A Portland brewery has teamed up with an environmental group to brew a low-carbon “Bike Crush Saison.”
After establishing itself as the central watering hole in downtown Springfield, Plank Town Brewing Co. plans in June to open a taphouse in Pleasant Hill, a community about 12 miles southeast of Eugene.
Oregon's microbrewing economy faces a new hurdle; an Oregon student won a scholarship for inventing a digestible battery; and Vancouver High School students recently painted a mural on police headquarters.
Recently, corporate labels including MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch have acquired independent breweries, including Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing and Eugene’s Hop Valley.
Multnomah County has the most excessive drinkers in Oregon, according to a study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A trade group says Deschutes was among the top 10 craft brewing companies in the country in 2014, based on sales volume.
Hop Valley Brewing and five Roseburg craft brewers have produced an ale to raise money for Umpqua Community College shooting victims and their families.
Business | local | NW Life | Think Out LoudOPB | July 16, 2015 12:35 p.m. | Portland
Kurt Huffman is paying his The Loyal Legion employees starting wages between $15-18 to assure them a livable income.
Portland – known as Beervana or the Beer Capital of the U.S. to some – will own the title with the 32nd annual Craft Brewers Conference in town this week.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | March 19, 2015 8:45 a.m. | Portland
It was really only a matter of time until someone in Oregon immortalized Salem's angry owl as a beer.
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | Feb. 3, 2015 9:13 a.m. | Portland
Budweiser's new "Brewed the Hard Way" commercial left a bad taste in the mouths of craft brewers and beer drinkers. Seattle-based video company Hopstories saw the opportunity to say what craft beer is really all about.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | Jan. 23, 2015 3:03 p.m. | Portland
Big beer business Anheuser-Busch has picked up another Pacific Northwest brewery.
News | Sports | local | OPB News BlogOPB | Sept. 4, 2014 11:51 a.m. | Portland
Looks like the Hillsboro baseball team's mascot, Barley the Hop, is of the bitter variety.