Blog Tag: Columbia River Brewing

Happy Hour Weekly Planner – SE Portland Edition

Here is the second installment in my Happy Hour Weekly Planner series. The first edition covered N/NE Portland and lined out the fairly rigorous criteria I laid out for establishments to meet. The basic requirement was $3 or less for 'good' beer and $2 or less for 'bad' beer. I tried to spread the love all around SE where beer drinking options abound, but my final list does tend to the areas I frequent more... Read More »

Fermented Photo: War Elephant Double IPA from Columbia River Brewing

February 11, 2013
Columbia River Brewing 1728 NE 40th Ave Portland, OR War Elephant Double IPA from Columbia River Brewing weighs in at 8.5% ABV, making it a "lighter" alternative to some of the 10 percent monsters out there. This means that the beer can still be somewhat delicate since it doesn't have to pull off a crazy balancing with a full ton of malt and hops that can make some beers of this style fall apart. This... Read More »

Columbia River Brewing Turns Two

CRB's brewery has a rich history dating back to the Old World Pub & Brewery, which is where Hopworks Owner/Brewer Christian Ettinger cut his teeth. It is hard to believe, but it has been two years since Columbia River Brewing launched in the space most recently occupied by Laurelwood at 1728 NE 40th Avenue in the Hollywood District. To celebrate, CRB is throwing an anniversary party this Saturday July 14th. Although Happy Hour specials will be... Read More »