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What Does It Take to Pass the Ultimate Beer Test?

In a new book, Portland writer Lucy Burningham details her quest to become a Certified Cicerone. We asked how she passed a test harder than bar exams, what trends she loves, and why Portland's brew scene needs more women.

11/02/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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Wayfinder Beer (Finally) Opens

The minds behind Podnah’s Pit, Double Mountain, and Sizzle Pie launch a vast new lager-centric beer hall in industrial Southeast. Opening date is October 1.

09/28/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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Fresh Hops? This Weekend, Hood River’s Got ‘Em

The annual fresh hop beer festival has more than 75 brews this year. How to choose? Here are PoMo’s top five picks.

09/20/2016 By Ramona DeNies

BEER ME

Timbers Defender Liam Ridgewell Brewed a Beer

Ridgy's Royall Boat Beer will be available at Hopworks Urban Brewery starting Sunday, August 7.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail

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Could a Megabrew Merger Threaten Oregon Craft Beer?

Local brewers—and US Senator Jeff Merkley—rally against a potential union of the world's two biggest beer empires, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.

07/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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Deschutes Brewery Created a Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign

It's like Johnny Mnemonic except in Bend.

07/15/2016 By Marty Patail

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Hood River's Double Mountain Just Wants to Be Portland's Next Neighborhood Pub

The Gorge brewery is expanding to Woodstock this summer and bringing along its low-key vibe.

07/08/2016 By Marty Patail

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The Portland Pickles, Our Adorable Amateur Baseball Team, Have a Beer

Laurelwood Brewing throws out the first pitch.

06/24/2016 By Marty Patail

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Meet Rainier’s First New Beer in 20 Years

A post-Prohibition-style ale bottled in burly pounders? Pale Mountain Ale marks the iconic brewery's return to Washington state after 13 years in SoCal. Tagline: “It’s good to be home.”

06/17/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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Geeks Drinking: It's Portland Beer Week!

Eleven days of wonky workshops, bottle launches, chef collaborations, and really great poster art. So what if it's not technically a week—PBW can take all the time it needs.

06/10/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Lisa Dunn

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Public Coast Brewery Washes Up on Cannon Beach

A new Oregon coastal brewery emphasizes simple, clean ales.

06/10/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER ME

12 New Breweries That Got Us Like OMG

With six open right now—and another six set to launch soon—we are seriously about to lose control. (And we definitely like it.)

06/02/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Marty Patail

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Oregon City Is Now Home to a Great Microbrew Scene

In just three years, the town has gone from zero breweries to a quartet that hark back to the Beaver State’s early craft beer heyday.

05/19/2016 By Brian Yaeger

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The Ultimate Gluten-Free Beer Smackdown

Omission vs. Groundbreaker vs. Utah-based Uinta. We ranked these beers from best to worst.

05/18/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Marty Patail

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This Sunday, Widmer's Hefeweizen Turns 30 Years Old

The city of Portland is throwing a massive birthday party at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

05/13/2016 By Marty Patail

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Portland Breweries Clean Up at the 2016 World Beer Cup

Because of course we did.

05/09/2016 By Marty Patail

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Prost and Stammtisch Celebrate the 500th Birthday of the German Beer Purity Law

Owner Dan Hart tells us why the Reinheitsgebot still matters.

04/21/2016 By Marty Patail

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Deschutes Brewery Announces East Coast Expansion in Roanoke, Virginia

Not be to be confused with that settlement in North Carolina where all those colonists disappeared.

03/22/2016 By Marty Patail

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Stout Month Returns, Acadia Celebrates Mardi Gras, and More Portland Food Events

... including traditional song and dance at Las Primas, Base Camp's Collabofest, and a Korean bo ssam pop-up from Meadowlark.

01/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler