As the fishing and logging industries left the area, many jobs were lost in Seaside, Ore. Two men wanted to rebuild the town's reputation as a coastal destination. They envisioned opening a small brewery that captured the essence of the state's thriving culture.
Lagunitas Brewing Co. Founder Tony Magee stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, at The Hideout in Chicago, to talk about why beer has never been better than it is today, as well as his new planned Chicago digs.
The Oregon Public House, just like many around the city, will have its own beer, serve food and create the perfect environment to spend time with friends and family. It will, however, have one fundamental difference: it will be a nonprofit pub.
The beer of the day was a pumpkin ale, containing 2-row Breiss, Weyermann Pils, Weyermann Munich, Breiss C-60, Weyermann Caramunich, Fawcett Pale Chocolate, Northern Brewer Hops, East Kent Golding Hops and an 18-generation yeast.