A Day in the Life of a Beer Brewer

EUGENE, Ore. — In this “Day in the Life” segment, KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper shows us a man who invents beer every day. Falling Sky Brewing Lead Brewer Scott Sieber says, “Beer waits for no man or woman. You just gotta make it.” It’s 8 a.m. and Falling Sky Brewing won’t open for … Continue reading »

Oregon Stars in Budweiser Commercial

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — One of the newest Budweiser commercials features scenes and characters from the Rogue Valley. The commercial was just released online Tuesday. It follows five childhood friends, as they reunite for the first time in nearly a decade. The commercial also shows parts of downtown Jacksonville and a bus labeled with “Rogue Valley.” “I … Continue reading »

Block 15 to Expand

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Good news for beer lovers in Corvallis: Block 15 Brewery is expanding. The brewery opened its doors in downtown Corvallis six years ago, and the company is now building a new production facility south of town. The owners say they will be able to brew ten times what they do now. “It’s … Continue reading »

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 »

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