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Karl Ockert helped popularize fresh hop beers in his years at BridgePort

While we’re talking about former BridgePort brewmaster Karl Ockert and his move to Deschutes Brewery as their director of brewing operations, it’s worthwhile remembering that during his time at BridgePort, the brewery was one of the first in the…

Ketchup beer, Rose Fest beer, cherry beer, Coffee Cream Ale: your craft beer week has it all

Portland Beer Week doesn’t officially begin until June 11, which is why a week such as this — with at least 15 events — suggests that EVERY week is Portland beer week..

Craft brewer may derail Bud’s plan to trademark "Brewed the Hard Way"

A proper David and Goliath story — with IPA…

Portland Craft Beer Festival: Portland’s newest fest pours only Portland-brewed beers

Another beer festival in Portland? Sounds like a great idea, espcially one that aims — as the PCBF does — to give beer fans a good selection of beers from every brewery in Portland.

Two Bend tap takeovers, two ciders and an anniversary: midweek craft beer events

They know their IPAs at NW IPA, where they welcome one of their favorites this Wednesday…

Beer Connoisseur Club card could be dad’s favorite gift

A BC Club card could be that elusive perfect gift for Father’s Day…

Space beer, Rose Fest beer, street fairs and IPAs: craft beer events for May 29-June 4

Soccer, cider, craft beer, street fairs, the Most Interesting Lager in the World and a one-mile beer run: it’s all part of your busy Beervanan beer week…

Anchor Steam, America’s first craft beer, celebrates 50 years with ‘Drink Steam’

Anchor Steam was the first craft beer I ever drank, well before that term was invented, and it remains a daily favorite. In fact, if someone forced me to choose just one beer out of the thousands available, there’s an excellent chance it’d have …

The house that Hefeweizen built: 100 days of Hefe celebrates Widmer’s flagship craft beer

Widmer Brothers Brewing will be giving away a bike every day for 100 days in the Portland area this summer as part of the brewery’s second "100 Days of Hefe," which starts Thursday afternoon at the Dublin Pub.

Your midweek in craft beer includes tastings, release parties and tap takeovers

Beervana’s summer begins with a bunch of great beer events, including the Portland release of an Ecliptic/Dogfish Head collaboration beer.