The Commons Urban Farmhouse Slays Competition in New Seasons Contest

WW's 2013 Beer of the Year rolls on the East Side, but here's what other neighborhoods liked.


Food & Drink
The Commons' Urban Farmhouse—our Beer of the Year back in 2013—is apparently very popular with New Seasons' customers.The saison won a month-long competition at 13 area grocery stores, being picked as the favorite in all four stores in Portland's urban eastside—stores in Concordia, Hawthorne, Division Street at Seven Corners and Arbor Lodge.There are a few other interesting things about ...   More
Friday, July 25, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Breakside Makes Hilarious Tribute/Spoof of Commons Urban Farmhouse

breakside-clipped-suburban farmhouse ale

Food & Drink
A brand-new Portland Beer Guide hits streets tomorrow. That means we're in the last hours of the Commons Urban Farmhouse's reign as WW's Beer of the Year.Today, we get word that Northeast Portland's Breakside is sending their friends off with a fitting tribute/spoof of Portland's go-to saison, which went on to win a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival last year.Say hello to Breakside's ...   More
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Beer Guide 2013: Beer of the Year

Urban Farmhouse Ale (The Commons)

Beer Guide
Mike Wright looked like a different man a year ago. When Wright opened his Commons Brewery to a gaggle of local beer writers last March, he was clean-shaven and wearing a polo shirt, resembling    More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR


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