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Ecliptic Brewing Is Ready For Portland Beer Week

Monday, June 15, 2015


The highly anticipated Portland Beer Week is now upon us!

Breweries throughout the city will be celebrating Portland Beer Week from June 11th through the 21st.

Ecliptic Brewing will be participating in a series of events, including the return of their popular, Brewers and their Bands. For the second year in a row, this event will draw in brewers from all across Oregon in order to perform at this gathering with their bands at Ecliptic. During each performance, Ecliptic will tap beers from each brewer. expected guests include Matt Swihart from Double Mountain, Ron Gansberg from Cascade Brewing and Ecliptic’s own John Harris. 

Brewers and their Bands will be taking place on Ecliptic’s new outdoor patio, which features 20 tables and seating for 120 people. This event will be held on June 18th at 5:30 pm.

Ecliptic Brewing will also be participating in various samplings throughout Portland, Portland Fruit Beer Fest, Weird Beer Bonanza, Brewery Owner’s Summit and the Mississippi Bar Crawl.

Brewers and their Bands at Ecliptic Brewing, 825 N. Cook Street, Thursday, June 18 at 5:30 pm. For more information click HERE


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I’ve never woken up and decided to go to MFP. I have, however, been up still and decided I need to eat something and drink something and maybe then I can sleep. Buyer beware: This place is Depressing. But they serve a stiff drink, have a jukebox and a reasonable array of Midwest-style greasy spoon breakfast food. Grease up dem guts and go take a nap. 

My Father's Place, 523 SE Grand Ave. 

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Iconic is a new bar on Broadway. I sincerely hope they succeed. They are less busy than Swift and the food is as good or better. They also have black and white movies on the projector you can stare at. It’s a nice, clean bar with big windows. Not dark, not pretentious. Just good food, nice pours and friendly staff. Not depressing in the least. Only open early on weekends. 

Iconic, 2226 NE Broadway. 

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Jam on Hawthorne

Another non-desolate spot on the list. Last time I was there the bartender had a very engaging story about the last time he smoked crack (it was years ago). Big windows here as well. Good breakfast and giant bloody marys’ of various flavors and spice levels.  

Jam on Hawthorne, 2239 SE Hawthorne. 

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Beaches- PDX airport

Even though the post 9/11 regimen that advises travelers to get arrive to the airport two hours prior to flight is no longer as timely as it once was, there are worse things than having an hour to kill at an airport bar. I have had some great conversations next to real estate agents, flight stewardess’, amateur skateboarders and down and outers. Even made some contacts that I keep up with to this day (hello Susi). You can rub elbows with anybody in an airport because everybody’s stuck just like you are. You’ll never see them again- probably- and you can skip the niceties and step right into the real gritty stuff. 

Beaches Located at the PDX airport and in Vancouver at 1919 SE Columbia River Dr. 

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Acropolis Steakhouse

What would a list of am bars be in Portland without a stripclub? I was tempted to put in Sassy’s based on my own harrowing experience on a Christmas morning, but the Acropolis is open at 7am, so that wins. Scum it up with strippers and steaks, and what better place to do it than Beaverton? 

Acropolis Steakhouse, 8325 SE McLoughlin


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