BeersGoodLife Brewing introduces Secret Stash Hazy IPA

Bend’s GoodLife Brewing jumps on the hazy train, and announced yesterday the latest (and final) beer in their Secret Stash Experimental IPA series, Secret Stash Hazy IPA. It’s the culmination of the brewery’s year-long experimental project, where they had released a new IPA every couple of months through 2017. Here is … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/07/2018

Happy Hump Day! Here are some newsy tidbits in Oregon beer for this first Wednesday in February. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news, so check back often for updates. If you have news to share, please contact me and I can … Continue reading

Beer IndustryDeschutes Brewery’s beer in (new) cans (press release)

I reported in my beer news post on Monday that Deschutes Brewery is now official with canned beer, as word rolled out through their social media channels that Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Fresh Squeezed IPA, and Pacific Wonderland Lager are all now available in 12-ounce cans. Deschutes issued the official … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/06/2018

Here is the news in beer from around Oregon for this Tuesday, February 6. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often for the latest news. And if you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that posted too. Montavilla … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/05/2018

Happy Monday! We’ve survived the first weekend in February and the unseasonably warm weather continues. Here’s the Oregon beer news for the new week to help you plan your beer activities accordingly. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news as I find … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #132: Talking about homebrewing

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by yours truly, and I’ve asked folks to start a conversation about homebrewing: “the good, the bad, your experiences, ideas, (mis)conceptions, or whatever else suits you!” I’ll be compiling links to all the participating posts next week, to give everyone who wants … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/02/2018

Happy Groundhog Day! Here’s the news in Oregon beer for this Friday, February 2 and the weekend. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news, so check back often. And if you have news to share, please let me know and I can get … Continue reading

BeersLatest print article: Crux Coco(a) Stout and other dessert beers

My latest article for the Bulletin is out today in print, and while it’s still two weeks until Valentine’s Day, I took it that direction: Dessert beers sweeten Valentine’s Day. In which I review Crux Fermentation Project‘s new Coco(a) Stout seasonal that they gave me (spoiler: it was good!), touch on … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/01/2018

Today, February 1, is International Gruit Day, celebrating the historical traditions of brewing with herbs and spices in lieu of hops. I don’t know of any commercial gruits off the top of my head, though I do remember Flat Tail Brewing creating one a few years ago. I’ll have to … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/31/2018

It was on this day in 2011, seven years ago, that Don Younger passed away. Younger was the owner of the Horse Brass in Portland and was instrumental in the development of Portland’s craft beer scene. Raise a beer to Don sometime today! Here also is the news in Oregon … Continue reading