Entries Tagged as 'Oregon Breweries'

Grab A Beer: BridgePort Trilogy 1

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

BridgePort Trilogy 1 Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale Alcohol by Volume: 5.2% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: In honor of BridgePort’s 30th anniversary, the Portland brewery is a releasing a trio of limited edition beers called the Trilogy Series. First up is this pale ale featuring Crystal hops, […]

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Grab A Beer: Widmer Upheaval IPA

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Widmer Upheaval IPA Alcohol by Volume: 7.0% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: “It’s a new dawn for the Northwest IPA,” Widmer Brothers proclaims in the press insert that accompanied the box of beer that arrived on my doorstep. Despite the heady aroma of the pungent dried hops […]

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Breakside Brewing Enters Puget Sound Market With 4 Events This Week

January 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

Whenever the argument of “Best Beer Cities in the US” comes up, a big part of my case for Seattle is that on top of our great local Washington beer we get sent much of the best that Oregon has to offer (Cascade, HoTD, Deschutes, Boneyard, Crux, Upright, Double Mountain, Fort George, pFriem, Oakshire, Pelican…I […]

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Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA Goes Year-Round; Mirror Mirror, Cinder Cone Red Return for 2014

January 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

Lots of great news from Deschutes Brewery in the press release below. The addition of Fresh Squeezed IPA into year-round 6-packs makes me a happy man, as does the return of Mirror Mirror (first release since 2009) and Cinder Cone Red (back in 22oz bottles year-round starting in March). Keep reading for more info. January […]

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2013 Launch of Deschutes The Abyss Coming Soon

November 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

One of my favorite specialty releases of the year is approaching. Deschutes Brewery will release The Abyss at their pubs in Bend & Portland this Thursday, November 14, and distribution to other markets, including Seattle, will follow the week of November 18. If you have not previously tried this big, bad, barrel-aged imperial stout, you […]

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Grab A Beer: Full Sail “26″ Cascade Pilsner

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Full Sail “26″ Cascade Pilsner Alcohol by Volume: 6.0 Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: I definitely enjoy German or Czech style pilsners with assertive hop profiles. I’m also a big fan of NW IPAs that feature the amazing local hops that we get in WA and OR. […]

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Laurelwood Brewing Takes Top Spot at 3rd Annual Fresh Hop Throwdown

October 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The 2013 Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir is in the books, and Laurelwood Brewing took top honors from the judges with their Fresh Hop Workhorse IPA. 18 fresh hop beers (and one cider) from WA and OR were featured at the event. There was a blind  judging of all the beers earlier in the […]

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2013 Fresh Hop Season in Full Swing – My Rundown

October 9th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

This time of year is all about the fresh hops. With so many different fresh hop beer releases here in the NW, it can be hard to keep track of what I’ve had & liked. So, I am going to take a page from Bill Night over at “It’s Pub Night” and keep a running […]

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Lineup Coming Together for Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir on October 12

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

First thing first, in case you didn’t realize it, the date for the 2013 Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble fir is set for October 12. The original date was on October 5, but we moved it to not coincide with the Yakima Fresh Hop Fest, as well as the Elysian Pumpkin Beer Fest. The […]

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Save the Date: Fresh Hop Throwdown Returns to The Noble Fir on October 5

August 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

If you are a fan of fresh hop beers and live in Seattle, you won’t want to miss the 3rd Annual Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir in Ballard on Saturday, October 5. There are always a lot of fresh hop beers floating around during September and October, and some of us do everything we […]

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