What’s trending in beer? Good question… covid broke our crystal balls.
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
Why is it called a Bock and what’s with the Goats? The birth of Bock and Doppelbock in Munich.
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
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
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
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?
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
One year since Portland restaurants, taprooms, and breweries shut down – where are we now?
The past six months have seen a great proliferation of Dark Lager styles in the PNW. But why?
Wrapping up this year-end series by examining the pandemic’s impact on beer culture, draft vs. packaged beer, and some of my favorites.
A look back at how the Portland beer industry weathered a turbulent 2020.
A look at the beers that are trending in 2020 as we continue to be in Survival Mode.
Living through the Freeze by supporting our local breweries and taprooms.
Entering month four, how are Portland & greater Oregon handling the current situation and what can we do to combat the stasis of the moment.
I visited three Portland area breweries over the weekend to see how they’re reopening safely.