We’re a bit more than a week past the 2016 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference that took place in Tampa, Florida, and while I’m still digesting a lot of it, I do have some thoughts, and questions, to share. Perhaps fellow attendees will read this and contribute, and perhaps if there … Continue reading
As I’m writing this, we’re 34,000 feet in the air and not on the original flight we were supposed to be on. Travel for us has been, let’s say, challenging. We started out with smooth sails on Thursday morning through the Redmond, Oregon airport and as we were about to … Continue reading
We are smack in the middle of the annual Beer Bloggers Conference and while most thoughts will be recorded later, it is time for the signature “live beer blogging” event — “You will taste ten beers from ten breweries in 50 minutes, each of whom has five minutes to pour … Continue reading
My latest article for the Bend Bulletin is out today in print and online: Pilsner: The underrated summer beer. A little bit of a dive into the style, why I love it for summer, and some of Central Oregon’s examples. Enjoy!
We’re gearing up to head out to the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference in Tampa and in addition to following along here on the blog, I wanted to make sure I had a current list of social media feeds you might want to follow for all of the good stuff! … Continue reading
Today is the fifth annual Fermentation Celebration here in Bend, a unique “walking tour” of Central Oregon’s breweries and cideries that takes place from 4 to 10pm in the Old Mill District. (The Old Mill is the shopping, dining, and arts district located next to the Deschutes River—where the old … Continue reading
The Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference is just over a month away, taking place July 8 – 10 in Tampa, Florida this year, and yes, there is still time to register if you haven’t yet. And yes, this year we’re participating! (Yes, I’m happy to be going to the BBC once again, … Continue reading
This month’s issue of BeerAdvocate Magazine (#112, May 2016) contains an article on Burns, Oregon’s Steens Mountain Brewing Company in their “From the Source” column—written by yours truly. The article is now online here, and I thought I share a few extra “behind the scenes” details that didn’t make it … Continue reading
My latest beer column for the Bend Bulletin newspaper came out yesterday, about the SMaSH Fest taking place at McMenamins this Saturday. With quotes from Curtis Endicott of Juniper Brewing and Mike White of McMenamins and a bit of a deep dive into SMaSH beers. Enjoy!
My print column in the Bend Bulletin that came out on Friday was on Deschutes Brewery’s new summer seasonal, Hop Slice Session IPA, which usurped the Twilight Ale throne this year. I’d like to think it’s worth a read, if you’re so inclined.