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The Commons Brewery: new space likely opens today

If the city checks off on final inspection, the Commons Brewery will be open for business this afternoon, Thursday March 26, at its new location on the corner of Southeast Belmont Street and Seventh Avenue.

A Beervana success story: The Commons Brewery turns three on the verge of another expansion

Just five years ago, Mike Wright was brewing in his spare time on a one-barrel system in his garage. In 2011 he took the plunge and bought a bigger system, leased commercial space and hired a crew (and soon enough quit his day job) to start The …

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…