Hopworks asked me to join the crew at the The Oregon Hophouse recently as they harvested hops. You can read my report and see more images at the Hopworks site here.
This morning I rode down the street to pay a visit to former Hopworks brewer Ben Love at the site of Gigantic Brewing Company, his new endeavor with fellow brewmaster Van Havig. Not unlike the time capsule that I photographed at Hopworks before construction started, the Gigantic building in southeast Portland is layered with stuff… Continue reading Next Up: Gigantic Brewing
Bouldering Bike Bands Breaking Big Beers. Bizarro! Saturday was the third year for Biketobeerfest at Hopworks and it was quite a party. Rain fell, and in true Portland fashion, there was somber talk of the moisture marking the end of summer. Yet, those same people took some time to toss a bike, cheers on some… Continue reading Biketobeerfest – Hopworks rings in the Fall
This guy must have known what was coming… Hopworks Urban Brewery opened last week. There might have been more bikes than cars in the parking area. One more reason to love Portland. I keep meaning to post a slide show of the progression of that project. It was fun to follow. In the mean time,… Continue reading First in line
I stopped by Hopworks Wednesday and the place was buzzing with activity getting ready for Tuesday’s big opening. Brewer Ben Love was coaching the staff on the subtleties of the beers. Electricians Danny and Kyle were studying their final lighting project. Carpenters were building benches. Artists Cheyenne and Ed were hanging Cheyenne’s artwork. Electricians helped… Continue reading Coming Together
I’ve been photographing off and on for the past year and a half up the street as brewmaster Christian Ettinger and crew transform the old Sunset Fuel building into Hopworks Urban Brewery. Folks in the neighborhood are excited to have someone with vision and energy commit to such a huge project in a stretch of… Continue reading Cold beer, here.
I spent the morning photographing brewer Ben Love at Hopworks Urban Brewery… © Tim LaBarge 2008