How to Enjoy a Pint After Work Mar16

How to Enjoy a Pint ...

Sometimes it’s difficult to find time for the simple pleasures in life.  What could be more enjoyable then a quick pint and a pretzel before continuing home or back to work?  If you’re like me, making a pint a priority is important for good health and sanity.  I find that...

Rogue Saturday After...

Peregrine and I walked from our home in the SW hills to Rogue  in the Pearl.  We actually were shooting for Deschutes, but unbelievably they had a 30 minute wait at 2:30 pm for the two of us.  So, a couple more blocks and we were at the overly confident and expensive, but pretty great...

Monday Hoppy Hour Mar02

Monday Hoppy Hour

At least two Monday’s a month I like to go to my local watering hole the Lompoc Brewpub.  For my friends in Santa Barbara, they pronounce it ‘Laumpak’ here.  I made the mistake this time of ordering the C-Note Imperial IPa.  A giant IPA with over-the-top hops and an...

Friday Happy Hour at...

All this pizza talk has taken its toll. And the Bridgeport Brew-house in the Pearl is the perfect place to get a great pizza, handcrafted ale and a variety of happy hour appetizers that satisfy. One of the unique snacks we got was the warm olives and almonds in olive oil with coriander seeds....

Cask Porter at Descutes Feb21

Cask Porter at Descu...

I’m an IPA guy.  Big, bold and hoppy are attributes of ale I am preferring these days.  I do take notice, however, when any local pour is on cask— served  straight from the barrel without the use of nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure.  So the other day before a scheduled...