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 [...]
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Here in Portland, Ore., one annual event that is always special this time of year comes from an unlikely-named location, Woodstock Wine & Deli. A large space with a wide selection of wines, and a great deli, to boot, it’s hard to imagine that Woodstock Wine & Deli is also a beer mecca. But it [...]
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” [...]
What do Russian River’s Consecration and The Goonies have in common? Both made for a wonderfully beery weekend on Oregon’s north coast.
Get served a perfect glass of beer at one of America’s premier beer restaurants, Brouwer’s Cafe, in Seattle.
I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest for long enough to know better, but until a recent trip, I never realized that Spokane was such a great beer town. In truth, I had never really been to Spokane at all, except once on a layover on my way to a wedding. So it was high time [...]