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Little Beast Brewing to Release Bière Gris and Radical Forces

1 hour 14 min ago
This week Little Beast Brewing is set to release its two latest mixed-culture beers that were fermented with wine grapes; Bière Gris and Radical Forces. The release will take place on Wednesday, February 20th beginning at Noon. Both beers will be available in a limited run of 375mL bottles at the Beer Garden and in […]
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2019 Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest

1 hour 42 min ago
The dates have been announced for the 2019 Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest. This cider fest takes place in the heart of the Hood River Fruit Loop on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from Noon-7:00pm. The Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers the chance to sample cider from a variety of Northwest cider […]
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Occidental Brewing Co. Announces Edel-Hell Helles Lager in New 12-ounce Cans

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 6:10pm
Occidental Brewing as been canning its Kölsch, Hefweizen, Altbier and Pilsner for the past few years in 16-ounce cans. However, this week the North Portland brewer will release Edel-Hell Helles Lager, its first beer in 12-ounce cans. Edel-Hell is inspired from the German beer style that made brewers in Bavaria world famous. The Helles beer […]
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StormBreaker Presents the 5th Annual Brewstillery Festival

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 12:11pm
“When we opened StormBreaker, we wanted to pair every one of our beers with whiskey,” said Dan Malech, co-founder of StormBreaker Brewing. Well this will happen once again when StormBreaker Brewing hosts its 5th Annual Brewstillery Festival on Saturday, February 23, 2019. On Saturday 23 beer and spirits creative pairings come together from 22 breweries […]
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Higgins Restaurant Marks 25th Anniversary with Month-Long Celebration

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:18am
One of Portland’s most beloved restaurants celebrates its silver anniversary this year with a month-long celebration. Beginning on March 8, 2019, Higgins will honor its 25th Anniversary featuring collaborations with some of the restaurant’s favorite growers, brewers and vintners. Chef and co-owner Greg Higgins and his team will bring together events with Grower Tribute Evenings, Portland Dining Month […]
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Widmer Brothers Brewing Resumes Brewery Tours and Plans for Its Pub

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:23pm
With Zwickelmania taking place on Saturday, Widmer Brothers Brewing is excited to once again be offering its brewery tours after an extended hiatus. Using the annual Oregon brewery open house event as its re-launching pad, Widmer Brothers Brewing will begin offering daily brewery tours beginning on Sunday, February 17th. In addition to the reestablished brewery […]
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Cascade Brewing Presents 8th Annual Sour Fruit Fest

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 7:24pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Cascade Brewing has announced the details for its Sour Fruit Fest, taking place Feb. 27 through March 3 at its two Portland pubs: Cascade Brewing Barrel House at 939 SE Belmont St., and The Lodge at Cascade Brewing at 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. The 8th annual Sour Fruit Fest will feature more […]
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Charlie Bamforth the Pope of Foam Joins Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 7:21pm
Chico, CA—Brewing and malting scientist Charlie Bamforth, known as the “Pope of Foam” for his extensive research, will join the staff at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., the brewery announced Wednesday. Bamforth will hold the role of of Senior Quality Advisor. Bamforth has been a fixture in the brewing world for decades. He retired from his […]
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Brewers Association Launches New Diversity and Inclusion Event Grants Program

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 6:50am
Though craft beer continues to expand, one area that the entire brewing community can become a bit better at is inclusion and bringing in a more diverse mix of beer drinkers. To assist in this, the Brewers Association (BA) has launched a new grant program to assist in the funding of local and regional events that intentionally […]
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BSG Hops Hires Chad Kennedy as Its Hop Specialist

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 6:17am
We may know Chad Kennedy best from his nine years brewing at Laurelwood Brewing here in Portland. Now he has been hired by BSG Hops as its new Hop Specialist. He will be responsible for the company’s supply chain management, quality assurance, and assisting with marketing and sales initiatives. In this new position, Chad will […]
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Buoy Beer Releases Helles Lager In 12 ounce Cans

