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

BreweriesPublic Coast Brewing is now open in Cannon Beach

One of the state’s newest breweries is now open on the Oregon Coast: Public Coast Brewing in Cannon Beach. They are joining the lontime Bill’s Tavern and the recently-opened Pelican Brewing pub. Cannon Beach (population 1,690) is becoming quite the brewery town! Seems like a pretty organized affair, based on … Continue reading

BreweriesA look at Ninkasi Brewing’s flagship rebranding

Eugene, Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company announced this week “a new look for its Flagship Series beers as it prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary” with new designs rolling out for three of its core beers: Total Domination IPA, Tricerahops Double IPA, and Dawn of the Red (a so-called “Red IPA” though I … Continue reading

BreweriesBoneyard’s Bert Grant-inspired “The Ale Master IPA”

Bend’s Boneyard Beer made a name for themselves in the Northwest beer scene with their hugely popular line of hoppy beers, notably RPM IPA, Hop Venom, and Notorious Triple IPA, not to mention a solid lineup of other beers including Diablo Rojo and Suge Knite Imperial Stout. The other angle to … Continue reading

Events2015 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 … Continue reading

BreweriesCam 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 … Continue reading

Press ReleasesPress 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 … Continue reading

Press ReleasesPDX 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 http://tinyurl.com/3uhatxk 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 … Continue reading

Press ReleasesPress Release: “The Love of Beer” Premiere!

Saturday August 20th 730pm $6 Bagdad Theater 3702 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 97214 Pub: (503) 467-7521 Movie Line: (503) 249-7474 x1 http://theloveofbeermovie.com/ Advance ticketing at Cascade Tickets: http://www.cascadetickets.com/apps/calendar/performer.php?performer_id=1196 The first annual PDX Beer Week is proud to to present the World Premiere of Alison Grayson’s documentary on women in … Continue reading