Today is an interesting beer- and Christmas-related day: not only is December 5 Repeal Day, the day the 21st Amendment to the Constitution was ratified thus officially ending Prohibition in the U.S., but in Austria and similar regions in Europe it is also Krampus Night (or Krampusnacht). Krampus is a demonic … Continue reading
Today’s Advent beer pick is one I selected because the name comes from one of the modern classics of Christmas movies, Elf, and it made me laugh: Evil Genius Beer Company‘s Santa!! I Know Him! Santa!! I Know him! is our holiday saison brewed with rose hips, chamomile, black currants and … Continue reading
Today is the fourth day of the Holiday Ale Festival, and if you’re planning on attending today here are a few quick beer recommendations. Bear Republic ‘Twas the Beer Before Christmas Burnside Keg Nog Deschutes Ginger Cookie Imperial Porter Drake’s Grape Fermented ZinDrakonic Fort George All Seeing Pie McMenamins Lord of … Continue reading
For this third of December we’re traveling to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond to be exact, to visit the five year old Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. The upcoming year sees expansion on the horizon for the brewery, but in the meantime we will enjoy their Hardywood Christmas Morning for today’s Advent beer … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 2, 2016. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
For day two of the Advent beer calendar we travel to Belgium to Brasserie des Géants, in Wallonia, the French speaking half of the country, to seek out their Christmas beer (that is imported by Shelton Brothers for the U.S.): Noël des Géants. “Géants” in French means “giants” and the town of Irchonwelz … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Thursday, December 1, 2016. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
Happy December! This year marks the twelfth edition of my Advent Beer Calendar, featuring a Christmas themed beer revealed each day through the 24th, just like the Advent calendars you see every year. There are even several real-life beer ones now; Brewpublic reported on one yesterday. The one on this blog … Continue reading