WEST OF THE WILLAMETTEThe west side of the Willamette River may lack the east
side’s dizzying cultural output. It may lack the great restaurants, the
edgy aesthetic, the diversity (read: “youn
Astoria: In 1985, Chunk and Mikey stole our heart. In 2006, Fort George Brewery (1483 Duane St., Astoria, fortgeorgebrewery.com) came
for a piece of our liver. Fort George’s Vortex IPA
Chuck Klosterman once observed that every teenager goes
through a Led Zeppelin phase. Sometimes, it lasts a week. Other times,
for a year. But it happens.
axiom holds for homebrewing. As
A selected and mostly accurate glossary of beer terminology.
Abbey: From, or in the style of, beers made by quiet little men who have forever forsaken a woman’s touch.
Aging: A time-out for overly aggressive young beer. It’s left to sit in a cool, dark p
Pulitzer-nominated cartoonistLucky Lab Papa Paul’s Pilsner
Finding a Pilsner that doesn’t taste like dumpster runoff
is tough in an area devoted to annihilating your palate wit
BY BIKE: NORTH PORTLAND
Lucy Burningham is the co-author of Hop in the Saddle (hopinthesaddle.com), a guide to touring Portland’s craft-beer scene by bike.
If it’s a Friday night or week
SOUTHEAST: FRED MEYER
3805 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 872-3333, fredmeyer.com.
Stretching nearly a city block, the
Southeast Hawthorne Fred Meyer store is known for having possibly the
best beer select