Jeff Alworth, author of The Beer Bible, updates us on the Portland, OR beer scene
Eastside Distilling Launches Oregon Craft Spirits Retail Concept
Eastside Distilling Co. today launched a new retail branding for its portfolio: Oregon Craft Spirits. The initial Oregon Craft Spirits branded location is at Bridgeport Village Mall, an open-air mall located in Tigard, Oregon.
Northwest Cider Association announces winners in awards competition
A bit of news from the Northwest Cider Association… Eight Northwestern cideries took home gold medals at the Awards Party for the Northwest Cider Association’s 5th Annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC) last night. For the second year running, a cidery from Montana, Western Cider Company, took home the competition’s highest honor and Cup– the…
Craft Beverage Expo moves to PDX
Craft Beverage Expo (CBExpo) will return for its fourth annual conference in Portland, OR Nov. 7-9, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. It’s the first time the conference will be held outside of Northern California. Each year, CBExpo attracts professionals from across the craft beer, wine, cider, mead and spirits market for three days of…
The Drinkable Week: CiderCon 2016
The Drinkable Week returns with a stop in Portland, Ore., for the 2016 edition of CiderCon, the annual convention of the United States Association of Cider Makers. Is cider still the hottest category in beverage alcohol? Find out in this week’s video.
Embrace the Bitterness
Last month the folks at Full Sail Brewing Co. invited me along on their annual hop harvest at Sodbuster Farms near Salem, Ore. Here’s a little audiovisual recap of that lovely September day.