Fort George Invites Boneyard and Block 15 for a 3-Way

3 Way 4 Pack

Fort George Brewery returns this year with two new partners for their 3-Way….IPA that is. Astoria’s Fort George invited Boneyard and Block 15 to join in on the fun, tongue in cheek collaboration for this go around. And this year’s 3-Way IPA got an early start as 4-packs are currently hitting store shelves. Read More…

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The Optimist IPA Now In Cans From Fort George Brewery

The Optimist 6 Pack

Out on Oregon’s North Coast in Astoria there are some new beers and packaging coming out of Fort George Brewery. Now hitting store shelves is Fort George’s new year-round IPA, The Optimist.

The Optimist is said to be a lively IPA with robust citrus flavor and an upbeat attitude. This alone would be great news but this new IPA will be packaged in enticing and very convenient 12-oz cans along with their very popular Quick Wit. This Belgian-style wheat beer joins The Optimist in making their debuts in eye-catching 12-ounce six-packs, a first for Fort George. Read More…

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Celebrate the Last Day of April in Portland With Craft Beer

Portland Oregon Old Town Sign

With the phenomenal weather we’re experiencing on this last day of April, there is no reason to stay at home with such an abundant amount of craft beer events taking place throughout Portland tonight. There are beer releases tonight at Saraveza, Cruzroom, Beer, Belmont Station, Green Dragon and Ringlers Pub. All of these establishments either have outdoor seating or large roll-up doors so you will not be separated from the delightful evening we’ll experience. Read More…

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Corvall-Us Beer, Cider and Mead Event at Beer

Corvall-Us Beer Event

The ambiguous Southeast Portland beer bar, Beer, is hosting Corvall-Us, an evening of beer, cider and mead from Corvallis and Albany on Wednesday, April 30th. Beginning at 5:00pm and ending at 11:00pm the breweries featured will include Block 15, Flat Tail, Mazama, Calapooia, Oregon Trail, and Deluxe. To mix things up a bit Beer will also feature 2 Towns Cider and Nectar Creek Honeywine. Read More…

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Block 15 Snozzberry and Sticky Hands Bottle Release

Snozzberry Bottles

On Saturday April 5th, Block 15 Restaurant and Brewery will be hosting another bottle release at their brewpub in downtown Corvallis. This month’s releases feature Snozzberry and a fresh batch of their ever popular Sticky Hands.

Bottles will be available upon the pub’s opening at 11:00am. There will be a 3 bottle limit per beer and both beers will be on draft so you can decide before purchasing a few bottles. Read More…

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

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Block 15 Celebrates 6 Years

Block 15 Glass Logo

Tomorrow, Saturday March 1st, Block 15 is celebrating six years of brewing and serving up tasty food for Corvallis! To mark this special occasion, the staff at Block 15 has put together food and beer specials highlighting the local bounty that influences and inspires them. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on February 28, 2014

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Brewpublic Presents the 5th Annual My Beery Valentine

Valentine Heart Candy

This Friday come celebrate Valentine’s Day at Saraveza Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern for Brewpublic’s 5th Annual My Beery Valentine. Bring your sweetheart in for Oregon brewed beers made with love and special treats from Saraveza’s own Sugar Pimp! The ten special Valentine’s Day themed beers will go on tap beginning at 3:00pm.

And if your wondering what delicious treats the Sugar Pimp is baking up, her treats include Sugar Cookie Conversation Hearts dipped in Royal Icing, Chocolate Stout Brownies & French Macarons. These treats will be available for take-out or in-house purchase beginning today, Wednesday, February 12th. Read More…

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Give Thanks: Rare Beer Tasting, Silent Auction & Benefit for Angelo De Ieso

Angelo De Ieso

On Sunday, November 24th, the Bad Habit Room is graciously hosting a benefit from 5:00 to 9:00pm for Brewpublic’s Angelo De Ieso to assist in his ongoing medical bills.

This will be an evening at the Bad Habit Room for the beer lover who wants to do some good. It will be an excellent opportunity to enjoy a beer with a friend, taste some of the rarest suds in town, buy an amazing beverage for your Thanksgiving meal or as a Christmas gift and spread some holiday cheer in honor of Portland’s good friend Angelo.  You don’t have to know him or even be a fan of this beer website, you just have to come with an open heart and the knowledge that you’ve helped a person in need.

It is going to be a night of good vibes, great beers and charitable contributions to one of Portland’s biggest beer advocates.  All that and we’ll have Angelo’s team of choice, the New England Patriots, playing on the big screen in a key match-up against the Denver Broncos, along with our hometown’s must win game for the Timbers. Read More…

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Block 15 November Releases

Block 15 proprietor Nick Arzner

With the changing of the month to November means a few bottle releases from Corvallis’ Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery. Today, November 1st, is the release of Sticky Hands in 750ml bottles with a 6 bottle limit. Then on November 16th they host a dual bottle release for Figgy Pudding and Framboise White. Figgy Pudding will be in 750ml bottles and Framboise White will be in 375ml bottles with a limit of 4 bottles each.

Also taking place on November 16th, Les Caves will be hosting a brunch for the bottle release for both Figgy Pudding and Framboise White. They are currently taking reservations and if you make a brunch reservation, you are guaranteed your allotment of bottles. Not a bad option, eat some great food and you get to walk away with some phenomenal beers.

More details below from Block 15….. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on November 1, 2013

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Eugene’s The Bier Stein presents Pumpkinpalooza – October 19 & 20

Pumpkinfest Poster

The Bier Stein will be dedicating the majority of its 30 taps to beers made with the most popular squash in America. The two-day event will feature a range of interpretations of the pumpkin beer style, from the classic amber hued, pie-spiced ale to pilsner, porter, and more. Pumpkin beer comes but once a year, and The Bier Stein’s previous pumpkin beer fests have been extremely well attended. This year’s fest will feature beers from about a dozen breweries. Elysian Brewing from Seattle, WA, arguably the most pumpkin-obsessed brewery, is bringing over a dozen different pumpkin beers, and a large, hollowed and charred pumpkin to fill with beer and tap on site! That will happen at 5pm on Saturday the 19th. Full beer list is below.

If pumpkins are your thing, you’ll want to get a taste of our auxiliary pumpkin menu, available all weekend. Pumpkin enchiladas, pumpkin soups, pumpkin salad, and pumpkin cheesecake are sure to pair well with a flight of pumpkin beers! Pumpkin-related clothing and/or costumery is encouraged to keep things festive. There will be a “guess the weight of the pumpkin” contest with prizes as well. The rarer selections will be tapped at 5pm Saturday in the Back Bar.

Elysian Brewing goes out of its way to use pumpkin and a veritable walk-in cabinet of spices in the most interesting ways possible. Mr. Yuck is a sour pumpkin ale with pumpkin in the mash, kettle, and fermentor (they use the “triple pumpkined” method in many brews). The Great Gherkin utilizes another member of the Cucurbit family – cucumber – and chai tea spices. Punkuccino adds a dose of cold-extract coffee… and then there’s the Calatrava Habanero Vanilla Epazote Pumpkin Ale, which needs no introduction. This event is part of Elysian’s Pumpkin Roadshow.

Pumpkinpalooza Pumpkinfest Poster will also include the debut of a beer brewed by The Bier Stein’s ‘Beer Baron’ Dave Stockhausen and beer steward Aaron Brussat at Agrarian Ales. Read More…

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