It's Pub Night 2014 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 2014.  See also:

January 2014
Wednesday January 01, 2014 02:52 PM

  Hats off to @SamuraiArtist and @LardoPDX - Dirty Fries Eggs Benedict is a great start to 2014

Thursday January 02, 2014 06:53 PM

  Henry's can boast of their frosted bar that keeps your beer unnaturally cold, but I prefer the beer-WARMING spots at Vincente's bar

Thursday January 02, 2014 08:26 PM

  I will be happy no matter who wins this football game, but it's fun to watch

Friday January 03, 2014 10:03 AM

  I finally put up the last blog post of 2013: Portland Beer Price Index: Winter 2013 -… . Big price jumps :-(

Friday January 03, 2014 10:14 AM

  Zero bicycle fatalities in PDX last year! RT @BikePortland: The 4 biggest Portland bike stories nobody wrote in 2013

Sunday January 05, 2014 05:27 PM

  Princess Leia paper snowflake #myneighborsarenerds

Sunday January 05, 2014 09:49 PM

  Sky in PDX is so clear tonight that with binoculars you can see three of Jupiter's moons even in the city

Sunday January 05, 2014 10:00 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Western sky, about 10 o'clock. Jupiter bright with naked eye, moons easy with binoculars

Sunday January 05, 2014 10:41 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Ugh I hope you realized I meant Eastern sky

Monday January 06, 2014 12:18 PM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Portland Beer Price Index: Winter 2013…

Monday January 06, 2014 12:39 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @Notteham The replacement is "beer". Like "wine". Wine drinkers know what's great, what's good enough, and what's crap

Monday January 06, 2014 04:31 PM

  @jacobgrier Great article! Is coconut arrack available in the US? They make it homemade in Ghana, call it "gin"

Tuesday January 07, 2014 11:23 AM

  Attempt at conference call humor falls on its face

Wednesday January 08, 2014 10:50 AM

  Only in Oklahoma... RT @beerinator: Man Killed by Atomic Wedgie

Wednesday January 08, 2014 09:01 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Get off my lawn!

Friday January 10, 2014 02:28 PM

  RT @TheBeermongers: New brewery going in across the street from The Beermongers!

Friday January 10, 2014 05:19 PM

  @BREWPUBLIC @SamuraiArtist Thanks for reminding me that it's Unfollow Friday!

Sunday January 12, 2014 12:26 PM

  Dude accellerates and honks at car turning left as soon as light turns green. Next light: he himself turns left in front of oncoming cars

Sunday January 12, 2014 12:33 PM

  @kaysbar Yeah kind of a masochistic do unto others

Sunday January 12, 2014 12:34 PM

  Had no idea Bunk Bar was such a kindergarten on weekends. Shoulda hit Lardo for french fries instead

Sunday January 12, 2014 12:42 PM

  @ConOat That's cruel but fair

Sunday January 12, 2014 12:47 PM

  Parenting tip for ignorant pricks: Don't launch the ball in the pinball machine. Your toddler will have hours of noisy fun with the flippers

Monday January 13, 2014 11:25 AM

  Judging by gym attendance, women seem to be off to a quicker start on 2014 New Year's resolutions than men

Monday January 13, 2014 03:53 PM

  @ajds Start calling him Pasterisk instead

Monday January 13, 2014 03:53 PM

  RT @ajds: I just got an email from a guy named Patrick. He signed it P@. How are we going to take care of this?

Monday January 13, 2014 05:14 PM

  @AGSHender &*#$!!!!! Thanks for the heads up

Tuesday January 14, 2014 11:06 AM

  RT @ithinkaboutbeer: Ever been to #Ghent in #Belgium? If you're planning a trip, here's why you should go to #Ghent! I did and it was fun. …

Tuesday January 14, 2014 11:09 AM

  @Beeronomics Did you notice your next to last tweet is from being hacked? Might delete it and change password

Tuesday January 14, 2014 11:48 AM

  @Beeronomics I got hacked yesterday myself :-(

Tuesday January 14, 2014 01:33 PM

  NOW I remember why I never have lunch at @bridgeportbrew

Tuesday January 14, 2014 05:27 PM

  @Beervana @Beeronomics Actually, I plan to do a Piss and Vinegar on @NewSchoolBeer about that... 'A Tale of Two Six-Packs'. #lazy

Wednesday January 15, 2014 10:12 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Be careful if you get involved with an Alaskan woman. One cold night she might break it off

Wednesday January 15, 2014 10:14 AM

  @JfwellsPDX It will just be a lazy opinion piece. No facts to back it up. They got nothing to worry about

Wednesday January 15, 2014 11:32 AM

  @pdxFoodDude Someone needs coffee

Wednesday January 15, 2014 04:12 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Crossword? You must have blown through the word search in just a couple of beers

Wednesday January 15, 2014 04:57 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Venom? Word searches are fun

Wednesday January 15, 2014 11:15 PM

  Tasty taste tonight of the Melvins/Thai Me Up two time Alpha King winner thanks to @TheBeermongers generosity. Intense flowery grapefruit

Thursday January 16, 2014 10:36 AM

  Took years, but I was very happy when I realized the Decemberists song The Perfect Crime riffs off the Talking Heads Life During Wartime

Thursday January 16, 2014 10:39 AM

  @beerinator Do they still sell those cans of Cheeto Balls? Those would be good on a pizza

Friday January 17, 2014 08:08 AM

  Think what a game changer it would be if people stopped using the phrase "game changer"

Friday January 17, 2014 10:34 AM

  @JfwellsPDX I think he got Texas right though

Friday January 17, 2014 12:07 PM

  Oh hells bells my beer at Tilt came in an ice cold glass. I thought @ConOat would prevent such travesties

Friday January 17, 2014 12:13 PM

  Oh man the biscuits and gravy at Tilt will help me get over the pain of Blue Pig's closing

Friday January 17, 2014 12:16 PM

  @ConOat Next time I'll be my usual snotty self and ask for a warm glass

Saturday January 18, 2014 05:41 PM

  The glow cloud over SW Portland will guide us to the @NightValeRadio live show

Sunday January 19, 2014 08:05 PM

  On my way to Fred's, noticed that @yaeger's renters have hung a euphonium on the living room wall #euphonium #peepingtom #mainstreet

Sunday January 19, 2014 08:17 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker It's like a little tuba. Wait, is Wikipedia down?

Tuesday January 21, 2014 10:28 AM

  @yaeger Oh wow, was it always on the wall in there? I never tried to take it down and play it?

Tuesday January 21, 2014 03:56 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @SudsSister Just say no to listicles!

Tuesday January 21, 2014 04:41 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I don't doubt it

Tuesday January 21, 2014 10:37 PM

  It honestly smells like a sewer has backed up at Apex #wtf

Wednesday January 22, 2014 10:25 AM

  RT @deanruffner: A woman I work with is selling her 2 Super Bowl tickets. $6K gets you the pair.

Wednesday January 22, 2014 10:26 AM

  @JfwellsPDX That's some hard-hitting stuff

Friday January 24, 2014 10:24 AM

  Dang! They took down the cool "pedestrian bridge to nowhere" that was at SE 16th and Brooklyn

Friday January 24, 2014 10:39 AM

  Yes! RT @Notteham: 5 Beers That Aren't Craft, But Should Be… @TheStreet

Friday January 24, 2014 10:40 AM

  @Notteham BTW, I wish the BA would credit @beerherejohnny with coining the term "crafty beers"

Friday January 24, 2014 01:20 PM

  @barrel_pdx You must have ordered lunch at Bridgeport

Friday January 24, 2014 03:26 PM

  @plusruss Oh cool, you guys hiked over it when you were here? It was one of my favorite weird places

Saturday January 25, 2014 01:30 PM

  Scary quantity of fresh vomit on the wall/sidewalk at SE Morrison and 6th. Someone really emptied it out

Saturday January 25, 2014 02:54 PM

  @ConOat I imagine it as Meaning of Life style

Saturday January 25, 2014 09:41 PM

  Forgot to live-tweet the small anti-chemtrail protest I saw on W Burnside this afternoon. The auroral research waves jammed my brain

Sunday January 26, 2014 08:39 PM

  Gonna get the wife one of those glowing Katy Perry halter tops and some Beyonce panties to wear with it #grammys

Tuesday January 28, 2014 01:44 PM

  @JesseRad Oh man, that is good news

Thursday January 30, 2014 07:01 PM

  The remodeled Bagdad kicks ass

Friday January 31, 2014 10:45 AM @beermapping RT @beermusingskris: What travel websites do you use to look for things to do in places you're visiting

Friday January 31, 2014 11:50 AM

  RT @mttaborbrewing: Come in tonight rockin' your Seahawks gear and growler fills are only $10. Wear Broncos gear and they regular price!

Friday January 31, 2014 08:11 PM

  Someone has lit up the Morrison Bridge with Seahawks colors

Friday January 31, 2014 10:59 PM

  All the weak hands have turned off the Christmas lights. Not us, though

Close January 2014

February 2014
Monday February 03, 2014 11:46 AM

  A frito pie a day keeps the fitness away #myweekenddiet

Tuesday February 04, 2014 04:35 PM

  RT @beervanabuzz: Did Willamette Week and Martin Cizmar kill Dean's Scene? In a word, NO.… @wweek

Tuesday February 04, 2014 04:35 PM

  RT @secretkebab: I have learn of the story going in #Potland about me was some fake. I will have the soft balls from these LIAR!! Hello LIA…

Wednesday February 05, 2014 09:29 AM

  Very small consolation of aging: long gray nose hairs are less conspicuous than long black ones

Wednesday February 05, 2014 11:00 AM

  @UrbanBeerHiker I might switch to ear hair

Thursday February 06, 2014 10:54 AM

  RT @NightValeRadio: A word to the wise. A paragraph to the smart. A long-form essay to the oblivious. A silent, meaningful gesture to the e…

Thursday February 06, 2014 10:59 AM

  Dear @PPSConnect: People like to be kissed when they're screwed, not threatened and belittled. That's why teachers are striking #PATstrike

Thursday February 06, 2014 01:03 PM

  @TheBeermongers Will you salt your ramp so I can get my walker up it?

Thursday February 06, 2014 04:35 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @SamuraiArtist It's not hard to avoid someone who never leaves his house

Thursday February 06, 2014 04:41 PM

  @sarahmirk And do all your videos in black and white just to screw with people!

Friday February 07, 2014 07:50 PM

  Whoa, did he just call them the "Obamalympics"?

Sunday February 09, 2014 08:42 AM

  Worth picking up the Oregonian today for the half-page ad of horrible poetry by an agitated 87-year-old. Page A13

Sunday February 09, 2014 10:16 PM

  When is the women's beach snowboarding event? #olympics

Monday February 10, 2014 10:12 AM

  Hey Great Lakes people, what are a couple beers I should bring back in my luggage from a trip to Wisconsin next weekend?

Monday February 10, 2014 03:57 PM

  @beermusingskris Thanks! Surly cans are attractive for lining a suitcase. Any other lesser-known things to look for?

Monday February 10, 2014 04:00 PM

  @beermusingskris Visiting colleges in Beloit and Appleton with my daughter. Not a drinking excursion, but beer shopping will happen

Monday February 10, 2014 05:52 PM

  I briefly emerged from my house. I didn't see my shadow, but I went back inside anyway.

