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With theater season starting back up, the Rogue Valley will once again become a major destination for locals and visitors alike to spend a night out on the town and catch some world-class plays and performances. But what night out to the theater is really complete without a nice meal at

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,

BricktownE Brewery is more than, well, a brewery. It is, yes, also a restaurant, but more than that, they also seem to be positioned to be Medford’s rec room: Monday is trivia night, Tuesdays are free pool all day, and beer pong is on the way. The space is comfortable,

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

“We’re making whiskey aged in Oregon oak, made with Oregon barley, I don’t know of anyone else doing that” says Immortal Spirits owner, Jesse Gallagher. “Casks are pretty hard to get ahold of, mostly we use re coopered wine barrels that are given this heavy charcoal called Alligator skin.” Their

After a long day’s bike ride through the orchards there’s nothing better than a cold pint. While you can technically roll up in your spandex onesie to any bar after a long afternoon, some locations are more accepting than others. At Flywheel, in Talent, wearing spandex you are more likely