Twelve Oregon breweries have won awards at the 2012 World Beer Cup, held by the Craft Brewers Conference. In blind taste tests by judges from all over the world, beers from 799 breweries from 45 countries were tasted. Considering all the competition, Oregon did quite well, taking the following awards: Category 1: American-Style Wheat Beer, 23 Entries Gold: Wagon Box Wheat, … [Read more...] about Portland Takes Six Awards in World Beer Cup for a Statewide Total of 12
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The Portland selection of bottle shops is growing every year! Here is a guide By Lucy Burningham <updated 7.22 - hours, selection, add 2nd John's location, remove Abbey Bottle Shop >Every city should have a few great bottle shops, especially if that city is known for beer. In my opinion, Portland needs more neighborhood bottle shops; there’s something special about … [Read more...] about Guide to Portland’s Best Beer Shops
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 inventiveness, sheer beer knowledge and good ol’ Craigslist, has … [Read more...] about Brewer talk: Dylan Goldsmith, Captured by Porches
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 spend it.Now 21 years old, our Oregon Brewer's Festival … [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 American Beer Festival (GABF) is really two events: a brewing … [Read more...] about Oregon Brings Home the Gold, Silver and Bronze at Beer Festival