Marketing/PRReceived: Black Widow Porter

This arrived yesterday: McMenamins‘ newly-bottled Black Widow Porter, their Halloween seasonal. It’s also the first time I believe that McMenamins has sent out review samples of their beer (or at least the first time I’ve received one). It’s a porter brewed with licorice and was brewed by every McMenamins brewery … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/16/2012

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, October 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!

ReviewsChasin’ Freshies

Deschutes Brewery’s Chasin’ Freshies is a remarkable beer. And not because the Brewery sent me a bottle of it; there are, rather, several other reasons why. First, like last year’s Fresh Hop Mirror Pond (another remarkable beer), the fresh hops in Chasin’ Freshies come from the heirloom Cascade hop strain … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/15/2012

Oregon Beer News for Monday, October 15, 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!

EventsColumbia Distributing Winter Beer Trade Show

Thursday night my wife and I attended the Winter Beer Trade Show hosted by Columbia Distributing at the Riverhouse Convention Center here in Bend: my first time visiting such a show, which is targeted at showcasing the portfolios of brewing companies (as well as cideries and meaderies) to potential buyers … Continue reading

BreweriesOregon’s 2012 GABF winners

The Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony took place today, issuing 3 medals apiece across 84 categories to breweries across the nation. Oregon produced its share of winners (and you can view the full list of all winners here.) 10 Barrel Brewing (Bend) Silver in German-Style Sour Ale (category 65): … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/12/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 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!

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/11/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, October 11, 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, 10/10/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, October 10, 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!

EventsGABF 2012

It would be remiss of me not to note that there’s this little beer festival going on Denver this week, from Thursday the 11th through Saturday the 13th. Some 49,000 people will be descending on the Colorado Convention Center over those three days, and the city of Denver becomes awash … Continue reading