Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 08 2014

CLAIM 52 BREWING - MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE BEER!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  WED. AUGUST 20TH FROM 6-9PM - Claim 52’s Assistant Brewer, Joe Buppert & Sales Manager, AJ McGarry, will be in-house pouring samples and answering all questions beer!  We’ll feature several of their European inspired brews on draft, including:

-Kölsch:  Kölsch is a traditional German-style pale ale that was first coined in Cologne around the 1900s.  This German Alt style bier features prominent hops and finishes crisp, leaving hints of melon and pear.  The McKenzie River is mostly to blame for our award winning Kölsch as its mineral profile is perfect for the style.
5.2% ABV, 25 IBUs

-“Sugalumps” New Zealand IPA:  Southern Cross, Pacifica, Motueka hops and a Southern Cross/Motu Dry-hop. Tropical Fruit nose.  Medium Bitterness.  Light amber in color.  Flavors are sweet pine, citrus, and some fruity tropical notes-  passion fruit/guava.
6.3% ABV, 70 IBUs

-“Monks Brunch” Belgian Strong Ale: Complex fruity esters with a honey like sweetness, oranges and sweet candy notes. Smooth medium body with some alcohol heat.
8.3% ABV, 20 IBUs

About Claim 52: 

Established in 2012, Claim 52 specializes in small-batch European style ales such as Kolsch, brewed with a Northwest flair, as well as more familiar beers like pale ales, reds, wheats, and of course, IPAs. Their 3.5 bbl brew system is scalable so they have the flexibility to take advantage of seasonal ingredients and pilot new styles so there’s always a changing rotation at the brewery.

Hand crafted, each batch turns out a little different but is consistently tasty and delivered to fresh from the tank to the tap.  They focus on the integrity of ingredients, practicing long-standing brewing techniques and uncompromising quality to create unique, approachable and flavorful beers that pair well with great food and good friends.

Brewing just about 30 – 40 barrels a month, they are a family-based operation striving to create a genuine connection between our suppliers, customers and the establishments serving their beer.  Their beers are self-distributed, allowing direct interaction with restaurants and the ability to tailor beer styles to seasonal menus and changing customer preferences.

The name, Claim 52, refers to the pioneer land claim in south Eugene where local home-brewer Trevor Ross set up his system in his garage about five years ago.

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 08 2014

5TH ANNUAL IIPA FESTIVAL!

Friday, August 1, 2014

SAT, AUGUST 16th from: 1pm-10pm and SUN, AUGUST 17th from 1pm-8pm at Saraveza & The Bad Habit Room, It’s our 5th Annual IIPA Fest!  This year’s fest features over 30 rotating Imperial IPAs, Double Bacon BLTs, a new table dedicated to firkins, a Berliner Weisse Oasis & live music!

Cost:  $20 for commemorative glass and 10 drink tickets, Purchase Your Advance Tickets Here!

Festival goers will have the opportunity to try unique IIPA Fest beers made by Block 15, Base Camp Brewing Co, Coalition, Gigantic, Solera and more!  This year also boasts the release of “Freaky Nasty”, an Imperial IPA brewed by the Saraveza crew with Breakside Brewery especially for the Fest!  The draft list also includes classics like Hopworks “Ace of Spades” , 10 Barrel “DUB”,  Avery “Maharaja”, Dogfish Head “120 Minute” & Goodlife “Comatose”.  Look for some surprise IIPAs (and even some IIIPAs) from both near and far making their way onto the festival list. Taps will be rotating at Saraveza, Bad Habit Room and in the outdoor seating area on N. Michigan. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.

To compete with big bold IIPA flavors, we’ve brought back our infamous BBLT (yes that’s double the bacon)!  This year, we’ve also added Berliner Weisse Baby Sorbet Cones which will aid as a refreshing palate cleanser between the crazy hoppy goodness!

We’ll be featuring music from NW talents:  Carinne Carpenter, Flat Rock Stringband, 1776 & Ryan McAlexander. 

FINAL Draft List:

