The SessionThe Session #122: Views on Imported Beer

Talk about synchronicity — this month’s edition of The Session lands on National Beer Day! For those of us here in the United States, April 7 is the day that the Cullen–Harrison Act went into effect, effectively ending U.S. Prohibition ahead of the ratification of the 21st Amendment. It’s a great day … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: 2 Towns Afton Field Cider

These bottles arrived from 2 Towns Ciderhouse just prior to the weekend: Their new American Farmhouse Cider, Afton Field, the 2014 vintage in their Traditions Line of ciders. In the press release they wrote: Inspired by farmhouse ciders of the pioneer West, Afton Field is a testament to the tenacity … Continue reading

ReviewsCider Saturday: Sonoma Cider The Jax

I had heard of beer inspired by breakfast cereal—perhaps more accurately, brewed with breakfast cereal—but similarly inspired cider was a new one to me. Such was The Jax Breakfast Cereal, a limited-run cider from Sonoma Cider, released in early December. As you might surmise from the name, The Jax was inspired by … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/31/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, March 31, 2017, and the weekend. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

EventsThe inaugural Portland Farmhouse Weekend starts today

This April Fools’ weekend in Portland sees the first-ever Portland Farmhouse Weekend, anchored by the annual Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival which kicks off today, Friday the 31st, at Saraveza. This festival is in its fifth year, and the beer weekend additionally coordinates a number of farmhouse ale themed events around … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/30/2017

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, March 30, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Marketing/PRReceived: Worthy Brewing Stoker Red Ale

Worthy Brewing‘s latest arrived for me over the weekend, their newly canned Stoker Red Ale—the latest addition to their flagship lineup. Here’s a blurb from the press release which issued last week: Several months ago, Worthy made the hard decision to discontinue their Eruption Imperial Red. Brewmaster Dustin Kellner took … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/29/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, March 29, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!