Tag Archives: GoodLife Brewing

Oregon Beer News, 01/05/2015

Happy (hoppy) New Year! I’m taking another crack at starting up the daily Oregon Beer News posts, since I’m not (currently) writing a book. However other projects may yet intercede, so we’ll see how it goes! Here’s the news for Monday, January 5. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news as I find it, so check back often. And if you have news to share, please contact me … Continue reading →

Celebrate some Bend beer anniversaries today

This weekend is a good one for Bend brewery anniversaries, as three of our locals are celebrating a collective 31 years in business. Deschutes Brewery celebrated their 26th anniversary yesterday, but you can still head down and enjoy their Black Butte XXVI (brewed with chocolate and cranberries this year) on tap today, as well as their new Foray Belgian IPA. I tried both last night, both are excellent. Today you’ll want to check out Crux … Continue reading →

McMenamins Old St. Francis School Traveling Brewers’ Dinner Party

There’s a cool event in Bend this Saturday the 20th that’s put together/hosted by McMenamins Old St. Francis School: a Traveling Brewers’ Dinner Party that’s essentially a progressive beer dinner around the OSF property and, in addition to featuring McMenamins’ own beers, they’ve invited three other Bend breweries to join them: Boneyard Beer, Crux Fermentation Project, and GoodLife Brewing. If you like to drink good beer and eat good food, this event is for you. … Continue reading →

GoodLife will be canning soon, too

Just the other day I reported on the expansion of Bend’s GoodLife Brewing, and in today’s Bend Bulletin (behind the paywall unfortunately) comes the word that they’ll be canning too: GoodLife Brewing Co. has expanded its production capacity as part of a plan to increase sales of bottled beer in Oregon and begin canning beer by March. “We’ll be the first ones in Bend to do that,” GoodLife co-owner Ty Barnett said of canning beer. … Continue reading →

GoodLife is growing

For all the attention that the up-and-coming Worthy Brewing has been getting here in Bend (a fair amount from me, admittedly!), it’s great to see expansion happening elsewhere—in particular, GoodLife Brewing issued a press release yesterday talking about their own expansion. And it’s a pretty significant expansion at that; here’s the press release: Eighteen months after first mixing water, malt, and hops, GoodLife Brewing Company is increasing capacity by over 60% with the addition of … Continue reading →