Stories tagged: craft 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 …
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
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., Jan. 15, 2019, noon
The Lantern Tap House’s sixth annual festival runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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 …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, noon
Here’s what local breweries and craft beer bars have planned to help you celebrate adult-style.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
This summer, a torch has quietly been passed: By at least one metric, Anheuser-Busch – the same Anheuser-Busch that made no authentic craft beer a decade ago – is now …
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.
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: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
Mostly though, Saturday will be a party at the popular downtown brew pub.
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.
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.”
Tue., March 27, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene brewery’s Juice Box IPA was named grand champion of the competition sponsored by the Brewing News.
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.
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.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, noon
The Inland Northwest Chapter of Beer Choir will host its November meeting on Monday at Bellwether Brewing Co.
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., 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.
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) – …
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., Jan. 12, 2017, 10 a.m.
Spokane’s downtown brewery district is getting another addition for the new year. Whistle Punk, which has been distributing its beer while searching for a taproom location, has signed a lease …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, noon
This will go down as the year when the craft beer express started to lose a little momentum. Production growth is expected to drop below double digits for the first …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Selkirk Abbey is beginning to branch out with more familiar offerings while deepening its Belgian beer roots.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 1 p.m.
With a record 41 breweries in the lineup, this year’s Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival at minor league baseball’s Avista Stadium more than covers the bases for beer lovers of …