The Plan: Zwickelmania 2017

This Saturday is one of my favorite days of the year - ZWICKELMANIA!  For those who don't know it's the largest beer festival in Oregon.  I love it cause you get to meet brewmasters, walk around the breweries and connect with others who love beer as … [Continue reading]

Raspberry Wheat 2.0

I'm getting back on the brewing bicycle.  My new brew buddy, Alyssa and I decided to spend an icy Friday together while the city was shut down.  We did a re-make of my previously brewed 4th of July Red Raspberry Wheat Beer.  We made a few little … [Continue reading]

Oregon Garden Brewfest celebrates 12th year on Father’s Day weekend

SILVERTON, Ore. — The 12th annual Oregon Garden Brewfest presented by Venti’s Café will take place June 17 through 19 – Father’s Day weekend – at The Oregon Garden, located at 879 W Main St. in Silverton. The popular Willamette Valley festival will … [Continue reading]

Captain Jack’s Lucky 13 Championship IPA

This is a guest post by my friend and fellow beer drinker, Joe Coulter. Beer, Fundraiser, and Soccer. March 6, 2016 marked a great day in Portland. The Portland Timbers kicked off the season in an 2015 MLS Cup Final rematch against the … [Continue reading]

Cascade Brewing Sour Fruit Fest 2016

Beckie and I checked out Cascade Brewing's Sour Fruit Fest 2016.  Since I'm not drinking for Lent, (and I'm not a huge fan of sour beers) Beckie did all the drinking.  She was kind enough to share her thoughts on the beers she tried. Melon Melange … [Continue reading]