BeersBeer of the Week: Silver Moon Brewing Chapter 2 Casual Ale

What better way to follow up a successful Zwickelmania than with an easy-drinking session ale? Even better when it’s locally brewed and comes in cans! With all of the other big beer events that have been going on sometimes it’s good to slow it down. And with today being the … Continue reading

ReviewsBeer of the Week: The Oregon Tr’Ale IPA

A few weeks back the American Hop Convention came to Bend, and as befitting the host city and to help commemorate the occasion, a number of Central Oregon Brewers Guild breweries came together to collaborate on a special IPA for the conference: The Oregon Tr’Ale IPA. The participating breweries were … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Crux Fermentation Project PCT Porter

I received brand-new cans of PCT Porter from Crux Fermentation Project, the newest beer to be added to their canned lineup: The “PCT” in the name stands for Pacific Crest Trail, the 2,659 mile long hiking trail from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada. The beer itself is … Continue reading

BeersStone Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Along with the other beer schedules I’ve posted from several breweries for 2017, Stone Brewing sent out their beer release calendar. They have several new beers joining the year round and seasonal lineups, along with six collaboration beer releases this year. Here’s the press release: Stone Brewing announces a calendar … Continue reading

BeersLatest print article: Pacific Wonderland Lager from Deschutes

My latest print article is out in the Bend Bulletin—a profile on Deschutes Brewery’s latest beer to join their year-round lineup, Pacific Wonderland Lager. It’s styled as a dry-hopped American lager, brewed with Pilsner malt and classic German Hallertau hops for bittering and a newer variety, Tettnang Mandarina for finishing … Continue reading

BeersAC Golden Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

I’ve run several Oregon craft brewery beer schedules recently, and the other day AC Golden Brewing Company (the subsidiary of Coors, who brews their Colorado Native line of beers) sent out their 2017 beer lineup in a press release. Yes, I’m posting this just like I’ve done the others. I … Continue reading

BeersCascade Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Another beer schedule for this year! No fancy table or chart was created, though. Portland, Oregon’s Cascade Brewing released their 2017 beer release schedule, with the addition of seven new projects to their lineup. Updated: Got a schedule chart! Here’s the press release; the seven new projects are highlighted, along with the … Continue reading

BeersRogue Ales’ 2017 Beer Lineup

I’m on a kick posting the various 2017 beer lineup charts and schedules, and here’s today’s 2017 schedule for Newport, Oregon’s Rogue Ales. Unlike Deschutes and Widmer, they didn’t issue a press release but have it posted online, and said: With the new year comes new Rogues. Your old favorites … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: New seasonals from Pyramid Brewing

Two beers from Pyramid Brewing arrived yesterday that I had not yet heard of: Triangulate Citrus Pale Ale, their spring seasonal, and Railroad Avenue Imperial Porter. This latter is the latest in their Brewer’s Reserve series. Very interesting in trying both of these.

BeersWidmer Brothers Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Widmer Brothers Brewing announced their spring beer lineup and their 2017 release schedule, which includes some new Hefe variants, a cider, and some re-releases. There’s a bit of an interesting evolution happening with Hefeweizen, prompted by the success(?) of Hefe Shandy and the upcoming release of the Hefe Hopfruit. Details … Continue reading