Category Archives: Events

CBC Events: Central Oregon Brewers Guild Brews & Beats

Since I already posted about Deschutes Brewery’s Beer Machines event during the Craft Brewers Conference next week, I figured I’d also highlight some of the other events going on next week in Portland. Not all of them, obviously—I mean, look at how big this list is!—but a few that are of interest to me and that I’ll likely (try to) attend. On Wednesday, the 15th, starting at 6pm the Central Oregon Brewers Guild is holding … Continue reading →

Deschutes Brewery’s “Beer Machines” at CBC

One of the more unique events taking place during next week’s Craft Brewers Conference is Deschutes Brewery’s and Columbia Distributing’s official CBC event Beer Machines: A Steampunk Ode To The Craft Revolution. (It’s listed as the official CBC nightly event for Thursday, April 16.) I’m not sure how else to describe it except as beer-pouring performance art blended with live burlesque, particularly if the beer-pouring machines were invented in Victorian times (hence “steampunk”). Check out their … Continue reading →

The Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival is back for its 3rd year

Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 the third annual Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival returns to Saraveza, featuring “more than 70 different beers, artisan cheese, charcuterie and pickles” along with an exclusive festival beer and bottle release from Upright Brewing and more. There will be at least 30 beers on tap at any given time between Saraveza’s taps and their Bad Habit Room around the corner, and there are some insanely great debuts … Continue reading →

Juniper Brewing celebrates 1 year of beer

Redmond, Oregon’s Juniper Brewing is celebrating their first anniversary this weekend, kicking things off Friday, March 6 from 4 to 9pm, and continuing all day Saturday from 11am to closing (10pm-ish). They’ve posted a short description of the party plans on their site: We will be having a blast as we turn 1 year old this weekend! Dump City Dumplings will be on hand to fill your bellies, Onay Weaver will be providing some Live Entertainment … Continue reading →

2015 Craft Brewers Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Jon and I both got the press release late last week that Simon Sinek will deliver the keynote address for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference and I thought I’d post it because it’s something that I’m looking forward to. Jon and I have press passes and I’m starting to strategically plan out my day (and night) for the conference and then this came along. I saw some Pete Dunlop’s blog and became even more excited for … Continue reading →