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9th Annual FredFest

9th annual FredFest celebrates Fred Eckhard’s 88th birthday with rare beers, infamous food pairings and a singalong for the craft brewing icon Festival organizers announce second session due to overwhelming popularity  PORTLAND, Ore.  — What Would Fred Drink? That question can be answered at the 9th annual FredFest, which celebrates the 88th birthday of Fred Eckhardt, the Dean of American Beer Writers. This year’s FredFest will take […]

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North American Organic Brewers Festival

North American Organic Brewers Festival celebrates 10th year of drinking organic, saving the planet Eco-conscience beer festival will serve up more than 50 organic beers and ciders with very little waste PORTLAND, ORE – More than 15,000 beer lovers, music fans and supporters of sustainable living will come together at the North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF) the last weekend of June to “Drink Organic, Save […]

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Keep Phones Away With a Cold Beer

If you are like me, you have trouble putting your phone down. I am always looking at the next email, news story, or other distraction, which can be troublesome in social settings. One bar in Sao Paulo found a solution to the common distraction.

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Grande Beer at Starbucks?

According to Bloomberg, Starbucks is about to put the “bar” back into “barista.” Starbucks will expand its evening alcohol and light bites menu, which includes bacon-wrapped dates and Malbec wine, to thousands of stores, Chief Operating Officer Troy Alstead said in a phone interview. The rollout, which can help boost sales, will take several years, […]

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20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer

What’s better than beer? Not much. But what comes really close? Beer comics! Check out this awesome comic from The Oatmeal featuring twenty awesome facts about beer.

Oregon Garden Brewfest Announces Beer Lineup for 10th Annual Spring Event

Northwest’s most scenic beer festival features beers & ciders from 65 breweries. SILVERTON, Ore. — The Oregon Garden Brewfest presented by Growl Movement – the Northwest’s most scenic beer festival – has released the lineup for its 10th annual event, taking place April 25 through 27 at The Oregon Garden in historic Silverton. A record 65 breweries will each feature two products, for a total of 130 beers, […]