Entries Tagged as 'Oregon Breweries'

Brewfest by Train: 20th Annual Olympic Club Brewfest in Centralia on April 23

April 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

I’m a big proponent of not driving to beer festivals. I’ll take the bus, walk, hop in an Uber or use whatever other transportation can get me there and back without driving. But, taking Amtrak for a day trip to a beer festival would be a first for me. Coming up on Saturday, April 23, McMenamins 20th […]

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Brewmaster Kevin Davey to Guide Wayfinder Beer in Portland

January 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Openings, Oregon Breweries

If you have been a longtime reader of this website, it is likely that you have previously seen me mention Kevin Davey and his immense skill at crafting lagers. Davey started out in the industry spending 3 years as Lead Brewer at Chuckanut Brewing, which is regarded as one of the best lager producers in the country. He then […]

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Holy Mountain Brewing Takes Top Spot at 5th Annual Fresh Hop Throwdown

September 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The 2015 Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir is in the books, and the Amarillo Fresh Hop Pale from Holy Mountain Brewing took top honors from the judges. 18 fresh hop beers from WA and OR were featured at the event. There was a blind  judging of all the beers earlier in the day, and the […]

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Fresh Hop Throwdown Tomorrow at The Noble Fir – Beer List

September 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The 5th Annual Fresh Hop Throwdown kicks off at 4pm at The Noble Fir tomorrow (Saturday, September 26). Hope to see you there. The full beer list follows with the type of fresh hops used included. We ended up with 11 beers from Washington and 7 beers from Oregon. Click here for more info on […]

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Road Trip: Weekend of Portland Beer Exploration

March 4th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

You don’t have to twist my arm very hard to convince me to take a trip down to Portland to drink beer & eat good food. So, when Travel Portland invited me down to check out what is going on in their beer scene this winter, I didn’t hesitate for long. After all, one of […]

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Toronado to Host Barrel-Aged Night With Portland’s Breakside Brewery

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries

Breakside Brewery is making some of the best beers in the Northwest these days. Aside from their GABF-medal-winning IPAs, they continually produce an array of interesting styles and offerings, including barrel-aged beers. Toronado will be hosting Breakside for a barrel-aged night on Tuesday, December 16 starting at 6pm. It looks like seven barrel-aged beers from […]

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Deschutes & Widmer Team Up for AltBitter

December 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

As part of the year-long celebration of Widmer Brothers‘ 30th Anniversary, they have teamed up with Deschutes Brewing for this collaboration. Inspired by Bachelor Bitter from Deschutes and Altbier from Widmer, the AltBitter is a stronger, barrel-aged take on the styles. Keep reading below for more details. This will be available in Seattle in 22oz […]

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Silver Moon Brewing Launches in Washington

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

More great beer from Bend, OR is on its way to the Washington market! Welcome Silver Moon Brewing to store shelves and taps near you. Press Release: KENT, Washington (December 2, 2014) – Only eighteen months after business partners Matt Barrett and James Watts took over the Central Oregon brewery, Silver Moon Brewing is positioned […]

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Beers Made by Walking Tasting at Naked City This Thursday

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Local beer drinkers will have a chance to try some unique beers at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse in Greenwood this Thursday. Beers Made by Walking is a program that invites brewers to make beer inspired by nature hikes and urban walks. The location of each hike is unique, leading to a variety of ingredients […]

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The Pine Box & Brouwer’s Cafe to Feature Fresh Hop Beers at Festivals Next Week

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The fresh hop madness continues in Seattle next week with events at two of my favorite bars in town: The Pine Box in Capitol Hill & Brouwer’s Cafe in Fremont. On October 6 & 7, The Pine Box will host their 3rd annual Fresh Hop Festival. They’ll be breaking out jockey boxes to bring their […]

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