BreweriesCrossing the Rubicon

My visit to Sacramento area stalwart, Rubicon Brewing, was under a dark cloud as we’d attended a memorial earlier in the day. So, looking for a cold beer or two to lighten the mood, I suggested we stop in. Nestled in midtown Sacramento in an eclectic neighborhood we swung in … Continue reading

BreweriesCruxapalooza – Crux’s 1st anniversary

Hard to believe it’s been a year already that Crux Fermentation Project has opened its doors here in Bend, but it really has and in that time they’ve risen to be one of the best (if not the best) new brewpubs in Central Oregon with an amazing lineup of beers, … Continue reading

BreweriesDeschutes’ party in the park

This past Saturday, Deschutes Brewery celebrated their 25 years of brewing beer with a big party in downtown Bend’s Drake Park. They did a great job too, with a big venue offering up live music all day long, food vendors, kids activities, and of course beer! There was even a … Continue reading

NewsBeer news for this week…

…is going to be light this week, I’ve got a number of other things going on. I’ll have some general posts going throughout the week but not the regularly-updated Oregon beer news posts. In the meantime, here’s a bit of a rundown of what you can expect to see around … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/21/2013

Oregon Beer News for Friday, June 21, 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!

BreweriesA Pyramid Scheme

Pyramid is a brewing stalwart hailing from the Pacific Northwest with its origins dating back to the mid-80s. Having weathered the many ups-and-downs in the market over the past (nearly) three decades, their beers have remained remarkably consistent and they have a steady stream of seasonal offerings. While a fan … Continue reading

EventsBend’s Fermentation Celebration is tonight

Tonight is the 2nd annual Fermentation Celebration taking place here in Bend down in the Old Mill District: a “beer walk” with all 20 of Central Oregon’s breweries represented, as well as the local homebrew club. Each brewery (and the club) will be variously positioned at pouring stations around the … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/20/2013

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, June 20, 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: Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA

This arrived for me yesterday: Deschutes Brewery’s Fresh Squeezed IPA, their summertime Bond Street Series beer that’s hitting the shelves (and the taps) now. Having already had this on tap at their Pub, I know this is a good beer—at 6.4% abv not too heavy for an IPA and it … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/19/2013

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, June 19, 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!