Festival season is officially here in Portland! The kickoff of PDX Beer Week feels like it’s become the official start of Summer in Portland. With multiple events every day, including … Continue Reading 10 Can’t Miss Events During PDX Beer Week
Around 5 years ago, I effectively stopped writing about politics for a number of reasons. Overall, it felt like it was eating my soul – the negative attitudes, the vitriol, … Continue Reading Steel & Aluminum Tariffs Versus Beer
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
Today at 3pm, Little Beast Brewing is officially opening their new Beer Garden location on SE Division. The brainchild of Charles Porter and Brenda Crow, each brings a delicious artisanship … Continue Reading Little Beast Beer Garden Now Open
Hey, it’s American Craft Beer Week… I remember when that seemed like an exciting proposition. The notion that everyone around the country was going out and celebrating locally brewed craft … Continue Reading American Craft Beer Week: Is the Thrill Gone?
If it weren’t for Film School, I wouldn’t be a writer. Sure, there are other factors, but I never really learned how to tell a story until I took the … Continue Reading CBC 2018: A Photographic Recollection
In the land of Beervana, there is no king of beers. There are so many great breweries here that it’s a tall order to say this one is above the … Continue Reading pFriem Family Brewers: Oregon’s Destination Brewpub
Nobody can say they didn’t see this coming. A CBD beer festival in one of the world’s beer capitals, now also one of the largest producers of marijuana in the … Continue Reading Don’t Miss Coalition’s Two Flowers CBD Beer Fest!
If you’ve ever found yourself wandering the streets of the Pearl District in the Summertime, you’ve no doubt seen those 15 person bike contraptions, pushing beer patrons around town in … Continue Reading BrewCycle Pedals to East Portland
Known for being the first Certified B Corporation Brewery in the Northwest, Hopworks Urban Brewery is celebrating their 10th anniversary a week from today, at the Mothership on Powell, in … Continue Reading HUB Celebrates 10 Years Next Weekend
Any visit to Portland can seem intimidating, especially if you’re wanting to cover as much ground as possible, but are just passing through for a quick visit. No matter your … Continue Reading 8 Brewpubs & Taprooms to Visit in SE Portland
It’s been quite a week … and for me, in an unexpected way, it’s been filled with Lagers. Yes, not a normal week at all. This is not to say … Continue Reading The Craft Lager Has Arrived
Every spring before the Craft Brewers Conference, the Brewers Association slowly rolls out their annual updates by cataloging the Top 50 Breweries and Craft Breweries. Then just yesterday they announced … Continue Reading Thoughts on the Brewers Association’s Growth Report
For those who closely follow the beer industry, much of the terminology bandied about can be quite technical or downright scientific. After all, there are a multitude of styles, flavors, … Continue Reading We’re Beer Nerds, Not Beer Snobs