Over the past few years, much has been postulated and hypothesized about the status of the craft beer industry. Growth is slowing, shelves are crowded, tap handles are tough to … Continue Reading The Growth and Future of Craft Breweries
Wouldn’t you know… it’s already the best season of the year for one-off beers. Hops are being harvested, often getting swept up immediately by local brewers to be quickly fed … Continue Reading The 2018 Hop Harvest is Here!
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
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?
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
Last night I had the pleasure to sit in on a panel discussion, focusing on how the media covers the brewing industry, specifically within the realm of Portland. Moderated by … Continue Reading Commentary: The Power of the Beer Press
Did you miss the chance to buy a ticket for Willamette Week’s annual Oregon Beer Awards tonight? Have no fear… You can watch it all via their livestream, starting at 6pm … Continue Reading Oregon Beer Awards Live Stream
There was a time when I simply worked 9-5, then bought a six-pack on my way home. It was a mediocre existence… Today, with lord knows how many tap handles … Continue Reading New Tastes at Culmination Brewing
Oregon Stalwart adds “new school IPA” to year-round lineup