EventsFresh Hops on the Pond with Bend Brewing

This Saturday, October 14, Bend Brewing Company is hosting Fresh Hops on the Pond, a mini fresh hop beer festival featuring a lineup of all local breweries. it runs from noon to 9pm and takes place outside in BBC’s new beergarden lawn and patio area. It’s the most wonderful time … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/13/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 13, 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!

StylesLatest print article: Pumpkin beer!

You know at some point I had to… and they’re coming—pumpkin beers! That’s the topic of my latest print article which showed up in the Bulletin this week: Embracing pumpkin beer season. Most of America’s brewing traditions are imported from other countries — Germany, England and Belgium for the most part. … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/12/2017

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, October 12, 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!

EventsThe Pine Tavern PT82 Beerfest Invitational returns October 21

For the last couple of years, Bend’s iconic Pine Tavern restaurant has been holding their “PT8x” Beerfest Invitationals—showcases for Central Oregon’s breweries to pour their best beers in a friendly competition for which the winner would be the PT tap for a year. It started two years ago with the … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/11/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, October 11, 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, 10/10/2017

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, October 10, 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!

The SessionThe Session #128: Bottle Shops: Good, Bad & The Ugly

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Jack Perdue of Deep Beer, and the topic he’s chosen is one I’m a bit surprised we haven’t touched on before. (Though to be fair, I haven’t dug back through the archives to verify if this is one hundred percent accurate.) … Continue reading

NewsNo beer news for this Monday, October 9

I don’t have an Oregon Beer News post for today, Monday the 9th; my company (the day job where I work as a web developer) is co-sponsoring and co-hosting a marketing conference this week, so I’ve been pulled in a few directions and just don’t much have time at the … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived this week: 2 Towns, Deschutes

Two packages came in this week, one from 2 Towns Ciderhouse and the other from Deschutes Brewery. From 2 Towns comes their 2016 vintage Cidre Bouché, a keeved French-style cider, released in a limited run of 375ml bottles. I’m expecting a fairly dry cider with barnyard notes to come from this … Continue reading