NewsOregon Beer News, 02/16/2018

I hope you’re ready for a busy weekend! Besides being President’s Day weekend, this Friday is Chinese New Year (the Year of the Dog). There are plenty of things going on so let’s get to it with the weekend’s news! As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/15/2018

Here is the news in Oregon beer for this Thursday, February 15 (beginning the second half of the month). As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often. If you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that posted as well. … Continue reading

BeersLatest print article: Cascade Lakes Brewing Blonde Bombshell

My latest article in the Bulletin is out today, and I’m revisiting a Central Oregon staple: Cascade Lakes Brewing’s Blonde Bombshell. In part it’s a pitch for beer drinkers to forgo the latest and greatest beer craze and a brewery’s standards from time to time. It’s easy to forget that … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/14/2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you have plans for the holiday, but if you don’t check out some of the events going on around the state, along with the rest of the beer news for this Wednesdy as well. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/13/2018

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Happy Mardi Gras! Here’s the roundup of the Oregon beer news for this Fat Tuesday, February 13 for your Carnival fun. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often for the latest news. If you have news to share, … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/12/2018

Happy Monday and the start of a busy week! Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and Zwickelmania all take place this week, with beer events to match. Here’s the roundup of beer news to kick off this February 12; as usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the … Continue reading

Tetherow’s Brewery Smackdown

A week and a half ago, Jon was able to secure complementary tickets for Tetherow Resort‘s third annual Brewery Smackdown. What is this smackdown? It’s where chefs plan a menu and four breweries from two cities team up to see who best pairs their beers with the food. This year … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes can, 2 Towns Pineapple

Two packages arrived for the weekend: new cans of Deschutes Brewery beer and two bottles of 2 Towns Ciderhouse‘s latest year-round cider. Seeing these cans in person reinforces my opinion that this is really handsome packaging, and the current Deschutes labels and branding are terrific in can format. The beer … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #132 Round-up

Here is the roundup of entries for this month’s edition of The Session which I hosted, our 132nd edition of the monthly group blogging project. I chose the topic of “Homebrewing Conversations” and though it was a late announcement, there was some excellent conversations started from the entries that I … Continue reading