NewsOregon Beer News, 02/06/2013

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, February 6, 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!

Marketing/PRReceived: Widmer’s early 2013 beer releases

Amid all the hubbub from the Worthy Brewing opening yesterday, I also received a large box from Widmer containing the five beers in their January release (that Sanjay wrote about): Looking forward to trying these. For the record, they are: Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout Chocolate┬áRussian Imperial Stout KGB┬áRussian Imperial Stout … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/05/2013

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, February 5, 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!

BreweriesWorthy Brewing soft opening

Today was the official soft (“quiet”) opening for Bend’s new Worthy Brewing, one of the area’s most highly anticipated new Bend brewery openings based in no small part on the sheer size and ambition of the project. Naturally, given that I’ve been following the progress of Worthy fairly closely since … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/04/2013

Oregon Beer News for Monday, February 4, 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!

ReviewsShock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat

I’ve been saying for a little while now that cider is on the rise, one of the quickly-growing trends that fits naturally (if a little strangely) into the craft brew movement—particularly with the advent of dry-hopped ciders and (I just recently read about) a barrel-aged one. The big breweries are … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #72: How We Love Beer

This might be the first edition of The Session ever that I didn’t get my Session post published on Friday: it was a long, sometimes frustrating week, and while I was certainly glad to see Friday I just didn’t have the steam left to get this posted. But certainly not … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/01/2013

Oregon Beer News for Friday, February 1, 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!