Willamette Weekend: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland, July 25-27

Beer, Pat Benatar and a floatie

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Features
Friday, July 25Oregon Brewers Fest [BEER] The 27th annual installment of Oregon’s biggest, drunkest party. Here are our recommendations. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, main entrance at Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, oregonbrewfest.com. Noon-9 pm Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 pm Sunday, July 23-27. Free admission, taste tokens $1 after $7 glass purchase. Jaw: A Playwrights Festival [THEATER] ...   More
 
Friday, July 25, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Beer 2.0: Ultralight Trail Beers Now on Vancouver Shelves

A six-pack of brew concentrates from Pat's Backcountry weighs about as much as a single bottle

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Food & Drink
Even the most dedicated beer geeks usually give up their beverage of choice when backpacking.After a long day on the trail, a beer might be no. 2 on your list of most desired consumables (we agree pizza is no. 1, yes?) but stuffing a six-pack in your backpack makes very little sense when whiskey weighs approximately one tenth as much, doesn't need to be cold to be tasty, and can be transferred ...   More
 
Sunday, June 15, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

It's Official! Bend's 10 Barrel Brewing Coming to Pearl District

The brewer will open a brewpub at 1411 NW Flanders, in the Mellow Mushroom Pizza Space

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Food & Drink
10 Barrel Brewing is coming to Portland.After rumors aplenty following the announcement that Mellow Mushroom Pizza was closing abruptly, 10 Barrel Brewing has confirmed with Willamette Week that the brewery plans to open a pub and brewhouse at 1411 NW Flanders, right across the street from the Rogue Ales Public House.WW named 10 Barrel's Swill our second favorite Oregon beer of the last year in ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Guide 2014: Beer


Bar Guide
Beer1410 SE Stark St., 233-2337, 11 am-11 pm daily.Meat, Cheese, Bread—Beer. So it goes. John Stewart’s succinctly named beer and wine bar next to his hallowed sandwich shop is at first glance a b   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 AARON SPENCER

Drank: Get Sprung

Taste-testing the crop of new and unfamiliar seasonal beers.


Drank
Spring is here—well, sort of—and with it a new crop of local brews. So far, 2014 looks to be the year of the citrus IPA, with a host of new fruit-forward pale ales landing on local taps and    More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Willamette Weekend: 14 Things to Do and See in Portland, March 28-30

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Features
 Friday, March 28IPA Summit[BEER] Still bitter after five years, Roscoe’s is serving up its annual IPA Summit all day Friday. The usual suspects will be pouring 16 different specialty IPAs, including Fort George Omegatex, which sounds more like an evil Transformer than a beer, and will have a similar effect on your liver. Roscoe’s, 8105 SE Stark St., 255-0049. 2 pm-close.Slingshot[COMEDY] ...   More
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Star-Crossed

Ecliptic shoots for the moon, makes a pretty good sandwich.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland brewery food tends to be solid, but far from spectacular. That is to say, you’ll never find foodies and wine lovers making reservations to get Breakside’s hummus, Lompoc’s wings o   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Here's Where to Get Our Beer of the Year

Six Spots Pouring Pfriem Belgian Strong Dark Right Now

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Food & Drink
Today, Willamette Week released its annual Beer Guide. The 84-page glossy takes you to every brewery within an hour's drive of downtown Portland and has our picks for great beer bars and stores around town.The guide also features on our 10 favorite Oregon beers from the last year, including our 2014 Beer of the Year, Pfriem's Belgian Strong Dark.You can read about the beer here, or watch brewmaster ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Beer Guide 2014: Food & Brew

Restaurants with great beer.


Beer Guide
Wildwood  1221 NW 21st Ave., 248-9663, wildwoodrestaurant.com. Wildwood’s not merely a fine restaurant serving fine beer; it’s easily the best beer bar anywhere near its Northwest ’hood   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, MARTIN CIZMAR

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