Entries Tagged as 'Cascade'

Portland Beer Trippin’ Part 1: Cheese Bar, Roscoe’s and More

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Bar Reviews, Beer & Food, Beer Travels

It was just a couple short months ago that I was last in Portland checking out spots such as Migration, Coalition, and Burnside. But, I’m pretty sure you can’t make too many trips to Portland to drink beer, so a couple weekends ago it was back on the train and down to PDX for another […]

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Portland Beer Trippin’ – Eastside Exploration Part 2

May 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Bar Reviews, Beer & Food, Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

After visits to Deschutes, Bailey’s, Pine State Biscuits, Coalition Brewing, and Migration Brewing (read all about it in Part 1), Jeanne and I were off to a great start in what ended up being another impressive Portland exploration trip a couple of weekends ago. We were enjoying the sun and beers so much at Migration […]

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Presidents Day Weekend Road Trip Part Three: Cascade Brewing & Raccoon Lodge

March 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

Better late than never, right? I posted the first two parts from our Presidents Day Weekend Road Trip during the week right after the trip, but here I am just now getting around to talking about what was the highlight: our stop on the way home from Bend at Cascade Brewing and Raccoon Lodge in Portland […]

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2010 – The Beer Ahead

January 9th, 2010 · 5 Comments · General Beer News, Notes

Looking at the past few years, I think it is safe to be excited for 2010. The past several years have all gotten consecutively more interesting when it comes to the world of craft beer, and there is no reason to expect anything different in 2010. Following are a few guesses at what we might […]

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Video: Blending Bottlework’s 11th Anniversary Ale at Big Sky Brewing

November 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases

Big thanks to Grizzly Growler, a nice-looking Montana-focused beer blog, for recording this great footage and putting it up on You Tube. Looks like the site does much more than just Montana beer, and it is definitely worth a spot in your news reader or bookmarks list. There is great information on the upcoming Bottlework’s 11th […]

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5 Questions From a Lazy Beer Writer With Ron Gansberg of Cascade Brewing

September 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries

Cascade Brewing, located in Portland, OR, has been getting attention from around the country for their outstanding sour beers over the past couple of years, but after winning both the Gold and Silver medals in the Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer category (Bourbonic Plague = Gold, Vlad the Imp Aler = Silver) they are […]

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Now That Was One Hell of a Seattle Beer Week

May 20th, 2009 · 6 Comments · California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Like many other beer drinkers in this town, I’m taking a little time off from major beer events after the conclusion of Seattle Beer Week. Things started with a bang at Pike on Thursday, May 7 and they didn’t let up until this past weekend with closing ceremonies at the Taphouse and an end of […]

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Portland Paradise – Part 3

February 10th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of my Portland trip if you haven’t seen them. After checking out of the hotel on Sunday, we headed over to Whole Foods to stock up on some of the gems you can get in Portland that don’t make it up to Seattle. I was most excited to […]

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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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