Blog Category: Outside Portland

Sailing the 7 Seas: A Little Road Trip to Gig Harbor, WA

April 17, 2013
Yep. Cheesy headline. But my obsession for 7 Seas Brewing is ridiculous enough that it just kind of works. Three years ago I discovered 7 Seas Brewing's tiny, itty-bitty taproom in a self-storage alleyway, behind a seedy hotel, off the beaten path, in the industrial area of Gig Harbor, WA. They only offered four beers on tap. They were on to something though. Their Ballz Deep IPA was the first craft beer I drank out... Read More »

Fall in Love with Beer: Block 15 Bloktoberfest

Bloktoberfest 2012 Saturday October 13th 1pm-10pm Jefferson Street, Block 15 Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later...Fall dropped in late like a pathetic party guest and we pretty much know the rest of the story, right? Shorter days, cooler air, and rain. But its not all doom and gloom. As any Oregonian can attest there are many vices to comfortably rest the frustrations and sadness of the long hike into Spring. Chief among... Read More »

Coming Soon: "Outside Portland"

Fall is here and with this time of transition comes imminent change. The air cools, the leaves fall to the ground, and this guy leaves the city behind for the farm life in Corvallis. Not to fear, while I have taken a break to allow for the move I will be back up and running soon with more posts and articles covering the beer scene outside of the Portland area. After all, there is plenty... Read More »