Wind in their (Full) Sails

Full Sail Brewing has committed to using renewable energy that will have the same environmental impact as planting 33,000 trees.

The brewery will buy 140 blocks of Blue Sky renewable energy from Pacific Power in Hood River, Ore., where Full Sail operates.

“We care about maintaining a healthy environment,” said brewmaster Jamie Emmerson. “As a local employee-owned company, we have a long term commitment to the Gorge and that means doing all we can to maintain the environment.”

“When we were approached about buying Blue Sky, we could see it was a natural fit,” Emmerson said. “As a company, we treat the waste from the brewing process before it goes into the city