Tuesday February 11, 2014 08:03 AM

  Burn! RT @HumuloneRed: @hopapalooza Sorry just saw your tweet. What was going on at Full Sail? cc: @EclipticBrewing @FullSailBrewing

Tuesday February 11, 2014 08:30 AM

  Let's try this again: what beer do I bring back in my luggage from Wisconsin? Thanks to @beermusingskris for Surly, New Glarus ideas

Tuesday February 11, 2014 11:19 AM

  @hopapalooza Thanks! Central Waters looks interesting

Thursday February 13, 2014 07:28 AM

  @pwillen1 @NewSchoolBeer Yeah, the rant is more about retail prices. California is a whole nother rant

Thursday February 13, 2014 07:29 AM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Why are Beers So Expensive in Oregon?? A rant… by @itspubnight #oregonbeer

Thursday February 13, 2014 11:38 AM

  @FandSBrewingCo Thank you, glad you liked it. How are the beer prices in PR?

Thursday February 13, 2014 11:46 AM

  RT @Oakshire: I'm seeing green! New six pack packaging for Original Amber. @PakTech #Oakshirebrewing

Thursday February 13, 2014 11:49 AM

  @DorAndBob Interesting, what's your browser and OS?

Thursday February 13, 2014 11:51 AM

  @DorAndBob BTW, when I complained about @NewSchoolBeer's layout, @SamuraiArtist told me people over 40 hate it, under 40 love it :-)

Thursday February 13, 2014 11:53 AM

  Amen, brother RT @Notteham: In any place I've lived: Someone in a remote corner with no cities or culture will tell you you're overpaying.

Thursday February 13, 2014 12:38 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Writing makes me sick to my stomach these days. But this one turned out better than I thought it would

Thursday February 13, 2014 01:05 PM

  @ThisIsPizza @NewSchoolBeer @DorAndBob Maybe try the mobile URL:…

Thursday February 13, 2014 01:46 PM

  Imagine yourself living in pre-Columbian Europe or Asia... No peppers, no fried potatoes, no ketchup. That's no way to live

Thursday February 13, 2014 01:55 PM

  Wait, is another kids' holiday taken over by adults coming up? #fb

Thursday February 13, 2014 02:50 PM

  @champs794 @NewSchoolBeer Oh, don't get me started on bombers. Unless you like tedious whining and arithmetic

Thursday February 13, 2014 02:52 PM

  @champs794 Hey, can I attribute you in the rant (link to your twitter handle)?

Thursday February 13, 2014 03:32 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Oh, you think it's an adult holiday that the kids have co-opted?

Friday February 14, 2014 01:52 PM

  @Beer_Detective @NewSchoolBeer @DorAndBob The mobile URL works, doesn't have all that slider crap:…

Friday February 14, 2014 01:55 PM

  All the roads in this town with huge divots or long canyons in them, and they're repaving Hawthorne and Belmont? Makes no sense

Friday February 14, 2014 05:59 PM

  Trying Widmer's new Upheaval IPA for the first time. Could do with a little more aroma hops? Not sure yet what to think of it

Friday February 14, 2014 11:11 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Is that their new Fresh Hop line?

Sunday February 16, 2014 12:52 PM

  It's fun to hear people in their early twenties say "I'm too old for...". Just you wait

Sunday February 16, 2014 06:56 PM

  I assume this is not intentional ethnic stereotyping. Anyway I couldn't resist such a good deal

Monday February 17, 2014 07:38 PM

  Wish I'd had time to go to the Angel Museum here in Beloit, since I went to a Devil Museum years ago in Lithuania #fb

Monday February 17, 2014 07:50 PM

  @AGSHender College visit with my daughter, it's high on her list. Didn't realize you were an alum, we may be talking to you soon

Monday February 17, 2014 07:54 PM

  @AGSHender Did you ever go to the Angel Museum?

Tuesday February 18, 2014 05:58 PM

  Wisconsin people are awesome. I would return to this state

Wednesday February 19, 2014 10:28 AM

  This workday is brought to you by the letters "F" and "U"

Thursday February 20, 2014 10:42 AM

  So @confucianbrewer told me he hadn't heard of Beloit, Wisconsin, but its original name was Blodgett's Settlement…

Thursday February 20, 2014 11:38 AM

  @confucianbrewer That is not an uncommon occurrence. I retract my comment. Any relation?

Thursday February 20, 2014 01:32 PM

  *cough* #kissass *cough* RT @ithinkaboutbeer: Thanks to beer fans from #Philippines for visiting my blog today in such big numbers!

Thursday February 20, 2014 01:37 PM

  @ithinkaboutbeer That's hilarious. Did you put up a review of San Miguel or something?

Thursday February 20, 2014 01:39 PM

  @ithinkaboutbeer @SamuraiArtist Quite right. I get pissed if no one reads me, but I refuse to seek out readers. It makes no sense

Thursday February 20, 2014 02:36 PM

  @acseger Hope you get to stay. Is school still on? My time in Mali got cut short by the 1991 coup. You're right about the education

Thursday February 20, 2014 05:10 PM

  Impromptu Pliny the Younger isn't a bad coffee break at the end of the day. Ran into @hopapalooza

Friday February 21, 2014 11:34 AM

  My problem remembering names has reached a new low. It took me two weeks wracking my brain to remember the name of one of my first cousins

Friday February 21, 2014 12:21 PM

  RT @hopapalooza: After yesterday's #PlinyTheYounger I find no reason in seeking it out again. Seems as if @RussianRiverBC has altered the r…

Friday February 21, 2014 12:54 PM

  I can't help it: I feel offended every time I'm served a beer in a cheater pint

Friday February 21, 2014 10:33 PM

  Great time on @SamuraiArtist's birthday pub crawl. Though my toes were frozen by the time I got home

Saturday February 22, 2014 02:50 PM

  Everything I do today makes me sleepy: hot shower; two pounds of french fries; laying down on couch... What gives?

Saturday February 22, 2014 03:11 PM

  @texpatriate Sure hope not. But the french fries make it feel that way

Sunday February 23, 2014 05:20 PM

  I still miss the Beavers but I'm very grateful to @turbodog for a free ticket to my first Timbers match

Monday February 24, 2014 11:33 AM

  RT @Beervana: I HAVE A MINOR COMPLAINT: what happened to pitchers?… #GetOffMyLawn

Monday February 24, 2014 01:27 PM

  @ajds Probably you already had lunch, but Good Karma has cheap good vegan food, and great beer choices…

Monday February 24, 2014 01:37 PM

  @acseger Bummer. Hope you get to have some fun in the US in the meantime

Tuesday February 25, 2014 12:31 PM

  RT @zythophiliac: Excellent piece on the pseudoscience to be found at a Whole Foods store…

Tuesday February 25, 2014 01:23 PM

  OH: He's such a couch tomato

Tuesday February 25, 2014 05:11 PM

  Inspirational. RT @UrbanBeerHiker: There's a lot of good beer in The OC. No one told me, I just went looking for it:

Tuesday February 25, 2014 05:34 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker I meant "masturbational"

Tuesday February 25, 2014 07:08 PM

  Thank God someone in this family finally plunked down 95 cents for that Weezer CD #betterlatethannever

Tuesday February 25, 2014 09:22 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Why do you gotta front?

Wednesday February 26, 2014 10:12 PM

  Honored @beervana's Minor Complaint tonight by sharing a pitcher of IPA at Migration. Cheap during Blazer's games ($10)

Thursday February 27, 2014 08:51 AM

  That special moment when you smile at a passing elderly person, and they return you the sourest possible "drop dead" glare

Thursday February 27, 2014 05:34 PM

  @TracyTThomas I don't think @trimet buses move at anywhere near light speed

Friday February 28, 2014 01:22 PM

  Good day to hit a barleywine fest. Or bike back and forth in front of the waxing salon

Friday February 28, 2014 02:14 PM

  Barleywines are working: each is better than the last. EXCEPT: @Slainte_Mhaith got the Southern Oregon Mrs Claws - AVOID this poison

Friday February 28, 2014 02:37 PM

  Must try barleywine: Midnight Sun 2012. Sorry I slopped @Slainte_Mhaith's beer all over him #alcoholabuse

Friday February 28, 2014 03:14 PM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: enjoyed a few Barleywines at Lucky Lab fest with @itspubnight and @slainte_mhaith. No crowds, wide open here.

Friday February 28, 2014 04:33 PM

  RT @SamuraiArtist: they should rename this the "Old Beers and Old Timers Fest". no offense. just an observation!

Friday February 28, 2014 07:32 PM

  I just earned the 'Drinking a Skunky Saison Dupont from a Green Bottle While Listening to Master of Puppets' badge on @untappd!

Friday February 28, 2014 07:36 PM

  @Slainte_Mhaith The logical outcome of attending a barleywine fest at noon

Close February 2014

March 2014
Sunday March 02, 2014 03:26 PM

  I could easily bore you with some ideas for roller derby rule changes that should be made

Monday March 03, 2014 02:02 PM

  The next big thing will be cheap blue-collar dives that pretend they're spendy hipster hangouts

Tuesday March 04, 2014 02:15 PM

  RT @champs794: Laziest move of the day: mounted patrol cop hopping on from a park bench.

Tuesday March 04, 2014 03:29 PM

  The Brewers Association revised its mission statement yesterday. Maybe that's why I've been so sleepy the last couple days

Tuesday March 04, 2014 04:15 PM

  @martincizmar @pdxcommute "Bike Bites Car!!!"

Wednesday March 05, 2014 08:15 AM

  That tweet without any verbs

Wednesday March 05, 2014 03:21 PM

  @SamuraiArtist What's the story?

Wednesday March 05, 2014 04:04 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @intel execs are now so used to corporate welfare that they feel entitled to free stuff from private businesses too

Thursday March 06, 2014 08:28 AM

  I pedal backwards a lot, to show fixie riders what they're missing out on

Thursday March 06, 2014 01:40 PM

  Someone found the cache of Logsdon Peche 'n' Brett at the new Global Foods grocery in the Pearl. All gone.

Thursday March 06, 2014 01:42 PM

  @JesseRad That will come in handy 11 months from now

Friday March 07, 2014 09:21 PM

  Sad thing about this NPR story about 1920's Tulsa race riot is that I didn't learn about it in Oklahoma history class in the 80's

Tuesday March 11, 2014 08:38 AM

  Who took my toque? #brrr

Tuesday March 11, 2014 11:00 AM

  There are mobile apps, too!… RT: @VineChug Hey man love the 6-pack price generator. Cool stuff man

Tuesday March 11, 2014 12:09 PM

  Soon the alphabet will be full of new Oregon breweries I haven't tried yet. Here's A-C: @AgrarianAles, @BuoyBrewer, @Claim52Brewing #sigh

Tuesday March 11, 2014 01:48 PM

  @SamuraiArtist In the past they were hand-delivered?

Tuesday March 11, 2014 01:57 PM

  @DeschutesPDXPub So weird, the thought "cask barleywine" popped into my head about an hour ago

Tuesday March 11, 2014 03:41 PM

  RT @SnobRitch: Good riddance!…

Tuesday March 11, 2014 04:15 PM

  This cask Mirror Mirror at @DeschutesPDXPub is very Old Stock-y. In a good way

Tuesday March 11, 2014 04:40 PM

  @ConOat It's easy, take a clothespin and use it to hold a playing card so it sticks into your spokes

Tuesday March 11, 2014 05:36 PM

  Cask barleywines, cask saisons, cask berliner weisses, what's the world coming to @CommonsBrewery?

Wednesday March 12, 2014 12:58 PM

  I should not be required to work on a day like today

Wednesday March 12, 2014 01:25 PM

  @AGSHender @SamuraiArtist Yes!!!

Wednesday March 12, 2014 01:40 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Sincere answer: like the pre-OBF dinner. Outside, < 20 beers, real glass, big pours, limited attendance. Only better food.

Wednesday March 12, 2014 07:52 PM

  Why yes, I am at a toy piano concert

Thursday March 13, 2014 07:27 AM

  My children are now 18 and 16 #old #fb

Thursday March 13, 2014 08:35 AM

  @LeeMNichols Where did the time go?

