Entries from December 8th, 2011

Big Wood Kicks Off at Brouwer’s Today – Updated List

December 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events

Big Wood is here. One of Brouwer’s best annual festivals celebrates everything that is great about wood-aged beer. The festival kicks off today when the doors open at 11am. Get these while you can. List subject to change. Allagash Curieux $7.00 Alpine Imperial Porter in Bourbon Barrels Anacotes BBN Imperail Stout $6.00 Anderson Valley BBN […]

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Portland Holiday Ale Fest Weekend Part 1: The Fest

December 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Travels, Events, Oregon Breweries

While many of you were likely enjoying the offerings of our great Washington breweries at the Winter Beer Fest in Seattle, I took a long weekend trip down to Portland this past weekend to check out the Holiday Ale Festival for the first time, as well as to explore some new (to me) places and […]

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Big Time Old Wooly and Hale’s Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Released Today

December 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Two fantastic beers are being released today. Big Time Old Wooly is one of the best barleywines in the country, and the Hale’s Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy is one of the most impressive beers I’ve tasted all year long; it was a shining star of the wood-aged beer panel we held for the upcoming issue […]

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