Thursday, January 31, 2013

By the Numerals

Sun., Feb. 3, 2013

Sat. Oct. 19, 2013

Two events so monumental, so colossal, so stupendous, so historic, it takes the largest font, all CAPS, three exclamation points, and Roman numerals* to betoken their significance to the world.

* For those who are Roman numeral challenged, this year it's Super Bowl 47 and Umpqua Brew Fest 4.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Ale Aboard!

Beers Excurscion I
Umpqua Valley Brewers Guild

Road trip!
Destination: Roseburg to Eugene, and back home again, safe and sound.
Mission accomplished!
Itinerary: Claim 52, Falling Sky, Oakshire, Ninkasi
Eugene's newest brewery
Brewers are easily identified by their rubber booted footwear.

If the Falling Sky taplist is too tempting,
try the cloud-shaped taster tray!
Not as reserved
Why Umpqua Watersheds loves Oakshire:
Clean water and growlers of Watershed IPA!
A little music to go with the beer
A Rogue in the shire
Exponential growth curve: 295,000 barrels a year
at Ninkasi in 2014
You're either on the bus or off the bus.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013

Happy Birthday Douglas County Oregon!

161 Years Young Today
Even though only 1.89% of the total area
of the Umpqua Valley's Douglas County is water,

 "It's All About the Water."
North Umpqua River

Friday, January 4, 2013

Open for Growler Fills!

Two Shy Brewing
Now open by appointment: 541-236-2055
Lyle fills a growler with Reformation Red
for another happy Two-Shy customer.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

It's A Fiesta!

Hungry for a Bowl!

Wonder what craft draft Coach Kelly will wash down his chips with?
Four Peaks Brewery
Phoenix, AZ

Oregon Ducks 
Kansas State Wildcats

No matter what the score on the gridiron, Eugene wins the battle of the breweries:

Eugene Oregon Breweries:
  1. BJ's
  2. Falling Sky
  3. High Street
  4. Hop Valley
  5. Ninkasi
  6. Oakshire
  7. Rogue
  8. Steelhead
Manhattan Kansas Breweries: 
  1. Little Apple
  2. Tallgrass

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Hair of the Dog

Hard to think of a better name for a brewery 
on the morning after New Year's Eve!