Touring Brewers On The Bay & Rogue House of Spirits Newport Oregon

With the faint aroma of fermentation and the saturation of moist, yes I said it, air, I stood in a group of strangers. A rush of air flew behind me, not from the wind, but from a man walking briskly past me. He paused slightly, gaining the group’s attention. And … Continue reading

Doubling Down at Double Mountain Brewery Hood River Oregon

While driving through Hood River Oregon you may be distracted by the kite-surfers who are taking advantage of the Columbia River and favored windy conditions. But don’t let them distract you too much as there is beer to be had. On this day while in Hood River the beer to … Continue reading

A Mass Exodus to Pacific City and Pelican Brewery

It was over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 C) in Portland Oregon on the day I arrived to Pacific City Oregon. Pacific City is a town of just over 1000 inhabitants and my mouth was agape at the amount of people who had crammed themselves into this tiny seaside town. It … Continue reading

Chehalem Valley Brewing Newberg Oregon

I believe I have a knack for spotting breweries. It’s like I’m a living brewery locator app. I often find myself driving down the road and out of the corner of my eye I see “brew”, which is just enough to catch my attention. I whip the car around, find … Continue reading

No Hops For Me! Fort George Brewery, Astoria Oregon

There is a hop revolution going on in the beer world right now. There are all sorts of hop combination in beer being developed and the boundaries are being pushed on the bittering levels. Oregon breweries are well known for the use (or in some people’s opinion, overuse) of hops. … Continue reading