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Advent Beer Calendar 2010: Day 10: Hopworks Abominable Winter Ale

Today’s beer pick comes from Portland blogger Jeff Alworth, author of the top-ranked Beervana blog. Jeff has selected a new winter favorite from Hopworks Urban Brewery. When we think of Christmas ales, our minds turn to the burnished, sweet, and alcoholic.  Liquid sugarplums.  In the winter, we need hearty comfort drink to accompany our roast beast. Hopworks didn’t get the memo.  Their winter ale is called Abominable, and it tears through the season with razor … Continue reading →

Hopworks Urban Brewery

Our Labor Day trip to Portland yielded a first-time visit to the iconic Hopworks Urban Brewery, fast becoming one of Portland’s premier microbreweries thanks to their solid beer, good food and emphasis on green, organic, sustainable lifestyles. No exaggeration—if anything, I’m understating; they have taken a thorough approach to this: HUB is Portland’s first Eco-Brewpub to offer all organic handcrafted beers, fresh local ingredients, and a sustainable building with a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Brewmaster … Continue reading →

CDA Week: HUB Secession Black IPA

Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland released their own interpretation of the Cascadian Dark Ale this year: Secession Black IPA. Like all of HUB’s beers, it’s brewed with all organic ingredients. It’s 6.5% alcohol by volume and I have to say, I really like the silkscreened label design they have for this bottle. With both the Douglas Fir silhouette (the same used in the Cascadia flag that I’m using for the logo on the right) and … Continue reading →