Press Release: Portland, OR – The Commons Brewery will be releasing their next seasonal on Monday, July 14th at Belmont Station during their annual Puckerfest, a celebration of sour, wild and funky beers. Biere Royale, modeled after the french cocktail Kir Royale, is a sour ale with black currants. First brewed as a popul
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For those of us in the western region of the Pacific Northwest we sometimes take it for granted the quantity of great craft beer that’s available to us. As you move further east this is not always the norm. However in more recent years the quantity and the quality of craft breweries keeps increasing in […]
Saraveza and The Hop & Vine will once again host their annual “Fire & Brimstone” event. Now in its fourth year, this year’s event will be held a bit earlier than in past years. The two landmark beer-centric bars on North Killingsworth will be playing dual-host on Saturday, July 26th & Sunday, July 27th
Now in its 13th year, the McMenamins Roadhouse Brewfest is fast approaching. Held every year out at their impressive Cornelius Pass Roadhouse property in Hillsboro, this festival will take on a few changes when the festival takes place on Saturday, July 19th. July is Oregon Craft Beer Month, so this year McMenamins has exte
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. Hope Family Wines has sent Harvester
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
Sierra Nevada Brewing’s new collaborative 12 pack, Beer Camp Across America, has been garnering a lot of buzz in the brewing industry. Earlier this year, the Chico, California based brewery announced that they would be partnering with 12 highly respected breweries from across the country to create a mixed 12 pack that
Eight years ago Belmont Station took a chance and hosted and event that showcased beers that were a bit more sour than most. Since this time sour ales have gained in popularity, especially in the beer-centric crowd. The week long Puckerfest 8 is a celebration of sour, wild and funky beers and kicks off this […]
Press Release: Paso Robles, CA: The third and final bottled release of Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s barrel-aged Double DBA begins on July 12, setting the stage for an as-yet-unchosen replacement next year. “The 2014 Double DBA is a big and complex beer that still offers the balance and drinkability that are the ha
Press Release: Brewers from the Corvallis and Albany area will gather on Saturday, July 26th from 12-9pm for a community picnic hosted by Cornelius Orchard & Farm and organized by Corvallis Craft Beer Association. Picnic festivities include beverages from Corvallis area breweries, local food vendors, live music, lawn ga
Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 2014) – Crisis. What Crisis? This July, 21st Amendment Brewery co-founders Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan are breaking out of Alcatraz – again – for the newest release of their Hop Crisis Imperial IPA. A few years ago, when hop prices shot through the roof and many brewers w
Press Release: Hood River, Oregon – July is Oregon Craft Beer Month and to celebrate Full Sail Brewing will release Brewer’s Share “Farias Clara Helles Lager” crafted by Brewer Francisco Farias Martinez. The beer is available on draft and in 22 oz bottles through September. This style of beer was Francisco’s fir
With our nation’s Independence day taking place tomorrow many will be out celebrating the entire 3-day weekend. To help continue our 4th of July celebration, Hood River’s Double Mountain Brewery will be closing down the street out in front of their brewery and taproom for blues, beer, and family fun on Sunday, J
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. Ex Novo was founded by Joel Gregory.
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. T
Portland, OR – June 30, 2014 – The second annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC), sponsored by Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider, announced the winner of the cup and medalists. Held on June 22, 2014, the day was huge success with 53 entries among 16 cider producers. The Cup went to newcomer Apple Bandit for their
Now in its third year, Brews for New Avenues is gearing up for their annual fundraiser for New Avenues for Youth that will take place on Saturday, September 6th from 5:00 to 10:30pm. This year organizers have secured a new, more elegant space at the Leftbank Annex, across the street from Upright Brewing. General admission [
Its hard to believe that today is July 1st and along with this arrival the first day of Oregon Craft Beer Month. We are also just 3 weeks away from the kickoff to the Oregon Brewers Festival that takes place from July 23rd to 27th. This year OBF organizers are hosting “Bridging Cities: One Beer [...]
Just in time to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day, The Commons Brewery will release Trillium on Thursday, July 3rd. Trillium is a new sour farmhouse ale brewed as part of the Beetje Series and will be released only at the brewery Tasting Room beginning at 5:00pm. Trillium is a dry hopped blend of wine barrel [..
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 str
With the recent trend over the past 5 years in American craft brewing, sour and wild beers have become an increasing and enticing segment in today’s craft brewing scene. And this popularity isn’t only involving professional brewers, homebrewers too like to experiment with these new found techniques from the Euro
Double Mounting Brewery & Taproom will be teaming up with Northwest Rafting Company for the return of their 5th Brews with Views trip down the scenic Rogue River. This 4 day and 3 night raft trip will take place from September 11 to 14, 2014. This unique opportunity to raft down the Rogue River alongside [...]
Returning tonight to the Esquire Network is Season Two of BREW DOGS. James Watt and Martin Dickie, founders of the UK’s fastest growing brewery, BrewDog, return to create more craft beer anarchy when season two of BREW DOGS premieres tonight, Wednesday, June 25 at 9/8c. This new season will take the Brew Dogs to 10 [.
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. This
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. Located in Sou
Bend’s Deschutes Brewery, the 6th largest craft brewer in the United States, turns 26 later this week and will celebrate this milestone all day on Friday, June 27th. The celebration will take place at both Deschutes Public Houses in Portland and Bend from 11:00am until 11:00pm. To ring in their 26th year in business,
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 s
It has been two years since Crux Fermentation Project opened their doors to the public and celebrated their first Cruxaplaooza. Now in its third installment, Cruxapalooza III takes place this Saturday, June 28th from 11:30am to 10:30pm at their brewery in Bend, Oregon. The festival is free and open to all ages! Saturday wil
Press Release: Paso Robles, CA: The world of Wookey Jack is about to get woolier with the release of Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s acclaimed black rye IPA in a new 12-ounce four-pack format. “The original 22-ounce Wookey Jack can be challenging for one person to take down, but at least you can see it coming,” [..
The Hillsboro Hops started their 2014 campaign and are off to a hot start. They’re currently sitting atop the standings in Northwest League South division. Of course with a team name of the Hops, they have their very own beer, Long Ball Ale brewed by BridgePort Brewing. On Saturday, June 21st, BridgePort is hosting a