Tag Archives: Books

CBC Events: The Field Guide to Drinking in America Book Launch Party

If you’re going to hold a book launch party, then there’s probably not a better time to do it than during the Craft Brewers Conference! And that is exactly what beer writer Niki Ganong is doing today, Monday, April 13, with the launch party to her new book, The Field Guide to Drinking in America, taking place at the White Owl Social Club from 6 to 9pm. Come out to celebrate the release of Niki Ganong’s … Continue reading →

The Session #95: What beer book which has yet to be written would you like to see published?

It’s the first Friday of 2015, this second of January, and that means another round of The Session—collaborative beer blogging, open to anyone and everyone. (Read all about it at that link Jay Brooks maintains.) The topic for this month was selected (or rather, posed as a question) by fellow long-time beer blogger Alan McLeod (Alan is, as far as I know, the only other active beer blogger today who started just before I did). … Continue reading →

“Oregon Breweries” is out now!

The newest book in the Stackpole “Breweries” series is out now—Oregon Breweries, by beer writer and friend Brian Yaeger, containing listings and info on the 190+ brewing establishments in the state that is as up-to-date as you will find anywhere right now. Brian has been working on this book for a lot longer than I’d been working on Bend Beer, and I have no doubt that this will be a defining directory/guidebook for Oregon for a … Continue reading →

My book is out today!

I am thrilled and proud to announce that my first book, Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon, is officially released today! (I say officially though I know it has already been available for pre-order online—and Amazon.com had already shipped a few out.) Published by the History Press, it covers the history of Bend and Central Oregon from a beer-spective from the frontier era of the 1880 and ’90s through today. Here’s the … Continue reading →

Announcing: My first book deal!

I am very, very pleased to announce that I’ve been contracted by the History Press to write a book on the history of beer in Bend and Central Oregon! To be titled Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon, plans are for it to be published by late summer of next year, as a part of the History Press’s American Palate series for beer. To get an idea of the type and “flavor” the … Continue reading →