You may not have yet stopped by Ecliptic Brewing (825 N Cook St., 265-8002, eclipticbrewing.com),
but you’ve almost certainly had John Harris’ beer. The Oregon brewing
luminary perfected the
Guest Beer Review: Ezra Johnson-Greenough on Martin Cizmar's Fresh Hop Homebrew
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Editor's note: Tomorrow WW hosts a beer festival featuring 13 brews made by teams of professional and amateur brewers. (But tickets for $25 here.) In honor of that occasion, WW beer writer Martin Cizmar gave a bottle of the homebrew he made with freshly picked hops grown in his own yard to Ezra Johnson-Greenough of The New School beer blog. Below is Ezra's brutal review. Cizmar does not disagree. Luckily, ...
Friday, Oct. 25Haunted Pub CrawlBeerQuest PDX’s latest pub crawl kicks off at Kells, runs through downtown and Old Town, and includes a tour of the Shanghai Tunnels. I took one of those tours years ago, and while the legend and lore they feed you is almost entirely bullshit, the tunnels could still be referred to as “creepy”—especially since The Big One could hit and you’d be sandwiched under ...
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Thursday, Oct. 24 Keep Portland Lost It’s pumpkin patch time at the Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island. This year’s Maize is themed “Keep Portland Lost,” because that’s the goal: to trap Portlanders inside the maze of corn, then harvest the hapless denizens of the Rose City into, I don’t know, corn syrup or something. The Maize at the Pumpkin Patch, 16511 NW Gillihan Road. Various hours. ...
What should you expect from beer and wine service at a restaurant?
We asked Hilary Berg, editor of Oregon Wine Press, and Brian Yaeger, author of Red, White and Brew: An American Beer Odyssey and the forthcoming Oregon Breweries, how they know they’re getting good
As the drama in Washington D.C. over a partial government shutdown drags on, it's beginning to feel like nothing can dislodge the two parties from their positions.But now citizens are learning of an issue that could really hurt Oregonians—the federal shutdown of the agency that approves beer labels and operations. U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), whose constituents in the first congressional ...
...well 25 of them, 10 gold, in categories including IPA, gluten-free, American wheat, sour, barrel-aged and fresh hop.
Food & Drink
Maybe this is news to you and maybe it isn't, but Oregon makes the nation's best IPA.That beer, according to judges at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, is Barley Browns Pallet Jack, which beat out 252 other American-style IPAs in the largest American beer festival's biggest category. It was the first time an Oregon brewery won the category since 2006, when it was far smaller and less competitive.That ...
SEAT SLASHER ON THE LOOSE: A seat slasher has Portland’s motorcycle community in an uproar.
Starting about two weeks ago, motorcycle owners say seats of bikes left
on the street at night have be
Where to get a good pre-show buzz and a satisfying post-show burger.
Food Reviews & Stories
Drink before, eat after. Take it
from a 32-year-old veteran of a couple thousand concerts. Why? First,
alcohol is more effective on an empty stomach. Second, a large meal
often leaves one groggy