Summer Beer 2019

The Best Beers of Summer

Beer season is heating up again, with brews dominating every patio, campsite, and park cookout. Here's your guide to suds season.

06/25/2019 Edited by Marty Patail

Top Stories

Feature

Is Oregon Addicted to the Lottery?

Oregonians forked over $12 billion last year on slim chances to win big. Here’s how our state lottery plans to keep feeding that habit.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Sweet Spot

Is Portland the Vegan Ice Cream Capital of America?

Portland makes a serious case for #1.

06/25/2019 By Karen Brooks

True Crime

A Beloved Culinary Instructor Was Murdered. What Happened Next Was Stranger Than Fiction.

The plot seemed pulled straight from a bad romance novel, but friends and family are left wondering: why did Dan Brophy die?

05/31/2019 By Ciara O'Rourke

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Essentials

12 Things to See and Do in Portland: July 2019

Pussy Riot masks, sandwich sculptures, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and sketch comedy galore—here’s what you can’t miss this month.

06/25/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Street Art

Could the Industrial East Side Become Portland’s Mural District?

Fresh paint is coming to a viaduct near you.

06/25/2019 By Sam Pape

Books

Molly Gloss’s New Short Story Collection Takes On Elvis, Earthquakes, and Space Rangers

Unforeseen, out July 16, assembles 17 engrossing tales by the longtime Portland author.

06/25/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Eat & Drink

Summer Beer 2019

The Best Beers of Summer

Beer season is heating up again, with brews dominating every patio, campsite, and park cookout. Here's your guide to suds season.

06/25/2019 Edited by Marty Patail

Neighborhood Eats

Foster-Powell’s Food Scene Is Finally on the Map

The busy, auto-shop-studded triangle between Lents and Woodstock, is having a food renaissance.

06/25/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Summer Beer: The Picks

The 25 Best Beers to Drink This Summer

We asked five Portland brewers, cicerones, and other insiders to choose the 25 best summer beers.

06/25/2019 By Holly Amlin, Lucy Burningham, Whitney Burnside, Natasha Godard, and Lee Hedgmon Photography by Michael Novak and Brian Breneman

Summer Beer: New Breweries

The 6 Best New Portland Breweries

The freshest spots for summer sips—plus, 4 upcoming breweries we can't wait for.

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby and Marty Patail

Summer Beer: Design

Can You Judge a Beer By Its Label?

Portland Monthly's deputy art director says yes, you can.

06/25/2019 By Brian Breneman

Summer Beer: Great Dane

Why Internationally Renowned Beermaker Mikkeller Opened a Pop-Up Brewery on East Burnside

“It’s funny to build something that you know will be gone in seven months."

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Summer Beer: Trends

Have We Reached Peak Beer?

Some of Portland’s foundational breweries are kicking the bucket. Maybe they're just doing it wrong.

06/25/2019 By Jason Notte

Summer Beer: Essay

Portland Women Love Craft Beer. Why Doesn’t It Love Them Back?

Brews aren’t just for beardy types, and Beervana—of all places—should know that.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

The Shakedown

IPA... Why Does Portland Love It So?

A hard look at Oregon’s signature craft brew

06/25/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff

Word of Mouth

Marshall’s Haute Sauce Bottles the Farmers Market

The first week of every month the Marshalls offer a new, fresh condiment of uncommon deliciousness.

06/25/2019 By Karen Brooks

Savor

How to Make Mama Bird’s Beautifully Brined Grilled Chicken

A new, healthy-ish eatery in Northwest Portland promises grilled thrills, plain and simple.

06/25/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Sweet Spot

Is Portland the Vegan Ice Cream Capital of America?

Portland makes a serious case for #1.

06/25/2019 By Karen Brooks

Editor's Note

One Editor's Adventures in Homebrewing

Raise a pint to the professional brewers, Portland. They deserve it.

06/25/2019 By Marty Patail

News & City Life

Feature

Is Oregon Addicted to the Lottery?

Oregonians forked over $12 billion last year on slim chances to win big. Here’s how our state lottery plans to keep feeding that habit.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Community Report

These 4 Nonprofits Are Fighting Homelessness One Meal, Bed, or Trash Bag at a Time

When it comes to tackling homelessness, bigger is not always better.

06/25/2019 By Fiona McCann

Community Report

We Know How to Solve Homelessness in Portland. What’s Stopping Us?

“These are not intractable problems. They can be solved.”

06/25/2019 By Fiona McCann

Twisted Citrus

Is Venture Capital–Backed Imperfect Produce Squeezing Portland’s Small Farmers?

Local CSAs say the company has a transparency problem.

06/25/2019 By Seth Lorinczi

History

125 Years Ago, Hundreds of Climbers Undertook a Mass Ascent of Mount Hood

And on the summit, they founded the Mazamas alpine club.

06/25/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Lube News

This Portland Company Wants to Make Sex Look Like More Fun

Out with the bondage vibes—unless that's your thing, which is totally cool.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

PDX Index

12 Things That Are Banned in the Beaver State

You already know Oregon law frowns on certain fireworks. But sky lanterns and pet leopards?

06/25/2019 By Kelly Clarke

News

In 1999, a Wolf Named Freedom Came to Oregon. We’re Still Fighting Over Her.

The apex predator is a lightning rod for conservationists and ranchers.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

True Crime

A Beloved Culinary Instructor Was Murdered. What Happened Next Was Stranger Than Fiction.

The plot seemed pulled straight from a bad romance novel, but friends and family are left wondering: why did Dan Brophy die?

05/31/2019 By Ciara O'Rourke

Travel & Outdoors

Direct Flight

Chicago’s North Loop Is a Paradise of Arty Parks and Dipped Beef

Casual eats, meet cultural treats.

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby