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Monday, March 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Liven up the party with quirky barware, décor

Home beer and spirit-making have become popular hobbies. Bars and beverage stores feature a growing range of artisanal spirits and craft brews. Cocktail parties are back in vogue. And retailers …


Girls’ Pint Out unites Idaho women with a taste for craft beer

Grabbing a beer with the girls has a whole new dimension these days. There’s now a North Idaho chapter of Girls’ Pint Out, a national organization that brings together women …


Celebrating their craft

Spokane’s fall beer festival has a new name to match its new energy. The former Spokane Oktoberfest is now the Inland NW Craft Beer Festival, returning to Riverfront Park on …


Raise a glass to summer’s end

With summer winding down, the calendar is filling up with outdoor beer events: • Laughing Dog celebrates its eighth anniversary with its annual barbecue, Saturday from noon-7 p.m. at the …


Veteran infuses beers with military identity

The name of North Idaho’s next brewery may sound a bit wacky, but its inspiration is deadly serious. Mad Bomber Brewing is a project of Tom Applegate, a recently discharged …


Veteran infuses beers with military identity

The name of North Idaho’s next brewery may sound a bit wacky, but its inspiration is deadly serious. Mad Bomber Brewing is a project of Tom Applegate, a recently discharged …


A suds and spirits sampler

Beers from several area breweries will be poured at a pair of tasting events Saturday: • Budge Brothers, Iron Goat, No-Li, Orlison and River City, along with Alaskan and Budweiser, …


Local beers get cask treatment

When it comes to craft beer these days, “roll out the barrels” has a whole new meaning. Aging beer in barrels that previously held wine, whiskey or other spirits to …


Local beers get cask treatment

When it comes to craft beer these days, “roll out the barrels” has a whole new meaning. Aging beer in barrels that previously held wine, whiskey or other spirits to …


Tax extension for breweries off the table

OLYMPIA – Some businesses and their customers could see higher taxes starting this summer as the state tries to increase the money it spends on public schools, but beer-makers and …


Washington lawmakers face taxing dilemma

OLYMPIA – The Legislature looked at raising a wide array of taxes Friday. Taxes on beer, on gasoline and on bottled water. On doctors and lawyers, on janitors and on …


Small theaters get Senate’s approval to sell beer, wine

OLYMPIA – Small theaters would be able to sell beer and wine during movies under a bill that narrowly passed the Senate on Friday. Over objections from some senators that …


Alcohol OK in family theaters under Senate-approved bill

OLYMPIA – Small theaters would be able to sell beer and wine during movies under a bill that narrowly passed the Senate today.


Waddell’s Noble has a handle on craft beer industry

The beer business just keeps getting bigger and better for Michael Noble. Since Noble opened Waddell’s Neighborhood Pub & Grille in south Spokane with his partners in 2008, the number …


Bills would loosen Washington’s liquor laws

OLYMPIA – For all the attention being paid to legal marijuana this session, it’s the more traditional legal intoxicant – alcohol – providing Washington legislators with a greater array of …


Three Montana rivers serve up tasty mix: fly-fishing, beer drinking

Fly-fishing and beer go together like apple pie and ice cream or peanut butter and jelly. Western Montana offers outstanding fly-fishing streams as well as a surprising number of microbrewing …


More stores hold wine tasting

EVERETT – Step away from your shopping cart and belly up to the bar. It’s happy hour at the grocery store.


New year brings new breweries

Looks like the new year will bring even more new breweries to the Inland Northwest. Among the latest local projects to surface:


Airlines serve up new fancy drinks

NEW YORK – Airlines have found a way to take the edge off the stress of flying and make a few extra bucks along the way: fancy new cocktails, craft …


Trickster’s treats

For Matt Morrow, it’s like Christmas in … well, December. Morrow had hoped to have his Trickster’s Brewing Co. in Coeur d’Alene up and running by July, if not sooner. …


Beer aficionados reap the benefits as retailers capitalize on liquor law

The privatization of Washington liquor sales has been a mixed bag for seekers of spirits, with prices running higher than the state-store days. But beer drinkers are benefiting. Two retailers …


Big Barn brews homegrown flavors

It’s the harvest season, time to enjoy the final fruits of the summer’s labors. On one Green Bluff farm, that means the arrival of the area’s latest brewery: Big Barn.


Spokane Party Trolley embraces drinking and riding

It’s green, 19 feet long, runs on 20 legs and produces a bit of a buzz. No, we’re not talking mutant insect. This is the Spokane Party Trolley – an …


Spokane Oktoberfest sheds its Bavarian roots

It’s September, so that means Oktoberfest time. Despite what the name might suggest, the true Oktoberfest in Munich spends most of its time in September, running for 16 days through …


Local crop of breweries just keeps on growing

Warm weather must make breweries grow, because they just keep sprouting around the area. Here’s the latest update on the upcoming crop: Red Barn – Agriculture is an apt analogy …


Belgian-style brewery Selkirk Abbey opens in Post Falls

A Belgian-style brewery in Post Falls may not seem like the logical next step in the evolution of the local craft beer scene. But that’s what homebrewing pals Jeff Whitman …


Iron Goat Brewing taps into creativity

The Garbage Goat sculpture in Riverfront Park is known for gulping down whatever bits of trash visitors put in its mouth. Now local beer lovers are eagerly guzzling the new …


Crafty move at No-Li Brewhouse

Spokane’s newest brewery is also its oldest. Those bottles of No-Li Brewhouse beers that are starting to show up in stores are a blend of homegrown pride and imported expertise.


You haven’t tried an IPA until you’ve sampled the dark side

Not that long ago, India pale ales were the province of only the most adventurous beer drinkers. Their origins were exotic enough: strong, highly hopped brews made to withstand the …


Operator stops alcohol sales at county’s oval race course

The oval track at Spokane County Raceway had something of a drinking problem last season, so the operator has stopped serving. Beer will continue to be poured in a roped-off …