Why local artisan cidermakers are at the core of a national boom.
The tree wasn’t all that special. It was just too damn big.
Back in 2004, Nat
West’s friend and neighbor in North Portland, Norris Thomlinson, had a
large and craggy tree in his backyard t
Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider
1813 NE 2nd Ave., 567-2221, reverendnatshardcider.com.
The hardwooded taproom at Nat’s runs eight taps with only
his own product, which is wide-ranging enough you��
WEDNESDAY JAN. 8
[MUSIC] The lead Drive-By Trucker kicks
off a three-week Portland residency, playing songs from across his
career and supported by the Northwest’s own ramblin
Blue Mountain’s Estate Winesap is a
rarity among its contemporaries: an apple cider made by apple farmers.
While most cideries buy their fruit from other sources, this bright, dry
Food & Drink
Our sorta-weekly recap of gossip via OLCC liquor license applications:Looks like Portland will be making its own brand of tequila’s country cousin, mezcal. Sofia Acosta Rascon, no apparent relation to the young Mexican-Californian racquetball star of the same name, has applied for a license to begin distilling the Oaxacan-style maguey (blue agave) spirit under the name Meteca—Spanish ...
Previously only available on draft in the
odd bar, Anthem Cider is now being bottled and sold under its own
slickly designed label. The inaugural release of the new line from Salem
Every mention of our gig in Dorset drew the same reaction: “Oh you’re playing at The Square and Compass! That’s the best pub in the world!” The Square and Compass is the best pub I’ve ever been to, and I can’t imagine one that could be any better. I highly recommend a visit to Dorset, and more specifically the Square and Compass if you are anywhere near the south of England. We rolled ...