It's Pub Night 2012 Tweets

In observance of the 15th anniversary of It's Pub Night on Dec. 3, 2022, I started publishing all the tweets from my Twitter archive.  Also in observance of the possible implosion of Twitter.  This is the batch for 2012.  See also:

January 2012
Monday January 02, 2012 03:17 PM

  Tweet less. Peck more.

Monday January 02, 2012 04:56 PM

  Next year I hope the Cartoon Character Bowl is between the Penguins and the Beagles

Tuesday January 03, 2012 09:52 AM

  New blog post: Scattered Thoughts about the Bridgeport Pubs

Tuesday January 03, 2012 10:16 AM

  RT @angeloregon: New years resolution: lose my wallet less. I guess that is easy to do w/o a wallet

Tuesday January 03, 2012 11:45 AM

  @TinyNietzsche Lick her store

Wednesday January 04, 2012 11:10 AM

  RT @BikePortland: From Craigslist... Guy hit by semi on NE Broadway near 1st on 12/8 is looking for person who helped after collision ht ...

Wednesday January 04, 2012 10:18 PM

  A man with one cat always knows who crapped on the floor. A man with two cats is never quite sure. #fb

Wednesday January 04, 2012 10:23 PM

  @ConOat But they're so cute together

Thursday January 05, 2012 09:20 AM

  New blog post: Your Thoughts on Where to Drink Beer in Portland - Got any tips on where to take out-of-towners?

Thursday January 05, 2012 09:23 AM

  RT @angelhair: @itspubnight I like two crawls, the NW one (Lucky Lab, Bridgeport, Deschutes, Rogue, Bailey's) & inner SE (Apex, G. Drago ...

Thursday January 05, 2012 09:26 AM

  @angelhair Great stuff, care to immortalize it in a blog comment?

Thursday January 05, 2012 01:53 PM

  Still kicking myself for not buying one of the cheap, heavy, butch Dutch bike lock chains when I was in Amsterdam last year

Thursday January 05, 2012 02:43 PM

  @socialretard I don't listen to 1% of the stuff you do, but this band from Nashville caught my eye last year:

Thursday January 05, 2012 02:58 PM

  @socialretard Cool. Picked up a CD of that at a show in Portland and I listen to it a lot. Good show, too

Friday January 06, 2012 08:26 AM

  New blog post: Changes to Hopworks Cask Ales? - Dave had a weird experience last night @HopworksBeer

Friday January 06, 2012 09:45 AM

  Aha. Lacto, not Brett RT @brewsite: New blog: Oakshire's Hellshire II has some infection issues

Friday January 06, 2012 09:56 AM

  @TiparilloPDX If you kept it cold, I wouldn't worry about it. I loved it on tap. But drink it soon or take it back to the brewery next year

Friday January 06, 2012 10:35 AM

  What PDX bike shop has the biggest selection of road tires? #pdxbikes

Friday January 06, 2012 01:46 PM

  Fun fact: The "Fri" in Friday is short for "Friggin delicious lunch"

Friday January 06, 2012 02:02 PM

  No, but I had some FRItes and some beer made by FRIars RT @bridgetownbeer: @itspubnight was it a FRIggin delicious FRIed FRItto FRItter?

Friday January 06, 2012 02:20 PM

  Holy crap, if we were still doing that Wikio thing, it has It's Pub Night as the #4 beer blog this month:

Friday January 06, 2012 04:31 PM

  RT @tastybeers: Just tried that hop candy for the first time. And the last time...

Monday January 09, 2012 08:47 AM

  I wonder what's the smallest number of coffee beans I have to fondle to trigger the Pavlov conditioning of my bowels...

Monday January 09, 2012 07:42 PM

  Way down in Alabam

Monday January 09, 2012 10:38 PM

  Dear @microsoft, thanks for making things so shitty that I'd rather scp something to a Linux box at work and use Open Office over VNC

Monday January 09, 2012 11:00 PM

  @markrickert What? You're not close to the $50K threshhold for paying me royalties? Well, let's give it another 5000 years

Tuesday January 10, 2012 08:54 AM

  New blog post: Thinning Out the Cellar - is your hoard growing or shrinking?

Tuesday January 10, 2012 01:44 PM

  You better dig a big-ass grave for the New Old Lompoc

Tuesday January 10, 2012 02:32 PM

  New bottleshop/taproom in NW, and it's steps from my office...

Tuesday January 10, 2012 02:35 PM

  @MistaFischa Poked my head in just now. Many of the same owners, just different focus.

Tuesday January 10, 2012 02:38 PM

  RT @lompocbeer: Join us starting at 4 pm on Friday at New Old Lompoc for the release of 3 versions of Black Dawn III Coffee Stout,... ht ...

Tuesday January 10, 2012 02:55 PM

  For those that asked, @ConOat called it. Used to be Emanom, 17th and Lovejoy. 8 taps right now, 400 bottles. Selection may need to evolve

Tuesday January 10, 2012 03:20 PM

  @BadFetch Called Caps and Corks. Opened yesterday, no real website yet.

Tuesday January 10, 2012 03:22 PM

  If you're dissatisfied with something you have now, look for a replacement on craigslist, and you'll see how good you've got it

Tuesday January 10, 2012 03:35 PM

  @AGSHender I won't tell her you think of her as a "something you have now"

Tuesday January 10, 2012 04:05 PM

  @CommonsBrewery Good man. Drink it now

Tuesday January 10, 2012 04:15 PM

  Seriously good beer on tap at New Old Lompoc right now: Hop Secret #1, Arctic Blast, Sounder Slayer. Friday: Black Dawn coffee stout

Tuesday January 10, 2012 04:51 PM

  @beermusingskris There will be three variants with different coffees for a horizontal tasting; and I think a year or two for verticals

Tuesday January 10, 2012 05:07 PM

  If any of you eggheads have read Murakami's 1Q84, @oregon_symphony is playing Janacek's Sinfonietta this weekend:

Wednesday January 11, 2012 03:47 PM

  @PortlandPoutine New Poutine sighting in NW: Caps and Corks (née Emanon) at 17th and Lovejoy

Wednesday January 11, 2012 03:53 PM

  @PortlandPoutine Not yet; opted for the Tater Tot casserole 1st visit. I'll let you know. Chicken stock gravy or garlicky veg gravy

Wednesday January 11, 2012 04:35 PM

  Finally starting to feel the longer days. The bottom of the sine wave lasts too long

Wednesday January 11, 2012 10:59 PM

  Lucky Lab has a nitro lager tonight

Wednesday January 11, 2012 11:07 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Yeah not too tasty. Gin Dog is still on though, it's awesome

Thursday January 12, 2012 05:31 PM

  Free weight loss tip: freeze your ass off

Thursday January 12, 2012 05:32 PM

  Yep, time to moveRT @Grotusque: No beer at home. Considering abandoning house.

Thursday January 12, 2012 06:18 PM

  Why oh Why did I issue a tweet with the words "w**ght l*ss" in it? Wasn't even that funny of a joke. #spam

Thursday January 12, 2012 08:12 PM

  @TheBeerWench You and the number 3... But I'll bite: 't Arendsnest, Toronado, Draught House.

Thursday January 12, 2012 08:13 PM

  Maybe because it came out in September? RT @Beeronomics: Why is @FullSailBrewing Wreck the Halls so hard to find this season?

Friday January 13, 2012 09:20 AM

  New blog post: Caps and Corks - new lunch/dinner bottle shop and taproom in NW

Friday January 13, 2012 09:34 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX I didn't realize we'd reclaimed more land than the Dutch

Friday January 13, 2012 11:09 AM

  @jacobgrier I need some change. Do you have two twenties for a ten?

Monday January 16, 2012 05:27 PM

  RT @pereiracycles: RT @lovelybicycle:Did Not Wearing a Helmet Save Hackman's Life? On Media, Emotional Beliefs, and Absurdity: http://t. ...

Monday January 16, 2012 05:48 PM

  I munna... somethin. Never mind

Tuesday January 17, 2012 08:33 AM

  RT @CookingAsshole: OH: "Sorry I'm so irritable. I accidentally ate some gluten yesterday."

Tuesday January 17, 2012 04:04 PM

  RT @Oakshire: You need to join us @madisonsgrill in SE pdx on Friday 1/27.The dinner, which is most affordable will be to die for! Call ...

Tuesday January 17, 2012 04:08 PM

  RT @rojasburke: Beer geeks: a skeptical look at Hymn of Ninkasi & other Sumerian brewing texts:

Tuesday January 17, 2012 04:17 PM

  @rojasburke Glad to know the Sumerians distinguished between "ordinary beer" and "good beer" 3000 years ago.

Tuesday January 17, 2012 05:33 PM

  Piracy! RT @beerinator: I'm going to go ahead and download all of wikipedia tonight. If you guys have questions tomorrow let me know.

Tuesday January 17, 2012 06:12 PM

  @Slainte_Mhaith Dammit! Worked from home today. Where are you buying tomorrow?

Tuesday January 17, 2012 10:27 PM

  Smoked salt makes kickass hummus

Wednesday January 18, 2012 09:15 AM

  RT @BriceMagic: Bypass #Wikipedia blackout by disabling JavaScript in your browser

Wednesday January 18, 2012 10:20 AM

  Dude just puked standing up into the gutter at 5th and Taylor. Junkie? Or just ate at Qdoba?

Wednesday January 18, 2012 10:36 AM

  RT @richardmiller: New policy: use of the phrase "First World Problem" shall be grounds for termination.

Wednesday January 18, 2012 05:20 PM

  RT @CommonsBrewery: If you haven't been to the tasting room yet, this weekend is your next opportunity.Fri 5pm, Sat 4pm.8 beers on tap: ...

Wednesday January 18, 2012 05:24 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I figure @Beervana is my blogging elder, but I am regrettably a year older than he is.

Wednesday January 18, 2012 05:27 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I thought you announced my last birthday as my 69th or something like that

Thursday January 19, 2012 03:27 PM

  Is it just me, or is there extra chlorine in Portland's water the last few days?

Thursday January 19, 2012 03:31 PM

  @beermusingskris Higgins has a vegan soup every day. The bar side is more casual but you can order anything

Thursday January 19, 2012 04:05 PM

  @tsiatko Ahead of your time!

Thursday January 19, 2012 05:25 PM

  Dear @RegusUSA: taking up 50% of the Portland craigslist office-space list every day ensures I will never rent from you

Thursday January 19, 2012 07:11 PM

  I am in a social setting, and so far I have remembered everyone's name #fb

Friday January 20, 2012 07:41 AM

  @SamuraiArtist @dabudah @kfinsand @snobritch That was great. Gotta get a regular pub night going again.

Friday January 20, 2012 07:42 AM

  @HumuloneRed What was that Twitter account you told about once that tells you when Portland switches to well water?

Friday January 20, 2012 09:26 AM

  RT @beervanabuzz: New post: What's up with canned craft beer prices? #pdxbeer

Friday January 20, 2012 10:27 AM

  @beervanabuzz Cool. Nice post.

Friday January 20, 2012 10:29 AM

  @HumuloneRed I don't *know* that @portlandwater switched to the wells, just a guess from @ChadBeerman about today's taste

Friday January 20, 2012 11:06 AM

  That coffeeshop was lame enough when there were cute young women behind the counter. With just a cute young man, what's the use anymore?

Friday January 20, 2012 11:14 AM

  RT @Leemanish: Whoa, whoa, whoa ...At the bar you said you had EVERY Rush album on vinyl - YET, I DO NOT SEE HEMISPHERES! Hand me my bra ...

Friday January 20, 2012 01:43 PM

  @TheHopfather How is it? Any acetone?

Friday January 20, 2012 03:29 PM

  RT @beerabe: purchased so far stomachs, whisky for the band, keg of ipa, "two hearts like a timelord" next lamb lard and tuberous vegetables

Friday January 20, 2012 03:30 PM

  RT @CapsandCorks: Just tapped Boneyard RPM IPA! Come have one while you watch the #Blazers at 4 today.

Friday January 20, 2012 03:39 PM

  Sorting your mp3s alphabetically by song title is one way to get a good random mix

Friday January 20, 2012 04:00 PM

  Uh oh, @bazipdx has been hacked, got a spam DM #UnfollowFriday

Saturday January 21, 2012 01:26 PM

  Love it that Vincente's is now posting the current rotating taps on the front door. Likely to be drawn in more often now.

Saturday January 21, 2012 07:37 PM

  RT @robdelaney: One sign that I drink too much coffee is that my urine smells like delicious coffee.

Saturday January 21, 2012 07:50 PM

  I thought this was an oldie but goodie, but it's suddenly topical: the Austin Lounge Lizards sing "Gingrich the Newt":…

Saturday January 21, 2012 09:50 PM

  RT @OregonicBlazer: I hate when some asshole parks his Oscar Meyer wiener 2 feet from the curb on the corner of your block.

Saturday January 21, 2012 10:42 PM

  Happy Birthday Benny Hill and Billy Ocean

Saturday January 21, 2012 10:59 PM

  RT @TheBeerWench My roommate and his boyfriend must be super happy tonight.

Sunday January 22, 2012 09:25 PM

  Anyone been to the new Funhouse Lounge around the block from @TheBeermongers?

Sunday January 22, 2012 09:26 PM

  @turbodog @Widmer_Brothers Aw man, I like the Chai-PA

Monday January 23, 2012 08:16 AM

  RT @acseger: If you were, hypothetically, leaving Portland for 2 1/2 years on Thursday what breweries or bars would you visit between no ...

Monday January 23, 2012 08:25 AM

  @acseger Deschutes, Higgins, Lucky Lab, Horse Brass. If you get a sunny day, Full Sail Pilsner Room for the river view. Bon voyage!

Monday January 23, 2012 08:38 AM

  New blog post: Portland Pub Crawl: SE 9th to SE 12th PDX.Be/erCrawlSE9th

Monday January 23, 2012 09:48 AM

  Anyone interested in looking for office space to share in downtown/old town/pearl?

Monday January 23, 2012 09:53 AM

  Aha, the interviewer interviewed! Nice job RT @pdxbeergeeks: Good morning! @TheBeerWench on #pdxbeergeeks blog today!

Monday January 23, 2012 10:53 AM

  RT @madisonsgrill: For your to-do list: Buy tickets for @Oakshire beer dinner Fri. Jan. 27. Space is limited, don't miss out! http://t. ...

Monday January 23, 2012 04:38 PM

  RT @pereiracycles: Had a visit from Caveman of @drunkcyclist and he put up a few words and pics:…

Monday January 23, 2012 04:39 PM

  @jwall4 Are you going to make it to PDX?

Monday January 23, 2012 06:04 PM

  @socialretard Don't worry until she buys the first 10 volumes.

Tuesday January 24, 2012 03:25 PM

  Men are from Twitter, women are from Facebook.

Tuesday January 24, 2012 03:36 PM

  @Gizmopunk From now on, I want you all to call me Loretta

Tuesday January 24, 2012 04:24 PM

  @beermusingskris I like how you got a Minnesota accent on totchos by calling them "tatchos"

Wednesday January 25, 2012 10:14 AM

  RT @ChadBeerman: So much for Born on Dating. Beer found from 1936.…

Wednesday January 25, 2012 10:19 AM

  What shall I rant against on the blog tomorrow? Confused beer servers? Or the evils of cooking with expensive beer?

Wednesday January 25, 2012 11:18 AM

  @StanHieronymus Do you have any anecdotes or opinions about that?

Wednesday January 25, 2012 03:24 PM

  RT @LilBikesBigFun: Their drunk neighbor crashed her Jag on Fairview then punched a cop...and Arlington Heights is upset about Zoobomb. ...

Wednesday January 25, 2012 03:25 PM

  @LilBikesBigFun @sarahmirk 0.336 BAC no less

Wednesday January 25, 2012 03:28 PM

  Notice: I could drink this Green Flash Trippel all day long

Wednesday January 25, 2012 03:32 PM

  RT @emilyengdahl: if i have to remind you to wear your teeth, pants, or your limbs, it is time for me to go home. #truestory

Wednesday January 25, 2012 04:19 PM

  RT @MigrationBrewCo: Blackhearted CDA/BLACK IPA release tonight at Migration and The Goodfoot Lounge 8PM Free show $3 pints #pdxbeer #pd ...

Wednesday January 25, 2012 05:03 PM

  RT @pdxbeergeeks: Zack Beckwith announces leaving @lompocbeer for head brewer @pintsbrewing #inpdx #craftbeer

Wednesday January 25, 2012 05:31 PM

  RT @CapsandCorks: Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout and Double Mountain Hop Lava now pouring on tap!

Thursday January 26, 2012 09:35 AM

  New blog post: Don't Cook with Expensive Beer!!! - cc: @StanHieronymus @Homebrewchef

Thursday January 26, 2012 09:36 AM

  RT @beerinator: These conference calls are making me thirsty.

Thursday January 26, 2012 09:42 AM

  RT @portlandbeer: Why The Buckman-Kerns Brew Fest? #craftbeer

Thursday January 26, 2012 11:47 AM

  RT @Homebrewchef: @itspubnight @StanHieronymus Completely disagree with this post.When cooking with beer, beer becomes an ingredient. Re ...

Thursday January 26, 2012 11:50 AM

  @Homebrewchef Fair enough, I had an inkling you might disagree :-) Now, what kind of wine do you cook with?

Thursday January 26, 2012 02:16 PM

  RT @pereiracycles: My SS Cyclocross bike for sale. 55cm, ridden a dozen times $2500 OBO:… plz RT

Thursday January 26, 2012 03:07 PM

  As I grow older, it's harder for me to remember whether I want to write "site", "cite", or "sight"

Thursday January 26, 2012 03:21 PM

  @AGSHender nice one

Thursday January 26, 2012 10:24 PM

  Enjoyed the @breaksidebrews Chestnut Bock at @nostranapdx tonight. Just wish they didn't serve it so darn cold.

Thursday January 26, 2012 10:26 PM

  @SeattleBeerNews I love Islay whisky, but I've yet to have an Islay-aged beer that didn't disappoint

Thursday January 26, 2012 11:12 PM

  @epeep Hey what became ever of your fresh hop survey?

Friday January 27, 2012 11:34 AM

  RT @CapsandCorks: GRAND OPENING TONIGHT! At 6pm enter the raffle and sip on Schwarzenfreude, a limited-released collaboration by Pelican ...

Friday January 27, 2012 01:56 PM

  Drinking a tasty @GiganticBrewing /@PelicanBrewing Schwarzenfreude at @CapsAndCorks. Rich but not sweet, touch of smoke and solid hops

Friday January 27, 2012 02:17 PM

  Dang, I meant it was a @GiganticBrewing / @thepelicanpub Schwarzenfreude at @CapsandCorks. Tasty. Darknessjoy.

Friday January 27, 2012 02:22 PM

  Man I need a less stupid Twitter avatar.

Friday January 27, 2012 02:30 PM

  @Grotusque Yeah, strange: came out the same day a friend's cat named Hank had to be put down, I lived with that cat 18 yrs ago. Great vid

Friday January 27, 2012 02:32 PM

  @Grotusque BTW I was listening to that song about 5 min before your tweet

Friday January 27, 2012 02:37 PM

  There are a hell of a lot more hours in the day when I don't go to the gym

Friday January 27, 2012 04:21 PM

  Bread donuts RT @extramsg: Spielman vs Kettleman vs Noah's bagels and bagel sandwiches. Pics & rundown:

Saturday January 28, 2012 05:47 PM

  Free band name idea: Kanye Twitty

Saturday January 28, 2012 05:48 PM

  If you're looking for previous @Widmer_Brothers Rotators, Walgreens at 39th and Belmont has Falconers and O'Ryely. Bit old... caveat emptor

Saturday January 28, 2012 05:57 PM

  @BrewmanceNW @bridgetownbeer I'd like to hear how that Hellshire II goes over

Sunday January 29, 2012 08:20 PM

  @portlandbeer Where'd you get all them old HotD's?

Monday January 30, 2012 10:51 AM

  RT @rojasburke: How to use marshmallows and a microwave oven to measure the speed of light:…

Monday January 30, 2012 10:54 AM

  Some nitwit probably trademarked it RT @sabernar: Why don't breweries celebrate Febrewary?

Monday January 30, 2012 10:56 AM

  RT @beerherejohnny: Don Younger's been gone a year: celebrate his life and a new portrait Monday Feb 6 | http://t. ...

Monday January 30, 2012 01:04 PM

  Nice personal touch on the "Just following up..." rerun marketing email: "Dear Mr.," - Not on a first-name *or* last-name basis

Monday January 30, 2012 02:55 PM

  People at the gym never understand my sarcastic commentary about what's on the TV #tightasses

Monday January 30, 2012 05:52 PM

  @joshwithpants Yes indeed. Do you know of a funnier gym I should check out?

Tuesday January 31, 2012 08:27 AM

  New post on It's Pub Night: 2011 Pub Night Memories - Now that we're 8% thru 2012, time to look back

Tuesday January 31, 2012 08:40 AM

  Facebook is giving me a headache again

Tuesday January 31, 2012 03:35 PM

  Tomorrow at 5PM @FullSailBrewing releases 2012 Top Sail bourbon-aged Imp. Porter. A report on the 2010 release:

Tuesday January 31, 2012 04:09 PM

  @TheBeerWench Twitter does that to me too!!!

Tuesday January 31, 2012 04:48 PM

  Not so much as an attaboy for fixing a critical bug within five minutes of it being filed?

Tuesday January 31, 2012 04:53 PM

  @beerinator Thank you.

Tuesday January 31, 2012 05:22 PM

  @Slainte_Mhaith Job? Please show some respect.

Close January 2012

February 2012
Thursday February 02, 2012 02:55 PM

  Why is the hypothetical urban calamity still "hit by a bus" and not "hit by an SUV driven by a cellphone-yakking idiot"?

Thursday February 02, 2012 02:57 PM

  @AGSHender Well besides that why?

Thursday February 02, 2012 03:01 PM

  Not 2006 Abyss? RT @SamuraiArtist: Learn how to make Chocolate Pudding with Oakshire's Overcast Espresso Stout

Thursday February 02, 2012 03:05 PM

  @ShortSnoutBrew Let me know where you'll be and if it's close enough I'll swing by

Thursday February 02, 2012 03:54 PM

  RT @robdelaney: Everyone in San Francisco smells like urine or marijuana. Total shithole.

Thursday February 02, 2012 03:56 PM

  @ShortSnoutBrew Will you be at GD for a while? I might not get there until 6 or so.

Thursday February 02, 2012 03:57 PM

  Crapitty crap crap! Not only did I not get an attaboy for my timely fix the other day, now I'm getting flak for doing it too well

Thursday February 02, 2012 04:00 PM

  @ShortSnoutBrew OK, I'll definitely see you at @pdxgreendragon. Thanks!

Thursday February 02, 2012 07:47 PM

  @Brookston I looked up the February Session, and was all set to write about Cask, Keg, Can. or Bottle, 'til I realized it is now 2012

Thursday February 02, 2012 08:23 PM

  On a night with clear air, downtown Portland is beautiful from the #eastside

Thursday February 02, 2012 10:39 PM

  Those flame retardants are also mental retardants?

