Booze News

Washington State Bartenders Guild Considers Joining National Network

The USBG wants Washington in the club.

11/17/2011 By Christopher Werner

Liquor Laws

I-1183 Narrowly Ahead in Washington Poll

Half of the respondents are likely to support the liquor privatization measure.

11/02/2011 By Christopher Werner

Drinking Culture

Brad Thomas Parsons on His Book Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All

The former Seattleite’s book drops November 1.

10/31/2011 By Seattle Met Staff

Nightlife

Liquor Board Greenlights Drinking on Stage

Come November 26, entertainers can get juiced while performing.

10/27/2011 By Christopher Werner

In Poor Spirit

Seattle Bartenders Boycott Pusser’s Rum Following Painkiller Legal Action

The legal pursuit is "like Ragu trying to copyright ‘Bolognese,’" says one Seattle bartender.

06/09/2011

Article

Travel and Leisure Gets Into the Best American Cocktail Bars Game

Guess which Seattle bar made the list?

04/27/2011

Drinking Culture

Now We Can Drink Wine and Beer at the Northwest Film Forum!

Score one for the public sphere.

04/01/2011

Booze News

Morning Booze News: Allagash at Brouwer’s; Barrel-Aged Cocktails at Liberty

Belgian beers and aged mixed drinks are what’s up this am.

02/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Sauced Exclusive

First Look: New Sun Liquor Bar and Distillery

The second iteration of the Capitol Hill cocktail bar opens in early March. Get a sneak peek now.

02/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.

02/21/2011

Article

A Few Thoughts On "Against Mixology"

Sarah Deming skewers the craft cocktail world, employing valid points as well as troubling ones.

01/24/2011

Article

OMG, It’s Whiskey in a Can

There are eight shots up in there, so plan to share.

01/18/2011

Article

Get Ready To Get Boozy At The Farmers Market

A bill before the state legislature would let shoppers sample beer and wine.

01/10/2011

Article

Four Loko Goes Decaf

Drama juice! The saga continues as Four Loko’s parent company changes the recipe.

11/17/2010

Loco Over Loko

No More Four Loko For You

Washington State bans alcoholic energy drinks.

11/10/2010

Article

Liquor Privatization Too Close To Call

But one initiative is out of the race and the other is trailing.

11/03/2010

Higher Learning

Alcoholic Energy Drinks Are Banned at Central Washington U

College kids continue drinking lots of bad booze.

10/27/2010

Article

Introducing: Sake in Seattle

A new business aims to break the ice with rice wine.

10/12/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Article

"Muddle Your Breath"

BusinessWeek publishes advice on how to get away with getting drunk on the job.

10/04/2010

Article

The Era of Copyrighted Cocktails? Not So much.

Intellectual property and mixed drinks: this situation calls for a lawyer.

09/02/2010 By Jessica Voelker