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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After years away, the Craft Brewers Conference once again infuses this writer with pride, joy and a renewed admiration for the craft beer culture.
My team didn’t make it for a repeat performance at the Super Bowl this year. So that means I have more bandwidth to focus on some of the other great Super Bowl traditions off the gridiron, like the commercials, snack food — and beer! Fellow Hop Press writer Mario Rubio has shown his true colors [...]
You’ve finally come out of the closet and have admitted that you are beer-curious. Or maybe you, a committed beer lover, know someone who is interested in dabbling in the wonderful world of craft beer. Here are a few pointers to make sure you (or your beer-curious friends) get on the right track: 1. Seek [...]
Why does Greg Koch look like the World’s Tallest Oompa-Loompa?
I’ve been using “Every beer has a story” as my motto and personal mission statement for quite a while now, and while it’s kind of catchy, I also believe it’s very true. Of any beverage I can think of, beer is the only one you can really say this about. For one thing, beer is [...]
We’re nearly at the midway point of Oregon Craft Beer Month — and it’s been so good, so far!
A quibble with “quaffable” gets Lisa thinking about beer words.
Asheville might have been named Beer City USA, but this Portlander isn’t crying in her beer.
A rare Hair of the Dog beer goes for more than $1,500 in an online auction. How much would you spend for a sip?