Tag Archives: Anderson Valley Brewing

Tuesday Tastings: Gosepalooza!

If the title of this week’s Tuesday Tastings post isn’t entirely clear, I’m focusing entirely on Gose beers this week. They are a great hot weather beer, light and tart and refreshing. (Incidentally, I want to use “Gosepalooza” as the name of an all-Gose beer fest…) Anderson Valley Brewing The Kimmie, The Yink, & The Holy Gose Anderson Valley released the first Gose that I’ve seen in a can, available during the summer months as … Continue reading →

Tuesday Tastings: Hoodoo Voodoo IPA, Pinchy Jeek Barl, Pre-Flight Pilsner

This week’s edition of Tuesday Tastings features a beer from each of the contiguous 48 states that border the Pacific Ocean. (And yes, had I planned ahead better, I would have made this a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Alas.) Three Creeks Brewing Hoodoo Voodoo IPA Of course I’ve had Sisters, Oregon-based Three Creeks’ IPA more than a few times—but this was the first one I had that came in a can. Indeed, Three Creeks is … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 21: Anderson Valley Winter Solstice

Today is the Winter Solstice, the longest night/shortest day of the year (here in the Northern Hemisphere) and the first official day of winter. Accordingly today’s Advent beer pick is a classic and tasty Winter Warmer that appeared way back in 2005 for the first year of the Beer Advent Calendar: Anderson Valley Winter Solstice. This is a rich, malty beer at 6.9% alcohol by volume that is the perfect accompaniment to today’s Midwinter celebration. … Continue reading →

Cream Ale Week: Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema

It would be hard to talk about Cream Ales on the West Coast and not mention Anderson Valley’s Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema. It’s a Cream Ale that actually achieves a creamy flavor (and aroma)—though it’s through the addition of a mystery spice. So it’s sort of a hybrid of a hybrid style… No matter—this is still one very tasty beer that I find enjoyable to drink. It’s 5.6% alcohol by volume and only 4 IBUs … Continue reading →