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Sometimes the best of a brewer’s art, like jazz, can be shown by the notes you don’t play. In our case we bring that elegance of simplicity into our new limited edition lager brewed with one select barley and one of the best of Northwest hops.
The Green Brew Ha Ha, 3 P's quest to find sustainability in the brewing industry.
This knockout winter warmer has been a brewing tradition for Full Sail for more than two decades and keeps on pleasing with its mix of toasty malts and Pacific Northwest hops.
Top Sail Bourbon Porter paired with Fruit Cake, you bet.
93 Points - Aged for about 10 months in Bourbon casks, there’s no shortage of aromas or flavors
here with loads of dark chocolate,
Check out Peter Genovese's review of our Hoppy Holiday Ale - Wreck the Halls
Denver Post recommends Wassail!
Brewery Invites you to Meet the Brewers and the Beer and Support Local Charity
Dr. Fermento decribes his love for LTD 03
Beernut blogger and beer writer Norman Miller profiles brews from Full Sail Brewing Company
The Beer Session's Celena Cipriaso's features Full Sail CEO and Founder, Irene Firmat, in her Women in Beer series.
Wreck the Halls, a Festive Brewmaster Reserve Beer
Oregon brewer partners with L. Knife & Son Companies to bring beer to more regions in the US
Full Sail Brewing Releases Wassail for the Holiday Season
The October Madness beer tournament came home to Wired’s San Francisco headquarters Oct. 7, where we met up with the hard-working and extremely beer-deserving staff of Mother Jones magazine to taste Session Black and Wassail from Full Sail Brewing Company.
Cheers to Kevin Hornseth, assistant manager at Andy's Liquor Marketplace Northwest for submitting our Session as Beer of the Week.
The Amber ale from Full Sail in Oregon is a true original, a benchmark in a hotbed of micro-brewing. Dark russet in color, this beer seems tailor-made for sweater weather.
Here’s a brief peek in to Lisa's recent hop trip experience.
Check out Portland Beer Examiner Scott Fischer's write up about a day at hop harvest in our great state of Oregon when his world was suffused with the resinous, heady, intoxicating aroma of hops.
Some Monday afternoon commuters may have sworn they saw a shrub pedaling across the Hawthorne Bridge: in fact it was publican Jesse McCann on his way back to Apex on Southeast Division Street with a hop vine he brought back from Sodbusters Farm near Wiillamette Mission Park. McCann and about 60 other Portland pubsters were guests on Full Sail's annual hop tour bus, an event that means fresh hop season is upon us.
Check out Angelo's blog about a day at hop harvest with the Full Sail crew "frolicking like bemused children through the enchanted columns of seemingly infinite hops."
Jeff's recount of an epic and glorious day on at the hop farm during harvest "to see from whence our favorite spice comes."
Full Sail Brewing Company and Burgerville team up to support Doernbecher Children’s Hospital with Fresh and Local Dish
LTD 03 - Tasters say: "crisp, clean, and a great session beer"
Some beers are meant to be enjoyed right away and others reward your patience by evolving and improving with age. Full Sail’s Old Boardhead Barleywine gives a good name to delayed gratification. While ready to drink now, Old Boardhead cellars exceptionally well.
A dubbel modeled after the abbey style beers of Belgium complete with a flavor profile that invites calm and quiet reflection.
Check out the video from KPTV FOX 12 about our award winning Session Lager
Following four rounds of judging, the winners were chosen by the international, highly respected judging panel. Judges blind-tasted beers from over five hundred entries in twenty-seven countries.
We’ve talked about beer-worthy beaches and beach-worthy beers, and now we’re continuing with another summer-fun brew, Full Sail Spotless IPA
Food and beer pairing segment from KOIN's Studio 6 featuring Full Sail Brewmaster Jamie Emmerson
Barbecue tends to go best with beers that aren't too hoppy. For sweet/smoky 'cue, try an amber like Full Sail's.
Session Lager named one of the Five Best Beers Made in America
On the Importance of Being BEERVANA
Session Black named one of the "Best Local Brews" by Portland Monthly Magazine
Wine Enthusiast Reviews Pale Ales - 90 Points for Full Sail Pale!
Review of our short, dark and drinkable - Session Black
Full Sail Brewing has been named one of the “100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon” by Oregon Business magazine for the second year in a row. The winners were selected from over 500 companies that participated.
"Showing great balance and excellent drinkability"
World Beer Championships Award: Gold Medal - Rating: 92 points (Exceptional) Fourth gold in a row for LTD 02 from the WBC!
Come toast American Craft Beer Week and Meet the Brewer and The Beer - Wendell Bryant's Vendell Veizen
Blueacre Seafood's smoked salmon potato skins are a good match with some Sessions Lager.
Full Sail all-American brews landed in Charleston this month
We are so proud of the newest member of the Full Sail family. Session Black recently claimed a gold medal in the American-style dark lager category at the Brewers Association (BA) World Beer Cup® 2010, the world's largest-ever commercial beer competition.
The Portland Business Journal recently recognized Irene Firmat, Full Sail’s Founder and CEO, for her contributions to the business community.
Best of Green 2010 for Excellence in Sustainability Awards
If you thought you knew your beers, think again! Today’s episode features Jamie and Irene from Full Sail.
The newly launched Beer Connoisseur magazine recently gave our Full Sail Amber an "Exceptional - 95 Point" rating.
Portland Craft Beer Examiner, Scott Fisher reviews LTD 01...Rich, satisfying, and right on target.
We are busting with pride to announce that our beers were awarded 6 major medals, including 5 Gold and one Silver at the 2010 World Beer Championships competition, a blind tasting competition conducted by the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) of Chicago, Illinois.
95 POINTS: Considered a DRAFT classic, these beers represent the top echelon of our tastings
Portland Business Journal reports that Portland Oregon was ranked the #1 greenest US city. Oregon - a great place to live and make beer!
Full Sail Top Sail Imperial Porter - "Awesome worth remembering" - Four Stars.
This bourbon-barrel aged porter is silky and chocolaty with some musty walnut and maple flavors. The scent reminded us of port and expensive leather, vanilla and wheat... we felt like the hoppy edge keeps this beer in balance.
Founded in 1987, Full Sail Brewing Co. is in the middle of big beer country in Oregon. They make a few pretty hefty brews themselves, but the brewery also is leading the way in a craft beer revival of sessionable brews.
92 Points: Exceptional recommendation.
Collin Godkin, Full Sail’s Packaging Manager, is the proud brewer of the newest Brewer’s Share beer from Full Sail Brewing.
Wine Enthusiast Reviews Amber Ales - 90 Points for Full Sail Amber! Amber or red ales are great intermediary brews when making the transition between winter warmers and lighter, crisper quaffs.
Tasting panel awards Session Black 95 Points!
Our barrel aged beers have been a Full Sail tradition since 1998 when we discovered the magic that happens when you pair vintage barrels, dedication, and patience.
Wine Enthusiast Reviews Winter Beers - Wassail scores 91!