Tag Archives: Portland

Holiday Ale Festival

The Holiday Ale Festival up in Portland (Oregon) kicks off this week: from Wednesday, December 2nd through Sunday the 6th, Pioneer Courthouse Square will be overrun by beer seekers anxious to try out 50-plus wintertime beers. This is one of those festivals I’ve never been to (the timing isn’t so great for me) but I really want to go; in recent years this has grown to be one of the Oregon beer fests to attend. … Continue reading →

If I lived in Portland, I would totally go to these

Two beer events are taking place in Portland this weekend that sound like “must visits” for the beer lover. The Beer, Brats & Music Fest at Raccoon Lodge/Cascade Brewing. Live music, no cover charge, and some beers you’re not going to find anywhere else (guaranteed): Honey Moon, a honey-sweetened barrel-conditioned beer brewed in collaboration with the PDX Homebrewers Club; and Gose Summer Wheat, one of the very few commercially-brewed Gose beers I’ve heard of in … Continue reading →

Portland’s getting another new brewpub: Hobo Brewing

Jeff reports that Portland is getting yet another brewpub soon: Hobo Brewing. Hobo will be a microbrewery in the old sense–3.5 to five barrels. For the moment, Hobo only occupies the bottom floor, but they hope to be able to expand to the second floor in the future. I think I caught them pretty early in the process; they seem to be in full R&D mode, just exploring the types of beer they’ll brew. I … Continue reading →