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

Beer Guide 2017: Hazy Future?

Why Portland Is Going Wild for Hazy IPAs

Our beloved West Coast IPAs face something they’ve never had before: competition.

06/12/2017 By Lucy Burningham

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

BEST BEER

A Portland Beer Expert Shares Lessons from Belgium

Studying to become a "Certified Cicerone"—the beer equivalent of a sommelier—Lucy Burningham takes notes for local brewers.

06/22/2015 By Lucy Burningham

OREGON BEER GUIDE

Mapping Beervana’s History [Infographic]

Like any civilization, our city of beer can get complicated. Here’s a guide to its founders and the paths they paved.

07/01/2013 By Lucy Burningham

Local Royalty

Hollywood Knights

Phil Knight famously made a fortune as a founder of Nike. Now the shoe king and his son Travis are vying for a foothold in the super-competitive world of filmmaking with a cartoon girl named Coraline.

07/24/2012 By Tom McNichol

Mudroom

Adams & Eden

Sam Adams pulls up his deepest roots in his latest beautification project.

04/27/2012 By Lucy Burningham

Desirables

Schoolhouse Rocks

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.'s new Northwest digs offers more than light.

01/08/2012 By Kristin Belz

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2011

Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants become Amer

10/14/2011 By Lucy Burningham

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Reaching Higher Ground

Add height to your garden or outdoor entertaining space by building a freestanding trellis. Learn how with our easy guide to smart, long-lasting design.

05/27/2010 By Lucy Burningham

Hit List

iPhone Home

Local iPhone apps help you find the beer at pubs, savings at restaurants and shops, recipes, and bus schedules.

08/18/2009 By Lucy Burningham

Burgers

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

07/20/2009 With Martha Calhoon, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell

Pedicabs

Spoke City

Pedal-powered taxis compete to sweep shoppers off their tired feet.

05/19/2009 By Lucy Burningham

RECIPE

Champagne of Fruits

Champagne Mangoes with Sticky Rice: Grocery-store mangoes can be stringy and flavorless, but not this bright orange, toothsome jewel.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann