Blogging“10 Best Beers for Tech Geeks”

I haven’t posted one of these types of things in a while, but it was sent to me today and yes, it did amuse me: The 10 Best Beers for Tech Geeks. Like all such lists, it’s entirely arbitrary but I did enjoy some of their choices.

The SessionThe next Session: Breweriana

The next Session is being hosted by All Over Beer, and it’s on a topic that hasn’t been covered yet: Beer Collectibles and Breweriana. As host of Session #52, I’ve decided not to focus on the substance of beer, but the material that plays a supporting role. Bottles, coasters, cans, … Continue reading

BreweriesSahalie, a new kind of beer/brewery

I wrote the other day about a possible 10 breweries in Bend (12 in Central Oregon overall) but I may need to amend that number to 11. This potential 11th brewery revolves around a new way of thinking about beer and building a brewery around it. It’s a hugely interesting … Continue reading

BreweriesA possible 10th Bend brewery

Yesterday’s local newspaper, the Bend Bulletin, reports on the possibility of Bend getting yet another brewery—one that could potentially be the tenth brewery in Bend if so. The article itself is behind the Bulletin’s paywall, so I can’t link it, but here are the relevant bits: City of Bend officials … Continue reading

Food & BeerThe Session #51: Beer and Cheese Pairing (Part 3)

This month’s Session has Jay Brooks tasking us to pair beer and cheese, and to do so he selected three cheeses (a cheddar, a blue, and a chèvre) to pair with beers (and write about). I’m breaking my Session notes into three parts, covering a beer and cheese pairing each; … Continue reading

Food & BeerThe Session #51: Beer and Cheese Pairing (Part 2)

For this month’s Session Jay Brooks tasked us to pair beer and cheese, and selected three cheeses (a cheddar, a blue, and a chèvre) to pair with beers and write about. I’m breaking my Session notes into three parts, covering a beer and cheese pairing each, and the first pairing … Continue reading

Food & BeerThe Session #51: Beer and Cheese Pairing (Part 1)

First Friday of the month among beer bloggers (both dedicated and casual) means it’s time for The Session, the group blogging effort whereupon we all virtually get together and write up a particular topic. Jay Brooks is hosting this month, and he’s chosen a topic and set guidelines to make … Continue reading

BreweriesBend Brewing Company releasing Outback X in bottles

Bend Brewing Company‘s slow bottle rollout continues Friday, May 6th, with the first-ever bottled release of their award-winning Outback X. They’re debuting the bottles during First Friday in Bend, where they’re participating with the artist who designed the art for the label: First Friday Artwalk-May 6th! Our Artist in Residence … Continue reading

BreweriesAdditional Oregon beer events (May); Pelican’s 15th

Following up on my last post; The New School has some additional May beer events, most of which are in Portland, but I’m surprised I missed this one entirely: Pelican Pub & Brewery is celebrating their 15th anniversary this Saturday: Everyone is invited to attend the Pelican’s 15th Anniversary Party … Continue reading

EventsOregon beer calendar for May

A few beer events are taking place across the state this month: This week, through the 8th, is Eugene Beer Week as I previously blogged. They have lots of overall events going on, so check out that site if you’re in the area this week. Eugene also sees the Sasquatch … Continue reading