Entries from January 31st, 2009

Deschutes Knows Their Hops

January 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases, Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

First there was Deschutes Hop Trip a few months ago, and now that is quickly followed up by their Hop Henge Experimental IPA; these guys know their way around a hop field. As good as Hop Trip was, this year’s new “Experimental” Hop Henge IPA is absolutely sublime. The press release boasts that this year’s […]

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This Just In: Cascade Apricot Ale is Amazing

January 28th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

I’ve only tried the Cascade Apricot Ale once (thanks someone at that one tasting earlier this year…), but it was by far one of the most memorable sour fruit beers I have had sampled. The apricot flavor and aroma exploded from the glass, and the sweetness balanced the mild sourness resulting in a very drinkable […]

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News From Elysian

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

For those of you that don’t get the Elysian newsletter, there is a lot of exciting stuff going on: E-Foam, Elysian Brewing Company┬╣s Online Newsletter January 27, 2009 HAPPY NEW YEAR In the world of beer we have a lot to look forward to this year. We have just brewed the first Collabeeration beer with […]

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Russian River Consecration and Pliny the Younger Coming to WA Soon

January 27th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Beer Releases

Here is an update from the Russian River blog, including a few notes about the much anticipated releases of Consecration (new BA sour) and Pliny the Younger (bigger than the Elder): Yes, it has been a while since we blogged, but I promise it is worth the wait! Vinnie and I are building our staff […]

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Chuckanut Brewery Continues to Impress

January 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Washington Breweries

Since Will & Mari Kemper of Chuckanut Brewery started sending their beers to the Seattle market down from Bellingham a few months ago, I think I’ve probably had the pleasure of trying about five or six of them now. While I’ve enjoyed every one of them, I was pretty floored with how good their Rauch […]

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Notes – January 22, 2009

January 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Notes

A few quick notes: – First off, if you’re coming from the P-I welcome to the new blog. It will be the same old blog, but I also plan to keep an updated calendar of events and I’m going to try and put together my own brewery pages over time. It won’t be anything too […]

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