Craft Beer

Deschutes Brewery takes over Corvallis, Eugene craft beer taps

Deschutes Base Camp Tap Takeover Corvallis & Eugene beer events at Bier Stein, Market of Choice, 16 Tons & more all week Base Camp Week in Eugene is Deschutes Brewery’s way of saying “thank you!” for all the crazy beers they’ve been brewing these last few years. From the sour Flemish bliss of The Dissident, … Read More

Eugene craft beer: 16 Tons Coffee Stout Fest

Coffeeshot + Stoutpint = Paradise2 Or, as it’s known in the mathematical shorthand of Nobel-winning mathletes, Cs+Sp=P2. Down the pub, I hear tell it’s thought that Einstein came up with it. Something about a universal constant. No, really. Fine. No more math talk. Let’s drink stout instead. From 4-10 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 12, 16 … Read More

Eugene beer events at new 16 Tons Supreme Bean Cafe

October Eugene craft beer Hankering for an autumnal beer? Eugene’s own 16 Tons has a slew of craft beer events planned for October, at their new South Eugene location. Eugene beer events Oct. 13, A Night of New Belgium: Several rare beers from New Belgium Brewing will be on tap including KICK, an Oak-Aged Sour … Read More

Oakshire beer now Oregon-wide

“We’ll be able to completely cover the state of Oregon” Oakshire Brewing has announced new distribution agreements that will increase the availability of Oakshire beer throughout the state of Oregon. From October 1, 2011, Maletis Beverage of Portland, OR, will distribute Oakshire beer in the Greater Portland/Salem area. The Odom Corporation of Bellevue, WA, will … Read More

BHAGs: Terry Pratchett, New Zealand and craft beer

Go big… or go anywhere This tweet from @SEKeener (Sean Keener, founder & president of the BootsnAll Travel Network) got my blood a’going… @antsaint – Nice – Not sure how, but that why it’s a BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL. What’s urs pal? Are your goals Big, Hairy and Audacious? We all need big goals. Goals … Read More

Umpqua Brew Fest and Homebrew Competition

2nd Annual Umpqua Brew Fest, Oct. 21-22 Oregon homebrewers and craft beer lovers, head to the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg for 2 days of beer and fun. The Umpqua Brew Fest celebrates clean water, craft beer, and sustainable living. Breweries from the Northwest and beyond will pour dozens of craft beers, with a backdrop … Read More

Oregon craft beer: Corvallis Beer Week Sept. 12-18

Week-long celebration of Craft Beer comes to Corvallis Sept. 12-18 Corvallis’ Craft Beer scene continues to blossom beginning Monday, September 12, 2011. That’s the day the inaugural Corvallis Beer Week kicks off to promote the education and celebration of craft beer and microbrew throughout the beautiful city of Corvallis, Oregon. The idea for Corvallis Beer … Read More

New Eugene craft beer + a sour ales primer

New Eugene craft beer articles in Register-Guard Thirsty for Eugene-area beer? Looking to expand your palate with sour ales and wild ales? Check out the August 2011 edition of Tastings, from the Register-Guard newspaper in Eugene. Packed with awesome pieces about food and drink in the area, Tastings also includes 4 pieces from me, giving … Read More

Beer vs. wine in Cheese Wars II

Presented by 16 Tons, Oakshire Brewing, & The Supreme Bean Come to the next bout of Cheese Wars, Eugene’s food-pairing showdown between two ancient beverages, beer and wine. You taste, you decide. The battlefield On Tuesday, July 19, The Supreme Bean at 29th and Willamette hosts 16 Tons and Oakshire Brewing for Cheese Wars II. … Read More

Book review: Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest by Lisa Morrison

The Beer Goddess delivers the goods on craft beer in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia When it comes to craft beer, sooner or later you’ll hear about Lisa Morrison. Whether through her Beer O’Clock radio show, in endless articles and profiles about craft beer, or on Twitter (beer_goddess), Lisa Morrison is one of the region’s … Read More

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