Update! Giveaway is now closed, and Peddler’s Kickstarter is now funded. Thanks for your patronage.
Well, I promised you a giveaway involving beer and bikes. But first, an announcement involving the same: Have you funded Peddler Brewing Company’s Kickstarter campaign yet? They blew through their original $5,000 goal in just 5 days, and now have one week left to meet a $15,000 stretch goal which will help them build their tap system, finish construction of the cold room, and more. Folks, I want to drink their beer quite badly, so I’d appreciate if you’d head on over and give the nice brewers some of your money.
When you’re done there, let’s turn our attention to our bikey southern neighbor: Portland.
If you like beer and bikes and have internet access then I’m pretty sure you’ve already heard about Hop in the Saddle. From the website:
For the first time, a guidebook unites two of Portland’s greatest passions: BEER + BICYCLES. Nationally-published beer writer Lucy Burningham, prominent cycle guidebook author Ellee Thalheimer and brand designer Laura Cary join forces to link the best craft beer spots in Portlandwith the city’s famous cycling routes.
The guide launched back in November, and I’ve been sitting on a pair of the books ever since. One is for me, of course, but one might be for you!Hop in the Saddle is really well done—super design, fantastic writing, and what seem to be very clear directions (not having actually ridden a route, I can’t actually vouch for them. But they’re well laid out, with maps and everything.) I’ve learned a ton about Portland’s beer and bike history just by reading through it. Yep. It’s definitely time for me to plan a long weekend down that direction. Your mission—should you choose to try to win this book—is to please tell me your favorite brew of your favorite Portland brewery. (It’s okay if you can’t choose, but it still only counts as one entry.)
I’ll go first. Hi, my name is Jessie, and I really love me some Hopworks IPA. At their brewery, I once had a single hop IPA brewed with Amarillo (sorry, I can’t remember what they called it). It was seriously to die for. Mmmm. You have until midnight on Wednesday January 23rd (Seattle time) to leave a comment. Cheers!