Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson – Portland Beer Podcast episode 69

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson – Portland Beer Podcast episode 69

In this episode of the Portland Beer Podcast our Host Steven Shomler visits with Helen Lewis w Portland Cider Co. and Jake Neilson w Widmer Brothers Brewing talking about the Snakebite Showdown and previewing the 2018 Snake Bite Showdown!

The 2018 Edition of the Snakebite Showdown takes place Saturday June 16th from 1 PM – 7 PM at the Widmer Brothers Pub Beer Garden.

Get you tickets to the 2018 Snakebite Showdown here – www.merctickets.com/events/54668185/snakebite-showdown-2018

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Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

More About this Episode

During this fun episode you will learn what a snakebite is and you here about some of the snakebites being poured at the 2018 Snakebite Showdown

More About the 2018 Snakebite Showdown

 21 + Only – No one under 21 years of age

When – Saturday June 16th from 1 PM – 7 PM

Where – Widmer Bothers Pub Beer Garden 955 N Russell St, Portland, OR 97227

Tickets – Advance admission cost $20 ($25 at the gate), which includes a commemorative glass and six drink tickets; additional tasting tickets will be available for $2 each. All snakebite blends will be one ticket per four-ounce sample

Advance Tickets are available here –
www.merctickets.com/events/54668185/snakebite-showdown-2018

Food

The Chicagoland Food Cart will have Deep Pizza!

Chicagoland Quality Eats will have Italian Beef Sandwiches, Chicago Dogs, and Cheeseburgers!

The Widmer Brother Portland Pub Pop Up will have sausages and pretzels!

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

Snakebites Being Poured

Legless Lizard by Sasquatch Brewery / New West Cider
A special blend of house sours, our Pure Guava Gose and Wild Boysenberry Pinot barrel-aged sour cider; blend to make a super tart, super juicy Snakebite for the ages. 5.50%

Ivan the Berryble by Santiam Brewing / Anthem Cider
A blend of 30% Santiam Brewing Impersky Russian Imperial Stout, 100% aged in bourbon barrels for eight months, and 70% Anthem Blackberry Pear Cider.  Bourbon nose, slight roast, smooth blackberry, pear and apple finish. 5.90%

Black Shore by Finnriver Farm & Cider / Ground Breaker Brewing  A complex, immensely drinkable blend of Finnriver’s Farm & Cidery’s botanical Lavender Black Currant Cider and Ground Breaker Brewing’s Paddy Porter. Bright, organic crisp WA apple gains color and character with additions of tart, black currant and herbaceous local lavender. Roasted chestnuts, roasted lentils, cacao nibs, and dark roasted rice malt from Eckert Malting & Brewing round out this blend with depth and a delightful mouth feel. The Black Shore, where the river meets the ground is 100% gluten free. 6%

Space Grenade by Ecliptic Brewing / Square Mile Cider Co.       
Ecliptic Brewing and Square Mile Cider Co. teamed up to blend Ecliptic’s flavor packed citrusy, fruity, and piney Starburst IPA with a semi-dry apple cider with pomegranate and vanilla added from Square Mile. The result is Space Grenade – the only snakebite needed for exploring the galaxy, or a Saturday afternoon in Portland. 7.00%

Belgian Fields Forever by McMenamins Edgefield Brewery / McMenamins Edgefield Cider
Belgian flavors of bubble gum and clove from our Rooster Rock Dubbel precede a light strawberry sweetness and soft herbal notes from Edgefield Cider’s Strawberry Spring Fling. A light effervescence leads to a crisp, dry finish.   6.69%

Pineapple Pursuit by Portland Cider Company  / The Widmer Brothers Brewery
The pursuit to fruit forward happiness starts with our blend of Portland Cider Co. Pineapple Cider and Widmer Brothers Fruitless Pursuit IPA. A classic IPA finish with lots of fruitiness fun to undermine the efforts of Widmer’s brewers to not use fruit in a fruit forward IPA. 6.2%

Limey Lager by Portland Cider Company / Widmer Brothers Brewery Two traditions in one glass – Helles Lager and a Moscow Mule with Portland Cider Co.’s Ginger Limey Cider. Refreshing, bright + citrusy, with an added layer of complexity from the barrel – aging process of Widmer’s Holz Helles. 6%

Battle of the Bogside by Cider Riot! / Kells
A classic take on an Irish Black Velvet snakebite, Battle of the Bogside is a blend of Kells Dry Irish Stout and Cider Riot! Burncider Dry Draught Cider, roastiness from the stout blends nicely with the toffee and fruit notes from the traditional cider apples used in the Burncider. 5%

Cuppa Maple Joe’d Brit (Nitro) by Shattered Oak Brewing / 12 Bridge Ciderworks 
Pours a hazy gold with aromas of Mt. Hood Roasters beans and toasted biscuits, drizzled with maple syrup and honey. Smooth mouth feel and a delightful mapley malt flavor. Finishes clean and crisp leaving you ready for the next pint! Cheers mate! 6%

