BeersAC Golden Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

I’ve run several Oregon craft brewery beer schedules recently, and the other day AC Golden Brewing Company (the subsidiary of Coors, who brews their Colorado Native line of beers) sent out their 2017 beer lineup in a press release. Yes, I’m posting this just like I’ve done the others. I … Continue reading

BeersCascade Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Another beer schedule for this year! No fancy table or chart was created, though. Portland, Oregon’s Cascade Brewing released their 2017 beer release schedule, with the addition of seven new projects to their lineup. Updated: Got a schedule chart! Here’s the press release; the seven new projects are highlighted, along with the … Continue reading

BeersRogue Ales’ 2017 Beer Lineup

I’m on a kick posting the various 2017 beer lineup charts and schedules, and here’s today’s 2017 schedule for Newport, Oregon’s Rogue Ales. Unlike Deschutes and Widmer, they didn’t issue a press release but have it posted online, and said: With the new year comes new Rogues. Your old favorites … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: New seasonals from Pyramid Brewing

Two beers from Pyramid Brewing arrived yesterday that I had not yet heard of: Triangulate Citrus Pale Ale, their spring seasonal, and Railroad Avenue Imperial Porter. This latter is the latest in their Brewer’s Reserve series. Very interesting in trying both of these.

BeersWidmer Brothers Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Widmer Brothers Brewing announced their spring beer lineup and their 2017 release schedule, which includes some new Hefe variants, a cider, and some re-releases. There’s a bit of an interesting evolution happening with Hefeweizen, prompted by the success(?) of Hefe Shandy and the upcoming release of the Hefe Hopfruit. Details … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes Brewery Mirror Pond Pale Ale

These three bottles arrived yesterday: Deschutes Brewery’s flagship Mirror Pond Pale Ale. I’m not sure of the occasion other than a branding/bottle label refresh. But this is a solid, classic American pale ale that I’m always happy to drink.

BreweriesSilver Moon Brewing new packaging and beer releases

Silver Moon Brewing in Bend, Oregon, has been quietly turning out some quality beers and expanding their footprint over the past several years, and in recent weeks this has included a refresh on the brand. In particular, their 22-ounce bottles are getting new labels, and Mango Daze Pale Ale is … Continue reading

BeersLatest print article: Sunriver Brewing’s beers

My latest article for the Bend Bulletin was published yesterday, and I wrote about Sunriver Brewing‘s two canned and award-winning beers, Fuzztail Hefeweizen and Rippin Northwest Ale. They cleaned up last year with these beers, six medals between the two of them, and they are excellent—go pick up a six pack … Continue reading

ReviewsTuesday Tastings: Boneyard Incredible Pulp, Dominator Doppelbock

For today’s Tuesday Tastings reviews I’m drawing from the Boneyard well—Bend, Oregon’s Boneyard Beer that is. Back in November I’d written a print article on their then-new year-round beer, Incredible Pulp Blood Orange Pale Ale, and while I included some tasting notes in the article, I thought it would be interesting to … Continue reading

ReviewsBeer of the Week: Bend Brewing Sno’d In Winter Ale

Consider the weather we’ve been hit with in Oregon these past couple of weeks—here in Bend, schools have been closed more in 2017 than they were in the past 20 years—what could be a more appropriate beer for this week than Bend Brewing Company‘s Sno’d In Winter Ale? Bend Brewing … Continue reading