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 5:24am
Out in Astoria, Buoy Beer is getting ready to release its Helles Lager as part of its rotating lineup of 12-ounce cans. This is the first of four beers to be released in 2019 as part of this new rotating lineup. Helles Lager has always been a focal point of its lineup since the brewery […]
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Deschutes Brewery Refreshes Its Packaging In 2019

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:14pm
It’s fitting that during Flagship February, Deschutes Brewery announces a brand refresh of its lineup of beers. The brewing landscape has evolved considerably since Gary Fish founded Deschutes in Bend, Oregon back in 1989 and staying contemporary is key in today’s market, especially for a legacy brewer. In creating this new packaging refresh, the 30 […]
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Vagabond Brewing – Portland Is Now Open

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 6:46am
After a short delay from its anticipated opening late last week, yesterday Vagabond Brewing Portland opened to the public. Located in The Dairy Building, a renovated industrial, mixed-use space is now open daily at 11:00am. Vagabond Brewing is locally owned brewery based in Salem. The brewery was founded in 2012 by three longtime friends and […]
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Zoiglhaus Brewing Releases Zoigl-Weiss Weissbier

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 5:23am
When it comes the beer calendar, many breweries are now releasing their spring seasonal beers. One local Portland brewery is set to do just this. Zoiglhaus Brewing will release Zoigl-Weiss in 500mL bottles. Zoigl-Weiss will be available in the Zoiglhaus taproom and major retailers in Portland Metro area and Central Oregon. Zoigl-Weiss Description: Weißbier is one […]
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The Demise of the Brewing News Publications

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:38pm
Published beer newspapers and magazines are cherished items these days. With the recent demise of magazines All About Beer and DRAFT, there are few regularly published beer periodicals. Now the latest publication that will likely hit the chopping block are the seven publications from the Buffalo, New York based  Brewing News. Up until yesterday I […]
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BridgePort Brewing Closes Its Brewery

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 9:36am
The year of 2019 is not starting out being a good one to some of our local breweries. We just received an email announcing the closing of BridgePort Brewing, Oregon’s oldest operating brewery. The BridgePort Brew Pub will close on March 10, 2019 as the brewery will shutter immediately. BridgePort Brewing was founded in 1984 […]
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Lightning Will Presents Widmer Brothers Brewing + Second Self Beer MLS Cup Charity Night

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:23am
The Portland Timbers 2019 MLS season kicks off on Saturday, March 2nd in Colorado and due to our stadium’s renovations, our boys will be playing its first dozen matches on the road. However, prior to the 2019 season, a friendly wager will be settled on Thursday, February 21st at Lightning Will Bar & Grill. Prior […]
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Celebrate the 9th Anniversary of Migration Brewing During 2019 Zwickelmania

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:36pm
As many Portland metro area breweries prepare for Saturday’s 2019 Zwickelmania, Migration Brewing will also be celebrating its 9th Anniversary all day long. And since it opened its production brewery in Gresham this past June, the brewer will double up its anniversary celebrations! On Saturday, February 16th, Migration Brewing will host its 9th Anniversary Celebration […]
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Gigantic Brewing Collaborates with Dark Horse Comics On Hellboy Series of Beers

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 3:27pm
It’s very fitting that on its forthcoming collaboration beer series, Gigantic Brewing will release 666 cases of each of these beers. Yes, to mark the 25th anniversary of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction from Dark Horse Comics, Gigantic Brewing will release six new Hellboy themed beers in the coming months. Cartoonist, Mike Mignola created Hellboy twenty-five […]
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Paulaner Ain’t No Party Like A Salvator Haus Party Text to Win Sweepstakes

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 6:22am
Germany’s Paulaner is ready to help you beat the doldrums of winter with a fabulous contest that celebrates its legendary Salvator Double Bock. The Paulaner Ain’t No Party Like A Salvator Haus Party is an easy to enter Text to Win Contest that features the Grand Prize of a weekend getaway plus, other prizes including […]
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