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Join the Flock in your kilts & plaid for a Scottish Ceilidh (Kaylee) to honor Scotland’s favourite son, Robert Burns! We will celebrate Robbie’s 258th birthday with readings of his poetry by James Finnigan, traditional music from bagpipers Kevin Carr and Bryan Jeffs of Highland Pipes and Drums, Scottish dancing,

From Anderson Valley Brewing Company to Standing Stone Brewing Company, Acacia Cooper (pronounced Uh-KAY-shuh), 28, has an impressive rap sheet. Originally from Bend, Cooper joined Climate City Brewing in late May as their new brewmaster, taking the spot of Brandon Crews who left for Wild River Brewing and Pizza Co.

Ginger Johnson starts her day by making breakfast and walking her eight-and-a-half-year-old lab, Hops. “After that, all bets are off,” she says. The Talent resident runs her own business, Women Enjoying Beer (WEB). Her days aren’t typical, she says; anything from giving a Ted Talk to presenting at a restaurant

Medford Beer Week is a carnival of activities, with local and out-of-town brewers showcasing beers, and also a mash-up of beer and. . . kickball, painting, pairings with Girl Scout cookies. A few of our choices: Thursday, June 2: Two notable tap takeovers, Arch Rock (from Gold Beach) offering four

A lineup of eight brews—three seasonal and five year-round—are brewed on-sight, to headline a local/organic menu and operations plan that puts its money where it mouth is. Not just local ingredient sourcing, but increasingly local ingredient production, at the One Mile Farm just outside town; not just benefits and progressive

With nearly 30 breweries, Bend boasts the highest per-capita beer producers in the west. But with more beer than its residents can drink, of course, exporting out of the Central Oregon region is essential—and festivals like “Little Woody” are some of the best showboats for what Bend is producing (as

Opposition Brewery is not easy to find, pushed inconspicuously in an office park in Medford. But inside, the space is welcoming and the three patrons there immediately beamed when I entered. We had chosen Opposition Brewing for The Messenger’s holiday party, partly because we did not know much about them,

Maybe you drink it by the bottle. Or the can. Maybe you splurge by the pint at your favorite bar. The Growler Guys want you to drink it by the jug. Maybe you’re already familiar with the “growler” concept: take home beer (or other tasty beverages) fresh from the tap

Standing Stone cares about sustainability. In case we doubted that sentiment, on a recent visit, right away the server begins to lecture us (in a pleasant way) that the wheat for the beer is grown locally, and the hops, of course, as well. “I’m not really sure where the hops

Climate City Brewing is not quite a year old and already has found its footing. The third contemporary brewery in Grants Pass, Climate City is actually drawing from the city’s turn-of-the-century history (as in, 1900s, not 2000s) to bring something new to the area—and the results are wonderful. Not only