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8 Seasonal Craft Beers for the Holidays and Beyond

“Full Sail Session Fest is a very smooth Czech-style strong lager. Its malty flavor has notes of raisins and molasses, with a great spicy hop profile. It reminds us a bit of a fig pudding. Session Fest has a crisp, slightly sweet finish.”  


Full Sail Beers Sweep the World Beer Championships

Every Beer Entered by Full Sail Brewing Company Won Gold or Silver Medals at the 2014 World Beer Championships  


Wassail Named One of the Top 10 Winter Beers

Celebrate the Season with Ale and Wassail! Gayot.com gives us their Top 10 Winter Beers including Wassail.  


National Lager Day: Celebrate the world's most popular beer style today

"... we Oregonians have many fine lagers of our own with which to toast the day, thanks to dedicated lager brewers such as Heater Allen in McMinnville, Occidental in St. Johns, Old Town Brewing and Full Sail, Oregon's biggest and best lager house."  


Top 20 microbreweries in America

This tiny town in the Columbia River Gorge is the gateway to Mt. Hood and home to some of the world’s best windsurfing and kayaking. The drive through the gorge to get there is worth the trip itself, but the beers take it to the next level. Enjoy a cask-conditioned Imperial Stout while looking out over Hood River and the Columbia Valley.  


The 100 Best Beers in the World

Our short, dark and drinkable Session Black was named one of the Best Beers in the World.  


Drifters: Eat and Drink Your Way Through the Hood River Valley


Full Sail Brewing Releases 27 Wheatwine Ale for their 27th Anniversary

Full Sail Brewing Company has released a special beer, 27 Wheatwine Ale, brewed with 100% Wheat Malt to celebrate their 27th anniversary.  


Women Shaping the Business of Beer

Featuring: Irene Firmat, CEO and Founder, Full Sail Brewing Co., Hood River, OR  


Brewing Sustainability

Full Sail exemplifies the kind of company that we are thrilled to see emerging in recent years – focused on sustainability, not just in the environmental sense but also in the human/social sense. In fact, we’ve been hearing a lot recently about microbreweries and their pursuit of sustainability.   


Session & Session Black Named Top Lagers Brewed in the US

According to Beerinfo.com, Session and Session Black rank #1 in the “Top Ten List of Lagers Brewed in the United States.”  


Tours on Tap: 8 American Craft Breweries You Need to Visit

Full Sail Brewing named one of the top craft brewery experiences in the US.   


Full Sail Named Top 10 Sustainable U.S. Breweries

It’s Friday afternoon, and you’re bound to be feeling a little thirsty. To help you choose a sustainable sip for tonight’s happy hour, this week we’re rounding up 10 of the most sustainable breweries in the U.S. So, grab a cold one, and rest easy knowing it had little to no impact on our planet.  


Every state in the USA, ranked by its beer

Oregon ranks #1 - Oregon’s long been at the forefront of the craft industry, with brewers like Widmer Brothers, Rogue, Full Sail, and Deschutes leading the national charge as gateway beers for people who want something more out of their pints. But they’re just the OGs of what might be the epicenter of the craft beer movement...  


Full Sail Brewing releases Pilsner year-round in six-packs

While our Cascade Pilsner is inspired by classic European pilsners, this beer is really a celebration of the fresh, local Cascade hops grown by family farmers right here in our beloved Pacific Northwest.  


Three Perfect Days: Portland

America’s hipster capital is home to world-class dining, dozens of microbreweries, a quirky arts scene and some of the most beautiful parks and natural landscapes in the country. Other than that, it’s pretty nice here.  


Full Sail Brewing Releases Brewer’s Share Beer Farias Clara for Oregon Craft Beer Month

July is Oregon Craft Beer Month and to celebrate Full Sail Brewing will release Brewer’s Share “Farias Clara Helles Lager” crafted by Brewer Francisco Farias Martinez. The beer is available on draft and in 22 oz bottles through September.  


Full Sail Brewing Releases Ales for ALS Dry Hopped Pale

Full Sail Brewing is proud to be one of the 69 craft brewers across the country that has joined the Ales for ALS™ campaign in support of the ALS Therapy Development Institute’s (ALS TDI) mission to discover and develop effective treatments for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. As part of the program, participating brewers receive a special blend of experimental hops donated by B.T. Loftus Ranches and HopUnion.  


Full Sail Buoys Craft Beer By Keeping It Simple

Without adapting, flexing and going where the competition won't, there's no way Full Sail Brewing would have hung around for 27 years.   


Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

..."As you are planning your barbecue this summer, consider looking at any of these great craft beers to help bring out the best flavors in each dish you choose. Pair Full Sail Session Black with Steak"...  


36 Hours in Hood River, Ore

Hood River’s multifaceted climate is a little like Sochi’s — only without palm trees. Popularized as a windsurfing destination in the 1980s, this waterfront town in the Columbia River Gorge is blessed with mild to balmy temperatures nine months of the year, while nearby Mount Hood never runs out of snow.  


Full Sail Brewing named Craft Brewer of the Year by Beverage World Magazine

Full Sail Brewing has been named “Craft Brewer of the Year” by Beverage World Magazine for their 26 years of “sustainable stewardship, quality, consistency and operational ingenuity.”  


Zwickelmania! Local Craft Brewery Open House

Four local breweries, Full Sail Brewing, Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom, Pfriem Family Brewers and Logdsdon Farmhouse Ales will be opening their brewhouse doors for the event.  


Full Sail Brewing Releases 2014 Vintage Bourbon Aged Imperial Stout

Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout-- an annual celebration of the best of American beer and American bourbon.  


Great winter trips in the West

Ski on the cheap in Hood River, Oregon. An hour from Portland, OR, Hood River’s great après-ski restaurant scene is booming. Here's where to go  


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