NewsOregon Beer News, Week of 03/31/2014 and 4/1

Oregon Beer News for the week of March 31, 2014 and April 1. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsBridgePort Trilogy 1

The first in BridgePort Brewing’s Trilogy series coming out this year (to commemorate their 30th anniversary) is a pale ale: their Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale. In this day and age leading a specialty series with a pale is a bold move—any more people are expecting exotic ingredients, unusual fermentation, specialty … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, Week of 03/24/2014

Oregon Beer News for the week of March 24, 2014. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

ReviewsWhat exactly is Chocolate Cider?

While perusing my local World Market  for Valentine’s Day last month, I came across a unique find. Woodchuck Hard Cider‘s – Cellar Series “Chocolate”. I had to buy it and asked the employee stocking the wine shelves if it was good. She had said they had a tasting out over that weekend and … Continue reading

BloggingHello from “Jon’s Wife”!

Hi! My name is Sherri aka “Jon’s wife”. Normally, I’m behind the scenes of his blog, buying beers I know he hasn’t had for review or sending him links for blogging news, accompanying him to festivals and conferences and making sure there’s a driver since most of what he does … Continue reading

EventsThe 10th annual Oregon Garden Brewfest is next month

Next month, the Oregon Garden Brewfest is taking place from April 25 through 27 at the Oregon Garden in Silverton—the final full weekend of April. This is a terrific Brewfest, set against the backdrop of the amazing Oregon Garden, and this 10th iteration is the biggest yet, featuring some 130 … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, Week of 03/17/2014

Oregon Beer News for the week of March 17, 2014. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

EventsPouring at the Coast Fest is going on today and tomorrow

The annual Pouring at the Coast Craft Beer Festival is here again, kicking off in Seaside (Oregon) tonight with their Brewers Dinner at McKeown’s Restaurant starting at 5pm. Tomorrow is the main pouring and tasting day from 3 to 9pm at the Seaside Convention Center. They’ve got a nice list of … Continue reading

BreweriesDouble Mountain celebrates 7 years this Saturday

This Saturday the 15th, Hood River’s Double Mountain Brewery is celebrating their seventh anniversary all day long in true Double Mountain fashion: closing the street and holding a big top block party on Fourth Street in front of the brewery! The party starts at 11:30 and runs until 10pm, and … Continue reading