There’s no oxen needed on this Oregon trail! Instead, the Bend Ale Trail is a collection of breweries in or near Bend where you can get stamps to turn in for prizes. They also provide ~Drinkable Diversions~ if you have any non-beer drinkers in the group. I dove headfirst into the Ale Trail and emerged […]
Microbrews, micro post. I know the term ‘microbrew’ got replaced by ‘craft beer,’ but I feel like that switch happened on a dime and I look old when I slip up and say ‘microbrew.’ Either way, there’s great beer to be had here after any hike, from coast to mountains.
After my harrowing brush with a rattlesnake, I needed a beer, stat. Idaho has many breweries to sample in Boise, so I wanted to try out a few while in town. This is a more condensed version of my typical beer posts as my visits were all condensed.
For my recent Bellingham trip, I wanted to try some new breweries. I have my nostalgic hangouts and old favorites, but felt like expanding my horizons after my Oyster Dome hike. So I grabbed my Tap Trail map and set off to downtown Bham! We started at Gruff Brewing Company, founded in 2014. Gruff is maybe […]
Tap Trails, Ale Avenues, Beer Boulevards, Pint Passports–this marriage of beer and tourism, often in exchange for a prize, is starting to pop up all over the northwest. What better trek to start than one in my beloved alma mater city of Bellingham?
After descending the clouds of Mt. Erie, the sun started to peek out just as we parked at Bastion Brewing Company just a few miles away from the Anacortes Community Forest Land trails–the location couldn’t have been more convenient. We entered through the doors that actually lead to the restaurant portion of the building, but the […]