EOU professor talks economics of beer in Eastern Oregon

EOU professor talks economics of beer in Eastern Oregon

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | lhancock@eou.edu
Source contact: Nicole Howard | Associate Professor of History
541-962-3385 | nhoward@eou.edu

May 2, 2013

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LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) - The connection between beer and the field of political science may not be overt, but according to Jeff Dense, craft brewing is making an indelible impact on Oregon’s economy.

Dense is a professor with EOU’s philosophy, politics and economics program. He’ll share his research on beer and beer festivals in the region in an interactive lecture May 9.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by a tasting at 7:30 at the Stage Door Theater at 1010 Adams Ave. Entrance is in the alley.

Admission to the lecture is free. Tickets to participate in the tasting are $5 and purchase includes one 8-ounce glass of beer, with a limit of five tickets per person.

Eastern Oregon breweries represented are Terminal Gravity, Barley Brown’s and The Prodigal Son. Benchwarmers Pub & Grill will be pouring.

The lecture is presented by EOU in coordination with the Liberty Theatre Foundation. For more information contact Nicole Howard, associate professor of history, at 541-962-3385.

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