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

Garageland

Why Redhook's New Brewlab Is in an Old Auto Shop (Sort Of)

Seattle breweries have a long been located in former garages, and Brewlab extends this trend in complex ways.

09/12/2017 By Stefan Milne

Hopped Up

Ballard's New Obec Brewing Brings a Backyard Vibe

Yes, yes, Ballard has a lot of breweries. This is another one. Deal with it.

09/05/2017 By Stefan Milne

Malt Matters

Skagit Valley Malting Is Changing Washington Beer

The Burlington company is trying to redefine beer malts—how they're grown, how they’re processed, and what it means to be a truly local beer.

08/08/2017 By Stefan Milne

Hopped Up

Latona Pub Celebrates 30 Years

How this neighborhood pub became an epicenter for craft beer.

08/01/2017 By Stefan Milne

A New (Drinking) Joint

Cannabis City Owner to Open Bar in Ballard

It's called Ballard Republic. It's opening this fall. And yes, it was meant to be a marijuana shop.

07/17/2017 By Amber Wright