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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 &…

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…

Libation Station goes to Houston Sat., Oct 18th

…or at least Beer Goddess Lisa Morrison will be there while radio partner Bruce Bjorkman broadcasts from the KXL’s Portland studio…Morrison went to Denver and the GABF last weekend and is stopping off in Houston to report on what’s likely…

Unhand our Fred, Houstonians!

The latest in a series of Dixie Cup t-shirts honoring our own Fred Eckhardt We have a pretty good claim to the one and only Fred Eckhardt, right? After all Fred has spent most of his adult life in Portland,…

Rogue pours at Portland Pirate Fest Sept 20th, 21st.

…and here’s the list: Double Dead Guy Shakespeare Stout 200 Meter IPA Juniper Pale Ale Hazelnut Brown Nectar Honey Orange Wheat Also: Rogue’s grog, made with Rogue Rum and dedicated to Black Beard… The third annual Portland Pirate Festival…

Rolling Boil Blues Band, 4 p.m. Friday at The Bite

If you’ve never had the pleasure of hearing the Rolling Boil Blues Band play frontman Tom Dalldorf’s collection of rock tunes reworked with lyrics about homebrewers and the like, then you haven’t lived a full life — or are luckier…

2008 Oregon Brewers Guild Dinner photos

It was another great evening: perfect weather, lots of interesting people, good food (more on that later) and brilliant beers from Oregon’s finest. Fred Eckhardt always has fans around him, such as this gent, who got the master to sign…

Brewers onstage: Step away from the folk ballad, pleas

We know Karl Ockert as the longtime head brewer at BridgePort, but he’s also an avid amateur guitaris and ukulelist. You can hear that side of Ockert onstage (along with Raccoon Lodge brewer Ron Gansberg )at the Oregon Brewers Festival…

Fred Eckhart’s beer and cheese tasting

Fred Eckhardt, Dean of American Beer Writers, raconteur extraordinaire and man of many hats…uh, none of which he’s wearing in this photo… Fred Eckhardt is the godfather of Good Beer and a beloved figure in Portland’s – and the country’s…

Oregon Craft Beer Kickoff is the First Taste of Rogue’s Imperial YSB

Kick Off Party for Oregon Craft Beer Month 5pm, Tuesday, Horse Brass Pub, 4534 S.E. Belmont St.;503-232-2202 • www.oregoncraftbeer.com here’s the beer list: Bridgeport Brewing Co. > > 2007 Hop Harvest Fresh Hop IPA > > > Deschutes Brewery…