Here is the news in Oregon beer for this penultimate day in November, Tuesday the 29th. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often for the latest news. If you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that updated as well.
Lompoc Brewing (Portland) has their Holiday BEER Extravaganza taking place today at the Sidebar from 4 to 10pm, featuring the release of seven(!) holiday beers: Blitzen, Jolly Bock, 8 Malty Nights (Portland’s first Hanukkah seasonal), C-Sons Greetings, 2013 Old Tavern Rat, Cherry Christmas, and Brewdolph’s Revenge. Always an impressive lineup! The beers will go on tap at Lompoc’s other locations on the 30th (Wednesday).
Wayfinder Beer (Portland): They have a Collabo-beer release party today from 4:30 to 6:30pm, featuring three collaboration beers they brewed with Zoiglhaus and Gigantic: “Come on down to Wayfinder for a taste of three newly-tapped golden brews and a chance to hang out with the dudes that made them. Brewers Kevin Davey (Wayfinder), Van Havig & Ben Love (Gigantic) and Alan Taylor (Zoiglhaus) will be talking beer, telling lies and holding court as per usual.”
Cascade Brewing (Portland): Their Tap It Tuesday at the Barrel House at 6pm tonight is featuring ‘Tis the Season Ale: “a blend of sour wheat, blond and quad ales aged in wine and bourbon barrels for up to 20 months with fresh orange zest. This seasonal warmer offers rich flavors of caramel malts and bourbon oak with hints of citrus and coriander spice. 8.8% ABV.”
Bailey’s Taproom (Portland): Their week-long Dark Days celebration of barrel-aged stouts continues today, with three version of Fremont Brewing’s Dark Star on tap at The Upper Lip: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout, Coffee Edition, and Spice Wars.
Three Creeks Brewing (Sisters): Their Gear and Beer parties with Hoodoo Ski Resort continues today with a night at Beer 30 in Corvallis. “We are so excited to welcome back Three Creeks Brewing and Hoodoo Ski Resort for a promo party with giveaways, lift tickets and trinkets. It was so much fun and SRO on their last visit. Hoping you will all plan to join us!” They will have Hoodoo Voodoo IPA, Crowdpleaser IPA, Frontier Justice Coffee Stout, Rudolph’s Imperial Red, and FivePine Chocolate Porter on tap, and it all takes place from 6 to 8pm.