Oregon Brewers Festival beer lineup

The beer lineup for this year’s Oregon Brewers Festival is out; you can view the summary list here but earlier this week full specs (stats and description) were sent out to media contacts. Many of the beers are the standard fare but there are a few that I would really … Continue reading

Black Butte XX

Time for some more Deschutes love. You all knew it was coming, right? It’s been my thing for a while now. Tonight it’s the review of their Reserve Series Black Butte XX (which the Brewery sent to me as a PR sampler). You probably remember (by now) that this is … Continue reading

The Session #17: Drinking anti-seasonally

It’s the first Friday of the month, and that means among the beer blogosphere it’s time for The Session! Beer bloggers everywhere get together (in a virtual sense) and write about a given theme which is selected by that month’s host. Said host will then round up all the various … Continue reading

Press Release: Deschutes Brewery’s Holiday Favorite Returns

Jubelale Turns 21 This Year A winding, abstract river runs through the open spaces of Central Oregon’s desert, surrounded by fluttering snowfall… this is the 2008 label of Deschutes Brewery’s wildly popular holiday ale, Jubelale. Each year the brewery commissions a different Central Oregon artist to capture the essence of … Continue reading

Some notes and pictures of Rogue

We visited Rogue in Newport, Oregon, this past weekend, and while I didn’t do the full review treatment, I did snap a few pictures and have some things to write about. Aside from Rogue’s Dead Guy Ale being on tap around town (naturally), there are three primary Rogue locations you … Continue reading

Deschutes Brewery 20th Anniversary Wit

From Central Oregon where I sit, you just can’t get enough of Deschutes. (I know, I’m sounding like a broken record with all that I blog about them.) Tonight’s no different; I opened up the bottle of 20th Anniversary Wit that the Brewery sent me last week, and enjoyed it … Continue reading