Fresh Hop Ales Coming On Line
Ah, fall, the time when the serious beers come out. (Sort of like the movie calender, no?) In particular, it's fresh hop time. The harvest is in, the beers have been brewed, and now they're starting to pop up around town. Here's a brief run-down.
Rock Bottom Hop HarvestOthers with fresh hop ales (but no info!): Hopworks Vienna, Ninkasi.
Available: Released 9/4
BridgePort Hop Harvest
Hops: Centennials (70 IBU)
Available: Already released in bottles and on tap.
Full Sail Lupulin
Hops: Mt Rainier, Cascade and Nugget (70 IBU)
Available: Pilsner Room in Portland, Brewery in Hood River
Laurelwood Hop Bale Ale
Hops: Liberty (56 IBU)
Available: Released Wed; available at the brewpub
Double Mountain Killer Green IPA
Hops: Crystal (60 IBU)
Available: Released yesterday
Info from the 2007 version--I'll update it if the recipe has changed.
Pelican Elemental Ale
Hops: Sterling (85 IBU)
Rogue Independence Ale
Hops: Homegrown Willamette and Centennial (85 IBU)
Deschutes Hop Trip
Hops: Crystal (35 IBU)
Available: October 18