I’ve said this a lot and I plan to keep saying it until enough people start to get it: Full Sail is a spectacular brewery.
If you’re a SERIOUS beer fan visiting NorCal, you do NOT just hit Almanac and 21st Amendment and Rare Barrel and Anchor. PLAN a day to drive out I-580, to eastern Livermore, just across from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Park your butt on a stool at Altamont and prepare to be seriously, Bend-scale WOWED.
Pyramid’s new – and, HOORY!, year-round – Berry Tart IPA is a total success in every sense and could it possibly pave the way for some other explorations of sour ales? Stay Tuned…
Within 20 – 25 years, yes, there will still be guns. But there can also be fewer guns and a significant glimmer of hope for a safer, more rational, more mature culture. And we can do this…one by one.
It’s entirely in keeping with Deschutes’ communal aesthetic that they would wade into a trend but do it their own way, without compromise.
Finally…the single most important consideration in choosing your big wine dinner: Realistic Expectations.
Amy Siskind came along at a time in my life when we needed someone to throw themselves on a grenade… and she did just that.
pFriem Family Brewers is killin’ it. If they are not, in fact, the best brewery in this region, they are, at very least, on a ridiculously-short list of maybe three or four.