Category Archives: Events

Festival weekend

There are a bunch of beer festivals taking place this weekend, and today in particular, across Oregon; here’s a roundup if you don’t already have beer plans today. Hood River Hops Fest: The big one taking place starting at noon in Hood River, featuring more than 60(!) fresh hop beers—more in one location than any other place at one time, maybe ever. $10 for the glass and 4 tokens, $1 per token after that. Sisters … Continue reading →

Sisters Fresh Hop Festival, this Saturday the 28th

This Saturday the 28th is definitely “Fresh Hop Day” across the state of Oregon, and while there’s been a ton of ink devoted to that big festival up in Hood River, there is also the fourth annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival taking place here in Central Oregon which is offering up fresh hop beers from 17 breweries this year and might be a little more accessible to locals that going to Hood River for the … Continue reading →

Corvallis Beer Week starts today!

Today marks the first day of the third annual Corvallis Beer Week, which runs from September 9 through 15 this year. The Corvallis beer scene has been exploding these past few years so you know this year’s Beer Week is going to be bigger than ever! The Week kicks off with a big “block party” styled event headlined by Host Supporter Flat Tail Brewing starting at 7pm; the fun begins over at Les Caves for … Continue reading →

Little Woody day 2

We followed up the first day of The Little Woody¬†by heading down early on Saturday, arriving about 12:15 just after they opened. (My usual MO for beer fests.) It was already a beautiful day, and already getting hot, so while the crowd was light we snagged a table in the back that was in the shade, and stayed there with our group for the time while we were there. Day 2 went much the same … Continue reading →

Day 1 of Little Woody is in the bag

Yesterday’s foray down to the opening of Bend’s Little Woody was quite a lot of fun and successful; I missed last year’s event (I was in Florida looking for beer in between the family vacation moments) so my sense of scale might be off, but this year’s event (their fifth one, which is noteworthy) seems much bigger than before. The album I’ve added below gives a good sense of how the evening went: big crowds, … Continue reading →