What’s happening in the beer industry around the Portland Metro, in Oregon, plus scarcity concerns, and what’s next.
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.
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
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
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
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