What beer are you drinking now? (October 2019)

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by beertunes, Sep 30, 2019.

  1. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    I've seen it several times at both of my local New Seasons.
     
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  2. jason_nwx

    jason_nwx Devotee (451) Sep 12, 2012 Oregon

    It was a collab with New Seasons special for Feast, if I remember correctly.
     
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  3. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Our local New Seasons went belly up some months ago, and I haven't been to a New Seasons since then. So that might explain why I haven't seen it around. :sunglasses:

    I've only ever had it at the brewpub and thought it quite good!
     
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  4. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,310) Sep 24, 2007 Vatican City
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    Structures Soft Spoken ImpIPA.
     
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  5. ppilot

    ppilot Initiate (98) Jul 17, 2009 Oregon

    Currently a New Seasons Exclusive
     
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  6. DefenCorps

    DefenCorps Poo-Bah (4,673) Jan 18, 2007 Oregon
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    New Seasons exclusive, this is the Feast edition.
     
  7. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Spontaneous trip to Orenco Taphouse leads to more FH Pallet Jack in my glass.

    Great days indeed!
     
  8. muchloveforhops3

    muchloveforhops3 Savant (911) Apr 5, 2009 Oregon
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    Enjoying something from Sasquatch tonight..

    Sasquatch - Citra Fresh Hop Mouth Pillow

    Cheers, fellow NW-LNBAs!
     
  9. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,310) Sep 24, 2007 Vatican City
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    Having a Casade Lakes Elk Camp IPA, whilst watching the Cards move on. Viva El Birdos!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  10. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Just so happy they didn't have to bring in Martinez again to "close" things down. Very content with the 13-1 "nailbiter" tonight.
     
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  11. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Now at Belmont Station drinking a celebratory glass of Ecliptic cosmic collaboration with Rusdisn river. Not bad at all.

    However, the RR instinction is incredible..
     
  12. DefenCorps

    DefenCorps Poo-Bah (4,673) Jan 18, 2007 Oregon
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    I've been meaning to grab a bottle of it.
     
  13. NWer

    NWer Crusader (779) Mar 10, 2009 Washington

    Growler Guys Seattle has fresh hop Bodhizafa. Yea!
     
  14. Lingenbrau

    Lingenbrau Poo-Bah (3,396) Apr 9, 2011 Oregon
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    What a crazy f@#*ing week. Now at Hoplandia enjoying Holy Mountains version of a Munich-Style Festbier. Pretty good, slightly funky, seriously lacking the bready sweetness. Prost!
     
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  15. DefenCorps

    DefenCorps Poo-Bah (4,673) Jan 18, 2007 Oregon
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    That reminds me- I miss the GG in SE PDX.
     
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  16. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    You and me both Dyan. You and me both.

    BTW. Ran into Brendan and his wife at the Hood River fh event. Just spoke to him briefly, but it sounds like all is well and they love living in HR. Gave me some great tips on the local restaurant scene in HR.

    Really miss GG, but sounds like he made the right decision for he and his family.
     
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  17. jason_nwx

    jason_nwx Devotee (451) Sep 12, 2012 Oregon

    Anchorage Brewing’s Composure tonight, ostensibly a triple-dry-hopped quadruple IPA. So many adjectives... It is orangey goodness though.
     
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  18. derftron

    derftron Disciple (351) Feb 8, 2012 Oregon

    Block 15 spring amusement on tap at the source.



    BTW - cans of Story of the Ghost available
     
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  19. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Mrs. vurt and I are splitting a can of Fremont Head Full of Fresh Hops to start off our Friday. Canning date: 10/7/19, with fresh Mosaic and Ekuanot hops.

    It is a very good start. And that serious lingering bitterness makes for an excellent finish. Great stuff, friendly Fremont folk!
     
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  20. DefenCorps

    DefenCorps Poo-Bah (4,673) Jan 18, 2007 Oregon
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    Drinking a weather inappropriate unfiltered helles lager from Vermont and I couldn't be happier.
     
  21. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    There's inappropriate weather for helles lager? Or is "Inappropriate Weather" the name of the beer?
     
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  22. NWer

    NWer Crusader (779) Mar 10, 2009 Washington

    If not, it should be.
     
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  23. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Finishing off a can of Fort George Fields of Green Crosby Comet. It's good. Certainly better than the last two years of Fort George Fresh IPA.
     