Friday February 03, 2012 10:43 AM

  @pdxgreendragon Wasn't able to stay long, but always a good time

Friday February 03, 2012 05:19 PM

  Cheers to @msubulldog25 for gifting me a tall boy of Heady Topper. That guy has a line on all the good beer

Saturday February 04, 2012 10:09 AM

  Worrying the cats with 1 crepe paper scrap for a week. Oddly indestructible #fb

Saturday February 04, 2012 09:17 PM

  Hot pot detritus

Saturday February 04, 2012 09:29 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Chinesus Jesus Party Foodus leftovers

Monday February 06, 2012 10:28 AM

  @rojasburke That's been there for almost two years

Monday February 06, 2012 11:44 AM

  Though my personal style involves long-winded rants, it is very satisfying to see the boss shoot down someone's stupid idea with six words

Tuesday February 07, 2012 10:25 AM

  Oregon beer people: Why hasn't Fire Mountain hired a platoon of lawyers to keep Fire ON the Mountain from brewing beer? Or vice versa?

Wednesday February 08, 2012 11:07 AM

  RT @beerherejohnny: BridgePort celebrates Dark Rain with streetcar/pubcrawl Thursday |…

Wednesday February 08, 2012 11:42 AM

  Wasn't going to, but I might arrange my day to be at Higgins before 4 for Pliny the Younger. Take the seat @SamuraiArtist won't be using.

Wednesday February 08, 2012 11:49 AM

  @SamuraiArtist @jwall4 A keg of Westvleteren would be a rare find, for sure. Or is it on cask?

Wednesday February 08, 2012 03:51 PM

  Excitement is building at Higgins....

Wednesday February 08, 2012 04:00 PM

  Theme song from Rocky playing at Higgins now... #pTy

Wednesday February 08, 2012 04:46 PM

  Pliny the Younger: Overhyped? Yes. Awesome? Yes. #PtY

Wednesday February 08, 2012 04:51 PM

  @ConOat What are they missing? I'm usually shopping beer there, not booze.

Wednesday February 08, 2012 05:20 PM

  @ConOat Reasonable enough. Sometimes I wonder if those guys are going to make it... Beer choices are good but don't turn over very fast

Wednesday February 08, 2012 05:26 PM

  So... who knew that @TheBeermongers had #PtY? I could have had it before I went to the gym, and then again after at Higgins?

Wednesday February 08, 2012 05:32 PM

  RT @ajds: I feel like I should have 3 triceps.

Wednesday February 08, 2012 05:41 PM

  @Slainte_Mhaith I don't overstand your question

Thursday February 09, 2012 09:26 AM

  RT @beerinator: Did you miss out on the latest rare beer release?! #beermoping

Thursday February 09, 2012 10:32 AM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Carts - The @Oregonian drops the ball on beer yet again

Thursday February 09, 2012 10:33 AM

  @tastybeers I had a sandwich there when they first opened. 40-50 beer taplist. Food OK. Nothing urgently calling me back.

Thursday February 09, 2012 03:34 PM

  People in the future will find us quaint for all the vitamins we take

Friday February 10, 2012 05:23 PM

  I have a bad cold, but I am going to be on that @BREWVANApdx bus tonight with @SamuraiArtist even if it kills me and everyone else too

Friday February 10, 2012 05:40 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Could be. I'm counting on the Salsa Verde beer to make me right. Maybe they'll do a Vitamin-C Randall for me.

Friday February 10, 2012 06:17 PM

  Oh good. Only one of the cough drops I put in my pocket was an empty wrapper that someone put back in the package

Friday February 10, 2012 08:41 PM

  Beer geek badge of honor: @SamuraiArtist had *no* idea how to shotgun a beer #kudos

Friday February 10, 2012 10:06 PM

  Ben says Breakside's next beer will be a Belgian Green Ale with Brussel Sprouts

Friday February 10, 2012 11:19 PM

  Not the drunkest person on the bus for a change

Saturday February 11, 2012 11:57 AM

  I got a mouth like an alligator

Saturday February 11, 2012 02:26 PM

  Roller Derby Announcer wouldn't be such a bad job

Saturday February 11, 2012 08:12 PM

  Are you paleo people allowed to wear clothes? #fb

Saturday February 11, 2012 11:05 PM

  Another exciting Saturday night weaving playing cards together

Monday February 13, 2012 12:20 PM

  If I'm really quiet on Twitter, it's because I don't want to slip up and say something offensive about Catholic bishops #recoveringCatholic

Monday February 13, 2012 03:28 PM

  Good read: RT @_Cycle_Chic: Read this. Every word: Save the planet - ban cycle helmets:

Monday February 13, 2012 04:24 PM

  Insu rance co. flak just "explained" to me how a surcharge on a doctor bill is really a discount that I earned #NowIgetIt #DeathPanels

Tuesday February 14, 2012 10:28 AM

  RT @CookingAsshole: If you have to specify "craft" when talking about beer, the place where you live sucks.

Tuesday February 14, 2012 10:30 AM

  RT @jacobgrier: Roses are red, violets are blue. I'll push up 'til resistance, then let you through. #TSAvalentines

Tuesday February 14, 2012 10:31 AM

  @jacobgrier Man that is a poignant series of tweets

Tuesday February 14, 2012 10:51 AM

  Can't tell if the guy in the next parking lot is taking a leak between two cars or just changing pants

Tuesday February 14, 2012 01:06 PM

  License to kill gophers RT @OregonicBlazer: Bill Murray wearing camo, drinking @DeschutesBeer Mirror Pond at the Pro-Am

Wednesday February 15, 2012 10:28 AM

  @CookingAsshole Oh man - "One of the nurses came back to me and said, ‘Dr. Jon, we've got a patient who's in trouble.'"

Wednesday February 15, 2012 03:46 PM

  @biergut OMG, @blackstarcoop's Barleywine is called Old Blevins? I swear eternal allegiance to them. Can't wait for my next Austin trip

Wednesday February 15, 2012 04:09 PM

  Dammit, can't google the #PDX guy dressed like Angus Young driving a pickup truck with an AC/DC hood ornament. Just hits guitar pickups.

Wednesday February 15, 2012 04:41 PM

  That's an unusual free box

Thursday February 16, 2012 04:00 PM

  Have all the good office/orifice #autocorrect jokes already been taken?

Thursday February 16, 2012 08:12 PM

  Free band name idea: April Winehouse

Friday February 17, 2012 08:19 AM

  @socialretard Don't understand the song title, but I'm with it if there's a torch singer fronting three lead guitars and a big bald drummer

Friday February 17, 2012 08:20 AM

  RT @potentialband: If you need a hilarious fake band name try Mumford and Sons (via @GGARLOCK)

Friday February 17, 2012 10:40 AM

  New blog post: Preview: Lucky Lab Barleywine Festival 2012 - Guest post from @turbodog!

Friday February 17, 2012 11:38 AM

  Go for it. I thrive on being the least hip person in a bar RT @sabernar: I don't believe that I am hip enough to drink beer at Bunk Bar.

Friday February 17, 2012 02:12 PM

  I'm glad it stopped raining enough for the idiotic landscape people to dry the neighbors' bushes with a leafblower #not

Saturday February 18, 2012 12:57 PM

  I like Oakland already. My hotel is 1 block from the Trappist. De Ranke Noir with lunch. Guess I'll be back for stinky Cantillon tonight

Saturday February 18, 2012 01:36 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I'll hit Toronado bright and early tomorrow morning. On my way to Beer Revolution

Saturday February 18, 2012 01:41 PM

  Hmm... Should I be walking on a sidewalk with 2 story guardrails?

Saturday February 18, 2012 01:52 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Seconds? I saw you going to six places a day. #sfbw12

Saturday February 18, 2012 02:04 PM

  If you like hating on convoluted beer styles: how do you feel about an Imperial Amber Wit?

Saturday February 18, 2012 04:36 PM

  Damn these bloody marys at Heinhold's are good. Thanks Rebecca!

Saturday February 18, 2012 04:46 PM

  Every rose has its thorn. At Beer Revolution... Cheater pints :-(

Saturday February 18, 2012 09:03 PM

  Oakland vignette: 2 guys smoking pot bump fists with security guard, then hear some Occupy protestors: "aw there goes that bullshit" #fb

Saturday February 18, 2012 09:15 PM

  Trustafarian fashion: put on a Yasser Arafat scarf and drive your SUV with hazards on behind an Occupy march. Black flag optional #oakland

Saturday February 18, 2012 10:04 PM

  Luka's is like Portland without all the white people #oakland

Saturday February 18, 2012 10:34 PM


Saturday February 18, 2012 10:50 PM

  Got the hang of #oakland now. When the "don't walk" sign comes on you have four minutes and fifty-eight seconds to cross the street.

Saturday February 18, 2012 10:59 PM

  Back bar at the Trappist is hopping: Beer Rev employees just left; rare Cantillon on tap; Black Sabbath on the stereo

Saturday February 18, 2012 11:20 PM

  @PDXbeerhound Believe it

Saturday February 18, 2012 11:22 PM

  What's next? Hat Library or Gold Teeth Master?

Sunday February 19, 2012 10:23 AM

  10:30 and Toronado isn't open yet...

Sunday February 19, 2012 10:32 AM

  ...but really I'm not unhappy to not start drinking right at ten AM

Sunday February 19, 2012 12:51 PM

  Spotted @BaileysTaproom at the @Toronado Barleywine fest #sfbw12

Sunday February 19, 2012 01:32 PM

  I don't know enough wholesome non-drinking things to do in San Francisco. Escaped Toronado relatively unscathed though

Sunday February 19, 2012 03:52 PM

  Tommy's Joynt has Anchor Our Barrel Ale on tap. Interesting stuff

Tuesday February 21, 2012 08:11 AM

  Why _do_ rental car companies put two keys on a keyring that doesn't open?

Tuesday February 21, 2012 09:02 PM

  @tastybeers Thanks to @turbodog for those reviews! Wish I could make the festival but I'll be out of town

Tuesday February 21, 2012 09:04 PM

  $7 seems cheap for a bomber of Port Old Viscosity, or is that the going price in California?

Tuesday February 21, 2012 09:34 PM

  @mdolemite Damn, Oregon breweries wouldn't let something similar out for less than $12. Tasty stuff

Tuesday February 21, 2012 09:41 PM

  @ConOat I heard that one is rough on the old tonsils

Tuesday February 21, 2012 10:04 PM

  Uh... was Jack Abramoff just on Fox News giving his expert opinion on government ethics? #couldntMakeItUpIfYouTried

Wednesday February 22, 2012 07:31 AM

  RT @hairofthedog: 7 days till Belgium, looking forward to sharing Beers at Alvinne Craft Beers Fest and creating Beers with De Proef and ...

Wednesday February 22, 2012 07:42 AM

  @mdolemite I've had Older Viscosity at @msubulldog25's house, just stoked to see Old V for cheap in a nondescript Sunnyvale liquor store

Wednesday February 22, 2012 10:33 PM

  Damn I guess I should try to go to the Motorhead/Megadeth concert in San Jose tomorrow night

Thursday February 23, 2012 08:03 PM

  I remember the beer being better at Faultline than it is tonight. And the bar menu is kind of weak. Lots of customers though

Friday February 24, 2012 05:39 PM

  Did jumping one spot in the security line keep you from missing your plane?

Friday February 24, 2012 05:45 PM

  San Jose airport has vastly improved since I was here last. Car rental at the terminal, spiffed up gates. Now they need a good beer place

Sunday February 26, 2012 09:56 AM

  RT @TinyNietzsche: Later, hosen.

Monday February 27, 2012 09:46 AM

  Their fresh hop in 2011 was great; glad they're coming here RT @NewSchoolBeer: Two Beers Brewing: Coming Soon to Oregon

Monday February 27, 2012 03:07 PM

  Surely there's a better way to order the universe than the 80/20 rule.

Monday February 27, 2012 06:29 PM

  @agoodbeerblog My favorite topic!

Tuesday February 28, 2012 07:43 PM

  Happy Birthday to @kfinsand! Conquistador was awesome, thanks for introducing me to my neighborhood bar

Wednesday February 29, 2012 08:54 AM

  Old blog post: Beer Tipping Etiquette - no time to blog btw work, travel, illness, a funeral... read this oldie/goodie

Wednesday February 29, 2012 10:13 AM

  Imperial Stout, take me away

Wednesday February 29, 2012 01:54 PM

  This salad at Anchor in the SFO airport is very shitty, but on the other hand it makes me glad I didn't order a burger here

Wednesday February 29, 2012 01:58 PM

  Poor lady next to me at the bar had to tell her password to someone over the phone. It was "phallis". #eavesdropping #fb

Wednesday February 29, 2012 02:28 PM

  When I'm waiting on a plane I like to see a bunch of my fellow passengers wearing surgical masks over their mouths

Wednesday February 29, 2012 02:41 PM

  @markrickert Might be a California thing

Close February 2012

March 2012
Thursday March 01, 2012 12:15 PM

  In Hawai'i for a funeral. RIP Howard. Wish I could say this was a smile problem. It's not, but good to see old friends in a beautiful place

Saturday March 03, 2012 03:48 PM

  Stopped at a Mickey D's in Hilo for a hot taro pie. Now almost to Waipio

Saturday March 03, 2012 11:25 PM

  Thank God for Hotwire or I would be homeless in Kona tonight.

Sunday March 04, 2012 12:19 AM

  I think the only effect two bowls of kava had on me is that I can endure this one-man attempt at guitar/harmonica blues

Sunday March 04, 2012 03:13 PM

  USDA confiscated my last papaya. I guess three a day was enough, but they were so cheap

Tuesday March 06, 2012 11:46 AM

  One nice thing about being back from Hawaii is seeing fewer old guys wearing T-shirts that say "Old Guys Rule"

Tuesday March 06, 2012 03:36 PM

  Who started this goofy "MT" thing instead of "RT"? What's the next bit of jargon coming down the pipe? -- PLEASE MT THIS #jk

Tuesday March 06, 2012 04:17 PM

  @kscaldef What does MT mean? Or my disjointed rant?

Tuesday March 06, 2012 04:27 PM

  WT @rojasburke: HT to that. RT @itspubnight: Who started this goofy "MT" thing instead of "RT"? ... PLEASE MT THIS #jk

Tuesday March 06, 2012 06:27 PM

  @kscaldef According to the internet it means "modified tweet", when you edit and retweet. I think I'll stick with RT

Thursday March 08, 2012 09:15 AM

  Wait... Mary Poppins wasn't by Rodgers and Hammerstein?

Thursday March 08, 2012 03:41 PM

  Time's fun when you're having flies RT @UrbanBeerHiker: A fly just kamikazied (sp?) my @MaritimePacific ESB. Fuck that fly.

Friday March 09, 2012 09:34 AM

  New blog post: Widmer Brothers Sow Their Bro Oats - post by @msubulldog25 about the new Oatmeal Porter, other W news

Friday March 09, 2012 10:22 AM

  If I had 3 wishes, one would be for the Zeppelin song Dancing Days to not have that stupid "tadpole in a jar" line

Friday March 09, 2012 11:53 AM

  Why do my co-workers have such creepy profile pictures on Skype? They're not that bad in person

Friday March 09, 2012 11:55 AM

  Decimal logarithms are for sissies and forensic accountants RT @sabernar: BAM! I just used natural logarithms!

Friday March 09, 2012 02:07 PM

  RT @turbodog: Reason #837 that the 97214 is the best ZIP code.

Friday March 09, 2012 02:15 PM

  @texpatriate The Unipiper is a regular fixture, and while he always wears a kilt, that's the first time I've seen the Darth Vader mask

Sunday March 11, 2012 03:42 PM

  Can't wait til the neighbor's driveway bathtub is ready to use #fb

Monday March 12, 2012 09:02 AM

  Facebook has a consistent underlying design principle, which is: "Mark Zuckerberg is smarter than you".

Monday March 12, 2012 10:48 AM

  Anyone got spare office space in downtown/NW PDX, or want to find one to share for 150-200 a month?

Monday March 12, 2012 12:35 PM

  Known hit-and-run driver: RT @sabernar: Dear Maserati driver with license plate KHANNA, try obeying the traffic laws

Monday March 12, 2012 12:40 PM

  I sense more raw fish in my future RT @TracyTThomas: I wonder exactly where on 20th and Hawthorne this will go?

Monday March 12, 2012 02:26 PM

  OK Bridgeport... If the Porter can be back in the pub, why not the ESB also?

Tuesday March 13, 2012 02:17 PM

  @TracyTThomas I think it's going into the spot behind the Blue Pig on the SE corner (the BP waitress said a sushi bar was going there)

Tuesday March 13, 2012 03:58 PM

  Do you have a co-worker who will *never* accept an idea that isn't the first thing he thought of himself?

Tuesday March 13, 2012 04:00 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Yes, until the firing squad arrives

Tuesday March 13, 2012 04:30 PM

  @SnobRitch At least you have the satisfaction of not having to fight against his own idiotic ideas

Wednesday March 14, 2012 10:47 AM

  I hoped to put up my own bit of writing on the blog today... guess it will wait for tomorrow.

Wednesday March 14, 2012 04:02 PM

  Dear programmers: If you can't show me a profile, then you don't know WHERE the performance problem is, or IF there is one. Period.

Thursday March 15, 2012 09:22 AM

  New blog post: Oakland Beer Getaway - Great #craftbeer in #oakland, just beware of cheater pints ;-)

Thursday March 15, 2012 02:29 PM

  Yum! Pavlov's Russian Imp Stout is on at the Quimby Lucky Lab

Thursday March 15, 2012 03:08 PM

  @SnobRitch What are you like Mikkeller's missing triplet, collaboration brewing everywhere?

Thursday March 15, 2012 03:11 PM

  RT @BulaKavaHouse: Does anyone in Portland have a tanoa that holds 1-2 gallons of kava that we can borrow/rent this coming Sunday? Thanks!

Thursday March 15, 2012 03:16 PM

  No one has any comments on Oakland's beer scene? Guess I summed it up completely in one blog post this morning:

Thursday March 15, 2012 05:25 PM

  I'm not a sports genius, but why the hell would the Blazers trade Gerald Wallace?!?! He was the most fun player to watch

Thursday March 15, 2012 05:31 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC @TheBeerWench That place looks too clean. Be sure and scuff it up a little while you're there

Thursday March 15, 2012 05:38 PM

  @ConOat Are you trying to tempt me into playing the race card just for a cheap twitter laugh?

Friday March 16, 2012 08:29 AM

  If Santorum outlaws contraception, pornography, and homosexuality, men's pants are going to need to be a lot roomier in the crotch

Friday March 16, 2012 09:55 AM

  @texpatriate Was she holding an umbrella, too? Saw that a couple times.

Friday March 16, 2012 11:19 AM

  Sounds fun: RT @SamuraiArtist: Occidental Brewing, barrel-aged Doppelbock release and a pig roast. Details:

Friday March 16, 2012 01:42 PM

  There is an ounce of fat on my body #InvertedCliche #HatTipToBuiltToSpill

Friday March 16, 2012 02:21 PM

  @texpatriate Not Red Light District, but have you been to 't Arendsnest? Great beer bar.

Friday March 16, 2012 03:20 PM

  @agoodbeerblog Rauchbier?

Monday March 19, 2012 08:03 AM

  @tastybeers I hope they didn't take the excellent dartboards out of the Triple Nickel?

Monday March 19, 2012 08:04 AM

  How much of the Afghanistan massacre is attributable to the suspect being the spouse of a blogger?

Monday March 19, 2012 03:35 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @lewbryson No, if it's April 7, I think we need to cut it off at 4.7% ABV

Monday March 19, 2012 06:19 PM

  @Bretbloomquist Just remember to suck the heads. *I* do.

Tuesday March 20, 2012 09:25 AM

  New blog post: 2012 Toronado Barleywine Festival Recap

Tuesday March 20, 2012 04:11 PM

  @rojasburke Al Gore was right. Wait, he was wrong! I'm so confused

Tuesday March 20, 2012 04:23 PM

  @Beervana Are you still at the Gasthaus?

Tuesday March 20, 2012 09:38 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Lemon my Widmer!

Wednesday March 21, 2012 03:21 PM

  NastyWeatherPocalypse #PDX

Wednesday March 21, 2012 04:10 PM

  RT @CapsandCorks: The taplist for 7 Brides meet the brewer night!

Thursday March 22, 2012 07:50 AM

  RT @ajds: "I thought you said LegolasLand. " - a disappointed even bigger nerd.

Thursday March 22, 2012 03:50 PM

  This retro Doritos bag is making me all teary eyed. And full.

Friday March 23, 2012 08:41 AM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: Andy Crouch is a Big Fat Idiot a rebuttal of sorts to @BeerScribe's post from yesterday

Friday March 23, 2012 08:48 AM

  RT @beermappinglotd: Mutiny Brewing Company [Brewpub], 600 North Main Street, Joseph, score: 77.5

Friday March 23, 2012 08:53 AM

  New blog post: Horse Brass Musings

Friday March 23, 2012 11:52 AM

  An existentialist review of Full Sail's Existential Alt:… (by @Grotusque)

Friday March 23, 2012 01:22 PM

  @socialretard You don't have a paper bag you could put it in?

Friday March 23, 2012 03:47 PM

  RT @valientthorr: Dracula bloodcicles are gluten free

Friday March 23, 2012 03:55 PM

  I almost did an #ff, but it would be too obviously sarcastic coming from me. I'll just have to owe someone a beer

Friday March 23, 2012 04:23 PM

  @Grotusque I enjoyed the rant, then when it turned out to be a beer review I liked it even more

Friday March 23, 2012 06:02 PM

  reakside Bourbon-aged Tripel at the Bent Brick. Tasty bitter vanilla power

Saturday March 24, 2012 11:11 AM

  Awesome I Love Sriracha bumper sticker spotted in Sellwood

Saturday March 24, 2012 06:34 PM

  RT @Beer_Goddess: Update on story about John Harris leaving Full Sail with comments from Full Sail's Irene Firmat!

Monday March 26, 2012 10:14 AM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Price Index: Spring 2012

Monday March 26, 2012 05:53 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Oh man, I only write about stuff long after it happens. However, I predict this spells the end of the PDX Harbor brewery

Tuesday March 27, 2012 09:50 AM

  Very cool, Google maps new OLCC applications: RT @mrzarquon: Meet @BenderPDX the helpful new booze bot, updates weekly.

Tuesday March 27, 2012 12:25 PM

  Free band name: Battleshrimp

Wednesday March 28, 2012 12:24 PM

  RT @BeaverStateBeer: New Old Lompoc Returning #craftbeer

Wednesday March 28, 2012 12:29 PM

  Why/when did they turn the little spur of Morrison St btw Grand and MLK one-way the wrong way? Now how do you get onto MLK from inner SE?

Wednesday March 28, 2012 02:42 PM

  Unrefrigerated beer has a puffier head #observation

Wednesday March 28, 2012 02:44 PM

  @kscaldef OK, that makes sense. I was flabbergasted trying to bike to Water from Grand and Morrison today, though the sidewalk helped.

Wednesday March 28, 2012 02:45 PM

  The post-craft world RT @beerinator: "WTF!? You ONLY have Microbrews?! Let me know when you get some CRAFT beer in stock!!"

