Monthly Archives: August 2011

Where Consecrated Eagles Dare

Consecration : Russian River Brewing Company : American Wild Ale I saw an eagle above the rough black sand beach, its broken shells emptied only to the always companion waves. “I like this.”  My friend Richard smiles, “I really like … Continue reading

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No wonder the hills and groves were God’s first temples, and the more they are cut down and hewn into cathedrals and churches, the farther off and dimmer seems the Lord himself

Caldera Old Growth Imperial Stout : Caldera Brewing Company : Stout (Imperial) Xbeeriment Madraz IPA : Højmosevej 42 (phantom brewer) : IPA The road to the Pacific Rim is a stunning array of mountain peaks and corkscrew twists.  And trees, … Continue reading

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Zorba, The First Nation

Pale Ale : Okanagan Spring Brewery : Pale Ale Crystal Springs IPA : Klamath Basin Brewing Co. : IPA Pike Pale Heirloom Amber Ale : Pike Pub & Brewery : Amber The water pistols green behind us as we leave the … Continue reading

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Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for a couple of days, it’d die of remorse on the third

Pale Ale : Okanagan Spring Brewery : Pale Ale Brockton IPA : Granville Island Brewery : IPA Stanley Park Pilsner : Hell’s Gate Brewing Company : Pilsner Sleeman Silver Creek Lager : Sleeman Brewing And Malting : Lager A short … Continue reading

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Mr. Stanley Park, I Presume

Weissbier : Whistler Brewing Company : Weissbier Granville Pale Ale : Granville Island Brewery : Pale Ale Granville Island Lager : Granville Island Brewery : Lager Hop Circle IPA : Phillips Brewing Company : IPA Stanley Park juts out from Vancouver like … Continue reading

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People in Glass Houses Shouldn’t Close Their Borders

Russell Lemon Ale : Russell Brewing Company, Ltd. :Something else ??? Manny’s Pale Ale : Georgetown Brewing Company : Pale Ale Crooked Coast Amber Ale : Driftwood Brewery : Amber Damnation : Russian River Brewing Company : Pale Ale (Belgian and then … Continue reading

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sweet partings

IPA : Burnside Brewing Co. : IPA Sweet Heat : Burnside Brewing Co. : Wheat Here in the land of the lotus eaters, time has sucked away from us.  As the hour creeps into another day of oblivion. After midnight … Continue reading

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Lost in the Portland Aegean

Sunrise Oatmeal Pale Ale : Fort George Brewery and Public House : Pale Ale Sierra Celebration 2010 : Sierra Nevada : IPA Oatmeal Pale Ale : Burnside Brewing Co. : Pale Ale Reed College has tricked us.  Perhaps they learned … Continue reading

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Paradiso Station

Upright Alphaphlylactic Hop IPA : Upright Brewing Company : IPA Naked City SpeelyaiPA : Naked City Taphouse : IPA Block 15 Alpha IPA : Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant : IPA Oakshire Inception : Oakshire Brewing : Wilded Yeast Ale … Continue reading

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On the Rogue Again

Ginja : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Chamomellow : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Jasmine Mead : : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Chipotle : Rogue Ales : Herbal (?) Beer Brutal IPA : Rogue Ales : IPA If you are stuck downtown, … Continue reading

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