Crux’s Apricot Golden is reminiscent of Pyramid Brewing Company’s Apricot Ale

Crux Fermentation Project continues to stand out in a region with many great breweries even … Read more

Brewfest to feature more than 140 craft beers

Bend’s biggest beer bash returns to the Les Schwab Amphitheater Thursday through Saturday. This year’s … Read more

Sour beers hit the spot on long, hot summer days

August for me brings two things to mind — long, hot summer days and camping. … Read more

Breweries • 10 Barrel Brewing Company — Eastside: 62950 NE 18th St., Bend; 541-241-7733 or … Read more

Silver Moon Brewing Co. in fifth year raising funds for cancer research and awareness

Fundraising goal set at $75,000

For the fifth year in a row, Silver Moon Brewing Company is figuratively giving cancer … Read more

Legislative proposals cause cracks in Oregon’s wine industry

SALEM — It was during a sales trip to China in 2017 that Ken Wright … Read more

State liquor license cost raised for 1st time in 70 years

The cost of a liquor license in Oregon is going up for the first time … Read more

Fizz is now big biz

Sales of sparkling water of all kinds explodes

The drink of summer 2019 complies with just about every diet, befits all age groups, … Read more

Icelandic brewery to open in Portland

Iceland’s KEX Brewing this fall plans to become the latest European craft brewery to set … Read more

Bendistillery to start canning its Ablis CBD beverage

Tumalo facility to expand

Fueled by investor funds, Bendistillery is poised to more than double its production capabilities at … Read more

Crux releases barrel-aged In the Pocket beer

Recent tasting event included 2017-19 iterations

Just over two weeks ago, Crux Fermentation Project released In The Pocket, the latest in … Read more

Monkless Belgian Ales’ Curtain Closer is an eye opener

For a brewery known for its strong, complex Belgian-style beers, the latest special release from … Read more

Celebrate springtime with an easy-drinking Irish red ale

The proverb “In like a lion, out like a lamb” embodies the welcome change of … Read more

Fruited sours for Valentine’s Day

Explore the romance of fruit-infused sour ales

It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’re like I am, the holiday evokes images of roses, … Read more

Brut squad boasts new members

Crux, Silver Moon and Wild Ride offer fresh takes on IPA

In August, I wrote about a new beer style, brut IPA, introducing the champagne-inspired India … Read more

Shutdown slows effort to help Oregon wineries

TURNER — Winegrowers in Southern Oregon faced financial ruin after a California winemaker claimed wildfire … Read more

Feeling Gravity Brewfest’s pull

McMenamins hosts sixth annual event Saturday in Bend

In the depths of winter, cold days and long nights call for something extra, something … Read more

‘Drink what you like’

When I was starting my wine career, I worked at and eventually managed a wine … Read more

Amphitheater hosts Resilience Beer Fest

Saturday’s event in Bend to raise funds for Camp Fire victims

On Saturday, the Bend Resilience Beer Fest brings together breweries from Central Oregon and beyond … Read more

Some kombucha makers have upped the alcohol content

Brewers of hard kombucha say its health benefits remain; other brewers disagree

Kombucha — as purveyors of the health elixir claim — has a multitude of health … Read more

Beer feels the crush of tariffs

The U.S. does not have enough aluminum smelters to offset burden

For American brewers, metal tariffs are a bit of a buzzkill. This summer, as the … Read more

Former pro golfer turning old San Diego course into a winery

Where once there was golf, now there are grapes

FALLBROOK, Calif. — Developers were showing interest and the residents of Fallbrook’s Gird Valley were … Read more

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Add beer to chocolate, coffee and wine as some of life’s little … Read more

Lagunitas lays off 12 percent of workforce

CHICAGO — Facing pressure from an increasingly crowded craft beer market, Lagunitas Brewing Co. announced … Read more

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