Drink Locally

Drinking Days Ahead

Lots of local brews and some exceptional eats usher in the holidays.

11/08/2012 By Meaghan Morawski

Charity Events

Bidding for Beers

The brewing community chips in for charity.

10/02/2012 By John Chandler


Gotta Growl

Are you a Portlander? When you drink beer, is it from a local microbrewery? Then you need a growler.

09/30/2012 By Kristin Belz

Beer Bulletin

The Fresh-Hop Phenomenon

Experience the vibrant taste of a beer right off the vine!

09/24/2012 By John Chandler and Meaghan Morawski


Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of the area's top upcoming food and drink events, including winery harvest events around the Willamette Valley and the Hood River Hops Fest.

09/24/2012 By Allison Jones


The New Brew

Portland now boasts a whopping 51 breweries ... and counting. Here’s a look at the latest crop.

09/20/2012 By Brian Yaeger


A Splash of Autumn

September is loaded with opportunities to drink, dance, and learn.

09/12/2012 By John Chandler With Meaghan Morawski


Slide Show: Hopped up on Hood



Fresh Fall Beers

This month’s shopping list


Welcome to…


This month's issue of Portland Monthly is dedicated to beer. You love beer? Great! We do too, and we've spent countless hours and sleepless nights knocking back pint after pint in order to provide you with the quality beer information that you deserve. Ti

08/20/2012 Edited by Brian Barker


Best Beers

Portland Monthly, through dedicated, exhaustive, unrelenting research, has selected and refined a list of Oregon's best brews. Maybe you agree, maybe you disagree. Either way, we love beer, and we love you. This one's for you, Portland!

08/20/2012 With Brian Barker By John Chandler


Taste of Beervana

Portland Monthly's selection of can’t-miss beer hot spots and why we like 'em. From Saraveza in North Portland to the Horse Brass Pub in Southeast, each location has made it to four-star "special lady" status in our little black book of bars.

08/20/2012 By Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie


Ask a Beer Geek

Three quick but helpful questions to steer your summer beer ingestion.

08/20/2012 By Christian DeBenedetti and Emma Hall


Choosing the Right Glass

Ever been confused about which glass is meant for which beer? You're not the only one. Take a look at Portland Monthly's helpful guide, and transition from out-of-the-bottle-alchy to trained beer connoisseur.

08/20/2012 By Chris Bailey


In the Beginning…

Starting with 1852, the year Portland's first brewery was founded, and ending with 2010, Portland Monthly has compiled a handy little time line charting Oregon's beer history through the ages.



Summer Stock

Ten less-filling brews that deserve a spot in your fridge this summer.

06/22/2012 By John Chandler

Beer Bulletin

Live Drinking: Single Hop Fest

Small beer gathering pours hop knowledge.

06/04/2012 By Sara Gates

Beer Bulletin

Beer and Circuses

Oregon Brewers Fest is over but there are plenty more pours in store



Beer Meets Grill

Because fine food and craft beer constitute the latest culinary dream team, we asked three local brewers to share their favorite BBQ recipes—and explain which summer brew will best accompany their dish of choice.

06/24/2011 By John Chandler


Hopped up on Hood

Best Ski-town Microbrews