I attended a beer dinner the other night. It has taken me a few days to digest (pun intended) exactly what happened. This was a fundraiser for Morrison Children and Family Services in Portland. A description of their services follows.
For over 15 years, Jubelale lovers have enjoyed the art on the outside of the bottle almost as much as the art inside the bottle. Each year, a different Oregon artist designs a winter-inspired label to adorn this festive holiday ale.
As an avid homebrewer for many years, Kyle Hollingsworth, keyboardist of The String Cheese Incident, has long been a fan of microbrews and specialty beers and has found the perfect way to blend his love of brewing with his love for music.
The Cascade Range presides over an event staged on the finely manicured greens of the prestigious Broken Top Golf Club. Eighteen World-Class Chefs set up kitchens that flank a stage that hosts one of the country’s most innovative violinists.
Gourmet Beer-Pairing Event: Get a taste of the renowned Deschutes Brewery Sagebrush Classic Feast, which is held each summer in beautiful Bend, Oregon. The Sagebrush Sampler features six Portland chefs pairing small-plate specialties with craft beers from Deschutes Brewery.
In recent months I have spent quite some time on blogs answering questions, heading off false rumors and clarifying our company’s position vis-à-vis various industry events. Additionally, I have spent some time observing our wonderful industry through the eyes (and fingertips) of some of our most ardent supporters.