Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Oregon Garden Brewfest is one week from today!

One week from today the Oregon Garden Brewfest kicks off over in Silverton, offering two days of beer tasting at the Grand Hall of the Oregon Garden, including beer from a number of (western) Oregon breweries that you may not have tried yet. I posted the beer list but more importantly, a list of my recommended beers—including the ones that I’m excited about trying since I’m going to be there. (Disclosure: I’ll be there on … Continue reading →

Widmer Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout

When Widmer sent me the two bottles of their new Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout, there was an additional detail that was a nice touch: a “note tag” that you could write your tasting notes on when you drink the first bottle, and then tie that tag to the second bottle so when you drink that one—a year or so later, per their suggestion—you’d be able to compare notes on the fresh vs. the aged beer. … Continue reading →