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Sasquatch Brew Fest 2014

Happening in a neighborhood full of artistic expression and a multitude of great breweries and inventive restaurants (the new Fermentation District), attendees can look forward to this event being held in the great outdoors, as it once was in the festival’s early days: 2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest

Eugene on the Rocks: Beer Cocktails

A beer cocktail can be one of two things: it can be a beer mixed with a distilled beverage where the primary ingredient is the beer, or it can be a beer mixed with a non-alcoholic beverage – called a shandy. The beer cocktail I experienced was an amazing combination brought about by two local establishments.

Eugene on the Rocks: WhipperSnapper at a Whiskey Bar

What is better than bellying up to the bar at Izakaya Meiji for a craft cocktail and a snort of local whiskey? Nothing comes to mind. Taking in the sweet flavors of WhipperSnapper whiskey, by Ransom Spirits, and absorbing the bustling sounds of this amazing little Japanese whiskey bar is a sure-fire way to enjoy an evening.

April showers bring crowds to Oregon Garden Brewfest

SILVERTON, Ore. — The 10th annual Oregon Garden Brewfest enjoyed vigorous crowds at this past weekend’s event, with 7,500 beer lovers in attendance despite rainy spring weather. Beer lovers came from all over the Northwest to sample from 130 handcrafted beers, ciders and mead, and to enjoy live music from a dozen regional bands. “Oregon is known for its craft beers and ciders, but most […]

16 Tons Celebrates 4 Years During Their Wild Ale Festival Today!

16 Tons will be pouring 70 different Wild Ales ranging from Farmhouse to Funky, from Tart to Tooth-Achingly-Acidic. Rustic, Sour, Barrel Aged, Spontaneously Fermented, and simply Wild ales.

Eugene on the Rocks: Party Downtown Lives Up to Its Name

Cocktails were made and Stein’s Straight Rye Whiskey was imbibed, but there was more to it – something special is happening at the little bar tucked neatly in the back of Party Downtown.

Oregon’s Bay Area: Game On

We love Oregon’s Bay Area. Coos Bay/North Bend is a great little town. It’s changed a lot in the years since we lived there in the late 80’s and I hope it’s on the verge of greatness.

Wine vs Beer Food Pairing Event in the Barrel Room at Tap and Growler

The Tap and Growler is bringing together two rock stars of the local wine and beer scene in for a Wine vs. Beer Food Pairing Event: Jonathan Scott Oberlander of J. Scott Cellars and Matt Van Wyk of Oakshire Brewing, and pairing their beverages with food from Noisette Pastry Kitchen. Check it out:

Ghost Hill Cellars Winemaker Dinner at the Campbell House

Jump on this opportunity to enjoy some of the gems from Ghost Hill Cellars. Taking place on February 20, beginning at 6 pm at the Campbell House, join Ghost Hill Cellars winemaker, Rebecca Pittock Shouldis, for a fabulous dinner.

Tap & Growler Valentine’s Day Event: A History of Oregon Wine

The Tap & Growler to hold a Valentine’s Day event, “A History of Oregon Wine” slideshow presentation, in their Barrel Room with a surprise presenter – a forefather of Oregon Wine.

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