ReviewsFresh hop season wrap up

Fresh hop season is winding down for another year, and while there are still plenty of fresh hop beers on the shelves to enjoy, I thought I’d write a wrap-up post on the events attended and beers drank. The Sisters Fresh Hop Festival was once again a good event that … Continue reading

EventsFresh Hops on the Pond with Bend Brewing

This Saturday, October 14, Bend Brewing Company is hosting Fresh Hops on the Pond, a mini fresh hop beer festival featuring a lineup of all local breweries. it runs from noon to 9pm and takes place outside in BBC’s new beergarden lawn and patio area. It’s the most wonderful time … Continue reading

NewsOregon Beer News, 10/13/2017

Oregon Beer News for Friday, October 13, 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!

BeersLatest print article: Fresh hop beers, plus a charity beer

My latest print article out this week is about fresh hops, but more importantly it documents the trip I got to take with Deschutes Brewery back in August to pick up hops for a charity beer. Fresh hop beers are brewing in Central Oregon: On Oct. 7, Deschutes Brewery is hosting … Continue reading

BeersFresh Hops Watch 2017

It’s been awhile since I’ve attempted to keep track of the fresh hops beers that are coming out, especially with so many breweries in Oregon these days brewing fresh hop beers. Keeping up to date on the Central Oregon is a bit more manageable, so keep watching this post as … Continue reading

BeersAnd just like that, it’s fresh hop season

Despite the wildfires smoking Oregon out right now, fresh hop season is upon us once again! This really hit home for me in the past week, in part because I got to travel over to Goschie Farms to pick up fresh hops for a Deschutes Brewery project, but also because … Continue reading

Beer IndustryHop trippin’

Sorry for no news post today; I had the opportunity to ride over with someone from Deschutes Brewery to Goschie Farms to pick up 50 pounds of fresh hops for a specialty beer being released in a bit over a month. That necessitated leaving at 7am for the two-and-a-half hour … Continue reading