Beer & Wine List

These wines and beers are the ones I’ve found to be exceptionally good.  There are hundreds if not thousands of good beers and wines, but these stand out in my mind out of all I’ve tried.

This page is updated every time I try a new beer or wine I find exceptional. If you have any suggestions, enter it in the comments box below.

Beers

Brewery – Beer name (location) 

Domestic

Alaskan Brewing Company – Amber (Juneau, Alaska)

Amnesia Brewery – Crystal Red Amber (Washougal, Washington)

Anderson Valley Brewing Company – Mowkeef Saison (Boonville, California)

Big Sky Brewing – Cowboy Coffee Porter (Missoula, Montana)

Big Sky Brewing – Moose Drool Brown Ale (Missoula, Montana)

Big Sky Brewing – Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison (Missoula, Montana)

Big Sky Brewing – Trout Slayer Wheat Ale (Missoula, Montana)

Black Raven Brewing – Splinters Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch Ale (Redmond, Washington)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Blackberry Witbier (Boston, Massachusetts)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat  (Boston, Massachusetts)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock (Boston, Massachusetts)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic (Boston, Massachusetts)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Octoberfest (Boston, Massachusetts)

Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Winter Lager (Boston, Massachusetts)

Chuckanut Brewery – Rauchbier (Bellingham, Washington)

Diamond Knot Brewery – Hefeweizen (Mukilteo, Washington)

Diamond Knot Brewery – India Pale Ale (Mukilteo, Washington)

Dick’s Brewing – Imperial IPA (Centralia, Washington)

Dick’s Brewing – Danger Ale (Centralia, Washington)

Deschutes Brewery – Black Butte Porter (Bend, Oregon)

Deschutes Brewery – The Abyss 2012 (Bend, Oregon)

Eel River Brewing Company – Acai Berry Wheat (Fortuna, California)

Elysian Brewing Company – Men’s Room Red (Seattle, Washington)

Elysian Brewing Company – Night Owl Pumpkin Ale (Seattle, Washington)

Elysian Brewing Company – Elk Frost (Seattle, Washington)

Fremont Brewing Company – Universale Pale Ale (Seattle, Washington)

Great Divide Brewery – Wild Raspberry Ale (Denver, Colorado)

Great Divide Brewery – Fresh Hop Ale (Denver, Colorado)

Hale’s Ales – Cream Ale (Seattle, Washington)

Issaquah Brewery – White Frog Ale (Issaquah, Washington)

Kona Brewing Company – Pipeline Porter (Kona, Hawaii)

Kona Brewing Company – Wailua Wheat Ale (Kona, Hawaii)

Lang Creek Brewery – Cherry Porter (Marion, Montana)

Mac and Jack’s Brewing – African Amber (Redmond, Washington)

Mac and Jack’s Brewing – Serengeti Wheat (Redmond, Washington)

Molson Coors Brewing – Blue Moon Belgian White Ale (Golden, Colorado)

North Coast Brewing Copany – Old Rasputin Imperial Stout (Fort Bragg, California)

North Sound Brewing – Oaked Hazelnut Goosetown Brown (Mount Vernon, Washington)

Odin Brewing – Odin’s Gift Red Ale (Seattle, Washington)

Ommegang Brewery – Hennepin (Cooperstown, New York)

Pyramid Brewery – Alehouse Amber (Seattle, Washington)

Pyramid Brewery – Audacious Apricot  (Seattle, Washington)

Redhook Brewery – Eisbock 26 Limited Release Ale (Woodinville, Washington)

Redhook Brewery – Treble Hook Barley Wine Ale (Woodinville, Washington)

Scuttlebutt Brewing Company – 10 Below Winter Ale (Everett, Washington)

Silver City Brewery – Whoop Pass IPA (Bremerton, Washington)

Spanish Peaks Brewing Company – Honey Raspberry Ale (King City, California)

Stone Brewing – Arrogant Bastard (Escondido, California)

Trade Route Brewing Company – Mango Weizen (Pacific, Washington)

Two Beers Brewing Company – Sodo Brown Ale (Seattle, Washington)

Wingman Brewers – Blackberry Summer Ale (Tacoma, Washington)

Wingman Brewers – Pomegranate P-51 Porter (Tacoma, Washington)


European

Label Name – Beer type (brewery, location) *because European labeling is weird

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier – Weizen (Brewery Schlenkerla, Bamberg, Germany)

Blanche de Bruxelles – Witbier (Brasserie Lefèbvre, Quenast, Belgium)

Double Chocolate Stout – Stout (Young’s Brewery, London, England)

Gulden Draak – Dark Tripel (Brouwerij Van Steenberge, Ertvelde, Belgium)

Hofbrau Munchen Lager – Pale Lager (Staatliches Hofbräuhaus, Munich, Germany)

Hofbrau Dunkel – Dunkel Lager (Staatliches Hofbräuhaus, Munich, Germany)

