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
Great Notion Brewing just completed primary construction on a beautiful new taproom, restaurant, and coffee shop in NW Portland. Today, at 11am, there will be an official ribbon cutting to celebrate the new location, which will feature special guest taps all week.
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.
For some brewers, the passion for their craft never leaves the realm of home brewing. It’s a difficult transition – leaving a full-time job, seeking out capital, balancing family and … Continue Reading Crossing Over: An Interview with Threshold Brewing & Blending
With GABF and Oktoberfest behind us, as well as my look at how to prepare for fests, it’s kind of hard to write a series on beer festivals without creating … Continue Reading A Guide to Craft Beer Fests, Part II: The Best Fests
As an avid beer person, doing my best to keep up with the onslaught of summer festivals, I don’t know how I’ve come to convince myself that there’s an off-season … Continue Reading A Guide to Craft Beer Fests, Part I: Survival & Alternatives
When I learned of Culmination Brewing and Doug Fir Lounge’s collaboration, the Green Room Black Lime Kölsch, I was immediately intrigued. Fusing this classic German Ale from Cologne with the exotic … Continue Reading Culmination & Doug Fir’s Green Room Kölsch
Leave it to Portland to host what might just be the world’s only Radler Festival. As quirky and unique as the local culture, these delightful concoctions might just feed your … Continue Reading 2nd Annual Portland Radler Fest
While everyone knows about the neighborhood focused brewpubs and restaurants of Portland, you less often hear about the role markets play as a local gathering place. Such is the case … Continue Reading West Coast Grocery Co. Now Open
Have you noticed that Portland breweries are breeding like rabbits lately? And I’m not talking about new breweries really. These are mostly existing breweries, setting up shop in another location. … Continue Reading Portland Breweries Head to the Neighborhoods
On the regular, I have friends that come to town who want to experience as much of the beer scene as they can within a day or even half a … Continue Reading Achieving Beervana with BREWVANA
As a writer, sometimes the toughest task is to conjure a title. Though attempting to summarize a community as diverse and multifaceted as Oregon City’s brewing landscape turned out to … Continue Reading Tapping Into Oregon City’s Craft Beer & Cider Culture
Craft beer trends, as with anything in our low-attention span, information driven world these days, seem to come and go. Pumpkin Beers, India Pale Lagers, Black IPAs, Milkshake IPAs, Peanut … Continue Reading The Brut IPA Comes to Portland
If you haven’t heard, Michael Jordan’s got a steakhouse at the new Ilani Casino, just up the road in Ridgefield, Washington. And they’ve been doing these excellent beer pairing dinners … Continue Reading pFriem Beer Dinner at Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse