Tag Archives: Deschutes

Deschutes Hop Henge: What time is it?

Stonehenge is full of mystery.  Massive stacked rocks that are clearly rough cut, and stacked to form a circle of precision.  Each of the boulders used to make the pillars and caps weigh between five and ten tons, and were placed here long before cranes and pulleys were invented, and since they don’t know the […]

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Craft Beer Has Come a Long Way, but Still Has a Long Way to Go

I was struck by something as I was walking to lunch last week.  I walked by a restaurant that was taking beer deliveries for the weekend, and parked in a row were three delivery vehicles.  Closest to the street was a Widmer van.  Widmer is a smallish craft brewery from Portland that has a lot […]

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NO NFL!!! Will you be Drinking to Drown your Sorrows, or Celebrating?

Well the 2009-2010 NFL football season has ended.  So I know many guys, in particular, will be wandering around the house on Sunday wondering what to do.  Well fortunately for us this year there are some good options to get us over the hump from the lack of massive contact sport watching.  First and foremost […]

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Its a Butte CLARK!

The Holidays have their share of challenges.  There have been funny holiday songs like the “Twelve Disasters of Christmas”, countless humorous holiday cards, and I believe the quintessential holiday movie Christmas Vacation!  The story of Clark Griswald an average food additives scientist and his family in a quest to find the true meaning of Christmas.  Along the way he destroys his […]

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