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 [...]
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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” [...]
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.
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 [...]
Take a virtual tour of the three breweries that call Hood River, Oregon, home — and see why Charlie Papazian named this sleepy town Beertown USA.