Thursday, September 11, 2014
THURS, SEPT. 25TH, 6-9PM - We’re kicking off Fresh Hop Season with Amnesia Brewing! They’re bringing us both a Washington and an Oregon fresh hop brew this year to celebrate a bounty that knows no boundaries! We’ll also be tapping “Freight Train”, the latest incarnation of “Slow Train” Porter, brewed using Torque Coffee Roasters cold pressed coffee and whole vanilla beans. Various members of the Amnesia team will be in attendance, guaranteeing a fun night for all!
Their annual Fresh Hop beer returns with a glorious bounty of wet Amarillo hops straight from the Virgil Gamache Farms in Toppenish, WA. Brewed in the style of a hopped up Pale Ale, the “Plucker” has a malt backbone of hearty Maris Otter and 12 lbs of hops per barrel!
Ah, the land of Lupu. Where the Lupulinese gallivant, spreading their golden pollen freely for all to enjoy! In honor of this state of mind, Amnesia has brewed a golden ale fresh/wet hop with the undisputed king of Northwest beers, the Cascade Hop.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
WED. OCT. 8TH from 6-9PM Join us for Three Creeks Brewing’s latest seasonal release “Bulletproof” Imperial Coffee Stout. This imperial stout has been infused with cold pressed Sumatra coffee from Strictly Organic Coffee Co. in Bend, OR. Over a pound of coffee per barrel makes this a smooth, roasted, tasty blend, 8% ABV. Three Creeks crew will be in house pouring samples and giving away schwag and we’ll have Bulletproof on draft and for sale in bottles! We’ll also have the following superb Three Creeks brews on draft:
-“Hop Wrangler” - A beefy red ale, fresh hopped with 200lbs of Chinooks!
5.8% ABV, ? IBUs
-“Raptor Rye” - A 20% rye malt IPA with Amarillo, Bravo & Centennial Hops.
6.2% ABV, 80 IBUs
Thursday, September 11, 2014
SAT, OCT 11TH from 2-10PM Saraveza is proud to host the 2nd Annual Peche Fest!
A dizzying array of fresh and vintage Peach beer and cider will be featured along with sweet and savory peach food dishes at The 2nd annual Peche Fest! Featuring a high proportion of barrel-aged and sour beers, vintage Peach lambics, refreshing Berliner-Weisse’s and ciders and new offerings made exclusively for the fest. Expect 20+ rare Peach beers and ciders on tap in addition to the special food menu.
We’ll be pouring in Saraveza from 2 to 10:PM and in the Bad Habit Room from 3 to 10:PM (following brunch). Advance entry purchase is encouraged and can be done here!
$10 for a Glass and 2 drink tickets good for 5oz pours - Advance Ticketless Entry Available Here! Additional tickets will be available at the door for $2/each.
PEACH FOOD SPECIALS:
Both specials are made using Baird Family Orchard peaches!
-Peach Braised Pulled Pork Sandwich with Smokey Peach BBQ Sauce & Peachy Coleslaw
Stay tuned for our Peach Themed Cocktail Special and More Details!
