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Update: Controversy Brewing in Oregon Over Beer & Wine Tax Increase

A recently released report by the Oregon Health Authority regarding an increase to the beer and wine excise tax is stirring things up. If nothing else, it disproves some of the messaging used by proponents of the tax increase.

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Bale Breaker Brewing Continues to Make New Frenz. IPAs, that is

Bale Breaker Brewing introduces the newest version of Frenz IPA. A collaboration with three other Northwest powerhouse breweries. So which friends did they get involved in this Frenz? We got details in the story.

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USA TODAY 10Best, the Best of Beer – Go Vote for the PNW Nominees

Every year USA TODAY 10Best conducts a nationwide readers’ choice poll. This year, several PNW beer businesses are on the ballot. We share the list of local nominees and a few thoughts in this story.

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No-Li Brewhouse steps up to support the relaunch of The Black Lens

No-Li Brewhouse has pledged to help with the relaunch of The Black Lens, Spokane’s only Black newspaper. The brewery encourages others to do the same.

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Von Ebert Brewing taking over Ecliptic Brewing’s N. Portland location

Portland’s Von Ebert Brewing has purchased Ecliptic Brewing’s recently closed brewery/taproom. The plan involves vastly increasing production. Also, reimagining the taproom space.

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Trouble brewing at Tree House Brewing

Tree House Brewing owners find themselves in some hot waters. Makes me wonder about what we expect from the breweries we love.

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