NewsOregon Beer News, 10/31/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, October 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!

BreweriesRedmond, Oregon getting a new brewery: Smith Rock Brewing

I completely missed the Bend Bulletin article about this earlier this month (and one from earlier this year) because it’s behind the newspaper’s paywall: Redmond, Oregon has a new brewery opening soon, Smith Rock Brewing Company (Facebook page). From the article: Initially, Smith Rock Brewing will rely on a small … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/30/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, October 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!

The SessionThe next Session: Perfect beer world (this week)

I keep missing the announcements for The Session lately, and this week it’s almost caught up to me as this Friday is the 69th iteration of The Session! It’s being hosted for November by Brew Beer and Drink It, and the topic is “The Perfect Beer World“: Ever feel like … Continue reading

ReviewsReviews: 3 more pumpkin ales for Halloween

This being the week of Halloween, I figured I would run review trios of pumpkin beers this week (I’ve been drinking a lot of pumpkin!) in the vein of last week’s post. “Spice” seems to be the theme of these three particular reviews, even moreso than the pumpkin. Samuel Adams … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/29/2012

Oregon Beer News for Monday, October 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!

BreweriesWorthy Brewing progress, late October

It’s been a long while since I posted any updates to the progress of Worthy Brewing Company over on the east side of Bend, and based on the last update the progress is amazing. Here was the brewery site in May: And here is how it’s looking now, as of … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/26/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 26, 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!

Apocalypse BeerApocalypse Beer: How to Ferment Anything

Did that catch your attention? Good! Understanding fermentation is a key component to making beer (indeed, any alcohol) but it turns out, the formula for fermentation is really pretty simple: Water + Sugar + Yeast = Alcohol You might think that the yeast is the biggest unknown here, but in … Continue reading