Archive for October, 2014

Is that Portland on the cover of this week’s New Yorker?

Maybe, though the cover stands alone without an accompanying story, so it could be about the latest/greatest/hippest New York beer spot…but there is a lot of flannel and ink in Peter de Seve’s cover art, isn’t there? It could well be a gently …

Craft brewers love Hallowe’en and pumpkin beers; Portland beer events for the week of Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

Anyone who can’t find a pumpkin beer or a Hallowe’en party in town tonight isn’t looking very hard!

Rogue, Columbia & mystery donor honor Jack Joyce with three new $10K Oregon beer scholarships

Oregon’s brewing community knows the value of trained brewers, which is why Columbia Distributing, Rogue and an anonymous Oregon brewer donated $10,000 each to create the first Jack Joyce scholarships.

Celebrate Saturday: Portland’s legendary Horse Brass Pub turns 38

Portland’s world-famous pub celebrates its birthday with food specials, live music and beer: this year’s anniversary ale was brewed by Oregon brewing legend John Harris, who just celebrated his first anniversary at Ecliptic Brewing.

10-30-14 Scaling Up with Rare Form

Kevin Mullen of Rare Form Brewing in Troy, New York, talks about working with homebrewers to bring their recipes to life on a larger scale.

December’s Holiday Ale Fest features more than 50 great seasonal craft beers & ciders: here’s the list.

You’ve got a bit more than a month to get your tastebuds ready for the Holiday Ale Festival and its 50-plus big, bold beers: here’s the list.

Fat Head’s Brewery, a big new restaurant/pub, will soon join Portland’s thriving beer scene

Cleveland-based Fat Head’s Brewery opens a branch in the Pearl next Monday, and Portland’s thriving beer scene is the better for it.

Old Town Brewing’s new Portland beer celebrates "Grimm," benefits Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Grimm fans can enjoy Old Town’s Wesen Weizen, a specialty beer brewed as a tribute to the show, and every pint sold helps kids and families at Doernbecher Hospital.

Viva Knievel! My top five Portland beer events for the week

Baerlic’s Evel Knievel tribute tops my top-five list this week, but there’s lots more to do— and sample — here in Beervana.

Cooperation, not competition: Brit brewer teams with craft brewers to revive ailing English pubs

The traditional English pub has fallen on hard times, but a Leicestershire brewer is teaming with Brit craft brewers to revive ailing alehouses.