Category Archives: Press Releases

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 →

Cam O’Connor joins Crux Fermentation Project

I first heard about this a few weeks ago, but did not know when the official news was coming out: Cam O’Connor, formerly brewmaster at Deschutes Brewery, joins Bend’s Crux Fermentation Project. Pretty interesting news for Bend! Here’s the official press release from Crux: Crux Fermentation Project announced this week that Cam O’Connor joined the team as its Head Brewer. Bringing with him more than a decade of high-end craft brewing experience, Cam significantly expands … Continue reading →

Press Release: 2012 Oregon Brewers Festival Generates $30 Million for Local Economy

A recently completed study estimates the economic impact of the Oregon Brewers Festival on Multnomah County PORTLAND, Ore. – Sept. 12, 2012 – A recently completed study estimates the economic impact of the 2012 Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF) on the local economy at $30 million. This was the second year that Jeff Dense, Professor of Political Science at Eastern Oregon University, and his Politics and Beer class conducted a survey on the grounds of the festival. Dense and … Continue reading →

Press Release: McMenamins’ 19th Annual Hillsdale Brewfest

22 McMenamins brewers present 22 beers in competition at the historic “Battle of the Belt” PORTLAND, Ore.—On Saturday, February 25, 2012, the notorious “Battle of the Belt” rages for the nineteenth time at Hillsdale Brewery & Public House (1505 SW Sunset Blvd.). McMenamins’ Hillsdale Brewfest is a day-long event featuring 22 original brews such as Mad Hatter Imperial IPA, 4K Lager, Mexicali Rose Wheat and The Girl Next Door Belgian Blond, along with food specials, … Continue reading →

PDX Beer Week presents: Barrel-Aged Beer Seminar & Tasting

Wednesday August 24th 6pm Hopworks Urban Brewery – Banquet Room 2944 SE Powell Blvd Portland, OR 97202 Tel: 503 / 232-HOPS (4677) Tickets $26 Barrel aging beer is a longstanding tradition among brewers that has come to the forefront of craft brewing. Partially science, but mostly art, few have mastered the skill of aging beers in oak barrels to impart flavors from either fresh oak or the spirit or wine they once contained. In it’s inaugural … Continue reading →