ReviewsKona Big Wave/Elderfire Golden Ale (beer cocktail)

It seems befitting of a New Year’s day post to review a beer cocktail: in this case, the Elderfire Golden Ale mixed up from the package Kona Brewing sent me a few weeks ago, containing Kona’s Big Wave Golden Ale, Bombay Sapphire Gin, and St. Germain liqueur. I thought this … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Kona Big Wave (beer and cocktail)

I received a package from Kona Brewing on Friday containing quite a nice arrangement—dovetailing perfectly with my Session post on “beer hype” that it nearly became the subject—and an unexpected one: the first time I believe I’ve received a PR package acknowledging and centering around a beer cocktail. Here’s the … Continue reading

EventsBrewing Up Cocktails, winter edition

I forgot to include this on the Oregon beer news post this week: if you’re in the Portland area tonight, check out The Hop and Vine for a special winter and holiday-themed edition of Brewing Up Cocktails, the latest in the “series of events explores the interplay of craft beer … Continue reading