EventsOregon Cider Week runs June 15-25

The annual Oregon Cider Week returns this month, starting on June 15 and running through June 25. This year marks the sixth annual edition of the event, organized by the Northwest Cider Association. The organization includes members from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. The Week is anchored by the … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/14/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, June 14, 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!

ReviewsTuesday Tastings: Brews from Bandon

Today’s Tuesday Tastings beers weren’t technically brewed in Bandon, Oregon, but they were acquired from there. And if/when you read that Bandon post you’ll see that they are thematically appropriate to the southern Oregon coastal town and representative of Bandon-ish beers to look for. Both of these were gifted to … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/13/2017

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, June 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!

BreweriesPictures from The Ale Apothecary’s tasting room

My print article published last week was on The Ale Apothecary and their new tasting room in Bend; I’d mentioned in my post about the article that I’d had additional pictures from a special media tour that Paul Arney conducted with myself and several others. Here they are! The space … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/12/2017

Oregon Beer News for Monday, June 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!

BreweriesTwo Oregon brewery closures: Juniper Brewing, Plough Monday

With over 5,300 breweries currently active in the United States (and I seem to recall seeing that number quoted as 5,700 recently), it’s unfortunate but a fact of business that not all of them will be successful. Official word came down this month that two of Oregon’s smaller breweries, Juniper … Continue reading

The SessionThe next Session will be SMaSHing

The Session for July 2017 has been announced, and it is being hosted by my friend and fellow Bend beer blogger Mark Lindner: SMaSH Beers. “SMaSH” is an acronym for Single Malt and Single Hop; essentially, these are beers brewed as advertised, with one variety of malt and one variety … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 06/09/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, June 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!