Monthly Archives: April 2010

CDA Week: Oakshire O’Dark:30

Oakshire Brewing over in Eugene (Oregon) is one of those breweries that has come out of nowhere over the past year or two and has been taking the Oregon beer scene by storm. They won the silver medal at this past year’s GABF in the coffee flavored beer category for their Overcast Espresso Stout, and their Watershed IPA seems to be a fan favorite. So brewing up a Cascadian Dark Ale makes perfect sense. Hence, … Continue reading →

Press Release: Two Creative Oregon Breweries Come Together to Craft an All-New Brew

Bend’s Deschutes Brewery and Portland’s Hair of the Dog Brewing Company join efforts for an inspired collaborative beer Deschutes Brewery and Hair of the Dog Brewing Company today announced that they are working together on an exciting new beer. These two Oregon companies have taken a completely different approach to developing their companies since their founding, and are looking forward to blending their two styles together for a new beer to be released in 2011. … Continue reading →

CDA Week: Deschutes Hop in the Dark

Deschutes Brewery is soon to be releasing their own Cascadian Dark Ale soon (in May): Hop in the Dark. I previously posted about it back in March. “We’ve brewed 22 batches of this beer at both our Bend and Portland pubs, experimenting on our customers as we perfected the recipe,” said Brewmaster Larry Sidor. “This beer has subtle coffee undertones born from a blend of oats with dark, Munich and crystal malts. Classic IPA flavors … Continue reading →

Press Release: 7th Annual Beach to Brewery Raises Pints and Awareness for Surfrider

Karl Strauss Brewing Company and the Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter, are hosting the 7th Annual Beach to Brewery Beer and Music Fest on Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 2pm-7pm. The benefit takes place at the Karl Strauss Main Brewery in Pacific Beach and includes 21 beers for 21 years, live local music, and a bike ride from the beach to the brewery. To celebrate Karl Strauss’ 21st Anniversary, the event will feature 21 unique … Continue reading →

CDA Week: HUB Secession Black IPA

Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland released their own interpretation of the Cascadian Dark Ale this year: Secession Black IPA. Like all of HUB’s beers, it’s brewed with all organic ingredients. It’s 6.5% alcohol by volume and I have to say, I really like the silkscreened label design they have for this bottle. With both the Douglas Fir silhouette (the same used in the Cascadia flag that I’m using for the logo on the right) and … Continue reading →