Sunday, August 23, 2009

Mid-August Oregon Trip

Here are a few of the breweries our Head Brewer visited during a recent vacation in Portland, Hood River, and the Oregon coast along with some of the beers sampled along the way:

McMinnville, OR *[temp. = 100F]
(1) IPA

(2) Pilsner

Pacific City, OR
Saison du Pelican

Hood River, OR
(1) Barrel-aged sour brett beer w/ Rainier cherries
(2) a bourbon imperial brown

Hood River, OR
Black Pepper Saison

Portland, OR

Portland, OR
(1) hoppy Pale Ale
and a couple of barrel-aged beers brewed w/ Saison yeast
(2) dark Rye beer aged in pinot barrels and augmented w/blend of Turkish chili + organic chocolate syrup
(3) Saison/Wheat beer soured w/ cherries and brettanomyces.

Eugene, OR

Collaborative Evil Belgian Strong Ale

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