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
A look at the beers that are trending in 2020 as we continue to be in Survival Mode.
A visit to Alesong in Eugene provides an example of how to reopen safely during Phase 1 in Oregon.
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
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
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
Just as entrepreneurs adapted in the wake of the Dot-Com Boom (and bust), so too have smaller breweries learned from others mistakes, and continue to find a broad audience. But how?
An in depth look at 14 small and nano-sized breweries in Portland, Oregon.
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
For a number of weeks, around this time last year, there was this awesome little pop-up event that went down every Tuesday and Wednesday in the Alphabet District. Taking place … Continue Reading Function Hosts Fort George Event This 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