Brewing up innovation

It’s not the first time it’s seen the light of day, but when was the last time you heard of an "India Pale Lager"? Yeah, me neither—it’s a new one to me too, but according to our local Central Oregon weekly, Silver Moon Brewing produced Noble India Pale Lager as … Continue reading

Three Creeks Brewing, in depth

The new local Three Creeks Brewing Company gets a nice write-up and review in the Sisters (Oregon) weekly "The Nugget." The house brew master, Dave Fleming, has a dozen years’ experience in the business, including the well-known (at least, to this correspondent) "Lucky Lab" in Portland and McMenamin’s St. Francis … Continue reading

OBF link roundup, part 3

This is the final post of links, I think. Jeff’s final roundup Jay’s post and pictures for Thursday (which he forgot to post at first) It looks like 2008 was officially the biggest year ever for the OBF That does it (for now). I’m a little bummed that I missed … Continue reading

OBF link roundup, part 2

More links! Jeff has more notes, rants and raves about the Fest (interesting notes on avoiding post-drinking ravages, too) More from the Beer Geek blog, wherein they also volunteered at the Fest My Beer Pix persisted in running pictures in real time—and don’t forget their wrap-up, either It’s Pub Night … Continue reading

OBF link roundup

Yes, I’m late getting back to this topic—in fact, I’m only just now starting to catch up on my blog reading to compile these links. Without further ado, the first of several link roundup on this year’s Oregon Brewers Festival. Jeff at Beervana starts with an excellent breakdown of the … Continue reading

Oregon Brewers Festival!

It started today, and I’m sad to say I won’t be making it this year. That’s okay though, I’ll still find things to blog about it and I’ll be following along online. For instance, John Foyston has video online already of the "beer parade" kick-off and ceremonial tapping of the … Continue reading

Widmer Brothers Day?

This is an interesting PR piece to come my way; it’s not quite a full press release but it’s definitely worth running. Mark your calendar’s for August 11th. There’s a day to celebrate moms, dads, grandparents, and even Irishness, but what about brothers? Brothers are a proud clan. They flush … Continue reading

Three Creeks Brewing Company – officially open in Sisters, OR

I received a couple of emails today regarding Central Oregon’s newest microbrewery, Three Creeks Brewing Company, located in Sisters. The first was from Wade Underwood, the owner, letting me know that they are officially open for business (a few weeks early). The other was from Geoffrey of, with a … Continue reading