Claim 52 Brewing Opens In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Eugene brewery is staking claim on a new location in Springfield. Started back in 2012, Claim 52 Brewing will now serve up handcrafted beers at the Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) Sprout! Regional Food Hub on 4th Street. The space will be called The Abbey and will feature seven different beers … Continue reading »

Hop Valley Pours Pink Beer

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hop Valley is getting in the pink spirit by pouring glasses of pink beer this month. They’ll be serving it up at both the Eugene and Springfield locations every Wednesday through Oct. 22. For every pint sold, they’ll donate $1 to the American Cancer Society. Staff say customers have become fast-fans of … Continue reading »

Russian Company Buys Pabst Brewing

(CNN) — An iconic American beer maker will soon belong to a Russian brewer. Russian-based Oasis beverages says it’s signed a deal to acquire Pabst Brewing Company. Pabst owns a number of well-known American beer brands, including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee, Schlitz and the Malt Liquor Colt 45. Oasis didn’t reveal the terms of … Continue reading »

Oregon Named Top Beer-Producing State

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local breweries are getting national attention, after Oregon was selected as having the best beer in America. The list was put together by the website Thrillist. The website listed top breweries from across the state, including Southern Oregon Brewing, Rogue, Deschutes, and Full Sail, and it said no matter where you go in … Continue reading »

Hop Valley Celebrates Success

EUGENE, Ore. — New jobs are pouring into Eugene, and Hop Valley Brewing is hoping you’ll help celebrate Monday night. The company has seen a 75 percent increase in production, and it is spilling into new markets. On Monday, four new tanks arrived at their production facility in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Five more will arrive … Continue reading »

See Iconic Budweiser Horses

EUGENE, Ore. — The iconic Budweiser horses are here. The Clydesdale horses you see in the commercials will be appearing at multiple events to celebrate the 81st anniversary of Anheuser-Busch. The horses were originally used to deliver beer after prohibition. Now three teams travel the country showcasing the horses. It takes five hours to prep … Continue reading »

Home Brewing Gaining Popularity

EUGENE, Ore. — Local beer enthusiasts say they’ve noticed the rising trend to brew beer at home, so Sunday they gathered at Falling Sky Brewery to recruit new members for their organization. The American Homebrewers Association is a national organization that has members in the Eugene-Springfield area. Sunday the group toured Falling Sky Brewery and … Continue reading »

Oregon’s Brewery Business Booming

EUGENE, Ore. — All it takes is a drive through the Whiteaker neighborhood to see that the beer business is booming in Oregon. That was also the findings of a new report by the Oregon Employment Department. Oakshire Brewing says during the past year its business has grown by about 40 percent. Last year, the … Continue reading »

Beer Run Lands Two Men in Jail

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police say an attempted beer run landed two Corvallis men behind bars. Corvallis police say Christian Colaci (left) and Alexander Bertsch (right) tried stealing beer from the Safeway off Circle Boulevard this weekend. A police officer says he saw several men walking toward Applebee’s with a shopping cart full of beer. The … Continue reading »

Pedal Meets the Pub

EUGENE, Ore. — A local business is putting a new spin on the usual pub crawl. This is the Pacific Pub Cycle. It’s more like a rolling pub on wheels. The 12-seater bike tours breweries all around Eugene. Some of the stops on the two-hour tour are Oakshire Brewing and Hop Valley. “Riders on each … Continue reading »

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