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Tis the season for holiday-themed drinks

The holidays have a way of taking over the five senses with nostalgic and familiar traditions — green and red decorations, dry pine needles and crinkled wrapping paper, cold rain and wool scarves, chiming bells and carols. But the holidays also have a specific and instantly recognizable taste and smell: …

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Emerald Presents: Oakshire Brewing and Emerald Media Group announce Revolutionale

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qItaiMjYcr0]   Oakshire Brewing and the Emerald Media Group have teamed up for the second time on tasty, single-batch beer. Revolutionale will debut at the Emerald’s Revolution Launch Party on at 8 p.m. Oct. 4 in EMU’s Buzz cafe. The beer, a dry-hopped pale ale, celebrates the Emerald’s transition …

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16 Tons commemorates its second anniversary with Week of Wild

The taphouse/cafe offers dozens of flavorful beer samples this week, adding to choices found at The Beer Stein.

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Taste testing at three local breweries in search of the best

Emerald reporter and sophisticated man Alando Ballantyne, photographer Alex McDougall and I went on the hunt to discover the best that Eugene breweries have to offer, which included trying four samples at three of our local breweries: Oakshire, Hop Valley and Ninkasi.

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