Archive for February, 2014

Barleywines, firkins, triple IPAs and much more: the Beer Here for the week of Feb. 28-Mar. 6

Lots of choices — all good — to make this weekend and a very special, Oregon/California collabo gets released on Monday with suitable fanfare…

Feds rule: no gluten-free label for beers made from barley & sold nationally

This ruling affects interstate commerce only and doesn’t change things for Omission, which is labeled gluten free in Oregon and "crafted to remove gluten" when sold elsewhere…

Stone releases Old Guardian Barleywine

Not that we jhave a shortage of great made-in-Oregon barleywines, but Stone’s Old Guardian is a favorite hereabouts…

02-27-14 Homebrew Toxicology Pt. 3

Toxicologist Paul joins us for the third part of our exploration of whether our ingredients, processes, or equipment are hazardous.

Barleywine fans get ready: Lucky Lab’s big beer fest happens Friday & Saturday

One of Portland’s favorite festivals, the upcoming Lucky Lab Barleywine/Big Beer Tastival features more than 50 beers, some of which have been cellared for five or more years…

Just one more Plinyphilia post: Allocation IIPA and the Mongers’ Pliny Ploy

More Beervanan reactions to fulminant Plinyphilia…

Belmont Station’s Pliny the Elder/Younger event sells out in 22 minutes

Impressive…that’s a bigger buzz beer than Abyss-O-Mania of years past…as that Stationers said to all those who didn’t score tix by 3:22 p.m. yesterday, they hear that the Horse Brass Pub will be pouring one or both Plinys on Thursday…I’ll…

Let the buzz begin: tix go on sale today for next week’s Pliny the Elder & Younger event at Belmont Station

When dealing with the buzziest of buzz beers — Russian River’s Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger — a few simple rules are necessary: here they are…

New Widmer IPA, great blues, black beers, tart fruit beers, Belgians, lagers and much more

A busy, busy weekend and week…just the way we like it.

Barrel aged porter, saffron cider releases

Two release parties tonight, and just blocks apart…