EventsPouring at the Coast Fest

This weekend Seaside, Oregon, welcomes the Pouring at the Coast Craft Beer Fest presented by the Seaside Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Brewers Guild: two days of food and craft beer pairing starting tomorrow (Friday the 16th) and continuing on Saturday the 17th. The Seaside Chamber of Commerce in cooperation … Continue reading

Apocalypse BeerApocalypse Beer: Your first brew

In many homebrewing books there is often an early chapter that covers the very basics of brewing your first batch of beer, guiding you through the process and fully explaining each step. That’s what this is: a step-by-step guide to brewing your first batch of Apocalypse Beer, starting with the simplest … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/14/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, March 14, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/13/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, March 13, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsPliny the Younger at the Brew Shop wrap-up

Yesterday (Sunday the 11th) was the Pliny the Younger Day at the Brew Shop / Platypus Pub here in Bend, the second year in a row that a 5-gallon keg of this highly-coveted beer has made it to Bend (though the venue changed from last year). Naturally I attended (along … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/12/2012

Oregon Beer News for Monday, March 12, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsDeschutes Chainbreaker White IPA

Last Friday I received three bottles of Deschutes Brewery’s newest year-round beer, Chainbreaker White IPA, direct from the Brewery, possibly fresh off the bottling line, and enjoyed them this past week. Monday is the official release of Chainbreaker, so it’s a good time to get my review posted. Chainbreaker has … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/09/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, March 9, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsWidmer Oatmeal Porter

Last week I received the three-pack containing each of Widmer‘s “924 Series” of beers, their “special, but accessible, high-end craft beers” that includes the year-round Pitch Black IPA and Nelson Imperial IPA: this package however was highlighting the Brothers’ new Oatmeal Porter, which is brewed using custom-roasted oatmeal from  Briess … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 03/08/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, March 8, 2012. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!