CouchTrippin’ To NOLA with Lagunitas Brewing at Doug Fir Lounge

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Lagunitas Brewing is traveling the United States and going CouchTrippin‘ all the way to New Orleans. This leg kicks off in Portland on Friday, September 19th at the always entertaining Doug Fir Lounge. Read More…

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The Wedge Returns on October 4th

The WedgeThe Wedge will make its annual return to Portland on Saturday, October 4th. Once again The Wedge will be held out in front of the Green Dragon with a VIP Hour beginning at 11:00am and general admission from Noon to 5:00pm. Read More…

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The Craft Beer Boom Discussion at The Green Dragon

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Over the coarse of the past 30 years the state of Oregon has been at the forefront of the craft beer revolution that is taking place across the globe. As of today there are 188 breweries that call Oregon home and this number seems to be growing every month.

With all of this growth there are also concerns on where the industry currently stands and what does the future hold. Is the industry near capacity? If not is there room for more breweries and pubs? And when will this so called bubble burst? Read More…

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CraftBeer.com’s 2014 Great American Beer Bars

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This past month CraftBeer.com asked its readers to vote for their favorite craft beer bars in their annual Great American Beer Bars competition. Eugene, Oregon’s The Bier Stein won top honors in the Pacific region and Portland’s APEX Bar and Seattle’s The Pine Box also finished in the region’s top 5 finalists. Read More…

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New Belgium Brewing Announces New President

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Ft. Collins, Colo. –  New Belgium Brewing is pleased to announce the promotion of long-time Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, Christine Perich, to the position of President. Perich, who started as CFO with New Belgium in 2004, has overseen all aspects of operations since 2009. Read More…

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This post was written by admin on September 15, 2014

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12 Bottle Bar Book: Meet the Authors

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Portland, OR – Ever thought about building your own home bar, but didn’t know where to start? The authors of the 12 Bottle Bar will be visiting Powell’s Bookstore on Hawthorne and Bazi Bierbrasserie on Thursday, September 18th starting at 7:30 PM. Read More…

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McMenamins Thundercone Fresh Hop Ale Hits Taps on September 19th

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The fresh hop beer releases continue to be hitting area draft lines. McMenamins is no exception as they announce the release of Thundercone Fresh Hop Ale on Friday, September 19th at all of their locations throughout Oregon and Washington. Read More…

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49th Annual Mount Angel Oktoberfest Returns Today For 4 Days

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For the past 48 years Mount Angel, Oregon has been hosting one of the finest Oktoberfest celebrations that the Pacific Northwest has seen. Today will mark the 49th Annual Mount Angel Oktoberfest that will take place through Sunday. Read More…

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Rogue Farms Hop Harvest Festival Sunday, September 14th

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Come join Rogue Farms on Sunday, September 14th in celebrating this year’s hop harvest. Rogue Farms will be celebrating the end of the 2014 Big Wave Hop Harvest with a celebration that will include live music, world-class brews, the company of friends, while visiting with local artisans. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on September 10, 2014

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Winners Announced in Beer Competition Brewed from Highly Purified Tualatin River Water

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Hillsboro, Ore. — Winners of the Pure Water Brew Competition – the first-ever challenge to home brewers to create the best tasting suds with water drawn from the Tualatin River – were announced Monday. The winning Pure Water Brew was a Vox Max Belgian created by Ted Assur. Read More…

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This post was written by admin on September 9, 2014

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