BloggingHoliday beer gift ideas

A popular blog topic that makes the rounds this time of year, often starting at Black Friday, is the holiday gift guide. I’ve done some of those in the past and they can be fun roundup. Both Brewpublic and The New School published their guides with some good ad fun … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 12/02/2016

Oregon Beer News for Friday, December 2, 2016. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

EventsBook signing at Bazi Bierbrasserie in Portland, Dec. 3

Good news Portland! This Saturday, December 3rd, at Bazi Bierbrasserie, I’ll be on hand with several other beer writers for a book signing event from 5 to 7pm. Bazi is a terrific beer bar with a Belgian focus and a great taplist; I’m thrilled to be able to be on … Continue reading

EventsBooks & Beer event at NWIPA – come meet me and others!

On Sunday, December 4, Portland’s N.W.I.P.A. is hosting a holiday Books & Beer event featuring a number of Oregon beer authors, myself included! This will be a fun holiday shopping event from 2 to 5pm where you can come meet the authors, buy signed books, and drink beer of course! … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: 2 Towns, 1 Book

Two different press/media arrivals last week: The Book of Dangerous Cocktails, and the imperial winter/holiday cider Nice & Naughty from 2 Towns Ciderhouse. Not sure if there’s a theme. I will note neither of these things have much to do with beer directly; a quick check of the index of … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #115: The Role of Beer Books

For this September edition of The Session, Joan Villar-i-Martí of Blog Birraire asks us to consider The Role of Beer Books: The discussion at hand is “The Role of Beer Books“. Participants can talk about that first book that caught their attention, which brought them to get interested in beer; or … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Hoptopia (book)

Just in time for hop harvest season, this new book arrived this week: Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, by Peter Kopp. I’m excited to read this one, not least of which because it’s about Oregon’s beer-related history. Oh, and I happened to write a book … Continue reading

Oregon Beer News, 06/23/2015

Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, June 23, 2015. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!

Oregon Breweries/Bend Beer book signing this weekend

Portland, Oregon-based beer writer Brian Yaeger is coming to Bend this weekend, as part of his signing tour for his recently-published book Oregon Breweries, and he’s got a three-day schedule of signing appearances—including teaming up with yours truly for a dual signing event this Saturday at Crux Fermentation Project, pairing his … Continue reading