NewsAmerican Hop Convention in Bend, January 17-20

On Tuesday, January 17, the 61st annual American Hop Convention comes to Bend, Oregon for the first time. The convention takes place at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel and convention center and runs through Friday, January 20. Join us for the 2017 American Hop Convention as we journey across … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/13/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, January 13, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/12/2017

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, January 12, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes Pacific Wonderland Lager

The latest beer in Deschutes Brewery’s year-round lineup arrived today: Pacific Wonderland Lager. It is the brewery’s first year-round packaged lager offering, and yes, I’ve seen it in stores here in Bend already. Looking forward to drinking these; I’ve had this beer at the pub (before I knew it was … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/11/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, January 11, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

EventsChanges to Zwickelmania for 2017 — now two weekends

Apparently Oregon’s annual Zwickelmania event which takes place every February during President’s Day weekend has grown big enough that the Oregon Brewers Guild has split it into two weekends for 2017: for the Portland Metro area, it takes place on February 18, and for the rest of the state it … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/10/2017

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, January 10, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Events4th annual High Gravity Extravaganza Brewfest at McMenamins Old St. Francis School

This Saturday, January 14, the fourth annual High Gravity Extravaganza Brewfest returns to McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend. This is a terrific, low-key event that features winter-appropriate strong beers from ten different McMenamins breweries and 15 Central Oregon breweries. Pouring stations are spread out around the property—from the main courtyard … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 01/09/2017

Oregon Beer News for Monday, January 9, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

The SessionThe Session #119: Discomfort Beer

It’s the first Friday of 2017 and for this new year the one hundred and nineteenth edition of The Session is hosted by Alec Latham who writes the mostly about beer…….. blog based in England. Alec has come up with the idea of Discomfort Beer to write about this month, relating the … Continue reading