If you haven’t already made your plans for Zwickelmania you may want to consider heading to Oakshire’s Public House for their Hellshire Day & Barrel Aged Beer Fest. This fest is not for the faint of heart. This fest is one that will feature big, rich beers that have been lingering around in wood barrels [...
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With the first week of February now behind us means another Oregon Craft Beer Zwickelmania is now only one week away and it’s time to prepare. Now in its 6th year, Zwickelmania is when many of Oregon’s Craft Brewers open their doors to visitors that allow them to meet the brewers, sample beers and explore [...]
Due to the snow Gigantic’s Bang On! event has been postponed until Tuesday, February 11th. On Thursday, February 6th, Gigantic Brewing will host a special day of cask conditioned beer. Beginning at 3:00pm Gigantic will tap five cask conditioned pins of Bang On! inside their Taproom and Champagne Lounge in SE Portland.
Fans of cask ale can rejoice, the Green Dragon will once again host their now 7th Annual Firkin Fest taking place on Saturday, March 1st. The 7th Annual Firkin Fest, hosted by Rogue Ales & Spirits, will feature many, great local breweries each presenting a beer of their choice prepared in a traditional English cask, [..
Press Release: Fortuna, California – February 4, 2014 - Eel River Brewing Company is set to release Earth Thirst Double IPA which is next in their lineup of high quality seasonal craft beers. This Dry Hopped Double IPA’s warm and delicate malt flavors are purposely dominated by a massive dose of pungent, piney, floral,
Last night Growlers Hawthorne held their Grand Opening to a packed house. Many of those in attendance were tasting free samples from any of the 40 taps. This made it a bit easier to decide which beer to take back home to drink (we opted for the Fort George Long Dark Winter Milk Stout). Growlers [...]
Over the past seven years Double Mountain Brewery has been conducting a “7 year experiment in fermentation, farming, cellaring, bottling and engineering” to bring to the public their now highly sought after Devil’s and Tahoma (The beer formerly known as Rainier) Kriek. Now these two excellent beers will be ava
When it comes to Oregon’s brewing heritage there is more to our history than just the breweries from Portland such as Saxer Brewing and Henry Weinhards. The Beaver State has some brewing legacy from the home of our state’s capital. Yes, Salem has a brewing heritage that dates back to mid 1800′s with Sam Ad
Looking back over the brewing landscape of the past 30 years there were not many players back in 1984. The Pacific Northwest was sort of a petri dish of developing craft breweries. In 1984 the Pacific Northwest celebrated the openings of Columbia River Brewery (now better known as BridgePort Brewing), Hart Brewing (now bett
Pelican Brewing Co. will be releasing the first of their Barrel-Aged beer series, Dry Fly Tsunami, on Saturday, February 8th. Dry Fly Tsunami is a magical elixir created by the combination of Pelican’s award-winning Tsunami Stout and barrels from Spokane, Washington’s Dry Fly Distilling that once matured their W
Over the years Laurelwood Brewing has been known for their mastery of the India Pale Ale, well at least the IPA that is known to come from the West Coast of the United States. Laurelwood has won numerous awards for these IPAs and are once again entering Brewing News 2014 National IPA Championship. To celebrate [...]
Roscoe’s will be celebrating their 4th Annual New Breweries of Oregon Summit beginning at 2pm today. This will be a gathering of some of the great new breweries that have opened in Oregon during 2013. This past year has been a great year for Oregon Breweries. Specialty kegs will be featured from Agrarian Ales, Plank [
Upon arriving at McMenamins Edgefield we were handed a fresh pint of Hammerhead. After all it was the 28th birthday celebration for McMenamins beloved Hammerhead Pale Ale. However, it was not McMenamins beers that brought us to their historic Edgefield property. It was their Robert Burns Scotch Dinner that reeled us in this
For the 6th year in a row, Saraveza welcomes their most carnivorous event, held in homage of a time-honored ‘Sconnie tradition. Come on down, have a beer and for a $1 raffle ticket you could win bacon, sausage, salami and more! At 7:30 & 9pm, Saraveza will be raffling off some seriously delicious cuts from [...]
