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Drank: Peters’ Family Gin (Cannon Beach Distillery)


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The nearest stretch of the Oregon coast does not yet have the amenities Portlanders have come to expect. The scenery is great, of course, but high-quality food, drink and entertainment are in sh   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Little Saison (Pfriem Family Brewers)


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Pfriem Family Brewers, which opened in Hood River last year, has a lofty goal: capture sunlight in a bottle. Pfriem’s Little Saison, light but not little, almost gets there. Saisons began as t   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Worts and All

Portland’s most-hated beer blogger switched to wine.


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Dr. Wort is a gadfly in the Socratic sense: an anonymous blogger who bites the lumbering steed that is Portland’s brewing scene, whipping local beer geeks into a fury with what he says is in the   More
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Dry Stout (Breakside Brewery)


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Breakside’s Dry Irish Stout is shockingly simple next to the brewery’s more exotic dark beers, which include Coconut Pumpkin Sweet Stout and a porter made with caraway, dill and fennel polle   More
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Leafer Madness (Beer Valley Brewing)


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Beer Valley Brewing’s pot pun isn’t so ridiculous. The hop flowers used to embitter beer are cousins to cannabis, and the two Cannabaceae have plenty in common when they’re fresh and sticky. T   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Chocolate Orange Wine (Shallon Winery)


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Chocolate orange wine from Astoria’s Shallon Winery is all about love. Octogenarian winemaker Paul van der Veldt opened his doors in 1980 and has single-handedly run the operation since. Van d   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Drank: Sahalie (The Ale Apothecary)


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No matter how crafty they are, modern industrial-scale breweries can’t do things the old-fashioned way. The recipe and ingredients can match a 500-year-old Belgian formula, but when working wi   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Mogli (Caldera Brewing)


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Chocolate may have resulted from beer. According to a report in New Scientist, some archeologists believe chocolate—that is, fermented cacao beans—was created by ancient Mesoamericans gettin   More
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 BRIAN YAEGER

Drank: Valley Weisse (Solera Brewery)


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The tiny town of Parkdale doesn’t have a stoplight, but it has a brewery. Journeyman brewer Jason Kahler took over the shuttered Elliot Glacier Public House last April, making his own brews in   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: O’Dark:30 (Oakshire Brewing)


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Oakshire’s O’Dark:30 is a brew born of war. Like other beers of the newish style known locally as Cascadian Dark Ale, it represents an audacious plot to force an alliance between piney, resi   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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