Category Archives: Breweries

Widmer is celebrating 30 years

Widmer Brothers Brewing is celebrating 30 years of beer this year—today in fact, April 2, was the day in 1984 that Kurt and Rob Widmer incorporated the business—and, like BridgePort for their own 30-year celebration, they are launching the first three beers in a special series of 30(!) that were specially brewed to commemorate each year in business. They’re calling this 30 Beers in 30 Years and it’s ambitious. From the press release: To celebrate this … Continue reading →

Double Mountain celebrates 7 years this Saturday

This Saturday the 15th, Hood River’s Double Mountain Brewery is celebrating their seventh anniversary all day long in true Double Mountain fashion: closing the street and holding a big top block party on Fourth Street in front of the brewery! The party starts at 11:30 and runs until 10pm, and throughout the day will feature live music (beginning at 12:30), 20 beers that will be pouring, kids activities (kids will be allowed until 8pm) and … Continue reading →

Deschutes Mirror Mirror media event

Today is the release celebration for the first of Deschutes Brewery‘s 2014 Reserve Series beers, Mirror Mirror, which is taking place at both Pubs all day long. (Event pages here and here.) As a precursor to today’s celebrations, Deschutes hosted a media event last night at their “secret” barrel warehouse, pouring up samples of Mirror Mirror and two other beers along with homemade crackers, while brewer Ryan Schmiege and owner Gary Fish talked about the beer … Continue reading →

Cascade Lakes Brewing celebrates 20 years

This year 2014 marks 20 years that Redmond, Oregon-based Cascade Lakes Brewing Company has been in business, and this month they are celebrating with a number of parties (in Central Oregon and in Portland) and the release of a special 20th Anniversary IPA, a 6.4% abv and 82 IBUs limited-edition beer that’s in bottle and on tap now: Two decades of brewing beer in Central Oregon deserves a might celebration. To help us do just … Continue reading →

Juniper Brewing, Redmond, opening soon

In addition to Wild Ride Brewing which I wrote about the other day, Redmond, Oregon has another new brewery opening up even sooner: Juniper Brewing Company, currently planning on opening by the end of this month. Located across the street from the Deschutes County Fairgrounds at 1950 SW Badger Avenue in Redmond, they are installing a two-barrel brewing system with a 600-square-foot tasting room. The Source Weekly in their roundup of the new breweries included a … Continue reading →