John Chilson writes about Portland history and architecture at Lost Oregon. He's also written for Neighborhood Notes, Travel Oregon, Portland Architecture, Askmen.org, San Diego Reader, and Portland Food and Drink. Follow him on twitter at @LostOregon for local history nerdism; for beer tweets he's at @Hopfrenzy. Shoot him an email at email@example.com if you want to get in touch.
Recent posts by John Chilson
- Industry Newsabout 2 months agoSnow Peak Brewing becomes Stayton, Oregon’s First BreweryJohn ChilsonWhen friends get together, they often drink beers.3 min read
- Industry News2 months agoA Brewery’s Growth Reflects a City’s: Oregon City Brewing at 5John ChilsonWhen Oregon City Brewing opened its doors five years ago, downtown Oregon City was a different place.2 min read
- Books4 months agoInterview with Phil Busse, author of Southern Oregon Beer: A Pioneering HistoryJohn ChilsonYou think it’s tough opening up a brewery in Portland these days? Imagine trying to open a brewery, get the equipment, get the materials and resources like hops and barley, and have it all shipped to Jacksonville, Oregon…in the 1850s.3 min read
- Industry Newsover 1 year agoLittle Beast moves production facilities from Beaverton to ClackamasJohn ChilsonComing off a recent nod from Beer Advocate’s 50 of the Best New Breweries and the imminent opening of its new beer garden and barrel house on Division, Little Beast has been busy and just announced it’s moving production facilities from Beaverton to Clackamas.1 min read
- Industry Newsover 1 year agoFrom Corporate Life to Brewing in a Barn Full-TimeJohn ChilsonBent Shovel is a four year-old nano brewery on a farm, in a barn that I wrote about November 2015 when they were just a few months old.1 min read