After years away, the Craft Brewers Conference once again infuses this writer with pride, joy and a renewed admiration for the craft beer culture.
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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.
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 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 [...]
Still bleary-eyed from traveling as I write this, it’s nice to reflect on the past weekend full of fun, friends and good beer. The hubby, Mark, and I had to leave the Oregon Brewers Festival festivities early so we could travel to Colorado Springs for a good friend’s wedding. Thanks to some crazy airline issues, [...]
We’re nearly at the midway point of Oregon Craft Beer Month — and it’s been so good, so far!
A ridiculous interpretation of an antiquated law is threatening Oregon’s homebrewers.