Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 14: Sprecher Winter Brew

Today’s Advent beer pick comes from one of Wisconsin’s oldest craft breweries, Sprecher Brewing and their Winter Brew, a 5.75% alcohol Bock available through February. A flavorful blend of dark roasted and sweet caramel malts defines this smooth and robust lager. The rich, nourishing flavors of a full-bodied Munich bock … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 12/13/2013

Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 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!

Oregon Beer News, 12/12/2013

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, December 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!

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 12: Augustiner Bräu Christmas Bock Bier

Today we continue around the Continent from France to visit Austria and the Augustiner Bräu Kloster Mülln brewery, founded in Salzburg at Mülln by Augustinian monks in 1621. They brew and bottle only three beers: a year-round Märzenbier, a Lenten Beer (or Fastenbier) during Lent at Easter time, and their Christmas Bock Bier (Weihnachts-Bockbier) which is … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 12/11/2013

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, December 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!

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 11: Fleurac Bière De Noël

Today we visit France to explore the beer from a relatively-new brewery, La Brasserie de Fleurac, opened in 2008. Fleurac’s inspiration in their brewing stems from multiple sources—Belgium and the U.S. among them (their La Blonde is a California-inspired pale ale, for instance, spiced with elder flowers), and offer a … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 12/10/2013

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, December 10, 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!

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 10: Goose Island Sixth Day

Today’s Advent beer pick is something old and something new from Chicago’s Goose Island Brewing Company: Sixth Day, which was formerly their Christmas Ale. This is a seasonal classic and each year the recipe changes; over the last several years the Christmas Ale has been getting stronger, culminating in this … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 12/09/2013

Oregon Beer News for Monday, December 9, 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!