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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 &…

Carlsberg will close historic Tetley’s Yorkshire brewery

This is sad…from The Guardian The brewery is the last major industry in an area of prime office and residential development land close to the river Aire Martin Wainwright guardian.co.uk, Wednesday November 05 2008 12.55 GMT One of Britain’s best-known…

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…

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…

Produce Row’s 30th Birthday, it’s a family thang…

Founders, friends, family, musicians…they all showed for Produce Row’s 30th on Saturday, which featured live music by Slicer and others, and a ten-foot-long butcher paper card to hold all the reminiscences and stories… Saturday’s 30th birthday at Produce Row Cafe…

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,…

Where Beervana Began: Pro Row turns 30 Oct. 18th

Thirty years ago, Mike McMenamin sold seven of his employees the Produce Row Cafe and went off to start a wine distributorship and, after that tanked, an empire. The new owners of Produce Row (incorporated under the name Funhogs,…

Full Sail toasts 21 years

Full Sail founder Irene Firmat leads the crowd at the Pilsner Room in a toast to Full Sail’s 21st year Wednesday night at the Pilsner Room. … wherin I had four of the best beers in a row that…

Wednesday: Toasting Full Sail’s 21st,

A beautiful label, and every one applied by hand, says Full Sail’s Sandra Evans… Celebrate Full Sail Brewing’s majority with founders Irene Firmat and Jamie Emmerson and Portland brewmaster John Harris. Their birthday doppelbock, 21, has lagered for 12…

Oktoberfest at Max’s Fanno Creek Brew Pub Friday and Saturday

Two centuries ago and 5,400 miles to the east, Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese got married in a meadow near Munich and invited all of Bavaria to celebrate with feasting, music, horse races, dancing and beer drinking. That party goes…