Monthly Archives: April 2012

The next Session: the Beer Moment

The next edition of The Session (the 63rd) has been announced, and it’s being hosted by British beer writer Pete Brown. The topic Pete is suggesting is a provocative one: the “Beer Moment.” My approach to beer writing is by no means the only approach, but I write to try to encourage other people to share the simple joy of beer as much as I do, to switch on people who drink beer but don’t … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 04/17/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, April 17, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know! Continue reading →

Shock Top Lemon Shandy

The Shock Top division of Anheuser-Busch (one of their “craft” beer arms, very similar to Coors’ Blue Moon arm) has been on a roll lately, cranking out new Shock Top variations beyond their original Belgian-style White variety: earlier this year they introduced “Wheat IPA” which is solidly in the Belgian Wit/American IPA category, and for spring they’ve introduced Shock Top Lemon Shandy, of which I received several bottles at the beginning of the month. A “shandy” … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 04/16/2012

Oregon Beer News for Monday, April 16, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know! Continue reading →

Three Creeks “IPAPRIL”

We headed over to Sisters today to visit Three Creeks Brewing for lunch and to partake in their “IPAPRIL” tap takeover: 10 Oregon IPAs available individually or in samples, with a full sampler tray for $15. Of course I went with the full sampler tray! The beers they’re pouring are: Caldera IPA Ft. George Vortex IPA Boneyard RPM IPA Lompoc Valley of the Hops Double Mountain Hop Lava Laurelwood Gearhead IPA Three Creeks Hoodoo Voodoo … Continue reading →