Blog Tag: Belmont Station

2013 OBF Week Preview

The biggest brew fest of the Portland season returns this Wednesday for a five day run at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Here are the pertinent details on the 26th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival for those just interested in the facts: Location: Main entrance at S.W. Oak Street and Naito Parkway in downtown Portland Dates: July 24 - 28, 2013 (always the last full weekend in July) Times: Wednesday through Saturday: taps are open from Noon... Read More »

What Makes a Great Pub?

Hemingway had La Closerie des Lilas Café, his favorite place to write and drink while living in Paris. Orwell provided a detailed description of his ideal public house in “The Moon Under Water.” I may never be the writer both these men were, but they knew what a drinking establishment needed to be great and I think I do too. I do have a favorite watering hole and occasionally I pretend I am seated across... Read More »

PDX Super Bowl Venues

Super Bowl XLVII kicks off in New Orleans at 6:30 PM PST this Sunday (February 3) pitting the San Francisco 49ers against the Baltimore Ravens. If you find yourself in Portland for the big game, most likely you are not here for the football because this is not an NFL town. We do not have our own team and you will only find lukewarm support for the Seahawks up the road in Seattle. With the... Read More »

Skookumchuck, Skookumchuck, Skookumchuck!

What happens if you say Skookumchuck three times quickly? Unfortunately, nothing. Though people will look at you. And you'll be wasting time. Instead, you should be heading down to Belmont Station between 5pm and 8pm tonight to get your hands on a very limited quantity of Skookumchuck Wild Ale from Oakshire Brewing. Belmont Station has a few cases of Skookumchuck 750ml for sale at $19.99 each along with Skookumchuck, Hellshire II, and Ill Tempered Gnome... Read More »

Scottish Invasion: BrewDog's Founders Visit Portland

The founders of Scotland brewing startup BrewDog paid a visit to Portland this week and made an appearance at Belmont Station's "Meet the Brewer" event. Now, most of you know that I've got an unhealthy obsession with all things Scottish: Movies, history, accents, whisky, and beer. Tonight's event gave me a special reason to celebrate as I was able to check off 3 out of 5: accents, whisky, and beer.BrewDog came together not to long... Read More »

Barleywine Flight Night, @ Belmont Station Wednesday April 2nd

"BARLEYWINE FLIGHT NIGHT. 5-10 PM. Enjoy 3 ounce samples of 5 great bottled Barleywines for only $6 (yes, the $6 gets you a 3 oz. sample of all 5). Bison Organic, Butte Creek Trainwreck, Bridgeport Old Knucklehead, Stone Old Guardian, Full Sail Old Boardhead." Great price, great Barleywines! Is there a better way to spend a Wednesday? Check it out at Belmont Station. Winter is not over! Read More »