Deschutes Karaoke After-Party at the Showboat Lounge

If you weren’t ready for the party to end after the blockbuster Opening Ceremony, Showboat Lounge had a solution: the after-party. It’s a small dive bar (we say ‘dive’ with love and respect for gritty neighborhood bars everywhere) with pool tables and a little dance floor. On Friday, many of those who...

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Opening Ceremonies 2016

Another carnival of brew is in the books!   On Friday night, we put together a party for the ages. Over 900 people came to taste beers from over 40 breweries. There was swag galore, there was music, there was cool merchandise at reasonable prices. Local print shop Inked Up...

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Tap Takeover: Going Rogue at MiniMax

For the fiercely independent, Mini-Max is an oasis. It’s a smaller, satellite version of downtown Redding’s Maxwell’s Eatery, tucked into a central Redding strip mall, across the street from an actual mall. Everything around Mini-Max is ‘big box’, even the new ‘cool’ pizza place next door, which is so consciously...

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Shameless O’Leery’s Ninkasi Toga Party

 What I love about Irish pubs is that they are all, comfortingly, a little bit the same. No matter where you go in the world, when you find your local O’Somebody’s, you can count on good music (U2 sprinkled with Flogging Molly, anyone?), a lively crowd, and plenty of good beer....

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Taste of Fall River Dinner

It’s becoming a staple of Redding Beer Week: Fall River Brewing’s Taste of Fall River dinner, in which guests get to sample local cuisine paired with some of Fall River’s best brews. We noshed on steak and goat chops, wild rice, strawberry salad made with local strawberries, garlic bread made...

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Deschutes Tap Takeover at Maxwell’s Eatery

Ah, Maxwell’s….one Cliff Claven away from being Cheers. Maxwell’s Downtown Eatery is one of Redding’s favorite beer bars, home of the totchos (nachos made with tater tots), and on this particular night, site of Redding’s largest tap takeover, thanks to Deschutes Brewery. It was already packed by 6pm, but the...

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Beer Olympics at Woody’s Brewing Co.

Beer Olympics? Yes, please. From 11am to 3pm today, Woody’s Brewing Co. is hosting Redding’s first annual (hopefully) Beer Olympics across the street from their Oregon Street pub. We took a sneak peek at the course, and here’s what you’ve got waiting for you: First step, hop on the trikes…...

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