Monthly Archives: June 2012

Crux Fermentation Project soft opening (and first brew)

Bend’s new Crux Fermentation Project is celebrating their official grand opening this Saturday, the 30th, but for the past week or so they’ve been in “soft opening” mode, pouring guest beers and serving up fare from their kitchen during their regular hours (4 to 11pm Tuesday through Friday, 11 to 11 on Saturday and Sunday). And this past Sunday they revealed on Facebook that they were in the process of brewing up their very first … Continue reading →

Rusty Truck Brewing

This past weekend my wife and I were over in Lincoln City for our weekend anniversary trip, and though the Oregon Coast isn’t as populous with breweries as certain other parts of the state are, they are still to be found. Accordingly, I got in touch ahead of time with Lincoln City’s second (and newest) brewery, Rusty Truck Brewing Company, and arranged a visit with their Brewmaster Paul Thomas. Rusty Truck has only been operating … Continue reading →

Block 15 Corvallis Half Marathon Gose

One of the side effects of visiting Block 15 Brewery last month in Corvallis (as with many breweries we visit) is that I brought back a couple of growlers of their beer: the Corvallis ½ Marathon Gose and the Aboriginale. And I’m needing to start catching up on beer reviews (I have a lot backlogged!) so the growlers are  good place to start. Unfortunately you won’t find this on tap right now (though I wouldn’t be … Continue reading →