#russianriver Archives – PorchDrinking.com
Ultimate 6er | Beers to Make Up for the 6 Worst Xmas Gifts EverDecember 22, 2022 | Seth Garland
We all seem to have finally gotten on the same page about hating Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”—and nothing has made me happier during these dismal days than a coordinated hatred of the most nauseating song ever written.
Ultimate 6er | The Forgotten OnesJune 9, 2021 | Seth Garland
With the deadline for this article looming and no fresh beer in the fridge, it seemed to be a good chance to round up some of the forgotten-about beers lying around the house and give them a new chance at life. We all have them: beers we got as gifts that aren’t our usual style; leftovers from a party ca. 2019; a few dusties that got buried in the garage fridge; treasures that grew legs and hid themselves out of sight.
Wherever they come from, and for whatever reasons they remain shelved, it’s time to give some love to the forgotten fridge beers as we clear out some space for summer sippin’.
What We’re Drinking | May 28, 2021May 28, 2021 | Brandon Cohran
It’s been a hell of a two weeks in the craft beer world since we’ve last had a drink check. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then head over to Brienne (@ratmagnet) on Instagram and read the thousands of accounts of sexual harassment, misogyny and unfair treatment to women all across the industry. This movement isn’t something to be funny or cute about, so here’s some of the beers that our staff have had during the last two weeks. Guys — specifically white bearded dudes in the industry who look just like me — be better. Here is What We’re Drinking:
Ultimate 6er | The Gloom Index of RadioheadNovember 11, 2020 | Seth Garland
“We live in strange times,” Thom Yorke said to Stephen Colbert in 2019. “It’s not my fault.”
If you’re a Radiohead fan to any degree, please read on. You may be fond of this article, but not in love. Calm. Read at a better pace; slower and more calculated. Become an informed member of society. No longer empty and frantic. Be prepared to nerd out.
San Francisco Beer Week Event Recap | Berkeley Media PreviewJanuary 24, 2020 | Constance Del Rio
It’s that wonderful time of year again where Craft Breweries and Craft Beer lovers alike rejoice in copious new beer releases, fantastically planned events, and can all relate to being both excited for San Francisco Beer Week (SFBW) to be here and counting the days until their livers aren’t screaming at them. Our writers in the San Francisco Bay Area were invited to preview some of the local wares and can releases for this year’s SFBW and we wanted to share the good word you! Read More
The OGs of Craft Beer | Russian River – Pliny the ElderAugust 9, 2018 | Jeremy Fuerst
Neither Vinnie nor Natalie Cilurzo are likely to read this piece about Russian River Pliny the Elder.
Not that it is anything personal; it is just that when you are in the nonstop process of brewing world-class beer while expanding from a 17,000 BBL system to a 70,000 BBL system, you tend to lack the time to Google yourself. Read More
Ultimate 6er | Steven UniverseApril 18, 2018 | Scott Johnson
There’s nothing quite as special in the world of animation as Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe. Rebecca Sugar created this pastel wonderland out of her love of classic anime, space opera, and enchanting melody. The result of her hard work is not only one of the best cartoons of this decade but an incredible examination of sci-fi-infused LGBTQ discovery.
2017 Guide to Finding Pliny the Younger in ColoradoJanuary 31, 2017 | Tristan Chan
In an age when cult beers have grown to become more and more plentiful. The standard bearer that still moves the needle when it comes to the zenith of release hype begins and ends with Russian River’s Russian River Brewing‘s Pliny the Younger.
What We’re Drinking | July 8th, 2016July 8, 2016 | Lanie Novack
Alas, it is Friday. Despite the extended holiday weekend, I’m sure this week dragged on for most given the inevitable hangover we all tackled on Tuesday. Fear not, beer lovers. … Read More
Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News RoundupJune 20, 2016 | Chelsea Mitchell
Left Hand brews are headed to cans, Russian River finally expands, and Sierra Nevada’s Mills River brewery achieves LEED Platinum certification. The beer world is bustling and it is time for you to catch up. Read on to catch the details of the latest craft beer news in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
2016 Where to Find Pliny the Younger in ColoradoFebruary 5, 2016 | Tristan Chan 4
Pliny the Younger, Russian River Brewing‘s highly sought after Triple IPA, will return once again in limited availability beginning the week of February 20th. Elite Brands, which distributes Russian River … Read More
Russian River Brewing | Blind Pig IPANovember 7, 2014 | Scott Hoffman
Bear with me, folks. I’m going to take the scenic route to my beer showcase today. And the route goes through bourbon country.
Roundtable Discussion: Best Brewery in AmericaJuly 24, 2013 | Jason Behler
Beervana: Portland, OR (Part 2)September 12, 2012 | Scott Hoffman
Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF from here on out): So let’s first go over some of the logistics of OBF. As I said in my previous post, there were about 80 or so breweries present, and it’s all outdoors. Unlike other beer fests, you also choose how much beer you get at each booth. Do you only want a sample? That’ll be one token. A full mug of beer? Four tokens. It’s really a beautiful system. Read More