Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Authored by PDXBeerGirl

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Montavilla Brew Works

Montavilla Brew Works

Montavilla Brew Works was opened in July 2015 by brewer Michael Kora and his wife Melissa. Most of Kora’s local brewing experience came from his seven year tenure at Bridgeport Brewing in Northwest Portland. He began making plans for his own 10-barrel operation during his […]

Beer Events – November 2017

Beer Events – November 2017

The Holidays are sneaking up, which means family gatherings and dark winter beers. The familiar rains are back as well, but beer events are present to entertain and keep the spirits up! I’m delighted to attend festivities this month, there’s quite a few creative things […]

Hopworks Urban Brewery – BikeBar

Hopworks Urban Brewery – BikeBar

Hopworks Urban Brewery, which opened its doors in 2008 in Southeast Portland, was founded by head brewer Christian Ettinger. With roots in Oregon schools and breweries, Ettinger started his business with a focus on sustainable and environmentally conscious practices that continue to this day. It’s […]

Beer Events – October 2017

Beer Events – October 2017

Fall is here! ūüćĀ¬†The weather has started to shift here in Oregon, and so have the beers. This October look for pumpkin and fruit inspired events, as well as a last few Oktoberfest celebrations. The list below is not meant to be all-inclusive, but¬†rather to […]

Allegory Brewing

Allegory Brewing

Allegory Brewing was launched this summer in McMinnville, Oregon, by¬†David Sanguinetti, owner of¬†The Bitter Monk¬†bottle shop & taproom. The 7-barrel brew house is helmed by Head Brewer¬†Charlie Van Meter, whose resume includes work at¬†Yachats Brewing¬†and¬†Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. They recently released the first beers brewed on […]

Back Pedal Brewing

Back Pedal Brewing

Back Pedal Brewing was launched in 2015 by siblings Andrea and Chris Lins in Northwest Portland’s Pearl District. They also own and operate the Portland beer experiences¬†BrewCycle¬†and¬†BrewBarge. Launched a couple years prior, BrewCycle has been the anchor for the space where Back Pedal Brewing was […]

Beer Events – September 2017

Beer Events – September 2017

Fresh Hops and Oktoberfests galore! If hoppy, aromatic beers delight you, you’re in luck. The end of the month features several fresh hop fests throughout the state, but the biggest are in Portland and Hood River. It’s also the month for German goodies, with several […]

Rusty Truck Brewing

Rusty Truck Brewing

Rusty Truck Brewing was established in 2011 by Brian Whitehead, and has been led by Head Brewer Jon Anderson for the last three years. Located in Lincoln City, Oregon, this growing brewery just recently signed with Point Blank Distributing to better get their beer to […]

Beer Events – August 2017

Beer Events – August 2017

Now that all of the big festivals have come and gone, it’s time to “wind down” with a few more focused beer events. If you haven’t already packed your month with summer activities, check these out. My event list is not meant to be all-inclusive, […]

Oregon Brewers Festival 2017

Oregon Brewers Festival 2017

The legendary Oregon Brewers Festival takes place on the last weekend of July every year. This year’s 30th Annual event took place from July 26th-30th, 2017, at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon. The granddaddy of all beer parties in Oregon, the festival […]