Wednesday March 28, 2012 03:12 PM

  Oh, maybe I should read some of these 41 work emails that came in since lunch

Wednesday March 28, 2012 05:14 PM

  Black IPA: yes. Belgian IPA: NO. #IHaveSpoken

Wednesday March 28, 2012 05:56 PM

  @Beervana exceptio probat regulam in casibus non exceptis

Wednesday March 28, 2012 05:57 PM

  @Beervana Although, I would say that La Chouffe is the exception that proves the rule, not Green Flash.

Wednesday March 28, 2012 05:59 PM

  @SudsyMaggie Deep, eh?

Wednesday March 28, 2012 06:21 PM

  @violetcraft Dude, you don't even want to see what fourteen looks like now

Wednesday March 28, 2012 06:22 PM

  @socialretard @UrbanBeerHiker @mizmemmy I got your Mayor of Brown Town right here.

Thursday March 29, 2012 09:47 AM

  PDX beer people, remember not to get worked up about the Beer City USA poll. Best solution: Vote Asheville, here's why:

Thursday March 29, 2012 09:49 AM

  @ShortSnoutBrew It's OK to play the lottery when the jackpot is so large that your expected outcome >= 1.

Thursday March 29, 2012 09:50 AM

  RT @beerherejohnny: FredFest tix on sale today, March 29 |…

Thursday March 29, 2012 09:55 AM

  Yes! Did you get this memo @Beervana ? RT @PintsNW: Green Flash Le Freak is great if you like the taste of band-aids.

Thursday March 29, 2012 10:15 AM

  RT @brewsite: New blog: Oregon Garden Brewfest (2012)

Thursday March 29, 2012 10:17 AM

  @brewsite Whoa, I like the @LuckyLabPDX banner on your page. When did that go up?

Thursday March 29, 2012 05:06 PM

  Man, I hoped to get my post done on the new way some California breweries are fighting beer scalpers, but it will have to wait 'til Sunday

Friday March 30, 2012 09:58 AM

  RT @beerinator: "Can you smoke hops? Asking for a friend." - Ben Franklin #misquotebenfranklinday

Friday March 30, 2012 10:00 AM

  New blog post: @BenderPDX: Finding New Portland Bars - Google Map of new bars in your neighborhood

Friday March 30, 2012 01:59 PM

  UPS sure has a way with words: "Driver Release Location: MET CUSTOMER WOMAN"

Friday March 30, 2012 02:23 PM

  RT @HeavyCreamBand: Spermicidal tendencies

Friday March 30, 2012 02:30 PM

  Life's too cheap to drink Short Beer. - Ben Franklin #misquotebenfranklinday

Saturday March 31, 2012 08:05 AM

  Dreamt I biked across a PDX bridge to Panhandle Park in SF. Thought "this is ten minutes from my house, why don't I come here more often?"

Saturday March 31, 2012 08:13 AM

  @SudsyMaggie My first thought was "Oh cool, Toronado is just down the street".

Close March 2012

April 2012
Sunday April 01, 2012 09:54 AM

  RT @hairofthedog: Releasing our 1st lager at FredFest 2012 May 13th, it's named after my mother. Lila is 6% abv, made with organic pilsn ...

Sunday April 01, 2012 10:05 AM

  New blog post: Beer Licensing Agreements - What will @StoneGreg and @StoneBrewingCo think of next?

Sunday April 01, 2012 10:26 AM

  RT @BREWPUBLIC: Beer Notes: Papazian Admits to Fixing BeerCity USA Polls, Secret Love for Beer Cocktails, Oakshire in NC ...

Sunday April 01, 2012 11:11 AM

  What about that miraculous survivor of a helmetless bike ride? RT @BTAOregon: Bicyclist Runs Stop Sign, Survives

Sunday April 01, 2012 05:56 PM

  @geoffuse @stonegreg @stonebrewingco Cheers!

Monday April 02, 2012 09:50 AM

  Happy yesterday's April Fool post on Beer Licensing Agreements rang true enough to fool a few commenters -

Monday April 02, 2012 11:49 AM

  @Isaiah60_20 Yep. Just like those Commies at Microsoft and Apple, where everything's under a EULA.

Tuesday April 03, 2012 09:54 AM

  RT @portlandbeer: Craft Brew Alliance Unveils Gluten-Free Craft Beers Brewed with Barley… #craftbeer #glutenfree

Tuesday April 03, 2012 09:55 AM

  RT @pintsbrewing: Mark your calendars for April 13th...

Tuesday April 03, 2012 11:56 AM

  Next year let's turn April Fool's into a holiday where adults dress in costumes and drink too much. There should be greeting cards, too.

Tuesday April 03, 2012 02:44 PM

  @HorseBrassPub What happened to the Rotating Taps prices? They were on there a couple weeks ago?

Tuesday April 03, 2012 02:46 PM

  @StoneBrewingCo @craftbeerlaw Geez, I thought the nuclear weapons clause would clue people in on the joke. That's from the iTunes EULA, btw

Tuesday April 03, 2012 03:12 PM

  Ellis cracked the new Churchkey at @CapsAndCorks. Not bad/not great

Tuesday April 03, 2012 04:59 PM

  Serious question: why can't communists and capitalists work together to fight speculators, whose tactics are onerous to both?

Tuesday April 03, 2012 05:34 PM

  @ConOat No, you're confusing economics and politics. Capitalism could care less about freedom.

Tuesday April 03, 2012 06:45 PM

  @mdolemite There's a bar called "Tweaker" in SF?

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:15 AM

  RT @FakeCivilWar: Nichelle Nichols has met other presidents, too.…

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:17 AM

  New blog post: Portland vs. Austin: Beer Festival Edition - Hat tip to @ILoveBeerBlog, also a little plug for #SBWF2012

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:34 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Definitely hit the Draught House, here's my take:, and swim at Barton Springs. You and I need to talk.

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:42 AM

  @jwall4 Weird, I got 2 emails about your comment. If it doesn't show up in a minute I'll paste it in for you. It was the "I love you" one?

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:44 AM

  RT @barleybrowns: Big news for Barley Brown’s…

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:47 AM

  @jwall4 All right, I pasted yours in. Dunno what's up, I wonder if that happens a lot?

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:56 AM

  RT @jwall4: My response to Portland's (ex-Austinite) @itspubnight after he makes generalizations about ATX based on AustinBeerFest http: ...

Wednesday April 04, 2012 11:57 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Not today but sometime soon

Wednesday April 04, 2012 12:22 PM

  @shefskitchen @jwall4 I sure miss the swimming, the BBQ, the Tex-Mex, the @draughthouse, and many friends. But very happy in PDX. Cheers!

Wednesday April 04, 2012 05:49 PM

  RT @cheesebarpdx: Yum! Release 6 pm. Brewer DJ 7 to 10. Rock!

Wednesday April 04, 2012 10:31 PM

  RT @BREWPUBLIC: Beers w @itspubnight @beerherejohnny and @joshwithpants @commonsbrewery @cheesebarpdx LOVE!

Thursday April 05, 2012 09:12 AM

  RT @beerherejohnny: Meet the Brewer and two First Thursday events tonight |…

Friday April 06, 2012 08:25 AM

  @BREWPUBLIC What? Weren't we just the other night pooh-poohing blogging about blogging? #ISaidPoohPooh

Friday April 06, 2012 08:26 AM

  RT @NSPBeerBlog: The Brewer's Tasting Dinner @OregonGarden Brewfest features six small plates each paired with a great #craftbeer! http: ...

Friday April 06, 2012 08:38 AM

  RT @BenderPDX: This weeks new liquor license applications #olcc #pdx #plywoodreport #futuredrinking

Friday April 06, 2012 09:03 AM

  Not so common stuff to try at the #SBWF: Long Brewing, Logsdon, U-Brew, Harvester, Rusty Truck, Gilgamesh, Mt. Tabor, 7 Brides...

Friday April 06, 2012 09:27 AM

  @BikePortland You could start a beer blog so that they learn it's alcohol that keeps daddy away

Friday April 06, 2012 11:22 AM

  #SBWF Tip no. 1: the firemen across from the info booth near the stage have Ninkasi Bourbon-aged Imperiale and Widmer Alt among others

Friday April 06, 2012 11:52 AM

  #SBWF Tip no. 2: New brewery Sasquatch Brewing is unannounced but pouring at booth 23.

Friday April 06, 2012 01:10 PM

  Another unannounced brewery at #SBWF: Falling Sky from Eugene. Nice smoky porter and off-style bitter

Friday April 06, 2012 01:27 PM

  Hint for #SBWF vendors: if you're flogging something naughty like e-cigarettes, get some hot booth babes, not some dumpy guy

Friday April 06, 2012 01:41 PM

  Center of gravity at #SBWF is the corner with Logsdon, Long, Falling Sky, Good Life

Friday April 06, 2012 01:45 PM

  #SBWF Tip no. 3: They'll fill last year's glass, so bring it and buy the cheap mug on the way in

Friday April 06, 2012 02:05 PM

  That dude is not from Trinidad #SBWF

Friday April 06, 2012 02:33 PM

  Oh no I'm stuck at #SBWF eating my lunch with a guy folding origami

Friday April 06, 2012 08:56 PM

  RT @richardmiller: The only surprise (to me) is Greece. RT @brx0: Map showing density of Metal Bands by country.… th ...

Monday April 09, 2012 10:02 AM

  Pretty good subject line on spam email selling Italian foodstuffs: "Let groped for Easter". OK, but do I have to buy the cheese too?

Monday April 09, 2012 10:44 AM

  RT @olllllo: Cantillon, Buddy Guy, Zappos and Carnival - Gueuze, Blues & Shoes Cruise #unlikelybeercollabs

Tuesday April 10, 2012 08:31 AM

  RT @beerinator: Cool things for a brewery checklist: ☐ Canning line, ☐ Buy some barrels, ☐ Collaborate with some other guy, ☐ Build 2 ...

Tuesday April 10, 2012 03:23 PM

  I guess I'm off-again on Lucky Lab's Gin Dog. First I really didn't like it, then I loved it, now I don't like it again :-( What gives?

Tuesday April 10, 2012 04:08 PM

  @Grotusque Must be

Wednesday April 11, 2012 01:46 PM

  Kind of sad that it's not yet 2 but I've already eaten 3 square meals today

Wednesday April 11, 2012 02:35 PM

  @SnobRitch What, something's going on at @breaksidebrews? I thought Amarillo was cotton country, not wheat.

Thursday April 12, 2012 03:00 PM

  Where has this been all my life? RT @SamuraiArtist: Boobstagram Is How You Will Spend the Rest of Your Day

Friday April 13, 2012 09:08 AM

  New blog post: Portland Pub Crawl: NW 17th and 16th

Friday April 13, 2012 09:12 AM

  Man, have you guys taken that excellent Beer List Challenge on Facebook yet?

Friday April 13, 2012 09:13 AM

  RT @AGSHender: @itspubnight No, nor the food challenge, state challenge, or country challenge. I've taken the block-the-challenge-app ch ...

Friday April 13, 2012 10:47 AM

  Try the stout for sure RT @pintsbrewing: Grand opening at noon with burgers and brats we will have the full lineup of PINTS beers on tap.

Friday April 13, 2012 11:44 AM

  Ugh, just realized this morning's blog post uses "by no means" in two sentences in a row

Saturday April 14, 2012 01:53 PM

  Wherefore art thou new cell phone?

Saturday April 14, 2012 08:53 PM

  Kick ass - Camarosmith on the stereo at Apex.

Sunday April 15, 2012 03:18 PM

  Wife: Do you think they're serious about that speed zone? #yes

Monday April 16, 2012 10:49 AM

  Friday I put a new pub crawl on the blog; an underappreciated corner of NW: Portland Pub Crawl: NW 17th and 16th

Monday April 16, 2012 10:55 AM

  Here I was thinking "Katniss Everdeen" was a pretty uncommon name, but there are dozens of them on twitter:!/search/user…

Tuesday April 17, 2012 05:45 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @humulonered @SnobRitch @jwall4 Sam's Bar-B-Cue on East 12th. Get the mutton and the Brisket.

Tuesday April 17, 2012 09:52 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @humulonered @SnobRitch @jwall4 Carla's fave is Ruby's on Guadalupe; reminds me that RuDy's is passable in the burbs.

Tuesday April 17, 2012 10:18 PM

  There but for the grace of God go I: 'Naked man arrested at PDX after disrobing at security checkpoint' #fb

Wednesday April 18, 2012 09:37 AM

  RT @Poweredbyyeast: Happy birthday to my brother Christopher or King C or Chris or whatever you call him! 40 years young-Cheers homie!

Wednesday April 18, 2012 05:05 PM

  RT @latlansky: Alright, who sold my email to Charlie Hales for Portland Mayor?

Thursday April 19, 2012 09:13 AM

  @AleTrail I never liked Tastival

Thursday April 19, 2012 09:19 AM

  New blog post: Check Out These Floaties - Seattle's Two Beers arrives in cans in Oregon

Thursday April 19, 2012 11:31 AM

  RT @toenut: This just made my day #waxinggonewild

Thursday April 19, 2012 11:51 AM

  The rain is light today, but it's deceptively wet

Thursday April 19, 2012 12:25 PM

  @JfwellsPDX I bought the two Two Beers beers at @CapsandCorks; it's available at all the finer places

Thursday April 19, 2012 03:08 PM

  Your fixie is beautiful, but I don't think you have to lock both wheels to the staple rack.

Thursday April 19, 2012 03:58 PM

  @yaeger Latvia has better porters #troll @LithuaniaNews @wweek

Friday April 20, 2012 09:35 AM

  Nice article! RT @lucyburningham: The craft beer boom in Bend, Oregon. My story in @nytimestravel.…

Friday April 20, 2012 09:38 AM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @socialretard Good luck, gents! Did you remember to bring along a tap for the keg?

Friday April 20, 2012 10:55 AM

  Happiness is finding a few hundred lines of decades-old dead code in a file that you hate #delete

Friday April 20, 2012 01:52 PM

  RT @Beeronomics: A Year of Widmer Rotator IPA - which is your favorite?…

Friday April 20, 2012 01:54 PM

  @ConOat @toenut Won't be long before people are calling it The Screwery

Friday April 20, 2012 01:54 PM

  @HorseBrassPub Yo yo what happened to the prices that started to be listed on the Guest Tap Menu?

Friday April 20, 2012 01:59 PM

  @halfbipolar Guess I'll have to try it again. Were you in SE or NW?

Friday April 20, 2012 08:05 PM

  What is the world's most photographed urinal?

Sunday April 22, 2012 09:10 AM

  The perfect is also the enemy of the terrible-but-no-longer-completely-broken #softwareDevelopment #weekendWork

Monday April 23, 2012 02:38 PM

  @BadFetch Thanks man, they caught us before we got out the front door. Nice to see you!

Monday April 23, 2012 05:30 PM

  RT @asmartt1: Enjoying an orgy of beers @hawthorne hophouse. Monday means 1/2 price flights; 24 samplers for $12!!!

Wednesday April 25, 2012 11:44 AM

  If I lived in a Lebanese pastry shop, I would weigh 1,000 pounds

Wednesday April 25, 2012 03:25 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @yaeger Yeah some of those Belgian yeasts can induce lactation in males. Be careful.

Wednesday April 25, 2012 04:49 PM

  It's @CommonsBrewery meet-the-brewer at @CapsandCorks tonight. Tried to send a pic of Sean's cool faux Commons taphandle but twitpic failed

Wednesday April 25, 2012 05:37 PM

  Here's the sweet @CommonsBrewery makeshift taphandle at @CapsandCorks. Meet the brewer there tonight.

Thursday April 26, 2012 09:56 AM

  RT @Grotusque: Going to go with pants today.

Thursday April 26, 2012 09:59 AM

  RT @BikePortland: Old Town Pizza now does Old Town Brewing, and they're delivering beer by bike

Thursday April 26, 2012 12:46 PM

  Awesome RT @UrbanBeerHiker: Official distance total for our keg haul from @BlackRavenBrew to @LatonaPub: 25.18 mi.

Thursday April 26, 2012 12:50 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @socialretard Couple of cardboard signs and you could hang out at any intersection in the country

Thursday April 26, 2012 03:21 PM

  That Pandora Beatles channel gets pretty annoying after a while

Thursday April 26, 2012 03:23 PM

  @austin_c_baker Oh yeah, happy birthday hombre!

Thursday April 26, 2012 03:36 PM

  Help me with this rhyme: "Kombucha after beer, never fear; beer after kombucha, ____ ______" #PortlandiaProblems

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:10 PM

  No one has a word that rhymes with Kombucha for "Beer after kombucha, ____ ____"? @PortlandiaTV

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:28 PM

  I'm so glad I joined this #ConferenceCall #TheyShootHorsesDontThey

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:40 PM

  It's a competent beginning... What else? RT @AGSHender: "Beer after kombucha, it'll puke ya." Or, "Beer after kombucha, you'll puke. Yeah."

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:43 PM

  @BikePortland I'm especially worried about Eileen's stock phrase about "I'll eliminate pet projects". Code for bike projects?

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:45 PM

  Nice rhyme, but we need more Fear Factor RT @mdolemite: "Beer after kombucha, may not suit ya"?

Thursday April 26, 2012 04:54 PM

  Beer after Kombucha ... RT @beermusingskris: "To your bathroom, it'll glue ya."

Thursday April 26, 2012 05:12 PM

  RT @toenut: Beer after kombucha, why the fuck did you drink kombucha?

Thursday April 26, 2012 05:25 PM

  @angeloregon @TheBeerWench I would never presume such a thing...

Thursday April 26, 2012 05:26 PM

  Beer before Kombucha... RT @angeloregon: Electrocuteya, bummed future, karma sutra

Thursday April 26, 2012 05:27 PM

  @angeloregon Crap, got before and after mixed up

Friday April 27, 2012 11:42 AM

  RT @angelhair: Klouchebag score for @angelhair: 39, or 'a bit of a prat'.

Friday April 27, 2012 07:02 PM

  Lemon my Occidental

Monday April 30, 2012 03:19 PM

  RT @asmartt1: Another weekend, another beer festival

Monday April 30, 2012 03:23 PM

  @beermusingskris Who did that terrible no-drinking lunch thing to you?

Monday April 30, 2012 03:28 PM

  That's cheap RT @PortlandAfoot: The PNW is getting its own Chinatown bus: PDX->SEA for ... $7. With wifi.

Close April 2012

May 2012
Tuesday May 01, 2012 10:11 AM

  @pdxgreendragon @TravelOregon @travelportland Don't fall for it *again* - DON'T vote PDX for Beer City, here's why:

Tuesday May 01, 2012 02:22 PM

  @kscaldef Good idea. In the same vein, I' m trying to decide if this is a good week to rant again about the term "craft beer"

Tuesday May 01, 2012 03:13 PM

  @CharliePapazian From last year, still my opinion: A similar idea this year from @beerherejohnny:…

Tuesday May 01, 2012 04:49 PM

  Hey anarchists, are you going to buy carbon offsets for all the police helicopters you've launched today?

Wednesday May 02, 2012 11:04 AM

  Oh, #CBC2012 is just starting now? So there's still time for me to post a pissy rant about the phrase "craft beer"? #PostCraftWorld

Wednesday May 02, 2012 11:24 AM

  @derrickvee You're right of course. But I have to have something to complain about.

Wednesday May 02, 2012 01:13 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @snobritch Don't wreck your palates

Thursday May 03, 2012 09:38 AM

  New blog post: Let's Stop Calling It "Craft" Beer #craftbeer #troll

Friday May 04, 2012 08:32 PM

  You don't often see a woman with a metal detector at an elementary school playground. Good thing I'm already married #fb

Friday May 04, 2012 08:35 PM

  RT @MrChuckD: Peep this photo here right after our very 1st show Passaic Theater backstage License To Ill Tour Apri ...

Sunday May 06, 2012 05:54 PM

  Just discovered that Mt Hood is visible from Main and Grand

Tuesday May 08, 2012 08:52 AM

  RT @ElGordo: OK, Mr. Flick, now I understand why you don't like it when your name tag is in all caps.

Tuesday May 08, 2012 09:04 AM

  New blog post: Gregwatch: May 2012 - - also looking forward to Fred Fest Sunday

Tuesday May 08, 2012 07:53 PM

  Damn these Gigantic beers are delicious. It's going to be huge.

Tuesday May 08, 2012 08:18 PM

  @AGShender Gargantuan

Tuesday May 08, 2012 09:06 PM

  @AGShender @pdxcoug Large?

Wednesday May 09, 2012 10:23 AM

  RT @Jefferson4PDX: RT @staceydycus @JSFloresPDX @BikePortland @hjesteve: "The solution isn’t pitting bicyclists against drivers" http:// ...

Wednesday May 09, 2012 02:07 PM

  Granted it was a little chilly this morning. But I think it's warmed up enough that you don't need that balaclava under your bike helmet

Wednesday May 09, 2012 02:47 PM

  @tastybeers It's awesome, you won't be disappointed.

Thursday May 10, 2012 09:34 AM

  New blog post: Honest Pints... of Pabst

Thursday May 10, 2012 10:20 AM

  RT @GiganticBrewing: Gigantic Tap Room & Champagne Lounge hours: Open Hump Day through the Lords Day. Wed-Fri 3-9 Sat 2-9 Sun 2-8

Friday May 11, 2012 05:43 PM

  From the mouths of babes... well, an 8th grader. My phrase for the day: "grim satisfaction".

Sunday May 13, 2012 06:13 PM

  Fred Fest hospitality tip from @HairOfTheDog: serve cheese on a mirror to make it look roomier

Monday May 14, 2012 12:17 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Let's set up a Rimming Booth at the Fruit Beer Fest! Er, on second thought...

Tuesday May 15, 2012 03:38 PM

  RT @TinyNietzsche: I'm looking Lithuania, but feeling Estonia.

Tuesday May 15, 2012 03:56 PM

  @EastBurn ARGGHH! Southern Hemisphere uses dried hops, see SN's website: "the fresh hops in this beer are dried right after being picked"

Tuesday May 15, 2012 04:02 PM

  @BeaverStateBeer Don't get me started. Dried hops are *not* fresh:

Tuesday May 15, 2012 04:06 PM

  @BeaverStateBeer Whew! The aneurysm you gave me prevented me from noticing the wink you put on the end. Now I'll lighten up.

Tuesday May 15, 2012 04:45 PM

  Hey @AveryBrewingCo Google search says some of your webpages have been hacked, FYI

Thursday May 17, 2012 03:17 PM

  @latlansky Hope that's not my wife

Friday May 18, 2012 11:57 AM

  RT @TheBeerWench: Odd how the custom crush model is widely accepted by wine drinkers, yet contract brewing has a negative stigma with (m ...

Friday May 18, 2012 03:27 PM

  What driving test does the state of Washington administer to ensure such consistently shitty drivers?

Friday May 18, 2012 04:06 PM

  RT @kscaldef: Man, these days everyone talks about how they knew some band before everyone else. I was doing that before it was cool.

Friday May 18, 2012 05:07 PM

  @richardmiller So *you're* the one that's been using them as a lavatory. I thought it was the police horses. @BikePortland

Monday May 21, 2012 07:11 PM

  At long last, I have made it to Brewers Union in Oakridge. Knocking back a few of them big tasty pints

Wednesday May 23, 2012 10:52 AM

  @Beervana Van Havig did a Belgian Congo themed beer years ago:…

Thursday May 24, 2012 10:33 AM

  New blog post: Brewers Union Local 180 - Oakridge, Oregon

Thursday May 24, 2012 10:37 AM

  @clearlydiluted Thank you! Fixed.

