How Do You Like Them Apples?

How to Sip Your Way Through Washington Cider Week

Big, juicy festivals. Tap takeovers in town. Cidery tours with orchard backdrops.

09/05/2019 By Rosin Saez

Ale Accolades

Behold, This Year's Washington Beer Award Winners

Bookmark this summertime imbibing agenda.

06/17/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Locust Cider Has a West Seattle Taproom in the Works

Expect beach views, the same great cider, some wacky beers, and an extended gluten-free menu.

05/28/2019 By Rosin Saez

Hopped Up

11 Essential Seattle Beer Week Events

The 11-day festival kicks off May 9. Here's a day-by-day guide to our picks.

05/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

Grab a Drink at These Go-To Seattle Brewpubs

Raise a glass and have a bite at these destinations that make both food and beer in house.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Two In One

What the Heck Is Duffleboard?

A hybrid, locally hatched invention revives an analog approach to fun and games.

09/11/2018 By Rosin Saez

Keeping Up With the Scandinavians

Freya and Skål Keep Ballard’s Nordic Roots Alive

Two new establishments—a beer hall and a cafe—exalt Ballard’s Northern European heritage.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Guide to Seattle Beer

Women in Beer: Robyn Schumacher and Annie Johnson

Since beer is typically a bastion of dudes, the women who make or even drink it encounter some pretty tired tropes. Recently, over a pint of pilsner, the pair unpacked what it means to brew while female.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez

Trend

The Rise of the Bare-Bones Taproom

Bars aren't going anywhere, but the brewery taproom has made a clear shift from novelty to norm.

04/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Step 5: Bring Snacks

7 Taproom Temples for Fresh, Flowing Beer

Midway between beer bar and bottle shop lie these no-frills watering holes.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez and Stefan Milne

Step 4: Have One With Dinner

9 Great Restaurants with Equally Impressive Beer Lists

There’s a world of food-friendly beer out there. Explore it in these local restaurants, which take just as much care with their beer menu as their kitchens.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Step 3: Just Pop a Top, Already

10 Local Beers You Should Buy Right Now

More great brews, in bottles an cans, from Seattle and the immediate vicinity.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Step 1: Find the Right Brewery

9 Local Breweries for Every Type of Beer Drinker

Whatever your imbibing needs, there’s a local spot that has you covered. Here’s where to go if you want to…

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Brew News

Beer at Last: A Brewpub Is Coming to Magnuson Park

The team behind Dexter Brewhouse and Mollusk Brewing will bring their next project, Magnuson Cafe and Brewery, to Sand Point.

04/18/2018 By Rosin Saez

Wild Brews

Meet Washington’s Coming Contingent of Farmhouse Brewers

Garden Path Fermentation and Fair Isle Brewing will bring nuance to this wild beer style.

03/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Brew News

Washington Beer Awards Adds Collaboration Category to This Year's Competition

"This is a chance to go play with your friends."

03/08/2018 By Rosin Saez

Hopped Up

Meet PNW, Seattle’s New Cheap Beer

The story behind the tiny, locally owned company that’s competing with big beer.

01/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Tapped Out

Can a Bar Have Too Many Beer Taps?

“If you give people too many choices they almost get overwhelmed and then fall back to what they’re used to."

12/28/2017 By Stefan Milne

Long Weekends

Palm Springs: Drink Destination-Worthy Beer in a Desert Oasis

It’s the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, and new home to Seattle brewing royalty.

12/20/2017 By Allison Williams

Get Wet Hops

5 Fresh Hop Beers Worth Checking Out

They’re only around for a little longer.

10/17/2017 By Stefan Milne