831. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) – Abominable Winter Ale
Dec18

831. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) – Abominable Winter Ale

There’s an ice storm outside and everything is coated in a thin layer of ice. On my way back from picking up dinner, I slid across the driveway and couldn’t even make it up to the garage. It’s a perfect night for staying in, having a beer, and watching the Saturday Night Live Christmas special. My friend @Bettywriter sent me this beer last winter, and I didn’t quite get around to drinking it, but it seems like...

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355. Eel River Brewing – Certified Organic Amber Ale
Aug17

355. Eel River Brewing – Certified Organic Amber Ale

I was looking for something different to drink tonight when I found this Amber ale from Eeel River in my beer fridge.  As I’ve mentioned a couple times before, my sister’s friend Courtney gave me several beers, and this was one of them. It looked interesting because the label says that it is brewed with the finest certified organic hops and barley and has a certified organic on the label. It says that Eel River brewing is...

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157. Laurelwood Brewing – Organic Free Range Red Draft
Jul26

157. Laurelwood Brewing – Organic Free Range Red Draft

I’m at the Portland airport after an incredible week in “Beervana” – and I mean that as both a location and as an experience.  I had to take one last chance to have another local Oregon brew at the airport.  Fortunately, there was this Laurelwood Brewing location in the terminal.  The menu says, “This red blends 100% organically grown barley malts with loads of fresh Cascade hops. The result is a medium...

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23. Pinkus – Organic Ur Pils Unfiltered Pilsner Beer
May04

23. Pinkus – Organic Ur Pils Unfiltered Pilsner Beer

My wife has been doing a lot of research lately on organic foods and we have been making more and more trips to farmers’ markets to get food.  In her reading on organic foods, she actually found a section on organic beers.  Unfortunately, the only name on the list I recognized was New Belgium… so I knew I needed to try to expand my knowledge.  I happened across this Pinkus Organic Ur Pils, a product of Germany, and thought...

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