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

Received: Deschutes Fresh Hop Ales

Even though we’re at the tail end of fresh hop season, the bottles are flowing, and this week I received these from Deschutes Brewery: I’ve had both already this season (of course!) but it’s always nice to see them arrive in bottles. And now that the draft season of the … Continue reading

Received: Lagunitas Born Yesterday

A PR care package came from Lagunitas Brewing today, featuring their new Born Yesterday Fresh Hop Pale Ale: This is the beer first reported on during the Beer Bloggers Conference, with the ambitious goal of being on shelves within 24 hours of fresh hopping. Which left many (myself included) scratching their … Continue reading

Sisters Fresh Hop Fest, and some thoughts on fresh hop beers

I attended and thoroughly enjoyed this year’s Sisters Fresh Hop Festival this past Saturday, and while I don’t have a review with pictures per se (as the setting, layout, attendance, and so on was basically the same as in past years, and you can review some of my past reviews … Continue reading

The Sisters Fresh Hop Festival is bringing the hops

Update 9/25: The online list has been updated, specifying some unknowns and revealing some last-minute changes. I have updated the list below and the hop counts accordingly. As if you weren’t getting enough fresh hops-related posts from the site lately, it’s time to start talking up the Sisters Fresh Hop … Continue reading