Thursday March 13, 2014 10:52 AM

  RT @PdxPipeline: WIN TIX to meet the ghosts that haunt Old Town on @BeerQuestPDX 's Haunted Pub Crawl ---> || http:/…

Thursday March 13, 2014 11:32 AM

  Holy crap! I wrote a blog post: Alphabet of New Oregon Breweries… (meet the brewers of 2 tonight at @WhiteOwlSocial)

Thursday March 13, 2014 11:46 AM

  @Grotusque @WhiteOwlSocial With bonus link to 7 minutes of P. Funk

Thursday March 13, 2014 11:49 AM

  @champs794 Where you headed?

Thursday March 13, 2014 12:17 PM

  @champs794 Sounds fun, I'll have to look for a day where I could play hooky for a few hours

Thursday March 13, 2014 02:20 PM

  So many Oregon breweries I hadn't heard of: Juniper, Rat Hole, Oblivion, Thunder Island?!? Still need I, Q, U, XYZ…

Thursday March 13, 2014 02:26 PM

  RT @GDIbeer @itspubnight Yeah look at the @OLCC Dec '13 beer report vs. Dec '12. So many new entries

Thursday March 13, 2014 03:12 PM

  @halfbipolar Just remembered you biked right past me on Salmon this morning

Thursday March 13, 2014 03:22 PM

  @halfbipolar So bronze is the best I can hope for?

Friday March 14, 2014 12:55 PM

  Days like this I miss the old New Old Lompoc patio

Friday March 14, 2014 01:21 PM

  Whoa! There's a new pub on NW 21st with only Belgian beers. Might be on a roll with blog posts

Friday March 14, 2014 01:52 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Opened Monday, they said. Seemed OK, it's more laid back than North 45. Needs more locals (no Pfriem, Commons, Upright, etc)

Friday March 14, 2014 02:46 PM

  Cheap Eats from @wweek: RT @martincizmar: delicious grasshoppers from La Calaca Comelona on Southeast Belmont

Friday March 14, 2014 02:56 PM

  @sabernar Needed a NW destination

Friday March 14, 2014 03:43 PM

  There oughta be a law RT: @Beeronomics Dis-Honest Large Beers in Idaho…

Friday March 14, 2014 04:37 PM

  YESSSS!!! @yaeger comes through with a 'U' for the alphabet of new Oregon breweries (and future Y, Z!)…

Friday March 14, 2014 06:06 PM

  Idiot posers calling a Hawthorne Bridge lift at rush hour with their little boat. Sail's not even up

Friday March 14, 2014 06:26 PM

  Having a cask Biere de Garde at @CommonsBrewery

Friday March 14, 2014 08:15 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @UrbanBeerHiker @CommonsBrewery I'm still trying to master the multi-day social media joke

Saturday March 15, 2014 09:39 AM

  Half and half from Trader Joe's is really something like 30-70 #weaksauce

Saturday March 15, 2014 10:01 AM

  @yaeger I'm thinking a chain of three brewpubs, one called IQX, one QIX, and the third XIQ

Saturday March 15, 2014 10:03 AM

  @ConOat That would explain it

Saturday March 15, 2014 10:52 AM

  @socialretard Sounds like they're keeping you regular

Saturday March 15, 2014 04:35 PM

  @lescavesdrew I had the beef stew, don't remember much else. They have frites but no mussels yet

Monday March 17, 2014 12:20 PM

  RT @beervanabuzz: No freshness standard in craft beer? How can that be?…

Monday March 17, 2014 07:23 PM

  The mechanical guffaw on 60's laugh tracks

Tuesday March 18, 2014 02:02 PM

  RT @joshwithpants: The Chipotle was packed. #worstnovelopeningline

Wednesday March 19, 2014 08:47 AM

  Last pair of clean underwear?!?!

Thursday March 20, 2014 12:36 PM

  Crap there's two awesome soccer games on in Europe. And I don't even know anything about soccer

Friday March 21, 2014 09:18 AM

  Took so long to scoop the cat litter that the dog couldn't hold it while waiting to be let out. Luckily just a small hard one #iliveinazoo

Friday March 21, 2014 02:05 PM

  Did I really just send my wife a text message with a hashtag? #lame

Friday March 21, 2014 02:49 PM

  New blog post: Protip: Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad is on the Shelves…

Friday March 21, 2014 04:40 PM

  @ithinkaboutbeer Holy cow, you work for a beer distributor? And you're a Cicerone? What else don't we know about you?

Friday March 21, 2014 07:24 PM

  Here I blog about how cheap Ovila is at $4, and @belmontstation is selling it for $3.50

Friday March 21, 2014 10:10 PM

  Oh, "divergent". I thought you asked if I was going to die a virgin. So, no.

Saturday March 22, 2014 04:47 PM

  Confidential to Crimean Portlanders: the Muddy Rudder serves a sandwich called the Sebastopol

Saturday March 22, 2014 09:48 PM

  That car that adds to their Burgerville order after they get to the window

Tuesday March 25, 2014 10:15 AM

  ICYMI on Friday: Protip: Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad is on the Shelves… - delicious affordable abbey ale

Wednesday March 26, 2014 09:57 AM

  Chalk all over my rain gear from darts at Moon & 6 last night

Wednesday March 26, 2014 04:00 PM

  RT @16TonsBeer: Probably the first 500 or so "growler shops" are entitled to believe they had an original idea....

Thursday March 27, 2014 01:13 PM

  On a day this windy, someone should do a performance art piece with a bunch of fedoras blowing down the street

Thursday March 27, 2014 02:40 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Make sure your new web developer can write a Wet Hop Twitter bot for @FreshHopFuhrer

Thursday March 27, 2014 07:25 PM

  Well played, @Oregonian. There is no way on the website to cancel my subscription

Thursday March 27, 2014 07:27 PM

  @yalestar You had to go to Santa Cruz to shop for bras and panties?

Friday March 28, 2014 10:10 AM

  Anyone out there protesting Crimea by boycotting Russian Imperial Stouts?

Friday March 28, 2014 10:39 AM

  @OregonicBlazer Hopworks may be having second thoughts about the Motherland label art…

Friday March 28, 2014 10:42 AM

  @brewvana Facetious question really. I had my annual bottle of Stone IRS last night

Friday March 28, 2014 11:54 AM

  @SamuraiArtist @SudsSister You think you could pass his "you look like you don't know what you're doing" test?

Friday March 28, 2014 02:09 PM

  RT @rojasburke: Boston v. Portland (Ore.) in one chart:…

Friday March 28, 2014 07:10 PM

  I'm cellaring beer less and less, but I have to admit this Hellshire 1 is drinking pretty good

Saturday March 29, 2014 11:37 PM

  Saturday night's all right for fighting about what to watch on TV

Monday March 31, 2014 11:05 AM

  Glad I finished up this week's blog post over the weekend, since it's raining shit at work today. Now, which day to publish it?

Monday March 31, 2014 03:45 PM

  RT @VictoryBar: Sorry, Victory is closed tonight. Yelp has broken our spirit and will to go on...

Close March 2014

April 2014
Tuesday April 01, 2014 07:17 AM

  New blog post: Upcoming Portland Beer Festivals… - changes coming to the Spring Fest, Fruit Fest, and Hopworks

Tuesday April 01, 2014 07:21 AM

  @DaveKnowsPDX I'm looking forward to the reduced crowds

Tuesday April 01, 2014 08:04 AM

  RT @yaeger: Wow. @bridgeportbrew releases Double-you IPA. What would Catherine the Great think of new Hop Czarina WIPA?

Tuesday April 01, 2014 10:37 AM

  @ifcportlandia Here's today's roundup of some upcoming Portland beer festivals…

Wednesday April 02, 2014 07:31 AM

  Dear boss: my first task today is to make a list of all the task lists you asked me for

Thursday April 03, 2014 10:22 AM

  No weird gym behavior to report for weeks now... Meaning I am currently the weirdest guy at the gym

Thursday April 03, 2014 10:33 AM

  @NewSchoolBeer That was a really half-assed article. Headline should have been: Possible beer prices in 5 big cities.

Thursday April 03, 2014 10:35 AM

  RT @halfbipolar: @itspubnight must be about you @gymratbabe 2h Obvious techbro/beer geek sweating way too much here this morning, could mak…

Thursday April 03, 2014 10:36 AM

  @halfbipolar Did she mention my threadbare swimming suit yesterday?

Thursday April 03, 2014 10:56 AM

  @barrel_pdx No, and I'm not the guy who eats sandwiches in the locker room. Sauna coffee - did she fill her french press in the jacuzzi?

Friday April 04, 2014 03:13 PM


Friday April 04, 2014 03:23 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker bbblluh bbluh pluh

Saturday April 05, 2014 06:16 PM

  Health tip for you fellas

Monday April 07, 2014 03:40 PM

  Brought a growler back from Olympia yesterday. Of water.

Monday April 07, 2014 03:44 PM

  @vertigomike1 $0.00

Tuesday April 08, 2014 01:33 PM

  I guess it would be too boring to have a song about being nice to a sheriff and his wife and daughter

Wednesday April 09, 2014 01:11 PM

  That tweet that I thought better of and didn't send

Wednesday April 09, 2014 04:33 PM

  Thank you, Internet, for the "Philosophy" section of Yahoo Answers:…

Thursday April 10, 2014 11:12 AM

  #tbt Remember the #wellthumbed sex chapter in the Book of Lists?

Thursday April 10, 2014 12:27 PM

  Oh fer cryin out loud there's so much ice on this pint glass that it doesn't sit flat on the table

Thursday April 10, 2014 01:05 PM

  @champs794 No, I don't recall ever getting a frosted mug at Widmer, though I haven't been in a while. This was on the west end

Thursday April 10, 2014 01:46 PM

  Most (all?) of the calls to our landline that get answered originate within our own house. Might not be worth the monthly payment

Thursday April 10, 2014 02:12 PM

  @Beervana At first I thought you must be talking about the frozen pint glass

Thursday April 10, 2014 05:21 PM

  Dinner problem solved: tamale lady was at 20th and Main St

Thursday April 10, 2014 06:16 PM

  There is no better time in PDX for a beer #enjoyby

Thursday April 10, 2014 07:04 PM

  @JfwellsPDX SE but she's long gone

Thursday April 10, 2014 07:06 PM

  @JfwellsPDX At least you have a good view of us

Friday April 11, 2014 06:03 PM

  Sierra Nevada Ovila is strong enough for a man, but made for a woman

Friday April 11, 2014 06:31 PM

  Free food cart idea: Polenta Aplenty

Saturday April 12, 2014 11:22 AM

  RT @mrzarquon: Can’t escape @bridgeportbrew even here in Sydney ( @itspubnight @turbodog )

Saturday April 12, 2014 11:31 AM

  @dontdrinkbeer See if you can discern which slope of their volcano the impoverished Salvadoran family picked the coffee beans from

Saturday April 12, 2014 03:44 PM

  Oregon's wacky left turn on red law is handy when you're pulling out of @TheBeermongers parking lot

Sunday April 13, 2014 04:47 PM

  Just clumsily sloshed beer down my chest. Luckily I was in the shower at the time #fb

Tuesday April 15, 2014 06:58 AM

  Don't bring tweezers to an electrolysis fight

Wednesday April 16, 2014 10:32 AM

  @LeighMarble Rat cake, rat sorbet, rat pudding, or strawberry tart....…

Wednesday April 16, 2014 05:13 PM

  Second day in a row for impromptu beer meeting with someone who lives abroad. Who will it be tomorrow?

