Monthly Archives: March 2006

More is coming…

I know, I really haven’t posted much lately. I’m lame. It’s been super busy at work and I’ve just had trouble getting motivated. Got some things coming up, though, including a new "Beer Hacker" feature. Maybe once I get that published I’ll get back on a more regular schedule. Stay tuned!

Press Release: Lucky Labrador Beer Hall Grand Opening

PORTLAND, OREGON — This Friday March 24, The Lucky Labrador Beer Hall will have its Grand Opening. The festivities will include beer specials and live music. The Lab’s Beer Hall features the company’s second brewery furthering the notion that Portland is the beer capitol of the World with the most breweries within its metropolitan area. The Lucky Labrador Beer Hall is located in the final frontier of inner Northwest Portland. Off to the side of … Continue reading →

Goose Island India Pale Ale

Goose Island‘s India Pale Ale is a hoppy, sharp IPA. I found it locally at the World Market and picked up a few, since I was impressed with their Demolition. I wasn’t disappointed! It’s not the best IPA I’ve had, but it’s pretty good. Appearance: Pours a nice thick head, a creamy off-white color. The beer is orange, relatively clear—only slightly hazy. Smell: Fresh hops, spicy and green. Grapefruity, lots of Cascade hops. Taste: Hops … Continue reading →

Irish stout cake

This must be "beer dessert" week or something. Slashfood has a post about Irish stout cake with whiskey-sour icing. I’ve really got nothing to add except… yum. Previously: Beer ice cream, Beer cheesecake!

St. Patrick’s Day at McMenamins

Just a local beery St. Patrick’s Day pointer for Central Oregonians: McMenamins is having their St. Pat’s bash, with their Irish Stout (March only!), and the Old St. Francis School is having their celebration featuring free music (for all ages), Irish dancing, food and drink specials, and (they claim) kids entertainment. So, I’m going to try to stop by there for a drink after work tomorrow. I’ve at least got to try their stout. No … Continue reading →