The Standard – It Redefines the Meaning of the Term

You last read about one of Portland’s fabled bars in the most recent post of Thebeerchaser – that being The Dockside Saloon and Restaurant.   Located in an historic building, this classic bar has been owned by the same family since … Continue reading

Fan the Flame at the Firehouse Pub

(# External Photo Attribution at the end of the Post). #1 The City of Lake Oswego is a burg of 40,400 about five miles south of Portland, Oregon.  It’s an affluent locale surrounding the 405-acre Oswego Lake with a prestigious … Continue reading

Summer Cheer(s)

(Welcome back to Thebeerchaser.  If you are seeing this post through an e-mail, please visit the blog by clicking on the title above to see all of the photos and so the narrative is not clipped or shortened.) As fall … Continue reading

Yoking the Choke – Part III

(Welcome back to Thebeerchaser.  If you are seeing this post through an e-mail, please visit the blog by clicking on the title above to see all of the photos and so the narrative is not clipped or shortened.) In the last two … Continue reading

Summer Beerchasing Miscellany – Continued

The Challenges Continue…… Just when it seemed like some semblance of normalcy (when did that word become part of our vocabulary) would return, the Delta Variant throws a wrench into our lives.  And after months of challenges with lockdowns, restrictions … Continue reading

2021 Summer Beerchasing Miscellany – Part II

A Gathering of Oregon City Boys ((Welcome back to Thebeerchaser.  Since this is a long post, if you are seeing it through an e-mail, please visit the blog by clicking on the title above to see all of the photos … Continue reading

Bar Culture – Part III

The topic of bar culture is one close to my heart – reinforced by my Beerchasing hobby started shortly after retirement ten years ago. This is the third post about the elements of “bar culture” excerpted and expanded from my … Continue reading

Bar Culture – Part II

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A Petri Dish — Bar Culture Part I

  (Welcome back to Thebeerchaser.  Since this is a long post, if you are seeing it through an e-mail, please visit the blog by clicking on the title above to see all of the photos and the narrative is not … Continue reading

Holiday Cheer and the Taste of Beer

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