Oregon State University has announced the acquisition of the papers of "the founding father of craft beer", Fred Eckhardt. The collection which dates back to the 1970's should be available by spring. Few in the brewing world had Eckhardt’s influence on the history of beer in Oregon and home brewing nationwide, and his collection covers a broad range of topics related to craft … [Read more...] about OSU Acquires Archives of Fred Eckhardt
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Breakside Brewery has announced that they will be opening a new brewpub in Northwest Portland. According to the press release, the 5,000 square foot space in the historic Slabtown district will open summer of 2016 at the corner of NW 22nd and Raleigh, next to the New Seasons Marketplace. Breakside’s new brewpub will create an estimated 75 new jobs and will include an outdoor … [Read more...] about Breakside Brewery to Open Slabtown Brewpub
McMenamins has announced the opening of a new bottle shop on NW 23rd Avenue. The newest venture, the 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop, will carry over 800 bottled craft beers, ciders, wines and spirits. The public opening will be on November 19th, 2015. Here is the official press release - 799 BOTTLES OF CRAFT BEER, CIDER & SPARKLING WINE ON THE WALL– McMenamins Opens … [Read more...] about McMenamins Opens Bottle Shop on NW 23rd
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 Pub - 8.4% of the voteBeer: Esquire listed Horse Brass as … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Beer Bar in Portland
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, they have a pub in Bend and Boise, along with a Bend Oregon … [Read more...] about 10 Barrel Brewing Opens PDX Brewpub