Monthly Archives: May 2009

Received: 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. The goblet’s great, and I really like the design of the labeling on the bottle; it’s simple though expressive. I’ll do a closer picture when … Continue reading →

Pilsner/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 June to September. (The “LTD” series is Full Sail’s “small batch lager” beer series; each batch number is theoretically only going to be brewed once.) … Continue reading →

Press 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 lager beer styles. Their latest offering in their Limited series is LTD 03, an elegant pilsner lager that has been brewed, bottled and is ready … Continue reading →

Press Release: Deschutes Brewery’s Twilight Ale Brings Summertime Magic

The long, warm evenings in Central Oregon once again herald the return of Twilight Ale, Deschutes Brewery’s award-winning summer seasonal. For those whose idea of summer fun is matching the hatch, honing one’s short game, or flying down single-track on the edge of sanity, Twilight Ale will make hanging out next to the Weber and reflecting on these pursuits that much more enjoyable. Twilight Ale is a straw-colored ale with a vigorous hop essence and … Continue reading →

Press Release: Belgian-Style Tripel Next in Redhook Limited Release Series

Redhook Ale Brewery Introduces New Craft Beer Based on Traditional Trappist Brewing Methods Crafted with imported Belgian candy sugar, high quality European malts and a secret monastery yeast strain, the new Tripel Belgian-style ale from Redhook Ale Brewery will hit shelves for a limited time this summer. “The limited release series is a lot of fun for us. On the heels of Double Black Stout, we experimented with this Tripel and brewed it in small … Continue reading →