With the 2014 Winter Olympics quickly approaching, Guinness released an ad today that will only be shown today that celebrates U.S. Olympic athletes Tracy and Lanny Barnes. This video tells the inspiring story of these twin sisters and their road to making the 2014 U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team that is headed for Sochi, Russia
Taking place this evening and on Saturday evening is the inaugural Big Woody Barrel-Aged Beer and Whiskey Festival. Come out and celebrate craft brews and whiskey during the Northwest’s first judged wood-age beer festival January 17 and 18 from 4:00 to 11:00pm each day. The location is conveniently located at the Left Ban
PORTLAND, Ore. – February is recognized as Stout Month, and Kells Brewpub is kicking it off with a release party for its Kells Irish Stout, the first stout produced by the nearly two-year-old brewery. The party, which will include chats with the brewers and owners, brewery tours, a bagpiper, and complimentary appetizers,
So the legend of Bigfoot is one that has been part of the Pacific Northwest for generations. There are beer festivals, a brewpub, a concert festival among others that celebrate Bigfoot and his other known name of Sasquatch. Tonight we can add another event related to Bigfoot that will take place. White Owl Social Club [...]
In collaboration with the Siebel Institute of Technology, the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is offering two full-tuition brewing education scholarships in 2014. Both scholarship are full tuition grants and come with generous travel/lodging stipends. The first scholarship is to the World Brewing Academy Concise Course in Br
Ft. Collins, Colo. – January 15, 2014– New Belgium Brewing reveals two new beers that both take a look back in time. In the Hop Kitchen Series, Rewind pays homage to the brewery’s Belgian roots and the craft-brewing heyday of the early 90’s. The India Pale Ale is brewed with Maris Otter and Special B [...]
Bend, OR – “Introducing Worthy’s Dark Muse, our hearty, creamy and voluptuous Imperial Stout. This is a beer for the thinker. The ponderer. It’s made to be sipped, cradled and inhaled, slowly, methodically, and deliberately. It’s meant to satisfy that yearning for answers, for cutting through the clutter,
Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery has re-entered the Idaho Craft Beer Market by partnering with Boise’s CSB Craig Stein Beverage. This reentry into Idaho is a big victory for Oskar Blues who recently opened their new 2nd brewery in Brevard, NC, just outside of the Asheville, NC in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This new
For those living in the west suburbs of Portland your brewery options are somewhat limited. There’s Vertigo Brewing and Ambacht Brewing in Hillsboro but Portland’s direct neighbor to the west can now boast about a brewery of their own. Uptown Market in Beaverton has just begun offering their long awaited brews.
Press Release: Paso Robles, CA—Whether you are an undecided, underserved, ravenous or adventurous beer drinker, Firestone Walker Brewing Company has you covered with the The Lion’s Share, a new mixed 12-pack featuring four distinctively different brews. The Lion’s Share includes three bottles each of DBA (British pale
Astoria’s Fort George Brewery is set to release Java the Hop, the latest 16-oz canned seasonal collaboration. This winter seasonal is a single-origin Coffee IPA collaboration with Coava Coffee Roasters of Portland. The beer should be hitting store shelves later this week. Months ago at a Portland coffee shop near you
EUGENE, OR (January 10, 2014) – Oakshire Brewing will release Hellshire IV, the brewery’s fourth barrel-aged beer under the Hellshire label, on Saturday, February 15th. To celebrate this release and the craft of barrel-aging, Oakshire will host Hellshire Day & Barrel-Aged Beer Fest at its Public House, on Madison St
The Inaugural NW Coffee Beer Invitational will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the famous Goose Hollow Inn located in Southwest Portland. This tastival will be the first of its kind to feature the two drinks that Portland is famous for, coffee and beer. Being curated by brewer about town, Dave Fleming, the NW [...]
January 10, 2014 – Bend, Oregon – Craft beer fans will have even more styles to enjoy from Deschutes Brewery in the coming year, including the return of old favorites and the release of brand-new experiments. In addition, new market launches scheduled throughout the year are kicked off by a week-long series of e
With the changing of the new year comes many new Spring Seasonals to begin hitting store shelves and tap handles at your favorite drinking spot. Widmer Brothers Brewing announces the return of their Columbia Common Spring Ale. Originally debuting last year, Columbia Common is the brewery’s take on the California commo
Bellingham, WA - Chuckanut Brewery is proud to announce bottles of the award winning Chuckanut Pilsner are now being sold at the brewery Kitchen and selected accounts in Bellingham. The brewery bottling line is a six head Meheen Bottler from eastern Washington set up to fill ½ liter glass bottles. Chuckanut plans o