Are You Ready for Zwickelmania? Overcup is Here to Help!

Are You Ready for Zwickelmania? Overcup is Here to Help!

Feb 12, 2018

Zwickelmania is upon us, and you know what that means—time to catch up on all of the drinking you missed while following your New Year’s...

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Appreciate 83 Years of the Beer Can

Appreciate 83 Years of the Beer Can

Jan 24, 2018

A warm, summer day; a frosty can of beer; the sound the tab makes when you open it. Have you ever stopped to think about...

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Homebrewing Legalization Day!

Homebrewing Legalization Day!

Oct 14, 2017

Craft brewing in the US is big business and many of these small, independent breweries started out as homebrewing operations, thanks to the legalization of...

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Great American Beer Festival 2017

Great American Beer Festival 2017

Oct 06, 2017

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is happening right now in Denver, Colorado. Not able to attend? Why not have your own beer tasting with...

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7 Tips For Sampling Craft Beer

7 Tips For Sampling Craft Beer

Apr 20, 2017

Close your eyes and imagine you’re at your favorite brewery—smell the hops, hear the bustle—with a completely unfamiliar tasting flight in front of you. A...

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12 Easy Alcohol Slang Words to Make You an Expert

12 Easy Alcohol Slang Words to Make You an Expert

Apr 03, 2017

We’ve all been there and have seen it on the movies: I’ll take a martini, straight up, dirty and dry. Give me two fingers of...

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Exciting Fall-Flavored Brews for This Season

Exciting Fall-Flavored Brews for This Season

Sep 20, 2016

The advent of fall means pumpkin spice everything—and beers are no exception. However, there are many new and upcoming seasonal brews that are perfect for...

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How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

Aug 11, 2016

As a general rule of adulthood, hangovers happen. And there are many ways to cure them--from smoothies and raw juices, to greasy diner food. But...

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Surviving a Summer Brewfest

Surviving a Summer Brewfest

Aug 09, 2016

Whether you are a beer aficionado, a newbie to the craft brew phenomena, or somewhere in between, summer brewfests are upon us across the country....

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Your Guide to the 2016 Oregon Brewers Festival

Your Guide to the 2016 Oregon Brewers Festival

Jul 20, 2016

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8 of the Best Shandies to Enjoy This Summer

8 of the Best Shandies to Enjoy This Summer

Jul 19, 2016

Summer shandies, as the name suggests, are the perfect beer for the summer season: light, refreshing, and delicious. But what are they, exactly, and where...

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How to make your summer awesome with international lawn games!

How to make your summer awesome with international lawn games!

Jul 14, 2016

If you’re looking for something fun to do this summer, look no further than your front lawn. I’m not talking how mowing or pulling up...

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Celebrate St. Arnold: Patron Saint of Beer

Celebrate St. Arnold: Patron Saint of Beer

Jul 12, 2016

It’s a well-known fact that Catholicism has a patron saint for everything: there’s a patron saint for beekeepers, another for clowns, and yet another for STDs. But the...

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Put a Pin in America's Best Beer Festivals This July!

Put a Pin in America's Best Beer Festivals This July!

Jul 01, 2016

Well, summer is definitely upon us. It’s easy to tell even without looking at a weather report. How? By seeing how many beer festivals are...

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Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Jun 19, 2016

A lot has happened in the American beer, wine, and spirits world since we last took a look at the country’s changing liquor laws. As...

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Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

May 26, 2016

American Craft Beer Week may be over, but don’t despair! The fun is never over, because craft beer week celebrations happen throughout the year all...

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Booze Laws Roundup

Booze Laws Roundup

May 19, 2016

The 2016 legislative sessions saw no shortage of booze-related bills introduced to the House and Senate. Although not all of the bills make it through,...

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Celebrating Craft Beer at the Commons Brewery

Celebrating Craft Beer at the Commons Brewery

May 16, 2016

Get your growlers ready, because American Craft Beer Week is upon us once again! 2016 marks its 11th anniversary, celebrating America’s small independent craft breweries and...

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Five Ways Craft Brewers are Creating Beers With a Lighter Environmental Footprint

Five Ways Craft Brewers are Creating Beers With a Lighter Environmental Footprint

Apr 19, 2016

Like many of the products we love, alcohol production isn’t always easy on the environment. Between the water consumption, energy needed to produce the product,...

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Bringing Back The Brewster

Bringing Back The Brewster

Mar 08, 2016

It’s the most popular alcoholic beverage in the US, and the second most popular in the world. It’s also one of the oldest—first discovered during...

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Celebrate Beer and Books This Holiday Season

Celebrate Beer and Books This Holiday Season

Dec 02, 2015

Portland’s annual Holiday Ale Festival gets underway today (December 2nd) at Pioneer Courthouse Square. With 50+ big, bold craft holiday ales on tap, it’s a...

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Breakside Brewery Q&A

Breakside Brewery Q&A

Jul 16, 2015

Recent tap list at the Milwaukie, OR location  As we eagerly anticipate the first annual Breakside Brewery Luau on Sunday, July 19th, brewmaster Ben Edmunds...

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Cascade Barrel House and Tap it Tuesday

Cascade Barrel House and Tap it Tuesday

Jun 27, 2015

Kevin Martin from Cascade Barrel House graciously took the time to answer some questions I thought up to prep everyone for the Tap it Tuesday...

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Q&A with Ashley Nesladek of Gigantic Brewing

Q&A with Ashley Nesladek of Gigantic Brewing

May 26, 2015

We recently had a chance for a brief Q&A with Gigantic Brewing’s tasting room manager and Jill of all trades, Ashley Nesladek. NWIPA is hosting...

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