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What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Tap takeovers, first anniversary and OktoBeerFest

Hop Mountain Taproom and Grill (14017 N. Newport Highway, Suite G, Mead) is bringing in Moscow’s Hunga Dunga Brewing for a tap takeover beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy special beers …


Happy Hour of the Week: Cochinito Taqueria

During Happy Hour, it’s $1 off select tacos, appetizers, beer and margaritas. During all-night Happy Hour on Tuesdays, one featured taco is $2. The margarita at chef-owner Travis Dickinson’s taqueria …


What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Celebrations continue for Oktoberfest and hops

Community Pint (120 E. Sprague Ave.) is bringing in the experts from Yakima’s Bale Breaker Brewing for its annual “Fresh Hop Workshop.” There’ll be several of Bale Breaker’s fresh hop …


509 Beer: Transitional beers shine during Oktoberfest season

As a general rule, as the days get darker, so, too, does the beer. A crisp, clean lager might really hit the spot in the heat of summer, but it …


Wiener dog races in Spokane Valley complete Oktoberfest celebration

Normally the outdoor event sees 60 or more dogs entered, but occasional rain and snow, plus temperatures in the upper 30s, sent some little wieners home and forced the race …


Bottoms up, fire’s out: German man douses fire with beer

A German motorist is being credited for his quick thinking after his engine caught fire on the Autobahn. He turned to a slightly different foam extinguisher to douse the flames: …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 10:39 a.m.

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: YaYa celebrates opening, Bellwether turns 4

Riverbank Taphouse at Northern Quest Resort & Casino (100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights) is hosting Pullman’s Paradise Creek Brewing for a special tap takeover from 6 -8 p.m. Several …


509 Beer: Tips to help you enjoy this weekend’s Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival

The eyes of the Washington craft beer world turn to Spokane this weekend as the Washington Beer Commission hosts the 10th annual Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival starting tonight at …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 6:14 a.m.

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Celebrate season with festivals

Pints Alehouse (10111 N. Newport Highway) is hosting its sixth-annual Sour Fest starting today and continuing through Friday. Stop in to enjoy nine sours on tap, or fill up a …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 8:29 a.m.

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Hop season, Iron Goat, Bellwether and more

Fresh hop season is in full swing, so keep an eye on your favorite local breweries to see when they are releasing their own versions of these autumn-only beers.


Happy Hour of the Week: Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar Spokane Valley

Details + don’t miss: Small plates are $6-$8 and great for sharing. Draft beers and glasses of wine are $1 off; signature martinis are $2 off; and house wine is …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:10 p.m.

Judge orders Anheuser-Busch to stop trolling MillerCoors with ‘corn syrup’ packaging

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop using Bud Light packaging that implies rival brews made by MillerCoors contain corn syrup. The order extends an injunction issued in …


509 Beer: What is malting? LINC Foods knows

Since I’ve spent most of my life in a city, I haven’t had the chance to stand on a rolling hill in the middle of a barley field and watch …


What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Whistle Punk Brewing hosts fundraiser for Dan Marlow, ALS

Whistle Punk Brewing (122 S. Monroe, Spokane) is releasing its Ales for ALS beer and hosting a fundraiser to benefit local resident Dan Marlow from 4-9 p.m. Marlow,


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 …