Lompoc announces the closing of the Brewery, 5th Quadrant, and Sidebar. This is yet another in the number of breweries or brewpubs that have closed within the last few years.It is with great sadness that we announce that Lompoc Brewing is closing up shop after 23 years in business. The closure includes the brewery, as well as 5th Quadrant and Sidebar, its two pubs on North … [Read more...] about All Lompoc Brewing Locations Closing
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A press release today brings notice of a second closure to hit the Portland beer scene. In late January Widmer Brothers closed their tap room which had been in business since 1996. Now comes news of the complete closure of Bridgeport operations. The last day of service will be March 10th.From the press release - Dear Friends of BridgePort,Today we unfortunately … [Read more...] about BridgePort Brewing Closes
Lompoc Brewing has announced the closure of its Hedge House location at 3412 SE Division St. The final day will be Tuesday, Nov. 28. Owner Jerry Fechter gave the following statement. "We’d like to thank our staff, customers, friends, family, and vendors for your support over the last 14 years. We are so proud of our team, some of whom have worked here for nearly a dozen years, … [Read more...] about Lompoc Brewing to close Hedge House Pub
Oregon breweries claimed a total of 17 medals at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) held October 5-7, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.From the press release - Oregon Breweries brought home 7 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 7 bronze medals. The Portland Metro area won 8 medals, Central Oregon won 4 medals, the Willamette Valley won 3 medals and Mt. Hood/The Gorge won 2 … [Read more...] about Oregon Breweries Win 17 Medals at The 2017 Great American Beer Festival
The Results for the 2017 Best Cocktail Bar in Portland are surprising. Teardrop Lounge, which has topped this list every year other than 2011 suddenly dropped to number four. In its place, the next top choices all bumped up one. New this year: Mint/820, Laurelhurst Market, The Driftwood Room, and Bible Club. If you are into cocktails or planning the ultimate bar crawl, these … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Cocktail Bar in Portland