Stories tagged: beer-drinks
Mon., March 18, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
There’s a rich history of grape growing and winemaking in the Lewis-Clark Valley that can be traced back to 1872. Alas, history was all that was left in the wake …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
A toast to the Irish doesn’t have to feature Guinness. Here are some Spokane-area stouts worth a taste this St. Patrick’s Day
Forget green beer – if you want to imbibe in true Irish fashion this St. Patrick’s Day, keep it black.
Wed., March 13, 2019
Thomas Croskrey is taking his Old World brewing approach into a new venture. Bellwether’s founding brewer is leaving after almost four years to launch his own brewery, which will continue …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 2 a.m.
Work is about to begin on The Hidden Mother’s new brewery and taproom at Washington Street and Sharp Avenue following federal permitting delays during the government shutdown
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Among the noble varieties of wine grapes, perhaps the most revered is pinot noir. In its native Burgundy in France, it produces some of the world’s most cherished and expensive …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3 p.m.
The winter Lester Cup competition is in full swing, featuring five big bone-warming beers from Spokane breweries: Bellwether’s Remembrance Russian imperial stout (10.5 percent ABV), cellared several months in kegs …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
The downtown eatery has revamped its cocktail menu, hiring a new bar manager with international experience to update and reinvigorate the bar program.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 1 p.m.
Bellwether’s third annual GruitFest on Friday features more than a dozen gruit ales, an ancient style brewed with herbs and usually no hops.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5 p.m.
Nobody wants to pay too much for wine. The sweet spot is a wine that wins multiple awards yet still costs less than $20.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 5 p.m.
Pisco is a clear grape brandy that carries protected status, like Champagne. It is the national drink of both Chile and Peru. The spirit has a rich, centuries-old heritage in …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, noon
The Lantern Tap House’s sixth annual festival runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
It doesn’t really matter how you feel about tomato juice. It’s going to be doctored up, anyway.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Palencia long has been recognized as one of the brightest rising stars in Washington wine country, but his showing in Wine Press Northwest magazine’s most recent Platinum Judging shows he’s …
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Leavenworth, Washington state’s Bavarian-themed town on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, is a perfect example of wineries taking advantage of an existing tourism base to sell wine directly …
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time for our annual look back at the year in beer, plus a preview of what lies ahead.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
More than 1,200 breweries worldwide, including six in Spokane, have joined forces with Sierra Nevada to brew a beer to benefit those affected by last month’s devastating Camp Fire, which …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Liberty Lake brewery just signed a lease for space at Washington Street and Sharp Avenue to house a larger brewing system and a taproom. And next month, it heads …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 5 p.m.
Craft breweries continue to grow at a staggering rate. According to a report last week from the Brewers Association, the number of breweries nationwide has climbed to 7,082 – a …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Refreshing and reminiscent of summer, Luna’s Pepino Sabio is perfect for patio sipping or your next nacho or taco night
This tequila-based cucumber cocktail is dry, bright and just sweet enough.
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, noon
The Red Mountain winery now occupies the storefront previously held by Patit Creek Cellars.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, noon
Here’s what local breweries and craft beer bars have planned to help you celebrate adult-style.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, noon
Fresh hop season starts winding down in a big way this weekend at The Lantern Tap House.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 3 p.m.
Fresh hop season is in full swing, with the fragrant, farm-ripe beers flowing at breweries across the area.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival returns to Avista Stadium on Sept. 21-22 with a familiar format and another slew of fresh faces. Thirteen of the 40 breweries scheduled to …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
The name Humble Abode, Spokane’s newest nanobrewery, is really about an attitude, according to owners Matt and Courtney Gilbreath.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 3 p.m.
Through August, special single-malt and single-hop (SMaSH) beers are on tap at Bellwether, Black Label, Mountain Lakes, Whistle Punk and Young Buck (the latter at The Steel Barrel). The winner …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Washington State University professors Phillip and Patricia Butterfield are accomplished, lifelong academics. Phillip spent 25 years as an engineer before shifting to microbiology; Patricia, who was dean of the College …