BreweriesFirst look at Wild Ride Brewing

This past Saturday for their official opening, we headed over to Redmond, Oregon’s new Wild Ride Brewing Company to check out the scene and try some beers. They had nine of their first ten beers on tap, and a handsome brewery and tasting room that looks really good. No kitchen, … Continue reading

NewsPutting the news on hiatus as deadlines approach

A little while back I switched from blogging daily Oregon beer news posts to weekly in large part because of the book I’m writing. And now I’ve got about two months on the final deadline and I’m finding I need to scale back those posts again to focus on that … Continue reading

BreweriesWild Ride Brewing, open this Saturday in Redmond

Redmond’s latest brewery, Wild Ride Brewing, is officially opening their doors this Saturday, May 10 at 11am (though I hear they are quietly open now, a sort of soft pre-opening). They are Redmond’s (and Central Oregon’s) newest craft brewery, a 20-barrel production brewery with a tasting room and patio, and are … Continue reading

EventsCentral Oregon Beer Week 2014 is coming up!

This year’s Central Oregon Beer Week is taking place from Friday, May 23rd through Saturday the 31st, and with 26 official breweries in operation it’s bigger than ever! This year’s COBW has a ton of great events lined up, with something going on all week long (the “week” is really … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, Week of 05/05/2014

Oregon Beer News for the week of May 5, 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!

BreweriesThe Session #87: Local Brewery History

These last few months of The Session have for me been less about the “first Friday” of the month and more the “first weekend” instead, so of course May continues that trend. (In case anyone is keeping count, I am up to roughly the years 2003-2005 in the draft of … Continue reading