Tag Archives: Books

Received: 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 the book only showed two beer-related recipes, though there’s a significant focus on marijuana-infused drinks.

The 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 maybe about books that helped developing their local beer scene. There’s also the -bad- role of books that regrettably misinform readers because their authors did … Continue reading →

Received: 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 about the local history of beer myself. This one looks well-researched and definitely worth the read. I’ll write a full review once I’ve dug into … 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! Continue reading →

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 Oregon Breweries with my own book Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon.     The signing at Crux takes place from 2 to 4pm, … Continue reading →