Monthly Archives: October 2012

Blight Pumpkin Ale (Elysian 12 Beers of the Apocalypse)

Of course the October beer in Elysian Brewing‘s 12 Beers of the Apocalypse series is going to be a pumpkin beer—but because it’s part of this year-long series of unique beers leading up to the end of the Mayan long count calendar (which some are calling the Mayan apocalypse), it’s also a pumpkin beer with a twist: brewed with brown sugar and “fiery Vietnamese cinnamon” along with the pumpkin. Blight Pumpkin Ale beer comes in … Continue reading →

Redmond, Oregon getting a new brewery: Smith Rock Brewing

I completely missed the Bend Bulletin article about this earlier this month (and one from earlier this year) because it’s behind the newspaper’s paywall: Redmond, Oregon has a new brewery opening soon, Smith Rock Brewing Company (Facebook page). From the article: Initially, Smith Rock Brewing will rely on a small 25-gallon system to make beer for customers at its Northwest Seventh Street pub, where traditional locally sourced pub fare will also be for sale, said … Continue reading →

The next Session: Perfect beer world (this week)

I keep missing the announcements for The Session lately, and this week it’s almost caught up to me as this Friday is the 69th iteration of The Session! It’s being hosted for November by Brew Beer and Drink It, and the topic is “The Perfect Beer World“: Ever feel like there are many things in this world that are backwards, upside down, wrong… that just don’t make sense? Like local craft beer not being considered … Continue reading →