Category Archives: Breweries

Weekend in review: Astoria and the North Coast

This past weekend was a visit to an Oregon town I haven’t been to in many years, though it’s one I love: Astoria. Originally we (the whole family) only had to be in Lake Oswego on Friday but since I had the day off we decided to make a long weekend out of it and hit the North Coast, and it turned into a tidy little beer trip alongside the family trip, a great overview … Continue reading →

Weekend in review: Corvallis (again), Goses, and botanicals

This is a bit of a late writeup as the past weekend grows more distant, but it turns out we hit a lot of breweries and drank a lot of beer last weekend! On Saturday we visited Corvallis, my wife and I and our friends Paul and Sandi, and ended up stopping at six(!) places for the day before coming back home that evening. Sunday you’d think would be mellower but I ended up with … Continue reading →

Three Creeks 5th Anniversary Imperial IPA

I posted last week about Three Creeks Brewing over in Sisters turning 5 this weekend, with a party tomorrow that includes birthday cake and the launch of their 5th Anniversary Imperial IPA. I still don’t know what the cake will be, but here’s a description of the beer: Brewed to honor Three Creeks’ 5th Anniversary this classic Northwest Imperial IPA features 5 hop varieties (Amarillo, Chinook, Crystal, Columbus, Bravo) and 5 lbs of hops per … Continue reading →

Tenaya Creek Brewery, Las Vegas

During our Las Vegas trip that I wrote about previously I mentioned Tenaya Creek Brewery, which we visited ostensibly for lunch. However, you may recall I found out that they currently have no kitchen! We visited Aces & Ales down the road instead for food, then came back to Tenaya Creek to check out the beers at one of the few craft breweries in Las Vegas. Here are a few notes and thoughts about that … Continue reading →

Three Creeks Brewing is turning 5

Three Creeks Brewing in Sisters has become such a Central Oregon staple that it’s hard to believe they are only turning five this year—but it’s definitely been a good five years for them and they are celebrating this month with a photo contest and anniversary festivities on the weekend of the 19th through the 21st. Here are the details on their photo contest: Email or post to Facebook your best “Around The World” TCBC photos. … Continue reading →