Five Years On
Five years of Craft Beer Scribe… already?
Brews For New Avenues 11th Year Poised to be Biggest Yet
Moving from the Left Bank Annex into Redd on Salmon Street should make this years event the largest yet!
What’s Next… or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Variety
What’s trending in beer? Good question… covid broke our crystal balls.
730 Days Later: A New Reality
It was on March 17th 2020, 2 years ago today, that Oregon’s Governor enacted a mandate requiring the closure of indoor dining at bars, breweries, and restaurants. Within those first … Continue Reading 730 Days Later: A New Reality
Sustaining Craft Beer Community
Last night I made a visit to my favorite watering hole in Portland, The BeerMongers, on the occasion of their 12th anniversary. While my constitution may have restrained how much … Continue Reading Sustaining Craft Beer Community
Style Series: Doppelbock
Why is it called a Bock and what’s with the Goats? The birth of Bock and Doppelbock in Munich.
First Look: Chuckanut Brewery’s P Nut Beer Hall
This Thursday, December 9th, the next chapter of Chuckanut Brewery’s history begins as they open their new P Nut Beer Hall in Southeast Portland. Located on the corner of SE … Continue Reading First Look: Chuckanut Brewery’s P Nut Beer Hall
Preview: Brews for New Avenues 10th Anniversary
Having sustained a year at distance by holding an online-only auction and a live streaming event in 2020, the Portland based Brews for New Avenues – the largest known philanthropic … Continue Reading Preview: Brews for New Avenues 10th Anniversary
Is Craft Hard Seltzer Here to Stay?
As Portland enters Day 3 of an unprecedented heatwave featuring 107+ degree temps, should we be asking ourselves, why not have a Hard Seltzer? I pose this question with the … Continue Reading Is Craft Hard Seltzer Here to Stay?
Exclusive: Logsdon Reopens Onsite Service & Prepares for Move to Portland
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, based in Washougal, Washington, has officially announced the reopening of their taproom for a final three weeks at their present location before moving into a new brewery … Continue Reading Exclusive: Logsdon Reopens Onsite Service & Prepares for Move to Portland
365 Days Later: Resilience
One year since Portland restaurants, taprooms, and breweries shut down – where are we now?
The Rise of Dark Lager
The past six months have seen a great proliferation of Dark Lager styles in the PNW. But why?
Beer in 2020: Finale
Wrapping up this year-end series by examining the pandemic’s impact on beer culture, draft vs. packaged beer, and some of my favorites.
Beer in 2020: Adaptation
A look back at how the Portland beer industry weathered a turbulent 2020.
Beer in 2020: Trends
A look at the beers that are trending in 2020 as we continue to be in Survival Mode.
247 Days Later: Into The Freeze
Living through the Freeze by supporting our local breweries and taprooms.