Lompoc Brewing Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale Release & Night of the Living Red

Lompoc Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale

Over the next two weeks Lompoc Brewing will be hosting a special bottle release for Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale on March 9 and will usher in the return on Night of the Living Red an evening of red ales on March 16. Both events will take place at Sidebar, just around the corner from the Fifth Quadrant Brewpub on North Williams.

The bottle release for Lompoc’s Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale will take place on Wednesday, March 9 from 4:00pm until close. Sidebar will be pouring Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale on draft and will be selling bottles to go. This beer was created as a collaboration with Lompoc bartender Cody Bottorff. Barrel Aged Derail Olde Ale is an English style Olde Ale that was aged in Heaven Hill Distillery Rye Whiskey barrels for eight months. The beer is described as featuring a fruity nose with a malty body and flavors of toffee, oak and a hint of sherry. 5.6% ABV.

Lompoc Night of the Living Red 2016

The return of Lompoc’s Night of the Living Red will take place on Wednesday, March 16 from 4:00pm until close. This year’s Night of the Living Red will feature a taplist of six red beers all from Lompoc. Patrons can purchase a taster tray of all six beers for $12, or buy each beer individually.

Here’s the beer list for Night of the Living Red along with descriptions provided by Lompoc.

Dagda: Lompoc’s St. Patrick’s Day seasonal is a Pan-Gaelic Red Ale that features a malty body with caramel flavors, a touch of smoke and a tart finish. 5.5% ABV

Proletariat Red: Deep chestnut in color, this red features toasted malt with biscuit undertones leading to caramelized pear and cinnamon. This beer strikes a good balance between malt and hops. 6.2% ABV, 2015 GABF Silver Medal Winner American Style Amber/Red

2015 Cherry Christmas: This red ale was aged for two years in Maryhill Winery Merlot barrels on 45 pounds of sour cherries. It has a malty body, a strong oak aroma and hints of cherries and finishes. 6.2% ABV

2015 Cherry Bomb Smoked Red Ale: Brewed for International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, this was brewed with women brewers from Burnside, 10 Barrel, Heater Allen and Crosby Hop Farm. This red ale is crimson in color with a strong smoked flavor and aroma. Cherry smoked malt was used in the mash and in-house smoked dried cherries were added to the bright tank. There is a mild hop profile. 3.7% ABV

2013 Fleming Red Ale: Named in honor of former Lompoc brewer Dave Fleming, this is a blend of four different beers: Lompoc Wheat Wine, Stout Out Loud, Proletariat Red and a red ale aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels for 10 months. The resulting beer has a strong sour nose, a malty body with hints of raisins and oak, and finishes with a sharp sourness. 6.6% ABV

2012 Franc’ly Brewdolph: This Belgian style red ale was aged in Maryhill Winery Cabernet Franc barrels for 10 months and then blended with the non-barrel aged version of the same beer. It has an oaky aroma with a mild fruitiness and a spicy clove flavor. 7.7% ABV

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3901 N Williams Ave.
Portland, OR