EventsThree Creeks Brewing’s IPApril returns for Earth Day weekend

Each April for the past five years or so, Three Creeks Brewing highlights everyone’s favorite craft beer style for a weekend full of hops—IPApril! They typically feature eight to ten Oregon-brewed IPAs available on a taster tray, and drinkers can vote for their “Best of Show” favorite IPA. This year’s IPApril kicks … Continue reading

EventsThe inaugural Portland Farmhouse Weekend starts today

This April Fools’ weekend in Portland sees the first-ever Portland Farmhouse Weekend, anchored by the annual Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival which kicks off today, Friday the 31st, at Saraveza. This festival is in its fifth year, and the beer weekend additionally coordinates a number of farmhouse ale themed events around … Continue reading

EventsFeckin Brewery’s 2nd annual Irish Craft Ale Festival

Yesterday I posted about Portland-based Kells Brew Pub’s first Irish Beer Festival, taking place this weekend; as it turns out, over in Oregon City, Feckin Brewery will be hosting their second annual Irish Craft Ale Festival this weekend as well, kicking off on Friday (St. Patrick’s Day of course). The … Continue reading

EventsThe inaugural Irish Beer Festival kicks off on St. Patrick’s Day

Portland, Oregon’s Kells Brew Pub is hosting the new Irish Beer Festival this weekend, starting on Friday, March 17—St. Patrick’s Day. The event will feature Irish-style beers and ciders from a dozen regional breweries, and will take place in Kells’ parking lot under a heated tent. From the press release: … Continue reading

EventsPictures from yesterday’s Zwickelmania

The greater-Oregon Zwickelmania weekend took place yesterday, and it was a fun and successful day, as always. We hit all the stops that were on our list for this year, plus a few extras. Instead of a long writeup, this year I’m posting photos as the review. I will note … Continue reading

EventsMcMenamins Hillsdale Brewfest returns, February 25

This Saturday, February 25, the 24th annual Hillsdale Brewfest returns to McMenamins Hillsdale Brewery & Public House in Portland. This is McMenamins Battle of the Brews—special one-off beers from 22 of their breweries face off for a people’s choice with the winner earning the coveted championship belt. The winning brewery … Continue reading

EventsCascade Brewing’s annual Sour Fruit Fest returns

This Wednesday, February 22, Cascade Brewing‘s sixth annual Sour Fruit Fest returns to both the Cascade Barrel House and the Raccoon Lodge. It’s a nearly-week-long event as it will run through Sunday the 26th, from open to close. If you’ve wanted to sample a wide swath of the brewery’s offerings, … Continue reading