Earlier this month I had an article about the goings-on at Worthy Brewing here in Bend: the release of Strata IPA, their X-Hop experimental beers, the release of Dark Muse Imperial Stout. One beer that didn’t make the cut, however, was their Peace Pipe Porter, the fall and winter release … Continue reading
It’s the final day of the Beer Advent Calendar, and I hope you enjoyed following along this year as we counted down the days to this Christmas Eve! On this final day I’ve chosen the holiday seasonal from the McMenamins chain of brewpubs that span Oregon and Washington: Kris Kringle. … Continue reading
This is the next-to-last day of the Beer Advent Calendar, and it also happens to be my birthday! As part of my annual tradition, today’s beer pick isn’t a Christmas beer per se, but it is definitely a specialty, celebratory beer that’s “for me.” It’s always fun to pick out … Continue reading
My latest print article out in my local paper this week is on Silver Moon Brewing‘s latest limited release: Boysen the Wood, the dual-pack barrel-aged boysenberry Baltic porter. It comes in two barrel flavors: Oregon Spirit Distillers Straight American Whiskey, and Crater Lake Spirits Rye Whiskey. The original intent was … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 22, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
Today’s Advent beer selection comes from the heart of Altbier country, Düsseldorf in Germany, and the Füchschen Brewery—their Christmas Alt, Füchschen Weihnachtsbier. I love the idea of a quaffable, sessionable holiday Alt, at only 5.2% alcohol by volume (compare to their standard Alt at 4.8%). Just in time for St. Martin’s Day … Continue reading
Three bottles from Deschutes Brewery arrived this week: two 12-ounce bottles of Hop Henge Imperial IPA, and one 12-ounce of Red Chair NWPA. The Hop Henge surprised me as I thought it was draft-only this time around. Always a fun beer, and just in time for Christmas!
Oregon Beer News for Thursday, December 21, 2017. 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 Solstice! Today marks the official start of winter, the shortest day of the year (and conversely, longest night of the year), and to accompany this day I thought an American classic was appropriate: Harpoon Brewery’s Winter Warmer, a spiced ale first brewed nearly 30 years ago. Cinnamon and nutmeg … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, December 20, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!