Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Session #40: Session Beer

First Friday of the month means, for beer bloggers, that it’s time for another session of The Session! Each month’s Session is hosted by a fellow blogger who gets to pick the theme and then compiles all of the various blog postings for everyone’s reading enjoyment. This month’s Session is being hosted by Erik over at the blog Top Fermented, and is, self-referentially enough, Session Beers: What is your definition of a session beer? Is … Continue reading →

Deschutes testers

These two rather non-descript bottles are from Deschutes Brewery and arrived today: Fortunately an explanation letter was included in the package: We invite you to fill the difficult role of “Deschutes Brewery Beer Tester.” We know it’s a lot to ask, but we’d love to get your feedback on a beer that we’ve been experimenting with in our Bend and Portland pubs for the last several months. Currently named Miss Spelt Hefeweizen, this brew has … Continue reading →

Michelob Ginger Wheat

Michelob‘s latest seasonal, which they sent me last month and is only available in their Spring Sampler Pack, is their Ginger Wheat: a Belgian Wit style of beer spiced with ginger. (Or rather, “natural ginger flavor” according to the label.) Yes, they already have a Belgian Wit style of beer in their stable, and indeed, they note that, “It has all the citrus-y notes you’ve come to love in our Shock Top, but with a … Continue reading →