What is Alcohol By Volume (ABV)?

What is Alcohol By Volume (ABV)?

You sidle up to the bar with a “go ahead and gimme whatever IPA you have on tap.” Particularly in Oregon, that can leave a lot to bartender’s discretion, and then you find yourself drinking something you know almost nothing about.  You know it’s straw-colored in hue,...
Hello, Weekend – November 11th & 12th

Hello, Weekend – November 11th & 12th

Hello, weekend!  Are you ready for the holiday season?  The holiday season is officially underway, and while some of us aren’t quite ready, Portland is!  Check out these fun activities to do this weekend.   Stimson Lumber Tree Arrival – November 9th...
Eat first, THEN drink and be merry!

Eat first, THEN drink and be merry!

I love Oregon summers—I love hiking and camping, I love all the cool outdoor events that make Portland such a great place to live, and I love backyard BBQs with friends. And that brings me to a simple, but powerful tip to share: Eat before drinking. As many as 20% of...