First Look

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Ruse Brewing Now Open in Southeast Portland

Ruse Brewing Now Open in Southeast Portland

The greatly anticipated Ruse Brewing opened to the public this last Saturday in Southeast Portland. Ruse is the brain child of Shaun Kalis and Devin Benware, who met while working at Culmination Brewing. It was there that they realized they had a shared vision, and […]

McMenamins Edgefield to Host Inaugural Brewfest

McMenamins Edgefield to Host Inaugural Brewfest

Well look at this… Edgefield is all grown up and hosting their first brewfest! The event will feature special releases from their brewery, along with 100 other options from breweries and cideries in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll also be able to tour the Edgefield brewery, […]

Migration Brewing’s Gresham Location Now Open

Migration Brewing’s Gresham Location Now Open

A little less than two weeks ago, Migration Brewing opened their second location off I-84 & 181st in North Gresham. The 20,000-square-foot property contains a sizable, pizza-centric brewpub in the front. The back is equipped for large brews, a canning line, and lots of storage. […]

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 […]