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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 →