I had a great time at Saturday’s Traveling Brewers’ Dinner Party held at McMenamins Old St. Francis School; all four breweries involved (McMenamins, Boneyard Beer, Crux Fermentation Project, and GoodLife Brewing) did a great job and the McMenamins chefs knocked it out of the park putting together the menu (all incorporating the specific beer their dish was paired with). And it was a lot of fun to walk around the McMenamins property, with a guide, … Continue reading →
Yearly Archives: 2013
There won’t be any “Oregon beer news” posts for the rest of this week (scintillating as they may be!) due to several things, predominantly getting ready for the Oregon Garden Brewfest and heavy planning duties on Central Oregon Beer Week. I’ll have some other blog posts up this week, but the News posts will resume next Monday.
Oregon Beer News for Monday, April 22, 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! Continue reading →
With this year’s Oregon Garden Brewfest only a week away, it’s time to look over that beer lineup I posted previously and make some lists—my picks for my own must-try beers, and general recommendations for the non-hardcore beer geeks. (Because of course when I’m getting ready for a beer fest, I like to make lists!) My approach to fests is often to seek out and try beers I haven’t had before, and I especially like … Continue reading →
When I first learned I would be relocating to the East Bay late last summer, I immediately began scouring the area for local brewpubs, beer bars, etc., through beermapping.com, my dog-eared copy of Good Beer Guide West Coast USA and asking everyone I knew about the area. Not knowing exactly where I was going to live, I primarily focused on Berkeley (my new office location) and found some great places: Pyramid, Triple Rock, Jupiter; and … Continue reading →