Monthly Archives: April 2013

Widmer Brothers New Releases Keep Coming

Last night I was fortunate enough to attend a private event that Widmer Brothers Brewing put on at a new place in Portland simply called BEER (1410 Se Stark Street). At the event they served up a couple of their newest releases, a few seasonals, and some classics such as Pitch Black. One thing I’ve noticed about Widmer is that …

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Beer Lover’s Oregon Released


Today’s a pretty exciting day for me. Last summer I started working on a project writing a book that is a complete guide to the breweries and brewpubs in the wonderful state of Oregon. Today it was officially released and I was able to spot it at my local Barnes & Noble. The book, titled Beer Lover’s Oregon, is part …

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Top 50 Breweries of 2012 By State


Today the Brewers Association released the top 50 U.S. Craft Breweries list of 2012 based on sales volume as well as the overall top 50 list in the country (macro brewers included). What’s cool to see is that craft beer is making a bigger and bigger dent in the overall U.S. beer market. This means more and more people are …

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Widmer Alchemy Ale Replacing Drifter Pale Ale


I do love getting packages in the mail! Those butterflies that arise when you see UPS or FedEx screeching to a halt, the sound of the diesel engine being turned off, and the ringing of the doorbell which signals that in mere moments you will be tearing into something new and exciting. I recently received an email from Widmer Brothers …

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Your Chance To Win Free Beer!


If you follow me at all on Twitter, you may have heard me talk about a new book that I wrote on Oregon beer, simply called Beer Lover’s Oregon. Well the time has finally come where it’s starting to hit store shelves and available to order online. Finally! I started working on it last May and most of the content …

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