Wednesday April 16, 2014 07:43 PM

  I often make fun of that Delaware beer, but pints of Aprihop are pretty damn tasty

Friday April 18, 2014 09:26 AM

  @halfbipolar Here's a coffee with your name on it

Friday April 18, 2014 09:39 AM

  Gotta applaud the pleasantly plump lady my age at the gym working out in a Hooters T-shirt

Friday April 18, 2014 11:32 AM

  RT @JfwellsPDX: How we learned in HS in 1984 RT @DaveKnowsPDX: I'll type 2 spaces after periods until you pry the space bar from of my cold…

Friday April 18, 2014 12:54 PM

  I'm not staring. You're sitting under the TV

Friday April 18, 2014 01:14 PM

  RT @DaveKnowsPDX: And we're already being gouged RT @bensolive: Is the price of beer about to go up?

Friday April 18, 2014 01:26 PM

  Waitress: How's that beer? Me: Good, did you know you gave me a cheater pint? Waitress: Let me fill that back up. Me: Can I clone you?

Friday April 18, 2014 01:30 PM

  @halfbipolar Life of Riley. I never got a cheater there before. Very happy that she understood it and fixed it.

Friday April 18, 2014 03:36 PM

  @SnobRitch Must... not... make... birdcage... joke...

Saturday April 19, 2014 06:11 PM

  Git red of it

Sunday April 20, 2014 10:36 AM

  Yard full of cherry blossoms

Monday April 21, 2014 11:23 AM

  RT @agoodbeerblog: As one cannot unring a bell, what can I mix into these 5 bottles of IPL to make it palatable. Maybe Black IPA? Can 2 wro…

Monday April 21, 2014 02:56 PM

  @beermusingskris @agoodbeerblog IPL might make a good shandy, pour some lemonade into it

Tuesday April 22, 2014 10:27 AM

  Should I have a) Let my dry lip crack with every smile and grimace; or b) Put on this rancid Burt's Bees from the bottom of my bike bag?

Tuesday April 22, 2014 03:01 PM

  @yaeger cyclopean

Tuesday April 22, 2014 03:05 PM

  What the hell? It's Earth Day and @UrbanBeerHiker and @socialretard aren't drunkenly piloting a wheelchair of beer down some WA highway?

Tuesday April 22, 2014 03:10 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @socialretard Tight-assed earthlings, not inviting you to their planet's special day

Tuesday April 22, 2014 03:49 PM

  @yaeger In the land of the blonde ale, the one-I'd pale is king

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:30 AM

  @SamuraiArtist I can't wait

Wednesday April 23, 2014 11:50 AM

  Your first million: a subwoofer attachment for sonic toothbrushes

Wednesday April 23, 2014 03:44 PM

  @socialretard I'm a sports idiot, so bear with me. Do people make the Philip K. Dick connection with the nickname King Felix?

Wednesday April 23, 2014 04:28 PM

  Shitty day? Why not cap it off with a conference call that starts late and where you can't hear most of the people at the table

Wednesday April 23, 2014 05:09 PM

  @halfbipolar Actually that guy was walking through a windstorm with his cellphone

Wednesday April 23, 2014 06:31 PM

  @TracyTThomas No but I escaped to Pints with some friends right after

Wednesday April 23, 2014 09:58 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @martincizmar @matthewkorfhage Haven't you people heard of the Six-Pack Equivalent Calculator?…

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:09 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @martincizmar @matthewkorfhage The SPE is the only scientifically valid dollars-per-beer unit

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:11 PM

  @martincizmar @SamuraiArtist @matthewkorfhage Graphing calculator? There is a free app that calculates the SPE

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:13 PM

  @martincizmar @SamuraiArtist All my years of playing hard-to-get have finally paid off with @Crabbsoup deciding not to invite me this year

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:24 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Thanks, man. I'm making fun of myself, not @Crabbsoup.

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:26 PM

  @tapandgrowler Or this:…

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:28 PM

  Man, I'm whoring out all kinds of 4 or 5 year old blog posts tonight

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:26 AM

  Today's proverb: Not all that is brown and squishy is soft-serve ice cream

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:26 PM

  @tapandgrowler No finger? You don't like dirty martinis?

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:28 PM

  Fortune cookie: "Patience is your alley at the moment." Probably a dark, dank one

Thursday April 24, 2014 01:27 PM

  @socialretard You should earn some sort of social media badge for that

Friday April 25, 2014 11:07 AM

  RT @beerinator: Dear Everyone who is sharing Jim Koch's secret for drinking a lot and staying sober, It doesn't seem to always work for him.

Friday April 25, 2014 01:32 PM

  Now I know that steam trays are unkind to roasted leg of lamb

Friday April 25, 2014 05:40 PM

  @Crabbsoup Might as well have fallen off the earth. Hope to see you soon!

Friday April 25, 2014 07:24 PM

  James Taylor is coming to town, but he's not playing the Sleep Country Amphitheater? #zzzzz

Friday April 25, 2014 09:01 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker The selfsame

Monday April 28, 2014 08:51 AM

  Anyone want to Kickstart my favstar-mining startup?

Monday April 28, 2014 11:01 AM

  @JfwellsPDX I'm not a fan (as you might guess), but that must've been a very memorable show

Tuesday April 29, 2014 10:17 AM

  The most innocuous part of my weird-guy-at-the-gym routine is a compulsion to turn off the dripping faucets

Tuesday April 29, 2014 11:22 AM

  @champs794 The bike shop used to be at 20th and Division, kept the name when they moved. Truly an awesome shop

Tuesday April 29, 2014 11:22 AM

  RT @egg_dog: are there like zombie chilies and vampire or werewolf chillis

Tuesday April 29, 2014 05:20 PM

  Once again I find myself fixing buggy software not by adding code, but by removing code

Wednesday April 30, 2014 03:08 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Tell her I specifically asked her for morphine #sheesh

Close April 2014

May 2014
Thursday May 01, 2014 11:55 AM

  Old guy's intense cutting, ointmenting, and bandaging of his feet is his business, EXCEPT we were both just swimming in the same pool

Thursday May 01, 2014 12:20 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @lewbryson God Almighty, @SamuraiArtist, after all those beers you're still drinking them wrong? More practice

Thursday May 01, 2014 04:08 PM

  RT @SudsSister: gif of the day:…

Thursday May 01, 2014 04:20 PM

  @ConOat There's gotta be a crossfit joke that can be made out of this, but I'm drawing a blank

Thursday May 01, 2014 09:07 PM

  It's wafer thin

Thursday May 01, 2014 09:41 PM

  My wife just invited me to eat at her soft opening

Thursday May 01, 2014 10:17 PM

  @AGSHender On to quads now

Friday May 02, 2014 08:01 AM

  A telepathic society is a polite society

Friday May 02, 2014 11:53 AM

  OH: [apologetic voice] I know you're a marketing droid, but...

Friday May 02, 2014 01:24 PM

  Do people from noodle-soup cultures have a trick for not splashing soup on their shirts as they eat?

Friday May 02, 2014 01:26 PM

  @JesseRad Just put on the entire Repo Man soundtrack

Friday May 02, 2014 03:02 PM

  @kscaldef I can't seem to get close enough. Plus then I get spots all over my glasses

Friday May 02, 2014 09:44 PM

  Komodo Center would be a more awesome sounding venue

Friday May 02, 2014 11:34 PM

  From now on I will not watch any TV series that doesn't have a guest appearance by Isabella Rosellini

Saturday May 03, 2014 04:32 PM

  Bar billiards at Falling Sky is hilarious. Good beers and beef too

Sunday May 04, 2014 08:14 PM

  RT @SamMillerBP: If you Google "if you google 'if you google,'" you get two results

Tuesday May 06, 2014 01:28 PM

  Hey @apexbar, can I bring my kids and dog to watch the Blazers game? Don't worry, I'll bring a credit card.

Wednesday May 07, 2014 08:44 AM

  You never miss your flushing lever until your toilet runs dry

Wednesday May 07, 2014 05:47 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Oops, did I pull the covers off you?

Friday May 09, 2014 01:08 PM

  Just watched the symphony rehearse Haydn and Mahler. Going to see George Clinton Sunday. Should look for a metal show Saturday #balanceddiet

Friday May 09, 2014 02:27 PM

  ROFLMAO "legit whales stolen Free Willy style" RT @dontdrinkbeer: TOP TEN CANTILLON HEIST SUSPECTS REVEALED

Friday May 09, 2014 02:33 PM

  @ithinkaboutbeer @Dukester Nah, they're just busy over there, it's Friday. It's not like you made a rape joke or anything

Monday May 12, 2014 01:17 PM

  If this cookie is modeled after a real lady, I wonder what her brassiere strategy is

Monday May 12, 2014 06:37 PM

  An apprehensive calm has settled over Rip City

Tuesday May 13, 2014 10:13 AM

  @SamuraiArtist Are you going to try for another selfie with a beer billionaire on Thursday?

Tuesday May 13, 2014 12:41 PM

  Don't like to see a guy from another floor of the building head into our single-seater bathroom with a book

Tuesday May 13, 2014 06:34 PM

  @SamuraiArtist yeah

Wednesday May 14, 2014 11:26 AM

  RT @mike_marsh: I love craft beer, but I'm also a bit of a miser. Beer Equivalent Value (BEV) Calculator

Wednesday May 14, 2014 11:29 AM

  @mike_marsh @PDXBrewpubs Nice work! But I have to hear about this by accident?

Wednesday May 14, 2014 11:34 AM

  .@bentonmcleod The number of bikes on the road is about to surpass the number of "Share the Road" license plates

Wednesday May 14, 2014 01:25 PM

  @PDXBrewpubs @mike_marsh I like it a lot. I've often thought the SPE should be generalized (e.g. compare pint to bomber). Like your idea

Wednesday May 14, 2014 01:31 PM

  @Thrillist @APKryza And if you ever find yourself tongue-tied, use the Beer Review Generator:…

Wednesday May 14, 2014 01:35 PM

  For some reason @NewSchoolBeer is really yanking my chain with retweets today. Maybe he's hanging out with some bad influences

Wednesday May 14, 2014 03:49 PM

  @NewSchoolBeer Yank harder

Wednesday May 14, 2014 03:55 PM

  @sarahmirk @caryy I didn't sign, but I gave the canvasser in front of Safeway a cold beer. Democracy in action!

Thursday May 15, 2014 01:10 PM

  @hopapalooza You should have come to the hop farm, could have been a sales call for you

Thursday May 15, 2014 04:50 PM

  Really interesting day with @bridgeportbrew folks. Glimpses into earlier times from the Ponzis, Carlos Alvarez, and Phil Sexton

Friday May 16, 2014 10:19 AM

  @Grotusque Are you out of cashew butter?

Friday May 16, 2014 10:21 AM

  That fragrance I'm wearing this morning? It's called Cafe Pour Homme

Friday May 16, 2014 02:22 PM

  @Beervana I dunno, aren't there bigger ones at Crystal Springs? Though, maybe not as dense. That is a beauty

Friday May 16, 2014 03:38 PM

  @angeloregon You are so Ballerd

Saturday May 17, 2014 03:00 PM

  Teenager voting for the first time points out that licking the glue on Oregon's "secrecy envelope" marks her ballot with her DNA

Saturday May 17, 2014 06:49 PM

  I used up all my cans of safety beer?!?

