Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

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Brothers Cascadia Brewing Turns One

Brothers Cascadia Brewing Turns One

Brothers Cascadia Brewing is set to celebrate their first anniversary this weekend in Vancouver, Washington. Two years ago they signed a lease to use the building, marking the beginning of a lengthy buildout. They softly opened in April of 2017, eventually celebrating their grand opening […]

Fort George Releases 2018 3-Way IPA

Fort George Releases 2018 3-Way IPA

Each year, Astoria based Fort George Brewery releases a summer seasonal called 3-Way IPA. It’s called this because they collaborate with two other breweries from the Pacific Northwest. This year’s participants are: Modern Times Beer from San Diego, CA, and Holy Mountain Brewing from Seattle, […]

Bridgeport Brewing Adds Pub Brewery, Remodels Restaurant

Bridgeport Brewing Adds Pub Brewery, Remodels Restaurant

Bridgeport Brewing completed their Brew Pub remodel in late January of this year. As part of the update, they installed a 5bbl Pub Brewery on the ground level. The intent of the smaller brew system is to develop beers to produce in their regular production […]

Little Beast Brewing Opens Taproom on SE Division

Little Beast Brewing Opens Taproom on SE Division

Little Beast Brewing opens their Beer Garden today on SE 34th & Division St! The space was previously the home of Lompoc’s Hedge House, which closed in November of 2017. They currently operate their brewery out of a small space behind the Westgate Bourbon Bar […]

Stormbreaker Opens Second Location in St. Johns

Stormbreaker Opens Second Location in St. Johns

Stormbreaker Brewing opens their second location today in the North Portland neighborhood of St. Johns. I visited yesterday for their friends and family soft opening, and was truly impressed! Not only is it a beautiful location, but the staff were extremely friendly. Everyone was eager […]

Brewvana, A New Tour Route Experience

Brewvana, A New Tour Route Experience

What is Brewvana & Why Did I Take a Tour? Brewvana was founded by Ashley Salvitti in 2011 as a way to guide people in the many choices available in the Portland beer scene. She aimed to create something educational, but also fun. The premise […]

Widmer Brothers Innovation Brewhouse

Widmer Brothers Innovation Brewhouse

Yesterday I took a tour of Widmer Brothers Innovation Brewhouse, and wanted to share how much of a dork I looked like wearing a hard hat while we were walking around đŸ˜‚. They use a 10bbl, 4 vessel system that’s fully automated. Pretty slick! They […]

Beer Events – April 2018

Beer Events – April 2018

April showers bring May flowers out the beer drinkers. It’s the time of the year where Oregon can’t decide if it wants to be sunny or rainy within the same hour, which usually drives me to those treasured indoor spots. Spring beers are popping up […]

Pints for Parkinson’s 2018

Pints for Parkinson’s 2018

Pints for Parkinson’s is an annual fundraising event held by the Brian Grant Foundation. Back for it’s third year, it aims to help support the foundation’s efforts in providing tools to improve the well being of people with Parkinson’s. Pint Passports are available for $25 […]

Upright Brewing

Upright Brewing

Upright Brewing opened in the Leftbank building in North Portland in early 2009. Helmed by Alex Ganum, Owner and Head Brewer, this 10-barrel brewery focuses on open fermentation and traditional French brewing values. It recently reopened after a brief closure for a taproom remodel, the first upgrades […]