How Coors and Democratic politicians almost killed Oregon beer.
Food Reviews & Stories
Few state laws have shaped Portland’s economy and culture like Senate Bill 813, otherwise known as the Brewpub Bill.
law, which was passed 30 years ago today and signed into law by Vic
BridgePort Brewing first fired its kettles in 1984, making
it the oldest craft brewery in Oregon. At the time, founders Dick and
Nancy Ponzi had already established themselves as winemakers with P
Raking through Oregon’s wide selection of seasonal beer.
Like those soggy leaves you should be
raking up about now, autumn beers come in different shades of yellow,
orange and brown. For brewers, the months between summer’s crisp lagers
Food & Drink
BridgePort Brewing Company's Hawthorne Avenue Ale House will close for four weeks on March 13, for what it is calling a "modest renovation": revamping its look, menu—and its entire staff. Ale House employees recently received three weeks' notice of termination and severance pay, but were advised they could reapply for their old jobs again following the renovations, a representative from BridgePort ...
UPDATE: The plaintiff, Chris Smith, dropped this lawsuit on March 18, 2010. A former busboy is suing the BridgePort Brewing Company, claiming he faced months of sexual harassment because his boss refused to believe he was straight. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Multnomah County Circuit Court, current California resident Chris Smith claims he started work at BridgePort on Jan. 2, 2008. Working ...