Local Producers

September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
Travis Guterson (left): Cofounding 7 Seas Brewing in Gig Harbor in 2008 at the ripe old age of 24, Guterson rocked the beer world when he...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
Just as with wine, beer purists know it’s not just what you pour, it’s also what you pour into that matters. Gary Sink, of West Seattle’s...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
The Pike Pub (Pike Place Market, 1415 First Ave.; 206.622.6044; pikebrewing.com) serves its Pike XXXXX Extra Stout with vanilla or...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
All beer is essentially the same. It is brewed using grains, hops and yeast. The brewer steeps grains, typically malted barley, in hot...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
* = usually only available at brewery Baron Brewing/Tree Skulls Ales/Pillagers PubGreenwood, 8551 Greenwood Ave. N, No. 5pillagerspub....
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
Georgetown BrewingA singular focus on tasty beer In 2002, Roger Bialous and Manny Chao opened a brewery in Seattle’s Georgetown...
September 16, 2011 4:31 PM
In the early 1980s, you could count the number of American microbreweries on two hands, and two of them were in Washington: Redhook Ale...
September 16, 2011 3:57 PM
Seattleites store all sorts of miscellany in their garages (bike racks, the inevitable rain boot collection, a gardening trowel, chicken...
August 8, 2011 11:57 PM
You drive into some tiny village, walk into the local brasserie and order the set menu for lunch. A carafe of wine, pumped from a barrel...
August 8, 2011 10:44 PM
Christine Tressel, owner of Leapfrog Farm, developed her keen sense of color and texture from sewing and painting. Both proved assets to...
July 18, 2011 11:54 PM
In the world of wine, each vintage is a new chance for perfection, and with so many new wineries on the scene in Washington, we are...
July 13, 2011 5:38 PM
There’s something in the air at local farmers’ markets: “Customers cannot walk by one of our…booths without stopping to smell the aroma of...
June 10, 2011 8:39 PM
Some people know how to think big. A new destination winery near Roslyn and Cle Elum is one of those big thoughts, made real. Opened last...
June 10, 2011 6:16 PM
Bite into a Lyall Farms cherry and you taste a piece of history. Charles Lyall, manager and co-owner of his family’s fruit orchard in...
May 11, 2011 10:20 PM
Going on wine-tasting treks is one of the joys of living in the Northwest. There is no greater find than driving past vineyards and...