Dank & Fly by Wild Ride Brewing / Swift Cider 
A blend of Electri-Fly IPA & Pineapple Hop Cider provides a juicy tropical aroma that transitions well to notes of citrus in the flavor. This stems from a variety of hops, including southern hemisphere hops, used in the brews. 6.50%

Surf & Sour by 2 Towns Ciderhouse / Flat Tail Brewing
A collaboration between two Corvallis icons, Surf & Sour blends Flattail Brewing’s 2017 GABF Gold Medal winning Lemon Verbena & Hops Dam Wild Sour with 2 Towns Ciderhouse’s summer hit, Pacific Pineapple made with 100% Costa Rican Golden Pineapples. Extremely complex and tangy, with just the perfect amount of sweetness. 6%

Piña Chillada by Hopworks Urban Brewery / HUB Cider
You put the Totally Chill in the Pineapple Cider, and you drink them both up. This tropical and refreshing cider mixes perfectly with our seasonal Hazy IPA. Sit back, drink up and enjoy this easy drinking Snakebite 5.60%

Bauman’s Cider / Culmination Brewing – Details of this snakebite to be announced.

Reveille Ciderworks / Reach Break Brewing – Details of this snakebite to be announced.

Double Mountain / Double Mountain – Details of this snakebite to be announced.

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider / Modern Times – Details of this snakebite to be announced.

Xylem Cider Works / Yachats Brewing + Farmstore – Details of this snakebite to be announced.

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

Snakebite Showdown Facebook Book Event Page

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Other Podcast Episodes Mentioned in This Episode

Jeff Parrish Portland Cider Company – Portland Beer Podcast Episode 55 www.portlandbeerpodcast.com/jeff-parrish-portland-cider-company-portland-beer-podcast-episode-55

Portland Cider Company Annual Events – Portland Beer Podcast Episode 54 www.portlandbeerpodcast.com/portland-cider-company-annual-events-portland-beer-podcast-episode-54

Portland Chef Neil Davidson – Portland Culinary Podcast episode 24 www.portlandculinarypodcast.com/portland-chef-neil-davidson-portland-culinary-podcast

 

 

 

 

 

Snakebite Showdown Helen Lewis & Jake Neilson - Portland Beer Podcast episode 69 by Steven Shomler

 The Portland Beer Podcast 411

The Portland Beer Podcast is brought to you by Portland Culinary Radio and this episode was recorded at Widmer Brothers Brewing.

Steven Shomler is the Host and Creator of the Portland Beer Podcast.

Many thanks to Ken Wilson a true Media Maestro for his excellent sound engineering and editing!

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Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider – Portland Beer Podcast episode 68

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider – Portland Beer Podcast episode 68

In this cider centric episode of the Portland Beer Podcast our Host Steven Shomler and special co-host Jana Daisy-Ensign visit with Vicki Daigneault with Bad Granny Hard Cider.

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Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

 More About this Episode

During this episode you will hear a fun story about Vicki’s time working in Portland for a brewery, where her cider journey began, and how Bad Granny Cider came to be.

At the end of this podcast Vicki, Jana, and Steven enjoy some Bad Granny Hard Cider including Bad Granny Rainier Cherry Hard Cider!

Follow Bad Granny Hard Cider

Website – www.badgrannycider.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/BadGrannyCider

 Instagram – www.instagram.com/badgrannycider

 Twitter – www.twitter.com/badgrannycider

If you visit Chelan, WA,

Cider and Beer in Chelan!

If you visit Chelan, WA, including the town of Manson 8 miles away, there are 5 cideries and 2 breweries for you to check out. See our list below. We are also told that Chelan is home to at least one good dive bar as well.

Chelan is a 5-hour drive from Portland and a great place to take a weekend trip to!

Bad Granny Hard Cider and Karma Vineyards

Please note – if you want to visit Bad Granny Hard  Cider they are located at Karma Vineyards in Chelan.

Karma Vineyards is the first Methode Champenoise house in the Lake Chelan AVA and they have a underground wine cave.

Karma Vineyards is also home to 18 Brix Restaurant.

The vineyard itself is 14 acres of selected varietals including Gewürztraminer, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. Karma Vineyards rests on the south shore of Lake Chelan where its northern facing slope creates a relatively late harvest season.

See this link for more information about Karma Vineyards- www.goodkarmawines.com

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven ShomlerVicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Information on Visiting Chelan

You can download the Chelan Visitor’s Guide here can download the Chelan Visitor’s Guide here – www.lakechelan.com/visitor-guide

Or you can go to www.lakechelan.com

Stehekin

If you make up to Chelan, taking the Lady of the Lake ferry up Lake Chelan to the town of Stehekin is a very fun thing to do. Stehekin is only accessible by boat, plane or hiking.