Hoegaarden – Belgian White Ale (Hoegaarden Brewery, Hoegaarden, Belgium)

Mai Ur Bock – Maibock (Einbecker Brauhaus, Einbeck, Germany)

Oktoberfest – Marzen (Spaten Franziskaner-Brau, Munich, Germany)

Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal Stout – Stout (Samuel Smith Old Brewery, North Yorkshire, England)

Samuel Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout – Stout (Samuel Smith Old Brewery, North Yorkshire, England)

Zwick’l – Kellerbier (Bayreuther, Germany)

Elsewhere

Unibroue – Blanche de Chambly (Quebec, Canada)

Wines: Reds and Whites

Winery Name – Type, Year, (Location)

Domestic

Avalon – Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (California)

Bitner Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Reserve (Idaho)

Brown Estate – Zinfandel 2008 (California)

C. Donatiello – Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2009 (California)

Charles & Charles – Post No. 35 Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah 2012 (Washington)

Chateaue Routon – Lodi Zinfandel 2002 (California)

Chatter Creek Winery – Syrah, Lonesome Spring Ranch 2007 (Washington)

Cougar Crest Winery – Dedication Three Blend (Washington)

David Bruce – Petite Sirah 2006 (California)

Dussek – Syrah 2009 (Washington)

Edmeades – Zinfandel Mendocino 2007 (California)

Flying Fish – Merlot 2006 (Washington)

Folie a Deaux Menage a Trois – Red blend 2008 (California)

Gamache Vintners – Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 (Washington)

Garnet – Pinot Noir 2009 (California)

Green Lion – Merlot 2006 (California)

Hells Canyon – Deer Slayer Syrah 2006 (Idaho)

Hells Canyon – Retriever Red 2006 (Idaho)

Hestia – Syrah 2008 (Washington)

Kiona – Lemberger 2007 (Washington)

Januik – Syrah 100% 2012 (Washington)

Lodmell Cellars – Sublime 2006 (Washington)

Lunacy – Pinot Noir 2007 (California)

Northstar – Merlot Walla Walla 2005 (Washington)

Pavin & Riley – Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 (Washington

Sawtooth Winery – Syrah 2005 (Idaho)

Seven Falls Winery – Cabernet 2010 (Washington)

Ste Chapelle – Soft Red 2008 (Idaho)

Stella Maris – Red 2006 (Washington)

Whidbey Island Winery – Composition Blend 2005 (Washington)

Woodward Canyon – Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (Washington)


European

Abel Clement – Cotes du Rhone 2006 (France)

Chateau d’ Angles – Syrah Grenache 2004 (France)

Espirito – Lagoalva 2009 (Portugal)

Feudo Arancio – Nero d’ Avola 2008 (Italy)

Graham’s Six Grapes – Reserve Port 2008 (Portugal)

Boas Quintas – Herdade de Gambia Red 2011 (Portugal)

Le Campuget – Syrah Viognier 2009 (France)

Louis Jadot – Beaujolais-Villages Combe aux Jacques 2007 (France)

Santa Cristina – Sangiovese 2008 (Italy)

Santadi – Grotta Rossa (Italy)

Scarlet of Paris – Pinot Noir 2009 (France)

Taylor Fladgate – Late Bottled Vintage Port 2003 (Portugal)

Veni Vidi Vici – Vini Merlot 2008 (Bulgaria)

Zwei.1  (Schloss Halbturn Koenigsegg)- Zweigelt 2007 (Austria)

Australian

Jacob’s Creek – Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 (Australia)

South America

Camino del Toro – Syrah 2009 (Chile)

Cono Sur – Syrah 2005 (Chile)

Koyle – Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 (Chile)

African

Jam Jar – Sweet Shiraz 2010 (South Africa)

Porcupine Ridge – Merlot 2007 (South Africa)

Domestic

Black Diamond Winery – Muller Thurgau (Washington)

Chateau St Michelle Columbia Valley – Riesling 2007 (Washington)

Chateau St Michelle Eroica – Riesling 2007 (Washington)

Columbia Crest H3 – Chardonnay 2008 (Washington)

Columbia Crest H3 – Chardonnay 2008 (Washinton)

Frog’s Leap – Sauvignon Blanc 2008 (California)

Fujishin Family Cellars – Late harvest Chardonnay 2008 (Idaho)

King’s Estate – Pinot Gris 2007 (Oregon)

Kiona – Dry Riesling 2008 Reserve (Washington)

Tulip Valley – Riesling 2010 (Washington)

Olympic Cellars Winery – Dungeoness White Riesling 2009 Washington)

Williamson Vineyard – Dry Riesling (Idaho)

European

Beviamo – Moscato D’Asti (Italy)

Gunderloch Diva – Riesling Spatlese 2007 (Germany)

Monchhof  – Estate Riesling 2005 (Germany)



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