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Booze News: Tiki Tuesday causes mojito mania

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2019

Have you ever wandered outside after a major thunderstorm or flood? You felt safe and sound inside the confines of your castle knowing Armageddon is happening, then when all is quiet, you cautiously step outside to survey the damage. This is what the Monday after Mom's Weekend feels like. So appar...

Booze News: Welcome WSU moms with wine, cocktails

Booze News: Welcome WSU moms with wine, cocktails

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2019

The gods, both old and new, clearly had a plan in mind when it came to aligning the heavens for the year 2019. After eight years of dragons, a blonde woman and the drunken musings of Tyrion, winter has finally come. It’s about damn time. The series finale of "Game of Thrones" brings with it not...

Booze News: Pullman, Moscow are best places to drink a cold one

Booze News: Pullman, Moscow are best places to drink a cold one

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2019

I’ve always loved the changing of the seasons. There’s something rejuvenating about it. It’s the time of year when people shed their winter coats and get their summer tans ready or wear shorts and sandals and not get called a f-cking idiot because it’s no longer three-below-zero outside. But...

Booze News: Celebrate vacation with cocktails

Booze News: Celebrate vacation with cocktails

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2019

Spring break and all of its rum-soaked, beach-bashing, snow-bunny glory is finally here. Nine whole days of pure downtime. For some, spring break is about escaping the snow and sub-zero temperatures to go in search of warmer climates. For others, it’s about finding even more snow. “For spring...

Booze News: Celebrate alcoholic holiday with classic, spicy margarita recipe

Booze News: Celebrate alcoholic holiday with classic, spicy margarita recipe

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2019

There are many great times to celebrate during the year — grand holidays that mark this little blue rock’s trip around the sun. These annual celebrations call for friends and family, but more importantly, booze. New Year’s Eve has its champagne, Independence Day calls for cracking open a beer...

Booze News: Local Moscow bartender meets King of Booze

Booze News: Local Moscow bartender meets King of Booze

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 21, 2019

Every so often, a spark strikes in the right place at the right time and genius is brought forth into this world. Charlie Mopps, the mythical Irishman who invented beer, comes to mind. Or how about Sir Thomas Philips, the great Irish adventurer who was historically the first man granted a license...

Booze News: Moscow Alehouse creates friendly, ideal bar atmosphere for patrons

Booze News: Moscow Alehouse creates friendly, ideal bar atmosphere for patrons

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 7, 2019

Do you know what we all have? Goals. Aspirations. Levels of accomplishment that we strive tirelessly to achieve, day in and day out, without fail. Personally, I aspire to have a bar that I am known so well at that the entire patronage screams out my name in unison upon me entering the establishment....

Booze News: Themed parties make delightful nights

Booze News: Themed parties make delightful nights

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 31, 2019

Have you ever stopped dead in your tracks and found yourself stuck in some sort of existential quandary, wracked with the pain and isolation of your pitiful, meaningless existence, and wondered, “What could make my life better right now?” If so, rest assured, you’re not alone. This happens to me...

Booze News: Long weekends are for Walla Walla wine

Booze News: Long weekends are for Walla Walla wine

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 24, 2019

There’s something painfully exciting about the weekend, especially ones of the three-day variety. Now that spring semester has sprung and we don’t have weekends filled to the brim with football games, fraternity parties and holidays where you wake up next to new friends dressed in Halloween costumes,...

Booze News: Welcoming a Valkyrie to our beloved Valhalla

Booze News: Welcoming a Valkyrie to our beloved Valhalla

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 17, 2019

Now that I’m back into the swing of things with school, work, ruling a majestic alcoholic empire and whatnot, I feel I can relax a little bit more and dig in for a grand season with you wonderful bastards. I have made some new friends and reunited with old ones, so it looks like spring semester...

Booze News: Spring semester brings triumphant return of booze

Booze News: Spring semester brings triumphant return of booze

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2019

Welcome back, you drunken b-stards! The holidays have now come and gone and a brand new drinking season starts again. Take a good look around you, friends, and see all who have those ridiculous wireless earbuds, because in two weeks, I estimate 60 percent of them will lose one or both of them. But...

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