Tag Archives: Central Oregon

CBC Events: Central Oregon Brewers Guild Brews & Beats

Since I already posted about Deschutes Brewery’s Beer Machines event during the Craft Brewers Conference next week, I figured I’d also highlight some of the other events going on next week in Portland. Not all of them, obviously—I mean, look at how big this list is!—but a few that are of interest to me and that I’ll likely (try to) attend. On Wednesday, the 15th, starting at 6pm the Central Oregon Brewers Guild is holding … Continue reading →

Local beer predictions for 2014

It’s been a number of years since I’ve offered up any New Year’s beer predictions, but earlier this week my local newspaper the Bend Bulletin reached out to find out if I had any predictions for the Central Oregon beer scene for 2014—so I obliged and looked into my “sudsy crystal ball.” Some are “gimmes” and a couple are tongue-in-cheek fun. Though I do want to see someone brew an Imperial Kvass.

Central Oregon Beer Week ’13 is in the books

Apologies for the general “blog wasteland” around here lately: my past 8 days have been consumed by Central Oregon Beer Week and my time just completely got away from me. I’m sure I’ll have a more detailed summary to write up, but in the meantime enjoy a random selection of photos I took over the course of the Week: Yes it’s a completely raw image dump, I haven’t update names or descriptions or anything yet. … Continue reading →

Central Oregon Beer Week 2013

I have been noticeably lagging on my blogging lately, and this is what has been taking up all of my spare time: planning this year’s Central Oregon Beer Week! This year is the second year for COBW, and we’ve been working hard to make it the best possible Beer Week that we can, and we’ve been lining up a terrific slate of events and a ton of fantastic sponsors to do so. The dates are … Continue reading →

Shade Tree Brewing, new in Central Oregon (correction: nope, not yet)

Bend restaurant Common Table posted this on their Facebook timeline on Thursday: Common Table is perhaps the first place to try Central Oregon’s newest local microbrewery, Shade Tree Brewing’s Mustang Pale Ale. Shade Tree is the brainchild of Larry Johnson a local home brewer who has stepped up to full production. He is located in Redmond and has three beers coming, The Mustang Pale Ale, Corvette Strong Ale and Challenger Smoked IPA coming in June. … Continue reading →