Roots Brewery releases 2007 Epic Ale

Roots Organic Brewing Co. will release it’s 2007 epic ale on 12/21/07 in Portland Oregon. I visited this evening and met masterbrewer Jason McAdam. Jason explained that there will be bottles of the 2002 epic available and a vintage 2006 on draught. This is a big beer and he tells us what went into […]

Roots Organic Brewery’s Craig Nichols: Festivals, Organics, Beer…

Craig Nichols sat down over a beer with me and we talked about the North American Organic Brewers Festival and so much more: Roots surprising answer to the hop and barley shortages and pricing issues. Thier upcoming Belgium Festival, Great American Beer Festival experiences Important details to successfully age ales. Their outstanding brewers and upcoming ales. They’re […]

Sasquatch Legacy Beer and Walking Man Brewery

Walking Man Brewing is a warm and inviting place with a range of beers that has literally something for everyone with the most discerning of taste for Craft Brews. In keeping with that standard it is also a place where the Legacy of Glen Falconer continues, as each year the latest recipients of the […]

Links – a crazy list!

Allagash Brewery Amstel Anheuser-Busch Asahi Aspall Cider Avery Brewing Co. Ayinger Beamish Beer Guide to Bamberg and Franconia Belhaven Bend Brewing Bier Stein Big Sky Brewing Bitburger Black Sheep Bluegrass Brewing Co. Blue Mountain Cider Boscos Boston Beer Brewers Association Brewery Ommegang Cambridge Brewing Co. (MA) Campaign for Real Ale Celebrator Chimay Cornelius Pass Roadhouse and Brewery Deschutes […]

Samuel Adams’ Jim Koch & Longshot-GABF 2008

Jim Koch presents the Longshot Homebrew Contest finalists of both the nation-wide side and the Employee side of the competition. Expressing his passion for homebrewing and the relevance it continues to have in the Craft Brewing movement Jim reveals the winners of this years competition. Interestingly one of the beers that won last year will […]

21st Amendment

GABF 2008: Falling Rock, 21st Amendment, Michelob Experimentals

Day one of the Great American Beer Festival and I started off with a beer at Falling Rock Tap House. They are the unofficial hub during GABF week. You’ll hear owner Chris Black discuss the GABF and what is behind this pub making the “top 10″ list. Then I attended a food and beer tasting featuring […]

Rogue Ales: Hops, Barley, Beer and Spirits.

Rogue Ales master brewer John Maier, founder Jack Joyce, and John Young from the newest Rogue outpost each join us in this show. John Maier tells us about the latest in his John’s Locker Stock series – Love and Hoppiness. This is a lagered strong ale that has sentimental roots and John tells of its evolution and […]