The recent resurgence in popularity of saisons and wild-fermentation ales was celebrated at Portland, Oregon's first Farmhouse and Wild Ales Festival, which featured over 30 different beers (many of them rare or one-offs) from nearly 20 breweries across Oregon and beyond.
'The Commons Brewery' on Serious Eats
Opening a brewery in Oregon seems like a proverbial bringing-sand-to-the-desert gambit. However, Oregonians' thirst for quality beer seems to know no bounds, and thriving new breweries spring up every year. Here are three born less than two years ago they're buzzing about in Portlandia and beyond.