Monthly Archives: February 2010

Press Release: Full Sail Brewing Company Releases Brewmaster Reserve Full Sail Imperial Stout

The Full Sail brewers have been busy spending the dark days of winter brewing the latest beer in their Brewmaster Reserve series, Imperial Stout. Full Sail Imperial Stout is a hearty brew, black as night with a strong roasted malt character and full body. The chocolate and caramel nuances from the malt blend with the hops for a wonderfully smooth Imperial Stout. It will be available in specialty beer stores and pubs throughout the Pacific … Continue reading →

Press Release: Back by Popular Demand; New Glarus Brewing Company’s Unplugged Cherry Stout

New Glarus Brewing Company‘s Unplugged series are limited edition brews, and once the batch is gone the brew becomes one of the Unplugged ‘Beers We Have Known and Loved’ and is only relived in fond memories. However, the results of the vote for their 2010 line-up made it apparent that there was an overwhelming longing for the return of a particular Unplugged brew, ‘Cherry Stout’. Master Diploma Brewer Daniel Carey’s first Unplugged release of 2010 … Continue reading →

Great Arizona Beer Festival

I did not know that Arizona has had a “Great Beer Festival” that’s been going on for more than two decades—Arizona not generally being known as a big brewing state—but indeed they do: early next month the 22nd annual Great Arizona Beer Festival is getting underway in Tempe. (I also just posted the press release about it, which caught my eye.) March 6th and 7th is the Festival, and $40 will get you in and … Continue reading →

Press Release: 22nd Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival

Thousands of beer lovers from throughout the region are expected to flock to Tempe Beach Park the weekend of March 6-7, 2010 for the 22nd Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival. The annual festival is the primary fund raising event for Sun Sounds of Arizona, a reading service for people who are blind or whose disability prevents them from reading printed material, such as newspapers, magazines and best-selling books. Presented by, the festival is dedicated … Continue reading →

So you always wanted to own a brewpub…

The Elliot Glacier Public House is for sale. Where is Elliot Glacier, you may wonder? In the small community of Parkdale, about 17 miles south of Hood River. We’ve driven by it, once, but did not stop (we were on our way home with a load of fresh-picked fruit). Elliot Glacier is a seven-barrel brewpub with—based on the accounts I’ve been reading—a magnificent view of the north face of Mount Hood from their back patio. … Continue reading →