Category Archives: Blogging

Good beer and growlers in Lincoln City

This past weekend we were camping at Lincoln City on the Oregon Coast for the annual family reunion, and while it wasn’t really a beer trip, we did stop in at Rusty Truck Brewing (filled a growler with Stupiphany), we had lunch one day up at the Pelican Pub & Brewery, I brought some cans of non-macro-brewed beers, and we discovered a new source for a great selection of good beer and a growler fill … Continue reading →

Today is #IPADay

IPA Day is back, the 3rd annual iteration of this social media-driven beer day, so of course it’s the perfect day to drink an IPA! Here’s the blurb and how to participate: IPA Day is not the brainchild of a corporate marketing machine, nor is it meant to serve any particular beer brand. IPA Day is opportunity for all breweries, bloggers, businesses and consumers to connect and share their love of craft beer. It is … Continue reading →

Bend’s The Growler Guys debuting an exclusive beer

Bend’s first growler fill station, The Growler Guys (who were the first growler station in Oregon and essentially kicked off the fill station craze), have teamed up with Silver Moon Brewing to produce an exclusive specialty beer that will only be available on tap at the Growler Guys. Here are the details: How many of us have come to love our Growler Guys manager Dolly Haney? We love her enough to create a beer in … Continue reading →

The Mountain Jug: new bottleshop and taproom in Sunriver, Oregon

On Saturday night I was invited to a special “friends and family” party down in Sunriver (about 17 miles south of Bend) at the Mountain Jug, a new bottleshop and specialty beer taproom opened by Mark and Tonya Cornett (she of 10 Barrel Brewing fame)—and in addition to being a great party, it was a good introduction to Sunriver’s only specialty beer shop. The Mountain Jug occupies an unassuming space in a log cabin-style building … Continue reading →

Greetings and Salutations!

Greetings loyal followers of the Brew Site! Before a new voice begins contributing to the site from outside the state of Oregon, I felt a little introductory post was needed. I’ve followed my brother’s blog for many, many years and have had the pleasure of drinking many, many beers with Jon often discussing beer, breweries, or even opening up my own brewpub! While Jon is what I’d call a beer academic (or connoisseur if he … Continue reading →