Blog Tag: Corvallis

Fermented Photo: Figgy Pudding from Block 15

Not quite Portland, but then again, not talking about Block 15 would be a great sin of tremendous proportions.   Block 15 from Corvallis Oregon is out of the gate with their first official bottle release of Figgy Pudding. From their website: "Inspired by a 16th century English Christmas cake our Figgy Pudding is brewed with English Pale & Specialty malts & molasses and fermented with London ale yeast.  After fermentation we matured Figgy Pudding... Read More »

South of Portland: Block 15 Brewing Company in Corvallis

Nick Arzner, owner, brewer, bartender... Before I get started with this writeup, I think it's only fair that you know I've got a big prejudice against Block 15 Brewery.   It may color my writing a bit, so I wanted to air all grievences right away.  I did talk to owner Nick Arzner about my problem, but he said that there's nothing he can do about it, and for that I'll always be a bit... Read More »

South of Portland: Flat Tail Brewing in Corvallis

Flat Tail Brewing, Corvallis, OR. As we continue our journey South of Portland, we end up at Flat Tail Brewing.   But things have become out of sync since the information in this article is a bit out of date with what's currently happening at Flat Tail Brewing.   When we were invited to check out the establishment in mid-February, they were on track to open the restaurant side of the business soon: the kitchen... Read More »

South of Portland: Oregon Trail Brewery in Corvallis

Beer at 11am again on day two. This time, our group meets up at Oregon Trail Brewery in Corvallis. Several years ago, I lived in Corvallis.  This was the first place I landed after moving to the West Coast from South Carolina—and this is when I started to really get into local beer.  By that time, I had long since switched from the American macro lagers I drank in college to other American beers like Harpoon... Read More »

South of Portland: Beers in Eugene and Corvallis

February 18, 2010
Down to Eugene. I was invited by Travel Lane County, Visit Corvallis, and Travel Oregon to go on a trip last weekend to Eugene and Corvallis to visit six breweries over the weekend.  You know the routine: meet the brewer, drink and talk beer, and shoot some photos.  Well, a lot of photos.  I came back with over 10GB. What's the idea behind this trip?  Well, some of the Oregon Tourism sites like what we... Read More »