Category Archives: Breweries

Revisiting Sky High Brewing

Last weekend we were in Corvallis for a high school robotics tournament and managed to sneak away for a lunch at a brewery we last visited over two and a half years ago: Sky High Brewing. That last visit was in July of 2013, with friends; it was brief, and Sky High was only about a year old at that time. In that Corvallis trip write-up, I said: Sky High turned out to be my … Continue reading →

Deschutes Brewery’s east coast location revealed: Roanoke, Virginia!

It’s no secret that Bend, Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery has been looking for a location on the east coast to open a new production brewery, and that search has been going on for quite awhile. Well wonder no more, as the brewery has the official announcement up on their website today, following the live announcement online by the Governor of Virginia: the new brewery will be located in Roanoke, Virginia! It’s been a long time coming, … Continue reading →

Florida’s Cigar City Brewing acquired by Fireman Capital Partners

Rumors that have been swirling around Florida-based Cigar City Brewing being purchased—most likely by Anheuser-Busch—can be put to rest, as the Brewbound news site breaks the news this morning  that in fact they are being purchased by “Boston-based private equity firm Fireman Capital Partners, which already owns majority stakes in Oskar Blues, Perrin Brewing and the Utah Brewers Cooperative outfit that includes the Wasatch and Squatters brands.” It’s a good article, well-detailed, and reveals that Cigar … Continue reading →

Bend beer packaging news

Cans! Two more Bend, Oregon-based breweries are canning their beers now (joining GoodLife, Worthy, 10 Barrel, and Three Creeks): Crux Fermentation Project and Silver Moon Brewing. As long-time readers know I am a fan of the can so I’m happy to see these new offerings. Silver Moon Brewing has released their three flagship beers in cans sporting a new brand design, concurrent with the opening of their new Redmond production facility as well as the new … Continue reading →

Juniper Brewing 2nd anniversary

Two years! That’s how long Redmond, Oregon’s Juniper Brewing has been making beer, and this weekend, Saturday and Sunday the 5th and 6th they are celebrating their second anniversary with good beer and giveaways: WOW!! Two Years already!?!?! My how time flies by when you’re making good beer!! To celebrate and give thanks, we will have pint specials all weekend and some give away drawings. Get a raffle ticket with each pint, need not be … Continue reading →