“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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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 [...]
With a grin on his face and a twinkle in his eye, Upright Brewing‘s Alex Ganum places a netted bag full of fresh oysters on the stainless steel counter as a batch of dark wort reaches the boiling point in the Portland, Ore.,-based brewery directly behind the circle of people surrounding him. “They’re a couple [...]
Beer at the Thanksgiving table can mean more than just serving it in a glass. Here are some ideas on how to really hold a beer-infused holiday.
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 [...]
A beer T-shirt quilt preserves memories and revives a lost art, turning something old into something new again.
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 [...]
A ridiculous interpretation of an antiquated law is threatening Oregon’s homebrewers.
Bellingham, Wash., is a lovely city with two completely different brewpubs …
Thanks to its proximity to Eugene, Corvallis has a bit of a self-image problem – even though it shouldn’t. Eugene, the larger of the two college towns, is home to the University of Oregon Ducks. Corvallis, a closer drive to Portland but a bit off the interstate, is home to the oft under-appreciated Oregon State [...]