Weekend in review: Camping at the coast

This past weekend was a long one spent camping over in Newport on the Oregon Coast with the family—and normally “camping” means canned macro lagers (PBR and Copper Bell Light Beer that I found on sale at Whole Foods) but I also make sure to throw in a few canned … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2009: Day 11: Santa’s Private Reserve

Today’s beer pick is an Oregon beer—you know I had to include at least one—from one of Oregon’s “Old Guard” breweries: Rogue’s Santa’s Private Reserve. This is a Northwest Red ale, 6% alcohol, that Rogue describes thusly: Rogue’s annual holiday offering, Santa’s Private Reserve, is a variation of the classic … Continue reading