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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…

Pioneer Portland craft brewer moves to Bend and Deschutes Brewery

I had my first Portland-brewed IPA with Karl Ockert 20 years ago, when he was BridgePort’s brewmaster, and he’s been a friend and a valuable industy contact ever since. Portland won’t be the same without him. But the new gig as director of brewi…

Oregon’s craft beer boom: join us for a panel discussion Sept. 23

More than 30 years ago, Oregon started a craft beer revolution. Today, 188 breweries call it home – and counting. But beer fans and industry people alike are beginning to wonder there if there is a limit to just how many breweries and pubs one f…