Stories tagged: beer
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 …
Sat., March 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
A bill cleared the Idaho Senate floor on Thursday that could make life a lot simpler for the Panida Theater in Sandpoint – and other historic theaters like it.
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
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.
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 …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:21 a.m.
While many Washington cities and towns are actively encouraging and promoting cannabis tourism and commerce, the tourist town of Leavenworth continues to pass on allowing pot shops or other marijuana …
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.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, noon
The Lantern Tap House’s sixth annual festival runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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 …
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.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 3:17 p.m.
Hoppy beers are famous as a driver of craft brewing. But the challenging taste of hops goes far beyond the palate. According to a new study from Scripps Research scientists, …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Hard seltzers, the feistier cousins of nonalcoholic sparkling waters like LaCroix, are surging in popularity – a small but growing reason for optimism within the flagging beer industry.
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 …
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 …
Tue., July 24, 2018, 5 a.m.
Spokane Brewers Festival trades in hot parking lot for cool Arena air conditioning.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Special events help keep things hopping at brewery during North Monroe construction.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
Breweries across northern Europe are fretting about shortages of beer, slaughterhouses face possible shutdown and British consumers may find it harder to buy a popular breakfast food – all because …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
The Airway Heights brewery will continue to make beers for No-Li Brewhouse on a contract basis, as it has been recently, but will no longer produce its own Orlison lineup.
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Whether your brew of choice is Budweiser or Bale Breaker, there are few places on Earth where you can sip a cold pint knowing the flavors came from a farm …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Historically, hops were mostly used as a bittering agent in beer. But the craft beer industry has changed that, giving rise to aroma hops designed to impart notes of fruit, …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
Mostly though, Saturday will be a party at the popular downtown brew pub.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing a specialty beer containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived extract known as CBD, because it lacks the proper permitting.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Washington state’s wedding gift to Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle? It comes in the form of beer.