The Best Thing I Drank 2012

The best liquors, beers and wines WW staff had this year

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Food & Drink
How does one gauge the best beer one had when one spends the entire year playing a game called "I Want to Drink Every Beer Made?" Does he pick the beer where the taste of hops linger long past the pint emptying? Does he opt for the sour ale that visiting beer geeks contemplate pouring our travel shampoo bottles just to sneak 3.2 ounces back home? In my case, I’ll pick the one I’m kicking myself ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW Staff

President of Beers: #39

Summit Extra Pale Ale: Summit Brewing Co., St. Paul, Minnesota

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers.#39 Summit Extra Pale Ale: Summit Brewing Co., St. Paul, MinnesotaState: Minnesota, a dark and cold woods with two large villages sitting along the not-yet-massive Mississippi River. This is where white people go to rap, play hockey and shop at Target.Brewery: ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoop: Looking Back, Falling Forward

Portland culture in 2012, by the numbers.


Scoop
The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Double Brewed

The best coffee beers available in Oregon.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland is known for coffee and beer. But not coffee beer. Despite having the nation’s best crop of small-batch coffee roasters and making some of the nation’s best suds, few Portland brewe   More
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 MITCH LILLIE

Drank: Fallin' For Brew

Raking through Oregon’s wide selection of seasonal beer.


Drank
Like those soggy leaves you should be raking up about now, autumn beers come in different shades of yellow, orange and brown. For brewers, the months between summer’s crisp lagers and winter   More
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 WW Staff

Oregon Beer News: Oregon Brewers Rake in the Great American Beer Festival Medals

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Food & Drink
The Great American Beer Festival took place this past weekend in Denver and beer fans from all over the world gathered to toast—and in many cases sample to the point of idiocy—excellence in American brewing.But it wasn’t just some 50,000 beer geeks and college kids that got to pick from around 2,700 to choose from: 185 certified beer judges awarded medals in 84 different beer categories that ...   More
 
Monday, October 15, 2012 Brian Yaeger

The President of Beers

We bootlegged beer from all 50 states for the ultimate American taste-off.


Cover Story
Beer is made from barley, hops, yeast and statute. We tend to forget, but the bearded men with sweaty brows who toil over copper...   More
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR, JOHN LOCANTHI, BRIAN YAEGER

President of Beers: #37

Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, Nebraska

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #37 Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, NebraskaState: The Cornhusker state. Famous for their corn. A few other things, too, like college football, Warren Buffett, Omaha Steaks, and inventing Kool-Aid. But mostly shucking, er, husking corn.Brewery: ...   More
 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 Brian Yaeger

President of Beers: #11

Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, Uinta Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, Utah

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #11 Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, Uinta Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, UtahState: Utah is home to the NBA’s Jazz, but there’s little actual jazz in a state with less than 1 percent African American population—half that of Oregon. Over 60 percent are affiliated ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Brian Yaeger

President of Beers: #12

Coconut Porter, Maui Brewing, Maui, Hawaii

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #12 Coconut Porter, Maui Brewing, Maui, HawaiiState: The paradise-like group of Pacific islands President Eisenhower made our 50th state in 1959, just two years before our President, Barack Obama, was born in the capital city of Honolulu in 1961.Brewery: ...   More
 
Monday, October 1, 2012 Brian Yaeger

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