Monthly Archives: December 2012

Oregon Beer News, 12/21/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 21, 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 →

Advent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 21: St. Peter’s Christmas Ale

Today is the big day: the winter solstice and the end of the Mayan Long Count calendar heralding the so-called Mayan Apocalypse! I went back and forth on selecting a beer for today: something solstice-y like Anderson Valley’s Winter Solstice or apocalyptic like Elysian Brewing’s Doom Golden Treacle Pale, brewed as part of a series specifically for the whole Mayan apocalypse thing. In the end though I decided to keep it Christmas-y and thus today’s … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 12/20/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, December 20, 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 →

Advent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 20: Southern Tier 2XMas

When I think of Christmastime beers, I tend to conceptualize Winter Warmers, or dark spiced ales, or (as in the case of my own homebrewed version) strong/Old Ales styled after holiday fruitcakes. Rarely if ever has a beer inspired by a mulled drink crossed my mind—beer used as the baseĀ in a mulled drink, or a wassail, certainly. But not the other way around. Well, western New York’s Southern Tier Brewing has gone that other way … Continue reading →

Oregon Beer News, 12/19/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, December 19, 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 →