Monthly Archives: November 2010

The next Session: An Unexpected Discovery

Session #46 for next month (December 3rd, in fact) has been announced, and it’s being hosted by Burgers and Brews: An Unexpected Discovery. What I was surprised to find was that despite all the amazing stops I planned, one of the best beer experiences of the trip was completely accidental. I found great beer in the last place I thought to look for it. Has this happened to you? Maybe you stumbled upon a no-name … Continue reading →

Quick review: Mt. Hood Brewing (& Ice Axe Grill)

This past Saturday I had occasion to make a very quick trip up to Portland (actually only into Gresham), and on the way home we (my dad, my brother, and I) were passing through Government Camp and decided to stop for lunch at the Ice Axe Grill, which is also home to the Mt. Hood Brewing Company. I ordered the sampler tray to go with lunch, which consisted of nine beers: six house beers and … Continue reading →

Press Release: Warm up with New Glarus Brewing Company’s Coffee Stout

New Glarus Brewing Company invites all their friends in Wisconsin to partake in their offering to warm the coming chill with Coffee Stout. This is their last seasonal release before the snow falls. Whether you are staying in to combat the cold with friends in front of the fire, or adventuring out into the great outdoors, this brew is sure to awaken the senses. Hearty and satisfying, Coffee Stout is the ultimate full-bodied brew. Wisconsin … Continue reading →

The Session #45: Wheat Beers

Today is the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for another round of The Session: collaborative beer blogging! This month is being hosted by BeerTaster.ca, and the topic they’ve chosen is Wheat Beers: We have the honour of hosting the 45th session which allows us to choose the topic we will all be exploring, we wanted to get back closer to the roots of the Session and pick a topic which was … Continue reading →

The Beer Bloggers Conference begins tomorrow

Or, as is more likely when you’re reading this, the Beer Bloggers Conference begins today. Alas, I will not be attending. I had hoped I would have been able to, but the timing of various other events prevented it. It’s gonna be great, too, I think—even for a first-time conference (where there will be snafus and kinks and the usual birthing pains for this type of thing). There are something like 103 registered attendees and … Continue reading →