Thursday May 24, 2012 12:12 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Do it! Is there anyone there with the last name "Idaho" also?

Thursday May 24, 2012 12:24 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC That Killer Beer Fest list looks... well, killer

Thursday May 24, 2012 03:56 PM

  RT @LeighMarble: Free today til midnight: my new record, with guests @erinmckeown, @AsceticJunkies, Rachel Taylor Brown, Jesse Emerson! ...

Thursday May 24, 2012 04:32 PM

  Anyone thinking of investing five large in @CommonsBrewery?

Friday May 25, 2012 09:19 AM

  @JfwellsPDX Probably in the event of default, you lose your money :)

Friday May 25, 2012 09:22 AM

  @JfwellsPDX It's up to you to drink up the free ones while waiting for the loan to be repaid

Friday May 25, 2012 12:08 PM

  You can get a lot done if you start working by 9 AM #protip

Friday May 25, 2012 12:10 PM

  Hate to see it go RT @beerherejohnny: They tore the New Old Lompoc down yesterday...…

Friday May 25, 2012 02:36 PM

  Always enjoyable to watch a couple of ladies sitting at a bar drinking beer. Even better when one reaches over to pick the other's nose

Saturday May 26, 2012 02:36 PM

  Lots of French literature paperbacks at the garage sale at 20th and Madison right now

Saturday May 26, 2012 03:01 PM

  @tsiatko Poetry and lit.

Saturday May 26, 2012 10:35 PM

  Teenager perspective: "Wasn't Hitler still around when you were alive?" #fb

Saturday May 26, 2012 10:40 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker And still alive (so far)

Monday May 28, 2012 03:03 PM

  Kids are pretty tough these days

Wednesday May 30, 2012 09:52 AM

  Free band name: Pilate Error

Wednesday May 30, 2012 09:57 AM

  @OakshireMatt I dunno, that new location isn't surrounded by railroad tracks. That just doesn't seem right.

Wednesday May 30, 2012 02:44 PM

  @LeighMarble Um... no. I don't get the Weezer, and thank God you don't remind me of Tom Petty

Wednesday May 30, 2012 02:50 PM

  Pretty bold claim by @brewsite: "Oregon Trail is brewing the best beer in Corvallis". Discuss.…

Wednesday May 30, 2012 03:03 PM

  RT @AGSHender: @itspubnight If available in bottles or cans, the Wit would be my go-to "I think I'll have a beer" beer.

Wednesday May 30, 2012 04:56 PM

  RT @Beervana: Meet the new brewery: Gigantic.… @GiganticBrewing

Wednesday May 30, 2012 07:24 PM

  @lescavesdrew I only have experience with the bourbon porter, never had a problem, but I was surprised by @brewsite's bold statement

Thursday May 31, 2012 08:16 AM

  New blog post: Au revoir, Angelo! @BREWPUBLIC

Thursday May 31, 2012 08:59 AM

  I hate facebook. And I'm not even a shareholder.

Thursday May 31, 2012 10:22 AM

  @BREWPUBLIC We'll stay in touch, my man

Thursday May 31, 2012 10:27 AM

  @hopapalooza Same salary, but less prestige than writing for @BREWPUBLIC

Thursday May 31, 2012 12:03 PM

  It's been a good blogging month: a different kind of punctuation mark in every title: ,!-...:""

Thursday May 31, 2012 03:25 PM

  RT @BikePortland: Again, my words of wisdom to avoid road rage and its consequences: Do not engage yelling or screaming at other road us ...

Thursday May 31, 2012 03:33 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Dude this is the new me, I only blog when I feel like it, not forcing out two posts a week like I used to

Thursday May 31, 2012 03:35 PM

  Woot! RT @sabernar: @hairofthedog is now open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday. #pdxbeer

Close May 2012

June 2012
Friday June 01, 2012 10:01 AM

  Shred-It can kiss my ass #noisepollution

Friday June 01, 2012 01:53 PM

  @Beervana Ho hum.

Friday June 01, 2012 01:58 PM

  Wahoo! Too bad I already ate my porchetta sandwich today RT @mditullo: @BaileysTaproom Now Open 10.7% More Often!

Friday June 01, 2012 02:53 PM

  CenturyLink customer service sucks. Can I get an amen?

Friday June 01, 2012 03:25 PM

  @CenturyLinkHelp You can probably help, please DM me an email address so I can contact you, thanks.

Saturday June 02, 2012 12:11 PM

  Whoa, my free @car2goPortland minutes were about to expire tomorrow. Remain indoors, I will soon be driving a clown car around town

Saturday June 02, 2012 12:12 PM

  RT @TheHopfather: Check out this @BREWPUBLIC sneak peak of some of the beers that will be featured next weekend @FruitBeerFest http://t. ...

Monday June 04, 2012 09:59 AM

  RT @HopworksBeer: Hey everyone, just a reminder, today is BikeBar's 1st Anniversary. Come celebrate with $2 beers any time today at... h ...

Monday June 04, 2012 10:06 AM

  @SnobRitch @BenEdmundsPDX @breaksidebrews You could try and outdo Vasilli with a beer called Camera Obscura, brewed with real cameras

Monday June 04, 2012 10:07 AM

  RT @ajds: The plural is Traders Joe's.

Monday June 04, 2012 01:07 PM

  RT @jacobgrier: Someone blog about the $2500/ticket Romney lunch in PDX that has shut down entire block of food carts.

Tuesday June 05, 2012 07:04 AM

  60 years on the throne! That poor lady...

Tuesday June 05, 2012 11:01 AM

  New blog post: Preview: Portland Fruit Beer Festival 2012 - this weekend

Tuesday June 05, 2012 11:01 AM

  @texpatriate I love that song

Tuesday June 05, 2012 11:02 AM

  RT @valientthorr: Does Tulsa have twitter?

Tuesday June 05, 2012 12:47 PM

  Oops forgot earlier to say @ShortSnoutBrew will have a rare beer at the @FruitBeerFest this weekend. Now fixed:

Tuesday June 05, 2012 03:59 PM

  @JfwellsPDX @Beervana Oh, Red Fang. I thought you meant this Mt. Tabor video by my Oklahomeboys Flaming Lips:

Tuesday June 05, 2012 04:07 PM

  Couldn't agree more RT @CookingAsshole: I want an electric car because burning coal is much better than gasoline.

Tuesday June 05, 2012 05:40 PM

  @BrewmanceNW Where'd you get that? A little bird told me a few weeks ago that some of them were infected and bulging like that

Tuesday June 05, 2012 05:47 PM

  @BrewmanceNW Just be careful with your optic nerve

Tuesday June 05, 2012 07:08 PM

  Empirical result: OMSI to Apex is 5 times faster by bike than by car #fb

Wednesday June 06, 2012 04:26 PM

  Oregon love from @draftmag RT: Have you sampled stuff from these awesome Oregon breweries yet?

Thursday June 07, 2012 10:28 AM

  Plus if you run into something while drunk, they remove your ears RT @BeaverStateBeer: Bottle opening sun glasses

Thursday June 07, 2012 10:49 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Yesterday your attitude was too positive, so they had to bring you down a rung today

Thursday June 07, 2012 03:19 PM

  It's a damn battleship. Is a chain link fence going to keep it safer? #pdx #fleetweek

Thursday June 07, 2012 04:20 PM

  @angeloregon Work is the curse of the drinking class

Thursday June 07, 2012 05:24 PM

  Dear beer bloggers: Please stop blogging about blogging, and resume blogging about beer. Thank you.

Thursday June 07, 2012 05:38 PM

  Anyone going to that Portland Root Beer Festival this weekend?

Thursday June 07, 2012 05:43 PM

  @pdxgreendragon Someone told me it was at Burnside Saturday and Sunday

Thursday June 07, 2012 05:55 PM

  @Copenhagen307 Thanks, dude! You just saved me a ton of time each day

Thursday June 07, 2012 08:20 PM

  @SeattleBeerNews @UrbanBeerHiker Not sure how to take that, but it makes ME happy that you only blog about beer

Thursday June 07, 2012 08:26 PM

  @Portland_Beer Um... @emilyengdahl isn't at all one of the bloggers I was aiming at... just beer banter anyway, no one take it personally

Friday June 08, 2012 07:39 PM

  Rye beer fest was awesome. Commons and Hopworks were great among others.

Friday June 08, 2012 07:41 PM

  Dude at Gorditos just got $20 from the ATM with a $3 fee

Saturday June 09, 2012 04:12 PM

  Pouring beer at @fruitbeerfest alongside the legendary @CookingAsshole. What a prick.

Saturday June 09, 2012 07:14 PM

  Oh cool Mark Zuckerberg's band is about to play @FruitBeerFest

Saturday June 09, 2012 08:00 PM

  @CookingAsshole Dude that was fun.

Saturday June 09, 2012 09:38 PM

  Total brewer shit-show at Apex for 10 Barrel night

Saturday June 09, 2012 10:00 PM

  @OakshireMatt You tell me.

Tuesday June 12, 2012 12:04 PM

  New blog post: Rye Beer Fest 2012 Recap -

Tuesday June 12, 2012 12:12 PM

  RT @pintsbrewing: Meet the Brewer! Visit Zach tomorrow (Tuesday) at Caps & Corks -

Wednesday June 13, 2012 08:50 AM

  @SudsyMaggie Beer+Cheese Fest Sunday will be fun; Wildwood Dinner on Thur - when are you coming? Calendar:

Wednesday June 13, 2012 11:34 AM

  Uh, forgot ordering a case of Full Sail Imp Stout at @TheBeermongers last weekend, but @goodbye_ohio just called to say it's in #goodtimes

Wednesday June 13, 2012 11:56 AM

  @jwall4 Cool. Great location.

Wednesday June 13, 2012 04:03 PM

  RT @EastBurn: Get tickets for Beer Belly w/ Everybody's Brewery TOMORROW at EastBurn #Portland #pdxbeer - via @ShowClix

Wednesday June 13, 2012 04:09 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Jesse keeps amazing me with the stuff he brings in

Wednesday June 13, 2012 04:39 PM

  Trader Ron's RT @UrbanBeerHiker: Drinking Ten Buck Chuck (pint of @cascadebrewing The Vine) at @Chucks85th. cc: @mizmemmy

Wednesday June 13, 2012 05:16 PM

  Good Lord! The @zythophiliac held a tasting of beers 77, 110, and 137 YEARS old:… - how's that for a cellar?

Thursday June 14, 2012 10:54 AM

  Dear co-workers: if you need me on a conference call during my 3-hour afternoon gym/lunch/beer break, I need a few hours' notice

Thursday June 14, 2012 02:42 PM

  Yeah, but that Barrel Aged Beer Seminar didn't have any beer from tequila barrels or absinthe barrels #sourgrapes #everclearbarrels

Thursday June 14, 2012 03:35 PM

  @WeLoveNips Wait, what supermarket had $9 Cantillon? And don't forget that SPE is a handier number than cents per ounce

Friday June 15, 2012 11:01 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Who did you poke?

Friday June 15, 2012 11:47 AM

  RT @clearlydiluted: Is it still a shower beer if you drink it out of a tulip stemmed glass?

Friday June 15, 2012 11:50 AM

  RT @BikePortland: URGENT: NoPo Sunday Parkways just a week away and PBOT is in dire need of volunteers. Go here to sign up please http:/ ...

Friday June 15, 2012 03:00 PM

  My dream has come true. I am having lunch at @BaileysTaproom

Friday June 15, 2012 05:51 PM

  Touched that an Israeli woman in Africa for medical treatment emailed me from Taiwan to offer me money if I reply to her Japanese email #fb

Friday June 15, 2012 05:58 PM

  @beerscott @beermusingskris Your water bill rose $12 per day. If you take it all out of beer, and you sell 120 pints/day, that's 10 cents

Friday June 15, 2012 06:03 PM

  @beerscott Now don't get touchy. I'm just saying a 25 cent hike covers an $1100 increase after only 49 beers

Friday June 15, 2012 06:06 PM

  @beerscott BTW, I really didn't mean it as a complaint. Lots of draft prices have gone up lately. I just like doing arithmetic

Friday June 15, 2012 06:25 PM

  Who's in for the Botox party? #PearlDistrict

Friday June 15, 2012 10:14 PM

  This @Oakshire Perfect Storm is tasty - when did that come out?

Friday June 15, 2012 10:55 PM

  @Oakshire Thanks! I'm always a little behind the times. Nice beer!

Saturday June 16, 2012 04:08 PM

  I love the beer people. No twitter handles. You know who you are

Saturday June 16, 2012 04:42 PM

  @AGSHender You and your charming wife and some other people I know and some other people I don't know

Saturday June 16, 2012 10:11 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Oh sorry out on a date with the wife. Someday soon though

Monday June 18, 2012 05:28 AM

  Now that the TSA has replaced the metal detectors with paper detectors I feel safer than ever when flying

Monday June 18, 2012 10:06 PM

  Musty tienda near my Silicon Valley hotel has a few 750s of Gnomegang in the cooler for $10. Lost Abbey Inferno & Avant Garde too #gofigure

Wednesday June 20, 2012 10:47 PM

  Ugh, I tried to make a bad pun on Sunnyvale, but I screwed it up because I always think of Sunnydale #buffy #suckyvale #pun

Thursday June 21, 2012 11:34 AM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Price Index: Summer 2012…

Thursday June 21, 2012 10:20 PM

  The Silicon Valley is a weird place. Lots of great, cheap Indian food places with no customers that are not Indian. What's up with that?

Thursday June 21, 2012 10:22 PM

  Also, has Faultline Brewing been going downhill or is it just me? Used to be OK beer + great food. Now bad beer + OK food

Friday June 22, 2012 09:31 AM

  @ILoveBeerBlog But how will you mimic the persistent cold drizzle?

Friday June 22, 2012 08:49 PM

  Light Rail into downtown San Jose. Had no idea what a big business bail bonds are here.

Friday June 22, 2012 09:15 PM

  Good Karma's rep for great beer in San Jose is deserved - 15 great taps - but they close at 9. I got a beer but missed the vegan food

Friday June 22, 2012 10:05 PM

  @SudsyMaggie Definitely check it out if you're in SJ

Saturday June 23, 2012 01:10 PM

  Pilot's nickname for the pretty stewardess: "Breakfast". That didn't provoke more than a dozen lewd thoughts in my mind.

Sunday June 24, 2012 10:10 AM

  @acseger Do they still call it "the longest vacation you'll ever endure"?

Sunday June 24, 2012 11:51 AM

  Some brothers from the Bike Temple blessed my bike at their intersection a little west of Kenton Park #SundayParkways #Hallelujah

Sunday June 24, 2012 01:49 PM

  Saw two moms on extracycles, with a total of five kids as passengers. Seven people on two bikes #SundayParkways

Monday June 25, 2012 11:50 AM

  @faultlinebrew The pale and brown both had noticeable amounts of diacetyl. The food was OK, not as carefully prepared as it used to be?

Monday June 25, 2012 03:00 PM

  ESPN has shown two "kicked in the groin" kickboxing clips in the last five minutes #latelunch #owmyballs #enoughalready

Monday June 25, 2012 04:09 PM

  I'm not a huge movie person, but this blog is awesome: Roger Ebert's Worst Reviews

Monday June 25, 2012 04:36 PM

  The Bangles claim vote fraud RT @colinmeloy: Good times: listening to NPR news, pretending Morrissey has been elected president of Egypt.

Monday June 25, 2012 05:21 PM

  @texpatriate That must have been the granddaddy of Midsummer hangovers

Monday June 25, 2012 05:49 PM

  RT @ILoveBeerBlog: Celis Brewery Returning to Austin!

Tuesday June 26, 2012 07:30 AM

  A man jumps from a car and assaults a pedestrian near a train track, so the @Oregonian headline says "MAX assault" #podunkNewspaper

Tuesday June 26, 2012 07:44 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX Here's the headline on the front of the @Oregonian Metro section

Tuesday June 26, 2012 09:09 AM

  @BikePortland How about the road rage against a pedestrian that the O headlined as a "MAX assault" this morning?

Tuesday June 26, 2012 09:32 AM

  Oh how I love to use tool metaphors in a work context. Sledgehammer/walnut, screwdriver/nail, belt sander/fingernail...

Wednesday June 27, 2012 10:19 AM

  No date details from @SamuraiArtist this morning?

Wednesday June 27, 2012 10:56 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Sorry, I left out the word "salacious". Does that help?

Wednesday June 27, 2012 11:44 AM

  M&J Cafe: Portland's hangout for elderly hipsters

Wednesday June 27, 2012 12:14 PM

  I don't think I could have survived that conference call without the tequila shot

Wednesday June 27, 2012 02:12 PM

  RT @BurnsideBrewco: Mark your calendars: 7/21 International Incident bottle release + Movie Night in the parking lot with Indiana Jones ...

Wednesday June 27, 2012 07:23 PM

  Ducks like beer too

Thursday June 28, 2012 10:27 AM

  It would be fun to gather up a bunch of leafblowers and throw them all into a wood chipper

Thursday June 28, 2012 03:07 PM

  Guy at the gym told his girlfriend: "You can buy those shorts in adult sizes" #IgnoreHimHoneyYouLookGreat

Thursday June 28, 2012 03:27 PM

  Quick somebody tell me how to tell Facebook not to let @msubulldog25's wife geotag me before I see her at @hairofthedog this evening

Thursday June 28, 2012 04:07 PM

  RT @portlandbeer: Beer, Bikes, Tour de France: Velo Cult PDX…

Thursday June 28, 2012 04:14 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @portlandbeer I haven't made it there yet, but @velocult has been on my mind constantly since I heard of it

Thursday June 28, 2012 04:17 PM

  @portlandbeer Subject change: What's your RSS URL? My Google Reader for you stops in January :-(

Thursday June 28, 2012 04:59 PM

  @hairofthedog You never struck me as a Tsjeeses Freak

Thursday June 28, 2012 06:19 PM

  Knockout stuff at De Struise's tap takeover of @hairofthedog. Svea IPA reminds me of HotD Fred a little. Straight up Pannepot is my fave

Friday June 29, 2012 03:42 PM

  Dang I never even made it in to Pints as a paying customer before Zach left :-( #LazyBeerGeek (or maybe #BusyBeerGeek)

Close June 2012

July 2012
Sunday July 01, 2012 08:42 PM

  Haha @baileystaproom had the correct style listed for @stonebrewing Sublimely Self-Righteous: CDA. Delicious and sadly blown now

Sunday July 01, 2012 09:41 PM

  Cello works surprisingly well as the low end of a metal band

Sunday July 01, 2012 10:40 PM

  I kinda dug the out of tune plus cello thing, but this next band is really taxing my patience, especially with the drums miked so weirdly

Sunday July 01, 2012 10:53 PM

  "A labor of suck."

Sunday July 01, 2012 10:55 PM

  A gong just came out on stage. That's a good sign

Sunday July 01, 2012 11:32 PM

  Woman lead singer and very Sabbathy? That works for me

Monday July 02, 2012 12:59 AM

  Cool of @valientthorr to give a shout out to Ground Kontrol before playing Infinite Lives

Monday July 02, 2012 09:39 AM

  New blog post: De Struise Meet the Brewer at Hair of the Dog - really fun event last Thursday

Monday July 02, 2012 11:48 AM

  Ho hum.RT @goodbye_ohio: impressed. :-/ RT @SamuraiArtist My week on twitter

Monday July 02, 2012 11:53 AM

  New PDX liquor license applications: RT @BenderPDX: Kill all humans! Also your booze: #olcc #pdx

Monday July 02, 2012 01:44 PM

  RT @olllllo: Refrigerators are for storing beer, not glassware.

Tuesday July 03, 2012 10:48 AM

  I'm going to take @beervana's advice that no comments on yesterday's De Struise/@hairofthedog post means it was perfect

Tuesday July 03, 2012 11:06 AM

  Any animals get out? RT @JfwellsPDX: Just found out I have spent the entire morning with the barn door open.

Tuesday July 03, 2012 04:57 PM

  It sounded cool to follow a New York Times columnist. 200 tweets about his daughter's fencing tourney later, I'm out

Tuesday July 03, 2012 04:59 PM

  @sabernar Don't taunt me, I've had it with fencing right now

Tuesday July 03, 2012 05:18 PM

  @sabernar Oh, nice one! It took me several minutes to get that.

Tuesday July 03, 2012 05:27 PM

  RT @jim_reedy: @CharlesMBlow Is there a platinum medal she can go for now or is this the end of the fencing tweets?

Wednesday July 04, 2012 09:59 AM

  This Landowska LP I found in the street needs to go with the Bach, not next to Cyndi Lauper #housecleaning #procrastination

Wednesday July 04, 2012 10:36 AM

  @BREWPUBLIC What's #WW? Weepy Wednesday?

Thursday July 05, 2012 08:35 PM

  Why smoke pot in the Porta-Potty. WHY? #Bluesfest

Thursday July 05, 2012 09:38 PM

  @madocyw Can you think of an activity that is enhanced by a Porta-Potty?

Friday July 06, 2012 09:58 AM

  So I would have been better off just undoing some idiot's mistake instead of trying to convince him it's a mistake

Friday July 06, 2012 07:18 PM

  Money flows out of my wallet

Friday July 06, 2012 11:28 PM

  Lardo is friggin slamming on their opening night

Saturday July 07, 2012 11:34 AM

  Traffic advisory: I-5 in Washington is clogged with idiotic Washington drivers

Sunday July 08, 2012 07:04 PM

  Gotta say, watching the NW Jr Roller Derby championships was the most fun I've ever had at a sporting event. Intense bouts. Yay Rosebuds!

Monday July 09, 2012 11:28 AM

  @natoism Oh man how am I going to stalk you in Portland if you don't give us notice of your impending arrival?

Monday July 09, 2012 12:29 PM

  Dang! I was scratching my eyebrows and that really long one came out. 2.25 inches

Monday July 09, 2012 03:37 PM

  Little Big Burger has an awesome subwoofer cc: @lucyburningham

Tuesday July 10, 2012 10:12 AM

  @natoism Yeh mon! That's all I meant by stalking. I'm pretty sure I can make it to the reading tomorrow

Tuesday July 10, 2012 10:15 AM

  @beermusingskris Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider brewed at Celis in Austin in the 90's? [Slogan: You thought CE would make a salad dressing?]

Thursday July 12, 2012 10:50 AM

  RT @BikePortland: And when ppl use "safety" as lead for bike-related policy/etc.. it has effect of reminding people of mistaken belief t ...

Friday July 13, 2012 07:23 AM

  Way to go, Indy! RT @Dukester: “@RyanARoss: Not sure these are the beers the @beerbloggers had in mind.

