BloggingLooking back on 2012

It’s been awhile I think since I last did a year-end roundup of beer news, so I went back through the archives for 2012 and pulled out some of the highlights for the past year. I suppose for a Bend, Oregon-based beer blog I’d naturally be biased towards Oregon and … Continue reading

HomebrewingThe next Session: Brewing & Drinking

I’m late pointing this out, but the January Session was announced a few weeks ago, and it’s being hosted by The Home Brew Manual with the topic “Brewers and Drinkers,” exploring the relationship between drinking and brewing your own beer: Brewers and Drinkers is about your relationship with beer and … Continue reading

Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 24: Samichlaus

It’s Christmas Eve and the final day of the Beer Advent Calendar for 2012! Today’s pick is one of my favorite Christmas beers and a perfectly suitable beer for Christmas Eve: Samichlaus from¬†Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg in Austria. “Samichlaus” means “Santa Claus” in the Swiss-German dialect of Zurich where the beer … Continue reading

Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 22: Upslope Christmas Ale

Christmas beer… from a can. In all the years I’ve been doing this Beer Advent Calendar I believe this is the first canned holiday beer I’ve encountered, and frankly, it’s a pretty attractive package: Upslope Brewing’s Christmas Ale, an 8.2% abv spiced Belgian-style Dubbel available in 16-ounce “pounders” (Upslope’s regular … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/21/2012

Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 21, 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, 12/20/2012

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, December 20, 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, 12/19/2012

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, December 19, 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!