Monthly Archives: February 2012

Oregon Beer News, 02/28/2012

Here’s the Oregon beer news for Tuesday, February 28—nearly the end of the month but being a leap year we get an extra day tomorrow. As usual I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so please contact me if you have some news to share. The Lucky Lab (Portland): This weekend, Friday and Saturday March 2nd and 3rd, is the Lucky Lab’s annual Barleywine & Big Beer Fest! Now in its 12th year, … Continue reading →

Nibiru Yerba Maté Tripel (Elysian 12 Beers of the Apocalypse)

At the beginning of the year Seattle’s Elysian Brewing announced a unique series of “apocalypse beers” to be released each month on the 21st leading up to December 21st—the end of the Mayan long count calendar and long heralded as the end of the world by that reckoning (the so-called “Mayan Apocalypse”). In addition, this series is also a collaboration with Fantagraphics Books to produce the label art, taken from Charles Burns’ work “Black Hole.” … Continue reading →

Bend: “It’s the water”

One of the reasons why Bend beer is so good? The City of Bend issued a press release today: Bend drinking water wins best tasting award Bend’s water was awarded first prize at the Annual Best Tasting Water Contest held by the Pacific Northwest’s Cascade to Coast subsection of the American Water Works Association. The water sample from the City of Bend, taken from the City’s surface water source springs, won first place this year … Continue reading →