Monthly Archives: October 2011

More about The Ale Apothecary

On Sunday I had the good fortune to meet Paul Arney, former brewer for Deschutes Brewery who is now heading up his own brewing project, The Ale Apothecary, to find out more about his brewing endeavor and receive a test batch bottle of his beer, Sahalie. You may remember that I first blogged about this way back in May; the gist (at least initially) was this: My plan is to utilize a very small home-built … Continue reading →

Received: The Abyss (2011)

This came today: The Abyss is officially released on November 15th, three weeks from now. I imagine I’ll be drinking this before then.

Oregon Beer News, 10/26/2011

Here’s today’s news in Oregon beer from around the web, email, and so on. If you have a particular bit of news you’d like listed here, contact me and send me the details, and I’ll update this page throughout the day based on that and other tidbits that I find. Belmont Station & Block 15 (Portland): Block 15 is located in Corvallis, and Belmont Station is hosting the Portland release party for Block 15′s Ferme de … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 10/25/2011

Here is today’s Oregon beer news, items I’ve started curating from around the web, email, and such. If you have a particular bit of news you’d like listed here, contact me and send me the details, and I’ll update this page throughout the day. Cascade Brewing (Portland) has their “Tap It Tuesday” at 6pm, featuring “Bourbon Red Rye, a Northwest-style sour red rye that was barrel aged for 10 months, then blended with a touch … Continue reading →

Brewers Union Local 180

One of the goals I’d had for quite awhile was to visit the Brewers Union Local 180 brewpub in the mountain town of Oakridge (Oregon), which is only about 100 miles from Bend. Despite the allure of this most unique Oregon brewpub—the only Real Ale, English-style public house in the entire state, cozied up in an out-of-the-way small town (population about 3300) in the middle of the National Forest—Oakridge is a little more out-of-the-way for … Continue reading →