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 »

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 »

Elk Horn Brewery Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — After a former Carl’s Jr. Restaurant near the University of Oregon campus sat vacant for more than a year, local entrepreneurs have developed it into a brewery. The Elk Horn Brewery opened just two days ago, and they say they’ve been swamped. They brew their own cider, beer, and produce their own … Continue reading »

Proposed FDA Rule Impacts Breweries

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local breweries are arguing a proposed FDA rule that they say could hurt both them and local farmers. The rule applies to spent grains. Those by products of the brewing process are normally sold or given to local farmers to use as feed. But the FDA rule would put restrictions on how … Continue reading »

Sky’s the Limit for New Brewpub

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new Corvallis brewpub is already gaining attention with its unique microbrews and its “sky high” addition in the works. Sky High Brewing owners are still working on getting their restaurant built on the rooftop, but they opened their tap room a few weeks ago and so far they say business has … Continue reading »

Oregon Craft Beer Production Breaks Records, Helps Economy

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon’s brewing industry is strengthening our local economy one beer at a time. According to the Oregon Brewers Guild, our breweries have contributed nearly $2.5 billion to the state’s economy in 2011. In Corvallis, both Flat Tail and Block 15 brewers say they’ve increased production significantly over the past year. They both … Continue reading »