BeersFor #IPADay: McMenamins Sunflower IPA

For this 2017 edition of #IPADay I thought I’d write a bit about McMenamins Sunflower IPA—the canned version that the company gifted me recently. I am drinking the last of the four cans as I write this, and I’ve enjoyed the beer as I’ve worked my way through it. It’s … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 08/03/2017

Oregon Beer News for Thursday, August 3, 2017 — happy IPA Day! 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, 08/02/2017

Oregon Beer News for Wednesday, August 2, 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, 08/01/2017

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, August 1, 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, 07/31/2017

Oregon Beer News for Monday, July 31, 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!

BreweriesKobold Brewing’s new taproom – The Vault

Saturday night on our way back into town from a family trip, we swung by the new Kobold Brewing taproom in downtown Redmond—The Vault. It was the grand opening and there was a big and lively crowd, and while we didn’t stay long (time enough for a beer and to … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Deschutes Brewery Black Butte XXIX

The latest anniversary ale from Deschutes Brewery, Black Butte XXIX, arrived over the weekend. This year’s version is based on the concept of Mexican hot chocolate, with additions of Turbinado sugar, Dutched cocoa powder, cinnamon, and cayenne. The heat is pretty well tempered though.

NewsOregon Beer News, week of July 24-30

Summer is a busy time all around, with so many beer events that it’s tough to keep up. Busy for beer writers too, and this week I’ve got a full slate already without even getting to the daily Oregon Beer News posts—so much so that I won’t be doing the … Continue reading

EventsThree Creeks Brewing celebrates 9 years

Back in July 2008—a scant nine years ago though sometimes it feels like much longer—Three Creeks Brewing in Sisters, Oregon opened for business. At the time they opened, Central Oregon only had six breweries (six!) and it would be another two years before the region saw another new one. I … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 07/21/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, July 21, 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!