4 Tips For Trying New Wines

4 Tips For Trying New Wines

May 02, 2017

Photo Credit: Wine Folly Wine is the nectar of the gods. It can be syrupy-sweet, tart, light, fizzy, or anything in between. It is the...

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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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Five bars you need to visit in America!

Five bars you need to visit in America!

Mar 28, 2017

Spring break is coming up and you know what that means; party time! Or, if you just like to go out and have a good...

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Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

Feb 21, 2017

Margaritas are a staple for any good night out. So why not celebrate it fully on National Margarita day on February 22nd! This simple drink...

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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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The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

Aug 25, 2016

Warm days and nights make summer the perfect time to relax with a chilled glass of wine. Crisp whites and light, smooth reds are always...

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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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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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4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

Jun 30, 2016

The Fourth of July is a pretty easy holiday. It’s summer, people are laid back, fireworks provide automatic entertainment—you don’t really have to do much...

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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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Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

May 24, 2016

At the recent launch party for Matt Wagner’s Tall Trees of Paris at Gigantic Brewing (a great success, by the way!) we were honored by...

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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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Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Apr 14, 2016

Fiesta® San Antonio began in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor those who fought in the Texas Revolution and has expanded into an eleven...

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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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The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

Jul 24, 2015

Jeremiah Schenzel at the Cocktail Club in Charleston, SC offered up this recipe for the cocktail served at the Field Guide launch event last week at...

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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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The Happiest of Hours

The Happiest of Hours

May 15, 2015

We were lucky enough to get a little insight into the Happy Hour culture in Portland from Imperial restaurant's lead bartender Tony Gurdian: Portland, Oregon is...

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Why the Green Beer?

Why the Green Beer?

Mar 15, 2015

A great American drinking holiday is just around the corner. For some, St. Patrick’s day is a harbinger of spring: a raucous party where corned...

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What’ll You Have, America?

What’ll You Have, America?

Mar 08, 2015

Here at Overcup Press we select our titles using a variety of criteria, but one question we always ask ourselves is: Does this actually need...

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