Best single(ish) thing to bring back from Oregon for both geeks and the unititiatied.

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by mdwalsh, May 15, 2013.

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  1. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2009 Iowa

    I have a neighbor going to Oregon for two weeks. A few houses agreed to ask her to bring back some stuff, and I was in charge of picking stuff. What would you recommend for a neighborhood that varies from Coors light is to classy to we won't drink anything I've ever had before unless it is a new vintage; and price and availability is a consideration.

    Basically just looking for some fun, new, interesting Pac Norwest beers. Specific labels.
  2. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2012 Oregon

    growlers of boneyard.
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  3. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2009 Iowa

    No Growlers. Should have specified. Package only.
  4. distantmantra

    distantmantra Pooh-Bah (2,954) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Where in Oregon? Get some Crux bottles if you're down in Bend.

    My original response would've been Boneyard growlers as well.
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  5. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Logsdon or cascade!
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  6. Prufrockstar

    Prufrockstar Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2013 Washington

    Heater Allen if folks are into lagers.
  7. goodbyeohio

    goodbyeohio Pooh-Bah (1,906) Jul 13, 2004 Connecticut
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    Commons stuff
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  8. ijaap

    ijaap Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2013 Washington

    Hair of the dog. All time favorite brewery!
  9. draheim

    draheim Grand Pooh-Bah (3,979) Sep 18, 2010 Washington

    I agree on Logsdon for both geeks and uninitiated. Saisons are a good crossover beer. Along the same lines, I'd recommend Upright.

    Unfortunately these all come mostly or exclusively in 750s, which will make transporting and dividing among OP's neighbors problematic, unless they close off the street and have a Craft Beer Block PartyTM. Which, come to think of it, is a pretty awesome idea; hence the trademark.
  10. Kenzie

    Kenzie Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Utah

    Hair of the Dog or Upright Brewing. Upright has a really good Saison as well as new selections all the time. Also they have a simple but well written description of each beer right on the bottle. They usually only come in 750 ML which sounds easier if the person is bringing back a haul.
  11. SatlyMalty

    SatlyMalty Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 Washington

    Didn't you just say this about Cascade -"Don't get me wrong the one i tried was very good. World class though? nah. Definitely not worth 28 a bottle!"?
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  12. leedorham

    leedorham Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    That all gets thrown out the window when you're telling someone else to buy it.
  13. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2012 Oregon

    there are a lot of great canned beers available now that might fit your needs for easy transportation and sharing between neighbors. belmont has a great can slection
  14. ggfunk

    ggfunk Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2010 Oregon

    Vortex IPA, HotD Adam, Logsden Seizoen Bretta, Gigantic End of Reason, Cascade Blueberry
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