Here we are, just over a month into summer and at the market, I am greeted by a floor display of Okto. With the seasonal brews being rotated off the shelves, I figured I should post my summer beer roundup before they all disappear.
Starting on a positive note, none of the seasonal beers I’ve [...]
I’d like to open my Oregon Brewers Festival report by saying that I can’t think of a better hobby than writing about craft beer. In the last year, I’ve had the opportunity to travel, try fantastic beers from all over the world, join a community of like-minded individuals and meet, converse and correspond with [...]
This coming Thursday marks the start of the 23rd Annual Oregon Brewers Festival at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Hmm…a very capitalized sentence (58% – Statistics Editor). Anyway, the OBF is the state’s premiere brewfest, which is saying a lot considering the quality of festivals we Oregonians enjoy throughout the year. Here is the [...]
When I started brewing my Sour Mash Belgian Pale last month, I was shooting for something close to Russian River’s Redemption, but with a more pronounced sourness. While my brew ended up tasting nothing like Redemption, its story is a dictionary example of the term.
Cloud 9 in Corvallis is hosting another beer dinner. This time the menu is vegetarian and Ninkasi is providing the brews.
I also want mention that the area outside Ninkasi’s tasting room, is really taking shape. Here is a picture of the “patio”, lifted from the brewery’s Facebook page.
I hope this [...]