Firestone Walker Set To Release Oaktoberfest In Bottles

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Paso Robles, CA: It’s time to dust off your stein and get a jump on German tradition as Firestone Walker Brewing Company is set to release Oaktoberfest in bottles, marking the first-ever packaged release of this “Paso Märzen Bier.” Read More…

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The Commons Brewery Releases 2014 Biere Royale in Bottles

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Portland, OR – The Commons Brewery will be releasing their next seasonal on Monday, July 14th at Belmont Station during their annual Puckerfest, a celebration of sour, wild and funky beers.

Biere Royale, modeled after the french cocktail Kir Royale, is a sour ale with black currants. First brewed as a popular draft-only beer for the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, the bottled version has a bright acidity from a house-grown Lactobacillus culture originally harvested from yogurt. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on July 14, 2014

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Last Call for Firestone Walker Double DBA

Firestone Walker Double DBA

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Paso Robles, CA: The third and final bottled release of Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s barrel-aged Double DBA begins on July 12, setting the stage for an as-yet-unchosen replacement next year.

“The 2014 Double DBA is a big and complex beer that still offers the balance and drinkability that are the hallmarks of DBA,” said Brewmaster Matt Brynildson. “This vintage is outstanding, so Double DBA is leaving us on a high note.” Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on July 3, 2014

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Corvallis Craft Beer Picnic to Celebrate Oregon Craft Beer Month

Corvallis Craft Beer Picnic

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Brewers from the Corvallis and Albany area will gather on Saturday, July 26th from 12-9pm for a community picnic hosted by Cornelius Orchard & Farm and organized by Corvallis Craft Beer Association. Picnic festivities include beverages from Corvallis area breweries, local food vendors, live music, lawn games, sunshine & great company!  It’s a fun way to celebrate local breweries’ commitment to their communities. Read More…

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21st Amendment Brewery Releases Hop Crisis Imperial IPA

21st Amendment Hop Crisis
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 2014) – Crisis. What Crisis? This July, 21st Amendment Brewery co-founders Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan are breaking out of Alcatraz – again – for the newest release of their Hop Crisis Imperial IPA. A few years ago, when hop prices shot through the roof and many brewers were forced to skimp on hops, the folks at 21st Amendment decided there was only one thing to do. Read More…

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Full Sail Brewing Releases Brewer’s Share Beer “Farias Clara” for Oregon Craft Beer Month

FSBC Farias Clara Helles Bottle
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Hood River, Oregon – July is Oregon Craft Beer Month and to celebrate Full Sail Brewing will release Brewer’s Share “Farias Clara Helles Lager” crafted by Brewer Francisco Farias Martinez.  The beer is available on draft and in 22 oz bottles through September. Read More…

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Portland International Cider Cup Results Released

Portland International Cider Cup

Portland, OR – June 30, 2014 – The second annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC), sponsored by Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider, announced the winner of the cup and medalists. Held on June 22, 2014, the day was huge success with 53 entries among 16 cider producers.

The Cup went to newcomer Apple Bandit for their Apple Bandit Original, which achieved a gold medal in the Common Sweet Cider category. The runner-up was Read More…

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Zymurgy Magazine’s Best Commercial Beers In America

Pliny the Elder

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Boulder, CO – The American Homebrewers Association’s (AHA) members like their beers bitter and voted Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder the “Best Commercial Beer in America” for the sixth year running. The poll is conducted annually by Zymurgy magazine—the journal of the AHA. Read More…

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Brannon’s Pub and Brewery To Open In Beaverton

Brannons Pub & Brewery

Finally the underserved craft beer area of Beaverton, Oregon will see their first brewpub later this year. Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is currently renovating a 10,000 square foot building that will house their pub and brewery adjacent to the Beaverton Round. The once financially doomed Beaverton Round has been seeing some recent development and Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is expected to assist in continuing this trend.

Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is founded by Oregon native Kevin Brannon, one that has a history in the beginnings of the craft beer movement here in the United States. Read More…

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Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA in 12 Ounce 4 Packs

Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 12 ounce

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Paso Robles, CA: The world of Wookey Jack is about to get woolier with the release of Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s acclaimed black rye IPA in a new 12-ounce four-pack format.

“The original 22-ounce Wookey Jack can be challenging for one person to take down, but at least you can see it coming,” said Brewmaster Matt Brynildson. “In contrast, the 12-ounce Wookey Jacks are easier to handle by themselves, but they are more likely to gang up on you.” Read More…

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