Deschutes Brewery CEO says legal marijuana played role in craft beer slowdown

Craft beer sales in Oregon grew less than 1 percent in 2017

At a time when craft breweries compete more than ever for shelf space and tap … Read more

After sales decline, Deschutes Brewery reworks new brewery agreement

LaLonde cites slowdown in beer sales

After experiencing the first sales decline in its 30-year history in 2017, Deschutes Brewery is … Read more

Deschutes Brewery hires new director

Deschutes Brewery’s next director of brewery operations will come from New Belgium Brewing in Fort … Read more

Road to Crux brewpub gated after dispute reaches impasse

Future development is part of dispute in Bend

The gate that went up across Industrial Way outside Crux Fermentation Project last week marked … Read more

Bend Brewing Co. and Kobold Brewing chart expansion

North Rim Brewing assets, lease sold in January

The demise of North Rim Brewing Co. in January spelled opportunity for two other Bend-based … Read more

Crux expansion spotlights Industrial Way access

Private-road owner blocked street-side parking

Parking for Crux Fermentation Project has generated concern for neighboring property owners almost from the … Read more

Bend brewers weigh potential aluminum tariff

Imported metal would mean more for a can of beer

Craft brewers were mostly not pleased Friday with President Donald Trump’s proposal to impose a … Read more

Madras extends deadline for brewpub pitches

Incentives include cash grants and real estate

Would-be brewpub owners have an extra two weeks to apply for business incentives from the … Read more

Ockert leaving Deschutes Brewery after three years

Craft brewing veteran lent expertise in growth phase of Bend beer maker

Karl Ockert, the Deschutes Brewery director of brewery operations, will be leaving the company at … Read more

Workplace alcohol not always an advantage, study finds

Young job seekers sometimes see values conflict

A study published Monday by an Oregon State University researcher suggests a keg on tap … Read more

Deschutes CEO elected to conservation board

Michael LaLonde, president and CEO of Deschutes Brewery, was elected to the Conservation Alliance board … Read more

Mirror Pond, now available in a can

Deschutes Brewery, one of the last local breweries to turn to metal packaging, for the … Read more

Crux expanding its SW Division brewpub

Design adds dining space, encloses patio bar

Crux Fermentation Project plans to start work later this month on expanding the interior of … Read more

Walden would extend the two-year brewers’ tax cut

Bill co-sponsored by Wyden was shortened by GOP

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, said Friday he favors extending the two-year tax break … Read more

Original 10 Barrel pub shut for renovations

Patio open limited hours; food truck serving until March

With new brewpubs up and running in San Diego, Denver and the east side of … Read more

Summit Saloon in Bend closes doors

The Summit Saloon & Stage, 125 NW Oregon Ave., a popular downtown Bend spot for … Read more

Anheuser-Busch is thirsty for your data

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the biggest brewing company in the world, but it has a problem … Read more

Bend brewers welcome craft beverage tax cut

Federal excise tax halved by accompanying measure

Lost in the glare of news accounts surrounding the tax package passed by Congress on … Read more

Madras puts out request for brewery proposals

March deadline to apply; city offers incentives

The Madras Redevelopment Commission approved a request for proposals Wednesday aimed at brewers who’ve expressed … Read more

OSU study grows new respect for barley

Cross-bred varieties impart distinct flavors to beer

Barley may be the new hops, if research by Oregon State University yields the potential … Read more

Deschutes Brewery unveils new pilot brewhouse

German-made system serves as brewery R&D

A corner of Deschutes Brewery’s production facility in Bend is home to a brand new, … Read more

Portland developer with cannabis ties nominated to OLCC

Maletis’ family previously owned state’s largest beverage distributor

A Portland businessman whose family created and then divested itself of the largest beverage distributor … Read more

Maine brewer in trademark dispute with 10 Barrel

‘Hipster’ brewer said he talked with 10 Barrel co-founder

A phone call from a Bend brewer Friday morning to another in Maine may have … Read more

Wanted: A brewpub to call Madras home

A Bend firm was hired to create a marketing plan

Prineville, Sunriver and Redmond have them. Bend, of course, has many. Madras, however, has none. … Read more

Sunriver named small brewer of 2017 in Denver

Flagship brands score for Sunriver and GoodLife

Central Oregon brewers won three gold medals, a bronze and the “small brewing company of … Read more

Worthy Brewing coming to downtown Bend

Improvements timed for spring opening

Worthy Brewing plans a second pub location in the spring in downtown Bend. Brewery owner … Read more

MaryLea Harris is Jubelale artist this year

The 30th rendition of the Deschutes Brewery Jubelale label, created every year by a guest … Read more

Silver Moon rising again in Bend

Downtown brewpub emerging from 5-month rehab

Silver Moon brewpub, the familiar nightspot at 24 NW Greenwood Ave. in Bend, is coming … Read more

Hundreds attended Deschutes Roanoke pub opening

Next step: review of brewery site design in October

Deschutes Brewery made its first beachhead this week in the Bend-based company’s campaign to build … Read more

Alcoholic drinks to eclipse any other event

One big celebration scattered over Central Oregon

Jeff Hawes, co-owner of The Brew Shop and Platypus Pub in Bend, got involved with … Read more

Slower growth for craft beer so far this year

Small brewers in Bend still ‘crushing it’

Business at The Vault, the Kobold Brewing taproom on SW Sixth Street in Redmond, is … Read more

OLCC lifts ban on ‘happy hour’ advertising

The ban on taverns and other establishments advertising lower-priced, “happy hour” drinks was lifted Thursday … Read more

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