Stories tagged: beer
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.
Wed., May 16, 2018
Here are some highlights of the happenings through the rest of the week.
Tue., May 1, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Annual beer fest is set for May 14-20.
Sun., April 15, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
A Florida man asked the store clerk, “What would happen if I stole some beer?” Police say Christopher Maxwell soon found out.
Tue., April 10, 2018, 3 p.m.
Co-owner/brewers Dave Basaraba and Tim Hilton, outdoor types themselves, got the concept from a 1920s-era promotional postcard that reads, “50 mountain lakes welcome you to Spokane.”
Wed., March 14, 2018
Each week for four weeks, Manito Taphouse customers can get blind flights of four different Washington IPAs for $5 and vote for their favorite.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Valley’s Badass Backyard brewing will open a satellite location in downtown Coeur d’Alene, inside the Coeur d’Alene Fresh market.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Looking to strike a balance between ice-free roads and clean waterways, public works departments around the country are working to cut their salt use in winter by slathering the roadways …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
The new year brings new owners to two local breweries, both younger couples who were longtime customers.
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.