Monthly Archives: December 2011

Oregon Beer News, 12/16/2011

Here’s the beer news for Oregon for Friday the 17th of December, and going into the weekend. TGIF! I’ll be updating this post throughout the day, so contact me if you have some news you’d like to share. Pelican Pub & Brewery (Pacific City) now has their Bridal Ale on tap, and will be bottling today to be ready in a few weeks (after bottle conditioning). Bridal Ale is a vintaged 7.5% abv Bière de … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 16: Grand Teton Coming Home

Today’s beer pick comes from the base of the Teton Mountains in eastern Idaho: Grand Teton Brewing’s Coming Home Holiday Ale 2011. This is the second vintage in Grand Teton’s annual Holiday Ale program—featuring a different cellar-able beer each year—and this 2011 edition is brewed in the style of a Belgian Tripel (the Brewery calls it a Golden Ale) that is 9% abv. This Belgian-Style Golden Ale is rich in flavor and is designed to … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 12/15/2011

Here’s the Oregon beer news for Thursday, December 15th. There are a lot of events going on today, as Jeff noted earlier in the week, particularly in Portland. I’ll be updating this news throughout the day, so if you have additional news or events you’d like to share, contact me and I’ll update this post. Falling Sky Brewing (Eugene): I posted briefly about this new up-and-coming brewery recently (via the New School), and the Oregon … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 15: Scaldis Noël

Today’s beer pick is a Belgian Christmas classic: Scaldis Noël, also known as Bush de Noël in its native country, from Brasserie Dubuisson in western Belgium. Admittedly, “classic” might be a bit of a misnomer, as even though Dubuisson was founded in 1769, Scaldis Noël was introduced only two decades ago, in 1991—marking this year as the 20th anniversary of this Christmas beer. This is also one of the strongest of the Christmas beers on this … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 12/14/2011

Here’s the news for Oregon beer for Wednesday, December 14th. We’re halfway through the week! I’ll be updating this page of news throughout the day, so if you have news to share please contact me and I’ll add it. Full Sail Brewing (Hood River) has big things going on all around: first off, they are expanding their Brewer’s Share program to bottled releases starting in January. The Brewer’s Share series allowed each of their brewers … Continue reading →