2019 was a quirky and complicated year for the beer industry, filled primarily with trends we’ve seen in years past that continue to grow, but also a few surprises. Interest … Continue Reading Hindsight IS 2020: Craft Beer Trends in the New Year
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
Updated 11/13 – details below. Last night, Modern Times previewed the soon to open expansion of their existing Belmont Fermentorium location in Portland, Oregon. The colorful new space, located in … Continue Reading Modern Times Previews New Belmont Fermentorium Expansion
If you haven’t heard, there’s been a lot of beer and cider news that’s broken over the past few weeks in Portland. In fact, the speed at which beer and … Continue Reading Weathering the Storm: Surviving in Today’s Craft Beer Industry
In case you hadn’t heard, we’re at least 3 or 4 weeks into the Hop Harvest for 2019 and there’s a lot going on! August and September have become the … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Crosby Hop Farm Recognized; Fresh Hop Beer Update
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
If you’re reading this, you might be asking yourself a few questions “WTF?! If I wanted to read about Cider I’d be on craftciderscribe.com. Where’s the Beer?” “It’s Oregon Cider … Continue Reading A Complete Guide to Oregon Cider Week
It’s not every year that Portland Beer Week initiates a new event. And it’s only during this week of the year that one-of-a-kind happenings like Snackdown and the Beer & … Continue Reading Bean to Bar: Portland Beer Week’s Newest Event Features Beer & Chocolate Pairings
Just as entrepreneurs adapted in the wake of the Dot-Com Boom (and bust), so too have smaller breweries learned from others mistakes, and continue to find a broad audience. But how?
Get ready for seven days of collaboration and one-off beers, plus a few surprises.
An in depth look at 14 small and nano-sized breweries in Portland, Oregon.
The craft beer industry, over the past decade, has seen a myriad of changes, all at a mind-numbing pace. We’ve seen shifts in state regulations resulting in the explosive growth … Continue Reading Assembly Brewing Sets Course for the Future by Channeling the Past
Anyone who knows my writing will acknowledge that I rarely revel in opinion. I would never attempt to take up the mantel of Martin Cizmar – it’s just not in … Continue Reading Portland Craft Beer Isn’t Over-Saturated
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
Vagabond Brewing’s newest location just opened yesterday in SE Portland and features great beer, food, and an ambiance like nowhere else in town.
A new facility in Cascade Locks will enable pFriem Family Brewers to expand their existing production facility.