The Beer Week That Will Never Be

Oh, cruel fate! Through a calamitous lack of foresight, I am currently missing out not only on the Beer Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, but also on Portland Beer Week itself. Both started today and will spill into the weekend. How could this happen? I’m good people. I always tip well at bars and say […]

Super Jubel Review

Twenty years ago, on a frigid winter’s eve in Bend, Oregon, a thief infiltrated Deschutes Brewery with visions of Jubelale, their year-end seasonal, dancing in his head. He might’ve succeeded, too, if it weren’t for that meddling brain of his (and its inability to function properly). You see, he wanted a keg. After lugging it […]

New Beer Resolutions

As each new year begins, many of us resolve to change our ways. But life — along with new TV shows about pretty doctors with relationship problems — often dismantles our ambitions. So, in 2010, I’m focusing on two topics that I love: beer (did you expect knitting?) and writing, both of which lead back […]