It was only a matter of time that Portland’s legendary Horse Brass Pub would have its history captured in a book. Local resident Bob Wright recently published, The Brass, capturing the birth and the continued growth of our beloved Horse Brass Pub.
On Wednesday, March 4th, Rogue Ales Public House & Distillery in Northwest Portland will host a special reading and book signing with Wright, author of the recently published book The Brass. Wright chronicles the story of how the iconic Horse Brass Pub came to be the birthplace of Portland’s internationally renowned craft beer culture. The book details a unique perspective of the pub’s growth through interviews with Don Younger, Fred Eckhardt, and Rogue’s own Jack Joyce and John Maier.
Beginning at 5:00 and lasting until 8:00pm, this free event will feature at a brief reading that will be followed by a Q&A session with the author. To make this event more appropriate, Younger’s Special Bitter will be on tap along with some free light snacks.
What is The Brass about? Here is a brief synopsis that Wright provided.
The Brass is the story of the birth and growth of a world-famous public house, the Horse Brass Pub in Portland, Oregon. This authentic pub, with deep British roots, became the cathedral of Oregon’s craft beer revolution and its publican, Don Younger, the archbishop. It is a warm place with real British soul where good companionship is the order of the day and the best beer on earth welcomes everyone. This pub has been twinned for nearly three decades with the Prince of Wales, an historic London pub near Wimbledon. This book is a Read More…
This post was written by D.J. Paul on February 27, 2015