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Italian craft brewers…

From the International Herald Tribune November 7, 2008 – Halfway through our six-course tasting menu of regional Piemontese cuisine, the sommelier arrived with a special beverage to accompany the plate of raviolini stuffed with local pumpkin and asparagus. “I think…

Yakima Craft Brewing Starts Up in Heart of U.S. Hops Country

Jeff C sent this from Food Processing News…as he pointed out, the ghost of American craft beer pioneer Bert Grant is likely smiling to see another brewery come to town. Yakima Herald-Republic November 3, 2008 – Jeff Winn is…

Abyss-O-Mania Reloaded

If you remember the buzz around Deschutes Brewery’s The Abyss last year, you know you’ll want to taste — and buy — early and often… The Abyss Launch Party / PORTLAND 10 pm-Midnight, Friday, November 14th Deschutes Brewery &…

Ninkasi brings the party to Portland on Halloween

GROOVEYARD 2008 — The crew and friends of Eugene’s popular Ninkasi Brewing are chartering a bus to bring their Halloween mojo to Portland and Henry’s 12th Street Tavern with a party that sounds like a proper wang dang doodle,…

Holiday Hop at Fearless Brewing Nov. 8th

Fearless Brewing Co.’s Fifth Annual HOLIDAY HOP includes beer sampling, brewery tours and talks, an appetizer buffet and live bluegrass/old time music. The maltmeister, Fearless Brewing owner/brewer Ken Johnson at the 2008 Brewers Guild barbecue. The event gives participants a…

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,…

Beer list for the last two Fresh Hop Tastivals Oct. 18th and 25th

neither wind nor rain deterred these Hood River beer fans from the pursuit of fresh hop beers at the first Fresh Hop Tastival of 2008. There are two more Oregon Bounty/Oregon Brewers Guild Fresh Hop Beer Tastivals coming up: Noon-…

Fort George Graveyard Dinner, Oct. 15th

This fall and winter, the party moves indoors at the Fort George Brewery + Public House in Astoria where the beer-pairing dinners are back for the second year. These sit-down dinners include several courses of food, each with a…

Fearless Oktoberfest Fri./Sat. Oct. 10th & 11th

Dig out your lederhosen and get ready to get your Polka for Fearless Oktoberfest, which will include Bavarian food specials, traditional dress, and polka music. The band will play from 7-9:30 pm on Saturday, October 11th. Last year the same…