“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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Ahhh, a shot-and-a-beer. It’s is a classic American quaff, yes? Well, that may be true, but in the Netherlands, the Dutch have been enjoying it for a lot longer than we have — centuries longer. While our version usually involves whiskey or the like on the spirits side, the Dutch turn to their country’s own [...]
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 [...]
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” [...]
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 [...]
Asheville might have been named Beer City USA, but this Portlander isn’t crying in her beer.
On Monday, May 10, one of America’s craft beer pioneers turned 84. And more than 300 people turned out that night at Hair of the Dog’s new brewery and tasting room (still under construction, but promising to be fantastic) to help Fred Eckhardt, the Dean of American Beer Writers, celebrate. FredFest 2010 was the fifth [...]
Join us at the pub as two legends in beer, Fred Eckhardt and Ray Daniels, shoot the proverbial you-know-what over a few pints.