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Apples to Apples

Here Are the Winners of the Pacific Northwest Cider Awards

From fruity to wood aged.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/10/2015

Game Changers

Zig Zag's the Last Word: An Oral History

How a little bar called Zig Zag Cafe and a guy named Murray Stenson helped instigate the nation’s cocktail renaissance.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/01/2014


The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 11/30/2014


One Beer, One Wine and One Cocktail for October

This month’s imbibing agenda

  • By Allecia Vermillion and Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 10/01/2014

Super Booze

The Nosh Pit Super Bowl Drinking Game

Because your liver won't get this kind of workout again until next season.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/30/2014

Whiskey Watch

First Look: Westland Distillery

Seattle's newest distillery is in SoDo and open for public tours.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 10/01/2013


First Look: Westland Distillery is Open in SoDo

Seattle's newest distillery is open for public tours.

  • Published 10/01/2013

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Artusi's Adam Fortuna

"It was like deleted scenes from 'Kill Bill'—blood, glass, and roses in slow motion."

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 09/16/2013

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Indian Food Edition

Shanik premiered a new happy hour menu last week, but it's not alone.

  • By Cassie Sawyer
  • Published 08/08/2013


A New Chapter in Washington Hard Cider

Fire Barrel Cider was Drew Zimmerman’s pride and joy. Now he’s bestowing his product (and his trees) to Finnriver Farm.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/19/2012


Vessel Reopens as a Cocktail Geekout Heaven

The vaunted cocktail haunt that shuttered in December 2010 makes its long-awaited return in a new space at Seventh and Olive.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/17/2012


That’s Amaro

Mike Easton of Il Corvo works with Capitol Hill’s Oola Distillery to bottle and sell amaro.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/25/2012

Web Exclusive

Locavore Libations

Local bartenders share cocktail recipes featuring Washington State craft liquors.

  • Published 11/18/2011


A Guide to Washington’s Craft Distilleries

A change in the liquor laws has started a boom in craft distilleries across Washington State. We surveyed them all to find out who’s making what and where to get it.

  • By Brian Colella and Jessica Voelker
  • Published 11/18/2011


Tiki Cocktails Return

The return of tiki cocktails lets us escape to a place where the shirts are silly and the drinks are seriously delicious. Find devoted disciples mixing those drinks at Tini Bigs, Naga Cocktail Bar, Moshi Moshi, and Rob Roy.

  • By Andrew Bohrer
  • Published 07/22/2011


Tie One On

Where to sample the best of Seattle’s new crop of spirits, grappas, and bitters.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 03/17/2011


Not Your Grandma’s Punch

Bartenders like Alison Sever of the Local Vine on Capitol Hill are rediscovering real sherry—the stuff made in the Jerez area of Andalusia, Spain. Here, her recipe for the Local Vine’s Bombay punch, perfect for a holiday party.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 11/15/2010


Kombucha Culture

Fans of fermented tea are brewing their own at home with the help of Chris Joyner, owner of local kombucha brand CommuniTea.

  • By Alexandra Notman
  • Published 10/11/2010


Still Secret

There’s no reliable metric for gauging the popularity of home distilling, but signs indicate it’s on the rise. At the internationally popular website, membership grew from 4,900 to 5,500 between February an

  • By Paul Clarke
  • Published 09/15/2010

Seattle Voter’s Crib Sheet

Boozy Ballot Initiatives

Liquor privatization initiatives 1100 and 1105 will appear on the ballot. If one (or both) passes, it will forever alter how liquor is made, moved, and sold here. Let’s look at the nitty-gritty.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 09/14/2010
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