Monday May 19, 2014 10:10 AM

  Dude kept swimming the length of 24hr fitness pool an inch from the bottom. Must have a taste for lint, hair, and skin

Monday May 19, 2014 07:48 PM

  Just did the SE Portland vote 'n' goat

Tuesday May 20, 2014 10:33 AM

  The goats are still out there at SE 10th and Taylor, right by the ballot boxes. So you have a choice with your ballot today

Tuesday May 20, 2014 01:43 PM

  @beervana 30th anniversary message from Karl Ockert... in a Widmer marketing video at the CBA shareholders meeting

Wednesday May 21, 2014 01:28 PM

  Long absence behind the bar at Pints so I left without ordering. But can't wait to try the 2.8 ABV(!) Berliner Weiss and the Chile Porter

Wednesday May 21, 2014 05:13 PM

  @rojasburke Plants are disgusting

Wednesday May 21, 2014 06:39 PM

  131 IBUs, is that fer real?

Thursday May 22, 2014 12:58 PM

  @andykutansky It was pretty good actually. Though 113 is BS.

Friday May 23, 2014 08:57 AM

  Wow! The terrible pavement at Salmon and Water has been repaved. End of a long, bad era

Friday May 23, 2014 12:17 PM

  RT @jacobgrier: Portland water checklist: ☑ Urine ☑ E. coli ☐ Fluoride

Friday May 23, 2014 12:41 PM

  Gonna drink some rainwater on my way to lunch with beer

Friday May 23, 2014 12:54 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I've heard the proprietor of 442 make the same claim. Only beer, no water

Tuesday May 27, 2014 01:08 PM

  I probably won't make it to Cheers to Belgian Beers this weekend, but loved a sample from Ben of Lucky Lab's entry: 8% coffee-ish CDA

Thursday May 29, 2014 10:37 AM

  @hopapalooza @halfbipolar @beck Aw man, we're leaving town that day to take the kid to college

Thursday May 29, 2014 10:38 AM

  RT @Grotusque: I am going to be in Dallas, Texas long enough to drink beer. What should I get?

Thursday May 29, 2014 01:39 PM

  @beermusingskris Sriracha!

Thursday May 29, 2014 05:47 PM

  I know "password" is the most common password. I bet #2 is "assword"

Thursday May 29, 2014 05:47 PM

  RT @CheeseMeatsWine: Really tempted to add vodka to this radler.

Thursday May 29, 2014 05:53 PM

  Thought I smelled acetone in the neighborhood.... There's a Dogfish Head tap takeover at @TheBeermongers

Friday May 30, 2014 02:00 PM

  Remind me to not get on @beermusingskris' bad side

Friday May 30, 2014 02:57 PM

  @ConOat Did you get turned away at the airport again?

Friday May 30, 2014 05:14 PM

  This Beer Week from the Wood at @hairofthedog is amazing, though I think a full pour would put me under the table

Friday May 30, 2014 06:24 PM

  Apple and pear beers from Burnside and Lompoc are really hitting the spot at the Fruit Beer Fest media preview

Friday May 30, 2014 06:55 PM


Friday May 30, 2014 07:10 PM

  The apple & pear beers grabbed me, but the grapefruit & orange beers from Widmer and Laurelwood are also smashing (Fruit Beer Fest preview)

Friday May 30, 2014 07:47 PM

  Yeah right

Saturday May 31, 2014 05:42 PM

  I am a lazy blogger, but the April Fool's post is still on top so @SamuraiArtist can read about the FBF Rimming Booth…

Close May 2014

June 2014
Monday June 02, 2014 10:47 AM

  Whew! My parents won't be in town the night of the Naked Bike Ride after all. Now I just need my kids' permission to ride

Monday June 02, 2014 01:11 PM

  RT @beerpulse: Shiner Bock sales in NYC estimated to be 100k cases in first full year there… #NYbeer #NYCbeer http:/…

Tuesday June 03, 2014 06:13 PM

  Only two of my neighbors gave me beer this evening. Step it up, people!

Wednesday June 04, 2014 07:27 AM

  Teenager wisdom: "Going to school is like having to eat a big plate of shit each day. And everyone says 'What? You don't like it?!?'"

Wednesday June 04, 2014 11:25 AM

  @JfwellsPDX A friend of mine said the Army inspired his father to get a Ph.D in Physics

Thursday June 05, 2014 01:26 PM

  @beerbabe Pseudonyms are a way to separate your internet "life" from real life. Or to at least have the illusion of that separation

Thursday June 05, 2014 02:22 PM

  Reminiscing with @rojasburke about 70's locally-hosted TV cartoon shows. In Tulsa it was Uncle Zeb's Cartoon Camp #tbt

Sunday June 08, 2014 12:34 PM

  A good color for a dining room rug would be "bread crumb"

Tuesday June 10, 2014 06:20 PM

  Instead of taking our bottles from the curb, street people left an extra bag #youredoingitwrong

Wednesday June 11, 2014 04:14 PM

  RT @tastybeers: Remember the Weinhard's #beer that was buried in the Pioneer Courthouse Square time capsule in 1985? A review:

Thursday June 12, 2014 01:23 PM

  Tweaked my back at the gym; Pfriem dark seems like the right muscle relaxer for that

Thursday June 12, 2014 01:28 PM

  ... Though the beer was served so damn cold that it's not getting into my bloodstream fast enough

Thursday June 12, 2014 02:04 PM

  Anyone want to kickstart my new invention that cools your laptop while it brings your beer to the correct temperature?

Friday June 13, 2014 11:53 AM

  RT @champs794: Feels like an Unfollow Friday.

Friday June 13, 2014 06:09 PM

  Oh man @beerherejohnny ran out of the #pdxbeeweek Rye Beer Fest before I could properly chide him

Friday June 13, 2014 06:29 PM

  The one day your idiotic license plate makes sense

Saturday June 14, 2014 09:45 AM

  Give a man a chore and you work him for a day. Give a man a wife and you work him for a lifetime

Sunday June 15, 2014 08:04 PM


Sunday June 15, 2014 09:29 PM

  Sunday pub crawl is having great musical luck. Built to Spill at Beermongers, Motorhead at Lardo, old LL Cool J at Lucky Lab

Sunday June 15, 2014 11:26 PM

  @JfwellsPDX I can detect poison ivy by a tingling in my forearm from twenty paces

Tuesday June 17, 2014 10:54 AM

  All right, liver. I give you today off.

Tuesday June 17, 2014 10:57 AM

  @UrbanBeerHiker I knew I could count on you [wipes tear]

Tuesday June 17, 2014 11:04 AM

  The comments are priceless RT @katierose via @ajds: Someone in PDX is leaving magic prize filled ice dicks in parks.

Wednesday June 18, 2014 08:33 AM

  Oh yeah? Well I favorite your favorite

Thursday June 19, 2014 08:13 AM

  Noticed yesterday that River Pig in the Pearl has a giant projector for World Cup games. Showing all the matches

Thursday June 19, 2014 01:35 PM

  So much cottonwood cotton blowing around Portland but I don't recall ever seeing a cottonwood tree

Thursday June 19, 2014 02:04 PM

  @JesseRad I mean, it's nothing like the huge drifts you get in southern states, but still

Thursday June 19, 2014 02:41 PM

  What legitimate business operating from a small office has to have the shredding truck out once a week #amirite ?

Thursday June 19, 2014 03:20 PM

  Just noticed my PDX bridge calendar has this month wrong :-(

Thursday June 19, 2014 03:45 PM

  @WineGuyPDX @seattlebeergirl Beer in Seattle without a car? Follow @UrbanBeerHiker and read this:…

Thursday June 19, 2014 06:14 PM

  @halfbipolar Wouldn't it be there every day then?

Friday June 20, 2014 10:54 AM

  No joy at Cafe Allora this morning

Friday June 20, 2014 01:18 PM

  Just realized what a hilarious lyric Ratt devised with "The neon light's on me tonight" #rockondudes

Friday June 20, 2014 02:09 PM

  Bought a bottle of @DoubleMountain Fa La La La La today. Seasonals are coming out WAY too early

Friday June 20, 2014 02:16 PM

  Wow, I thought I was making up #rockondudes, but it's a real hashtag people use

Friday June 20, 2014 02:32 PM

  @SamuraiArtist I bought it this afternoon while checking prices for the summer PBPI. Last bottle, though

Friday June 20, 2014 02:50 PM

  My officemate is struggling with his XP laptop, periodically making the same "Hmm" noise that the Windows "search companion" made #fb

Friday June 20, 2014 03:21 PM

  @SamuraiArtist It was worth $5 to me just to hear you squeal. Plus I'm the guy with bottles of @bridgeportbrew ESB in the basement

Friday June 20, 2014 03:22 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Thanks, I appreciate the Cider offer, but I've got to watch the Bosnia match at 442 tomorrow

Friday June 20, 2014 08:28 PM

  OH: I'm not a big fan of cider fans

Saturday June 21, 2014 11:31 AM

  @halfbipolar She likes chicks

Saturday June 21, 2014 02:57 PM

  @Bretbloomquist Where you watching the Bosnia game?

Saturday June 21, 2014 05:03 PM

  Merry Solstice

Sunday June 22, 2014 02:34 PM

  Just under 20% of my tweets start with the word "just"

Sunday June 22, 2014 02:55 PM

  Never seen a used pregnancy test in a free box before. Anyone need one?

Monday June 23, 2014 07:53 AM

  New blog post (finally!): Portland Beer Price Index, First Half of 2014…

Monday June 23, 2014 10:16 AM

  Yeah, Dummy is a great Portishead album, but is the gym locker room the best place to sit and listen to it on a day like today?

Monday June 23, 2014 10:17 AM

  10-4 Rubber Duck RT @yalestar: My childhood obsession with C.W. McCall continues to pay dividends.

Tuesday June 24, 2014 06:11 PM

  All the dogs can probably smell my fear today

Wednesday June 25, 2014 07:32 AM

  When will the @Oregonian start printing this pesky FoodDay on something soft enough to wipe with? #reducereuserecycle

Wednesday June 25, 2014 10:38 AM

  RT @rojasburke: The 'Cyclomer'–a Parisian amphibious bicycle from the '30s…

Wednesday June 25, 2014 03:11 PM

  @mutedogbrewing Pics or it didn't happen

Wednesday June 25, 2014 03:11 PM

  @halfbipolar Soccer is like a form of anti-Twitter

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:55 AM

  Soccer: where losing is winning

Thursday June 26, 2014 11:45 AM

  Jah! Pastramafari

Thursday June 26, 2014 12:49 PM

  Russian roulette? RT @kscaldef: @itspubnight Is there a sport where you have to win every game to advance to the playoffs?

Thursday June 26, 2014 12:51 PM

  RT @beerinator: I made this chart to help you decide whether you should drink a beer now. #USAGER

Thursday June 26, 2014 09:21 PM

  Sitting at the Beer Bunker with @turbodog, remembering a brutal darts defeat here at the hands of @UrbanBeerHiker and @socialretard

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:15 PM

  @SamuraiArtist No disrespect, just sparing you a boring one-and-done with a couple of old farts. Call me next time you're in my 'hood

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:16 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @turbodog @socialretard It's etched painfully into my psyche

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:57 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Maybe you can't remember because you were so busy washing @socialretard's balls

Friday June 27, 2014 12:58 PM

  RT @Beervana: With a very big hat tip to @itspubnight, I wonder aloud: are we approaching a bomber bubble?…

Friday June 27, 2014 12:59 PM

  @Beervana @JfwellsPDX I'm blushing

Friday June 27, 2014 01:02 PM

  25% of my blog posts this year are April Fool's jokes

Friday June 27, 2014 03:39 PM

  Got an email from a tech recruiter whose name sounds like "Ginny Vodka" #happyhour

Saturday June 28, 2014 03:14 PM

  Taking a break from roller derby to have some women-brewed beer at Der Blokken in Bremerton. Pondering a derby-beer rant

Saturday June 28, 2014 03:50 PM

  For a women-owned brewpub, Der Blokken has an admirably filthy men's room

Saturday June 28, 2014 04:09 PM

  Tasty beers at Der Blokken, though. The IPAs were great, couple interesting Belgians, but skip the Imperial Stout

Saturday June 28, 2014 04:16 PM

  Free band name: Emergency Cheese Blend Powder Incident

Saturday June 28, 2014 05:28 PM

  OH at the bar: "Brazil! Wait, that's not Brazil. Who's playing?" "Uh, looks like Skcandinavia and Portugal?"

