“I’m coming to Portland. What breweries would you recommend?”. This has to be the question I get asked the most. And while I do love your questions and giving ya’ll my recommendations, it can be a little redundant typing out the same answers all the time. And with the summer and bar prep just around the corner, I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to answer every message and thus, I figured why not just make a guide to the best Portland breweries and have all of my recommendations in one place? Continue reading
When one thinks of Oregon beer, they usually think of Portland. However, located just two hours south of Portland is the small college town of Eugene. Mostly known as home to the University of Oregon Ducks and many famous Willamette Valley wineries, Eugene is also home to the Eugene Ale Trail.
Today, the Eugene Ale Trail has over 14 breweries located throughout the city and the surrounding area. Some of the breweries on the ale trail include craft beer veterans such as Ninkasi. Then there are new comers, such as Cold Fire. But, whatever your craft beer preferences are, there is certainly something for everyone! Continue reading
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For spring break this year, A and I decided to head south and spend a few days camping in Santa Cruz. Once I knew where we would be going, I instantly started doing research on where the nearest sources of craft beer would be. I was surprised at how many breweries were located in the Santa Cruz area! Santa Cruz has its own, Beer Trail with 14 breweries spread throughout Santa Cruz area. Unfortunately, even after three days, we weren’t able to visit all of the breweries on the Santa Cruz Beer Trail. Guess it’s just another excuse to come back. Continue reading
It is undisputed that San Diego is one of the nation’s top beer destinations. With over 100 breweries in the county, it can be very overwhelming when it comes to deciding which breweries to visit and which to add to your sacred brewery list. But whichever breweries you decide on, be sure to include these 7 breweries to your San Diego Brewery List! Continue reading