Entries Tagged as 'Sour'

Brouwer’s Big Wood Fest Continues This Weekend

December 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events

While many of the most-sought-after gems were gone way before the curtain closed last night on Brouwer’s 2010 Big Wood festival, there will be much still available today and throughout the rest of the weekend. As for what I tried yesterday, the Russian River Deviation was hands down my favorite. This Bottleworks 9th Anniversary sour […]

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Matthew Cannelora of Quinn’s Pairs Geuze With Seared Foie Gras

October 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food

This is part of a series of posts inviting local beer industry professionals to pair a beer with a dish, including a recipe so that readers can try the pairing at home. Name & Position: Matthew Cannelora – Bartender at Quinn’s Gastropub Dish: Seared Foie Gras with Persimmon on Brioche Toast Beer Pairing: Oud Beersel […]

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Cascade Brewing Barrel House Brings Sour Beer to the Spotlight in the Northwest

September 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Oregon Breweries

While sour beer has definitely grown in popularity in the United States over the past few years, it still remains an afterthought on most beer menus, at least on a regular basis. But, the new Cascade Brewing Barrel House is putting a focus on the sour stuff that I’m not sure has been seen anywhere else in […]

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Dick Cantwell of Elysian Brewing Discusses Sour Beer

March 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

While there are a few American breweries that focus on brewing sour beers as a significant part of their business, there are many more that focus on other styles and occasionally experiment with sour beers as time and space allow them to. Dick Cantwell, head brewer and co-founder of Elysian Brewing Company, has arguably been experimenting more than most. From […]

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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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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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Sour Thang! at Collins Pub Tonight Through Saturday

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Events

Thanks to Seth for getting into that Twitter thing, and thanks to Paul over at the Pickled Liver for writing all this up Featured on the The Collins pub’s Twitter status was a previously unannounced mention to Seth Howard’s love of Sour Beers and in recognition of that he is holding a mini festival. Feature below is […]

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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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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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