Monthly Archives: February 2011

Zwickelmania 2011

This Saturday, February 19th, is Oregon’s 3rd annual Zwickelmania event: “a free statewide event that offers visitors a chance to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample their favorite beers.” The Oregon Brewers Guild has a fantastic listing of all the participants—worth checking to see what’s local to you—but of course I’m going to crib their Central Oregon listings: 10 Barrel Brewing Co. 20750 High Desert Lane #107 Bend 541-585-1007 11-4pm Bend Brewing Co … Continue reading →

Press Release: Full Sail Brewing Company adds LTD 05 Amber Lager to their Seasonal Line of Lagers

The best brews reflect the delicate balance of art and science. With Full Sail’s latest release in their Limited Edition lager series, LTD 05, artistry takes form in an amber lager- a sophisticated beer that has an elegant maltiness and is superbly balanced. “We brewed this beer as a celebration of lagers, and like the other beers in our LTD series, it allows us to explore a classic lager profile and intertwine our own passion … Continue reading →

Press Release: Kona Brewing Announces Launch of Koko Brown Ale

Kailua-Kona, Big Island of Hawaii, February 14, 2011…Kona Brewing has announced it will be bringing Koko Brown Ale to market, the first new beer available on the mainland from the brewer since 2007, and the third launch in Kona Brewing’s Aloha Series. Koko Brown Ale’s nutty aroma and flavor comes from real toasted coconut brewed into each batch. It was first tapped at Kona’s Kailua-Kona pub in the summer of 2009 under the name Coco … Continue reading →

Wake and worldwide toast to Don Younger

I’ve been really behind on blogging, and nearly missed the boat on blogging these items: tomorrow is the wake and a worldwide toast to the late Don Younger. The Horse Brass Pub announced Tuesday that it would be closed for regular business on Sunday, Feb. 13 for a wake to honor its owner Don Younger. Younger, who passed away Jan. 31, was well-loved worldwide in the beer community and throughout his hometown of Portland.  He … Continue reading →

Press Release: Full Sail Brewing Offers New Release in Brewer’s Share Line-Up – Chris’s The Revelator

Brewery Invites You to Meet the Brewer and the Beer and Support Local Charity The newest beer in Full Sail’s Brewer’s Share line up, “The Revelator,” crafted by brewer Chris Davis, is a revelation of camaraderie and discourse inspired by friends new and old sharing a beer or two. A winter ale, The Revelator is a deep copper concoction with malty caramel notes, balanced by slight lemon and hints of dill attributed to the hops. … Continue reading →