Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Overhang Bourbon Imperial Porter release, best beers in America and Shortest Day CDA Bash

Ron Swarner

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Find Two Beers Brewing Co.’s Overhang Imperial Porter.

MORNING FOAM FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom Chuck E. Cheese Challenge. …

Two Beers Brewing Co. has released its 2016 Overhang Bourbon Imperial Porter in 22-ounce wax-dipped bottles. Overhang is a uniquely boozy beer perfect for the season, aged in bourbon barrels for six months with cocoa, cinnamon and a touch of cloves. The result is a roasted caramel and molasses nose with a rich brown head.

Men’s Journal, a monthly lifestyle magazine focused on a variety of topics related to men, recently published a story identifying the 101 best beers in America featuring two from each state. Because its website is a nightmare to scroll through we’ll tell you the two from Washington state: Chuckanut Pilsner and Bale Breaker Field 41.

Oregon craft brewer Ninkasi Brewing Company announced the return of Believer Double Red Ale to its Seasonal Release Series available through April 2017. In partnership with the brewery’s Beer is Love donations program, a portion of all Believer sales will go to three national non-profits.

The Business Intelligence Group named Deschutes Brewery as a global sustainability leader today as part of the 2016 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honor those people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission.

Stirred to join the cry for resistance against the tyrannical oppression of industrial beer, Stone Brewing, Ardent Craft Ales and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery brewed Give Me Stout or Give Me Death with Virginia grown raspberries and blackberries to rally craft beer fans beginning this week. Distribution will be limited, with a second collaboration from the same fierce team Give Me IPA or Give Me Death releasing nationally in February.

In celebration of its recent release of the amazing Shortest Day CDA, Full Sail Brewing will host a Shortest Day Bash Wednesday, Dec. 21. Once the sunsets at 4:25 p.m., Full Sail will be pouring a vertical of Shortest Day CDA and tapping a pub-exclusive cask-conditioned Shortest Day CDA, alongside its CDA on draft. Full Sail will be raffling off prizes including a CAPiTA Snowboard, showcasing local artist renderings of the PNW outdoors and we’ll even have live music by the Hazelnuts on the deck.

The Mannequin Challenged just got Chucked. The infinitely more fun Chuck E. Cheese Challenge is here!