Drank: Fresh Hop Seizoen (Logsdon Farmhouse Ales)


Drank
Despite the hoity name, saisons are workin’ man’s beer, originally intended as crisp, low-gravity refreshment for the pitchfork-wielding farmhands moving Monet’s haystacks around. The late Br   More
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Dunkelweizen (Occidental Brewing Co.)


Drank
Traditional Germanic brews are often ignored by American craftsmen who might rightfully resent the fact that “beer” is synonymous with Bohemian pilsners in red states. By making only German sty   More
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Adam From the Wood (Hair of the Dog Brewery)


Drank
Cracking open Hair of the Dog’s Adam From the Wood two days after buying it is a cheerless task. This bottle-conditioned ale, produced in small batches and aged in bourbon barrels, will grow far bet   More
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Hopportunity Knocks (Caldera)


Drank
Ashland’s Caldera Brewing Company has been producing beer since 1997, but it’s only recently ramped up distribution with plans to open a giant new brewhouse this spring. As the first Oregon    More
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

Buckman Brewery


Food Reviews & Stories
Through the north doors of the cavernous brewery/warehouse/meeting room that is the Green Dragon, you will find a patio. There you will find a Quonset hut. And in front of this Quonset hut, you will f   More
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 KAT MERCK

BeerMongers


Bar Reviews
Begun as a bottle shop before a bar was raised, BeerMongers (1125 SE Division St., 234-6012, thebeermongers.com) is still more warehouse than watering hole. That’s not a bad thing. Despite cruelly   More
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

Rogue's Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale

"A foul abomination"

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Food & Drink
Rogue Ales' latest creation appeared in the WW office this morning, a collaboration with Voodoo Doughnuts called the Bacon Maple Ale, based on That Doughnut. Whilst we're loath to give any attention to this blatant gimmickry, after tasting it, we feel a civic obligation to warn anyone who might be considering splashing $156 on a case.Here is a sampling of quotes from WW staffers at today's impromptu ...   More
 
Friday, September 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

A Woman's Place is in the Brewery

10 minutes with filmmaker and beer lover Alison Grayson

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Food & Drink
Today is the first day of PDX Beer Week, a new beer festival—because there just aren't enough in this city—celebrating Portland's craft beer community. The event will also host the premier of local filmmaker Alison Grayson's new documentary The Love of Beer, which gets up close and personal with women in the Pacific Northwest beer industry.Grayson chatted to WW this morning about the female ...   More
 
Friday, August 19, 2011 RUTH BROWN

"World's Largest" Draft Beer Selection Coming to Portland

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Food & Drink
The Portland Business Journal reported yesterday that restaurant chain Yard House is planning to open a Portland location at Pioneer Place mall. As well as "classic rock," the restaurant claims to offer the "world's largest selection of draft beer." The PBJ suggests the former Todai space on the shopping center's fourth floor will be the new location, and it's difficult to imagine another place in ...   More
 
Friday, August 19, 2011 RUTH BROWN

11 Beers I Enjoyed at the Oregon Brewers Festival

And 12 I did not.

Ranier hat at OBF

Food & Drink
The Oregon Brewers Festival is now well underway. I dropped by yesterday afternoon and made it through 23 beers. Here are my unabridged tasting note. Think I'm totally wrong about these beers? I'm eager to hear what you thought of them.BEERS I LIKEDNinkasi Helles Belles: Munchener Style Helles LagerUnlike Ninkasi's big-bodied knockout beers that we all know and love, this light, citrusy lager is pleasant, ...   More
 
Friday, July 29, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

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