Sunday June 29, 2014 01:27 PM

  Making lemons out of lemonade

Close June 2014

July 2014
Wednesday July 02, 2014 08:11 AM

  That Star Trek aliens whose language consisted entirely of brief cultural allusions

Wednesday July 02, 2014 10:36 AM

  Suddenly, two band-aids appeared on the bottom of the pool #truestory

Wednesday July 02, 2014 01:09 PM

  @ConOat True, but I would like to see the kind of swimmer who could do that

Wednesday July 02, 2014 02:14 PM

  Finally got a haircut this morning so people would stop confusing me for a Belgian soccer player

Thursday July 03, 2014 02:18 PM

  STOP WASTING BEER THIS WAY! RT @draftmag: Throw some #beer-infused meat on your grill tomorrow! 8 ways to do it:

Friday July 04, 2014 07:52 AM

  Only a non-yeller would ask this RT @JesseRad Why is it that some people yell when they sneeze, but others don’t?

Friday July 04, 2014 10:26 AM

  @Slainte_Mhaith Nice to see you and the fam

Friday July 04, 2014 09:44 PM

  15th floor above Bridgeport is a pretty nice vantage point for all the fireworks

Monday July 07, 2014 08:32 PM

  Strangely enough, watching more soccer has changed how I eat while watching baseball

Monday July 07, 2014 09:37 PM

  The tasty GABF gold Scottish Ale at Campbell Brewing was a wee bit undercarbonated, but the Kolsches I saw had beautiful bubbles

Wednesday July 09, 2014 08:40 PM

  Hop anatomy public service announcement

Thursday July 10, 2014 08:31 AM

  Lots of drawbacks to Silicon Valley work trips, but swimming laps outside followed by Indian food breakfast is a consolation

Thursday July 10, 2014 10:21 AM

  @oakmotelpaloalt Driving

Thursday July 10, 2014 10:28 PM

  Drinking IPAs with some Indians

Thursday July 10, 2014 11:04 PM

  @hopapalooza No these guys are Hindu

Friday July 11, 2014 09:08 PM

  A first: I got to leave my flip flops on at airport security

Saturday July 12, 2014 09:03 PM

  Welcome home! Not coincidentally, five days of animal droppings have accumulated

Sunday July 13, 2014 10:33 PM

  How is it the original members of Black Sabbath outlived the original members of the Ramones?

Monday July 14, 2014 08:41 PM

  That person who doesn't know how to latch the plane/train lavatory door

Monday July 14, 2014 09:03 PM

  Slowed to ten miles per hour for the next 2 miles :-(

Tuesday July 15, 2014 03:45 PM

  Does everyone in Bellingham call a half growler a "barker"? There is a dog theme here at Wander, but I think Kulshan did that too

Tuesday July 15, 2014 04:00 PM

  Vintage #enjoyby on the shelf in Bellingham

Friday July 18, 2014 09:51 AM

  Picture's probably blurry, but this shower at the VRBO has changed my life. Groin-level shower head rules

Saturday July 19, 2014 12:34 PM

  Card games where the dealer always loses

Saturday July 19, 2014 12:45 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker I saw all the young folks doing it and wanted to appear to want to fit in

Sunday July 20, 2014 06:23 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Did you enjoy your Whitey sports guilt trip?

Tuesday July 22, 2014 10:45 AM

  3 hrs sleep, 1st day back at gym, conf call, rain... A nap will be unavoidable today

Tuesday July 22, 2014 12:40 PM

  @JfwellsPDX @foodpodcastPDX @Beervana Yeah maybe for the April Fool's episode

Wednesday July 23, 2014 10:53 AM

  @heywren The state boundaries are suspiciously crisp on that map. I smell a rat

Wednesday July 23, 2014 12:45 PM

  RT @DaveKnowsPDX: Thought I was getting the itch to get the blog(s) back together, but realizing it's probaby just the mosquito bites

Wednesday July 23, 2014 08:26 PM

  Wow, hadn't checked landline voicemail in 5 months. Wonder how long it's been full.

Thursday July 24, 2014 11:22 AM

  Sometimes at the gym I lose count in the weirdest way, like "1, 2, 3, 4, 70, 71, 72...". Not sure why

Thursday July 24, 2014 11:23 AM

  @ConOat You should file a complaint with the AMA

Thursday July 24, 2014 12:18 PM

  The gallon of drinking water I bought from World Foods tastes faintly but unmistakably of Bombay Gin. I like it

Thursday July 24, 2014 08:08 PM

  Nice to meet some de Molens and Duits & Lauret brewers at Belmont Station, but the line was too long to get a beer

Friday July 25, 2014 02:16 PM

  #OBF Friday pro-tip: shorter lines for low-alcohol beers

Friday July 25, 2014 02:53 PM

  Finally Dogfish Head brings a potable beer to #OBF

Friday July 25, 2014 04:26 PM

  Forgot to tweet a bunch of overheard stuff at #OBF

Friday July 25, 2014 05:02 PM

  RT @BarackObama Thanks dude! RT @halfbipolar 9:15 RT @BarackObama Hey @halfbipolar What time does pillowfight play at the Hawthorne Theater?

Friday July 25, 2014 08:36 PM

  Lemon your Fort George at Hawthorne Theater

Friday July 25, 2014 10:46 PM

  OH: Dub step can suck my dick

Sunday July 27, 2014 11:27 AM

  Why do I only have dreams about the LAST day of vacation?

Monday July 28, 2014 09:59 AM

  I hope that was a chocolate protein shake on the locker room floor

Monday July 28, 2014 12:44 PM

  @TracyTThomas @DaveKnowsPDX @DrSomething any number of noms is a pet peeve of mine

Monday July 28, 2014 01:58 PM

  Computer outage at work gave me time to -- are you sitting down? -- write a blog post for tomorrow

Monday July 28, 2014 09:51 PM

  @socialretard It's because of all the blowback they got for Objectification a few years ago:…

Tuesday July 29, 2014 08:25 AM

  New blog post: New Breweries in Bellingham…

Tuesday July 29, 2014 10:53 AM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Thanks, man. You're my perspiration

Tuesday July 29, 2014 10:55 AM

  Apparently it is "Be a Hot Chick at the Gym Day" today

Tuesday July 29, 2014 01:14 PM

  @beerbabe Scalps

Wednesday July 30, 2014 08:18 AM

  We didn't lose a handyman, we gained a stepladder #fb

Wednesday July 30, 2014 11:20 AM

  I hope (?) that was chewed up brown paper towels on the locker room floor

Wednesday July 30, 2014 11:24 AM

  @ConOat 24hour in the Pearl. The small locker room by the pool gets a lot of abuse and not much cleaning

Thursday July 31, 2014 11:14 AM

  How did we live before browser histories?

Thursday July 31, 2014 11:15 AM

  @jwall4 Oh hey, how long are you in town?

Thursday July 31, 2014 11:17 AM

  @beermusingskris Peeing outside is one of the great privileges of manhood

Thursday July 31, 2014 11:19 AM

  @jwall4 What you doing for lunch today? Or you want to pop into the @CommonsBrewery 5 or 6-ish?

Thursday July 31, 2014 12:03 PM

  @jwall4 Sent you a DM

Thursday July 31, 2014 12:05 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @jwall4 Trying to build @klout with a bunch of personal chatter

Thursday July 31, 2014 01:37 PM

  Co-worker: Would you like to join our conference call in 5 minutes? Me: Yes. Co-worker: Start the call and send me the info. #wtf

Thursday July 31, 2014 01:41 PM

  @beerinator I'll never learn

Close July 2014

August 2014
Saturday August 02, 2014 09:28 AM

  Only book at weekend coast rental has the Beer Review Generator's cartoon mascot…

Sunday August 03, 2014 10:44 AM

  One of life's simple pleasures is reading all the douchebag yelp reviews of brand new breweries

Sunday August 03, 2014 01:00 PM


Wednesday August 06, 2014 02:06 PM

  My new skype headset was too tight until I realized a gallon water jug is close enough to my head shape to keep them stretched

Wednesday August 06, 2014 06:44 PM

  Struck out at Safeway and New Seasons, then the internet helped me find Shiner Bock at the Ladd's Shell Station. Been craving it

Wednesday August 06, 2014 06:50 PM

  @TheBarPilot Thanks, wish I'd figured that out when the weather was so hot

Wednesday August 06, 2014 07:40 PM

  RT @joshwithpants: @itspubnight Ladd's Shell would be the best bottle shop in most US towns.

Wednesday August 06, 2014 09:21 PM

  @Beervana @SamuraiArtist @agoodbeerblog If nominated, I will not run; if elected I will not serve

Thursday August 07, 2014 10:44 AM

  Red Pale Ale? Should've used CRA(P) as the acronym MT @cascadebrewing: Rough Rider RPA: the punch of IPA with the smoothness of red ale

Friday August 08, 2014 08:35 AM

  The phrase "aging hipster" is so useful that I'm not surprised to rediscover Dr. Evil saying it years ago:…

Friday August 08, 2014 02:19 PM

  Why do I have an office next to the Park Blocks if they are not even holding the PIB there?

Friday August 08, 2014 02:22 PM

  @TheBarPilot Yeah but the Mondays are awesome

Friday August 08, 2014 02:42 PM

  @Grotusque You're right. Maybe I should go to the Bite instead

Friday August 08, 2014 03:17 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @AGSHender I thought maybe the Women in Beer conference was suing you for calling them girls

Friday August 08, 2014 03:57 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @AGSHender Actually, that's funny, they're basically validating his claims. Not funny... weird

Friday August 08, 2014 04:32 PM

  @99Pours Century Link is such a great name for a communications company... like it takes 100 years to make the connection

Friday August 08, 2014 06:23 PM

  Which of my neighbors will be next to invite me to PIB? #getinline

Monday August 11, 2014 08:23 AM

  If you don't know who at your company is the Pointy-Haired Boss, it must be you

Tuesday August 12, 2014 09:41 AM

  "I'm the Buckaroo Bonzai of the bedroom" -- line that didn't seem to impress the wife

Tuesday August 12, 2014 03:25 PM

  I never think: "I wish this curly parsley was flat Italian parsley". But I often think the opposite

Tuesday August 12, 2014 03:38 PM

  @beermusingskris Curly tastes better to me for some reason. You don't agree?

Tuesday August 12, 2014 04:23 PM

  @BikePortland @BTAOregon Where is the membership revenue for 2012 and 2013? Is it T14 - SUM(T2:T12)?

Tuesday August 12, 2014 04:54 PM

  @andersem @BTAOregon Could be, but for 2012 T14-SUM(T2:T12) is 53K; for 2013 it's 33K. And why not report membership $$?

Tuesday August 12, 2014 07:15 PM

  I love these weather events that never happen

Tuesday August 12, 2014 09:31 PM

  @TracyTThomas That's bad news :-(

Wednesday August 13, 2014 09:35 AM

  Not sure I've ever seen the steel bridge all the way open

Wednesday August 13, 2014 11:04 AM

  @sabernar White Owl is flogging a vegan burger as their entry

Thursday August 14, 2014 10:40 AM

  Another sign of aged decrepitude: I cut the corner of my mouth on a chocolate chip cookie last night

Thursday August 14, 2014 10:42 AM

  File under: "Kissed When I'm Screwed" MT @stoya: I laugh when people say sex work is exploitative.... porn has nothing on writing. NOTHING.

