EventsCentral Oregon Beer Week events, Monday, May 21

Today is the first day of the first-ever Central Oregon Beer Week! All this week I’ll be posting daily about the events for the day, starting with today’s: Specials Bend Ale Trail special all week long Anyone who completes the Bend Ale Trail during the Week will get a special, … Continue reading

NewsNo Oregon Beer News this week

No “Oregon Beer News” posts here on the blog this week, because I’ll be focusing on Central Oregon Beer Week instead, with daily event posts and pictures and odd and ends. Meanwhile if you’ve been meaning to come check out Central Oregon’s beer scene, this week is the week to … Continue reading

EventsPromoting Central Oregon Beer Week on Beer O’Clock radio

I was on Lisa Morrison’s Beer O’Clock radio show yesterday to talk about Central Oregon Beer Week (which starts tomorrow!), the Central Oregon Brewers Guild, and beer in Central Oregon generally. You can listen on the embedded player on that page, and between all my “uhs” and “ums” you might … Continue reading

BreweriesCorvallis!

Yesterday my wife and I took a day trip over to Corvallis to check out the beer scene: a long-overdue trip as the only time we ever pass through the area is on our way to the Coast, and Corvallis is now home to four breweries plus a number of … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 05/18/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, May 18, 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!

BloggingCollages

I picked up these three at Deschutes Brewery the other night: Collage, AKA Conflux No.1, the Deschutes/Hair of the Dog collaboration beer. It comes in 12-ounce bottles and costs $11 per bottle(!). I’ll be drinking one, and putting the other two away for awhile.

The SessionThe next Session: Pale ales

The next Session is taking place on Friday, June 1, and it’s being hosted by Carla Companion, The Beer Babe, that month. She’s bringing us back to styles and has selected what may be the most underrated style to write about these days: What is the one beer style usually … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 05/17/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, May 17, 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, 05/16/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, May 16, 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!

EventsCentral Oregon Beer Week: The Events

The first-ever Central Oregon Beer Week kicks off on Monday next week (from May 21 through 27) and the events are filling out with a nice lineup of things going on all week. I’m not covering all of them here—go check out the page for the full listing—but here are … Continue reading