Tag Archives: Sierra Nevada Brewing

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 →

Tuesday Tastings: Space Fruit, Great Punkin, Ovila Abbey Quad

Seeing press releases for the Portland Fruit Beer Festival next month puts me in the mood to review some fruit beers for this week’s Tuesday Tastings. Coalition Brewing Space Fruit IPA Space Fruit is Portland, Oregon-based Coalition’s entry into the citrus-infused India Pale Ale trend. This year’s version is currently being bottled and I believe this will be showing up and making the rounds at the various festivals. I don’t have a specific description but Untappd … Continue reading →

7 beer labels you might confuse with Lagunitas IPA

News broke today that Lagunitas Brewing has filed a legal complaint against Sierra Nevada Brewing, the heart of which is a trademark violation notice. From the Beer Street Journal: While the SweetWater/Lagunitas situation is behind us, Lagunitas and Sierra Nevada now have a new legal issue to sort out. This one is over the labeling of Sierra Nevada’s forthcoming Hop Hunter IPA, as it relates to Lagunitas IPA. Here’s the breakdown: Lagunitas Brewing Company vs. … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2014: Day 23: Sierra Nevada Bigfoot

Today is the penultimate day for the Beer Advent Calendar, and it does double duty as well—it’s my birthday! As is my habit each year for my birthday I choose an Advent beer that’s more for “me” than strictly for the holidays, a special beer to enjoy that I think everyone else would too. With that in mind, I’ve picked one of my all-time favorite Barleywines for the day: Sierra Nevada Bigfoot. Sierra Nevada calls this … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2014: Day 5: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale

Today, December 5, is Repeal Day, the day we in the U.S. celebrate the Repeal of Prohibition: on December 5, 1933, Utah became the thirty-sixth and final state needed to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment which had enacted national Prohibition starting in 1920. It’s a day to celebrate, and I can’t think of a better beer to celebrate with than one of my all-time favorite holiday beers: Sierra Nevada Celebration … Continue reading →