Friday, October 24, 2008

Raven Mad`nes

Last night @ Bridgeport Brewery in NW, it was Raven Mad.

BridgePort invites you to brew up a Fresh Hop ale or lager beer to compete in its second annual fresh hop home brew competition. Entries may be in any style or flavor but must use fresh cone hops from the 2008 Oregon crop.
You’ll need three labeled bottles and completed entry form and must be dropped off at BridgePort, 1313 NW Marshall by Sunday, October 26th to be eligible for judging in the competition.
Entries must be home brewed, state the style of beer made and the variety(s) of fresh hops used. The panel of distinguished judges for the competition will be composed of the BridgePort brewing department staff. At the Hop Harvest Home Brew Challenge Awards Reception Honors will be given to the 2008 Hop Harvest Champion Brewer with prizes awarded to the top three entries.
The reception will include a sampling of BridgePort’s 2006-2008 Hop Harvest Ales, tours of the BridgePort Brewery by the brewers and a presentation on how BridgePort’s 2008 Hop Harvest Ale was made this year by BridgePort Brewmaster, Karl Ockert.

This event will happen on


from 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Raven Mad`e in Bridgeport Brewery

If you a beer aficionado and like a great food or just a porter-kind-of-person, then Bridgeport Brewery is your destination for tonight.
Raven Mad will be talk of the hour.

An Imperial Porter with a big, rich flavor born from being aged in both Bourbon and wine barrels. It has a maximum roasted malt flavor, hop bitterness, wood/oak overtones and bourbon-vanilla notes. Ingredients include humongous amount of chocolate malt and roasted barley.
ABV: 7.3% IBU: 45

Bridgeport Brewing Company
1318 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR - (503) 241-7179

Cheers and hope to see you there.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Fresh Hop Tastival at Hopworks

Sat. October 18th from 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Admission to the events is free; glasses/mugs cost $5, and are required for tasting beer. Tastes of the individual beers are $1 each.

Beers available at the tastivals:
Astoria Brewing Co., Hoptimus Prime, Fresh Hop Ale
BridgePort Brewing Co., Hop Harvest, Imperial Pale Al
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co., Warrior Fresh Hop Ale, Fresh Hop Pale
Deschutes Brewery, Sodbuster, Golden Ale
Deschutes Brewery, Mirror Pond made with Fresh Hops, Pale Ale
Deschutes Brewery, Hop Trip, Pale Ale
Double Mountain Brewery, Killer Green, IPA
Eugene City Brewery, Fresh Hop Pale, Pale Ale
Fort George Brewery, Ft. George Cohoperative, Pale Ale
Full Sail @ Riverplace, Lupulin, Fresh Hop Ale
Golden Valley Brewery, Tour De Willamette, Pale Ale
Hopworks Urban Brewery, Fest of Fury, Organic Oktoberfest
Hopworks Urban Brewery, Parsec Pale, Strong Pale
Laurelwood Brewing Co., Hop Bale Pale, Pale Ale
Laurelwood Brewing Co., Fresh Nugs, Pale Ale
Lompoc Brewing, Proletariat Red, Organic Red
Lompoc Brewing, Octobock, Bock
Lompoc Brewing, Hop Press, Organic Pale
Lucky Labrador Brewing, the Mutt, Fresh Hop Ale
Ninkasi Brewing Co., Mt Hops, Pale Ale
Pelican Pub & Brewery, Elemental Ale, IPA
Rock Bottom Brewery, Hop Harvest, Fresh Hop Ale
Rogue Ales, Independence Ale, Pale Ale
Roots Organic Brewing Co., Hoppapotamus, ESB
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Teaser, Xtra Pale Ale

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