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The Session #105: Double Feature

It’s the first Friday of the month once again so that means I’m drinking and writing for another round of The Session! You know the drill: collaborative beer blogging, we write on a common theme suggested by this month’s host, who will then roundup all the entries so we can see what everyone else wrote (and thought). And for this month, our host is Mark at Kaedrin Beer Blog, who has suggested Double Feature: For … Continue reading →

Today is Session Beer Day!

Today in addition to being National Beer Day celebrating the end of Prohibition on April 7, 1933, it is also Session Beer Day: the official-yet-informal day for celebrating Session Beer founded by Lew Bryson. I can’t really describe it better than this: April 7th, 1933 was the day Prohibition ended for beer drinkers, and America celebrated happily with oceans of beer…all of it 4% and less. AND THEY LOVED IT! That’s a perfect day to … Continue reading →

Deschutes River Ale

The other day Deschutes Brewery held their official release celebrations for their newest year-round addition to their core beer lineup, Deschutes River Ale. I wasn’t able to attend, so to commemorate the occasion I finished up the bottles that Deschutes sent to me previously and have this write-up by way of proxy. Yes, I said “finished up the bottles” plural: unlike many high-gravity, high-octane beer releases that make the news of late, Deschutes River Ale … Continue reading →