Thursday August 14, 2014 04:49 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Is the co-op still cellaring July 4 Enjoy By?

Thursday August 14, 2014 04:55 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker Qapla'!

Thursday August 14, 2014 05:02 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker OK, I give up, how do you add tags to posts like you did? #brownnosinglessons

Thursday August 14, 2014 05:45 PM

  RT @MrChuckD: Passport is cheaper than Jordans

Monday August 18, 2014 10:50 AM

  RT @champs794: Free MAX day = ride the Gorge, minus the grind to Troutdale.

Thursday August 21, 2014 09:13 AM

  Good omen: walked into the gym just to see a treasured long forgotten Simpsons scene on the TV: Homer blow-drying Bart's tears

Thursday August 21, 2014 11:12 AM

  Less positive omen: Blind photographer taking closeups of small weeds along the esplanade

Sunday August 24, 2014 01:39 PM

  Chihuly Museum gift shop is really missing the boat not selling souvenir shot glasses

Sunday August 24, 2014 02:52 PM

  @JfwellsPDX They did have martini glasses

Tuesday August 26, 2014 06:41 PM

  Was on my way to say hi to @AGSHender at Lucky Lab hop-shucking but he escaped too soon

Friday August 29, 2014 08:20 AM

  Protip: 3- or 4-day-old tabouli tastes much better than fresh tabouli

Friday August 29, 2014 10:23 AM

  Kept swimming past this older lady like she was standing still. Oh wait, she was standing still #lowimpactworkout

Friday August 29, 2014 12:17 PM


Friday August 29, 2014 04:10 PM

  @halfbipolar @laurelwood1 @baileystaproom Beautiful melons? Count me in.

Close August 2014

September 2014
Monday September 01, 2014 05:24 PM

  At a certain point in cleaning the yard I start to think I'm picking up the same turds over and over

Friday September 05, 2014 08:26 AM

  Why waste your money on a new pair of sneakers? You get more mileage from a cheap pair of speakers

Sunday September 07, 2014 11:00 AM

  Traffic Advisory: it is Sunday

Tuesday September 09, 2014 09:20 PM

  Holy crap! Jubelale is on the shelves. The days are still longer than nights for cryin out loud

Tuesday September 09, 2014 10:04 PM

  @Dukester @JfwellsPDX I haven't even had a fresh hop beer yet

Tuesday September 09, 2014 10:48 PM

  @JfwellsPDX I'm getting bad at Twitter, I didn't notice your earlier rant. Beer aisle at noon? What did you buy?

Friday September 12, 2014 08:25 AM

  Beer porn is hard to define, but I know it when I see it

Friday September 12, 2014 08:27 AM

  Oh man, I should have made that a fake Ben Franklin quote

Friday September 12, 2014 01:39 PM

  FINALLY my first fresh hop beers of the season at Laurelwood w/ @HumuloneRed. Workhorse is awesome. Red didn't blow my mind like last year

Friday September 12, 2014 01:52 PM

  Yes it's a bomber of Fresh Hop Workhorse in my pants AND I'm glad to see you

Saturday September 13, 2014 01:19 PM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: How much for that pint?

Saturday September 13, 2014 02:08 PM

  Why aren't ticket fees considered an illegal bait-and-switch?

Saturday September 13, 2014 02:10 PM

  When is this year's @PabstBlueRibbon #freshhop beer coming out?

Saturday September 13, 2014 02:11 PM

  @hopapalooza Most businesses aren't allowed to advertise one price and charge a higher one

Saturday September 13, 2014 02:18 PM

  @hopapalooza Hey can you ask your sources when @GiganticBrewing's fresh hop beer will be on tap? Asking for the wife.

Saturday September 13, 2014 06:22 PM

  @TracyTThomas You're way ahead of me. Only had those Laurelwood ones so far

Tuesday September 16, 2014 10:07 PM

  @HumuloneRed @breaksidebrews Oh yeah, having it at Horse Brass. Awesome!

Tuesday September 16, 2014 10:22 PM

  @TracyTThomas No accounting for tastes

Tuesday September 16, 2014 10:30 PM

  Someone should put @breaksidebrews Liquid Nitrogen Fresh Hop on a nitro tap #molecularbrewing

Wednesday September 17, 2014 11:54 PM

  Peering into my crystal ball, I see my wife asking me tomorrow morning why the computer keyboard smells like whisky

Thursday September 18, 2014 12:01 AM

  RT @mrzarquon: We've hit peak irony folks

Thursday September 18, 2014 12:05 AM

  @pdxcoug Dude, your retweets threw me for a loop because Austin and Portland both gloss as "home" for me. Sprinkles but no lightning here

Thursday September 18, 2014 12:10 AM

  @pdxcoug Enjoy the show, and stay away from creeks

Thursday September 18, 2014 10:56 AM

  RT @dril: you can put truck nuts on other things besides trucks idiot

Friday September 19, 2014 07:16 AM

  Today's schedule: 10:30 AM: Present schedule for my project. 1:00 PM: Learn the requirements for my project. #fb

Friday September 19, 2014 04:49 PM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Fresh Hop Hefe! and other hop harvest insights from @Widmer_Brothers…

Friday September 19, 2014 09:25 PM

  I didn't vote for President Roosevelt OR her husband

Saturday September 20, 2014 01:39 PM

  Fuggle fresh-hop at Hopworks is pretty subtle on the freshness scale, but super tasty. What say you, @TracyTThomas?

Saturday September 20, 2014 01:50 PM

  Holy crap! Brewvana is ordering 7-Grain Stout for its tourists during fresh hop season? There oughta be a law

Saturday September 20, 2014 01:53 PM

  @TracyTThomas Who had the Crux on?

Saturday September 20, 2014 05:07 PM

  @turbodog Not yet, are they good?

Saturday September 20, 2014 06:44 PM

  Notched 3 more #freshhop beers at Belmont: Gigantic (eh), Ninkasi (crisp and fresh), Ft. George (that's what I'm talkin about)

Sunday September 21, 2014 03:58 PM

  One way

Tuesday September 23, 2014 01:38 PM

  Barley Mill has 2 #freshhop beers on tap. Hop Maiden is a little better than the Thundercone. Both decent but not amazing

Tuesday September 23, 2014 01:50 PM

  Guy in a van on SE 20th just sneezed so loud it set off a car alarm next to him

Tuesday September 23, 2014 06:30 PM

  @champs794 I was raised in a house where the only praise was faint damnation

Wednesday September 24, 2014 04:59 PM

  Dear [Every Corporation]: Instead of surveying me to death, could you just sodomize me to death instead?

Wednesday September 24, 2014 05:09 PM

  @CaptainNeon Oooohhh, love your subtle way of making fun of how Sierra Nevada Celebration says "Fresh Hop Ale" on the label

Thursday September 25, 2014 12:53 PM

  Two Motorhead Tshirts in the space of 5 minutes. Did I miss a show?

Thursday September 25, 2014 12:59 PM

  Perfect weather for a Fresh Hop Ultra Gnar Gnar at Base Camp. Good green flavor on that one

Thursday September 25, 2014 01:22 PM

  @sabernar Those guys might have been on their way to the Motorhead concert

Thursday September 25, 2014 01:24 PM

  RT @travelportland: ATTN #PDX bike & beer fanatics! @HopworksBeer's Handmade @BikeAndBeerFest is this weekend: http:…

Thursday September 25, 2014 01:49 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @socialretard Pictures or it didn't happen

Friday September 26, 2014 05:49 PM

  Holy shit! No Commons beers on tap at the Commons. My whole day has been like this

Saturday September 27, 2014 01:27 PM

  Deschutes Fresh Hop Mirror Pond is right on this year, but I'm jealous of Dave's Fresh Hop City. Best of the year so far

Saturday September 27, 2014 02:57 PM

  What #freshhop Fest?

Saturday September 27, 2014 08:13 PM

  @TracyTThomas Yes. Inch'allah

Sunday September 28, 2014 02:23 PM

  @turbodog Wasn't that the Fresh City?

Monday September 29, 2014 10:17 AM

  Ooooohhhh Noooooooooo

Monday September 29, 2014 11:16 AM

  New blog post: Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2014.…

Tuesday September 30, 2014 10:55 AM

  RT @DaveKnowsPDX: I've pretty much completely switched to hard liquor. Portland beer prices are insane… via @itspubni

Close September 2014

October 2014
Wednesday October 01, 2014 08:33 AM

  @SamuraiArtist @NewSchoolBeer You've never seen my @tsiatko imitation?

Thursday October 02, 2014 11:22 PM

  Wife [holding crossword puzzle]: Is it "H T T P", or "H T P P"?

Saturday October 04, 2014 01:30 PM

  Some good stuff at #freshhop fest - best so far is 10 Barrel

Saturday October 04, 2014 01:59 PM

  Oregon Hops barf bags are a very unique #freshhop fest swag idea

Saturday October 04, 2014 02:12 PM

  Poor Oregonians huddled under a #freshhop fest tent by instinct, even though the sun is out

Saturday October 04, 2014 02:14 PM

  @TracyTThomas Oh dang! Really enjoyed the Crux Zwickel. Ninkasi TC is another fave

Saturday October 04, 2014 03:00 PM

  Couple more #freshhop fest faves: Alameda and Storbreaker Don't Block the Driveway

Saturday October 04, 2014 03:48 PM

  One more #freshhop fest rec: MacTarnahan's Fresh Hop is great this year

Saturday October 04, 2014 08:59 PM

  Most underrated herb: dill.

Saturday October 04, 2014 09:12 PM

  @JfwellsPDX You are a wise man

Sunday October 05, 2014 12:36 AM

  So Cecily Strong is too advanced to run Weekend Update?

Monday October 06, 2014 06:06 PM

  @extramsg Reel 'M' Inn!!!

Thursday October 09, 2014 12:25 PM

  Just accidentally intruded into the Portlandia episode filming in Ladd's

Thursday October 09, 2014 04:48 PM

  Slingshots at Superfab

Thursday October 09, 2014 05:41 PM

  RT @theHopandVine: Hello GABF Gold-winning @BreaksideBrews IPA replacing previous gold-winning Pallet Jack IPA! #ontappdx

Thursday October 09, 2014 05:50 PM

  Sorry dude, was that you? RT @halfbipolar: Is that my pee hitting my leg when wearing shorts at the urinal and not hitting the sweet spot?

Thursday October 09, 2014 05:54 PM

  @halfbipolar I figured it out about .25 blocks later, didn't you hear me holler? You look so straight in the mornings

Friday October 10, 2014 09:53 AM

  @beermusingskris Could be. You should innocently wander through, could be your big break

Friday October 10, 2014 11:53 AM

  RT @NewSchoolBeer: Here's How Much You Are Overpaying for Nearly Every Beer You Drink…

Friday October 10, 2014 11:55 AM

  @NewSchoolBeer Love it that @Notteham just casually threw "six-pack equivalent calculator" in there. That's the right measure

Friday October 10, 2014 12:20 PM

  @Notteham @NewSchoolBeer Pretty good. Too busy, haven't been keeping up with the beer news like I'd like to

Friday October 10, 2014 12:23 PM

  @NewSchoolBeer @Notteham Damn, I'm traveling. Rain check?

