Redmond’s homebrew shop, Redmond Craft Brewing Supply, changed locations recently, moving three doors down from their old location into a much larger space, and tonight, Saturday the 24th from 6 to 10pm, they are celebrating with a Grand Re-opening Halloween Bash! There will be beer (of course), food, live music, and dress up in a craft-beer-themed… Read More Redmond Craft Brewing Supply’s Grand Re-opening Halloween Bash
For the second year in a row Sisters’ Three Creeks Brewing is holding their annual Homebrew Invitational, a brewing competition for which the winning homebrewer will get to be an “honorary Three Creeks brewer” and have their winning beer commercially brewed on the Brewery’s 10-barrel pub system. And, the entry deadline is tomorrow, September 15! However… Read More Three Creeks Brewing homebrew contest
Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards over in Terrebonne is hosting their third annual Amateur Wine & Beer Makers’ Competition next month, on Sunday, April 19, and have the call out now for beer and wine makers to enter. Here are the details: We are hosting our 3rd Annual Amateur Wine & Beer (and Cider!) Makers’ Competition… Read More Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards’ beer and wine making competition
This Saturday, the 31st, Redmond’s homebrew club, the Cascade Fermentation Association is having their monthly group brew—and I’m the guest of honor. It ties in with my book Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon and the theme is “Brewing with Jon Abernathy” in that I’ve selected the recipe (Dusseldorf-style Altbier) and I’ll… Read More Plug: Come homebrew in Redmond Saturday, and buy my book!
If you’re a homebrewer, then you might want to checkout the Big Brew Day today, celebrating the American Homebrewers Association’s National Homebrew Day. It’s easy to participate: simply brew a batch of beer! But because it’s also a community event the Brew Shop here in Bend is hosting a homebrew day and inviting anyone who’s interested… Read More Homebrewers: Today is the Big Brew Day
Attention homebrewers! Deschutes Brewery has fresh hops available for the first 30 homebrewers RIGHT NOW (noon on Tuesday the 10th!) to come in to the Brewery tasting room. Here’s their Facebook post: The Fresh Crystal Hops are here for HOP TRIP! After harvesting them from the vine this morning, they are ready to add to… Read More Deschutes has fresh hops available RIGHT NOW for the first 30 homebrewers!
Boy, you’d think I’d have been on top of this one but frankly, it hasn’t been well advertised anywhere that I’ve seen: this year’s Bend Fall Festival includes a homebrew competition by Deschutes Brewery—with a twist: it’s a competition for fresh hop (or “harvest”) beers only! This is the first year I’ve seen this type… Read More Bend Fall Festival homebrew competition