ReviewsMcMenamins Kris Kringle: Draft vs. bottle

This is the time of year that the winter seasonal beers start appearing in earnest, just in time for the holiday season and chill weather to roll in, and many of these holiday beers are favorites for me—I always look forward to them coming out (though not too early). Accordingly, … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/18/2013

Oregon Beer News for Monday, November 18, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Marketing/PRReceived this week: Local winter ales

I was fortunate to pick up a couple of (complimentary/marketing) winter seasonal beers this week from Worthy Brewing and McMenamins Old St. Francis School: I stopped in at Worthy on Thursday after work to try the premier release of their new Powder Keg Winter Ale, a “winter IPA” that’s 7.1% … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/15/2013

Oregon Beer News for Friday, November 15, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

BreweriesBridgePort is turning 30, releasing a Trilogy of beers

Portland-based BridgePort Brewing, one of Oregon’s oldest (and in my opinion┬ámost influential) craft breweries, is turning 30(!) in 2014, and to celebrate they are releasing a “Trilogy Series” of three limited-edition beers that will be released throughout the year, starting in January. The idea behind these beers, according to the … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/14/2013

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, November 14, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/13/2013

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, November 13, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/12/2013

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, November 12, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsHop Trip and Chasin’ Freshies 2013

After a lengthy study of this year’s onslaught of fresh hops beers (I’ve kept track of over two dozen) I have to conclude that generally this year’s hop crops were milder and less fruity-fragrant than in past years, tending towards earthier aromas. It’s not a bad thing, rather just an … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/11/2013

Oregon Beer News for Monday, November 11, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!