Blog Author: Marcus Lund

HUB's BiKETOBEERFEST: Portland's Little Secret

Summer in Portland, Oregon means a different beer fest every weekend. Usually these festivals are laden with lines that last thirty minutes, tents crowded with shirtless boys whooping every ten seconds and all of the unique beers disappearing on the first day.  Keep in mind, I am not complaining.  I enjoy any event centered around drinking new beer.  I am merely putting my new love for the Hopworks' BiKETOBEERFEST into context. While I strolled through the... Read More »


August 27, 2010
So, you live in Portland and it's a Saturday. How are you going to spend your weekend? Likely, you'll spend it riding your bike and drinking good beer. Why not do both at the Hopworks Brewery's BiKETOBEERFEST? On Saturday, August 28th, Hopworks will host the annual celebration that includes bands, bike games and 15 beers on tap. It goes from noon until ten p.m. and only costs two dollars. This is a family friendly event.... Read More »

Migration Brewing: Moving into the Portland Beer Scene

August 5, 2010
Migration Brewing Taps Recent summer days have seen the patio at Migration Brewing brimming with all kinds of Portland beer drinking enthusiasts.  This is what co-owners Mike Branes, McKean Banzer-Lausberg and Colin Rath hoped for when they opened Migration in February of this year. When it first opened, the brewpub saw a slow start.  Beginning with only guest taps, Migration remained wrapped up in bureaucratic logistics until April, when they were finally cleared to serve their own... Read More »

What I Learned at this Year's OBF

Ah, Brew Fest, my favorite weekend in Portland.  The temperature rises exponentially throughout the day, and just when it is about to become unbearable, a nice cool breeze rolls in from the Willamette.  Breweries haul out their best work in order impress both beer drinking amateurs and aficionados.  Friends gather to drink good brew and make new friends.  It truly is an experience. So why does this wonderful weekend have to end?  Mostly because if... Read More »