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Craft Beer Bend

Bend Beer, Zero Flocs + World Series Bet

For three straight hours, rain pounded on the car as I drove up the Santiam Pass towards Bend, Oregon. At my last count, 14 independent breweries call this Central Oregon city home. For a...
Craft Beer Oregon

Interview: brewmaster Dave Logsdon (Logsdon Farmhouse Ales)

Most Oregon craft beers don’t make it out of the state. One of few that make their way south come from Hood River, Oregon, and Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. I met Dave Logsdon at The Bottle...
Craft Beer Oregon

Interview: Ninkasi Brewing co-founder Jamie Floyd

When Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge debuted Ninkasi Brewing Company in 2006, they weren’t about to announce their presence to the world quietly. They called their first beer Total Domination, and though it’s only...
Craft Beer Oregon


Contraband is not only a movie starring Mark Wahlberg. It’s also what many a beer geek may have in their ‘fridge. Due to many nonsensical shipping laws, it can be hard to get that...
Brewer Oregon

Interview: brewer Veronica Vega (Deschutes Brewery)

In some ways, the recent tour that Veronica Vega took to L.A. bars like The Surly Goat was a homecoming. The brew pro and outdoors addict grew up in neighboring Ventura County before setting...
Craft Beer Oregon

The Oregon (Beer) Trail

Yours truly is heading to the mammoth beer event that is the Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF). As you read this, I will be recovering from my revelry of choosing and sampling beer from a...