Blog Tag: Concordia Ale House

Concordia Ale House's Washington Cup Results 2011

The results of the Washington Cup were released and it looks like Hale's Supergoose took the most votes and was named captain of Washington for next year's Beer Brawl. Here's a list of the Washington contendors and winners: Everybody's Country Boy IPA  (3rd place) Walking Man IPA Mac-N-Jack's IPA  (2nd Place) Big Al's IPA  (4th place) Hale's Supergoose IPA  (1st place) Diamond Knot IPA Elysian "The Immortal"  IPA Dick's IPA Lazy Boy IPA Pike's IPA So,... Read More »

Concordia Ale House Washington Cup 2011

Concordia Ale House Washington Cup 2011 (© Rachael Bennett) I have never been to a brawl, let alone a Beer Brawl, so I decided to head over to Concordia Ale House for the start of their Washington Cup to see what it was all about.  I knew there would be some sort of judging, and of course drinking, so I jumped on the opportunity of combining my two favorite hobbies. When I arrived, I was presented... Read More »

Imperial Birthday Beer Week

As if Oregon Craft Beer Month didn't give me enough to do, I decided to enjoy a self-imposed Imperial Birthday Beer Week: on each of the seven days surrounding my birthday, I sought out an Oregon brewed imperial beer.  I didn't give much preparation to the challenge, I just woke up Sunday and decided to give it a try.  How hard would it be to find (and drink) one imperial beer each day for a... Read More »

Concordia Cup 2010 Results

What a way to end Oregon Beer Craft Month: twelve unmarked Oregon Imperial IPAs in 3 ounce tasters for $13!  Of course, not everyone out there is a hophead, but for those of us that love big imperial IPAs, this is a fun event every year.  Work your way through the tasters, take some notes, and mark your top contender on the ballot.  Concordia Ale House does heavy lifting when it comes to counting the... Read More »

Concordia Ale House's Washington Cup Results

2010 Washington Cup contenders and winners (in the order on the taster tray): Mac-N-Jacks African Amber Elysian Avatar Jasmine IPA (4th place) Baron Uberweiss Diamond Knot XIPA (2nd place) Salmon Creek King Salmon IPA Hales SuperGoose IPA (1st place) Everybody's Seasonal IPA Lazy Boy IPA Dick's Imperial Red (3rd Place) Walkingman's Knuckle Dragger The Washington Cup decides who will captain their state's team in the upcoming Beer Brawl IV: Concordia Ale House's great event pitching... Read More »

The Results Are In: Beer Brawl II

Concordia Ale House's Beer Brawl II The time for speculation is over: the official results are in. I'd like to say that I was able to identify all of them by sight alone, but in all honesty, I couldn't do it--until I was able to smell them.1. Walking Man, Pale Ale (WA) [3]2. Full Sail, Pale Ale (OR)3. Speakeasy Untouchable, Pale Ale (CA)4. Bend Brewing, Hophead IPA (OR) [2]5. Anderson Valley 20th Anniversary DIPA (CA)6.... Read More »

Photos: Concordia Ale House Beer Brawl II

The Beer Brawl II is continuing at the Concordia Ale House. California, Oregon, and Washington duke it out to win your taste buds. As my schedule would have it, I couldn't make it out until Friday at 1:00pm. Well, another twelve beer lunch under my belt... $12, 12 samples, and you get to judge! Three different beers in each of four categories: Pale Ales, IPAs, Stouts, and a open category. As of my visit on... Read More »

The Concordia Ale House is an Enabler

February 5, 2009
Concordia is hosting Beer Brawl II starting Feb 25th. Oregon vs Washington vs California. If only all competitions were this great. . . . It is 2pm on Thursday and my friend Andrew and I are sitting at the Concordia Ale House. This is the earliest I have ever been in the establishment and it is the first time ever for Andrew. Formally The Pink Elephant, Concordia's layout acts as a perfect gathering spot. Even... Read More »

The Biggest and Baddest Oregon Imperial IPAs: The Concordia Cup

Ten 3oz. Imperial IPA samples and scorecard for the 2008 Concordia Cup. Imperial IPA lover? Get your butt to Concordia Ale House July 9th - July 13th for the Concordia Cup! Ten of the best Oregon Imperial IPAs battle it out for supremacy and your vote counts.OK, now that the press release talk is over, let's get down to what's actually involved here. First of all, for all of you that think that beer bloggers... Read More »