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The New Guide to Washington Beer

What's new, what's next, and why lager doesn’t really suck.

04/15/2015 Photography by Erik Skaar By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Mike Holm

Top Stories

Feature

Unburied: The Secrets of a Deadly Mount Baker Avalanche

In 1986, a snow slide on a Cascade volcano engulfed four young men in a torrent of ice and snow. Almost 30 years later, the mountain gave something back.

03/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Feature

20 Books Every Seattleite Should Read

Twenty books with ties to the region—some explicit, some not—that make the case that Seattle is one of the world’s great literary cities.

04/01/2015 By Ryan Boudinot

Spring Fashion 2015

Spring Fashion 2015: Mixed Media

Mash up this season’s monochromes, patterns, and textures to dramatic effect.

03/27/2015 Photography by April Brimer By Amanda Zurita With Blanca Martinez

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Feature

20 Books Every Seattleite Should Read

Twenty books with ties to the region—some explicit, some not—that make the case that Seattle is one of the world’s great literary cities.

04/01/2015 By Ryan Boudinot

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2015

Allen Stone retraces his rise with five concerts, America’s Test Kitchen visits the Moore, and the record setting musical Angry Housewives returns.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater?

Ira Glass Comes to Seattle

The host of ‘This American Life’ discusses ‘Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,’ his quirky hybrid touring show.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

An Open Letter to the Seattle Mariners

My head wants to believe in you, but my heart isn’t quite sure.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Passing Through

Kathleen Hanna: From Riot Grrrl to Riot Woman

She chats with us about stripping in Seattle, making feminism cool, and her lecture at the Neptune Theatre

04/01/2015 By Rosin Saez

City of Literature

“If You Could Make Seattleites Read One Book, What Would It Be?”

We asked six local writers to each nail down one must-read book for city dwellers.

03/24/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Eat & Drink

New Guide to Washington Beer

The Next Big Names in Washington Beer

From Bellingham to Yakima, 8 new breweries to watch.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

New Guide to Washington Beer

6 Spots to Get Your Fill...in a Growler

Growlers are the craft beer equivalent to takeout. In Seattle you can fill up at virtually any brewery, plenty of bottle shops, and even the occasional drugstore.

04/15/2015 By Rosin Saez

New Guide to Washington Beer

The IPA Matrix

Imperial? Triple? West Coast? There are nearly as many styles of India pale ale out there as there are people eager to drink them.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

“Corporate Beer Still Sucks”

Elysian’s Hard Sell

Seattle’s beer community freaked out when the world’s biggest brewing conglomeration bought Elysian. Will anything really change?

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

New Guide to Washington Beer

The Beering of Ballard

A surfeit of industrial space near a large population that likes to drink local has created a legit brewery district.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

New Guide to Washington Beer

Why Lager Is the Next Big Thing

Germany’s signature beer style gains a toehold in the land of the IPA.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

New Guide to Washington Beer

5 New Beer Styles

The vast majority of beer produced and consumed here is some form of IPA. But that other-than-IPA spectrum is getting much more interesting.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

The New Guide to Washington Beer

What's new, what's next, and why lager doesn’t really suck.

04/15/2015 Photography by Erik Skaar By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Mike Holm

Oeno Files

Rosé for a Fleeting Season

Renegade Wine Co.’s Columbia Valley Rosé is spring’s clarion call.

04/01/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Review

Manolin Lights Up in Fremont

The enchanting haunt channels lower latitudes, serving small portions of fish and copious amounts of spirits around outdoor fire pits.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Meat, Bread, and Beer at Mammoth

Here’s to untidy pleasures.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Stateside: Don’t Call It Fusion

At Stateside, Michelin-starred chef Eric Johnson offers an edible primer on Vietnam’s culinary convergences.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

You Can Stop Pretending to Hate Lager Now

Lager is about to have its craft beer moment.

04/01/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Magnolia Midcentury Home Gets a Second-Story Addition

Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.

04/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

News & City Life

The Explainer

Inside Seattle’s Silk Road Connection

Two of the Silk Road’s biggest drug dealers hail from Bellevue.

04/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

How I Got Here

Patrick O’Donnell’s Path to Spare5

The app developer traces his path from databases to data sharing.

04/01/2015 By Sandy Blake

Mudroom

Perfect Party April 2015

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

04/01/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

News

The End of Empathy in Seattle?

A North Seattle woman may lose her home over her dog, and the Internet’s anonymous horde couldn’t be happier. When did we stop caring?

04/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

50 Years, 50 Fears

One woman’s quest to face her demons in one big scary year.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Power Lines

Green Values Collide at Cheasty Greenspace

Bike activists and urbanists are warring with local neighbors over remodeling the greenspace into a set of bike trails and pedestrian paths vs. leaving it in its natural habitat.

04/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Feature

Unburied: The Secrets of a Deadly Mount Baker Avalanche

In 1986, a snow slide on a Cascade volcano engulfed four young men in a torrent of ice and snow. Almost 30 years later, the mountain gave something back.

03/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

McKenna Haley Is on Her Way to Making $15 an Hour

Like the rest of Seattle’s minimum wage workers, she’ll get her first pay increase this month.

03/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

Spring Fashion 2015

Spring Fashion 2015: Mixed Media

Mash up this season’s monochromes, patterns, and textures to dramatic effect.

03/27/2015 Photography by April Brimer By Amanda Zurita With Blanca Martinez

Travel & Outdoors

Weekend Pass

Tofino: Vancouver Island’s Tough City

Where to eat, sleep, and watch the waves on Vancouver Island. Plus what to do beyond the beach.

04/24/2015 By Allison Williams