By Paul Reiter
The Oregon Brew Fest Top 10 Craft Beers
1. Green Flash’s Le Freak Belgian IPA, 9.2%, Vista, CA
2. Twilight Summer Ale, 5.0%, Bend, OR
3. MacTarnahan’s Lip Stinger Saison Farmhouse Ale, 4.8%, Portland, OR
4. Seven Brides Lil’s Pils, 4.5%, Silverton, OR
5. Golden Valley Festival Kolsch
6. Mt Shasta Mountain . . . → Read More: Oregon Brew Fest Grand Champion: Green Flash’s Le Freak!
Real Champions Rise to the Occasion!
By Matt Goldstein & Tim Rodgers
Whiskey Goldmine would like to officially introduce our 64 Beer March Madness Tournament. An original concept dreamt up by the one and only Tim Rodgers, we will select 64 beers for a bracket tournament that will coincide with March Madness basketball and the . . . → Read More: Introducing Our 64 Beer March Madness Tournament!
Our Chef, Joe Bompartito
’Authentic’ Italian cuisine encompasses just about everything you could ever want from food, and ‘A Taste of Italy 2′ in Springhouse PA cannot be more authentic. Needless to say, there are many Italian restaurants and food establishments all over, but just a small percentage of them offer the real Italian cuisine. . . . → Read More: Introducing a Taste of Italy 2 and Chef Joe Bompartito
By Matt Rodgers
3/4 oz Vodka 3/4 oz Kaluha Balance with milk in a rocks glass
Drizzle Grenadine around the inside of the glass so the grenadine slowly runs the sides and then a few drops in the middle.
The story behind the drink: I was told I needed to create an original drink recipe for . . . → Read More: The Red Russian Cocktail
by Jonathan Rosenberg
I’m relatively new to drinking whiskey like a beverage, as opposed to as a succession of quickly-imbibed stepping stones on a path towards drunkenness. In December 2007, a friend gifted me a bottle of Knob Creek when I announced the start of a six-month campaign to be a writer. A real . . . → Read More: Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey: A Review
”Beer Weeks Top 10″
by Matt Goldstein
1. Founders Porter 6.5%, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2. Mont Saint Aubert Grand Reserve 8.5%, Brunehaut, Belgium
3. Sam Smith Nut Brown Ale 5%, North Yorkshire, England
4. Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale 8%, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5. Dogfish Head 60 6%, Milton Deleware
6. Fuller’s Porter 6.5%, London, England
7. . . . → Read More: Philadelphia Beer Week’s Grand Champion Founders Porter: Runners Up, Sam Smith Nut Brown Ale, Dogfish Head 60
By Tim Rodgers
In a domestic beer landscape of vortex neck bottles, cold window boxes, cold activation cans, triple hops guarantees, and flavor seal taste protector caps, the surface of the American beer industry looks and tastes pretty grim. I was disappointed to learn that when my tasteless beer flavored water spins real fast . . . → Read More: A Domestic Treasure- Sierra Nevada