Why is it called a Bock and what’s with the Goats? The birth of Bock and Doppelbock in Munich.
This Thursday, December 9th, the next chapter of Chuckanut Brewery’s history begins as they open their new P Nut Beer Hall in Southeast Portland. Located on the corner of SE … Continue Reading First Look: Chuckanut Brewery’s P Nut Beer Hall
Having sustained a year at distance by holding an online-only auction and a live streaming event in 2020, the Portland based Brews for New Avenues – the largest known philanthropic … Continue Reading Preview: Brews for New Avenues 10th Anniversary
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
The past six months have seen a great proliferation of Dark Lager styles in the PNW. But why?
A look back at how the Portland beer industry weathered a turbulent 2020.
Living through the Freeze by supporting our local breweries and taprooms.
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.
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
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
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
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
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