BeersHoliday Ale Fest ’16, quick recommendations

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

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/02/2016

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!

Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2016: Day 2: Noël des Géants

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

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/01/2016

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!

EventsHoliday Ale Festival 2016

This Wednesday, November 30 at 11am, the 21st annual Holiday Ale Festival begins in downtown Portland! (Insert joke about event turning 21 able to attend itself here.) This is one of Portland’s (and the Northwest’s) premiere beer festivals, made extra special by the fact that many of the participating breweries … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/30/2016

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, November 30, 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!

EventsBook signing at Bazi Bierbrasserie in Portland, Dec. 3

Good news Portland! This Saturday, December 3rd, at Bazi Bierbrasserie, I’ll be on hand with several other beer writers for a book signing event from 5 to 7pm. Bazi is a terrific beer bar with a Belgian focus and a great taplist; I’m thrilled to be able to be on … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/29/2016

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, November 29, 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!