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Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 13: Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve

Today’s Advent beer pick finds us in Oregon and one of the older and well-established craft breweries in the country, Rogue Ales. Rogue was founded in 1988 in Ashland and in the 90s moved to Newport on the Oregon Coast and today they have their own mini “beer empire” with multiple brewing and pub locations, a distillery, and even their own farm and barley farm. Accordingly today’s beer pick is Rogue’s Santa’s Private Reserve, a … Continue reading →

Weekend in review: Astoria and the North Coast

This past weekend was a visit to an Oregon town I haven’t been to in many years, though it’s one I love: Astoria. Originally we (the whole family) only had to be in Lake Oswego on Friday but since I had the day off we decided to make a long weekend out of it and hit the North Coast, and it turned into a tidy little beer trip alongside the family trip, a great overview … Continue reading →