Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Little Woody beer list

Here is the list of beers that will be pouring at this weekend’s The Little Woody barrel-aged beer festival in Bend this weekend—lots of good stuff here: Hopworks Urban Brewery Bourbon Ace of Spades Hopworks award-winning Imperial IPA aged for two months in Buffalo Trace Bourbon barrels. 10% ABV, 100-plus IBU. Oakshire Brewing Gin Barrel Aged Imperial Overcast Stout A big version of our Overcast Espresso Stout, aged for five months in an Old Tom … Continue reading →

The Little Woody

I can’t believe I’ve almost neglected to mention that The Little Woody, Bend’s barrel-aged brewfest, is coming up this Labor Day weekend—this Friday and Saturday, September 2nd and 3rd, to be exact! This year marks the third showing for this festival, which features barrel- and wood-aged beers from Central Oregon’s local breweries as well as breweries from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis. The fest takes place from 5 to 10pm on Friday the 2nd, and from … Continue reading →

Widmer Falconer’s IPA

Falconer’s IPA from Widmer Brothers is the latest in their “Rotator IPA” series, the company’s experimental IPA line, and is just hitting the shelves now. (You’ll recall that I received two sample bottles of Falconer’s two week back.) It’s a 7% abv IPA made with Falconer’s Flight™ hops, a proprietary hop strain developed to honor the late Glen Falconer. More importantly, as Widmer posted on their Facebook page about this beer: Glen Falconer was passionate … Continue reading →

The Traveling Growler

We have friends who had decided this summer to embark on a year-long RV trip around the U.S. (sound familiar?) and one of the things they set out to do along the way was bring a growler from Oregon (in this case a Hydroflask growler) and visit various breweries to fill it up—and write about it all, of course. Thus the feature on their blog dubbed The Traveling Growler. The first brewery stop was at … Continue reading →