Stories tagged: beer
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans’ new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief. So …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
In its third year, about 70 revelers filled the craft brewery on North Monroe for some songs, suds and good cheer.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Milwaukee is like a smaller, more navigable Chicago, just as beautiful with its Lake Michigan shoreline. Just as trendy with its bars, hotels and restaurants. And just as artsy with …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Here’s a look at the leading local breweries with taprooms.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
With Thanksgiving upon us, the local craft beer calendar is understandably sparse over the next few days. But things pick up the following weekend with the return of several pre-holiday …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, noon
The Inland Northwest Chapter of Beer Choir will host its November meeting on Monday at Bellwether Brewing Co.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Joe Lohrengel worked in Olympia Brewing Co.’s bottle shop for 30 years, starting in the 1950s. He and his wife were among the first people through the doors of the …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Halloween is all about candy, of course, but it can also include beer. Among your foamier options for celebrating the season:
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Orlison’s Boulder Garden Brown topped 62 other entries in the English-Style Brown Ale category in Saturday’s annual competition at the Denver festival, the nation’s biggest beer event.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Big Barn previously used some homegrown hops from a half-acre pilot patch, but this is its first large-scale crop. Five varieties were grown this year: Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Willamette and …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
Slowing growth in the craft brewing industry has contributed to a greater stockpile of hops in the Yakima Valley, which grows the vast majority of that key ingredient in beer.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Alcohol sales to general ticket holders at Cougar football games will wait until at least next season while Washington State University officials re-examine the proposed move.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
An Anheuser-Busch brewery in Georgia is shipping canned drinking water to the American Red Cross to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Like last year, temperatures are expected to top 90 degrees. Tents will again provide shade and misting fans will be better positioned to cover more ground.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
A portion of Moscow’s city code may be amended to allow tailgaters at University of Idaho football games to consume alcoholic beverages in areas outside the Kibbie Dome.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
It’s too hot for an ugly sweater contest, but not winter seasonals in summer.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Washington, Oregon and Idaho are on pace to set another record in hop acreage, but reports indicate supply is catching up to demand.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Local beer drinkers soon will learn what being Bombastic is all about. To the owners of Bombastic Brewing, North Idaho’s newest brewery, it’s about adventurous recipes (and curious names) – …
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
People in the U.K. have responded to the deadly London Bridge attack with sorrow and distinctly British humor, hailing a man pictured walking away from the mayhem holding a pint …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 5 p.m.
At Badass Backyard Brewing, boga (beer plus yoga) classes are changing how people enjoy both pints and poses.
Mon., May 15, 2017
Brewers and beer aficionados in town say Spokane’s beer scene is growing up, and branching out, a testament to the region’s growing craft beer scene. The pace of new breweries …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
The local beer scene continues to explode, and Spokane Craft Beer Week is keeping pace. The third annual celebration, which runs from Monday through May 21, features a bigger-than-ever array …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Washington’s evolving liquor laws add mixers to liquor samples, tasting rooms for wineries and a legal recognition of mead.
Thu., April 27, 2017
Thomas W. Fisher opened Coeur d’Alene Brewing and its accompanying T.W. Fisher’s brewpub in 1987 and scored a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival for his Centennial Pale …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
According to a new report from the Brewers Association, there were 5,301 operating breweries in the U.S. at the end of last year – up 17 percent over 2015, on …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest beer maker, plans to get all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 4 p.m.
Manito features an all IPA lineup, while the Lantern has different kinds of beers squaring off.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
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Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5 p.m.
Breweries across the state again are hosting a slew of special activities for the seventh annual Washington Beer Open House on Saturday. Here’s what Spokane-area breweries have planned for the …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6 p.m.
The newly licensed Spokane nanobrewery is introducing its first two beers at a pair of events Tuesday. The flagship Hoptometry IPA starts pouring at 11 a.m. at Hop Jack’s in …