I was just talking to Paul the other day when I recalled it had been some time since I had caught up the website. At last check, we were still hoping the Beavs were Rose Bowl bound… Sadly they were not, but we congratulate them on another great season and look forward to 2010!

Here’s a quick picture from the live radio broadcast of the Joe Beavers Show at our brewpub:

Joe Beaver Show at Calapooia Brewing in Albany, Oregon

Brewpub News

Since then there have been a couple changes around the pub.

First we’re changing our hours: We are now open every day of the week at 11:30!

And we’ve changed our keg sales hours as follows:

  • Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
  • Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
  • Friday 4:30-5:30pm

In beer news, Mark has just finished a brand new amber rye recipe that Matt has named Rock Hard Rye. It features a hop that is new to us, the Zeus Bittering hops. It’s an American aromatic high-alpha hop — 15%, aka powerful! Mark reports this will only be available at the pub and should be pouring in about 3 weeks. He also noted that Simco Springs is now available again, and they have enough for some limited distribution as well.

A quick reminder that we have lots of great live music every week at our Downtown Albany brewpub. Become a fan of our Facebook group and get all the updates every week from Paul!


Upcoming Events

This weekend is a BMX expo that will be held in our atrium. The classic BMX Museum members are coming strong with some 50 members and their bikes. They’ll have them all lined up along with parts for sale and trade. And that’s not all. Check out the details from their website:

Our plans are for 70’s,80’s,90’s,freestyle, cruiser and survivor…Trophy’s for all categories!!! The owner of the bar is going to set up a hamburger bar with chicken, burgers, vegetarian if we need? We will have a bike there for raffle and we will be giving 5 or 6 kids bikes who cant afford them…swap meet too…There will be a live Jazz band that nite also…

Very cool guys!

Albany, Oregon Crab Fest Dinner at Calapooia BrewingWe also wanted to pass on a quick reminder that Crab Feed is just around the corner on February 6th, 3-8pm. $30 per ticket buys crab and chicken, plus all the sides, and 3 live bands will perform as well. We had a blast last year and can’t wait to host again!


Brewfests

We also wanted to let everyone know we’re heading to not only the KLCC Brewfest on February 12th and 13th, but also the Nano Beer Fest in Tigard. KLCC has details on their page and as soon as I get more details on the Nano Beer Fest, I will pass them along.


What’s Cooking

And don’t forget our great food in the new year! Try the Ruben:

Calapooia Brewing Ruben Sandwich

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