Deschutes Brewery Sagebrush Classic Announces 2009 Celebrity Chefs

The Deschutes Brewery Sagebrush Classic yesterday announced its line-up of celebrity chefs who will participate in this summer’s Classic Feast, the highlight of the popular two-day celebration which benefits the Deschutes Children’s Foundation. The Sagebrush Classic, which typically sells out, is a favorite among the star chef crowd, many who … Continue reading

The next Session: Beer cocktails

The announcement for May’s Session (#27) is out already, and hosted by Beer at Joe’s: Beyond the Black and Tan. Our chosen topic is…beer cocktails. Most people have had a black & tan, which is a combination of two kinds of beer and think it’s pretty tasty. Most people have … Continue reading

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The Session #26: Smoke ’em if you got ’em

It’s the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for The Session! Bloggers around the web all virtually get together and write about a common beer topic, and this month’s hosting honors fall to Lew Bryson. He’s selected a great theme: Smoked beer. There may be more smoked … Continue reading

Baker City beer notes

Some final notes about the beer scene in Baker City, Oregon (where we visited last weekend)… The biggest beer selection in town (from a restaurant) is at Paizano’s Pizza—that’s the pizza parlor owned by our friend Kina, whom we were visiting. They’ve gone out of there way to establish a … Continue reading

Reminder: $1.50 pints at Widmer’s Gasthaus

I’d be remiss if I didn’t remind you all that tomorrow, April 2nd, Widmer is serving up $1.50 pints at their Gasthaus all day. It’s in celebration of their 25th anniversary, and if you leave near Portland, you’d be insane not to go. Of course, I imagine the Gasthaus will … Continue reading