McMenamins Celebrates Oregon Craft Beer Month

McMenamins

With Oregon Craft Beer Month chugging along Oregon’s brewpub pioneers, McMenamins, has just completed a video that showcases their brewing philosophy. This video features many of their brewers including 23 year McMenamins veteran Rob Vallance along with Jen Kent, Mike “Curly” White, Drew Phillips, and Bruce Loux as they discuss their brewing process in which they develop their craft beers. Read More…

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27th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival Begins This Week!

OBF 2014

 

Hey all, we here at Brewpublic just wanted to remind you that the 27th annual Oregon Brewers Festival is just three days away! This year’s event will take place July 23 – 27 at Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. Event hours are Noon to 9pm Wednesday through Saturday and Noon to 7pm Sunday. Read More…

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Harvester Brewing To Seek New Brewery Name

Harvester Brewing

Portland’s gluten-free and multiple award winning brewery, Harvester Brewing, is seeking a new name for their brewery. This name change is not by the choosing of Harvester Brewing’s owners but from a legal spat with Hope Family Wines, a Paso Robles, California wine company. Read More…

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Assist Belmont Station In Becoming “Keepers of the Craft”

Belmont Station (photo courtesy of their Facebook page)

Our friends at Belmont Station need some assistance from all of us. They have been nominated among to the top beer bars in DRAFT Magazine’s “Keepers of the Craft” contest. This contest is designed to honor premiere beer bars across the country in their handling of beer, respecting beer, proper glassware and overall beer knowledge. Read More…

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Portland’s Latest Brewery, Ex Novo Brewing

Outside of Ex Novo Brewing

Portland’s latest brewery, Ex Novo Brewing Company, will open its doors to the public beginning today, July 2nd. This non-profit brewery’s grand opening celebration will be from 5:00 until 11:00pm today. The celebration will feature their three new beers, food trucks and live music. Read More…

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Ninkasi Brewing Launches the Ninkasi Space Program

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Always known for pushing the envelope with their brewing, Ninkasi Brewing will now launch an entirely new venture that will take them out of this world. Ninkasi is now partnering with the amateur rocketeer group CSXT (Civilian Space eXploration Team) and will be sending 16 strains of brewer’s yeast up into space. The goal is that the yeast returns to Earth healthy and ready to brew a beer with. Read More…

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Tap That Opens In Laurelhurst Neighborhood

Tap That PDX

Portland’s Laurelhurst neighborhood is now home to the area’s newest beer bar. Tap That opened their doors last week in the former space that housed the Coalition Brew Pub.

As was mentioned on Brewpublic last month, fans of Coalition Brewing need not worry, they are still brewing their tasty brews across the street at their production brewery and decided to get out of the pub business to concentrate on this aspect of their business. Read More…

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Zymurgy Magazine’s Best Commercial Beers In America

Pliny the Elder

Press Release:

Boulder, CO – The American Homebrewers Association’s (AHA) members like their beers bitter and voted Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder the “Best Commercial Beer in America” for the sixth year running. The poll is conducted annually by Zymurgy magazine—the journal of the AHA. Read More…

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Baerlic Brewing’s Grand Opening

Baerlic Brewing Grand Opening Poster

Portland’s newest brewery, Baerlic Brewing Company, hosts its official grand opening this Saturday, June 28th, from 4:00 to 10:00pm. Baerlic will launch their five beer standard lineup along with 4 to 6 specialty beers brewed with fruit, coffee, bourbon, cocoa nibs, and beechwood throughout the evening. Read More…

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Brannon’s Pub and Brewery To Open In Beaverton

Brannons Pub & Brewery

Finally the underserved craft beer area of Beaverton, Oregon will see their first brewpub later this year. Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is currently renovating a 10,000 square foot building that will house their pub and brewery adjacent to the Beaverton Round. The once financially doomed Beaverton Round has been seeing some recent development and Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is expected to assist in continuing this trend.

Brannon’s Pub and Brewery is founded by Oregon native Kevin Brannon, one that has a history in the beginnings of the craft beer movement here in the United States. Read More…

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