Homebrew

Craft Beer Article: Collaboration is Key for Homebrewing Couple

New in the February 2016 edition of the Oregon Beer Growler: “Sometimes newlyweds return from their honeymoon and immediately prepare a room for a baby. But for Kiley and Michael Gwynn of Eugene, they returned from their 2008 honeymoon/first anniversary trip to Hawaii with a passion for a new hobby: homebrewing.” Full story: Collaboration is … Read More

Lane Monthly: McKenzie Cider & Craft Beer Festival is Filling the Festival Void

New article in Lane Monthly Magazine’s November 2015 edition: On Nov. 13–14, over 5,000 people will enjoy 190 beers and ciders at the McKenzie Cider & Craft Beer Festival (MCCBF). Presented by the McKenzie After 5 and Springfield Rotary Clubs and held at Springfield’s Willamalane Center, MCCBF showcases regional beers and ciders to the benefit … Read More

September Craft Beer & Homebrew News

Oregon Beer Growler, September issue, “Brandon Woodruff: The Man Behind the Mancave,” p. 20 The Register-Guard, Tastings, Best way to savor beer: clear glass, open mind Eugene Magazine, Fall 2015 issue, Meet the Chef at WildCraft CiderWorks Lane Monthly, September 2015, A Minor in Homebrewing

Back on the Homebrew Horse

I have a confession to make: between babies and books, it’s been about 2 years since I last homebrewed. But that’s about to change. Last week I was telling my wife, Jodie, that I was going to get a haircut, and afterward I’d swing by the new location of the Falling Sky Fermentation Supply Shop. … Read More

2 Homebrew Clubs & More Craft Beer Stories

Here in Oregon, the cities of Eugene and Corvallis are known for their football-driven rivalry. During November, that comes to a head in the Civil War game. And when it comes to beer and homebrew, there’s lots going on in both cities too. In the November 2014 edition of the Oregon Beer Growler, I’ve written … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Slow Food & Bottle Caps

Mar. 6, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Agrarian Ales’ Ben Tilley Talks Slow Food As part of an ongoing 2nd Tuesday Lecture Series about Slow Food in the Lane County region, Ben Tilley from Agrarian Ales will be at the 16 Tons Cafe on Mar. 11. The intent of the series is to help people … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Plank Town Brewer’s Dinner, Claim Viking, Homebrew Class, Ninkasi Northwest, Homebrew Meetup

Feb. 20, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Plank Town Hosts Their First Brewer’s Dinner, Feb. 23 Plank Town Brewing has made quite a mark on the local craft beer scene. The most recent was the success of their recent Newton’s Pin Cask Ale Festival, featuring cask-poured beers from 11 area breweries (including Oakridge’s Brewers Union … Read More

Guinness Clone Homebrew: Creating Galway Pradesh Stout (GPS), Version 1.0

“Jay took a draw off his pint. ‘Wow, that is the best pint of GPS I’ve ever had.’ He took another long quaff.” — Home Sweet Road Ah, Galway Pradesh Stout. There’s nothing quite like the ol’ GPS, the #1 beer of the Rucksack Universe. But there are a few other stouts that may be considered … Read More

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