NewsOregon Beer News, 11/28/2016

Oregon Beer News for Monday, November 28, 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!

BeersReceived: Pyramid Snow Cap

Arrived this past holiday week: Pyramid Brewing‘s annual classic winter warmer, Snow Cap: This year is Snow Cap’s 30th anniversary—quite a milestone for any beer!—and in addition to classic Snow Cap, the brewery is releasing Super Snow Cap (8.7% abv) and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Snow Cap (10%). Unfortunately while I did … Continue reading

BreweriesGriess Family Brews is closing today

Sad news, I just came across the news that today (Saturday, November 26) is the last day for Griess Family Brews in Grants Pass, Oregon. They had originally posted the news on Facebook back on November 2, which I’m re-posting here: UPDATE FROM DAVE GRIESS: The journey is almost over; … Continue reading

BloggingHappy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope this day finds you well, safe, and warm, and I hope you have some great beers on hand to enjoy throughout the day. My latest print article is also out this day: Beers to be thankful for. Thanksgiving meal and beer pairing ideas, suggestions … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/23/2016

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, November 23, 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!

ReviewsTuesday Tastings: Savîle Premium Rumtini

Time for another Tuesday Tastings, but this time instead of beer I’m reviewing Savîle Premium Rumtini. This was the cocktail drink I received that is essentially a pre-mixed tropical/citrus rum cocktail. It’s 14% alcohol by volume, and here’s the backstory: A deep, dark India rum infused with rich citrus flavors, Savîle … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/22/2016

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, November 22, 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!

EventsReview: The Holiday Wine Fest, Seattle

Last weekend we visited Seattle to attend the inaugural Holiday Wine Fest, which took place November 12-13. It was located at Seattle Center, in the Exhibition Hall, and was split into three sessions over the two days. The cost was around $40 per session, but we were offered a media … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 11/21/2016

Oregon Beer News for Monday, November 21, 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!

EventsBooks & Beer event at NWIPA – come meet me and others!

On Sunday, December 4, Portland’s N.W.I.P.A. is hosting a holiday Books & Beer event featuring a number of Oregon beer authors, myself included! This will be a fun holiday shopping event from 2 to 5pm where you can come meet the authors, buy signed books, and drink beer of course! … Continue reading