Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sisters Fresh Hop Festival in review

On Saturday we attended the Sisters Fresh Hop Festival that took place in, er, Sisters, and even though the weather wasn’t nearly as nice as in past years (it was drizzly and cool, which meant we spent all of the time under the main tent), we had a good time and enjoyed a wider selection of fresh hop beers than ever. Herewith are some notes and pictures. The press release had listed 17 breweries, and … Continue reading →

Festival weekend

There are a bunch of beer festivals taking place this weekend, and today in particular, across Oregon; here’s a roundup if you don’t already have beer plans today. Hood River Hops Fest: The big one taking place starting at noon in Hood River, featuring more than 60(!) fresh hop beers—more in one location than any other place at one time, maybe ever. $10 for the glass and 4 tokens, $1 per token after that. Sisters … Continue reading →

Sisters Fresh Hop Festival, this Saturday the 28th

This Saturday the 28th is definitely “Fresh Hop Day” across the state of Oregon, and while there’s been a ton of ink devoted to that big festival up in Hood River, there is also the fourth annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival taking place here in Central Oregon which is offering up fresh hop beers from 17 breweries this year and might be a little more accessible to locals that going to Hood River for the … Continue reading →