Westside Beer Bars
The Abbey Bar
716 NW 21st Ave., 222-1593, theabbeybar.com.
This loyally Belgian beer bar has a
wonderful little sidewalk patio, three refrigerated cases storing
The Big Legrowlski
812 NW Couch St., 206-6481, biglegrowlski.com.
Way out in the Pearl there was this
minimalist 15-tap bar…bar I wanna tell ya about, bar by the name of
Clinton Street Market
3400 SE Clinton St., 234-0372.
The well-stocked cooler includes semi-rare imports like
Brasserie d’Achouffe and Pinkus, along with Camo Black Extra malt
liquor. Five taps
1 8th St., Astoria, 325-4540, buoybeer.com.
Situated on the planks of the Riverwalk overhanging the
Columbia, year-old Buoy has already established itself as a treasure of
the Oregon Coas
707 Portway Ave., Suite 101, Hood River, 541-321-0490, pfriembeer.com.
Pfriem’s industrial-chic pub seems to be
in a continuous state of expansion, and it isn’t hard to see why.
901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend, 541-385-8606, deschutesbrewery.com
As in life, so in Bend, the best things
are free. Any day of the week, you can show up at Deschutes’s sprawling
In a state with such a vital craft beer culture, Willamette Week found
it strange that there was no award ceremony to celebrate the best of
the industry. So, this year, with the help of Ben Edmu
2. Peach Slap (Batch No. 1)
Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House
Some great beers are meticulously
planned, and others are happy discoveries. Some are flat-out unicorns,
creatures that appe
“I absolutely love just about everything
that Deschutes puts out. I’m a huge, huge fan of Obsidian when it’s on
nitro. I love going to the Rogue taphouse and getting a mix of
Feb. 25-March 2
Tart Fruit Fest
Cascade Brewing’s limited releases poured at the barrelhouse. cascadebrewingbarrelhouse.com.
Bands and brews. themaltball.com.