Just as British pale ales brewed to higher gravity to
survive the seafaring voyage to India became known as India pale ales,
British porters fortified with extra alcohol to survive the sojourn to
“Sake Fest PDX is next week; you should review some sake,”
said my editor, plonking two bottles from local producer SakeOne on my
desk. The first, a Moonstone Coconut Lemongrass sake, poured t
The bubblegum-pink wax seal on Alameda’s
Bad Bunny Easter-themed spring seasonal should have been the tip-off.
But the concept of an imperial cream ale was just too interesting to
pass up. Cre
Pale Ales (IPAs) pack a ton of hops as well as increasingly high alcohol.
Whereas they used to boast 5- to 6-percent alcohol by volume (ABV), topping
7-percent is commonplace. After all, the
Great things are happening at Portland’s
New Deal. One of the first of the last decade’s explosion of small craft
distilleries, the brand was for its first six years known only for