  24. DefenCorps

    DefenCorps Poo-Bah (4,673) Jan 18, 2007 Oregon
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    Cold fall nights are generally considered a bad time for a helles. Usually by the same people who think barleywines in summer, or cereal for dinner are inappropriate.
     
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  25. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Not the biggest pumpkin beer fan, but the Elysian night owl I'm drinking is pretty good. Not too sweet or boozy, but with a boatload of spice. A beer that harks of autumns past.

    Enough reminiscing... Onward with the fh varietal rake breaker (dank and excellent), the instinction and hellshire 9. A good day to hang out at Belmont Station for a bit.
     
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  26. Reidrover

    Reidrover Poo-Bah (3,525) Jan 14, 2003 Oregon
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    Hamish LXX. 70 shilling ale.
    Bine Valley in Salem.
    3.9% Scottish Ale.
    Nice weekend drinker. The guys named it after my Dad.
     
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  27. Lingenbrau

    Lingenbrau Poo-Bah (3,396) Apr 9, 2011 Oregon
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    Went on a tear last night hitting up Ruse, Modern Times, HotD, my favorite Ramen bar, and two other spots I've never been to. Friends visiting and was feeling the aftermath today:nauseated_face:.

    Nursing complete, time to get back in the game with some New Seasons collabs :thinking_face:. Just finished this:

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    Moving on to my second to last can of this:

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    Cheers!
     
  28. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    At Belmont Station, enjoying a glass of Varietal/Barley Brown's Rake Breaker Fresh Hop Hazy IIPA, while the wife has an Ecliptic Altair Fresh Hop Pale.
     
  29. jason_nwx

    jason_nwx Devotee (451) Sep 12, 2012 Oregon

    Anchorage Brewing’s Patterns 4 tonight, another “quad IPA.” This is how one does a hazy west coast IPA: murky, dark, big piney hop aroma, fresh zing on the tongue, and a malty, bitter finish. Highly recommend.
     
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  30. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,310) Sep 24, 2007 Vatican City
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    Just finished up a security shift at the MBT (Jake Shimabukuro, the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele. Nice guy, great show.), and am now relaxing with a Boneyard RPM. Tasty as always:

     
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  31. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,310) Sep 24, 2007 Vatican City
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    Now having a Deschutes Hand Up IPA. Nice, not RPM, but nice:

     
  32. derftron

    derftron Disciple (351) Feb 8, 2012 Oregon

    Weather nice enough to bbq. Wrapping up with Block 15 Story of the Ghost




    Hit Kruger farm market pumpkin patch earlier today. Gotta say, pretty sweet setup. Captured by Porches has 6-8 beers on tap (the apricot beer was not sour but actually quite good), lots of food options, yard games, and of course pumpkins. Also; this super creepy statue

     
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  33. Lingenbrau

    Lingenbrau Poo-Bah (3,396) Apr 9, 2011 Oregon
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    Looks like @LiquidAmber and @DefenCorps had some nice things to say about this beer. I agree. It's simply lovely. Cheers.

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  34. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Enjoying some lovely mild weather on the porch with a book (James Ellroy's Perfidia) and a fresh hop beer (Bend Brewing Fresh Trop Fresh Hop IPA, with Mosaic hops, canned 10/01/19).

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  35. woemad

    woemad Poo-Bah (3,013) Jun 8, 2003 Washington
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    Had to add this to the database today cuz some Portland BAs were apparently slackin'.
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    Pretty good, while not terribly distinctive, flavor-wise. First IPA I've had with a Norwegian farmhouse ale.
     
  36. John_M

    John_M Poo-Bah (6,456) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Now drinking a pint of Sun River Holy Schmidt. It's OK, but I get the impression lagers aren't their strong suit.
     
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  37. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Now enjoying a can of Citra Slicker Fresh Hop IPA from Bale Breaker and Cloudburst. It is terrific, and is the 2nd best fresh hop beer I've enjoyed this weekend (right behind Fresh Trop, the beer I just finished).

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  38. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,055) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    Cooking up a big batch of NM style green chile enchiladas, because it's fall and that's what happens around Casa de vurt.

    Opened up a can of Occidental Festbier because these enchiladas are plenty festive.

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  39. NWer

    NWer Crusader (779) Mar 10, 2009 Washington

    Quality time with the Bellingham hobos (Terry too) at 5 Rights. Terry doesn't like his picture taken but that's his arm. 5-Rights is pretty awesome. Worth a visit:
     
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  40. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,310) Sep 24, 2007 Vatican City
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    5 Rights was indeed a worthy stop. Our other visit was, uh, interesting.....
     
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