BreweriesZwickelmania 2013

This Saturday, February 16th, is Oregon’s fifth annual statewide Zwickelmania event: organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild, breweries across the state hold special open houses from 11am to 4pm, offering up tours, tastings, and often special extras just for the one day. As OBG’s blurb says, “Your once-a-year backstage pass … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/13/2013

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. 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, 02/12/2013

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, February 12, 2013. 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, 02/11/2013

Oregon Beer News for Monday, February 11, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

BreweriesTwin Leaf Brewery

This blog is all about Oregon; every now and again I pop my head up and try to highlight various beer-related things and news elsewhere too. One such tidbit that’s been catching my eye is coming out of Asheville, NC (of course!): Twin Leaf Brewery. I’ve been particularly interested in … Continue reading

BreweriesRat Hole Brewing (Bend’s newest brewery) is LIVE (or nearly so)

We first heard about potential new Bend brewery Rat Hole Brewing way back in September 2011—and then almost nothing since. (I blogged about it, after the Bend Bulletin ran an article.) I was wondering if it was fated to be one of those announced-but-never-got-off-the-ground businesses, particularly for a small rural brewery … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/08/2013

Oregon Beer News for Friday, February 8, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

EventsThe Oregon Brewfest expands to five days, adds tasting glasses

This year’s Oregon Brewers Festival is in its 26th annual iteration (the first one took place in 1988) and to celebrate—and better support its growth year after year—this year the Brewfest is expanding to five full days, beginning on Wednesday, July 24 and ending on Sunday, July 28. And that’s … Continue reading

BreweriesHopocalypse Now!

It’s been a fair amount of time since I got a chance to visit a brewery solely for a beer release party so when I got a postcard announcing the coming of the Hopocalypse at Drake’s Brewing I knew I had to taste the end of days. The Barrel House, … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/07/2013

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, February 7, 2013. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!