Monthly Archives: June 2013

A peek at the brewery inside Brewers Union Local 180

This past Saturday we drove down to Oakridge to visit Brewers Union Local 180 with our friends Paul and Sandi for an afternoon of cask beers and good food. This trip was inspired, of course, by meeting brewer and owner Ted Sobel at Deschutes Brewery’s Firkin-A cask event last week, and my wife and I had just made the trip a few weeks earlier as well as a mini-getaway (just before Central Oregon Beer Week) … Continue reading →

Brewer news at Sunriver, Silver Moon

This was a bit of Central Oregon brewer news that came up during Central Oregon Beer Week, so it got lost in the shuffle a little bit: Brett Thomas, the head brewer at Silver Moon Brewing here in Bend, is the new head brewer of Sunriver Brewing, which he officially announced on Facebook a few weeks ago. Up until recently, Sunriver didn’t have a brewhouse of their own and started out contract brewing with Phat Matt’s … Continue reading →