“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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
My HopPress colleague in Bend, Ore., Jon Abernathy, wrote up a fantastic advance post on Valentine’s Day weekend’s Zwickelmania, a statewide open house that most of Oregon’s breweries held last Saturday. Just for fun, I thought I’d follow up with a review of “My 2010 Zwickelmania Experience.” Based on the region’s wineries that hold open [...]