Friday July 13, 2012 10:44 AM

  Did not know the Oregon Maritime Museum steamboat was equipped with a pipe organ. Kinda cool

Friday July 13, 2012 01:47 PM

  Tried to go to Pints grand opening. Near empty, but no greeting from two servers as I sat at the bar for five min. Screw it, good luck

Friday July 13, 2012 01:50 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker All I require is a "Be right with you"

Friday July 13, 2012 06:27 PM

  The Bocce players are gettin crayzee in the Park Blocks

Friday July 13, 2012 09:44 PM

  @Beervana I started composing a couple of dirty-old-man tweets in reply to your airport photo, instead I'll just say, "Right on" #attaboy

Friday July 13, 2012 11:58 PM

  RT @potentialband: Potential Band Name: Ayn Randy Savage #bandname (via @littletinyfish)

Saturday July 14, 2012 12:49 AM

  Must... not... drunk... tweet....

Saturday July 14, 2012 11:06 AM

  New blog post: New Belgium Sour Blending Symposium - I had a great time last month at this @newbelgium event

Saturday July 14, 2012 11:08 AM

  @imabrick Yep, I'll be at PIB. Who are you?

Saturday July 14, 2012 11:13 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Yikes! Well, I did link to your post about it, but I'll fix it to mention PDXBW, sorry about that

Saturday July 14, 2012 11:29 AM

  @newbelgium Did you guys know all along that "Symposium" used to mean "drinking party"?

Saturday July 14, 2012 04:54 PM

  RT @jwall4: Impressive barrel room at New Belgium. Fun tour. I won a bottle opener by guessing the # of bottles on chandelier (146) http ...

Sunday July 15, 2012 07:35 PM

  A total stranger called me "Acronym Man" today because of my SNOB t-shirt and EFF cap. Maybe I need to go back to white t-shirts

Sunday July 15, 2012 07:59 PM

  @CookingAsshole I boycotted for years, but now it seems like everything I wear has some logo on it. Something's wrong with me

Monday July 16, 2012 09:26 AM

  @tsiatko LOL

Monday July 16, 2012 09:29 AM

  New blog post: New Belgium Sour Blending Symposium - (it went up Saturday). BONUS: learn the etymology of Symposium

Monday July 16, 2012 03:50 PM

  Way to go! I guess the GABF likes that Courier font. RT @emilyengdahl: Media Credentials approved for #GABF!! WOOOO HOOOOO!

Monday July 16, 2012 03:56 PM

  @emilyengdahl Mmmm.... Arial

Tuesday July 17, 2012 09:17 AM

  OH in Waterfront Park yesterday: "We don't smoke pot, we smoke METH" #goodToKnow

Tuesday July 17, 2012 12:38 PM

  RT @gabrielamadeus: This is why you don't crowd source your ad campaign, Shell.

Tuesday July 17, 2012 12:46 PM

  Keeping thoughts about narcissistic co-worker to myself #didisaythatoutloud

Wednesday July 18, 2012 08:58 AM

  My horoscope for today must be: You have many drinking activities scheduled in the next 57 hours. My Google calendar says that anyway

Wednesday July 18, 2012 09:38 AM

  RT @socialretard: which new metal release to listen to: Into The Goat Vulva from Bestial Holocaust or At The Mercy of Satan from Satani ...

Wednesday July 18, 2012 02:57 PM

  And they called you a "flack" RT @LeeMNichols: Wow, I made a list that includes Liz Carpenter and Bill Moyers?…

Wednesday July 18, 2012 02:58 PM

  @natoism You could always go sleep at the library

Wednesday July 18, 2012 07:07 PM

  I'm not a very good captive audience

Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:16 PM


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:31 PM

  @ConOat @UrbanBeerHiker Beer is thicker than blood

Wednesday July 18, 2012 11:46 PM

  Politics + Beer = Bull shit @apexbar

Thursday July 19, 2012 10:03 AM

  Luckily my wife reminded me of the "don't continue drinking at home" rule when I stumbled in last night. In halfway good shape as a result

Thursday July 19, 2012 03:36 PM

  @SnobRitch @beergeekamy I gotta get back there soon, Brewers Union is a blast

Thursday July 19, 2012 04:52 PM

  RT @boredthirstyNYC: Stephen Robert Morris published this essay about not tipping bartenders. So I responded. And responded with vigor ...

Thursday July 19, 2012 06:32 PM

  Pfriem Family Brewers at Bazi. I think it's pronounced Puh-Fry-em. Oh, correction: pronounced Freem.

Thursday July 19, 2012 09:14 PM

  RT @Beer_Goddess: Woo-hoo! This Okie girl is lovin' the thunderstorm!

Thursday July 19, 2012 09:14 PM

  @Beer_Goddess Exciting, isn't it?

Thursday July 19, 2012 09:17 PM

  RT @beermapping: Seen the new website update? Any comments, good or bad? Let us know.

Thursday July 19, 2012 09:20 PM

  Never realized how huge your hands are RT @SamuraiArtist: Tasting Pfriem Brewery Wit with Josh Pfriem at @bazipdx

Friday July 20, 2012 09:38 AM

  Good thing they open each bridge about ten minutes before the boat arrives #closeCall

Friday July 20, 2012 10:09 AM

  @TheBarPilot Yes, nice meeting you in person

Friday July 20, 2012 11:34 AM

  @angeloregon We still laugh about when our kid was 3 and in a car seat, she said "Can I have another Cheerio?" First musta been in the seat

Friday July 20, 2012 04:13 PM

  Step one at the PIB: stretch out the palate with a Two Beers 18.2% Triple IPA

Friday July 20, 2012 06:46 PM

  OH at PIB: Nothin like pissin when yer drunk

Friday July 20, 2012 07:44 PM

  Best in show at PIB has to be @Oakshire Brandywine. And just one ticket

Friday July 20, 2012 08:32 PM

  @epeep Dude you are so multicultural que j'ai peur que tu ne me casses mes couilles

Friday July 20, 2012 08:34 PM

  @Beervana I liked Sam's Imperial White. But I thought the best deal was Oakshire's Brandywine

Friday July 20, 2012 08:37 PM

  @mmcooljam And bad spelling

Friday July 20, 2012 09:07 PM

  Women should not be allowed to wear kilts. Nor men.

Friday July 20, 2012 09:32 PM

  @pdxcoug Yeah just kidding. Girls in kilts are kinda cool

Friday July 20, 2012 10:26 PM

  Pleased to instantly spot the Lynch cameo in a Twin Peaks. Though I'm about 25 years behind the times watching Twin Peaks for the first time

Saturday July 21, 2012 10:53 AM

  Happy 100th Birthday to the Steel Bridge today! Also, read the demented thoughts the bridge writes in its blog:

Monday July 23, 2012 10:18 AM

  New blog post: Pfriem Family Brewers - new tasty Belgians from Hood River

Monday July 23, 2012 11:58 AM

  Oh no RT @UrbanBeerHiker: Link has escaped folks. Please help us find him. Last seen around 3rd NW & NW 65th (Seattle)

Monday July 23, 2012 02:58 PM

  @AGSHender What was the scam?

Monday July 23, 2012 03:07 PM

  @turbodog Did you get the free coffee for a year @baristapdx?

Monday July 23, 2012 06:47 PM

  @LeeMNichols I am tempted to set you aflame for watching Wheel of Fortune. I was dimly aware they had been here, probably my parents told me

Wednesday July 25, 2012 11:23 AM

  I was going to republish my Tourist's Guide to @oregonbrewfest, too many new places in 2 yrs: HotD, Cascade, Commons, Lardo... it needs work

Wednesday July 25, 2012 11:58 AM

  Whoa Goose Hollow Inn's house beer is now an Upright Lager? Yes, please

Wednesday July 25, 2012 12:05 PM

  @SamuraiArtist the menu says 4.5% Biere de garde, is that right? Tasty

Wednesday July 25, 2012 02:02 PM

  New blog post: Tourist's Guide to the Oregon Brewers Festival (3rd Edition) - @oregonbrewfest guide for out-of-towners

Wednesday July 25, 2012 02:44 PM

  RT @OregonicBlazer: I think I was only kicked out of one place last night.......

Wednesday July 25, 2012 02:52 PM

  Geezer Butler was in PDX yesterday... for a soccer game? #puzzling… (HT to @richardmiller). Wonder if #obama knew that?

Wednesday July 25, 2012 09:48 PM

  Had a great time pouring at the OBF Brewers Dinner. Surprised and happy to see @angeloregon and @bighopbrewer among many, many others

Wednesday July 25, 2012 09:57 PM

  @Grotusque Likewise also!

Thursday July 26, 2012 12:03 PM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Tourist's Guide to the Oregon Brewers Festival (3rd Edition) from @itspubnight

Thursday July 26, 2012 12:06 PM

  To save time taking beer notes at the #OBF, use the It's Pub Night Beer Review Generator:

Thursday July 26, 2012 12:34 PM

  @beermusingskris you're old skool

Thursday July 26, 2012 12:49 PM

  Lines already long at #OBF for yellow fluids from Delaware

Thursday July 26, 2012 12:59 PM

  First pan of the #OBF : avoid the Epic Lager

Thursday July 26, 2012 01:11 PM

  #OBF pick so far: Red Rock 2IPA. Another pan: avoid Caldera Hop Hash

Thursday July 26, 2012 01:18 PM

  #OBF Etiquette tip: if someone near you starts yelling "Wooooooooo", punch them squarely in the diaphragm

Thursday July 26, 2012 01:31 PM

  @mike_marsh Yeah hollering has started

Thursday July 26, 2012 01:42 PM

  #OBF Pick: Flat Tail Wheat Wine has beautiful yeasty wheaty flavors.

Thursday July 26, 2012 01:46 PM

  The Lagunitas beer is pleasantly Lagunitasy. Elysian good. Joe gave me a sip of his Dogfish and it was pretty good -- like a tripel

Thursday July 26, 2012 02:36 PM

  Finally made it to #OBF south tent. Phat Matt's Kolsch is perfect; Oakshire IPA rules

Thursday July 26, 2012 02:47 PM

  Wow the 10 Barrel Raspberry Crush is amazing #OBF

Thursday July 26, 2012 02:50 PM

  Wait, these beers contain gluten?!?! #OBF #AllergyPride

Thursday July 26, 2012 04:01 PM

  One more #OBF tip: Dunedin IPA is awesome, despite its difficult pronunciation

Thursday July 26, 2012 04:01 PM

  RT @CookingAsshole: Fuck the OBF

Thursday July 26, 2012 04:02 PM

  RT @SnobRitch: 30 minutes and I get outta work and head to OBF. I'm gonna be like Fred Flintstone leaving the quarry when the whistle blows!

Thursday July 26, 2012 04:03 PM

  I left you some but @HumuloneRed might finish it RT @SnobRitch: I hope @itspubnight doesn't drink all the beer before I get down there. #OBF

Thursday July 26, 2012 04:04 PM

  @craftbrewcast I've been using #OBF, but maybe I'm wrong

Thursday July 26, 2012 06:08 PM

  RT @PortlandAfoot: Kurt Widmer is personally calling the OLCC commissioner to get permission for us to haul tonight's keg by MAX. <3 ...

Friday July 27, 2012 01:08 AM

  I guess I've drunk too much: I didn't see any feral humans under the Hawthorne, but I saw a streetcar on the east side #pdx

Friday July 27, 2012 11:26 AM

  At the PDX airport Rogue's I^2PA is pronounced "I two P A", not "I squared P A" #beermath

Sunday July 29, 2012 11:43 AM

  Drinking a PBP tallboy in Conroe cc: @SnobRitch

Sunday July 29, 2012 11:54 AM

  @SnobRitch Southern Star Pine Belt Pale

Sunday July 29, 2012 01:42 PM

  @jwall4 yeah be there Wednesday

Monday July 30, 2012 11:49 AM

  RT @Beervana: Interesting: eBay and beer: the end is nigh?… via @beerpulse

Tuesday July 31, 2012 05:07 PM

  OK, here's a cool thing about Conroe: those few people riding bicycles don't bother with helmets. Even kids are not taught to fear bikes

Tuesday July 31, 2012 05:08 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Hair of the Dog. By the way, I hope you're not encroaching on my turf

Tuesday July 31, 2012 05:12 PM

  @SamuraiArtist No you got it right. I don't do designing and assembling, just lazy blogging. Also I meant to ask Pfriem if he was doing FH

Close July 2012

August 2012
Wednesday August 01, 2012 08:26 AM

  Brazos County is all about Cowboy Churches, what's next, Clown Churches?

Wednesday August 01, 2012 08:42 PM

  Great time with old friends in Austin, now a late snack at the orig Kerbey Lane

Thursday August 02, 2012 06:26 AM

  Had a great swim at Barton Springs despite forgetting my goggles. Now headed to Cisco's with @ILoveBeerBlog for some breakfast

Thursday August 02, 2012 09:10 AM

  My 3 degrees of separation to Dick Morris used to go thru Hillary Clinton. Thx to @LeeMNichols' Austin breakfast club, it's down to 2 #weird

Thursday August 02, 2012 01:25 PM

  Howlers on @draughthouse website: giant notice for St. Patrick's Day; the "Jeff Alworth" link doesn't link to @Beervana

Friday August 03, 2012 07:43 AM

  Better swim this morning - remembered my goggles this time. Then a nostalgic coffee with the wife at Flipnotics. Good times

Friday August 03, 2012 11:14 AM

  Loving this #Austin #STR in Rosedale! Which is my way of saying: All you cranky Austin neighborhood association busybodies can #suckit

Friday August 03, 2012 11:53 AM

  Dammit! I'm out of town for @BiKETOBEERFEST this year? WHY do I ever leave PDX in the summer #stupid

Friday August 03, 2012 12:21 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I _wish_ I was in Austin that long. I'll be in Tulsa :-(

Friday August 03, 2012 12:25 PM

  Just realized I tweeted "all you..." earlier when I should have tweeted "all y'all...". Sorry for any confusion

Friday August 03, 2012 12:47 PM

  @jwall4 I do it very reluctantly because it's when the kids can travel. Think I'll boycott next year

Friday August 03, 2012 09:23 PM

  FINALLY out for a beer in Austin. First visit to Black Star with a lot of the old crowd, now at the Draught House w Spike & @jwall4

Friday August 03, 2012 11:23 PM

  Texans looked at my Hawthorne Bridge T-shirt and said "Is that an oil well?" #truestory #pdx #austin

Friday August 03, 2012 11:37 PM

  We're just peein' on the side of the road...

Saturday August 04, 2012 02:49 PM

  Dang! One of my cans of Southern Star Walloon got a hole in it on the bike ride home. Also: it is HOT biking in Austin today

Saturday August 04, 2012 03:55 PM

  Cool asphalt graffiti I saw on Daugherty Street in Austin today

Sunday August 05, 2012 08:01 AM

  17th wedding anniversary! Swam with Carla at the time and place of our wedding: Barton Springs, 8 AM #fb

Monday August 06, 2012 05:07 AM

  @turbodog @sabernar @markrickert Do the six-pack equivalent apps have a sales tax preference? Could be useful

Tuesday August 07, 2012 09:10 AM

  RT @potentialband: Free band name up for grabs: Olivia Elton John (via @JordanMGray)

Tuesday August 07, 2012 09:11 AM

  Whoever came up with this idea of squeegeeing the shower door after every use, please accept my undying contempt

Tuesday August 07, 2012 07:43 PM

  Sez my Dad: Oh, look, she's got a tongue earring.

Wednesday August 08, 2012 10:29 AM

  1-bit signed integer #ElectricalEngineeringJokes

Thursday August 09, 2012 04:01 PM

  Me: "I hope I'm not the dimmest employee you've ever had." Boss: [long pause] "..." #ShouldntHaveAskedThat

Thursday August 09, 2012 04:04 PM

  RT @jwall4: Worst. List. Ever. MT @beernerds: Awesome. #CoolListBro RT @zaolds: I doubt @beernerds agrees w/ Top 10 beer list, http://t. ...

Saturday August 11, 2012 12:44 PM

  Making the best of August in Tulsa by drinking a Choc 1919 cc: @Beer_Goddess

Monday August 13, 2012 07:03 PM

  Resigned to finding myself in Sunnyvale for work after a mere 8 hours in Portland after the TX/OK trip

Monday August 13, 2012 11:59 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @BenEdmundsPDX Wow, I wasn't aware there was a pumpkin ale problem. Another tangent: do we need an Honest Wild Ale Project?

Tuesday August 14, 2012 10:36 AM

  One of my many mental shortcomings is an inability to remember to lock rental car doors. Luckily nothing stolen this time

Wednesday August 15, 2012 01:53 PM

  People at my company say "dumb question", not "stupid question". That sensitivity training really paid off.

Thursday August 16, 2012 08:20 AM

  Babydogs are cheap at the Vietnamese donut place in Sunnyvale

Friday August 17, 2012 02:06 AM

  @tsiatko Slow to reply, but I find I often like things called "golden ale", despite their possible #wimpiness

Friday August 17, 2012 09:09 AM

  Putin's just mad because he wanted to call his band Kitty Cat Riot

Friday August 17, 2012 09:15 AM

  @ajds The (hetero) parents of a childhood friend of mine were named Billy Don and Billie Dawn.

Friday August 17, 2012 03:00 PM

  Google Maps says the San Jose Airport has 140 reviews. What demented person takes the time to review an airport?

Friday August 17, 2012 05:58 PM

  San Jose is a funny place. The Brit at the airport might actually be cooler than the original pub in town

Friday August 17, 2012 06:59 PM

  Brilliant idea: Woman at the airport bar had the four Zoso symbols from Led Zeppelin 4 tattooed down her spine

Friday August 17, 2012 10:24 PM

  I have now spent nine hours in Portland this month. And counting

Saturday August 18, 2012 01:35 PM

  @HumuloneRed It's on

Saturday August 18, 2012 01:35 PM

  RT @HumuloneRed: Oh yeah, Hatch Green Chile time! Time for a Green Chile Stew cook-off w/ @itspubnight soon!

Saturday August 18, 2012 04:39 PM

  #Eyeroll #eyeroll #eyeroll

Sunday August 19, 2012 12:25 PM

  Someone's been using my absinthe spoon

Sunday August 19, 2012 01:23 PM

  @KristenBowie Wasn't me. My pic looks like that because I had too much gin last night

Sunday August 19, 2012 01:37 PM

  @CookingAsshole Oh man, are you talking about the current Newsweek? Where 3% of the world's 101 best places to eat are in the Carolinas?

Monday August 20, 2012 01:59 PM

  No country for old men to talk about computers

Tuesday August 21, 2012 10:53 PM

  @TracyTThomas Wow, the season really crept up on me.

Wednesday August 22, 2012 11:05 AM

  Messy burrito strategy: lick it like an ice cream cone

Wednesday August 22, 2012 11:10 AM

  @BikePortland He couldn't find any of the 5 Willamette Bridges that are OK to bike across? Why didn't he have a bike map? Idiotic.

Wednesday August 22, 2012 11:14 AM

  @SamuraiArtist or straight sex

Wednesday August 22, 2012 03:47 PM

  Dude you RAWK! RT @angeloregon: Will somebody tell me how awesome I am so I can retweet them

Thursday August 23, 2012 04:04 PM

  So many things are broken right now. Laptop, garage door, project at work, bank account...

Friday August 24, 2012 09:41 AM

  More blatant Greek yogurt product placement on NPR this morning

Friday August 24, 2012 11:42 AM

  RT @turbodog: My @kickstarter trifecta: Portland, bikes and beer. I just backed Hop in the Saddle

Friday August 24, 2012 02:18 PM

  It snuck up on me this year but now it has begun: Fresh Hop Bachelor Bitter at Deschutes. Great start to the season

Friday August 24, 2012 03:41 PM

  @TheBeerWench @SamuraiArtist @angeloregon Did I mention today that all of you are awesome?

Friday August 24, 2012 03:44 PM

  @SamuraiArtist You're supposed to RT :-/

Friday August 24, 2012 03:47 PM

  @jwall4 You know that the fresh hop shucking bee is at @LuckyLabPDX Tuesday evening?

Friday August 24, 2012 03:49 PM

  RT @TheBeerWench: @itspubnight Has anyone told you lately how AWESOME you are, Bill?

Friday August 24, 2012 03:49 PM

  @TheBeerWench Have you been talking to my mom again?

Saturday August 25, 2012 08:53 PM

  This martini glass makes a better window than a door

Sunday August 26, 2012 11:35 AM

  It's great to work @SundayParkways on a corner with two friends' houses

Sunday August 26, 2012 07:48 PM

  Another proud victim

Monday August 27, 2012 03:02 PM

  @Grotusque You going to Bailey's tonight?

Monday August 27, 2012 03:47 PM

  @Grotusque I'll try to join you (I think I'm free)

Monday August 27, 2012 03:50 PM

  The #pdxcollectivenouns project by @AncientPortland last week was hilarious. Finally came up with this one: an RSS-load of beer bloggers

Monday August 27, 2012 05:13 PM

  @SnobRitch Wow, great work!

Monday August 27, 2012 05:39 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Nice article but I can't parse the "got next" in the title. Is that something you young people say nowadays?

Tuesday August 28, 2012 11:40 AM

  RT @Beervana: Can the US return to returnable bottles? Double Mountain tests the theory:…

Tuesday August 28, 2012 01:10 PM

  Too bad, but maybe JH will resurrect it RT @SamuraiArtist: Sad to learn that Full Sail has discontinued their Lupulin fresh hop beers

Tuesday August 28, 2012 01:11 PM

  RT @jwall4: I will be tapping this! MT @cascadebrewing: Tap It Tuesday tonight 6 pm LIVE: Rum Runner Mission NW style sour old ale aged ...

Tuesday August 28, 2012 02:44 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I wonder if @elgordo can get the governor to come down there again

Tuesday August 28, 2012 02:45 PM

  @acseger Don't forget to wear your Pussy Riot T-shirt on the first day

Tuesday August 28, 2012 03:14 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @SnobRitch @elgordo Yeah I think of him more as a king or a titan than something as lowly as a president

Tuesday August 28, 2012 03:17 PM

  If you need yet another reason to attend the @LuckyLabPDX hop harvest today: last year, the governor showed up:…

Tuesday August 28, 2012 06:07 PM

  Beer all over Cascade when @jwall4 tapped the barrel. Pretty fun. Sounds like the Google+ attendance was somewhere between 3 & 5

Tuesday August 28, 2012 07:35 PM

  Too many friends to name check at the Lucky Lab hop harvest. But damn this is fun

Tuesday August 28, 2012 09:26 PM

  If Lardo doesn't turn off the Bob Seger there will be a river of puke running down Hawthorne

Tuesday August 28, 2012 10:15 PM

  Deee-Lite is the antidote to Bob Seger. Too bad @LardoPDX didn't leave it on long enough to cure @SnobRitch:

Tuesday August 28, 2012 11:33 PM

  "Moist hops" that's pretty funny

Wednesday August 29, 2012 12:38 PM

  Thought it was cool to see a woman doing a track stand on her fixie at a stoplight. If she'd been a man I'd have thought "What a douche"

Wednesday August 29, 2012 12:42 PM

  RT @StanHieronymus: Malt & Hops: The original (as far as anybody knows) green hop (fresh, wet, whatever) beer, since 1992. http://t. ...

Wednesday August 29, 2012 02:31 PM

  RT @CapsandCorks: Two Beers Brewing Co. tonight. Starts at 6pm. Featuring Trailhead ISA, Evolutionary IPA, and Back Country CBA (Casacd ...

