Author Archives: Jon Abernathy

The next Session has been announced: Porter

Over on By The Barrel, my friend Mark (AKA the Bend Beer Librarian) is hosted next month’s Session and he has announced the topic: Porter. Yes, Porter—a style topic I couldn’t believe we hadn’t covered in a Session before, but here we are. Mark writes: I am not talking about your long dead relative’s porter—although you might be—but about all of the variations currently and previously available. Hey, feel free to write about the porter … Continue reading →

Tickets for Kriekfest are now on sale

The inaugural Kriekfest is coming this July (July 9, 2016 to be exact) in Parkdale, Oregon, and tickets went on sale today. If you have any interest in cherry beers and ciders, this is something you might want to consider attending, and buying tickets sooner rather than later is recommended. Here’s the press release: When the inaugural Kriekfest was first announced on July 9, 2015, brewers had a full year to procure fresh cherries to … Continue reading →