BreweriesBull Ridge Brewpub is brewing beer

Baker City’s second brewery, the Bull Ridge Brewpub that I first blogged about nearly a year ago, is now officially brewing beer! I noticed the updates on their Facebook page (here and here) which read: WE ARE OFFICIAL!!!!! We have been granted the Authority to Operate by the OLCC, and … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 05/31/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, May 31, 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, 05/30/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, May 30, 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!

ReviewsHop in the Dark (2012)

I will admit it (and I may have said this before): Cascadian Dark Ale is not my favorite style. For me it’s too much of a weird clash of dark, roasty, possibly astringent malt character with the floral, herbal bitterness of the hops—and too often, they’re not brewed well enough … Continue reading

ReviewsQuick note: Twilight Summer Ale (2012)

A quick note to acknowledge the drinking of the Twilight Summer Ale that was sent to me by Deschutes Brewery, though I didn’t do a formal review of it this year—I figure past reviews from 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 have pretty nailed it. Suffice to say this is (still) … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 05/29/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, May 29, 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!

BreweriesChecking in on Crux Fermentation Project

This weekend as we were out and about I decided to stop in at Crux Fermentation Project to (at least) check out the building’s new paint job (chronicled this past week here) and maybe get a picture or two. As luck would have it, two of the new brewery’s partners, … Continue reading

BreweriesGoodLife and Worthy Brewing collaboration

On Friday the 25th, one of Bend’s newest breweries, GoodLife Brewing, teamed up with yet-to-open Worthy Brewing to brew up a collaboration beer they’re calling “The Good and Worthy.” I was able to stop by on my lunch break to chat a bit with the brewers (GoodLife’s Curt Plants and … Continue reading

EventsCentral Oregon Beer Week events, Sunday, May 27 (final!)

It’s the final day of Central Oregon Beer Week! I hope everyone has been enjoying the beer and events that have been going on through the week, and there are a few more events┬álined up for today. Specials Bend Ale Trail special all week long Anyone who completes the Bend … Continue reading