BeersFresh Hops Watch 2017

It’s been awhile since I’ve attempted to keep track of the fresh hops beers that are coming out, especially with so many breweries in Oregon these days brewing fresh hop beers. Keeping up to date on the Central Oregon is a bit more manageable, so keep watching this post as … Continue reading

BeersAnd just like that, it’s fresh hop season

Despite the wildfires smoking Oregon out right now, fresh hop season is upon us once again! This really hit home for me in the past week, in part because I got to travel over to Goschie Farms to pick up fresh hops for a Deschutes Brewery project, but also because … Continue reading

Beer IndustryHop trippin’

Sorry for no news post today; I had the opportunity to ride over with someone from Deschutes Brewery to Goschie Farms to pick up 50 pounds of fresh hops for a specialty beer being released in a bit over a month. That necessitated leaving at 7am for the two-and-a-half hour … Continue reading

Tuesday Tastings: Harvest Season

For this week’s Tuesday Tastings I’m going very seasonal, with a selection of harvest beers appropriate for the autumn. Gilgamesh Brewing Fresh Prince of Ales Gilgamesh Brewing out of Salem, Oregon, brews a number of unusual ales (including Mamba—not hopped but steeped instead with black tea, which is not my … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 10/09/2015

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 9, 2015. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Oregon Beer News, 10/02/2015

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 2, 2015. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Oregon Beer News, 09/28/2015

Oregon Beer News for Monday, September 28, 2015. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Oregon Beer News, 09/22/2015

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, September 22, 2015. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Reviews: A trio of Washington fresh hop beers

Nope, I am not done talking about fresh hop beers yet! (Just wait until I start in on the pumpkin beers…) Technically yes, the season is over, though there are the bottled versions on the shelves now (especially considering Lagunitas’ Born Yesterday was just released five days ago) so if you … Continue reading