Wrapping up this year-end series by examining the pandemic’s impact on beer culture, draft vs. packaged beer, and some of my favorites.
Paul Arney’s passion for place-based natural beers takes him to Norway and myself to Bend to learn more.
I visited three Portland area breweries over the weekend to see how they’re reopening safely.
A visit to Alesong in Eugene provides an example of how to reopen safely during Phase 1 in Oregon.
Oregon is about to enter reopening phases, but is it ready? And a first-look at the Great Notion Android App.
What’s happening in the beer industry around the Portland Metro, in Oregon, plus scarcity concerns, and what’s next.
The past few days have felt like a month has passed. Every day is filled with breaking news about not only the spread of Coronavirus or COVID-19, but the business … Continue Reading Portland’s Beer & Service Industries Adapt Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
A peek behind the curtain at pFriem’s latest expansion in Cascade Locks
July is out and February is in as Oregon Craft Beer Month, filled with events, tastings, and more, begins today.
So… I’ve never been to Iceland. I’ve barely even been to Europe, for that matter, though after one trip to the newest KEX Hotel location, which opened just over a … Continue Reading KEX Portland: Social Hotel Offers Warm Vibe & Creative Brews
It’s a crazy time of year for most everyone, yet in some ways, even more so for the brewing industry. The daily grind and routine has returned – back to … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Fests, Process, and Beers
The way 2019 has gone thus far, it’s really seemed like the Year of the Lager in Portland. Sure, we’ve all seen a rise in interest – better yet, a … Continue Reading Ex Novo Brewing Presents Lagerhosen ’19
As the rise in popularity of fresh hop beers and the festivals that feature them have exploded over the past decade in the Pacific Northwest, it only seems apt to … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Coleman Hop Terroir
Learn more about how Brews For New Avenues raises money for at-risk and homeless youth in Portland.
When news from Russell Street hit that Widmer Brother’s Pub was closing, it was a startling revelation for most in the local beer community. Yet within a month, they’ve already … Continue Reading The Widmer Pub Begins a New Life
A new facility in Cascade Locks will enable pFriem Family Brewers to expand their existing production facility.