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Have a beer with the nicest guy in the bizz: Rob Widmer

6-8p.m., WED. NOV. 12th WIDMER TASTING & MEET THE BREWER/FOUNDER, Belmont Station, 4500 S.E. Belmont St.; free. Jerry Fechter and Rob Widmer surrounded by masked men in capes at the beginning of last summer’s Brewers Parade Join Rob Widmer &…

A main event of the beer year: HOTD Dock Sale Saturday, Nov. 15th

Alan Sprints’ anniversary dock sales are true events in the Portland beer world and his 15th anniversary on Saturday should be a true party with tastings of some very special beers and the opportunity to buy cases of beer that…

What’s on at Deschutes Portland pub

Thanks once again to Chris Hudson and Deschutes Portland Pub brewer Cam O’Connor, here’s what’s pouring this week at Deschutes outpost in the Pearl: Portland Pub tap list for this week. 1. Mirror Pond Pale Ale 2. Cascade Ale 3….

Holiday Ale Fest now Five days, Dec. 3rd-7th

Here’s the schedule for the 2008 Holiday Ale Festival, which will feature two dozen or more great seasonal beers, every one of ’em, hopes beer boss Preston Weesner, unique to the festival. Organizer Preston Weesner, above, was responsible for…

F.H. Steinbart, one of the nation’s oldest homebrew supply shop, turns 90

Steinbart sells everything you might need to make beer and often holds free demonstrations on how to brew. Here draft technician Mike Moscarelli shares his 30 years of brewing experience. Founded in 1918, FH Steinbart & Co. has been a…

Two special beers debut this weekend

the Hopworks brewers — Jaime Rodriguez, Christian Ettinger and Ben Love — have been busy with a new barleywine called Noggin Floggin, scheduled to appear — dry-oaked — at Horse Brass’ 32nd anniversary and F.H. Steinbart’s 90th… this from…

Horse Brass 32nd Anniversary features special Hopworks beer

From Joellen at the Horse Brass Pub (4534 S.E. Belmont St.): Our 32nd anniversary is officially Saturday, Nov. 1st and while we are not doing a big celebration we are going to have some special beers on for the…

Roots Pumpkin Ale release and Halloween party

8 p.m. Friday, Oct 31st Roots Organic Brewing Co., 1520 S.E. Seventh Ave.; Halloween party/costume contest/ beer release. You can get beer from a pumpkin as Roots brewer Jason McAdam demonstrates. They’ll be pouring the new Pumpkin Ale from giant…

Brewpublic: New blog in town

Angelo De Ieso II Angelo deIeso recently started a beer blog called Brewpublic, and it’s a good ‘un. I’ll steal a couple of things just to prove it, the first being the top of the list he and a…

Deschutes Pub’s on-tap list for the week of Oct. 20th

Brewer Cam O’Connor with his first Portland-brewed beer, Armory XPA, a fine, big, balanced-yet-hoppy pale ale…Thanks to brewer Cam O’Connor and Northwest zone manager Chris Hudson,I can post this week’s tap list at the Deschutes Pub…thanks, gents! 1. Mirror Pond…