Tag Archives: Barrel

Golden Oak wins Second Place Judges Choice at Portland’s Willamette Week Pro Am

So, after pouring their beer for seven hours against 31 other ingenious beers, Tracy’s Golden Oak got second place for Judges’ Choice. Congrats to my brilliant wife, to Danny of Rogue Brewery, and Jesse of Lange Estate Winery for turning … Continue reading

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Kegging Golden Oak: Willamette Week Pro AM Beer Lange Winery Rogue Brewery

My wife’s beer, “Golden Oak” nears completion.  Inspired by Lange Estate Winery’s iconic, barrel-fermented Pinot Gris, Jesse Lange lent her a barrel to ferment her Belgian Golden Strong (read about the journey here).  After two months it has absorbed all that magic Pinot Gris from the barrel. … Continue reading

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GLENDRONACH DISTILLERY VISIT AND REVIEW: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #21

This Memorial Day: we enjoy getting burned by Americans but make up for it with Whisky and wildlife. Enjoy: My wife and I had traveled Southern and Eastern Scotland for weeks.  By now, our trip hummed on a tight daily … Continue reading

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