If the end of the world as we know it is, indeed, happening Saturday; we might as well party like it’s 1999. I mean, at least the predictors had the good sense to say it will all end on a Saturday, so we have Sunday to recover if the world doesn’t melt into a big [...]
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“Give me oysters and beer for dinner every day of the year and I’ll feel fine.” From the song, Tin Cup Chalice, that is hands-down one of my favorite Jimmy Buffett song quotes. And it pretty much expresses how I feel about the classic combination of bivalves and beer. So it didn’t take much cajoling [...]
Ahhh, a shot-and-a-beer. It’s is a classic American quaff, yes? Well, that may be true, but in the Netherlands, the Dutch have been enjoying it for a lot longer than we have — centuries longer. While our version usually involves whiskey or the like on the spirits side, the Dutch turn to their country’s own [...]
After years away, the Craft Brewers Conference once again infuses this writer with pride, joy and a renewed admiration for the craft beer culture.
Whatever you are doing, and wherever you are at 3 p.m. your time on Sunday, Feb. 13, make sure to hoist a glass to Don Younger, the venerable publican of the world-famous Horse Brass Pub.
Imperial Stout fans are singing, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year …” and it has nothing to do with the holidays.
With breathtaking vistas and rustic lodge-style charm, Skamania Lodge near the Columbia River Gorge town of Stevenson, Wash., is one of those places where you imagine all the beautiful people of the world would gather for a bit of rest and relaxation from the grueling rigors of avoiding the paparazzi and hob-knobbing with the movers [...]
With no disrespect to crooner Andy Williams, hop harvest is “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” And on Monday, Full Sail Brewing — headed by brewmaster John Harris — took about 50 or so lucky beer writers, pub owners and servers on a field trip (literally) to be a part of this year’s big [...]
It’s not every day you get to sample Belgian beers straight from the home country in the presence of one of the leading beer importers in the country. But thanks to Belmont Station, one of the oldest and most respected beer bottle shops in the country, a bunch of folks got to do just that [...]
We’re nearly at the midway point of Oregon Craft Beer Month — and it’s been so good, so far!