Rick Bonino

Rick Bonino

Rick Bonino is a senior correspondent who writes a monthly beer column for the Today section.

Recent Stories

On Tap: Tapping into downtown 

After six years of operation in Airway Heights, Orlison is officially introducing itself to downtown Spokane. The craft lager specialist, which has focused much of its attention on out-of-town ma...

Backyard passion fuels venture

Badass Backyard Brewing isn’t your typical local brewery. For starters, despite the macho-sounding name and logo, it’s actually run by a woman – one with a hot pink automated brew stand, no less.

On Tap: Arbor Crest winery caters to beer crowd

Arbor Crest should soon be pouring some house-brewed beers to accompany its award- winning wines. Square Wheel Brewing, named after a historic tractor at the winery’s Cliff House Estate in the Sp...

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