Monthly Archives: May 2011

W’11 KGB Russian Imperial Stout

Each year Widmer releases a new, (possibly) experimental beer in their “W” Brewmasters Release series, and this year’s edition was based on a wildly popular beer that (until now) was only available on tap at their Gasthaus Pub: KGB Russian Imperial Stout. I’d never had the KGB, but I’d been hearing good things about it so I was thrilled when I learned it was to be the W’11 beer. So I picked some up and … Continue reading →

Central Oregon brewery news

Two interesting pieces of brewery news from around Central Oregon for you today: First: The as-yet-to-open Noble Brewing is changing their name to “Good Life Brewing.” Word has it that they were sued—or perhaps only threatened with a lawsuit, I’m not sure—by a California brewery that already claims “Noble” for their name (my guess is Noble Ale Works out of Anaheim). It wouldn’t surprise me if this has been a cause of the delays in … Continue reading →

Beers for the Rapture

Just in time for today’s scheduled Raptureā„¢, Lisa Morrison and The New School bring us some beer suggestions to pair with the End Days: End of the World? Drink Up! 5 Beers to Drink During the Rapture

The Session #51.5: Beer and cheese redux

This month has seen the most interactive and detailed Session to date, as host Jay Brooks chose the subject of cheese (more specifically beer and cheese together) to write about, selecting three types of cheeses to pair with beer and write about the pairings. And then he went the extra mile, with a “half Session” two weeks later: The idea was to use the list of beers chosen by everybody for each of the three … Continue reading →

Boneyard’s 1-year anniversary

Boneyard Beer here in Bend is celebrating their one-year anniversary this week, with a big Boneyard Birthday Bash this Saturday the 21st: Boneyard Birthday Bash! Boneyard is celebrating year #1! Come get your chug on while enjoying great food from Island Wild and groovin tunes from Truth Hero! Charge is $2.00 entry, and $3 beers. No minors will be allowed. Free schwag giveaways!! Don’t miss the first ever BBB! After party to follow at Velvet … Continue reading →