Blog Tag: Heater Allen

Happy Hour Weekly Planner – N/NE Portland Edition

Although many folks tout the Northwest’s cold and wet winters as a reason we have such great beer and pub culture, I do not find myself excited to seek out a killer happy hour deal when I punch out and it is already pitch black by 4:30. Therefore, I have held back this post until the sun returned, the days got longer and the mercury routinely rose above 60. The stars have now aligned, so... Read More »

Discovering Lagers Through Heater Allen

November 18, 2011
© Elii Walsh Over Halloween weekend, I had the pleasure of sampling a few beers from a McMinnville based brewery, Heater Allen.  At Heater Allen they "specialize in producing distinctive all-malt lager and other German and Czech style beers". Being that I've never been a huge lager fan, this is new territory for me. What is a lager? From Heater Allen's website, "Lager beers are fermented at lower temperatures than ale, using yeast that has adapted to... Read More »