Thursday August 30, 2012 01:44 PM

  @NewSchoolBeer That's one block from my office. Like I needed another place to drink beer

Thursday August 30, 2012 05:41 PM

  @pintsbrewing Is Early Harvest a fresh hop beer?

Thursday August 30, 2012 06:31 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Probably not 20, but what do you need It's Pub Night for?

Thursday August 30, 2012 06:34 PM

  Cool to hear a song by @RoyalThunderAtl blasting from a parking lot at SE 2nd and Salmon. It's the @stumptowncoffee HQ grand opening

Thursday August 30, 2012 06:57 PM

  Oh yeah! I always forget the Symphony fires off cannons and fireworks the Thurs before Labor Day. Gonna at least catch the fireworks

Thursday August 30, 2012 06:58 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I'm not quite ready to do that, but I'm getting closer

Thursday August 30, 2012 09:24 PM

  I guess it's the bicentennial of the 1812 Overture

Thursday August 30, 2012 09:43 PM

  Thank you, Mr. Smart. RT @HumuloneRed: @itspubnight Umm yeah, Tchaikovsky wrote in 1880... But yeah

Thursday August 30, 2012 11:14 PM

  RT @mmcooljam: Who the "F" puts walnuts in their chex mix?

Friday August 31, 2012 03:24 PM

  Uh oh, fresh hop Black Ale? RT @DeschutesPDXPub: What's on tap this weekend? Fresh hop beers, wheat ales ... #pdxbeer

Friday August 31, 2012 04:05 PM

  @TracyTThomas I don't know. Fresh hops were everywhere last year, a map might be beside the point nowadays

Friday August 31, 2012 04:19 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @TracyTThomas @HumuloneRed I sent you an invite to a fresh Google Map for this year. Feel free to add places to it

Friday August 31, 2012 07:54 PM

  I can eat my weight in cashews. And I weigh a lot.

Friday August 31, 2012 10:55 PM

  Only @DeschutesPDXPub and @HopworksBeer on it so far, but here is the 2012 Portland Fresh Hop Map:

Close August 2012

September 2012
Saturday September 01, 2012 10:13 AM

  @rojasburke it's a bit early yet: I think you'll see some there eventually

Saturday September 01, 2012 07:01 PM

  @BenEdmundsPDX Happy Birthday! Keep your hops moist

Tuesday September 04, 2012 09:37 AM

  New blog post: My New Glassware

Tuesday September 04, 2012 01:20 PM

  What a slow start to this Monday!

Wednesday September 05, 2012 07:58 AM

  Hilarious: What Google would have looked like in the 80s: (90s,even).

Wednesday September 05, 2012 10:30 AM

  @SamuraiArtist @doublemountain And, how is it?

Thursday September 06, 2012 08:45 AM

  New blog post: My New Beers

Thursday September 06, 2012 10:19 AM

  RT @lucyburningham: Help make my bike+beer book a reality! Just 14 days left on #Kickstarter. Can only do it with new backers like you. ...

Thursday September 06, 2012 10:23 AM

  RT @rojasburke: "really when we say 'dinosaurs' we should say 'non-avian dinosaurs'" #BirdsAreDinosaurs

Thursday September 06, 2012 10:24 AM

  Sandy Blvd FTW RT @CookingAsshole: Cabbie: "You have a favorite way to get to the airport?" Me: "Yeah, the fastest least expensive way."

Thursday September 06, 2012 11:40 AM

  @CookingAsshole Do the cab drivers try and take you to the highway?

Thursday September 06, 2012 07:49 PM

  @mmcooljam @beermusingskris Alex of @UprightBrewing wrote a letter to the editor in support of fluoride: (2nd one)

Friday September 07, 2012 08:06 AM

  That stop sign that went in this year at NW Broadway and Couch is the best thing that ever happened to traffic in this town

Friday September 07, 2012 08:10 AM

  RT @evanrail: My story on the newest Trappist brewery, Stift Engelszell, in the Wall Street Journal: Something Is Brewing in Austria htt ...

Friday September 07, 2012 08:15 AM

  @AlcoholicAustin They also think you're in England

Friday September 07, 2012 08:27 AM

  Just added @baileystaproom to the Portland Fresh Hop Map: - Anyplace else with Fresh Hops on tap right now?

Friday September 07, 2012 09:37 AM

  The mosquito under my desk is either invisible, very talented, or a figment of my decaying sanity

Friday September 07, 2012 09:40 AM

  @Beervana Aaaggghhh! There's an invisible, very talented spider under my desk? #scary

Friday September 07, 2012 09:52 AM

  @texpatriate You might be right. I keep feeling bites but when I stick my head down there I can't see anything

Friday September 07, 2012 10:17 AM

  @SamuraiArtist How about "Is that a Cucumber Beer or are you just happy to see me?"

Friday September 07, 2012 11:01 AM

  @texpatriate Took you long enough #anotherEasyOne

Friday September 07, 2012 01:06 PM

  This #tennis match is pretty hot, but they should probably get a room

Friday September 07, 2012 01:30 PM

  @ConOat I'm not sure you'll like it in Jackson Hole

Friday September 07, 2012 01:38 PM

  @ConOat I was trying to make a 3lame joke, thinking you must be headed to Mississippi. Didn't realize you were on a first-name w/ JH

Friday September 07, 2012 01:42 PM

  @portlandbeer @beermusingskris The Dissident is so 2010

Friday September 07, 2012 01:44 PM

  @DrSci Thanks, Chris

Friday September 07, 2012 01:46 PM

  @ConOat I'm even stupider than I thought

Friday September 07, 2012 02:03 PM

  @richardmiller Miracle of Castel di Sangro is a kickass book. My sportswriting friend @Bretbloomquist recommended it to me

Friday September 07, 2012 02:14 PM

  Holy mother of meetings, pray for me now at the hour of this conference call

Friday September 07, 2012 03:38 PM

  RT @mike_marsh: Clearance beers at Plaid Pantry. Stock up #pdxbeergeeks.

Friday September 07, 2012 03:43 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC @angeloregon Thanks for the #FF mon, wish you were here

Friday September 07, 2012 04:08 PM

  @socialretard Who's going to shave your bum?

Friday September 07, 2012 04:36 PM

  Anyone going to Bailey's pretty soon?

Friday September 07, 2012 04:41 PM

  @angeloregon 10 minutes

Friday September 07, 2012 05:06 PM

  @TracyTThomas yeah I just found that out to my dismay. Geoff said it was good stuff

Sunday September 09, 2012 01:03 PM

  Surprised how long it takes to burn 10 years of used checkbooks

Monday September 10, 2012 09:49 AM

  RT @rsadowsky: I'm pretty pissed that no fixie hipster was highlighted in @BTAOregon article in @USATODAY. What's with that?

Monday September 10, 2012 04:27 PM

  Douchey ice globes, and buying two cases of Cantillon 750's: RT @UrbanBeerHiker: Day Drinking in Victoria:

Tuesday September 11, 2012 08:30 AM

  Dear flip-flops: it's been a lovely few weeks, but it's socks and shoes for me today

Tuesday September 11, 2012 08:56 AM

  @beermusingskris That would be like taking a shower with a raincoat on

Tuesday September 11, 2012 12:48 PM

  RT @BikePortland: "finding beer on a bike in Portland is about as hard as finding a duty-free shop in an airport. " - @bikesnobnyc http: ...

Tuesday September 11, 2012 03:10 PM

  . @draftmag Don't buy into the "wet-hopped" idiocy. Fresh hops == undried hops.…

Tuesday September 11, 2012 03:20 PM

  RT @toenut: @itspubnight @draftmag and what if you dry hop with wet hops? #headexplodes

Tuesday September 11, 2012 03:42 PM

  @DaveKnowsPDX @AndyGiegerich But #DrunkRiding can be fun:… (cc: @lucyburningham)

Tuesday September 11, 2012 04:48 PM

  RT @socialretard: there's a note on my phone from a drunken night out that says "getaway sticks." not remembering what that means is gon ...

Tuesday September 11, 2012 06:46 PM

  @ILoveBeerBlog I love going to back-to-school night and running into rockstar brewers

Tuesday September 11, 2012 06:52 PM

  I forgot Dave Fleming was brewing at the new Kell's NW until I ran into him chatting with @flerchingerben at @LuckyLabPDX today #goodstuff

Tuesday September 11, 2012 08:48 PM

  ???!!! RT @baileystaproom: '06 Roots Epic Ale is on (replacing Firestone Walker 15th Anniversary)

Wednesday September 12, 2012 10:14 AM

  Horrors! RT @PortlandAfoot: Watch out, east side retailers! @Oregonian warns you might get the biz climate of NW 23rd!

Wednesday September 12, 2012 10:18 AM

  @BikePortland @PortlandAfoot The @Oregonian editorial made good points. But the Metro section teaser was "anti-car policies hurt business"

Wednesday September 12, 2012 10:31 AM

  @PortlandAfoot I'm with you, but I think their point was PDX won't have the will to charge for parking in those areas. Still a podunk paper

Wednesday September 12, 2012 01:25 PM

  I just saw a tumbleweed on South Waterfront. It was little, but still. #deadsville

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:22 PM

  Love the name/taste of @UprightBrewing's Fresh Hop beer: Kiln 'em All. The 2012 Fresh Hop Map has it at Bailey's:

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:24 PM

  And by the way, just added @theHopandVine to the 2012 Fresh Hop Map:

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:29 PM

  @clarkus Is FH Bachelor still on?

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:31 PM

  Great read! RT @SamuraiArtist: PNW pioneer @FullSailBrewing's CEO and co-Founder Irene Firmat is playing the long game

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:34 PM

  @clarkus Thanks, updated it

Wednesday September 12, 2012 03:35 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC Dude, you put the "pun" in "punter". And the "pu" in "pun". And the "p"... never mind

Wednesday September 12, 2012 04:02 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC Are the hops kilned? Then, no, it is not a fresh hop beer.

Wednesday September 12, 2012 04:49 PM

  @UprightBrewing Wait, but the hops aren't kilned are they? That's just @BREWPUBLIC trying to Seek & Destroy me, right?

Thursday September 13, 2012 04:04 PM

  RT @BadFetch: Meetings are eating my brains today. BRAINS!!!!

Thursday September 13, 2012 06:35 PM

  Crowd almost scared me from the Rock Bottom Fresh Hop tapping, but luckily saw @LawTheo and @31saisons in the window and stopped #freebeer

Thursday September 13, 2012 08:53 PM

  I might be becoming my parents... I almost said "Star Trek" instead of "Star Wars" #fb

Thursday September 13, 2012 08:57 PM

  @pdxbeergeeks Who's representing @FirestoneWalker at @EastBurn?

Thursday September 13, 2012 09:05 PM

  @AGSHender Those are called Pac Mans

Friday September 14, 2012 07:32 AM

  Beware of the Fresh Hop Führer RT @NewSchoolBeer: Fresh Hop Season Survival Guide #freshhops #pdxbeer

Friday September 14, 2012 08:04 AM

  @Beervana Are you sure you opened the Westvleteren 12? I screwed up a blind tasting once by opening a WV 8 instead:…

Friday September 14, 2012 10:12 AM

  @SamuraiArtist I just hope the Germans don't take offence at my depiction of their prophet

Friday September 14, 2012 10:16 AM

  @Beervana Will either you or @beercycling be writing up the results? I love blind competitions like that

Friday September 14, 2012 02:05 PM

  RT @pereiracycles: 5 days left for Hop in the Saddle. Give them a final push. If they go over their goal they might buy us beers! http:/ ...

Friday September 14, 2012 02:17 PM

  RT @Oakshire: We do hereby and with many afores and thous do dub this fine day... FRESH HOP FRIDAY! #freshhops

Friday September 14, 2012 03:22 PM

  Bargain! RT @BeerConnections: I just drank a fat tire at an airport that has a SPE ( of $33.08

Friday September 14, 2012 03:46 PM

  This winter I will do a 10-year vertical of Jubelale, despite the fact that @DeschutesBeer doesn't know I exist

Friday September 14, 2012 03:55 PM

  Oh no! The boss said his overused catchphrase that makes us take a drink #conferenceCall

Friday September 14, 2012 03:56 PM

  @sarahmirk Pet project

Friday September 14, 2012 04:09 PM

  Oh crap, once the boss breaks the seal on the catchphrase, he repeats it about once a minute #conferenceCall #drinkingGame

Friday September 14, 2012 04:25 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Oh, I thought you meant my conference call drinking game. DM me your email, I'll invite you to the Jubel vertical

Friday September 14, 2012 07:09 PM

  Oh man. That @laurelwood1 Fresh Hop Red is What I'm Talkin About. Right on the money #freshhop

Sunday September 16, 2012 10:12 AM

  @SnobRitch @HumuloneRed Sounds fun, what time are you going?

Sunday September 16, 2012 11:30 AM

  @SnobRitch @HumuloneRed I'll be there, can't stay much past 2:30

Sunday September 16, 2012 03:31 PM

  Hear, hear! Nice FH Simcoe, too RT @SnobRitch: Goodtimes @breaksidebrews with @HumuloneRed @itspubnight .excellent service from @MistaFischa

Sunday September 16, 2012 03:33 PM

  ♫ Siskiyou Kid was a friend of mine ♫ #FunkyIrvingtonSongs

Sunday September 16, 2012 04:57 PM

  @TracyTThomas Hmm... it didn't grab me like that. Not bad at all, but the fresh hop flavor was pretty subtle IMO

Sunday September 16, 2012 09:29 PM

  Whichever family member left the trail of pennies in the basement, I hope you have a backup plan. #fb

Monday September 17, 2012 10:15 AM

  Drooling... RT @SamuraiArtist: Largest collection of Fresh Hop beers in one place ever? 2012 Hood River Hops Fest

Monday September 17, 2012 10:21 AM

  Oh no! The IRS just sent me an email from Turkey that they rejected my State Tax outstanding transaction :-(

Monday September 17, 2012 02:57 PM

  Bridgeport Hop Harvest this year is missing the Fresh Hop flavor I require. But apart from that it is a kick-ass 8% pilsner. #freshhops

Monday September 17, 2012 02:58 PM

  @TracyTThomas We seemed to align at Deschutes, anyway. Le gout ne se discute pas.

Monday September 17, 2012 11:40 PM

  RT @mike_marsh: A literal layer of lupulin on my wet hop IPA

Tuesday September 18, 2012 09:51 AM

  New blog post: My New Local - big mugs, cheap

Tuesday September 18, 2012 10:20 AM

  Really like the way @BikePortland is taking @Oregonian to task for being such a podunk newspaper:…

Tuesday September 18, 2012 03:35 PM

  Oh honey. Fresh Hopped Mirror Pond is on at @DeschutesPDXPub. Mmmm. But I might like the FH Laurelwood Red a little better this year

Tuesday September 18, 2012 04:27 PM

  @SamuraiArtist As long as they don't take something that means one thing and say it means something completely different, I'm good

Tuesday September 18, 2012 04:28 PM

  @SamuraiArtist By the way, part of me hopes that @BenEdmundsPDX's "moist hops" will catch on

Tuesday September 18, 2012 04:28 PM

  RT @mdolemite: Can I just share w/y'all that I love the smell of beer brewing? Thanks for indulging me.

Tuesday September 18, 2012 05:16 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I give. What idiot is promoting "freshly chill dried hops" as "Freshies"?

Tuesday September 18, 2012 05:23 PM

  @SamuraiArtist You had me worried that Deschutes Chasin' Freshies was some kind of freeze-dried abomination

Tuesday September 18, 2012 07:52 PM

  @JfwellsPDX thanks!

Wednesday September 19, 2012 10:44 AM

  The Doritos of my 70's childhood, tacos DID taste like that RT @Grotusque: "Taco flavor" Doritos are a lie. These do not taste like tacos.

Wednesday September 19, 2012 10:45 AM

  RT @SudsSister: The beer selection @Cinetopia is great, but I hate the crowd. Just b/c you're in A living room, doesn't mean you're in Y ...

Wednesday September 19, 2012 03:28 PM

  RT @Beervana: Hey Dave @FlatTailBrewing and NIck @Block15Brewing did you ever notice that Orval was embedded in cORVALlis? Just throwing ...

Wednesday September 19, 2012 03:40 PM

  All right, I've gone on the record against cooking with beer before:…. Cooking with Fresh Hop Beer? That's ridiculous.

Wednesday September 19, 2012 06:13 PM

  @belmontstation @mike_marsh Nice, last year's @twobeersbrewing Fresh Hop was one of the best at the Seattle Throwdown:…

Thursday September 20, 2012 10:14 AM

  My art project from the summer: every mailbox btw Grover and Lamar on Morrow Street in Austin (slideshow+collage)

Thursday September 20, 2012 11:03 AM

  Soon I will post my annual rant against people who say "wet hop beers" so that "fresh hop" can mean "dried hop". Maybe tomorrow #freshhops

Thursday September 20, 2012 01:43 PM

  Best blog comment this week: "Pull your heads out, he's talking about a quick lunch and a good beer deal."

Thursday September 20, 2012 05:52 PM

  @Beeronomics @GiganticBrewing Oo, I'm on my way there this evening, glad to hear your report

Thursday September 20, 2012 07:48 PM

  Some kinda Reedie reunion happening at Gigantic. Even more than usual. Tasty Fresh Hop, not top tier but nice freshness

Friday September 21, 2012 09:17 AM

  @SeattleBeerNews Deschutes for sure. My favorite this year is Laurelwood's FH Red, I suspect they'll fill you a growler. Probably Upright.

Friday September 21, 2012 09:23 AM

  @SeattleBeerNews Where you hanging out Sunday? I'll try and meet you for a pint

Friday September 21, 2012 09:25 AM

  New blog post: 2012 Fresh Hop Beers and Festivals… - No anti-wet-hop ranting, just fest and beer info

Friday September 21, 2012 09:31 AM

  That Facebook Timeline thing is stupid

Friday September 21, 2012 09:38 AM

  @SeattleBeerNews Oh man, @UrbanBeerHiker would never diss me like that

Friday September 21, 2012 11:05 AM

  @Beeronomics It's called "The Most Interesting Beer in the World" @GiganticBrewing

Friday September 21, 2012 11:49 AM

  Jealous that @rojasburke got to attend the Ignobel Prizes - RT: Ending colonic gas explosion should'a won the Peace Prize IMHO #Ignobel

Friday September 21, 2012 12:01 PM

  Life of Riley has the Lagunitas Fresh Hop beer: Oregon Fusion 10. Not a ton of fresh, but deliciously Lagunitasy

Friday September 21, 2012 12:41 PM

  Pinwheels for Peace garden in the park at Couch is pretty cool but none are spinning

Friday September 21, 2012 12:43 PM

  Meanwhile, shouts of disgust and/or delight emanating from the Portland Loo

Friday September 21, 2012 01:16 PM

  RT @rojasburke: @itspubnight More to envy: Had lunch today with Ig Nobel laureate Elena Bodnar, inventor of the 'gas mask bra' http://t. ...

Friday September 21, 2012 01:17 PM

  @rojasburke What color did you get?

Friday September 21, 2012 01:18 PM


Friday September 21, 2012 01:23 PM

  Hells yeah! RT @SamuraiArtist: @DoubleMountain Bottle Release party for fresh hops Killer Red and Killer Green

Friday September 21, 2012 05:24 PM

  RT @Grotusque: Yeah yeah, got my face painted, now beer.

Friday September 21, 2012 09:16 PM

  RT: @MittRomney Bloody peasant.

Friday September 21, 2012 11:04 PM

  That was the 49th stupidest Star Trek I've ever seen #netflix

Saturday September 22, 2012 01:04 PM

  @SamuaiArtist What varieties make bad FH beers?

Saturday September 22, 2012 01:27 PM

  I am offended by the objectification of men on this beer label

Sunday September 23, 2012 09:42 AM

  Seriously, your tag is "Whiskers"? #lamegraffiti

Sunday September 23, 2012 09:49 AM

  The @Oregonian has two multi-page love letters to Washington County today. Maybe they should change the name to The Beavertonian

Sunday September 23, 2012 02:04 PM

  QFC thinks it's never too soon to celebrate Oregon Craft Beer Month

Monday September 24, 2012 08:33 AM

  Any PDXers want to see the Oregon Symphony cheap? I'll give you 2 stubs from Saturday that get you in tonight for $5…

Monday September 24, 2012 09:52 AM

  Wow, Doc Wort is back with a menacing blog post:…

Tuesday September 25, 2012 09:41 AM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2012…

Tuesday September 25, 2012 10:19 AM

  Sounds exciting RT @SamuraiArtist: looks like tomorrow I will be ready to launch the fresh hop beer database

Tuesday September 25, 2012 11:04 AM


Tuesday September 25, 2012 03:03 PM

  @emilyengdahl You didn't listen when Mama told you not to cross your eyes?

Wednesday September 26, 2012 10:44 AM

  RT @pintsbrewing: Two new fresh hop ales on tap: Fresh Hop Farmhouse Saison 6.38% ABV, 20 IBU and Fresh Hop Seismic Upgrade... http:/ ...

Wednesday September 26, 2012 10:46 AM

  I loved Two Beers Fresh Hop on tap in Seattle last year. Sad to say, this year's bottle has no fresh flavor, but a weird antiseptic taste

Wednesday September 26, 2012 10:57 AM

  @SamuraiArtist The Life of Riley bartenders said Oregon Fusion 10 was Laguintas' fresh-hop beer. It's not? cc: @lagunitasT

Wednesday September 26, 2012 11:00 AM

  @SamuraiArtist D'oh! Well, it didn't taste like a fresh-hop beer, even though I enjoyed it. Thanks for the heads up

Wednesday September 26, 2012 11:48 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Wait, what's this crock about @FreshHopFuhrer?!?!

Wednesday September 26, 2012 11:56 AM

  Wow. @NewSchoolBeer has put together a spreadsheet of this year's fresh hop beers (Google Docs):…

Wednesday September 26, 2012 04:25 PM

  @NewSchoolBeer Yeah man I just had a Fresh Hop Saison and Fresh Hop Seismic Upgrade IIPA at Pints. Dunno the varieties or ABVs

Thursday September 27, 2012 07:43 AM

  Another love letter to the 'burbs by our podunk newspaper, The Beavertonian

Thursday September 27, 2012 09:32 AM

  New blog post: Fresh Hops: STOP CALLING THEM WET HOPS… cc: @draftmag @SierraNevada

Thursday September 27, 2012 09:44 AM

  @Portland_Beer Aw shucks. Thanks for the #faintpraise

Thursday September 27, 2012 11:46 AM

  Stay upwind of this guy: RT @mmcooljam: I think I'm addicted to burritos.

Thursday September 27, 2012 01:18 PM

  My social media strategy/branding frowns upon redundant tweets, but here's one. Fresh Hops: STOP CALLING THEM WET HOPS…

Thursday September 27, 2012 01:27 PM

  RT @Oakshire: More about @pearlspecialty at their website if they can ship #craftbeer to your state

Thursday September 27, 2012 01:27 PM

  @rojasburke I'm relying on you to set them straight. Had any good ones?

Thursday September 27, 2012 03:35 PM

  This Willamette Week article helps explain why the podunk @Oregonian prints so many love letters to Wash. Co. lately:…

Thursday September 27, 2012 03:40 PM

  Hypocrisy: I just enjoyed a delicious @RogueAles Chatoe Wet Hop, knowing they should STOP CALLING THEM WET HOPS…

Thursday September 27, 2012 04:55 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @snobritch Good?

