Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! I hope you’re having a safe and fun holiday and have plenty of beer to enjoy with your meal (of course). Some of what’s on tap for today includes 10 Barrel’s Precursor (barrel-aged Imperial Red), my homebrewed Pumpkin Ale, Telegraph Winter Ale, Fresh Hop Mirror Pond from Deschutes, Karl Strauss Tower 10 IPA, Bison Brewing IPA, and more. Plenty to be thankful for! Have a happy holiday everybody!

Oregon Beer News, 11/18/2011

Happy Friday! Here’s news from the world of beer around Oregon that I’ve been pulling together (though so far there isn’t much I have). Next week being the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ll be taking the week (mostly) off, so there won’t be much (if any) news being reported. So if you have something you’d like to see posted, contact me today. McMenamins: Today is the official release date for Kris Kringle, their Yuletide Ale that will … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 11/17/2011

Here’s the Oregon beer news for Thursday, November 17th. We’re one week away from Thanksgiving today, so start thinking about what beer(s) to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner! Stephen Beaumont recommends Gueuze. In the meantime, I’ll be updating news throughout the day, so let me know if you have something to share. Upcoming Worthy Brewing of Bend has cleared its latest hurdle, getting approval from the Bend City Council for the brewery’s planned location—essentially approving … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 11/16/2011

Happy Hump Day; we’re halfway through the week and it’s been a slow start for Oregon beer news. I’ll be collecting news throughout the day and updating this post. If you have any to share, please let me know. Deschutes Brewery‘s Base Camp continues in Eugene today, with a couple of events this evening: Hats off to Homebrewers, at the Bier Stein from 6 to 9pm. Homebrewers can bring their 22oz bottles of homebrew to … Continue reading →

Burnside Brewing

Back in July during the Oregon Brewers Festival I also had a list of Portland breweries that I wanted to try to visit (as if drinking for days at the Brewfest wasn’t enough!), and Burnside Brewing Company was near the top of that list. Open for only a year, Burnside is one of what I’m thinking of as the “new wave” of Portland brewpubs, those that have opened only in the past several years that … Continue reading →