‘Tis the Season for Winter Beer

By Mitch Farley

In these cold winter months, nothing beats a frosty snifter glass of dark brown beer. The toasted malts and heavy, warming body of a winter ale was designed to warm…

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Drinking Beer in Skagit Valley

Best known for the Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon and beautiful views of the San Juan Islands and the Cascades, Washington’s Skagit Valley has also made a name for itself…

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8 Oktoberfests that We Dig

Oktoberfest: the glorious funfair and beer festival — also known as a volkfest — steeped in the German history of drinking and good times. The season of Oktoberfest in the…

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2019 Best of the Northwest Beer

Announcing the esteemed — and delicious — medalists of the 2019 Best of the Northwest Beer! The complete results will be published in the Fall/Winter print edition of Sip Northwest…

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Bellingham by Way of Beer

Despite its reputation as a laid-back, Birkenstocks-wearing hippie town, Bellingham, Washington, is a forward-thinking, tech-savvy, growing community. It’s big enough for some hustle and bustle, but small enough that everyone…

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