For more information on Stehekin see this two websites –

www.ladyofthelake.com    or     www.stehekin.com

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Cider and Beer in Chelan List

Bad Granny Hard Cider Chelan

Lake Chelan Brewery Chelan

Manchester Road Cider Company Chelan

Rootwood Cider Manson

Steelhead Cider Chelan

Stormy Mountain Brewing and Local Public House Manson

Washington Gold Cider Chelan

Senor Frogs – Dive Bar Chelan

 

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Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

 

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

 The Portland Beer Podcast 411

The Portland Beer Podcast is brought to you by Portland Culinary Radio and this episode was recorded at Oregon Mead and Cider.

Steven Shomler is the Host and Creator of the Portland Beer Podcast.

Many thanks to Ken Wilson a true Media Maestro for his excellent sound engineering and editing!

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Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

Vicki Daigneault Bad Granny Hard Cider - Portland Beer Podcast episode 68 by Steven Shomler

 

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Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter – Portland Beer Podcast episode 67

Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter - Portland Beer Podcast episode 67 by Steven ShomlerCheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter – Portland Beer Podcast episode 67

In this episode of the Portland Beer Podcast our Host Steven Shomler and special co-host Don Scheidt visits with Rick Strauss w Bent Shovel Brewing and Charles Porter w Little Beast Brewing talking about the Cheers to Belgian Beers Portland beer festival.

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Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter - Portland Beer Podcast episode 67 by Steven Shomler

More About the 2018 edition of Cheers to Belgian Beers

 When – Friday June 1st 1 PM – 9 PM, and Saturday June 2nd 12 PM to 8 PM

Where – The North Warehouse at 723 N. Tillamook St, Portland, OR 97227.

Tickets – $20 includes admission, 1 beer glass, and 8 Tasting tickets – http://www.merctickets.com/events/54072643/cheers-to-belgian-beers

Food – When you attend the 2018 edition of Cheers to Belgian Beers you be able to enjoy food from Urban German Grill, and the Monk’s Deli Food Cart.

21+ – This event is for people 21 years of age and over. Please remember to bring valid ID so you can get into the festival.

From the Cheers to Belgian Beers Event Page

www.facebook.com/events/2088610188047944

“The Cheers to Belgian Beers festival, which showcases around 75 Belgian-style beers brewed by Oregon craft brewers, has announced details for this year’s event. The 12th annual festival will take place June 1 and 2 at The North Warehouse at 723 N. Tillamook St. Hours are 1pm to 9pm on Friday and 12pm to 8pm on Saturday.

Drink packages at the door will cost $20 for a souvenir beer goblet and eight drink tickets (only one glass and eight tickets will be sold to any one person at any one time).

The festival is donating $1 from every ticket package sold to House That Beer Built, a partnership between Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East and the local craft beer industry. This exciting new collaboration celebrates the strength and creativity of Oregon’s craft beer industry, along with its passion for community involvement. Participating breweries and businesses pledge to raise funds with the goal of collectively raising $75,000 to fully sponsor a home for a Portland family. Learn more about Habitat’s work at Habitatportlandmetro.org.

What makes this festival stand out is the fact that every beer is potentially made using the same primary yeast strain: Precious. Precious is a classic Belgian yeast that features a very mild phenolic character balanced with moderate fruitiness. This year, brewers were also given the option to add a secondary aging strain, Suburban Brett, a brettanomyces yeast that shines when used in wood barrels, producing complex and balanced aromas of sour cherry and dried fruit.

To ensure diversity among the beers submitted—as well as show off the creativity of Oregon’s craft brewers— the color and strength of each brewery’s beer is determined by a dart throw. Depending on where the dart lands on the board determines whether that brewery will brew a Belgian-style beer that is light or dark in color, with amber as the midpoint; and low or high in alcohol, with six percent being the midpoint. Breweries that hit a bullseye get a wild card and can select their own color and strength. The dart throw is held in January, giving the breweries plenty of time to determine their submission.

Portland’s Cheers to Belgian Beers takes place inside The North Warehouse as well as outside in the tented parking lot. Food is available from Urban German Grill and Monk’s Deli; Brewed Oregon will be selling Oregon craft beer gear and apparel. Street parking is available, but limited. Attendees are encouraged to take public transportation — the TriMet Bus Line 35 stops one block away and the Yellow Max Line stops two blocks away — or ride their bike, with complimentary bike parking available.”

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 The Portland Beer Podcast 411

The Portland Beer Podcast is brought to you by Portland Culinary Radio and this episode was recorded at The Little Beast Brewing Beer Garden.

Steven Shomler is the Host and Creator of the Portland Beer Podcast.

Many thanks to Ken Wilson a true Media Maestro for his excellent sound engineering and editing!

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Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter - Portland Beer Podcast episode 67 by Steven Shomler Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter - Portland Beer Podcast episode 67 by Steven Shomler Cheers to Belgian Beers with Brewers Rick Strauss and Charles Porter - Portland Beer Podcast episode 67 by Steven Shomler

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