Beer Travel

It must be something in the water – Olympia’s Well 80 Brewhouse

  Olympia’s Well 80 Brewhouse embraces the city’s proud place in brewing history There’s really no excuse. Sure, we live in Seattle, but Olympia isn’t that far…

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A first visit to Bickersons Brewhouse in Renton

  Bickersons Brewhouse opened a couple months ago in Renton, Washington. The brewery with taproom is located at the corner of NE 4th Street and Duvall Ave….

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Go Find Beer – Stanwood, Skagit, and beyond

  On a recent Saturday afternoon, Kim and I found ourselves north of Seattle visiting some new and new-to-us beer destinations. Stops along the way included…

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McCall, Idaho – a small town that’s big on beer

  Life in a mountain town is a bit different than life in the city. To us city folk, it seems much more honest and…

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Hometown heroes emerge victorious at Whistler Village Beer Festival this year

  A lot of beer is consumed in the year-round resort community of Whistler, British Columbia. Each year the Whistler Village Beer Festival is more…

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Cle Elum, Washington – a one-horse town with two breweries

  An hour east of Seattle, along Interstate 90, the town of Cle Elum, Washington is now the home of two breweries: Mule and Elk…

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Alaska Airlines opens its new, flagship lounge at Sea-Tac Airport

  At first glance, you might wonder why I’m writing a story about airlines and airports for the Washington Beer Blog. Well, as much as this is…

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Beer at the Ballpark – A Mariners fan in Twins Territory

  A few years ago I proudly proclaimed that Seattle’s ballpark had the best beer selection of any ballpark in Major League Baseball. It was…

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