Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fresh Hop Fests Galore

Ah, fall. It’s harvest beer season and around the Pacific Northwest that largely means fresh hop beers, a brewing trend that has grown to prominence here due to the close proximity of the hop farms (most breweries are within a few hours’ drive). Not only do beers brewed with fresh hops (freshly picked off the vine, and not yet dried—or “wet”) make their appearance this time of year, but a number of events and festivals … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 09/18/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, September 18, 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 →

Oregon Beer News, 09/17/2012

Oregon Beer News for Monday, September 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 →

Berserker Imperial Stout

On Saturday we were over at our friends Paul and Sandi’s house for a beer tasting extravaganza: they had a stockpile of high-alcohol, specialty beers and we sampled a good number of them. One of the highlights that Paul wanted to make sure I blogged about was a special bottle from Alaska’s Midnight Sun Brewing: Berserker Imperial Stout. This is an Imperial Stout brewed with maple syrup and molasses, and aged in oak bourbon barrels … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 09/14/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, September 14, 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 →