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John Harris/Sam Calagione Power Lunch is just one of Ecliptic’s events during the Craft Brewers Conference

April 14-17 is the national Craft Brewers Conference which was last held in Portland in 2001, when there were a few hundred craft breweries in the country. This year, with about 3,500 craft breweries in the U.S. And 11,000 or so people coming to…

Keg-wrangling chops? Rob Widmer’s still got ’em

Rob Widmer himself delivered two kegs of Hefeweizen to the Dublin Pub Friday to kick off Widme’s 100 Days of Hefe, the brewery’s summerlong celebration of its flagship beer…

Samuel Smith and Orlison events Wednesday & Thursday

English ales and Spokane lagers are pouring Wednesday & Thursday evening…

Samuel Smith Salute events happen all week

Here’s the poster that Tom at Merchant du Vin sent along of events happening in Portland this week…some good opportunities to raise a pint to the English ale that helped inspire the craft beer rennaissance

Investors want to bring Pabst home to Milwaukee

a small group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of the city’s proud brewing history by buying Pabst Brewing Co from a California executive in hopes of returning the brand to its birthplace, possibly as a city-owned brewery.

OSU beer archive, Farmhouse Ale Fest, Widmer Grand Reopening Party: the beer Here for Mar. 28 – Apr.3

Oregon beer history tonight, IPAs and farmhouse ales through the weekend and the Widmer Pub reopens Thursday to kick off the brewery’s 30th anniversary…it’s GOOD to be a Beervanan…

Zwickelmania: a backstage pass to your favorite breweries

Saturday’s Zwickelmania is a once-a-year, only-in-Oregon backstage pass to your favorite breweries…

Return with me now to The Year in Beer… 1996

Archives are a writer’s best friend, especially in those quiet times of the year during which we traditionally reflect on What It All Means…as opposed to writing about events that aren’t happening, it being early January and all…here’s the …