eugene craft beer

April Eugene Craft Beer Stories & Eugene Beer Week 2015

For fellow fans of the latest and greatest in the Willamette Valley’s craft beer scene, the April edition of the Oregon Beer Growler has some great stories in it. There are also 2 pieces of my own: “Beer Is Love” Donates More Than 120,000 Pints to West Coast Causes, p. 13 Crowdfunding Drives New Growth … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer & Cider Stories, March 2015

What an exciting time to be a beer lover in the Willamette Valley! There is so much going on, and I’m so happy to have been part of some recent stories: Infographic: Tip-top taps – Tastings – The Register-Guard – Eugene, Oregon. Local brewers’ tap handles reflect inspired designs and materials that give each its … 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

Halloween Beer: McMenamins Black Widow Porter

The other night, my wife and I settled down to watch Great Estates Scotland: Rosslyn Chapel on PBS. I popped a beer that had come my way recently: McMenamins Black Widow Porter. It was a lovely companion for learning about one of the world’s most mysterious buildings. Black Widow poured thick and dark. On the … Read More

Reading at The Bier Stein, Today, 6pm, Eugene

OK, today’s the day! Join me at Eugene’s The Bier Stein at 6 p.m. PT for an evening of wit, adventure, and beer. I’ll be reading from the newest Rucksack Universe book, Forever the Road—and who knows, maybe some of the other books too. P.S.: Word is there’ll be plenty of stout on hand too … Read More

Sept. 22: Reading & Book Signing at The Bier Stein, Eugene

Mon., Sept. 22, 6 p.m. Travel. Destiny. Beer. Join local author Anthony St. Clair in the back room of The Bier Stein for an evening of wit, adventure, and beer as he reads from Forever the Road, his newly released third Rucksack Universe travel fantasy novel. Audience Q&A, book/travel/beer chat, books sales and signings of … Read More

News from the Universe: Book Giveaway, Craft Beer & More

Throughout May I’ve been really focused on finalizing the manuscript for Forever the Road (more on that Saturday, May 31—I’ve got a big announcement). This month I’ve hardly blogged and might as well have been a ghost on social media. I also had a few days where my wife was out of town, so it … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Best Stouts, New Ninkasi Brewery

Mar. 20, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Oregon Goes Strong on List of Best Stouts St. Patrick’s Day have you thirsty for more stout? If you’re like me, you can never get enough of it. But what is out there beyond the world of Guinness? Luckily, Thrillist made this easy with their list of 11 … 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: Tapped into Tech, Eugene Beer Week, Sasquatch Brewfest, Ninkasi Expansion, Wine vs. Beer

Feb. 27, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Tapped into Tech The latest edition of Tastings from The Register-Guard is out! In addition to some drool-inducing articles on Ninkasi’s Single Hop Series, local kombucha, and Full Circle Creamery cheeses, you can also check out my latest craft beer article, Tapped into Technology. Local pubs and breweries … Read More

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