Craft Beer

Celebrate 16 Tons first birthday today

16 Tons First Birthday and Anniversary Beer Release in Eugene On Thursday April 28, 12-10 p.m., Eugene’s own 16 Tons Bottle Shop celebrates its 1st birthday! I’m amazed at the big presence this small operation has created in just one year, and stoked to help them celebrate. From their start in 2010, over the last … Read More

Eugene Beer Week May 2-8

First Eugene Beer Week to be a hoppy, malty blast Eugene now has so much craft beer, we need a whole Eugene Beer Week to enjoy it properly. During May 2-8, Eugene, Oregon, hosts its first annual beer week, celebrating the Willamette Valley’s vast craft beer culture. The end of Eugene Beer Week culminates with … Read More

Honest Pints in Eugene: Is your beer lying to you?

Honest Pint Glasses in Eugene Have you ever quaffed a pint of fine Oregon craft beer, set down your glass, and felt somehow… incomplete, as if that pint emptied faster than it should have? It might not be that you were just getting your drink on. It could be that your beer was lying to … Read More

KLCC Eugene Microbrew/Craft Beer Festival Feb. 11-12

Get your craft beer on! The KLCC Microbrew Fest (and CD/record sale) is on this weekend. From the West Coast to as far away as Belgium, over 100 craft beers, specialty beers and seasonal brews will be on tap for tasting. Some other highlights… Enjoy the music of The Ty Curtis Band on Friday and Jacob … Read More

Antsaint’s 2010 Homebrew Review & 2011 Beer and Writing Outlook

An award. A new stove. Lots of new books. More beer writing. And a helluva lot of fun brewing. 2010 brewing for this homebrewer and craft beer enthusiast was a time of fun and growth, and has set me up for a lot of brewing and beer writing fun in 2011. Now an Award-Winning Brewer! … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer: IPA Festival at 16 Tons Jan. 27-29

16 Tons Bottle Shop Presents Eugene IPA Festival January 27-29, 2011, 5-10 p.m. Event Page on Facebook 16 Tons Bottle Shop, 265 E 13th (Corner of High) Eugene, OR, (541) 345-2003 Friday and Saturday, Nosh Pit will be set up outside the shop, with sandwiches for sale From taps to bottles, big breweries to some … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer: Brewers Union Ted Sobel, Union Dew IPA at 16 Tons Jan. 26

Casks are meant to go home empty Get your growlers and mason jars ready! 16 Tons has Union Dew IPA on tap, Wed., Jan. 26, from 5 p.m. till the cask is empty. Union Dew IPA is one of the most popular flagship beers from Oakridge's Brewers Union Local 180. Brewers Union owner and head … Read More

Wild Ale Festival on Tap at Eugene 16 Tons, Dec. 17, 2010

Taste 60+ Farmhouse, Rustic, Tart, Sour, Barrel Aged, Wild, and Funktastic Ales 16 Tons Week of Wild (Dec. 14-18, 2010) climaxes with a Wild Ale Festival! On Friday, Dec. 17 from 5-10 p.m., staff pours 10 wild ales on tap and more than 50 bottles, including these featured breweries: Oregon: Block 15, Boneyard, BridgePort, Cascade, … Read More

Learn to Homebrew Day with Oakshire Brewing and Cascade Brewers Society, Eugene, Oregon

Words to live by: "Relax, don't worry, have a homebrew."— Charlie Papazian, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, 3rd edition Oakshire founder and owner Jeff Althouse explains different kinds of barley and how each can be used in brewing. Observations from a mild-mannered Eugene craft beer blogger at Learn to Homebrew Day 2010 If you can … Read More

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