BridgePort Trilogy 1

The first in BridgePort Brewing’s Trilogy series coming out this year (to commemorate their 30th anniversary) is a pale ale: their Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale. In this day and age leading a specialty series with a pale is a bold move—any more people are expecting exotic ingredients, unusual fermentation, specialty … Continue reading

Received: BridgePort Trilogy #1

Two bottles of the first in BridgePort Brewing‘s new Trilogy series, commemorating their 30th anniversary this year, arrived for me this past weekend: This first beer is a Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale, 5.2% abv, and the brewery says about it: This dry-hopped pale showcasing crystal hops is beer #1 in … Continue reading

BridgePort is turning 30, releasing a Trilogy of beers

Portland-based BridgePort Brewing, one of Oregon’s oldest (and in my opinion most influential) craft breweries, is turning 30(!) in 2014, and to celebrate they are releasing a “Trilogy Series” of three limited-edition beers that will be released throughout the year, starting in January. The idea behind these beers, according to the … Continue reading

Highland Ambush

Highland Ambush is a Scotch Ale in BridgePort Brewing‘s “Big Brews” series, and one with a bit of a history: BridgePort first brewed it back in the 1980s as an homage to then-pub manager Stuart Ramsay. BridgePort resurrected the beer December of last year, and added the twist of partially … Continue reading

Raven Mad Imperial Porter

Back in March I found BridgePort Brewing‘s Raven Mad at Whole Foods for a really good price, so you know I had to pick one up. You remember Raven Mad—it’s their Imperial Porter, part of their “Big Brews” series in the 22-ounce bottles, and it’s the one with the 3-D … Continue reading