Tag Archives: Oregon

Deschutes Black Butte XXI

Deschutes Black Butte XXI is a new take on the old Black Butte Porter.  Thick and viscous, this brew has both chocolate nibs and coffee beans (dry hop) in it, giving it a solid hit of each.  Chocolate in the nose, coffee in the … Continue reading

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Full Sail Doppelbock

From the small town of Hood River, Oregon (pop 6700) comes Full Sail Brewing Company.  These folks have a good thing going and so far have done so/so on the blog… but not for lack of trying and I garauntee … Continue reading

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Roots Woody Organic IPA

I really rather enjoyed a bottle of Roots Organic Brewing‘s Island Red that I tried a way back in the year, so it was with some anticipation that I cracked open a bottle of this Organic IPA one chilly evening, ready … Continue reading

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Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws

From the Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland comes this rollocking bottle of fun, full of the 2007 vintage Doggie Claws barley wine style ale (try saying that after you’ve have a few). Let’s not beat around the … Continue reading

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Roots Island Red

Fresh out of Portland Oregon, Roots Organic Brewing are a new name on my tasting list, and purveyors of a interesting line in completely organic beers. Based on their name, that’s coming as no surprise, right?  Anyway – first up … Continue reading

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BridgePort Stumptown Tart

Kept the wife up a bit to sit with me while I tasted tonight’s brew.  Can’t say either of us enjoyed the experience, though, which is unfortunate.  On the docket was a really cool looking bottle from “Oregon’s Oldest Craft Brewery” … Continue reading

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FireStation5 Fire Hydrant Hefeweisen

I’m back… a long drive and some slightly difficult kids later and we arived back in WA today at about 2:00 pm.  We had a pretty good stay at the Best Western in La Grande, OR.  Nice rooms, nice pool, … Continue reading

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