Almanac Brewing: Brandy Barrel Peche
Historically, fruit-infused sour beers were a way of preserving the summer harvest. In that tradition, this blonde ale was added to brandy barrels with high-summer peaches, hand-picked by the Loewen family at Blossom Bluff Orchards in Reedley, California. Almanac aged this liquid gold for six months until they needed a reminder that summer will come again, 7% ABV
Block 15 Brewing: Fuzzy Wuzzy
Berliner Weisse/Farmhouse Hybrid with Brettanomyces and peaches, briefly aged in 2nd run Gin barrels. 5.5% ABV
Breakside Brewery: Peach Sour Golden
“Passionfruit Sour” Berliner Weisse, minus the Passionfuit & aged on Peaches instead! 4.2% ABV
The Commons Brewery: Créme de Pêche
A flaked corn based farmhouse ale aged in second use gin barrels with Brettanomyces bruxellensis, Lactobacillus & July Elberta Peaches from Baird Family Orchards. 6% ABV
De Garde Brewing: Vielle Peche
A wild, barrel aged, historic farmhouse ale with the addition of peaches added directly to the barrel. Lightly acidic, with a wonderful botanical character and a moderate peach fruitiness to complement. 6.3% ABV
Deschutes Brewery: Peach Slap
Originally created for the Portland Fruit Beer Fest, brewed again due to popular demand! A crisp, tart, Belgian ale brewed with juniper berries and pink peppercorn. The addition of house made peach and habanero syrup rounds out this light and refreshing beer with a little subtle heat. 3.2% ABV
Dogfish Head: Festina Peche
A refreshing neo Berliner-Weisse. Typically served as an apertif or summertime quencher, Festina is delicately hopped and has a pale straw color. In Festina Peche, since the natural peach sugars are eaten by the yeast, the fruit complexity is woven into both the aroma and the taste of the beer so there is no need to doctor it with woodruff or raspberry syrup. Just open and enjoy! 4.5% ABV
Elysian Brewing: Depeche Mode Dry Hopped Peach Sour
This melody maker of Lactobacillus, combined with Peach Purée and Citra hops, brings the new wave synth to your palate. Meanwhile, pale, white wheat, and rye malts gets the balance right. Trust us - you just can’t get enough. 4% ABV
Elysian Brewing: Gourdgia On My Mind Peach Pecan Pumpkin Amber
Brewed with Pale, Munich, TF Amber, pale chocolate, & brown malt. Pecan meal added to the mash, bittered with Magnum hops, 6 gallons of karo syrup added to the kettle, cinnamon in the whirlpool and 126 pounds of peach purée added during fermentation. 6.4%
Epic Ales: Brainless on Peaches
Epic’s double gold medal winning Brainless® Belgian, with peach puree added and aged in French Chardonnay casks. It develops nicely as it warms displaying more fruit and wine. 10.8% ABV
Flat Tail Brewing: Corvallian Imperial Peach Ale
This strong Golden Ale is hopped and dry hopped with cascade, simcoe, and chinook hops and fermented with 10 pounds per barrel of Oregon peach purée. Weyermann acidulated malt provides a tart finish that keeps this citrusy, peachy strong ale drinkable and perfect for fall harvest time. 10.5% ABV
Gigantic Brewing: Le Petit Peche Batard
Cask table saison with fresh peaches added directly to the pin. 4.3% ABV
Hi-Wheel Wine & Mead: Peche Deesse
Lemon base is used in this yummy summery treat. A whole box of organic peaches is added to the secondary fermenter to honor the goddess of peaches. ? ABV
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales: Peche n’ Brett
Seizoen Bretta oak aged and loaded with tons of local organic peaches (a pound and a half per gallon). 10% ABV
Lompoc Brewing: Peachy Keen
A Golden Ale brewed in Sept 2013, fermented with and aged on 200 pounds of peaches for one year. Huge peach aroma and flavor finishing dry and tart. 4.5% ABV
Mazama Brewing: La Gaule du Matin
Take Sour Sunrise with its bright peach fruit and age it in a port wine barrel and you get an incredibly complex, yet easy drinking beer. This is a great summery sipper with layers of fruit, vanilla spice, and barrel character that will keep you coming back for more. 8.5% ABV
Oakshire Brewing: Peach Reunification
Reunification Berliner Weisse, aged on fresh peaches for one month. 4.5% ABV
Upright Brewing: Fantasia Batch #4
