Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Black Raven BeakTweaker and 54°40’ Brewing releases, Lompoc Oregon Scenic Tourism

Ron Swarner

Black-Raven-BeakTweakerMORNING FOAM FOR THURSDAY, MAY 18 2017: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the beat drop …

Black Raven Brewing will re-release its popular seasonal IPA, BeakTweaker, Friday, May 19. Built on a firm base of barley and rye malts, the BeakTweaker features bold citrus flavors and aromatics. A bright bitterness combines with citrus hop characteristics accented by the addition of earthy black lemon, orange peel and lemon peel.

On the north side of the Columbia River there are a lot of things happening at 54°40’ Brewing Company. The one and a half year old brewery is set to host its inaugural Outlaw Beer Festival, release its popular Käscadia Kölsch in 12-ounce cans and launch a new beer with Preserve the Wonder IPA. Brewpublic has the scoop.

True to its mission to protect and sustain the coastal area it calls home, Pelican Brewing Co. invites brew lovers to “drink a beer and save a fish.” A portion of proceeds from every barrel of Pelican’s Five Fin west coast pilsner sold will be donated to the Salmon Superhighwy—an unprecedented effort to restore access to almost 180 miles of blocked habitat throughout six major salmon and steelhead rivers of Oregon’s North Coast.

Since both AB-InBev and MillerCoors began plucking shiny young breweries alongside medium sized regional favorites, there has been lots of speculation as to who will be purchased next.  Anyone following along for the past few years is able to gauge who might need to cash out due to hard times, and it’s usually obvious who is starting up looking for the quick flip. Here are seven breweries that will probably never sell out.

The Brewers Association, not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent craft brewers, recently released its Beer Style Guidelines for 2017. Assembled annually by the BA, these guidelines serve as a model resource for brewers and beer competition organizers alike, all while celebrating diverse beer styles from around the world.

Welcome to Lompoc, Oregon” is a new video and branding campaign for twenty-year old Portland mainstay Lompoc Brewing.  The new tourism video is created by Lompoc Oregon Scenic Tourism (LOST) Division, established in 1997, for more visit LompocOregon.com.

And finally, this toddler already knows that the dance don’t start until the beat DROPS. …