Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes Brewery Mirror Pond Pale Ale

These three bottles arrived yesterday: Deschutes Brewery’s flagship Mirror Pond Pale Ale. I’m not sure of the occasion other than a branding/bottle label refresh. But this is a solid, classic American pale ale that I’m always happy to drink.

BreweriesSilver Moon Brewing new packaging and beer releases

Silver Moon Brewing in Bend, Oregon, has been quietly turning out some quality beers and expanding their footprint over the past several years, and in recent weeks this has included a refresh on the brand. In particular, their 22-ounce bottles are getting new labels, and Mango Daze Pale Ale is … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/25/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, January 25, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

PackagingBend Brewing Company announces new bottles, design

Bend Brewing Company this morning announced the release of their new bottles which debut this week, entirely revamping the format and look of their bottled lineup. Here’s the full press release: Bend Brewing Co. (BBC), established in 1995, and the second oldest brewery in Bend, Oregon, is excited to announce … Continue reading

BreweriesWorthy Brewing news

Bend’s Worthy Brewing announced a new beer yesterday, made with a hop formerly known as X-331: StrataSphere IPA. What’s particularly notable about this hop is that it was developed special collaboration between Indie Hops (founded by Worthy owner Roger Worthington) and Oregon State University. Worthy has been experimenting with it extensively, and … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/24/2017

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, January 24, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/23/2017

Oregon Beer News for Monday, January 23, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/20/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, January 20, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

BeersLatest print article: Sunriver Brewing’s beers

My latest article for the Bend Bulletin was published yesterday, and I wrote about Sunriver Brewing‘s two canned and award-winning beers, Fuzztail Hefeweizen and Rippin Northwest Ale. They cleaned up last year with these beers, six medals between the two of them, and they are excellent—go pick up a six pack … Continue reading

NewsOld Town Brewing and “Grimm” collaboration release

I’ve been a fan of the NBC television series “Grimm” since its inception, not the least of which because it is set and filmed in Portland, Oregon. And because it’s Portland, of course you know at some point “Grimm” would intersect with beer—and it has, for the third time in fact. … Continue reading