Month: January 2013

Love Northwest wild mushrooms? Your fave recipe could be in a new cookbook

The Cascade Mycological Society (CMS), a large and involved community of fungi devotees in and around Lane County, has announced a call for submissions for an upcoming local cookbook. Available for sale in fall 2013, the cookbook will feature over 100 one-of-a-kind recipes, plus anecdotes, tips and photographs featuring foraged, wild-crafted mushrooms from our geographic … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer: KLCC Microbrew Festival, Feb. 8-9

2 days. 57 breweries. 100+ craft beers Tasting Event Benefits KLCC The KLCC Brew Fest is a long-standing friend of craft beer, and a favorite craft beer festival for Eugene. The taps open up again Feb. 8-9 at the Lane Events Center, with proceeds benefiting our local NPR affiliate, KLCC. This year’s brewery lineup includes … Read More

Free Beer! Agrarian Ales Tasting Jan. 16 at 16 Tons Eugene

Upstart craft brewer Agrarian Ales focuses on bringing Belgian-style farmhouse ales to Eugene and Corvallis, brewed according to get-it-done-with-what-we-got Belgian tradition. Tonight from 5-8pm at Eugene’s 16 Tons Taphouse, try 6 Agrarian Ales and meet the brewers. Agrarian Ales on tap for free tastings: BelGene Green Hoppy Saison Chronic D’ Aphotic Dark Winter Ale Curcurbita … Read More

New Oregon Beer Growler craft beer articles: Eugene & Springfield new breweries

What’s the latest in the Eugene/Springfield craft beer scene? How about for Oregon overall? Check out the Oregon Beer Growler, a monthly newspaper that covers all things Oregon and craft beer. See page 7 of the January 2013 edition for my pieces on new breweries Plank Town and Claim 52, “Eugene and Springfield: Two New … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer: Oakshire Brewing Hellshire III Barrel-Aged Foreign-Style Stout

Heaven Hills Bourbon-Aged Hell Eugene’s Oakshire Brewing will release their third barrel-aged beer under the Hellshire label on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Aged for a year in bourbon barrels from Kentucky’s Heaven Hills Distillery, Hellshire III is a Foreign-style Stout that will be available in 22 oz. wax-dipped bottles. Sales begin at 10 a.m. in … Read More

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