Purple Pale Ale Helps Sea Stars

May 20, 2015

The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO), Oregon State University, and Rogue Ales & Spirits are pleased to announce the release of Wasted Sea Star.Wasted Sea Star Tidepool-0015FORWEB

 

Wasted Sea Star was brewed to raise awareness about Sea Star Wasting Syndrome – a pandemic killing millions of sea stars along the Pacific Coast and across the United States. This is the largest marine animal disease event in recorded history, affecting sea stars in coastal habitats and aquariums alike.

 

Rogue Brewmaster John Maier crafted this beer using purple corn nectar – a revolutionary new ingredient – to pay homage to a native species rapidly disappearing from the Oregon coastline. Like these sea stars, the beer has a light reddish-purple hue. Like the beer, these sea stars call Newport, OR home.

 

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this beer will go towards the research of Sea Star Wasting Syndrome conducted by the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Ocean.

 

PISCO is a long-term monitoring and research program, led by investigators at four Universities along the U.S. West Coast: OSU, UC Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and UC Santa Barbara.

 

“We are extremely excited about this new partnership with Rogue to raise awareness about the importance of sea stars to healthy ocean ecosystems. Rogue’s new beer also recognizes the efforts of investigators across the country who are collaborating to understand this disease and its impacts,” said lead PISCO-OSU investigator Bruce Menge.

 

“This is an excellent example of an industry-academia partnership that can help educate at the same time as helping to support the necessary science,” adds PISCO program coordinator Kristen Milligan.

roguemeetinghall

Win Rogue’s #MyDeadGuyInk Contest

April 24, 2017 - RNNN

Show us what makes you the biggest Dead Guy fan out there and you could win a Dead Guy tattoo from a local Oregon tattoo artist while on an all-expense…

Sign up for the San Francisco Pub Homebrew Competition

March 31, 2017 - RNNN

Bring Out Your Dead Guy, PDX

February 27, 2017 - RNNN

Come find us in Portland, Ore. on February 28th to get a free can of Dead Guy.     Click here for the full list of locations.

Shout Out to Rogue Stouts In February

February 1, 2017 - RNNN
SEARCH Full News Archive ▸▸
News Archive

The Chew Joins The Revolution

July 9, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR – It’s not every day that a television crew from New York comes knocking on the door of the Rogue Brewery and Distillery. So when ABC’s The Chew...

Yes We Canned

June 27, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR – Rogue Ales and Spirits salutes the American Armed Forces with the release of American Amber Ale in 16oz grenade cans.   This beer is about America, not about a beer style...

Behind The Rogue Stout Glass

April 11, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR – Rogue collaborated with Spiegelau and Left Hand Brewing to design the ideal glass for a stout. Watch as Brett Joyce and Eric Wallace discuss how they arrived at the...

A Revolution in Glassware

April 2, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR – We started this project based on the notion that world class stouts need a world class glass. In collaboration with Left Hand Brewing and Spiegelau, we created the Stout...

Rogue Gets Woody

March 13, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR – The Rogue Ales & Spirits Do-It-Yourself Revolution is growing with the creation of Rolling Thunder Barrel Works, a tree to table outfit that will bring the old-world tradition...

Vows in the Bines

February 27, 2014 - RNNN
INDEPENDENCE, OR – Say your vows against the backdrop of the 1,200 acre Rogue Farms on the edge of the Willamette River in the historic Wigrich appellation. Just a hop away from Portland, Oregon, Rogue Farms...

The Smallest Soldiers

February 25, 2014 - RNNN
INDEPENDENCE, OR – This spring and summer, 7,156,283 Rogue Farms Honeybees gave us another sweet crop of honey for our mead, kolsch and braggot. Now that winter is here, it’s our...

Governor Kitzhaber Honors Rogue

February 13, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR  – Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently visited the Rogue Public House in Eugene to present Rogue Ales & Spirits with the 2013 DISTILLER OF THE YEAR award.  Rogue Ales...

It’s Firkin Time

February 12, 2014 - RNNN
PORTLAND, OR – Beer fanatics far and wide will gather at the Green Dragon on Saturday, March 1st for a firkin good time. The 7th annual Firkin Fest, hosted by Rogue...

Distiller of the Year

January 13, 2014 - RNNN
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, January 13, 2014 – Rogue Ales & Spirits, an American agri-craft beverage brewery & distillery, has been named“DISTILLER OF THE YEAR” at the World Beverage Competition in Geneva, Switzerland.  ...

You must be 21 years old to visit this site.

Please verify your age