State Senator Wants County Beer Tax

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In the 2009 legislative session, lawmakers who sought to raise Oregon's relatively low beer taxes saw their attempts at increasing that tax crushed like the empty bottles that end up in recycling plants.Now comes veteran State Sen. Rod Monroe (D-East Portland) in the 2011 Legislature with a different version of a beer tax. Rather than trying to implement a statewide measure, Monroe wants to give individual ...   More
 
Thursday, February 10, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Hop & Vine Expands, Caters to both Beer and Wine Lovers

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Food & Drink
[Recent San Francisco import Brian Yaeger is all about the beer. In fact, that's one of the reasons he moved to town. The author of the cross country beer odyssey Red, White, and Brew and SF Weekly's former beer blogger, Yaeger will be giving WW readers a heads up on breweries, excellent new suds and beer events around town in the months to come. Cheers.]Whether you fancy the grape or the barley, ...   More
 
Monday, February 7, 2011 Brian Yaeger

Burnside Brewing Co. Turns Three (Weeks); Plans Food Beers for Spring

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Food & Drink
[Recent San Francisco import Brian Yaeger is all about the beer. In fact, that's one of the reasons he moved to town. The author of the cross country beer odyssey Red, White, and Brew and SF Weekly's former beer blogger, Yaeger will be giving WW readers a heads up on breweries, excellent new suds and beer events around town in the months to come. Cheers. — WW Arts & Culture Editor Kelly Clarke] Can ...   More
 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 Brian Yaeger

NEAR BEER: Buckman-Kerns Brewfest at The EastBurn


Food & Drink
[Recent San Francisco import Brian Yaeger is all about the beer. In fact, that's one of the reasons he moved to town. The author of the cross country beer odyssey Red, White, and Brew and SF Weekly's former beer blogger, Yaeger will be giving WW readers a heads up on breweries, excellent new suds and beer events around town in the months to come. Cheers. — WW Arts & Culture Editor Kelly Clarke] What ...   More
 
Friday, January 14, 2011 Brian Yaeger

Our Top Picks at the Holiday Ale Festival


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The FBI invested a lot of time and money convincing a 19-year-old kid he could wreak firey havoc upon a crowd of thousands at Pioneer Courthouse Square. They could have saved the cash and taken him to the Holiday Ale Festival, where thousands of Portlanders get bombed every year at no cost to the federal government whatsoever. They would have to have made him a fake ID, though—the Fest is 21+ ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Rogue Ales to Buy Green Dragon


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Photo by Leah Nash Over the course of the summer I fell in love with Green Dragon, the large, friendly pub at 928 SE 9th Avenue with 19 rapidly rotating taps of great beers from all over. What began as a chilly and intimidatingly beer-nerdy cave in 2007 has evolved into a busy and accessible center of Portland's beer culture. Well, today I find out that the Dragon is being purchased by Rogue ...   More
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Beer Break: Pelican's Perfect Storm


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WW's office holiday party—traditionally held after Valentine's Day but bumped to the actual holiday season this year because, well, we all needed a break—was the perfect occasion to taste test Pelican Brewery's The Perfect Storm, a burly brew if ever there was one. The Pacific City, Ore. brewery's Storm is a deep-amber barleywine brewed in 2007 and aged for a year in Evan Williams bourbon ...   More
 
Monday, December 29, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

America's "Beer City": The Other Election


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Thursday, April 30, 2009 HANK STERN

Get blitzed at Burgerville starting this Friday.


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Updated with more info: It's really happening! Tomorrow, Friday, May 1, Burgerville will start serving local wine and beer at its Salmon Creek location in Vancouver. That's right—order a Widmer Hefeweizen to go with your pepper bacon cheeseburger. Genius! (We've got a call in to Burgerville to find out when Portland might start getting some sudsy action too). According to the Burgerville ...   More
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

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