Ed Rooney at Teachers Lounge
Kids are stuck going back to actual school; adults can matriculate to Greenwood’s scholastically themed watering hole where whiskey cocktails are assembled with surprisingly good stuff—the slightly peaty Bank Note Blended Scotch.
Cynar and Lillet Blanc plus orgeat and whiskey barrel–aged bitters all keep things light. So does the name—who doesn’t appreciate a good Ferris Bueller reference? teachersloungeseattle.com
Two Beers Brewing Co. Fresh Hop
The hophead equivalent of Christmas is here again (see our hops feature).
This citrusy, fragrant IPA is one of the first to hit the market each season. twobeersbrewery.com
Tempus Cellars Riesling Evergreen Vineyard Ancient Lakes 2013
A not-too-sweet white from Walla Walla winemaker Joe Forest stretches out summer with aromas and flavors of apricot, mineral, and flowers. Try it with spicy Thai food. tempuscellars.com