R - 10 Barrel Brewing Company, Bend, OR
“DUB” – 9.5% ABV, 100+ IBUs

21st Amendment Brewery, San Francisco, CA
“Hop Crisis”, 9.7% ABV, 94 IBUs

**Alameda Brewing Co.  Portland, OR
“Lobo Amarillo” Tequila BBL-Aged Yellow Wolf, 9.2% ABV, 100+ IBUs

**Alameda Brewing Co.  Portland, OR
“Wolfenstein”, 9% ABV, 100+ IBUs

**Amnesia Brewing, Washougal, WA
“Doubly Damned”, 8.5% ABV, 80 IBUs

R – Avery Brewing, Boulder, CO
“Maharaja” 10.2% ABV, 102 IBUs

**Base Camp Brewing Co.  Portland, OR
“F#ck Yeah!”, 8.9% ABV, 92 IBUs

Bear Republic Brewing Co.  Healdsburg, CA
“Café Racer 15”, 9.75% ABV, 100+ IBUs

Bison Organic Beer, Berkeley, CA
“Kermit The Hop”, 8.5% ABV, 80 IBUs

**Block 15 Brewing Co.  Corvallis, OR
Centennial Hop-Rocketed “Sticky Hands”, 8.7% ABV, 100+ IBUs

Boneyard Beer, Bend, OR
“Chingadera”, Imperial Red, 9% ABV, 60 IBUs

Boneyard Beer, Bend, OR
“Hop Venom”, 8.9% ABV, 70 IBUs

**Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR
“Freaky Nasty”, 9.3% ABV, 80+ IBUs

Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR
“Ales for ALS” Beer, 8.3% ABV, 80 IBUs

**Burnside Brewing Company, Portland, OR
“Project Ale” Dry Hopped Firkin, 8.3% ABV, 80 IBUs

**Coalition Brewing Co.  Portland, OR
“Whoa”, 9% ABV, 75 IBUs

R - Crux Fermentation Project, Bend, OR
“French Connection”, 9% ABV, 80 IBUs

R - Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales, Milton, DE
“120 minute”, 15-20% ABV, 120 IBUs

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales, Milton, DE
“Burton Baton”, Oak Barrel-Aged IIPA, 10% ABV, 70 IBUs

Double Mountain Brewery, Hood River, OR
“Molten Lava”, 9.4% ABV, 90+ IBUs

Epic Brewing Company, Salt Lake City, UT & Denver, CO
“Centennial Hopulent #100”, 8.3% ABV,  ? IBUs

R - Evil Twin Brewing, Brooklyn, NY
“Molotov Cocktail”, 13% ABV, ? IBUs

**Gigantic Brewing Company, Portland, OR
“Ginormous” Dry Hopped Firkin, 8.8% ABV, ? IBUs

Goodlife Brewing Company, Bend, OR
“Comatose”, 9.5% ABV, 95 IBUS

R - Goodlife Brewing Company, Bend, OR
“Hat Trick”, 11% ABV, 90 IBUs

Hopworks Urban Brewery, Portland, OR
“Ace of Spades”, 9% ABV, 100 IBUs

Laurelwood Public House & Brewery, Portland, OR
“Megafauna”, 9.5% ABV, 140 IBUS
 
**NO-LI Brewhouse, Spokane, WA
“Belma Dry-Hopped Jet Star”, 8.1% ABV, 115 IBUS

Oakshire Brewing, Eugene, OR
“Glen’s Hop Vice”, 10.2% ABV, 196 IBUs

Old Town Brewing Co., Portland, OR
“MoJo RYE’sn”, 7.5% ABV, 90 IBUs

Rogue Ales & Spirits
“I2PA” 9.5% ABV, 74 IBUs

Russian River Brewing Co.  Santa Rosa, CA
“Pliny the Elder”, 8% ABV, 100+ IBUs

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico, CA
“Hoptimum”, 10.4% ABV, 100 IBUs

**Solera Brewery, Parkdale, OR
“Cannonball”, 8.9% ABV, 60 IBUs

Stone Brewing Co., San Diego, CA
“RuinTen”, 10.8% ABV, ??? IBUs

Stone Brewing Co./Beachwood/Heretic – San Diego/Long Beach/Fairfield, CA
  “Unapologetic”, 9% ABV, 90 IBUs

R - Trinity Brewing, Colorado Springs, CO
“Double Swingline” DIPA Primitif, 8.2% ABV, 150 IBUs

Widmer Brothers Brewing, Portland, OR
  “Sensory Overload”, 7.8% ABV, 100+ IBUs

R - Worthy Brewing Company, Bend, OR
  “Triple IPA”, 8.5% ABV, 85 IBUs

**Worthy Brewing Company, Bend, OR
“Reckless Indifference”, 9% ABV, 78 IBUs

BERLINER WEISSE OASIS Drafts:

10 Barrel Brewing Company, Bend, OR
“Apricot Crush”, 4.2% ABV

Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR
“Passionfruit Sour”, 4.4% ABV

R - de Garde Brewing, Tillamook, OR
  “Bu Weisse”, 2.10% ABV

R - Pelican Pub & Brewery, Pacific City, OR
  “Peliweisse”, 3.5% ABV

**Debuting or Brewed Especially for IIPA Fest
R – Rare or Normally ‘Pub-Only’ Keg

Entrance fee to the festival is $20 which includes a commemorative IIPA Festival glass and 10 drink tickets good for a 4oz sample of beer (some beers are more expensive and cost 2 tickets per sample). Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.

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