First Impressions

Ambitious Wayfinder Beer Is a Work in Progress

The cozy new beer hall and meat den is still figuring it out.

12/20/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Winter Relaxation: For What Ales You

Six-Grain Whiskey to Salted Caramel Stout, 5 Northwest Winter Warmers

Best sipped slowly by an open fire.

12/20/2016 By Kelly Clarke and Marty Patail

Roundup

A Taste Test of Oregon’s Top Hard Ciders

We sampled 36 locally made bottles to find the very best.

12/06/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Beer Me

Want to Go to Astoria's Dark Arts Festival? Get on That Now.

February is Stout Month, and Fort George Brewery's insanely popular mid-month block party can sell out within weeks. Heads up—tickets are already on sale.

11/23/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Wise Up: Get Cooking

6 Places in Portland to Up Your Kitchen IQ

Knife sharpening to cocktail making to pig butchery, here are the city’s best spots to build your kitchen skills.

11/14/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Beer Me

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

Fright Time

Scary Good: 11 Tricked-Out Ways to Spend Halloween in Portland

From haunted curds to graveyard tours, we bag our favorite local Halloween events.

10/17/2016 By Webb Wright

Beer Me

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

Beer Me

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

Bier Me

Oktoberfest in Portland: 2016 Edition

We won’t bore you with all the lederhosen-wearing, stein-raising, oompah-playing details. You know what time it is.

09/13/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Beer Me

Everything's Better with Beer—Even Running

The determinedly mellow Oregon Brewery Running series starts this fall.

08/11/2016 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

Beer Me

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

BEER ME

Deschutes Brewery Created a Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign

It's like Johnny Mnemonic except in Bend.

07/15/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER

In the Heart of Wine Country, This Newberg Brewery Crafts Hyperlocal Wild Ales

Think you know farmhouse ales? At Wolves & People, think again.

07/12/2016 By Ramona DeNies

WEEKLY PLANNER

Breakside Brewery Hosts a Luau, Riesling Invades the City, and More Portland Food Events

… including this year’s Chef in My Garden dinners, a Beast/Han Oak collaboration, and a posthumous book tour from the late, great Marcella Hazan.

07/11/2016 By Michelle Porter

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: The Widmer Brothers Talk 20-Plus Years of Brewing—and Correct Your Pronunciation of "Hefe"

In 1986, Kurt and Rob Widmer dropped off their first keg of wheat beer at a small Portland bar. That Hefeweizen would go on to become one of America's most iconic brews. The brothers reminisce about how it all came to be, and tell us what might be next.

07/11/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER ME

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

BEER ME

America's Brew Isn't Budweiser's America. These Are the People's Beers.

Anheuser-Busch relabeled its cans "America." But the Belgium-based macro has nothing on these small-batch suds—many of them made right here in Oregon.

07/01/2016 By Ramona DeNies

BEER ME

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

Laurelwood Brewing throws out the first pitch.

06/24/2016 By Marty Patail