Hopped Up Eugene

Hopped Up Eugene

I’m going to start off this column by apologizing to all the die-hard baseball fans out there, especially our local Eugene Emeralds fans. True, you are most likely a small and dwindling group, but I applaud your fortitude and envy your dedication.  If I were a true...
Hopped Up Eugene

Hopped Up Eugene

Wow! It’s only mid-July, but I feel as if I’ve already had a full and busy summer. I haven’t written a Hopped Up in a few weeks, but I have an excuse: sunshine. I’ve been on vacation enjoying the beers and beauty of the Northwest. I first...
Hopped Up Eugene

Hopped Up Eugene

Plank Town Brewing was bustling on Tuesday night.  Not with patrons, although Plank Town has had their fair share of crowded evenings, no this was the staff.  Brewers, owners, kitchen staff and bartenders were putting the final touches on getting the building ready...
Hopped Up Eugene

Hopped Up Eugene

Earlier this year in February I wrote about a special release from Oakshire Brewing during their Zwickelmania event. Among the various barrel aged beers that were pouring that weekend at Oakshire, Hellshire III stood out as a favorite.  Now, four months later,...