A blend of 80% beer aged one year on oak with 20% beer aged two years (from batch 3). Different aging times and two different peach varieties are sure to bring even more depth and complexity to an already fantastical brew! 5.75% ABV
Widmer Brothers Brewing: Peaches & Widberry
Widmer’s signature Hefeweizen with black raspberries and peaches added. OR Summer preserved in a glass! 4.4% ABV
CIDERS & MEAD:
Baird & Dewar Farmhouse Cider: Peach & Apricot Cider
70 lbs of fresh Baird Family Orchards Apricots & 400 lbs of Baird Lucky 13 Peaches, pitted and infused in 275 gallons of 2013 Farmhouse Cider for 2.5 months. Sparkling, dry and aromatic. 7.2% ABV
Blue Mountain Cider: Peach
Sparkling apple cider and a splash of fresh peach meet to make the perfect combination of acidity and sweetness. 6% ABV
Bushwhacker Cidery: Crabby Persica
A blend of Gravenstein, Akane, and Dolga crab apples, fermented with white wine yeast, and infused with fresh peaches. ? ABV
Cider Riot: King of the Bop Firkin
Named after a Nipple Erector song. Local Peaches pureed with the skins on fermented with a blend of Weihenstephaner and Scottish Ale Yeast with local apples from Hood River and Yakima Valley. 6.9% ABV
Reverend Nat’s: The Swami’s Peach
Peaches, almonds and honey are the only ingredients in this rustic wine based on an ancient Sanskrit text of holy drinks. 6.6% ABV
Nectar Creek: Pollinator Peach Mead
This Peach Session Mead is a tribute to summer. Flavors of luscious Oregon Peaches and Willamette Valley honey combine to make the ideal summer beverage. 5.5% ABV
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
TUES, SEPT. 23RD from 6-9PM We tap into the latest release from Fish Brewing Company’s Reel Ales series, “Starfish” Imperial Red. Born in Head Brewer Tony Powell’s home brewery, this West Coast Style Imperial Red Ale is a hearty celebration of the brewing art. Almost welcoming you, four hops impart floral, citrus and sprucy Northwest notes to open the festivities. Then, seven malts and flaked barley dance happily across your palate. In the finish Starfish waves a crisply fond farewell. Convivially forthright without cloying agendas, Starfish is like time well spent with your future best friend, 7.5% ABV, 63 IBUs.
We’ll also be pouring:
Released in celebration of autumn’s arrival, Oktoberfest is a medium-bodied bier crafted in the Leavenworth tradition. This richly amber seasonal owes its smooth, malty flavor to a large percentage of Munich malt. In the classic German tradition, we add both noble Tettnanger and imported Tradition hops for an authentic Oktoberfest hop aroma, 5.5% ABV, 25 IBUs
& Fish Tale Organic IPA
Gold Medal, English-style India Pale Ale category:
2009 North American Brewers’ Association
Silver Medal, English-style India Pale Ale category:
2008 North American Brewers’ Association
Gold Medal, Organic Category:
2004 Brewing Industry International Awards, London.
Fish Tale Organic India Pale Ale is a medium-bodied beer with a rich golden color. The organic pale and crystal malts lay down a firm malt body. This provides the backbone for an assertive hop profile featuring organic Pacific Gem. The moment the Mighty Fish Brewers sampled this pungent and resinous New Zealand hop, they knew it would be perfect for their Organic I.P.A. The result: A Cascadian treasure.
6.7% ABV, 42 IBUs
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
THURS, SEPT. 18TH from 6 TO 9PM - Green Flash Brewing Company & General Distributors, Inc. present “Treasure Chest” a fund-raising event for Susan G. Komen For The Cure.
We’ll be tapping into a rare keg of “Plum Little Freak” saison aged with plums and brettanomyces in red wine barrels, um, yum! Each glass purchased of this delightful brew raises $3 for the Oregon chapter of Susan G. Komen, an organization working to raise awareness and fund breast cancer research, early detection, support for survivors and advocacy.
Bob Repp, our local Green Flash rep. will be in-house giving out pint glasses and raffling off schwag to raise more $ for the cause.
We’ll also be pouring ‘Green Bullet’ Triple IPA & ‘East Village’ Pilsner on draft and as always, we’ll have great food and fun times as we raise a glass to find a cure!