Malt Matters

Westland Distillery’s Peat Week Returns

The SoDo single-malt whisperers celebrate smoky whiskeys with a cocktail competition, a peat symposium, and a whole roasted pig.

09/27/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

National Daiquiri Day Is July 19: Here's Where to Sip

Specials and playful creations abound at Seattle's rum-centric bars.

07/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Liberal Libations

Bless These 6 New Happy Hours

Housemade salsa at Zocálo. Fernet shots at Dino's Tomato Pie. Imbibing across the city.

06/30/2017 By Amber Wright

Cheers

Where to Toast During Negroni Week

A drink so good it gets its own week.

06/06/2017 By Rosin Saez

Fun With Listicles

The Summer of Frosé (aka Frozen Rosé) Is Nigh

It's going to be everywhere. But here's where to get it right now.

06/01/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Tiki Glam Cocktail Bar Navy Strength Arrives in Belltown

Anu and Chris Elford's new bar is tiki without the kitsch.

03/30/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Amaro Amore

5 Creative Amaro Cocktails You Should Try

Seattle bartenders love to experiment with Italy’s signature herbal liqueur.

01/26/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Our Velocity at Suite 410

With this robust rum cocktail, Jason Simplot aims to convert whiskey devotees.

11/23/2016 By Stefan Milne

Still Life

Enter Westland Distillery’s New Cantilever Room

One of the most respected distilleries in town brings petite cocktail flights and pantry snacks to its renovated tasting room.

11/15/2016 By Stefan Milne

Libation Library

The Canon Cocktail Book Is Here

Ever want to open a craft cocktail bar? Jamie Boudreau offers recipes and tips.

11/01/2016 By Stefan Milne

Bar Books

Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs

Former Seattleite Brad Thomas Parsons explores our city's favorite digestivo.

10/11/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Wow, Naka Has a Seriously Cool New Bar Program

New resident cocktail czar Dustin Haarstad ushers in an era of hand-carved diamond ice cubes.

09/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Madame Rue at Quoin

“Drinking should be fun. I think sometimes in the modern day we’ve lost sight of that.”

09/20/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Rosé Slushy at Revolution Wine Bar

Rosé spikes a childhood favorite into a grownup refresher.

09/02/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: The Foreign National Cocktail

Extra-tart orange juice gives a culinary twist to Foreign National's namesake.

08/30/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Radiator Whiskey’s the Water Line

Lift your spirits before a market stroll, or a trip to the intersection-adjacent gentleman’s club.

07/14/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: The Flying Colours at Bar Melusine

Sip on this summery vermouth and bruleed grapefruit beverage.

06/28/2016 By Stefan Milne

Apples to Apples

Here Are the Winners of the Pacific Northwest Cider Awards

From fruity to wood aged.

06/10/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

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.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion