Oregon Cider Week will kick off the summer from June 18 to 28, and it’s huge, with 50 cideries pouring at Cider Summit PDX, plus a multitude of cider tap takeovers and cider pairing dinners. Here ar
FRIDAY, APRIL 3Natural Magic[HOUSE] Natural Magic, the duo of Mike McKinnon and Matthew Quiet, puts on the Limited Edition parties in Portland that are as exclusive as the name suggests. It’s a reflection of the Natural Magic style: offbeat concepts paired with on-beat kick drums.Their self-titled cassette stands out, with a sound that’s more Donna Summer than Sister Nancy. Gulls and ...
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 ...