NewsOregon Beer News, 02/12/2018

Happy Monday and the start of a busy week! Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and Zwickelmania all take place this week, with beer events to match. Here’s the roundup of beer news to kick off this February 12; as usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes can, 2 Towns Pineapple

Two packages arrived for the weekend: new cans of Deschutes Brewery beer and two bottles of 2 Towns Ciderhouse‘s latest year-round cider. Seeing these cans in person reinforces my opinion that this is really handsome packaging, and the current Deschutes labels and branding are terrific in can format. The beer … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #132 Round-up

Here is the roundup of entries for this month’s edition of The Session which I hosted, our 132nd edition of the monthly group blogging project. I chose the topic of “Homebrewing Conversations” and though it was a late announcement, there was some excellent conversations started from the entries that I … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/09/2018

Who’s ready for the weekend? Start by celebrating with National Pizza Day on this Friday, February 9, a perfect food and beer pairing day! Here’s the news for this Pizza Day and the rest of the weekend; as usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Rogue Ales chocolate & stout beer Valentine’s box

Newport, Oregon’s Rogue Ales sent me some beer this week, and I was simply expecting their 2018 Rolling Thunder Imperial Stout—instead, what came was one of the largest and most elaborate packages I’ve received in recent times. Four of Rogue’s stouts arrived along with three chocolate bars from Woodblock Chocolate, … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/08/2018

We are almost to the weekend! Here’s the Oregon beer news for Thursday, February 8. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often. And if you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that updated too. The Bier Stein (Eugene) … Continue reading

BeersGoodLife Brewing introduces Secret Stash Hazy IPA

Bend’s GoodLife Brewing jumps on the hazy train, and announced yesterday the latest (and final) beer in their Secret Stash Experimental IPA series, Secret Stash Hazy IPA. It’s the culmination of the brewery’s year-long experimental project, where they had released a new IPA every couple of months through 2017. Here is … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/07/2018

Happy Hump Day! Here are some newsy tidbits in Oregon beer for this first Wednesday in February. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news, so check back often for updates. If you have news to share, please contact me and I can … Continue reading

Beer IndustryDeschutes Brewery’s beer in (new) cans (press release)

I reported in my beer news post on Monday that Deschutes Brewery is now official with canned beer, as word rolled out through their social media channels that Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Fresh Squeezed IPA, and Pacific Wonderland Lager are all now available in 12-ounce cans. Deschutes issued the official … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 02/06/2018

Here is the news in beer from around Oregon for this Tuesday, February 6. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day, so check back often for the latest news. And if you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that posted too. Montavilla … Continue reading