This Week In Beer: BenFest, All Oregon Craft Beer Summit and Berliner Weiss Cocktails

Portland Beer Events for the Week of 7/30/15.


Food & Drink
Friday, July 31BenFestA bunch of Bens in Portland brew fine, fine beers—so many, there’s a five-year festival devoted to the beers Bens brew. Bens Edmunds, Kehs, Love, Flerchinger, Engler and Dobler—of Breakside, Deschutes, Gigantic, Lucky Lab, Occidental and Widmer—will showcase their Ben Beers. You can also take a Ben quiz at to determine the most popular Ben. MATTHEW KORFHAGE. ...   More
Thursday, July 30, 2015 PARKER HALL

This Week In Beer: Oregon Brewers Festival, Bailey's Second Anniversary and Fire and Brimstone Fest!

Portland beer events for the week of July 23.


Food & Drink
Thursday, July 23Oregon Brewers FestivalThis is the big daddy of Oregon beer festivals—the biggest craft-beer fest in North America and the oldest of the big ones. Which is to say, it’s kind of a shitshow, with an estimated 80,000 people rolling through, a carnival of beer geeks and one-time lookie-loos and everyone in between. But it’ll also have a whopping 90 beers on tap from all over the ...   More
Thursday, July 23, 2015 PARKER HALL

First! The First Beers By Every Portland Brewery

In honor of the first festival of beers made only within Portland city limits, here are the first beers made by every brewery in the city:Hillsdale Brewery  (McMe   More
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 WW Culture Staff

This Week In Beer: Lagerfest, 1000 ¡Tepaches!, and Puckerfest Begins!

Portland Beer Events for the Week of 7/9/15


Food & Drink
Thursday, July 9Culmination/Yachats Surfing Saison ReleaseThe Southern Oregon coast meets the Willamette Valley in a special collaboration release this Thursday night. Yachats’ Yachats Brewing and Portland’s Culmination come together tap their co-created and dry hopped Surfing Saison for the first time, and will have brewmasters on hand to discuss the fruits of their collaborative labor. PARKER ...   More
Thursday, July 9, 2015 PARKER HALL

Totally Rad

How do Oregon radlers and bottled shandies match up with their old-world competitors?

Summer Guide
 Is there any summer beer better than the Stiegl Radler? One sunny day last week, we tried to find one by holding a blind tasting of a dozen different radlers and shandies—all fruited beers,    More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Brews Made for Walking

Six urban hikes and where to get beer, post-trail.

Summer Guide
The Gorge gets all the glory. Mount Hood steals all the cover shots. It’s normal to covet what’s far away, so when summer hits, you hit the highway. But there are plenty of surprisingly beautiful    More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 ANDI PREWITT

Premise Accepted

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. The law, which was passed 30 years ago today and signed into law by Vic A   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 PETE DUNLOP

This Week In Beer (and Cider!)

Portland Beer Events for the Week of June 15, 2015.


Food & Drink
Monday, June 15New School Beer’s New Breweries ShowcaseThe New School presents an evening with some of the region’s newest ale apothecaries, who will showcase a total of 20 beers at Bailey's—most for the first time ever. With newcomers like Portland’s first kosher-certified brewery and a small, little brewery from Boardman, it will be interesting to see who brings the tastiest creations to ...   More
Monday, June 15, 2015 PARKER HALL

How To Pwn PDX Beer Week

PDX Beer Week is not actually a week. It takes 11 days (June 11-21, to cram in all three festivals, plus tap takeovers and pairings dinners. Here’s your guide. Get the offic   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

This Week In Beer: So Much Ching Ching in Portland

Portland beer events for the week of June 4


Food & Drink
Thursday, June 4The Growler Guys First Anniversary PartySoutheast Portland’s Growler Guys celebrates its first anniversary with special beers like Boneyard Notorious, Goose Island Bourbon County and Bend Brewing’s Ching Ching—arguably the best damn fruit Berliner Weisse in the state. Free glasses to the first 125 people, plus “swag giveaways” all weekend make this the place to go get your ...   More
Thursday, June 4, 2015 PARKER HALL


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