9.

Drink This: The Hop and Hound makes hazy IPA to mark 5 years
Washington wine’s roots are firmly planted in Yakima Valley

Washington wine’s roots are firmly planted in Yakima Valley

It was the Pacific Northwest’s first American Viticultural Area, federally approved on April 4, 1983.

Washington wine’s roots are firmly planted in Yakima Valley

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

Everett’s At Large turns 3 Everett’s At Large Brewing is hosting its third anniversary noon to 10 p.m. June 1 at the brewery, 2730 W.… Continue reading

Four prize-winning wines from the Horse Heaven Hills region

Four prize-winning wines from the Horse Heaven Hills region

The 570,000-acre growing area isn’t visited often by wine travelers because it offers few wineries.

Four prize-winning wines from the Horse Heaven Hills region

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

Decant Edmonds: The annual festival takes place 5 to 8 p.m. May 25 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. Enjoy… Continue reading

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with these 6 local craft beers

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with these 6 local craft beers

Rainier Tall Boys are great, but much better are these refreshing summer sippers (and guzzlers).

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with these 6 local craft beers
Red Mountain AVA remains a gold mine for wine contest awards

Red Mountain AVA remains a gold mine for wine contest awards

Here are four stellar wines from this growing region, which specializes in red wine grapes.

Red Mountain AVA remains a gold mine for wine contest awards
Co-owners Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst, left, at Hemlock State Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Hemlock State, Mountlake Terrace’s new brewery, opens Friday

The business was founded by three church congregants who discovered a common love for craft beer.

Co-owners Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst, left, at Hemlock State Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival: Everett’s Scuttlebutt Taproom & Brewery will host at number of shows during this year’s Fisherman’s Village Music Festival on May 17… Continue reading

Five affordable wines, from Italy, Brazil and California

Five affordable wines, from Italy, Brazil and California

Frappato is the sort of delicious cheap red wine they serve in Europe that is hard to find here.

Five affordable wines, from Italy, Brazil and California
Drink this: Everett brewery gets in on the new hard seltzer craze

Drink this: Everett brewery gets in on the new hard seltzer craze

Lazy Boy Brewing recently made a 10-gallon pilot batch of a coconut and lime spiked sparkling water.

Drink this: Everett brewery gets in on the new hard seltzer craze
‘Double gold’: An extra-special bottle of Northwest wine

‘Double gold’: An extra-special bottle of Northwest wine

The medal is only for wines that earned a gold medal by unanimous vote at the Cascadia competition.

‘Double gold’: An extra-special bottle of Northwest wine

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

Here’s where to find some of the best Northwest wines

Here’s where to find some of the best Northwest wines

These six wines earned the best-of-class distinction at the Cascadia International Wine Competition.

Here’s where to find some of the best Northwest wines

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

May the Fourth Be With You at At Large: Everett’s At Large Brewing is hosting a celebration of dark beers, including three variants of its… Continue reading

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

Snohomish on the Rocks: The 11th annual Snohomish on the Rocks distillery festival is 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Thomas Family Farms,… Continue reading

Chef shows flair at pairing wine with springtime vegetables

Chef shows flair at pairing wine with springtime vegetables

She creates dishes that match wine with sweet onions, artichokes, salmon and even asparagus.

Chef shows flair at pairing wine with springtime vegetables
With 2 new beers, Skookum nails down barrel-aging technique

With 2 new beers, Skookum nails down barrel-aging technique

It’s all in selecting the right barrels. They’ve got to be wet with bourbon, their former contents.

With 2 new beers, Skookum nails down barrel-aging technique
Prosser winery wins top honors at Cascadia Wine Competition

Prosser winery wins top honors at Cascadia Wine Competition

Winners also are named for best dessert, white, rose and nongrape wines.

Prosser winery wins top honors at Cascadia Wine Competition
Meet Scuttlebutt’s new brut IPA and the woman who brewed it

Meet Scuttlebutt’s new brut IPA and the woman who brewed it

Amber Rogers made Cashmere Dreams for the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day.

Meet Scuttlebutt’s new brut IPA and the woman who brewed it
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