Glass Up Your Drink: Choose The Right Glassware for Your Beer

Glass Up Your Drink: Choose The Right Glassware for Your Beer We preach it only because it’s the truth: a poured beer is a better beer. Good beer is complex in flavor, aroma and appearance and if you want to fully experience all the intricate characteristics that your favorite brew has to offer, be sure you pour it into the right glassware whenever you have the chance. Mugs, Steins &... Read More

Bubble Stash IPA Takes Home the Gold

The Best of Craft Beer Awards have grown into the third-largest professional brewing competition in the world, behind only the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. And just how large is that? Imagine this: 2,000 individual craft beer entries covering 156 specific styles (156!) from 44 states and three countries. It’s so much craft beer, it takes nearly 80 people three days to... Read More

Super Sunday Snacks (Made with Beer!)

Beer-Glazed Bacon INGREDIENTS 12 strips thick-cut bacon 1/2 cup Hop Valley Brewing Co. Bubble Stash IPA 1/8 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line two sheet trays with wire cooling racks and spray with nonstick baking spray. Place bacon strips evenly across sheets. In a... Read More

The Can…Can? 5 Reasons to Drink Craft Beer out of a Can

Who Can? Beer Can! It’s been exactly 83 years since beer first appeared in cans. Back on January 24, 1935, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company released cans of Krueger’s Finest Beer and Krueger’s Cream Ale in Richmond, Virginia. These first beer cans were heavy steel (like a soup can) with a sealed, flat top that had to be punctured with a separate “churchkey” to create a large hole... Read More

Can-Do Attitude

Divine Shine has proven a rising star in Hop Valley’s constellation of craft beer creations. For good reason, too. Divine Shine originally debuted in the summer of 2016 as a special release brewed exclusively for back-to-back String Cheese Incident shows at The Cuthbert Amphitheater—Eugene, Oregon’s quintessential outdoor concert venue. If you were lucky enough to attend one of those shows,... Read More

ONE HOP CLOSER TO A CURE

Fourth-annual Hop-to-Hop 10K Walk/Run makes a difference for the Eugene/Springfield Chapter of the American Cancer Society More than 500 cheerful and enthusiastic participants put on their athletic shoes and creative outfits and braved a recent chilly November morning to raise much-needed funds for the Eugene/Springfield Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Starting at Hop Valley’s... Read More

Festeroo French Toast: An Easy Pleaser

For more than one aspiring chef, learning to make French toast was their first cooking triumph. From simple ingredients and simple steps comes a deliciously warm, sweet, filling dish that’s been satisfying palates across the world for literally centuries. What we know as French toast is a quintessential culinary classic, having originally appeared in Latin cookbooks as far back as the 4th... Read More

Winter is Coming. Celebrate the Season with Festeroo Winter Ale.

Baby, is it cold outside? Stoke your inner fire with Hop Valley’s classic winter warmer ale. That’s right, Festeroo Winter Ale returns just in time for colder weather and those frosty days and nights. A longtime staple of Hop Valley’s lineup of seasonal releases, Festeroo offers a Northwest interpretation of English-style old ales according to Hop Valley Head Brewer Trevor... Read More

Hop Valley’s “Game On” Sweepstakes Winners Announced

Hop Valley is pleased to announce the four winners of our recent Game On sweepstakes contest! Craft beer lovers in Oregon and Southwest Washington flooded us with submissions as they visited local Safeway and Albertsons grocery stores, picked up some delicious Hop Valley beer and entered themselves in the contest. We made it easy for folks to put their name in the proverbial hat with a simple... Read More

BUFFALO CHICKEN BEER CHEESE DIP: FIRST COURSE CROWD-PLEASER

The changing leaves, chilly air and football-saturated weekends mean one thing: comfort food season is here! We’re always on the lookout at Hop Valley for recipes that complement and show off our amazing craft creations and this one from The Beeroness hits all the marks for the perfect autumn appetizer. Warm, creamy cheese? Definitely. Some Frank’s Red Hot sauce for a spicy kick? Without a... Read More

Bubble Stash IPA: Beer Evolved

Sometimes evolution tastes delicious. Take, for example, Hop Valley’s new Bubble Stash IPA made with all-new Cryo Hops from our friends at YCH Hops in Yakima, Washington. Cryo as in cryogenic. As in cold. As in the coldest cold you can imagine, then even colder. They expose the hops to this sub-freezing environment and that’s when things fall apart. Literally. Specifically, the lupulin glands... Read More

Beer in Paradise

Aloha Hop Valley fanatics! For the first time, Hop Valley is leaving the North American continent for an ocean-bound journey toward the setting sun. Straight from the beaches and rain forests of the Pacific Northwest to the beaches and rain forests of our nation’s Pacific island paradise, Hop Valley beer is now available in Hawaii. Propelled by that warm, welcoming sea breeze, Hop Valley is... Read More