Marketing/PRReceived: Redhook Tripel

Almost no sooner did I write about Redhook’s new Tripel limited release than I receive the bottle I mentioned. It came yesterday, and included a nice bit of glassware. The box came wrapped with gold-embossed red ribbon proclaiming “Redhook Limited Release 2009.” And of course, what’s inside is what counts. … Continue reading

BloggingPilsner/Tripel

Updating the Press Releases this evening, an a couple of items caught my interest. First, the long-awaited (by me, at least) #3 in the “LTD” series from Full Sail: a Pilsner. I was beginning to wonder since they released 01 and 02 several times. It’ll be available this summer from … Continue reading

Press ReleasesPress Release: Full Sail Announces LTD 03

LTD means limited edition, but at Full Sail is means something even more: Live the Dream. The Full Sail brewers have been busy living out every brewer’s dream. A dream of creating unique beers that celebrate both the creativity of our brewers while honoring a rich brewing heritage of great … Continue reading

Theme WeekGluten-Free Week: Deschutes Gluten-Free ESB

Unfortunately, this isn’t a review, but like yesterday I wanted to highlight another gluten-free beer offering, this one from Deschutes Brewery: their Gluten-Free ESB. It’s available on tap at both their Bend and Portland pubs, and though the website currently lists “Gluten-Free Golden Ale”, it is in fact an ESB … Continue reading

Theme WeekGluten-Free Week: Others beers to look for

Even though I was able to acquire a few gluten-free beers to review this week, there are others that I would have really liked to sample also. Here are a few of those—and if you can find them where you live, go give them a try. Lakefront New Grist Lakefront … Continue reading

ReviewsGluten-Free Week: Redbridge

Redbridge is Anheuser-Busch‘s gluten-free beer offering, and, because it’s A-B, is the one that is most widely available. This is an all-sorghum malt beer brewed to the style of an American Amber Lager, and is 4.8% alcohol by volume. Redbridge was introduced in 2006 and for the past two years … Continue reading

ReviewsGluten-Free Week: Bard’s Gold

I’ve actually reviewed Bard’s Gold before, back when it was called Dragon’s Gold. At the time, I was suitably unimpressed that I wrote, “I think Bard’s Tale needs to work on this beer a bit more.” Fortunately, it’s come a long way since then. More on that in a bit. … Continue reading

ReviewsGluten-Free Week: Green’s Quest

Green’s Quest is the other gluten-free beer from them available to me here in Central Oregon; as I mention in my review of Endeavour, this (and all of their beers) are brewed to a secret recipe though there are a few clues as to their makeup. I forgot to mention … Continue reading