Friday September 28, 2012 09:20 AM

  On a positive note, Hood River Hops Fest is tomorrow! For your convenience, I have tried and ranked 9 of the beers:…

Friday September 28, 2012 09:25 AM

  Amen, brother RT @beerinator: Beer is your friend. Gin is not always your friend.

Friday September 28, 2012 02:25 PM

  Jesus, do I need to start a Twitter bot that corrects people who use the phrase "wet hop" instead of "fresh hop"?

Friday September 28, 2012 03:17 PM

  @Portland_Beer If I wasn't so busy, I would do it right now

Friday September 28, 2012 03:40 PM

  @thewobblythong @mutedogbrewing The issue is that some call "fresh hop" beers with only dried hops. They use "wet hop" as a dodge.

Friday September 28, 2012 03:41 PM

  @thewobblythong @mutedogbrewing So I propose to boycott the words "wet hop", so that "fresh hop" means no dried hops.…

Friday September 28, 2012 04:25 PM

  RT @Beervana: My annual hops guide, suitable for use with tomorrow's Fresh Hop Fest:…

Friday September 28, 2012 05:01 PM

  RT @Taplister: Like craft beer & coding.? We are hiring a Django Developer.… #jobs cc @pdxpython @pyjobs @djang ...

Friday September 28, 2012 08:44 PM

  Aren't we due for a remake of the movie Brazil?

Friday September 28, 2012 08:47 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Don't you think the idea has potential?

Friday September 28, 2012 08:49 PM

  @16TonsBeer Most years Total Crystalization is awesome and I have no doubt it's legit

Saturday September 29, 2012 11:42 AM

  Had a very nice visit to Logsdon with @msubulldog25 and @StanHieronymus. Now warming up for the fest with Killer Red. And it is killer.

Saturday September 29, 2012 12:17 PM

  Saw a single fresh hop blowing down the sidewalk in Hood River #inexplicable

Saturday September 29, 2012 01:28 PM

  First the beers to avoid at #hrhops12: Beer Val 3-state, Flat Tail Home Grown, Solera Kwazy Wabbit

Saturday September 29, 2012 01:31 PM

  Now some #hrhops12 winners: Ninkasi Total Crys, 10 Barrel Crosby, of course Deschutes Bitter and Laurelwood Red

Saturday September 29, 2012 02:34 PM

  More goodness at #hrhops12: New Belg Trip 14 is great, both Falling Sky beers, Hales FH Supergoose

Saturday September 29, 2012 03:55 PM

  One mug per person per transaction #hrhops12 #ItsTheLaw

Saturday September 29, 2012 04:22 PM

  #hrhops12: avoid walking man c&c; go for Pelican Elemental, Big Horse Paragon, Cascade Lakes

Saturday September 29, 2012 04:52 PM

  Even tho I panned Solera Wabbit it seems to be the peoples' choice at #hrhops12 judging from the lines #cheers

Saturday September 29, 2012 05:04 PM

  Hells bells there is a table of Texas Aggies at #hrhops12 #timeToGo

Saturday September 29, 2012 06:42 PM

  Someone give @SamuraiArtist a drink or something

Saturday September 29, 2012 08:45 PM

  I love biking along and hitting the intersection of NE Alameda and NE Alameda #WhereAmI

Saturday September 29, 2012 09:10 PM

  That Alameda X Alameda tweet was a joke EXCEPT I then found myself 3 blocks from where I started

Close September 2012

October 2012
Monday October 01, 2012 11:17 AM

  God almighty damn, it is October now?

Monday October 01, 2012 11:19 AM

  Indeed. Plus he quotes beer prices in SPE RT @SamuraiArtist: Great to meet @StanHieronymus at #hrhops12. That guy knows his hops!

Monday October 01, 2012 01:32 PM

  I can _almost_ taste the fresh hops in this Fresh Hopped Black Butte Porter

Monday October 01, 2012 01:44 PM

  @lucyburningham I feel like it's a waste of fresh hops, especially since they ran out of FH Mirror Pond

Monday October 01, 2012 01:45 PM

  @TracyTThomas yep

Monday October 01, 2012 01:55 PM

  @lucyburningham No more FHMP at the PDX pub this year. Today they're even out of regular MP

Monday October 01, 2012 04:34 PM

  @ABKitch Just funnin'. It was time to go anyway. Hope you had a great time

Tuesday October 02, 2012 10:55 AM

  Today's meeting topic: Click to add title #powerpoint

Tuesday October 02, 2012 10:56 AM

  @SnobRitch I don't even know that guy. But I would like to try the @breaksidebrews Citra

Tuesday October 02, 2012 12:30 PM

  Uh oh, just let out a huge sigh on the conference call, not realizing that in my bored fidgeting I had turned on my mic

Tuesday October 02, 2012 04:41 PM

  RT @acseger: Russian for hops is хмель. One of the many Russian words for drunk is захмелевший, or "hopped up." This amuses me to no end.

Tuesday October 02, 2012 04:52 PM

  Oh yeah, what about this?… RT @beerpulse: vaginal yeast cannot be used as brewing yeast (Hat tip: @BREWPUBLIC)

Wednesday October 03, 2012 09:23 AM

  Get ready for the Oaks Park Fresh Hop Festival Saturday! My opinion on 47 fresh hop 2012 beers:… - 5 musts & 5 avoids

Wednesday October 03, 2012 11:15 AM

  @BikePortland It's a total non-story. Don't stoop down to it.

Wednesday October 03, 2012 11:17 AM

  @tastybeers Thanks for reminding me. I looked at the Portland list to annotate my rankings, but forgot to link to it

Wednesday October 03, 2012 06:05 PM

  Let's see if I can get some work done while watching a couple of professional liars swat down some sycophantic questions

Wednesday October 03, 2012 06:41 PM

  RT @PortlandAfoot: Mr. President, what's the earliest hour of the night at which you've been tempted to quietly pedal through a red ligh ...

Thursday October 04, 2012 11:45 AM

  Homeless guy trimming his fingernails by the river had on very bright pink nail polish

Thursday October 04, 2012 05:05 PM

  RT @BaseCampBrewing: Who likes #freshhop we like #freshhops !!!!! #basecamp fillin fifties for #pdxfreshhops #pdxbeergeeks #neato http: ...

Thursday October 04, 2012 05:14 PM

  RT @halfbipolar: PILLOWFIGHT (band I'm in) tonight @ star theater - we play 830pm, free, 7pm bands start - Elvis's birthday #elvis #RnR ...

Thursday October 04, 2012 05:19 PM

  @socialretard Have you had the Two Beers FH on tap yet? I loved it last year, but the bombers I got in PDX this year suck

Thursday October 04, 2012 05:19 PM

  RT @Beervana: Great report on the Fresh hops fest from @StanHieronymus:… Remember, Portland gets our fest this Satur ...

Friday October 05, 2012 08:09 AM

  Just noticed a local beer twitterer/podcaster that abbreviates Portland "Ptlnd", and tags #Portland instead of #PDX. #puzzling

Friday October 05, 2012 10:15 AM

  @SamuraiArtist It's a diss to say it's the best he's had from @GiganticBrewing? Totally incorrect, of course, but not a complaint

Friday October 05, 2012 01:56 PM

  Politicians are supposed to compare Wall Street and MAIN Street, not Sesame Street. Am I right @ElGordo, @turbodog, @yaeger? #mainstreet

Friday October 05, 2012 02:41 PM

  Hot Damn! Love the Red RT @DoubleMountain: Killer Green & Red list of accounts who received one of these this week

Friday October 05, 2012 02:46 PM

  For your convenience I have ranked 17 of the #freshhop beers that will be at Oaks Park tomorrow. Marked with "OP" here:…

Friday October 05, 2012 02:59 PM

  Yikes! @Notteham's "10 Best Fresh Hop Beers" starts with a 100% dried hop beer & includes the subpar Two Beers one:…

Friday October 05, 2012 04:01 PM

  RT @jeffersondsmith: "Dynamic languages gets interpreted as the code runs." @pythonchelle

Friday October 05, 2012 04:09 PM

  @Notteham Young man, I think you better educate yourself by reading this rant: Fresh Hops: STOP CALLING THEM WET HOPS…

Friday October 05, 2012 04:55 PM

  @Notteham Loved Two Beers last year on tap in Seattle. Bottles this year are not good. I haven't mentioned/tried T-cone, what do you mean?

Friday October 05, 2012 05:29 PM

  @Notteham Oh I thought Sierra Nevada was first, did I read it wrong? I agree with several of your picks. Enjoying a Mutt right now

Friday October 05, 2012 05:31 PM

  Glad @SamuraiArtist had my back in that little pissing match. #ButPleaseDontPissOnMyBack

Friday October 05, 2012 05:39 PM

  @Notteham In years past Estate was fresh and both Harvests were dried. Now they even label Celebration as fresh hop - ridiculous!

Friday October 05, 2012 06:49 PM

  Vincentes has Killer Green and Hopenfrisch on tap. #freshhop Don't think twice it's all right

Friday October 05, 2012 06:53 PM

  Pinball room totally CB'ed at Vincentes. Dads with little kids

Friday October 05, 2012 09:04 PM

  @pdxcoug Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball

Saturday October 06, 2012 12:50 PM

  Early revelations at PDX Fresh HopFest: Crux is fantastic, Base Camp smells funny but tastes better and better #freshhop

Saturday October 06, 2012 02:07 PM

  More #freshhop winners at Oaks Park: Alameda 100# is ingenious; MacTarnahans FH Amber very good

Saturday October 06, 2012 03:20 PM

  Next big beer trend: fresh-oaked beers #wind #acorns

Monday October 08, 2012 09:25 AM

  @Beervana You had me at "nipple"

Monday October 08, 2012 09:29 AM

  @Beervana Do we get Gordon Biersch in Oregon?

Monday October 08, 2012 11:02 AM

  Demented blog that explores beer/manicure pairings: (hat tip: @olllllo). Can't take my eyes off it.

Monday October 08, 2012 11:38 AM

  Hey @jacobgrier and @UprightBrewing, have you heard of Brunehaut's Kopstootje beer?… - mentioned by @ithinkaboutbeer

Monday October 08, 2012 02:23 PM

  Locker room electric shaver guy was at it the whole time as I shaved, showered, dressed, and left. #wolfman

Monday October 08, 2012 02:45 PM

  A lady was walking down the sidewalk in the Pearl just now, softly singing the Devo song Mongoloid to the baby she was carrying

Monday October 08, 2012 03:50 PM

  @rojasburke Yeah but that poor kid will hear that line in his head forever

Tuesday October 09, 2012 03:18 PM

  Is 40 ounces an Imperial Quart? #beermath

Tuesday October 09, 2012 03:24 PM

  @DaveKnowsPDX Then we'll have "My mayor can beat up your sorority girl" bumper stickers

Tuesday October 09, 2012 03:46 PM

  RT @DoubleMountain: We're heading to Portland everybody! (with bottles, that is...)

Tuesday October 09, 2012 04:14 PM

  Dear pointy-haired boss: The weekly two-hour status meeting basically kills that whole day for me #productivity

Wednesday October 10, 2012 06:46 PM

  RT @StephBWright: Sorry, but your password must contain an uppercase letter, a number, a punctuation mark, a gang sign, an extinct mamma ...

Thursday October 11, 2012 07:51 AM

  Who are these people that bike on Sandy in rush hour?

Thursday October 11, 2012 12:12 PM

  Hey @BenderPDX, what happened to the updates? I need to know who's getting a liquor license at SE 9th and Salmon. cc: @mrzarquon

Thursday October 11, 2012 12:49 PM

  Why didn't someone tell me about @WWeek's Future Drinking blog? Complete with Star Trek drinking stills…

Thursday October 11, 2012 01:55 PM

  RT @jacobgrier: In the future, all bags will be banned and Portlanders will be required to stow groceries in their (mandatory) luscious ...

Thursday October 11, 2012 01:56 PM

  @jacobgrier And it applies to men also #rimshot

Thursday October 11, 2012 05:14 PM

  By the way, visual inspection reveals the 9th and Salmon liquor license I wondered about is for New Deal distillery. Guess they're growing

Thursday October 11, 2012 05:19 PM

  @mrzarquon I'm sure @turbodog would host @BenderPDX on his home six-sigma data center

Thursday October 11, 2012 06:47 PM

  Really enjoying watching Biden school that whiny douchebag.

Thursday October 11, 2012 06:49 PM

  RT @jwall4: Dear twitter friends at @GABF that link every beer they check in @untappd to their twitter account: Plz remind me to re-foll ...

Friday October 12, 2012 12:30 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Did you tell @hickforco that our poor dimwitted @Oregonian newspaper headlined him "The Governor of Beervana" (not our gov)?

Friday October 12, 2012 12:59 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Yes, a syndicated OpEd about @hickforco, but "Beervana" headline was local. Not even CO papers had it:…

Friday October 12, 2012 01:00 PM

  RT @beerdouche: Had a last-minute offer to attend GABF with VIP status & all accommodations comped. Declined since there was no one ...

Saturday October 13, 2012 09:36 AM

  I had on my burnt orange SNOB shirt even before I realized the Texas-OU game was on. #sportsRetarded #butRepresentingBeer

Saturday October 13, 2012 10:23 AM

  Lotta good that shirt's doing

Saturday October 13, 2012 01:58 PM

  The Jumble is really meta today

Saturday October 13, 2012 10:27 PM

  Impressed that the Matchbox had @Oakshire's Ask The Fish Fresh Hop Chinook tonight cc: @msubulldog25

Tuesday October 16, 2012 10:36 AM

  RT @texpatriate: Just read an article that valet parking is being provided for the Broken Spoke by its new landlord. That seems wrong to ...

Tuesday October 16, 2012 02:47 PM

  Mutt's on tap at NW Lucky Lab, it's cheap pint day, and the sun is out

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:00 AM

  Always fun to sit in on the company insurance talk, and hear all my co-workers' colonoscopy concerns

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:13 AM

  RT @zythophiliac: The strange yet true history of Pea Beer

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:33 AM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: What has become of Portland's new brewery class of 2010 and what to predict for 2012's? #oregonb ...

Wednesday October 17, 2012 02:20 PM

  RT @lancearmstrong: Dudes shouldn't ever type ":-)" or any version of it. Fellas, can we make that deal right now?

Wednesday October 17, 2012 03:21 PM

  Oh that's sweet, I just noticed the tweet from yesterday that was really supposed to be a text to my wife #oldguy

Wednesday October 17, 2012 03:55 PM

  @JfwellsPDX A different one. I was giving her expert dynamic bike route advice, but as a tweet it was meaningless. Now deleted

Wednesday October 17, 2012 03:57 PM

  @norcalbeerguy ;-)

Thursday October 18, 2012 11:11 AM

  RT @valientthorr: Anyone know which is supposed to be more historically accurate: "Lincoln" or "Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter"??

Thursday October 18, 2012 11:13 AM

  Please do! RT @DaveKnowsPDX: @PDXfoodcarts Thinking about a Pdx Food Cart Price index, a la PDX Beer Price index…

Thursday October 18, 2012 01:51 PM

  Delicious #freshhop #sessionbeer at @DeschutesPDXPub right now: Deschutes River Ale. 4% ABV, fresh and green (on cask, too!)

Thursday October 18, 2012 01:55 PM

  Hallelujah! @BenderPDX is back online. Follow it to keep abreast of recent OLCC applications in town.

Friday October 19, 2012 11:53 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX It's been going on for a while. Last year they even blogged up Bart's Barbershop:…

Saturday October 20, 2012 02:47 PM

  I like the idea of the new FM station KZME, but every time I switch it on it's so borrrrrrrring

Sunday October 21, 2012 12:17 PM

  Shemp is actually a pretty good Stooge #underratedStooges

Monday October 22, 2012 11:57 AM

  I love @BREWPUBLIC's anniversaries. They remind me It's Pub Night is about to be 1 year older than Brewpublic. (#Snarky, but #withLove)

Monday October 22, 2012 12:10 PM

  Probably never! I don't have Angelo's skills RT @joshwithpants: @itspubnight When are you hosting KillerBillWeek?

Monday October 22, 2012 12:14 PM

  @joshwithpants Funny you should say that. Next June I plan to add a PBPI ride to Pedalpalooza

Monday October 22, 2012 12:21 PM

  @joshwithpants I'm flattered and a little creeped out that you are paying such close attention!

Monday October 22, 2012 12:42 PM

  @DoubleMountain Quick question: is Killer Red the same recipe as IRA, just with fresh hops?

Monday October 22, 2012 12:45 PM

  @DoubleMountain @SamuraiArtist Thanks!

Monday October 22, 2012 01:15 PM

  RT @mutedogbrewing: semi-related: what's the deal with calling brett you buy from a lab "wild yeast"? you bought it from a lab! It's not ...

Monday October 22, 2012 01:16 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC You put me to shame every day. Keep up the good work

Monday October 22, 2012 03:52 PM

  Leadbelly?… RT @rojasburke Who but David Bowie could look this collected in a police mug shot?…

Monday October 22, 2012 04:33 PM

  @rojasburke Although arguably not as chill as Bowie

Tuesday October 23, 2012 09:41 AM

  Oh that's brilliant: I block a spam number that's been calling my cellphone, and Verizon resets my contract two years further out #sneaky

Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:01 AM

  A co-worker insists that something with a .00001 probability is important to consider. It's going to be a long day getting to 100%

Tuesday October 23, 2012 11:52 AM

  @VZWSupport I clicked Block Calls & Messages, added 1 number. Got Feature Added doc. Plz follow me, I'll DM you my number.

Tuesday October 23, 2012 12:35 PM

  @VZWSupport D'oh! I misread the doc, it didn't extend the contract. Thanks for the suport, you can unfollow me now

Tuesday October 23, 2012 12:37 PM

  Oops I was wrong about Verizon sneakily extending my contract, they didn't. Pretty impressive immediate Twitter help by @VZWSupport

Tuesday October 23, 2012 12:41 PM

  @beermusingskris Not to be a huge kissass, but Verizon beats the hell out of Qwest's customer "service"

Tuesday October 23, 2012 01:00 PM

  New blog post: Final Thoughts on the 2012 Fresh Hop Season… including a rant at Concordia for their idiotic FH mini-fest

Tuesday October 23, 2012 03:37 PM

  There's something so delicious on tap at the Quimby Lucky Lab that I'm not going to tell you what it is

Tuesday October 23, 2012 03:46 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @yaeger It really gets me when they wear those coin dispensers slung low on the waist

Tuesday October 23, 2012 03:48 PM

  @beermusingskris That one, of not just the super variety, but the Super Duper variety. Shhhhhh

Tuesday October 23, 2012 03:58 PM

  @SamuraiArtist No. Some batches I haven't enjoyed, but never got that. This one tastes great. Wait, are you talking about Hawthorne Strip?

Tuesday October 23, 2012 04:02 PM

  No thanks. I don't have 3 hours to spend on hold today RT @CenturyLinkHelp: Anything we can do to help with your CenturyLink service?

Tuesday October 23, 2012 04:31 PM


Tuesday October 23, 2012 04:57 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Ja cause I said "I'm not going to tell you what it is"

Tuesday October 23, 2012 05:23 PM

  RT @BenderPDX: Kill all humans! Also your booze: #olcc #pdx

Tuesday October 23, 2012 05:25 PM

  @SamuraiArtist They had the advantage of women's intuition over you. And also they had seen it on the chalkboard #intuition

Tuesday October 23, 2012 05:36 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @WeLoveNips Roll of dimes, please

Thursday October 25, 2012 10:52 AM

  RT @lucyburningham: Dear Internet, please stop turning stories into slideshows. Most of the time I like to actually read.

Thursday October 25, 2012 11:05 AM

  RT @olllllo: This is not the flavor wheel I was expecting.…

Thursday October 25, 2012 04:17 PM

  RT @CoalitionBrewin: Our good friend needs our help! $2 of every pitcher to help Morgan Miller pay for medical expenses. Or donate her ...

Thursday October 25, 2012 04:23 PM

  @BikePortland Would be nice, but I don't believe the PDX bike and especially foot numbers. Plus it excludes the CBD? These are inflated.

Thursday October 25, 2012 04:52 PM

  Interesting: new distillery on Distillery Row RT @BenderPDX: Kill all humans! Also your booze: #olcc #pdx

Friday October 26, 2012 09:55 AM

  @socialretard Thanks, that helped

Friday October 26, 2012 10:02 AM

  Cicerone leaves me cold, but ignorance IS rampant. Read this: RT @beervanabuzz: Craft beer's education problem.…

Friday October 26, 2012 10:42 AM

  @GreenmanTaps Just a knee-jerk reaction to formalizing something fun. But maybe it makes sense for those in the industry to have it

Monday October 29, 2012 03:59 PM

  @TheBeerWench Pretty sure I saw Paulaner half-liter cans in Germany in 1995

Tuesday October 30, 2012 06:11 PM

  Yay! I found a "Best Bike City" velcro pantsleg protector in a pocket. Thought I'd lost them all.

Close October 2012

November 2012
Friday November 02, 2012 10:58 AM

  RT @BaseCampBrewing: #basecamp grand opening in one hour! #booyah #pdxbeer #rainorshine #ftw free high fives and excellent conversation. ...

Friday November 02, 2012 02:45 PM

  @SamuraiArtist It's just a desperate ploy for attention, but you're the only one who noticed. Thanks

Friday November 02, 2012 04:52 PM

  Gary Johnson voted for the Constitution Party candidate in 2008? WTF?!?! That ain't libertarian. Guess I'll have to vote for Jill Stein

Saturday November 03, 2012 10:21 PM

  Hawthorne Strip sign tonight says "Cock Lottery" #BurnedOutNeonOrLadiesNight?

Monday November 05, 2012 10:41 AM

  An oldie but goody: Monty Python Election Night Special: - let's hope the Silly vote gets split tomorrow

Monday November 05, 2012 12:40 PM

  @Beervana @TracyTThomas Welcome back to the land of taking your shoes off at the airport

Monday November 05, 2012 12:46 PM

  Dumbasses came an hour early for a meeting with my officemate, he's at lunch #daylightsavings

Tuesday November 06, 2012 09:20 AM

  RT @TomHughesMetro: Check out my op-ed in today's @Oregonian on @oregonmetro's recent travel survey & transportation choice in our r ...

Tuesday November 06, 2012 09:47 AM

  Nice to see a Republican caught red-handed stealing votes:… #votefraud

Tuesday November 06, 2012 10:04 AM

  You already live in such a place RT @ConOat: Seriously, I'm moving to somewhere I don't ever have to vote for president after this election!

Tuesday November 06, 2012 10:43 AM

  @ConOat Yeah, it gets old. But the 2012 cycle seemed shorter to me than the 2008 one, or maybe I'm just numb to the pain

Tuesday November 06, 2012 03:21 PM

  RT @infinitycat: SEATTLE! cast yr ballot for rock n roll by seeing @heavycreamband & @those_darlins 2nite #ladiezforprez ...

Tuesday November 06, 2012 03:31 PM

  PDX live music recommendation: punky Nashville girl band Heavy Cream is playing tomorrow night at Mississippi Studios. You won't be sorry

Tuesday November 06, 2012 08:12 PM

  RT @beerinator: NBC just made the claim that firemen use exit polls more efficiently than other white people.

