Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Oregon Brewery and Event Reviews

Authored by PDXbeergirl: female beer enthusiast, graphic designer & Portland resident.

Recent Posts

Beer Weekend in Spokane

Beer Weekend in Spokane

I always plan to visit local breweries whenever I travel. This last weekend I journeyed to Spokane, Washington, to visit with family and made a point to seek out spots I hadn’t tried before. Just like in Portland, many new breweries have developed in the […]

Beer Events – July 2017

Beer Events – July 2017

July is another busy month for beer events! Cool off from the hot weather by drinking some refreshing local brews around the Portland area. My event list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather to highlight noteworthy events based on my own experience. Enjoy this […]

BrewFest in the Park 2017

BrewFest in the Park 2017

The first annual BrewFest in the Park took place from June 23rd-25th, 2017 at Overlook Park in Portland, Oregon. 40 different beer and cider companies were represented, offering over 60 drink options. While not a requirement for the event, most of the products were made […]

Ecliptic Brewing

Ecliptic Brewing

Ecliptic Brewing was launched in 2013 by brewer John Harris, an Oregon craft beer icon with an impressive resume. After working for McMenamins, Deschutes and Full Sail, Harris started his own venture, combining his love for beer with that of astronomy. Located in North Portland, […]

Cheers to Belgian Beers 2017

Cheers to Belgian Beers 2017

The 11th annual Cheers to Belgian Beers took place this past weekend (June 2-3, 2017) at the North Warehouse in Portland, Oregon. More than 70 tasting options were available, most brewed using the B45 Gnome yeast strain provided by Imperial Organic Yeast. To showcase the […]

Beer Events – June 2017

Beer Events – June 2017

Summer is the busiest event season for Oregon because of the beautiful weather, and the beer scene is no exception. PDX Beer Week packs many fun events in a short period of time, and there’s a festival almost every weekend. Phew. My event list is […]

Reach Break Brewing

Reach Break Brewing

Recently opened in January 2017, Reach Break Brewing is the newest location to join the beer family in Astoria (a small city on the northernmost coast of Oregon). Owned by brothers Josh and Jared Allison, as well as Finn Parker, Reach Break Brewing boasts the only sour beer […]

Beer Events – May 2017

Beer Events – May 2017

It’s sometimes hard to navigate all of the beer events going on around the Portland area, but have no fear… I’m here to help. My list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather to highlight the most noteworthy events on the horizon. Enjoy this curated […]

Nano Beer Fest 2017

Nano Beer Fest 2017

The 9th annual Nano Beer Fest took place this weekend at John’s Marketplace in SW Portland from April 21st-22nd, 2017. This year’s brewfest featured 26 beer and cider participants from Oregon and Washington that tout themselves as “nano breweries” (scaled down microbreweries that produce beer in […]

Labrewatory: A Craft Beer Lab

Labrewatory: A Craft Beer Lab

Opened in late 2015, Labrewatory is the “Craft Beer Lab” for parent company Portland Kettle Works. Intended for small batch brews by rotating guest brewers, Labrewatory utilizes a 5 barrel system to bring a constant rotation of delicious, experimental beers.   Quick Review Location: Rustic industrial mixed […]