Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

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The Best Beers to Bring Home for Thanksgiving This Year

The Best Beers to Bring Home for Thanksgiving This Year

Turkey smothered in gravy, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, and football – I know what I’m thankful for in 2018. However, what everyone doesn’t think about is getting the best thanksgiving beers to go with the delicious occasion. Holly and I went on a mission […]

Ferment Brewing Company Opens on Hood River Waterfront

Ferment Brewing Company Opens on Hood River Waterfront

Ferment Brewing opened in August of this year on the waterfront in Hood River, Oregon. Owners Dan and Jennifer Peterson put down roots in the area several years prior, working for area breweries and restaurants before deciding to open their own joint venture. Dan’s brewery […]

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl & Ex Novo Brewing

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl & Ex Novo Brewing

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl is an event aimed at giving you an exclusive tour, tasting, and pairing at some of Holly’s favorite craft beer spots around Portland. I chose Ex Novo Brewing because they have an awesome brewery experience, quality beer, and wonderfully nice people that run […]

Author Mead Co, a First Look

Author Mead Co, a First Look

Author Mead Co. invited me up for a visit at the end of the summer, and I’m excited to share what I found with you. They’re a new meadery based out of Vancouver, Washington, that launched earlier in 2018. If your experience with mead is […]

Willamette Week’s 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am

Willamette Week’s 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am

The 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am is set for this Sunday at the Leftbank Annex in North Portland. It’s a unique event that brings together a professional brewer with an amateur one to create one-off brews that are only available at the festival. During […]

Fresh Hop & Oktoberfest Celebrations 2018

Fresh Hop & Oktoberfest Celebrations 2018

Fall beer events are something I look forward to all Summer. They coincide with a change in the weather, as well as a shift in beer styles. Hop harvests began two weeks ago in the Willamette Valley, spurring the beginning of fresh hop beer season. […]

Brews for New Avenues Returns for Seventh Year

Brews for New Avenues Returns for Seventh Year

Brews for New Avenues is a fundraising event for New Avenues for Youth, a Portland-based non-profit dedicated to the prevention and intervention of youth homelessness. It consists of a series of events that lead up to Saturday’s rare beer auction, the largest of its kind in […]

Von Ebert Opens Second Location at Glendoveer Golf Course

Von Ebert Opens Second Location at Glendoveer Golf Course

Von Ebert East opened in mid-July at Glendoveer Golf Course, replacing Ringside Grill as the restaurant next to the Pro Shop. This is the second location for Von Ebert, following their takeover of Ohio-based Fat Heads Brewing in NW Portland. Construction of a new brewery at […]

West Coast Grocery Company Opens in SE Portland

West Coast Grocery Company Opens in SE Portland

After a series of delays, West Coast Grocery Company has finally opened near Revolution Hall in Southeast Portland! The new brewpub is led by Charlie Hyde IV, who’s family owned a grocery distribution company of the same name that was based out of Tacoma, Washington, […]

Oregon Brewers Festival kicks off July 26th, 2018

Oregon Brewers Festival kicks off July 26th, 2018

July is Craft Beer Month in Oregon, with the Oregon Brewers Festival landing on the last weekend. This year there are a few differences, though. Don’t worry, I’m here to help! 31st Annual Oregon Brewers Festival Where: Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 300 SW Naito Parkway, […]