If you’ve ever home brewed, it’s always in the back of your mind: “Could I get a larger space with more equipment to brew large batches and actually sell beer?” Dylan Goldsmith from St. Helens-based Captured by Porches is doing exactly that. Starting out as a home brewing club in Portland, the brewer, through … [Read more...] about Brewer talk: Dylan Goldsmith, Captured by Porches
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Under perfect summer skies on the banks of the sparkling Willamette with Mt. Hood towering in the distance, 72 wildly wonderful beers will pour for the denizens of Beertopia and the folks who are lucky enough to visit here. It's the most perfect weekend of the summer, and following is a preview of how you're likely to … [Read more...] about Just another weekend in Beervana
DENVER - Oregon is still Beervana, at least in the eyes of the judges at the Great American Beer Festival. Over the weekend, 2400 beers from 450 breweries were judged in 69 style categories. Oregon brewers earned 14 of the 207 medals awarded, topping last year's medal take of eight. ----- The 25-year-old Great … [Read more...] about Oregon Brings Home the Gold, Silver and Bronze at Beer Festival
by Suds Sister There's a chill in the air, and with it, the predictable Portland rains have started. While we are not quite ready for winter warmers yet, we can ease into the season with Oktoberfest beers. Oktoberfest in Munich started last Saturday and will run until October 3rd. Six million people attend this … [Read more...] about Fall for Oktoberfest Beers
By Suds Sister I have a confession to make: I have grown to love what most people find repugnant. It's not as though I have a girly palate. I'm a hoppy girl at heart, swilling Imperial IPAs with enough IBUs to take the enamel off your teeth, slap you across the face and say, "I'm Rick James, bitch." Ballsy, … [Read more...] about Pucker up! – About Sour Beers