Friday October 10, 2014 03:16 PM

  Total Dilbert moment at work today when boss made me end my conference call so he could start one with exactly the same callers

Monday October 13, 2014 10:03 AM

  Not as scary to be in the locker room with the Monday psychotic rambler when other people are there

Monday October 13, 2014 01:04 PM

  RT @DaveKnowsPDX: Goddamn I hate Halloween

Wednesday October 15, 2014 09:08 AM

  Kitzhaber's modal logic skills are getting a workout these days. You'd think he was a lawyer, not a doctor

Thursday October 16, 2014 11:00 AM

  Ah, those lovely fall mornings in #PDX when the tap water flows brown. Water Bureau never sees fit to warn about fire hydrant testing

Thursday October 16, 2014 01:35 PM

  Wait, what is this Ello thing? Is it a kind of Google Minus?

Thursday October 16, 2014 02:08 PM

  RT @thebelmontgoats: FWIW: We herd owners aren't vegetarians, and we don't object to people eating goat meat. But joking about eating ours …

Saturday October 18, 2014 09:33 PM

  In the year of our Lord 2014 the run-down movie theater around the block from my house has two Fresh Hop beers on tap #freshhop

Monday October 20, 2014 09:55 AM

  Can't tell if this guy shaves his nads at the gym once a week or if that's the only day I catch him at it

Monday October 20, 2014 10:50 AM

  @ConOat It all makes sense now

Monday October 20, 2014 10:54 AM

  @texpatriate Seems like it would be nicer in the privacy of one's home. Thanks for the Patton Oswalt tip, that's funny

Tuesday October 21, 2014 01:24 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @theHopandVine Whaddya mean "NO"? Until I write the Pretentious Guide to Craft Beer you have no choice

Wednesday October 22, 2014 01:48 PM

  RT @champs794: As a Halloween costume pioneer, Sexy Olive Oyl opens the door to Sexy Cruella de Vil, Sexy Yoda, and Sexy Eleanor Roosevelt.

Thursday October 23, 2014 08:30 AM

  It hasn't been as fun since my wife pointed out I always whistle a little tune right after I pee

Friday October 24, 2014 06:17 PM

  Exciting new find: The little convenience store next to 442 on Hawthorne sells delicious homemade Ethiopian food to go

Friday October 24, 2014 06:42 PM

  @TracyTThomas Yeah just had it. Tasty, hearty stuff

Friday October 24, 2014 10:34 PM

  I guess it's fitting that Pac10 football is scheduled at high school football time

Saturday October 25, 2014 06:47 PM

  I really relate to Super Creepy Rob Lowe in those ads

Saturday October 25, 2014 07:40 PM

  @TheBarPilot I want to be called Gunnysack from now on

Tuesday October 28, 2014 10:34 AM

  Dear fancy craft granola makers: either stop hypnotizing my wife with your rustic packaging, or tone down the cinnamon

Tuesday October 28, 2014 02:19 PM

  Why doesn't YouTube have a speed adjustment?

Tuesday October 28, 2014 02:52 PM

  @halfbipolar My cog only has "quality" (in pixels?)

Wednesday October 29, 2014 06:56 PM

  Digging Wassail this year

Thursday October 30, 2014 11:49 AM

  RT @beerblog: Are fresh hop beers better when they're, you know... fresh? @lagunitasbeer thinks so

Friday October 31, 2014 05:42 PM

  We decorate with real spiders at our house

Friday October 31, 2014 07:08 PM

  Protect your data from identity thieves by putting it on the *side* of the refrigerator

Close October 2014

November 2014
Monday November 03, 2014 09:37 AM

  Could have sworn that was the smell of pho wafting up from under the east side of the Burnside Bridge this morning

Tuesday November 04, 2014 12:21 PM

  @ElGordo @FreshHopFuhrer @WillGordonAgain <yawn>

Tuesday November 04, 2014 12:46 PM

  @ElGordo Thanks for fighting the good fight. It was good for me to sit this year out; maybe I'll take it up again next year

Tuesday November 04, 2014 04:12 PM

  RT @BikePortland: Found my bike! Under I-5. Hiked over to it, yelled a few obscenities at some nearby tents, and TOOK IT BACK!

Wednesday November 05, 2014 10:38 AM

  @Beervana Now they can REALLY sell some Swill

Friday November 07, 2014 04:21 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Wow! Nice work! My Facebook posts usually have a reach of about 20

Friday November 07, 2014 04:24 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Think how many visitors @NewSchoolBeer could support if @AnheuserBusch bought you #chaching

Saturday November 08, 2014 08:56 AM

  Time to wake up and smell the coffee I spilled on my shirt yesterday #fb

Monday November 10, 2014 11:23 AM

  RT @rojasburke: Read, read, read. Write, write, write. Faster, faster, faster.

Monday November 10, 2014 11:28 AM

  @sabernar My daughter says the kids call it "No-school November"

Monday November 10, 2014 08:40 PM

  Wife is skating close to the edge saying this On-U anthology is "good but kinda dumb"

Tuesday November 11, 2014 10:23 AM

  I will bike uphill all day long, but this wind sucks

Tuesday November 11, 2014 10:28 AM

  @AGSHender Well there's that also

Tuesday November 11, 2014 11:54 AM

  @halfbipolar Still picking leaves out of my eyes and teeth

Wednesday November 12, 2014 12:42 PM

  Muy muy

Friday November 14, 2014 09:59 AM

  The little erasing Skype pencil should be accompanied with audio that says "Uh... how can I put this? Uh... how can I put this?"

Friday November 14, 2014 10:03 AM

  @beerbabe Two-word business names isn't hipster anymore. One or fewer.

Friday November 14, 2014 12:05 PM

  Thanks for visiting Portland! Please do us a favor and cart out a box of flavorless donuts when you leave

Saturday November 15, 2014 02:25 PM

  WHY did it take me so long to get to La Taq?

Saturday November 15, 2014 04:49 PM

  @HumuloneRed We loved it. For one thing, excellent green and red salsas, and I can be very bitchy about salsa

Monday November 17, 2014 09:02 AM

  New blog post: Fa La La La La Vertical…

Monday November 17, 2014 02:41 PM

  @SamuraiArtist @yaeger Satisfaction of a job well done isn't enough? Wait, I thought that book came out a couple years ago

Wednesday November 19, 2014 10:12 AM

  Today's gym quiz: The man in wet briefs wore them: a) in the shower b) under his swim trunks c) as his swim trunks d) as his diaper

Wednesday November 19, 2014 10:19 AM

  RT @vertigomike1: .@itspubnight a, c and d?

Wednesday November 19, 2014 12:00 PM

  @JfwellsPDX But @vertigomike1 already pointed out that b and c are mutually exclusive

Wednesday November 19, 2014 12:02 PM

  @UrbanBeerHiker @deanruffner What benighted hick doesn't know who Crystal Gayle is?

Wednesday November 19, 2014 12:06 PM

  @JfwellsPDX Another possibility is that he left them on to catch the hair while he shaved his pubes

Wednesday November 19, 2014 12:46 PM

  Dammit @Blogger!!! Why is the "Sign Out" button right where I think the "Submit comment" button should be?

Wednesday November 19, 2014 09:30 PM

  Wait, water comes from the sky?

Thursday November 20, 2014 11:13 AM

  I see you, big fella. Only man in the aerobics class. In a fedora, no less. Why didn't I think of that?

Thursday November 20, 2014 11:21 AM

  @rojasburke For a minute I thought your new pen name was Janet Fang #awesomepseudonym

Thursday November 20, 2014 11:23 AM

  RT @ElephantStoneHQ: #TBT That time I played Loser with @beck at the @HarvestPresents Festival in Oz. Totally surreal.

Thursday November 20, 2014 01:57 PM

  RT @Beervana: To all of you who think you live in the most beer city in the world: let's find out with the Dive Bar Challenge:

Friday November 21, 2014 04:50 PM

  Warning! All the bullshit flying at you might make you burn the place down

Friday November 21, 2014 08:23 PM

  Oh damn Bad Santa is good this year

Monday November 24, 2014 06:40 PM

  Wow, white people really don't get it, do they?

Monday November 24, 2014 10:30 PM

  @ConOat I know I'm wasting my breath here, but summary execution of shoplifters is far from the rule of law

Tuesday November 25, 2014 10:35 AM

  Took me long enough to realize how easy it is to say "Barack Obama" with burps #slowlearner

Tuesday November 25, 2014 04:36 PM

  I guess when my blog-persona mailbox reaches 1000 unread emails, I will go clean it out

Close November 2014

December 2014
Monday December 01, 2014 12:28 PM

  Warning: Just got my first smartphone. Please stay off the Information Superhighway for a couple days

Monday December 01, 2014 04:37 PM

  @JfwellsPDX It was the first thing I downloaded cc: @turbodog

Monday December 01, 2014 04:39 PM

  @turbodog @JfwellsPDX didn't see the paid one... Link?

Monday December 01, 2014 04:44 PM

  @turbodog @JfwellsPDX Thanks. I ponied up

Thursday December 04, 2014 10:55 AM

  @yaeger Whoa! Thanks for the shout-out. My name in print...

Saturday December 06, 2014 09:56 AM

  #dried #freshhop RT @BoakandBailey: This guy wasn't impressed by Sierra Nevada Fresh Hop IPA… (via @imgur)

Monday December 08, 2014 08:44 AM

  I'm way older than Colombo ever was

Wednesday December 10, 2014 07:59 AM

  Me: how did I live so long without a smartphone? Wife: that wasn't living.

Thursday December 11, 2014 08:07 AM

  RT @ajds: Here's to the lady at SJC opting for the 20oz when ordering a draft beer with breakfast.

Thursday December 11, 2014 01:24 PM

  I can deal with a stormy day like this

Friday December 12, 2014 01:38 PM

  Dear boss: if you ask me to write my own annual review, I'm updating my resume at the same time

Friday December 12, 2014 04:07 PM

  Are family-size Doritos bags getting smaller, or am I getting bigger?

Wednesday December 17, 2014 04:55 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Better than a Pabst gimme cap

Wednesday December 17, 2014 05:35 PM


Thursday December 18, 2014 01:41 PM

  This just became my top news story of 2014: NASA proposes cloud cities on Venus…

Saturday December 20, 2014 01:52 PM

  New Mexico is the new Mexico

Monday December 22, 2014 08:55 PM

  Man, I've got to remember to get over and photograph the brick streets and streetcar rails under NE 28th before they repave

Monday December 22, 2014 09:52 PM

  PDX beer lovers, should I get a growler of Commons Upright? Or IPA Session?

Monday December 22, 2014 09:55 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Oh that's a real thing? Is Commons Upright for real also?

Monday December 22, 2014 09:58 PM

  @SamuraiArtist Christ what's next, Black IPAs?

Monday December 22, 2014 10:10 PM

  @sabernar Yeah pretty cool stuff over there

Tuesday December 23, 2014 09:31 AM

  Getting excited for tomorrow night's yearly ritual, watching the greatest story ever told: The Life of Brian

Tuesday December 23, 2014 11:25 PM

  Your first million: bagpipe karaoke. OK, your first thousand

Wednesday December 24, 2014 04:11 PM

  Henceforth all toilets shall be corner toilets -- Mgmt

Wednesday December 24, 2014 06:34 PM

  Romanes eunt domus

Saturday December 27, 2014 12:54 PM

  Some pink boots in evidence at Austin Beerworks

Saturday December 27, 2014 02:31 PM

  Drinking a so-called wet hop beer at Pinthouse Pizza in Austin

Sunday December 28, 2014 12:05 PM

  Oregon hopy goodness

Monday December 29, 2014 06:49 PM

  RT @ILoveBeerBlog: Watching Longhorns with @itspubnight. Seriously! - Drinking a (512) IPA by @512brewing at @mistertramps

Tuesday December 30, 2014 10:06 PM

  Kiss My Ass I'm Goin' to Austin:…

Wednesday December 31, 2014 09:38 AM

  A bit cold for Barton Springs today. Chose the hot spring water of Stacy Pool instead. Austin kicks ass

Close December 2014

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