Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 9: Noël des Géants

Today’s beer pick comes from Brasserie des Géants in Wallonia, the French speaking half of Belgium: Noël des Géants, or literally “Christmas of the Giants.” The brewery adopts its “Giants” name from the medieval castle in the town of Irchonwelz in which it is housed, drawn from the feature of the large … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/08/2011

Here’s the news for Oregon beer for Thursday, December 8th. As usual I’ll be updating throughout the day, contact me if you have news to share. Cascade Brewing (Portland) is holding a 4-year vertical tasting of the Sang Noir today starting at 4pm, to celebrate the release of the 2010 … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/07/2011

Here’s the beer news from around Oregon for Wednesday the 7th of December. Mid-week seems to be a slower time for news but there are still plenty of things going on across the state. I’ll be updating throughout the day so contact me if you have something you’d like to … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/06/2011

Here’s the news in Oregon beer for Tuesday, December 6th. Apropos of nothing, today is Saint Nicholas Day, which is a great reason to enjoy a holiday beer (as if you needed a reason!). I’ll be updating news throughout the day, so contact me if you have something to share … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/05/2011

Happy Monday, and Happy Repeal Day! That’s right, today, December 5th, is the day the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, repealing Prohibition (and the 18th Amendment). More on that later; let’s see what’s going on in Oregon beer this week. As usual, I’ll be updating this page … Continue reading