Oregon Beer News, 02/04/2015

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, February 4, 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, 02/02/2015

Oregon Beer News for Monday, February 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, 01/14/2015

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, January 14, 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, 01/06/2015

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, January 6, 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, 01/05/2015

Happy (hoppy) New Year! I’m taking another crack at starting up the daily Oregon Beer News posts, since I’m not (currently) writing a book. However other projects may yet intercede, so we’ll see how it goes! Here’s the news for Monday, January 5. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 2: Full Sail Wassail

One of the long-lasting Yuletide traditions hearkening back to England is the practice of wassailing, more modernly known as caroling: going door-to-door singing Christmas carols and the hopes of receiving figgy pudding and “good cheer” which actually meant wassail, which (of course!) refers to the hot, mulled punch that is … Continue reading

Full Sail at Riverplace (patio party)

Back at the end of July during the Oregon Brewfest weekend we visited Full Sail’s Riverplace brewery as I had been invited to join them for their annual patio party (which in past years was known as the “smokeout” because cigars were the norm before the Oregon laws changed to … Continue reading

Bump in the Night

Bump in the Night is Full Sail Brewing‘s foray into the Cascadian Dark Ale style—also colloquially known as the “Black IPA” or “American Black Ale”—a new addition to their Brewmaster Reserve lineup for 2011. Their site describes it as: New for 2011, this beer is brewed in the Cascadian Dark … Continue reading

Barleywine Week: Old Boardhead Barleywine (2010 Reserve)

In the pantheon of Pacific Northwest Barleywines, I consider Full Sail Brewing‘s Old Boardhead to be near the top of the class. First brewed in 1990, the 2010 Reserve edition celebrates its 20th release with a new label (previous labels were distinctive though plain) and two decades of perfecting the … Continue reading

Press Release: Full Sail Lupulin Fresh Hop Ale

Every August brings in a new hop harvest and every year you can find Full Sail brewers travelling to the fields to gather all the hops they can carry to brew their annual celebration of hops- Lupulin Fresh Hop Ale. This year Full Sail focused on two classic Northwest hops, … Continue reading