… but beers from the last release are almost gone and we’ve got new ones almost ready to go (well, assuming a few long days in the next couple weeks) so it must be time for our second quarterly release!
We’ve got a great lineup for the season, featuring some beers that really go well with the colder fall weather. As we did last time, there will be blog posts about each beer with more details, but to give a quick preview of what’s coming, we have a couple of big beers that pair well with cold weather, a champagne-like saison conditioned with Muscat juice for all your holiday cheersing, and a tart wild ale re-fermented on fresh peaches because, well, nature says peaches are freshest in late summer and that translated to a November beer release :-)
Sadly our new country tasting room isn’t quite ready to go yet, so the event will again be at our brewery in West Eugene. The good news though, is that we are offering a money-back guarantee that it won’t be 104⁰ this time around! We will be pouring the four new beers plus a handful of other interesting surprises (8 total beers) and have teamed up with a guest chef to create some incredible food pairings for each of the new beers being released in bottles:
Saison du Vin (saison conditioned with Muscat juice) + smoked fruit and pea shoot salad
Four Brothers (Belgian-style quad) + pork and duck rillettes on spent grain crostini with pickled fruit
Rhino Suit (bourbon barrel-aged imperial milk stout) + cocoa braised lamb shoulder with polenta
Shake Your Tree (wild ale with peaches) + squash tart with Earl Grey whipped cream
If you’re anything like me, it makes you hungry just reading that menu, so make sure you get the date on your calendar! And if you’re not already on our mailing list for bottle sales, do it now because those allocations go out this week and pre-purchasers will again get free entry to the event!
Who – YOU! And us! And your friends and families (kids welcome)!
What – Our second quarterly release! Try all our new beers (the only time some will be available), enjoy some amazing food pairings and live music! Then go home with bottles to enjoy later!
Where – Our brewery. 1000 Conger Street, Unit C (behind Tommy’s Paint Pot at 10th and Conger in Eugene)
Cost – Entrance is $15 and includes tokens for beer tastings and a commemorative glass. Food pairings are an additional $15 and available to the first 100 customers. Full pours and further tastings will be available for additional cost and mailing list members who purchase at least 6 bottles in the pre-sale will enter free (12 bottles with food pairings).
Bottle pre-sale – Later this week we will be sending out an email to our mailing list offering a presale of each of the four new beers being released in bottle to make sure our loyal customers get first shot at everything. If you haven’t yet signed up for our mailing list, you can do so here (there’s no obligation to buy). Bottles purchased in the presale will be available for pickup on the day of the event.
I’m sure I’m forgetting something, but make sure the date is on your calendar and sign up for the mailing list if the presale / free event admission interests you.