Tag Archives: Portland

#pdxbeergeeks first anniversary today!

I almost missed this the first time around, but today the PDX Beer Geeks are celebrating their first anniversary! They’ll be having their party at the EastBurn from 4 to 10pm and it’s going to be a lot of fun. Here’s the press release: Just one year ago, during Oregon Craft Beer Month, a couple of beery people met up over beers during Belmont Station’s Puckerfest. After an hour or so of hearty laughter and … Continue reading →

Weekend in review: Portland at the end of June

This past final weekend of June we headed up to Portland for a family trip, and while it wasn’t ostensibly about beer, there were still a few beery opportunities to be found (it is Portland, after all!). We had lunch with a friend at Hopworks Urban Brewery (just as good as before—see my review here from a couple years ago) and in addition to getting to try the “Fight for your Rye’t” (brewed for Portland … Continue reading →

North American Organic Brewers Festival

June is pretty much the start of beer festival season here in Oregon, with multiple fests and events going on throughout the summer. And next week, the final weekend of June, the 8th annual North American Organic Brewers Festival is taking place in Portland. Two of Portland’s beloved industries – organic beer and sustainability – come together in an annual celebration designed to raise awareness about organic beer and sustainable living. We serve up organic … Continue reading →

Portland Beer Week 2012 announced

This year’s Portland Beer Week is taking place June 7 through 17 (two months earlier than last year’s August debut) and the official press release/announcement was sent out the other day. Notable this year is the brewing of an official beer for Portland Beer Week, an “India Red Lager” collaboration brew between Deschutes Brewery (Portland Pub) and Hopworks Urban Brewery; and there are many other events lined up as well. It should be a good … Continue reading →

Portland Beer Week

It was bound to happen: Portland Beer Week! It joins all the other beer weeks that have been popping up across the U.S., and with Eugene Beer Week and Medford Beer Weeks adds to the inevitable rise of Oregon-based beer weeks—along with the upcoming Corvallis Beer Week (via The New School). From the 19th through the 28th (neatly coinciding with the Beer Bloggers Conference this weekend), Portland will be awash in a ton of special … Continue reading →