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.
This week’s update requires two parts, simply because so much has transpired, thus two different stories must be told. I’m starting with a post that focuses on the reopening of … Continue Reading 84 Days Later, Part I: Starting Phase 1
A visit to Alesong in Eugene provides an example of how to reopen safely during Phase 1 in Oregon.
So here we are. It’s been three weeks since Oregon shut down it’s places of public gathering, including bars, restaurants, and brewpubs – all very much the lifeblood of Portland’s … Continue Reading 21 Days Later: Best Practices and Updating PDX’s Open Breweries & Taprooms
After 35+ years in the Portland craft beer scene and 22 years as owner of Cascade Brewing, Art Larrance is going into retirement by officially selling the brewery to a … Continue Reading Cascade Brewing Sold to Local Ownership Group
A little over two weeks ago, knowing very well what was happening around the world, I set out to find a provision I overlooked (hand sanitizer) and to spend what … Continue Reading 14 Days Later: Portland Breweries Persist
“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt We are currently living … Continue Reading Fostering Leaders in a Time of Uncertainty
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
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
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