Beerlandia

Cascade Brewing and the Birth of the PNW Sour

Once upon a time, North West IPAs gained momentum and took over as the dominant beer style. Meanwhile, one brewery took a sharp turn away from the mainstream. In doing so, it created its own style of beer, the Pacific Northwest Sour.  In the fourth episode of 1859 Magazine’s Beerlandia Podcast, from Statehood Media, we share the illustrious story of Cascade Brewing.

Holiday Gift Giveaway — For the Homebody

Holiday Gift Giveaway — For the Homebody

    The Homebody Marley’s Monsters washable sponge, $10 Willow Ship block-printed tea towel, $34 Oh, Little Rabbit citrus cloth napkins, $36 for a set of four  Land Bird nesting bowls, $50 Bird Mafia bison plush and mountain plush, $36 and $40 TLE leaf ceramic coasters, $10 each Yo Soy I Am Inspired and I Am Present candles, $12-24 Con Lo Common foraged botanical sachet, $12  Megan Marie Myers Art 2020 wall art calendar, $28    

Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway—For the Entertainer

Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway—For the Entertainer

  Saucesome Smoke Monster and Melange a Trois Poivres, $8 each Napa View wine bottle-shaped peppermill, $44.99-$54.99 Mama Lil’s asparagini and pickled peppers, $9 each  Portland Bitters Project adventure kit, $23 Smith Tea tin trio, $49.99 Eliot’s Adult Nut Butter, $8.99 Som 4-ounce sample pack cordials, $29.95 for five bottles Oregon White Truffle Oil 2-ounce bottle, $14.99 Portland Syrups 4-pack sampler, $15 TOTAL PRIZE GIVEAWAY: $225       

Holiday Gift Giveaway — For the Explorer

*A winner has been selected for this category* The Explorer Rumpl Sherpa Puffy Blanket, $129 Pistil Ridge Gloves, $50 Shwood Canby wood sunglasses, $149 Free Range Equipment Canvas Series backpack, in Smith Rock by Sheila Dunn, $169  Danner Trail 2650 mid boots, $180 TOTAL PRIZE GIVEAWAY:  $650+  

Three Home Renovations

Inside three fantastic remodel projects around the state, including an architect-designed beach house, a prefab cabin in the woods and a historic city loft written by Melissa Dalton   Creativity, elbow grease, patience. All home renovations have the same requirements. We step inside three fantastic remodel projects around the state, including an architect-designed beach house, a prefab cabin in the woods and a historic city loft. What else do they have in common? Homeowners who love where they live. For three years, Cole and Lea Anne Gerst sought a little piece of coastal property to call their own. They came close to buying a different house before they found a true gem. “Cole is a designer. I could tell that his eyes did not light up on the previous property,” Lea Anne Gerst said. “When we went and saw this home, his eyes just went crazy.” Their find was special…

Ski guide PNW

Pacific Northwest Ski Guide

Find your favorite spot to shred the gnar pow this winter written by Kevin Max When it comes to skiing in the Pacific Northwest, we are pleasantly spoiled with options. Many of us are here to be in the mountains year-round, whether it be mountain biking or alpine skiing. When snow tops the Cascades, Blue Mountains and the Kootenay Rockies, skis of all widths come out of storage wax and their owners go into planning mode. Do we ski the same place we have forever because it’s familiar? Or do we break out and find a new place that has a cool ski culture and try something new? Here, we’ve brought together some of our favorites based on the alpine and nordic ski culture behind these winter destinations. OREGON Mt. Bachelor Because the nordic ski trails at Mt. Bachelor sit at about 6,000 feet elevation in the Cascades, this resort…