Tag Archives: Oregon Brewers Festival

The Session #96: Festivals: Geek Gathering or Beer Dissemination?

Yesterday was the first Friday of February, and among the beer blogging world that means it’s time for another collaborative blogging effort—The Session! Each month a different host suggests a common topic upon which to write, and everyone tackles it from their own point of view. All bloggers are welcome to participate, not just beer bloggers! This month’s host is Joan Villar-i-Martí of Blog Birraire, and he’s got a question about beer festivals: Geek Gathering or Beer … Continue reading →

OBF 27 – beers to watch for

The first day of the 27th annual Oregon Brewers Festival is done (even though this is the second year they started on a Wednesday, I’m still thinking in terms of starting on Thursday… or I remember starting on a Friday even… yeah, get off my lawn), and it already looks like a great year. (You can follow along on Twitter on the main OBF account, or by the hashtag #obf27, or the Specialty Tent.) If … Continue reading →

Oregon Brewfest 2013: Beer picks you should try

The Oregon Brewers Festival kicks off at noon tomorrow and if when you’re planning to attend (which I would encourage you to do early), you should have a plan of attack and part of that includes a list of must-try beers to seek out. Each year I write up my picks for those beers, and even though I’m not able to attend this year I will humbly present my list anyway. First, however, Jeff over … Continue reading →

It’s Oregon Brewfest week!

The 26th annual Oregon Brewers Festival starts this week, on a Wednesday for the first time ever! In addition to running five days this year, ending on Sunday the 28th, this is the first year also that they won’t be offering up plastic mugs: instead, they have actual glassware, a 12-ounce souvenir tasting glass that needs to be purchased for $7 (though remember, admission is free). Everything kicks off Wednesday morning with the (sold out) Oregon … Continue reading →