Brew Contest Ideas

So, my work has come up with some ideas for things that we can all do and it hasn’t escaped their attention that many of us are home brewers. With that in mind, they are thinking of having a home brew contest next month and I’m out of ideas on what I want to do.… Read More »

Three Magnets + Sounders = Positive Experience

So, tonight we checked out our first match at @3MagBrewing and had a great time. While my wife wasn’t sure about what was “off” about the visit, I had a great time. There were several beers to try while I was there, and that’s what this post will be about. Upon entering Three Magnets Brewing… Read More »

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

This weekend we got to visit the Tumwater Artesian Brewfest in Tumwater, WA. This event was held at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course and celebrates the craft brew heritage of the area, as well as a reminder of the brewery that once stood just across the street. Back in the day, the Olympia Brewery was… Read More »

The weekend approaches

We’re looking forward to a busy weekend coming up tomorrow. First of all, we’ll be checking out the Tumwater Artesian Brewfest at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. I’m excited for this one because it is where many of my local favorites will be. From small, homebrew focused breweries like Cascadia Brewing Company, to larger ones… Read More »

McMenamin’s Cornelius Pass Brewfest

For those of you who are unaware, McMenamin’s is a pretty big local brewer and destination company. They are known for their different locations, events, and experiences. This weekend, we got to try out one when we visited the Cornelius Pass location for the 151st anniversary of the location and the 16th annual brewfest.

Seattle International Beer Festival

This past weekend I was able to stop by the Seattle International Beer Festival that took place in Fisher Pavilion and Lawn at the Seattle Center. This festival runs for 3 days in July from Friday through Sunday. There were many a tasty brew to try that were both local and international. Highlighting the different… Read More »

Mid-Year’s Resolution

Ah, the Mid-Year’s Resolution. Those are a thing, right? It’s when you realize the weight loss goals, the financial security goals, or even the do better at something goals just haven’t worked out. So you get to the point where it’s almost half-way through the year and you decide you have to do something to… Read More »

Safeco Field

This past weekend I got to go to Safeco Field and experience what they have for Craft Beers. The first place we hit was outside of Section 139, where you can find a few different ones to try. The first one I grabbed was a Portland Brewing IPA. I’ve had this beer before and it… Read More »

Our Version of the Cascade Loop

This weekend my wonderful wife and I took a trip through what I would call the mini-Cascade Loop. The traditional Cascade Loop takes you around a good chunk of the center of the state by following Highway 2 east of Seattle, heading north on Highway 97, then back west on Highway 20, over to Whidbey Island… Read More »

Steam Donkey Brewing

On Friday, we were able to swing into the first brewery to open in Aberdeen, WA in over 70 years. Steam Donkey Brewing is a smaller venue currently housing 4 of their own beers, as well as a couple of guest taps. The Steam Donkey was a machine first used in the logging industry to… Read More »