Marketing/PRReceived: Crux Fermentation Project PCT Porter

I received brand-new cans of PCT Porter from Crux Fermentation Project, the newest beer to be added to their canned lineup: The “PCT” in the name stands for Pacific Crest Trail, the 2,659 mile long hiking trail from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada. The beer itself is … Continue reading

BeersStone Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Along with the other beer schedules I’ve posted from several breweries for 2017, Stone Brewing sent out their beer release calendar. They have several new beers joining the year round and seasonal lineups, along with six collaboration beer releases this year. Here’s the press release: Stone Brewing announces a calendar … Continue reading

BeersAC Golden Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

I’ve run several Oregon craft brewery beer schedules recently, and the other day AC Golden Brewing Company (the subsidiary of Coors, who brews their Colorado Native line of beers) sent out their 2017 beer lineup in a press release. Yes, I’m posting this just like I’ve done the others. I … Continue reading

BeersCascade Brewing’s 2017 Beer Lineup

Another beer schedule for this year! No fancy table or chart was created, though. Portland, Oregon’s Cascade Brewing released their 2017 beer release schedule, with the addition of seven new projects to their lineup. Updated: Got a schedule chart! Here’s the press release; the seven new projects are highlighted, along with the … Continue reading

PackagingBend Brewing Company announces new bottles, design

Bend Brewing Company this morning announced the release of their new bottles which debut this week, entirely revamping the format and look of their bottled lineup. Here’s the full press release: Bend Brewing Co. (BBC), established in 1995, and the second oldest brewery in Bend, Oregon, is excited to announce … Continue reading

BreweriesWorthy Brewing news

Bend’s Worthy Brewing announced a new beer yesterday, made with a hop formerly known as X-331: StrataSphere IPA. What’s particularly notable about this hop is that it was developed special collaboration between Indie Hops (founded by Worthy owner Roger Worthington) and Oregon State University. Worthy has been experimenting with it extensively, and … Continue reading

NewsOld Town Brewing and “Grimm” collaboration release

I’ve been a fan of the NBC television series “Grimm” since its inception, not the least of which because it is set and filmed in Portland, Oregon. And because it’s Portland, of course you know at some point “Grimm” would intersect with beer—and it has, for the third time in fact. … Continue reading

BreweriesZwanzig Fest: Lompoc Brewing’s 20th anniversary

Portland, Oregon-based Lompoc Brewing celebrates their 20th anniversary this month, and accordingly they are kicking off their Zwanzig Fest this week. This fest (“Zwanzig” meaning “twenty” in German) takes place starting Tuesday, December 13 and concludes four days later on Friday, December 16. Each Lompoc location will host food and beer … Continue reading

BreweriesBend Brewing Company purchases adjacent lot

For many years, the lot adjacent to Bend Brewing Company sat vacant and fenced, an unsightly eyesore next to the brewpub. It was purposefully left that way, as I understand it, because the owner also wanted to buy the land BBC sat on to develop (into condos, retail, whatever), but since … Continue reading