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

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

Hopped Up

Outer Planet Brewing Opens on Capitol Hill

Meet the neighborhood's new nanobrewery and taproom.

02/20/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: 2 New Breweries

Get this: one of them is gluten-free.

02/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Imbibing Agenda

Salt and Straw's Collaboration Beer Comes to Seattle

It's a salted caramel stout, brewed by Breakside Brewery. Unsurprisingly, it's selling like hotcakes in the Emerald City.

02/02/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Opening Dispatch

Stout Opens Tomorrow on Capitol Hill

With "just" 20 carefully curated taps.

01/29/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: 4 Taprooms and a Mioposto

Including a 7,000-square-foot beer-and-brat behemoth.

01/23/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Mergers & Acquisitions

Wha?! Anheuser-Busch Buys Seattle's Elysian Brewing

Didn't see that one coming.

01/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Tis the Season

7 Holiday Gift Memberships of the Liquid Variety

Last-minute gifts that don't feel like last-minute gifts

12/16/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Hopped Up

'Tis the Season...for Culty Winter Beer Releases

How to get your hands on some of the most coveted bottles around.

11/14/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Three Drinks

One Beer, One Wine, and One Spirit for November

November’s imbibing agenda.

11/03/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

Nine Washington Beers Brought Home Medals from the Great American Beer Festival

Five gold medals, three silvers, one bronze.

10/06/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

These Seattle Breweries Are Pouring Fresh Hop Beer

Don't say we didn't warn you: these taps will dry up fast.

09/26/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Prost!

It's Oktoberfest: Eat, Drink, Be Merry...and Drink

Celebrate at the Coachella of beer gardens, or with traditional fish on a stick.

09/17/2014 By Darren Davis

The Explainer

It's Fresh Hops Season

Washington is one of the few places in the US where fresh hop beer is even possible. Here’s how it gets made.

09/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 19–26

This week: pet some puppies and kittens and miniature donkeys, or enjoy some face-melting grunge rock in a parking lot. Either way, there will be snacks.

08/19/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 13–16

This week: Doing good tastes good. Pick your beneficiary, from Boys and Girls Club to Food Lifeline and more.

08/12/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Hopped Up

Why Does Pumpkin Beer Come Out So Damn Early?

We mock. We complain. Then we buy a bunch of it.

08/04/2014 By Allecia Vermillion