eugene craft beer

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

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Hellshire Day, Zwickelmania, The Filling Station

Feb. 13, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Oakshire Hellshire Day & Barrel-Aged Beer Fest, Feb. 15 After the love of Valentine’s Day, it’s time for some hell. Oakshire has dipped into their secret stash of barrel-aged beers, and through its mix of alchemy and brewmastery has concocted Hellshive IV, the fourth annual-release beer in the … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: KLCC Microbrew Festival Special

Feb. 7, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup KLCC Microbrew Festival, Feb. 7-8 Fear not, beer fans! Despite all the bloody snow outside, the KLCC Microbrew Festival starts today as scheduled. Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave, Eugene, Friday 5-11 p.m. & Saturday 1-11 p.m. As you can imagine, KLCC has been pouring on perspectives … Read More

Breweries: Get Your Beer Names out of the Locker Room

A dark side of craft beer In the thrill of good beer and a vibrant industry, there’s a dark side to craft beer that gets overlooked. It’s a side of the industry I can’t stand, don’t understand, and want changed. It’s all the sexist beer names and labels. If the craft beer industry wants to … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Mr. IPA, KLCC Brew Fest, Homebrew Competition & Meetup

Jan. 23, 2014, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Hop Valley Pulls Mr. IPA Over Name Flap Earlier this month, Beervana posted about Hop Valley’s Mr. IPA potentially being a shorthand for “Mouth Raper IPA.” In addition to discussing the nuts and bolts of the issue in this week’s roundup, I’ve also written a followup about craft … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Best Nano, Winter Fest, Homebrew Meetup, Happy Holidays

Dec. 12, 2013, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Claim 52 Named Best Nano Brewery in Oregon Congratulations, Claim 52 Brewing! One of Eugene’s newest craft breweries, Claim 52 was recently named “Best Nano in Oregon” in the Annual Reader’s Choice Awards from the Northwest Brewing News: Claim 52’s reputation for good workaday beers has been growing … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Ninkasi, Beer & Cooking on the Radio, Oakshire

Dec. 5, 2013, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Ninkasi Believer Announced as 2014 Good Food Award Finalist Ninkasi Brewing’s Believer Double Red Ale has been listed as a Beer finalist in the 2014 Good Food Awards. The 4th annual Good Food Awards recognizes the best socially-conscious food crafters, including producers of coffee, beer, charcuterie, pickles and … Read More

Pulling No Pairing Punches: New Craft Beer Cookbook Article

Craft beer and good home cooking, eh? That’s right. My latest article in the Register-Guard’s Tastings section is all about craft beer as both an ingredient and an accompaniment to any good meal: The multi-course menu has been planned and cooked to perfection, the table arranged just so. Yet the stage for this perfect dinner … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Civil War Tailgate Dinner, Mystery Wort Beer Judging, Coffee Ale Fest, Homebrew Meetup

Nov. 21, 2013, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Civil War Tailgate Dinner At The Bier Stein, Nov. 26 A limited number of first-come-first-serve tickets have been made available ($40) for the next Bier Stein beer dinner, Tues. Nov. 26, 6-8:30 p.m. The theme? Civil War! Beers from Hop Valley (Eugene/Springfield) and Flat Tail (Corvallis) come together … Read More

Eugene Craft Beer Roundup: Pedaling Pastrami, Oakshire Funk, Drink Oregon for Reals, Ninkasi Lagers

Nov. 14, 2013, Eugene Craft Beer Roundup Falling Sky Puts the Deli in Delivery Digging the new Falling Sky Deli, but don’t want to leave the house? The 8th & Blair deli and pourhouse now truly pedals pastrami. Cascadian Courier Collective will bike your Falling Sky Deli order to your door throughout much of Eugene. … Read More

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