Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, December 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!
Today is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year, and to commemorate the first day of winter I thought I’d select a dark beer that just seemed appropriate for the Advent calendar: Funky Buddha Brewery‘s Last Snow Porter. Perhaps a brewery from Florida isn’t the first thing that … Continue reading
For the month of December I understandably have Christmas beers and Advent calendars on my mind. One of the things I thought would be neat to do in conjunction with the annual Advent calendar would be to also have individual state versions; that is, select 24 holiday or winter beers … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, December 20, 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!
Today’s Advent beer pick indulges in another bit of whimsy, featuring one of the irreverent and punnily-named beers from England’s Ridgeway Brewery, which features a holiday lineup of a number of notable ales imported by Shelton Brothers of Maine. Santa’s Butt is a Winter Porter featuring a rotund St. Nick … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Monday, December 19, 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!
There were more dances, and there were forfeits, and more dances, and there was cake, and there was negus, and there was a great piece of Cold Roast, and there was a great piece of Cold Boiled, and there were mince-pies, and plenty of beer. On this day in 1843, Charles Dickens’ A … Continue reading
Arrived this weekend, the 2016/2017 edition of Deschutes Brewery’s Red Chair NWPA: Red Chair is out now, filling the void left by Jubelale which has apparently sold out already (or nearly so). Red Chair is a perennial fan favorite after all. I imagine I will have some notes as I … Continue reading
Today’s Advent beer pick comes from Puyallup in the Seattle-Tacoma area of the state of Washington, Puyallup River Brewing Company and their Imperial Christmas Cream Ale. Cream Ale is not something you normally associate with either “imperial” or Christmas, but Puyallup River has taken their standard Cream Ale and amped it … Continue reading
For the first time ever on the Beer Advent Calendar I am selecting a cider! Corvallis, Oregon-based 2 Towns Ciderhouse has been crafting their Nice & Naughty Spiced Imperial Hard Apple Cider for the holidays for several years now. This is a 10.5% alcohol by volume cider that is made with fresh-pressed … Continue reading