After limping back down Mt. Townsend, I needed beer (and ice, and ibuprofen). Luckily, a few miles from the forest road was 101 Brewery in Quilcene!
Maybe it’s my city-girl bias talking, but in the last year, twice I’ve been genuinely surprised to greatly enjoy beer from a small-town brewery. If people are coming to the only brewery around for miles, I guess I thought some places would skimp on taste or quality. But not in Long Beach!
If one were to choose to play hooky to hike and get a beer (or if one works an alternative schedule), many breweries might not be open weekdays, especially weekday afternoons. But if hiking up north, Sound to Summit in Snohomish has got your back!
Despite only being 37 square miles, there are multiple options to whet your whistle on Vashon Island, whether being a tourist or after hiking in Dockton Forest. We chose Vashon Brewing Community Pub.
My holiday break ended up not being quite what I had in mind, but I got to explore a few breweries in the Tri-Cities and see beloved family members, which is always a treat. I’ve already wrote about Badger Mountain in Richland, now where’s a brewery to hit afterwards!
Despite what the calendar says, winter is here, as proven by that cold snap we had last week and Christmas merriment all about. With winter comes winter and holiday seasonal beers to keep your belly as warm and toasty as the rest of you. I decided to put together a list of my favorite winter […]
Sometimes, after a hike you go to the nearest brewery, especially if the next-closest is miles away. Beggars can’t be choosers in those instances, so I was thrilled to learn Valley House Brewing was both close to our hike and tasty!