Jon and I woke up refreshed and renewed for Day 2 of the conference and were excited about our breakout sessions. He went to the
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We’re still recovering from our whirlwind trip to the Beer Bloggers Conference, but here’s a few notes and my takeaway on the fifth annual conference that took place in San Diego this past weekend. We left early Wednesday morning to drop the kid
With the Little Woody kicking off in two days, it’s time to look over this year’s offerings. When it was first created (back in 2009), it was exclusive to only Central Oregon breweries, but since then it has added other guest breweries from outside of the region.
One of my favorite beer events for Bend kicks off this Friday—The Little Woody Bar
The fifth annual Beer Bloggers Conference is wrapping up. We had a great time and will be writing up more in depth posts hopefully very shortly. Be on the lookout. In the meantime, read Jon’s daily wrap ups and check out @Brewsite on twitter & instagram for what we’ve posted so far.
The second day of the Beer Bloggers Conference was a full one with a ton of great information—too much to fit into a single blog post, but I wanted to post a few salient notes.
The signature event at the Beer Bloggers Conference; here’s their own description: It is a fast-paced, fun event that is sort of like speed dating with brewers. You will sit at a table with other conference participants as a brewery represe
Here is a collection of photos we took from day one of the Beer Bloggers Conference down here in San Diego. Enjoy! Don’t forget to follow along on Twitter, Instagram
Don’t forget to follow along on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Untappd!
The 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference starts tomorrow (Friday), but we arrived in San Diego today—via car, after a good long day of driving. After checking in to the hotel, we headed over to the Blind Lady Ale House
When I had received the three
This weekend is a good one for Bend brewery anniversaries, as three of our locals are celebrating a collective 31 years in business.
We spent the past weekend in Walla Walla, Washington, hitting up wineries and partaking in a bit of the Celebrate Walla Walla Wine event they have every year (this year’s theme was Syrah). Though Walla Walla for about three decades now has been known for its wi
I’ve said it before, this time of year is beer festival season in Oregon, and this weekend is one of the big ones: the
The first-ever Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is coming up next weekend, on Saturday,
The latest seasonal offering from Portland Brewing came for me today from the brewery: Oregon Honey Beer.
The first Friday of the month means it’s time again for beer bloggers to participate in The Session, a
I haven’t done many beer reviews of late, partially because of the book and partially because I’ve simply fallen behind and haven’t written as many straight-up reviews as I used to. So, I’m killing four birds with one stone here, offering up my notes on the beers that come in the
This Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, the Portland Fruit Beer Festival is again taking
This past Saturday for their official opening, we headed over to Redmond, Oregon’s new Wild Ride Brewing Company to check out the scene and try some beers. They had nine of their first ten beers on tap, and a handsome brewery and tasting room that looks really good. No kit
A little while back I switched from blogging daily Oregon beer news posts to weekly in large part because of the book I’m writing. And now I’ve got about two months on the final deadline and IR
Redmond’s latest brewery, Wild Ride Brewing, is officially opening their doors this Saturday, May 10 at 11am (though I hear they are quietly open now, a sort of soft pre-opening). They are Redmond’s (and Central Oregon’s) newest craft brewery,
This year’s Central Oregon Beer Week is taking place from Friday, May 23rd through Sa
Happy Drinko Cinco de Mayo! Here’s the news in Oregon beer for the week of May 5. I will be periodically updating this post throughout the week with news as I find it, so if you have
These last few months of The Session have for me been less about the “first Friday” of the month a
I’ve had lagers on my mind lately; perhaps as warm weather and summer approaches, perhaps as the pendulum is swinging back from the high-gravity, extreme-
Even though it’s been only a month or so of spring, I received three bottles of Deschutes Brewery‘s Twilight Summer Ale yesterday.
Being the second in a short series of posts about this year’s Oregon Garden Brewfest. Following the Brewer’s Tasting Dinner, the Oregon Garden Brewfest itself kicked of
Welcome to another week of Oregon beer news, wrapping up April and kicking off May! I will be periodically updating this post with the latest news in Oregon beer throughout the week, organized by g
Being the first in a short series of posts about this year’s Oregon Garden Brewfest.