News Stories Relating Specifically to Beer

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Reader Survey 2015: Best Beer Bar in Portland

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Just in time for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference, the survey results for the Best Beer Bar in Portland are in! This year we see the usual suspects; just the order has changed. I'm glad to see Horse Brass on top, and am happy to see relative newcomer Stammtisch make the list. 1190 votes cast: 1. Horse Brass … [Read more...]

10 Barrel Brewing Opens PDX Brewpub

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I was just looking at this space the other day, wondering when it was going to open, and now comes the announcement. 10 Barrel fans rejoice! It seems there are many of you, as I got quite a few scathing emails a few months back, because I said I'd never heard of them. It seems I was "stupid" and "out of touch". Anyway, … [Read more...]

SipSnapp Guides You Through Beer Lists

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Beer is not my strong point. I can  find my way through a wine or cocktail list without too many problems, but am usually lost when I am craving a beer. Now, a new smart phone application called SipSnapp helps guide you through the process of choosing a beer you will like from the list of available options. The app … [Read more...]

Widmer Pub Temporarily Closing for Remodel


Widmer Brothers Pub has announced they will be temporarily closing their restaurant located on North Russell Street, March 17th and March 24th through 27th. The remodel is part of a series of initiatives to celebrate the brewery’s 30th Anniversary. Beyond a major cosmetic renovation – one that hasn’t been done since … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Beer Bar in Portland

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The results have shuffled in the 2013 vote for Best Beer Bar in Portland Oregon. When I was in college, a nearby restaurant which went by the unfortunate nickname of "The Refectory" which was immediately renamed "The Rat Factory" by students - for good reason, had a list of 150 beers (I think that was the number). When … [Read more...]

Two Events Benefit Dogs and More!


As a dog lover, a couple of events coming up this summer have caught my eye. The first is the "Canines Uncorked" License to Taste Passport and Wine Tour, which benefits the Oregon Humane Society. The event features complimentary wine tastings and activities for dog owners and their pets at more than a dozen … [Read more...]