Tuesday November 06, 2012 08:31 PM

  I had the luxury once again of voting third party, but I am grateful for all the humiliation heaped on Republicans tonight

Tuesday November 06, 2012 09:59 PM

  I want to thank my surrogates, replicants, and other simulacra

Wednesday November 07, 2012 12:00 AM

  RT @Galaxy_Sailor: Has anyone alerted Ted Nugent yet? I'm ready for him to be dead or in prison. As long as his mouth is taped shut.

Wednesday November 07, 2012 11:08 AM

  RT @BikePortland: With CRC's clear losses last night, we should call for a pause on planning so taxpayers stop footing the bill for that ...

Wednesday November 07, 2012 12:24 PM

  RT @PfriemBeer: Tonight 5pm @CapsandCorks #pfriem Beer Tasting! Josh is bringing our Blonde IPA, IPA, Strong Dark & Tripel https://t ...

Wednesday November 07, 2012 03:41 PM

  RT @TweetsofOld: Beer goes up to six-cents a bottle. We should worry. MI1916

Thursday November 08, 2012 10:58 AM

  Just got a targeted Ci_alis ad on an unrelated Google search. Must be gettin close to my birthday

Thursday November 08, 2012 11:00 AM

  @bighopbrewer Hey man, I had a Dub the other night. Great job! Can't wait to see more of your work in bottles

Thursday November 08, 2012 04:17 PM

  @SnobRitch Happy Birthday! Have fun at East Burn

Thursday November 08, 2012 04:44 PM

  Or Washington? RT @Beerupdate1: Is pot beer on the horizon in light of Colorado marijuana legalization? -

Saturday November 10, 2012 08:43 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Cool which pub?

Sunday November 11, 2012 10:44 AM

  Wow, what's next for the BBC? Are we going to find out that Benny Hill was a pervert too?

Monday November 12, 2012 11:12 AM

  Looks like the post office removed the blue mailbox at SE 12th and Main? When/why?

Monday November 12, 2012 11:40 AM

  Has anyone done any blind tastings to see if adding expensive beer to a food recipe changes the flavor in ANY way?

Monday November 12, 2012 03:31 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @lucyburningham Most interesting comment is that @AndrewOKnowlton / @bonappetit stole the picture from someone #lame

Monday November 12, 2012 05:26 PM

  RT @wolfandbears: Hey Portland! We love you! Please help us, show your love, by helping is to get the word out about our new location, s ...

Tuesday November 13, 2012 08:22 AM

  It's no longer polite to say "He's old enough to be her father". Now we say "She's young enough to be his biographer".

Tuesday November 13, 2012 10:07 AM

  RT @Beervana: You don't like watery beer, you don't like megabreweries, and you don't like InBev. but it's worse than you think: http:// ...

Tuesday November 13, 2012 12:43 PM

  @socialretard @UrbanBeerHiker @seattlebeergirl @samuraiartist @seattlebeerdude After Henry's, stock up on bottles at Whole Foods

Tuesday November 13, 2012 12:44 PM

  RT @TweetsofOld: 1869 French 2-person Velocipede:

Tuesday November 13, 2012 04:46 PM

  Whoa RT @lagunitasT: ...[A-B assured] their recently purchased employees from Goose that they would make sure we don't succeed in Chicago

Tuesday November 13, 2012 04:52 PM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Laurelwood Holds Fundraiser for Ninkasi's Morgan Miller TODAY at all pubs…

Tuesday November 13, 2012 04:57 PM

  RT @extramsg: Trio next to me at Lucky Strike. One can't have corn, one can't have wheat, and one can't have soy. But "traces" are okay. ...

Tuesday November 13, 2012 04:59 PM

  @extramsg Can't we tease an Allergy Pride version of the 3 Little Pigs out of that scenario?

Wednesday November 14, 2012 03:09 PM

  @Beervana You could wring a third post out of this meme by commenting on @lagunitasT's tweets yesterday about A-B #BlogADeadHorse

Wednesday November 14, 2012 03:25 PM

  @Beervana If you didn't see it, @beerpulse did some of the legwork for you already:

Thursday November 15, 2012 05:25 PM

  Wait, I thought Portland banned plastic bags months ago? Real question: why haven't we banned the plastic wrappers on "men's magazines"?

Thursday November 15, 2012 05:35 PM

  @SamuraiArtist It's not like that. I just think it's nicer when you can thumb through them at the, uh, newsstand

Saturday November 17, 2012 03:22 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker How long will you be @CommonsBrewery? Next stop?

Saturday November 17, 2012 10:29 PM

  Chirren of the sun begin to awake... Gimme a break Robert Plant #classicrock

Sunday November 18, 2012 03:55 PM

  Ruper Rorm Randy

Tuesday November 20, 2012 10:48 AM

  So much support in PDX for the empty gesture of banning plastic bags, yet opposition to the proven benefits of fluoridated water #goofy

Tuesday November 20, 2012 11:30 AM

  @SnobRitch Think of the children! But seriously, it doesn't change the water quality

Tuesday November 20, 2012 02:39 PM

  I have GOT to eat at Ping more often #soup

Tuesday November 20, 2012 04:00 PM

  RT @LilBikesBigFun: Confession: I don't clear storm drains as a good deed. I do it to enjoy the resulting whirlpool and sounds of rushin ...

Thursday November 22, 2012 08:44 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Maybe the bartenders have a Thanksgiving moratorium on threatening people

Saturday November 24, 2012 03:28 PM

  Haha just noticed my Guiness Foreign Extra from @belmontstation had a best before 5-7-12. Still tasty and nutritious

Monday November 26, 2012 12:26 PM

  There should be a tax on lawyers RT @SamuraiArtist: Looking for sources on who owns the Cascadian Dark Ale trademark…

Monday November 26, 2012 02:41 PM

  @JfwellsPDX No one would ever need a lawyer if it wasn't for other lawyers

Monday November 26, 2012 02:42 PM

  This cold has moved my normally screechy counter-tenor voice up into the alto range

Monday November 26, 2012 03:07 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Gee whiz, you're acting like your mom's a lawyer. I'm just shooting my mouth off on twitter. So sue me

Tuesday November 27, 2012 10:18 AM

  New blog post: A Few Winter Beer Recommendations

Tuesday November 27, 2012 11:15 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX #PDXDiveBars: Reel'M'Inn for sure. Is Yur's "real" enough for you? I love that place.

Tuesday November 27, 2012 11:18 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX Also a quick first cut of #PDXDiveBars can be found here:… @portlandbarfly

Tuesday November 27, 2012 12:22 PM

  RT @bryankeilty: Ready to drink beer?! We're releasing our Holiday Seasonals, 7 of them, today @lompocbeer #SideBar. Starts at 4, hope e ...

Tuesday November 27, 2012 12:23 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker You're still in SF? Lose your plane ticket or something?

Tuesday November 27, 2012 02:35 PM

  I tried about 80 fresh hop beers this year but somehow I never had Hop Trip. Did anyone try it this year?

Tuesday November 27, 2012 03:03 PM


Tuesday November 27, 2012 03:05 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @socialretard socialcupcake

Tuesday November 27, 2012 04:12 PM

  Next year I hope the @HolidayAle cartoon pinups have their legs spread wide open instead of silly knees-together poses…

Tuesday November 27, 2012 04:33 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I'll write you a letter of recommendation to @HolidayAle. Who does their art right now?

Tuesday November 27, 2012 06:37 PM

  Some photo evidence for @UrbanBeerHiker

Wednesday November 28, 2012 10:26 AM

  @turbodog Wow @SamuraiArtist should kick your ass for even suggesting that

Wednesday November 28, 2012 10:35 AM

  RT @dsoneil: If Youtube was around in 1991 I assure you Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" would be, and forever be, the #1 most watche ...

Wednesday November 28, 2012 10:43 AM

  Hitting the @SierraNevada verticals at @apexbar or @woodsmantavern (HT @jacobgrier)? A review of last year's:…

Wednesday November 28, 2012 11:45 AM

  Since @SnobRitch asked about the Six-Pack Equivalent (SPE) price of the HAF: $108.00 for 20 oz. at $30.…

Wednesday November 28, 2012 11:47 AM

  @SnobRitch @hopapalooza You don't have the SPE app on your phone?

Wednesday November 28, 2012 11:50 AM

  @SnobRitch A fool and his money will be parted on Friday

Wednesday November 28, 2012 11:57 AM

  @hopapalooza Actually Apple has approved two SPE apps:… and…

Wednesday November 28, 2012 12:20 PM

  @BadFetch You're still new at this unemployment thing, aren't you?

Wednesday November 28, 2012 03:47 PM

  @Beervana Someone you know? Aren't you bringing your festival posse this year?

Wednesday November 28, 2012 03:48 PM

  I would have gone to the Holiday Ale Fest today, but I didn't want to get drunk and lose my winning Powerball tickets

Wednesday November 28, 2012 08:15 PM

  My elves said Santa was a no-show at @HolidayAle. 30 bucks and no Santa?

Thursday November 29, 2012 11:08 AM

  Fundraising for your school or nonprofit? Sell Christmas wreaths! Nobody else is doing it, and everybody wants to buy a wreath right now

Thursday November 29, 2012 11:15 AM

  @SamuraiArtist I got excited because I thought you had enlisted @CraftBeerAttny to trademark "Craft Beer". Which someone should as a prank

Friday November 30, 2012 08:08 AM

  The guy who facebooked his rescue from Mt. Hood is a beer blogger:… (cc: @beerherejohnny)

Friday November 30, 2012 09:10 AM

  @Beervana The rainbow in the west is a good sign

Friday November 30, 2012 09:12 AM

  @TheBeerWench Hit the Blue Pig for a Bloody Mary if you're in SE:…

Friday November 30, 2012 09:14 AM

  RT @MemorabiliaCo: John Cleese's Bentley & lunch in London with the #MontyPython legend. 10 day auction starts today ...

Friday November 30, 2012 10:34 AM

  @zythophiliac Actually Velvet Merkin was the original name. When they started bottling it, govt made them censor the labels

Friday November 30, 2012 11:38 AM

  Homeless guy at Big Pink giving a loud drunken lecture about basketball shoes

Friday November 30, 2012 11:57 AM

  No whooping #HAF

Friday November 30, 2012 01:10 PM

  Doing my @goodbyeohio imitation with a glass taster at #HAF. So far Ninkasi, Ft George, Cascade are faves. And @msubulldog25

Friday November 30, 2012 01:58 PM

  New favorite at #HAF: Golden Valley Black Panther. Also like Commons Boysen. And the sweet @HolidayAle tooks at the merch table

Friday November 30, 2012 02:20 PM

  @halfbipolar One toque over the line, eh?

Friday November 30, 2012 02:23 PM

  When someone starts to hoot at @HolidayAle Fest, #etiquette says to put three or preferably four of your fingers in their mouth

Friday November 30, 2012 02:29 PM

  OH at #HAF: blah blah blah male gynecology...

Friday November 30, 2012 03:24 PM


Friday November 30, 2012 03:34 PM

  Some carbon-based life forms pointed out I mistakenly tweeted @SnobRitch that the @HolidayAle SPE was $108. It is $54 #retraction #humans

Friday November 30, 2012 04:01 PM

  @Beervana @yaeger @samuraiartist Me neither, but it was actually very liberating to not feel the quid pro quo pressure of years past

Friday November 30, 2012 04:05 PM

  @ifcportlandia You need a beer blogger presence in your twitter feed. Also my kids attended a PPS school that held an annual Midwifery Week

Close November 2012

December 2012
Saturday December 01, 2012 02:46 PM

  Watched a woman at @HolidayAle yesterday hold her hands under the porta-sink faucet a long time waiting for the water to run automatically

Sunday December 02, 2012 12:10 PM

  Large house being moved at 26th and Hawthorne #fb

Monday December 03, 2012 11:44 AM

  RT @kscaldef: Look fixie guy, even if you don't care about your backside, have some respect for the riders behind you and put a fender o ...

Monday December 03, 2012 02:00 PM

  @socialretard Every Church In Seattle?

Monday December 03, 2012 05:11 PM

  @socialretard Don't forget to stick your pinky out

Tuesday December 04, 2012 05:29 PM

  RT @BenderPDX: Kill all humans! Also your booze: #olcc #pdx

Wednesday December 05, 2012 10:20 AM

  D'oh! I was about to crow about how today is the 5-year anniversary of It's Pub Night. But it was Monday #oops #semiRetiredBlogger

Wednesday December 05, 2012 12:31 PM

  Co-worker argues bitterly, even though what I said was in total agreement with the first thing he said #coworker #idiot

Wednesday December 05, 2012 02:25 PM

  How many Blind Pigs can I drink before turning into a sightless swine?

Wednesday December 05, 2012 02:55 PM

  @beermusingskris After a couple I still have my eyesight - such as it is - but I am starting to snort a little

Wednesday December 05, 2012 02:58 PM

  @natepdx Oh I thought you were going to say Anna Karenina

Wednesday December 05, 2012 03:00 PM

  @beerinator Why wouldn't you start 6 hours earlier? #twelve

Wednesday December 05, 2012 03:04 PM

  @beerinator Oh now I get it. You're just 6 months and 6 days too late

Wednesday December 05, 2012 03:20 PM

  This is useful if you skype people: hidden skype emoticons:…

Thursday December 06, 2012 03:11 PM

  This guy biking around Portland has his name embroidered on his underwear. Calvin Klein -- if you know him, tell him to pull his pants up

Thursday December 06, 2012 05:08 PM

  I wonder how long til Peter Norton freaks out on bath salts in Central America

Friday December 07, 2012 10:14 AM

  @beermusingskris I know nothing about rum, but New Deal makes great vodka and gin. Taste/buy Saturday at their place (near SE Lucky Lab)

Friday December 07, 2012 10:15 AM

  @beermusingskris Personally I love Ransom's "Small's Gin", but some people find it too unconventionally flavored

Friday December 07, 2012 10:53 AM

  @Beervana Dunkelweizens have been around forever. Now, Black Wits...

Friday December 07, 2012 01:34 PM

  Cure for self-abuse

Friday December 07, 2012 03:02 PM

  @tastybeers Do it. Cheaper than some Hair of the Dog sixers, and comes with two chalices.

Friday December 07, 2012 03:05 PM

  @extramsg New Deal Portland 88 Vodka, Ransom Small's Gin (some might disagree with that), and Jim Beam to keep it down-home.

Friday December 07, 2012 03:08 PM

  @GreenRewardsPDX Was that an "I <green envelope> PDX" shirt I saw a guy wearing on the Hawthorne Bridge today?

Friday December 07, 2012 04:42 PM

  @SnobRitch @PfriemBeer @SamuraiArtist @BeerGeekAmy Is it a BCDA? #ABCDs #LMNOP

Saturday December 08, 2012 11:34 AM

  Anyone lose a duck?

Saturday December 08, 2012 10:16 PM

  Bruce Willis is cool when he time travels

Monday December 10, 2012 09:30 AM

  New blog post: Beer Book Gift Ideas…

Monday December 10, 2012 09:43 AM

  Only "somewhat" surly service? RT @SnobRitch Ha! @samuraiartist gets called out in this! RT @hopapalooza ChicagoTribune

Monday December 10, 2012 10:48 AM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: Interview with Lagunitas Brewing (@lagunitasbruhws) founder Tony Magee @LagunitasT on @newschoolbeer ...

Monday December 10, 2012 04:09 PM

  I love the Willamette when it gets all turbulent and muddy this time of year. Even saw a huge fish jump out of it a few mornings ago

Tuesday December 11, 2012 04:57 PM

  Mosquito bite? RT @jacobgrier: I need quinine powder stat. Anyone in pdx have some to spare?

Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:44 AM

  It may be a little early, but I am making the switch from coffee to beer #thatisall

Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:47 AM

  Dunno, is that what the Mayan calendar says? RT @Gizmopunk Isn't Black Sabbath supposed to release and album today? #121212

Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:54 AM

  @GreenRewardsPDX Lots of great ones, but Seven Corners is my fave

Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:55 AM

  @SnobRitch Brilliant! I have an Overcast in the fridge. That will be a good followup to this Pray for Snow

Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:58 AM

  @jeffersondsmith @alackerlyons It was Bush/Cheney looting the Treasury that caused the deficit

Thursday December 13, 2012 09:27 AM

  New blog post: 10 Barrel Pray for Snow… - delicious new winter beer (well, new to me)

Thursday December 13, 2012 09:52 AM

  Tis the season of mildewed raincoat

Thursday December 13, 2012 02:50 PM

  Nooooo..... RT @eaterpdx: BridgePort Ale House shuttering SE Hawthorne location

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:09 PM

  When did Drake's start getting distributed in Oregon?

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:11 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Cool, so I'm not necessarily the very last person to know

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:32 PM

  RT @pymander: Using a manual typewriter has made me type too loudly for the library. #MultCoLib #PDX #CLACKCLACKCLACK

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:36 PM

  I'm not good at brown-nosing the Internet, or yesterday I would have pimped this Westvleteren vs. St. Bernardus post:…

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:48 PM

  @TracyTThomas The redo was OK, except it was only a cynical cover to fire the longtime waitstaff. Still, many good memories, I will miss it

Thursday December 13, 2012 03:53 PM

  "Tranya" - RT @SamuraiArtist: what would be the name of the best Sci-Fi tribute beer ever?

Thursday December 13, 2012 04:00 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Plus there is a Ramones connection to Tranya, do you know what it is?

Thursday December 13, 2012 04:05 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Oh right, I forgot that's your mom's name

Thursday December 13, 2012 04:07 PM

  RT @jacobgrier: Dual-chambered beer glass from the "Pretentious Beer Glass Company"

Thursday December 13, 2012 04:35 PM

  @sabernar Yeah though I think that was just a cynical purge of the staff

Friday December 14, 2012 10:35 AM

  @turbodog Thanks, that explains the bump in traffic on that post

Friday December 14, 2012 10:37 AM

  Hear hear RT @DrBenLove Who owns @SamuelAdamsBeer @BrewersAssoc Yet they're still "Craft"? I'll define craft for myself

Friday December 14, 2012 11:56 AM

  Wow Supplication is still on tap at Higgins. Never tweeted it last week cause I thought it would go fast

Friday December 14, 2012 02:06 PM

  RT @halfbipolar: @itspubnight Because I know you care! - 2007 Oak Aged Jubel on at the @horsebrass is really good, as is the 2012 Doggie ...

Friday December 14, 2012 02:07 PM

  @halfbipolar Holy crap! If I didn't have a family to go home to I'd be there all night

Friday December 14, 2012 02:55 PM

  Longstory Shortcake

Friday December 14, 2012 07:07 PM

  Lemon slice pizza #fb

Friday December 14, 2012 07:16 PM

  @AdamEvang Delicious. Try it sometime

Friday December 14, 2012 07:36 PM

  I never saw rats at Waterfront Park but tonight two crossed my path at different places #plagues

Friday December 14, 2012 09:59 PM

  @beermusingskris Just cheese but I should have put something salty on with the sour-bitter lemons

Friday December 14, 2012 10:55 PM

  @beermusingskris Pizza Schnizza makes a tasty one with salmon and thin lemon slices. Next time I make it I'll put olives or anchovies

Sunday December 16, 2012 05:43 PM

  Sorry to rain on any Portlander's Christmas parade, but Peacock Lane is very lame

Wednesday December 19, 2012 10:04 AM

  @SeattleBeerNews @NewSchoolBeer Keep me posted Thurs and Fri, I'd like to meet you somewhere on your travels. The Commons maybe?

Wednesday December 19, 2012 10:09 AM

  @SeattleBeerNews They open on Thursday evenings now, unless this week is special. But I can catch you there Friday

Wednesday December 19, 2012 03:42 PM

  @NewSchoolBeer Actually, @beercycling has a much better blind-tasting method, described on @Beervana:…

Wednesday December 19, 2012 04:08 PM

  RT @DaveKnowsPDX: #OnThisDay in 1910 the Hawthorne Bridge opened to traffic… #PDXHistory

Wednesday December 19, 2012 04:35 PM

  Dammit! Whatever happened to (Boiregon), the Oregon beer blog written in French? cc: @OregonQuebec @epeep

Wednesday December 19, 2012 05:06 PM

  RT @AGSHender: Portland beer geeks: Beer is open on SE 14th & Stark next to Meat Cheese Bread. 10 taps, lots of bottles.

Thursday December 20, 2012 10:32 AM

  RT @dril: did you know that the bible doesn't actually contain any references to hell? or heaven? or christ?? it just a bunch of names & ...

Thursday December 20, 2012 10:38 AM

  The @BrewersAssoc has raised a stink about "Craft Beer". My take from May: Let's Stop Calling It "Craft" Beer -…

Thursday December 20, 2012 10:56 AM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: First look at new beer bar "BEER" from the owner of @MeatCheeseBread… #pdxbeer #inpdx @eaterpdx

Thursday December 20, 2012 12:16 PM

  @beermusingskris I can think of better uses for $60

Friday December 21, 2012 09:52 AM

  RT @OregonQuebec: @itspubnight Je suis désolé. Je sais que ça fait bien longtemps que je ne fais pas des postes à mon blogue. J'espère c ...

Friday December 21, 2012 09:54 AM

  I'm gonna wait until #SuckUpSaturday to try and coax a few retweets out of a bunch of companies and tweeters #ff

Friday December 21, 2012 10:39 AM

  RT @rojasburke: Boston friends, here's a map of the 10 best beer bars (adapted from a list by The Phoenix)…

Friday December 21, 2012 10:41 AM

  @jwall4 Does it have a light?

Friday December 21, 2012 11:34 AM

  @Beervana @agoodbeerblog That is a great photo!

Friday December 21, 2012 12:53 PM

  Pesky Mayans

Friday December 21, 2012 03:07 PM

  Saucebox dumped a ton of ice in the completely empty bike corral. Then one guy rides up and parks his bike in the ice. #chill

Friday December 21, 2012 04:12 PM

  RT @extramsg: Glad to see people standing up to the NRA's suggestion to turn schools into a police state. Now if they would do the same ...

Friday December 21, 2012 04:14 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Can't make it to Roscoe's. Got booked up

Saturday December 22, 2012 03:30 PM

  Powerful taplist at Belmont Station today, Fa La La La La and lots of other temptations

Saturday December 22, 2012 06:43 PM

  @Beervana Have you taken your measuring cup to these Base Camp "22 ounce" cans? They look smaller than 22 ounce bottles #HonestBomberProject

Sunday December 23, 2012 08:40 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker You said pugilistic

Wednesday December 26, 2012 12:28 PM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Price Index: Winter 2012…

Thursday December 27, 2012 09:44 PM

  Revolution No. 9 is alarming our tortoiseshell cat #fb

Friday December 28, 2012 09:17 PM

  Peeing outside is about my fourth favorite activity. Or fifth

Sunday December 30, 2012 08:41 PM

  Not everyone understands Burnside's Sweet Heat. But it's awesome

Monday December 31, 2012 02:29 PM

  @martincizmar @samuraiartist Better late than never!

Monday December 31, 2012 11:55 PM

  2013 can't be worse than 2012. Amen

Close December 2012

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