Oggi’s Pizza and Brewing Company

While in San Diego we had dinner one night at Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company in Mission Valley. Actually, we had dinner two nights: the first time we had take-out pizza at my brother’s place, and it was quite good. Some of the best pizza around, or so we were … Continue reading

Great American Beer Festival 2004

The 2004 Great American Beer Festival took place last week, from September 30 through October 2. One of these days, I just have to go to this. This year, they had a record-breaking 28,000 attendees. The three-day event brought a record number of beer connoisseurs from around the world to … Continue reading

Newport Microbrew Festival

I wish I’d know of this sooner: the Newport Microbrew Festival is going on this weekend in Newport, Oregon, at the Rogue Ales Brewery. Admission is $8, including a free mug, and will feature beer (duh!) from 20 breweries, food, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and a homebrew competition.

The Relaunch

Welcome to the relaunch of The Brew Site as a blog! When I originally started this site, I had a grand plan to build it into the premier site and directory for beer and brewing-related information online; however, real life intruded and I never properly had the time to implement … Continue reading

July is American Beer Month

July is American Beer Month! The website has it all: events, featured beer styles, sponsors, contests. July is American Beer Month, a time when every American should celebrate the season by exploring the wonderful flavors of American Beer. No matter what kind of beer you like, there’s one that’s perfect … Continue reading

Review of Standing Stone Brewing

A review of the Standing Stone Brewing Company in Ashland, Oregon appeared today online here on ApplegateOregonNews.com. Let’s talk about the beer for a minute. The small batches, ten barrels at a time, are handcrafted at the brewery. There are stainless steel tanks and some equipment at the front of … Continue reading

Stone Brewing Company Plans Expansion

From SignOnSanDiego.com: Stone Brewing Company, brewer of the great Arrogant Bastard Ale, plans to build a $10 million brewery in Escondido’s new business park. The 50,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open late next year in the Escondido Research and Technology Center, will make it possible for the brewery to produce six … Continue reading

McMenamin’s in Bend

McMenamins is on track to open the Old St. Francis School here, on November 15, 2004. Seems like we’ve been hearing about this for years, but this time it’s the real deal. (I hope.) Bend.com has an article on the opening. This paragraph is noteworthy: Gathering of stories, photos and … Continue reading

Bend Brew Fest

The Bend Brew Fest is kicking off this year at the Les Schwab Amphitheater, on Saturday, August 21. Excellent! Not quite a contender with the awesome Oregon Brewers Festival, but very cool nonetheless. From the Les Schwab Amphitheater Events page: On Saturday, August 21st over 20 Pacific Northwest brewers will … Continue reading