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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.

Most oenophiles, even the most officious, admit that the rules have all changed.  Anything goes with most anything, if that’s what you like. Still, a few basic guidelines are commonly accepted. Red meats and rich, robust sauces are generally paired with red wines—the heartier and heftier the recipe, the bolder

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

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

Re: Local Little League Still Striving for Gender Equity Equality is not an issue with boys and girls youth baseball/softball programs. It’s the lack of population and the interest in our local baseball/softball programs. More boys play baseball than girls. The girls Little League Softball program does have a season

For Those Times You Want A Six-Pack in a Single Pint It’s all about the malt in Caldera Brewing’s South Side Strong Ale. It has a potent flavor of raisins, toffee and caramel mixed with rich loamy soil and cherry tree roots. The appearance is reddish brown, the body is big