Hey, it’s American Craft Beer Week… I remember when that seemed like an exciting proposition. The notion that everyone around the country was going out and celebrating locally brewed craft … Continue Reading American Craft Beer Week: Is the Thrill Gone?
If it weren’t for Film School, I wouldn’t be a writer. Sure, there are other factors, but I never really learned how to tell a story until I took the … Continue Reading CBC 2018: A Photographic Recollection
In the land of Beervana, there is no king of beers. There are so many great breweries here that it’s a tall order to say this one is above the … Continue Reading pFriem Family Brewers: Oregon’s Destination Brewpub
Nobody can say they didn’t see this coming. A CBD beer festival in one of the world’s beer capitals, now also one of the largest producers of marijuana in the … Continue Reading Don’t Miss Coalition’s Two Flowers CBD Beer Fest!
If you’ve ever found yourself wandering the streets of the Pearl District in the Summertime, you’ve no doubt seen those 15 person bike contraptions, pushing beer patrons around town in … Continue Reading BrewCycle Pedals to East Portland
Known for being the first Certified B Corporation Brewery in the Northwest, Hopworks Urban Brewery is celebrating their 10th anniversary a week from today, at the Mothership on Powell, in … Continue Reading HUB Celebrates 10 Years Next Weekend
Any visit to Portland can seem intimidating, especially if you’re wanting to cover as much ground as possible, but are just passing through for a quick visit. No matter your … Continue Reading 8 Brewpubs & Taprooms to Visit in SE Portland
It’s been quite a week … and for me, in an unexpected way, it’s been filled with Lagers. Yes, not a normal week at all. This is not to say … Continue Reading The Craft Lager Has Arrived
Every spring before the Craft Brewers Conference, the Brewers Association slowly rolls out their annual updates by cataloging the Top 50 Breweries and Craft Breweries. Then just yesterday they announced … Continue Reading Thoughts on the Brewers Association’s Growth Report
For those who closely follow the beer industry, much of the terminology bandied about can be quite technical or downright scientific. After all, there are a multitude of styles, flavors, … Continue Reading We’re Beer Nerds, Not Beer Snobs
It’s been intriguing to watch the revamping of Widmer Brothers brand lineup and their operations in general over the past few years. Of particular note, the prioritization of the Innovation … Continue Reading Widmer’s Hefe X Released as Part of Portland Pub Series
Last night I had the pleasure to sit in on a panel discussion, focusing on how the media covers the brewing industry, specifically within the realm of Portland. Moderated by … Continue Reading Commentary: The Power of the Beer Press
Tomorrow, at the Left Bank Annex in Portland, Oregon, the 5th Annual Cider Rite of Spring will feature three dozen Northwest cideries serving over 100 different ciders. While tickets are … Continue Reading Try 100+ NW Ciders at Cider Rite of Spring
It’s almost hard to grasp just how quickly the craft beer scene has grown in Los Angeles. To think that at the close of 2009 there were only 2 breweries … Continue Reading Exploring LA’s South Bay Breweries
Did you miss the chance to buy a ticket for Willamette Week’s annual Oregon Beer Awards tonight? Have no fear… You can watch it all via their livestream, starting at 6pm … Continue Reading Oregon Beer Awards Live Stream
There was a time when I simply worked 9-5, then bought a six-pack on my way home. It was a mediocre existence… Today, with lord knows how many tap handles … Continue Reading New Tastes at Culmination Brewing