“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 [...]
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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.
When Don Younger awoke one morning after a long night of drinking, he noticed a piece of paper on his nightstand. Hung over, he read the receipt as the words sunk in: In a drunken moment the night before, he had bought the same bar in southeast Portland, Ore., that dealt him the headache he [...]
If you suddenly see a lot of Portlanders with a pucker on their lips and a smile on their faces, here’s why: The long-awaited Cascade Barrel House has officially opened. The Barrel House is the southeast Portland, Ore., extension of Cascade Brewing, which has made a name for itself as a creator of world-class “Northwest-style” [...]
A pair of Portland, Ore.-area beer lovers is giving beer lovers a greener option for exploring Beervana. Marc Martin and Charles Culp are embarking on a new pub tour program that leads beer lovers — both locals and visitors, although the duo expects to mostly cater to tourists — on a pub tour around a [...]
Why does Greg Koch look like the World’s Tallest Oompa-Loompa?
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 [...]
A quibble with “quaffable” gets Lisa thinking about beer words.
What do Russian River’s Consecration and The Goonies have in common? Both made for a wonderfully beery weekend on Oregon’s north coast.
On Monday, May 10, one of America’s craft beer pioneers turned 84. And more than 300 people turned out that night at Hair of the Dog’s new brewery and tasting room (still under construction, but promising to be fantastic) to help Fred Eckhardt, the Dean of American Beer Writers, celebrate. FredFest 2010 was the fifth [...]