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What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Humble Abode, Steady Flow celebrating first anniversaries

Humble Abode Brewing (1620 E. Houston Ave.) is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend. Humble Abode has brewed a special New England-style pale ale for the occasion, and there will …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 5:18 p.m.

Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism

Texas-based company faces criticism after naming beer after site of U.S. nuclear tests that caused Marshall Islands contamination.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

‘It’s made us better brewers’: Hard seltzer water is gaining in popularity among younger drinkers

For the past few springs and summers, hard seltzer water has been swallowing up a sizable chunk of beer and wine market share nationwide, and, more importantly, it has found …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Nectar to host Crux beer tasting

Nectar Wine and Beer (1331 W. Summit Parkway) in Kendall Yards is bringing in Oregon favorite Crux Fermentation Project for a special tasting from 6-8 p.m. Several Crux beers will …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 4:44 p.m.

On Tap: Sandpoint boasts thriving craft beer scene

Once a hub of railroads and logging, Sandpoint seems to have embraced its current identity, and you don’t have to look far to find antique stores, art galleries and boutique …


Ales for the Trail Microbrewery Festival is Saturday in Coeur d’Alene

This microbrewery festival featuring ales should cure your ails. The Ales for the Trail Microbrewery Festival is Saturday from 2-8 p.m. at McEuen Park, 420 E. Front Ave., in downtown …


On Tap: Craft beer movement isn’t slowing down

I consider myself much more of a beer enthusiast than an expert, so if I don’t know the answer, I bet that I can find someone who does. My main …


UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:26 a.m.

Summer Guide: Cocktails and a view are a perfect pairing

Is there a better summer pairing than a cocktail and a view, the refreshing adult libation a respite from the seasonal heat and the landscape an escape from everyday life?


Chad White delays soft opening of TT’s Old Iron Brewery in Spokane Valley

Despite a Father’s Day preview with long lines of barbecue fans Sunday afternoon, chef and restaurateur Chad White this evening said that the planned soft opening for TT’s Old Iron …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 9:36 a.m.

Hidden Mother Brewery creates limited-quantity ‘Jcurrency IPA’ in honor of Jess Roskelley

The Hidden Mother Brewery in Spokane Valley has brewed a limited-quantity beer to honor the late Spokane mountain climber Jess Roskelley in conjunction with his family and friends, and the …


On Tap: New brewery, Inland Ale Works, opening in Cheney

When New Boundary Brewing opened in May 2015, it was Cheney’s first since the city voted to go dry back in 1910, forcing the closure of Bavaria Brewery. While New …


Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels –some over 5,000 years old.


On Tap: Beer fans can still tap into the collaborative spirit of Craft Beer Week

Craft Beer Week may be over and done with, but there are kegs of some tasty collaborative brews still to be sampled.


Anheuser-Busch invests $30,000 in Washington hop growers; Hershey’s candy bar with emojis

Anheuser-Busch announced today that it is investing $30,000 in Hop Growers of America in its commitment to its 2025 Sustainability Goals and broader agricultural community. About 68% of hops grown …


Sam Adams’ Boston Beer buys Dogfish Head for $300 million

Delaware-based craft beer company Dogfish Head Brewery is being acquired by the Boston-based brewer of Sam Adams beer in a $300 million cash and stock deal.


On Tap: River City celebrates new owner, new tasting area

Under new ownership, River City Brewing is bringing back an old fixture. A tasting area has been added inside the downtown brewery, which closed its previous taproom at the end …


Patagonia to Anheuser-Busch: This lawsuit’s for you

Outdoor goods retailer Patagonia is suing beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev over the name, logo and marketing of its Patagonia beer.


The Dirt: New brewery’s home in Audubon neighborhood has long business history

A new brewery is coming to Spokane’s Audubon neighborhood, renovating a building that was long home to a string of grocery stores before becoming a popular “hattery” that specialized in …


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 12:29 p.m.

New brewery’s home in Audubon neighborhood has long business history

A new brewery is coming to Spokane’s Audubon neighborhood, renovating a building that was long home to a string of grocery stores before becoming a popular “hattery” that specialized in …


On Tap: Local breweries, bars celebrate anniversaries

It’s the birthday month for a handful of Spokane-area breweries and taprooms.


On Tap: Test out beers made with Soluble Oak

A Spokane man is working on a way to bring an oaky character to beer without the wood. Soluble Oak, still in the test phase, is aliquid concentrate designed to …


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.


On Tap: Bellwether brewer leaving to start new brewery

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 …


Idaho lawmakers pass bill allowing alcohol sales in historic theaters

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.


On Tap: Locals offer new brews to celebrate Washington Beer Open House

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


Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.


On Tap: Lester Cup voting open at five Spokane breweries

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 …


Leavenworth welcomes partiers but not partakers

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 …


On Tap: Get ready for GruitFest at Bellwether

Bellwether’s third annual GruitFest on Friday features more than a dozen gruit ales, an ancient style brewed with herbs and usually no hops.


More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

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 …