Tag Archives: Pelican Brewery

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 23: Mother of All Storms

Today is my birthday! And as is traditional with the Brew Site Beer Advent Calendar, today’s beer is entirely a vanity pick: it may not be a Christmas beer per se (or at all), but it’s one I pick “for myself” and it’s always something special. For this year, since I have a soft spot for barleywines, and for Oregon breweries (who would have guessed?), I’ve picked Pelican Pub & Brewery‘s Mother of All Storms: … Continue reading →

The Session #51: Beer and Cheese Pairing (Part 2)

For this month’s Session Jay Brooks tasked us to pair beer and cheese, and selected three cheeses (a cheddar, a blue, and a chèvre) to pair with beers and write about. I’m breaking my Session notes into three parts, covering a beer and cheese pairing each, and the first pairing I wrote about was Fort George Brewing’s Vortex IPA with Tillamook Vintage White Cheddar. Besides the cheese suggestions, Jay also posted notes suggesting what styles … Continue reading →

Additional Oregon beer events (May); Pelican’s 15th

Following up on my last post; The New School has some additional May beer events, most of which are in Portland, but I’m surprised I missed this one entirely: Pelican Pub & Brewery is celebrating their 15th anniversary this Saturday: Everyone is invited to attend the Pelican’s 15th Anniversary Party May 7th. Doors will open at 5:30pm, with events starting at 6pm.There will be appetizers, live music by Matthew Price, fire dancers performing from 9pm … Continue reading →

Summer Beer Week: Surfer’s Summer Ale

When we visited the Pelican Pub & Brewery back during Memorial Day, I picked up a couple of bottles to bring home: the 2010 Saison du Pelican, and (thinking ahead to this week, actually) the Surfer’s Summer Ale. Here’s their description: The Summer Ales of England inspire our well-loved seasonal beer, Surfer’s Summer Ale. With a brilliant gold color, and a fruity, floral, and herbal aroma from Glacier hops, Surfer’s Summer Ale is a refreshing, … Continue reading →

Hop Press: Beer in Pacific City

My Hop Press article today is titled, “Good beer in unlikely places: Pacific City, Oregon” and reviews a bit of our Memorial Day trip to the Oregon Coast last weekend: specifically, a visit to the Pelican Pub & Brewery. Long-time readers will remember that I’ve reviewed the Pelican before—way back in 2006—and I’m happy to report that it’s just as good as ever. But lest you think that the Pelican is the only place to … Continue reading →