Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 31, 2014December 31, 2014
•Portland, Oregon-based Breakside Brewery is gearing up for a series of launches beginning New Year’s Day. Fresh year-round releases Lunch Break ISA (4.7% abv) and Amuse Saison (5% abv) will debut January 1 on draft and in 22-ounce bottles, followed by the return of seasonal Salted Caramel Stout (7.9% abv) on draft and bottles a week later. January will also see the release of Tropicalia, a 6%-abv American farmhouse ale that will begin a new series of six Belgian-inspired offerings under the Farmhouse Fruit and Funk umbrella. Breakside has also collaborated with Portland’s Fat Head’s Brewing for the release of Juggling Plums Gose (5% abv) on January 14.
•Hood River, Oregon’s Full Sail Brewing is debuting a new Session Series, which will include three seasonal “session” beers. The first in the series is Session Export, a Dortmunder Export-style lager with a golden color and brewed with imported hop varieties. Session Export (5.8% abv) is available in 12-packs and on draft this winter and spring. Other beers from Full Sail include Full Sail Amber, IPA, Pilsner, Pub Series, Session Lager and Session Black.
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