Wayfinder takes home a silver medal at Great American Beer Fest!

Wayfinder takes home a silver medal at Great American Beer Fest!

The 2018 Great American Beer Festival, now in it’s 37th year, wrapped up on Saturday in Denver, Colorado and the Pacific Northwest brought home 40 medals from the festival’s competition. The state of Oregon led the way with 22 medals including a silver medal for Wayfinder’s Freiheit Oktoberfest Wiesn in Category 44: Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest.

Video: Trappist Brew Some Beer Using the Most Ancient Method Possible!

Video: Trappist Brew Some Beer Using the Most Ancient Method Possible!

Trappist, the band that writes d-beat, crust punk, powerviolence, and hardcore songs all about beer, have taken their debut album title Ancient Brewing Tactics quite literally in their latest video feature. In the three-minute clip (which is not a music video, it’s worth noting), we get a behind-the-scenes look as the band members and Wayfinder master brewer Kevin dive head-first into the most ancient brewing tactic of all time, steinbier, a method involving super hot, flame-heated rocks to facilitate the brewing process.

HopCulture awards Wayfinder Beer as Best American Brewpub of 2017

HopCulture awards Wayfinder Beer as Best American Brewpub of 2017

The space alone electrifies. Sprawled out over 8,900 sq ft of a century-old brick grain warehouse in Portland’s Central Eastside, Wayfinder includes a 110-seat taphall, 2000 sq ft deck with a fire pit, a wood fire grill in the kitchen, and a four vessel, 10 bbl brewhouse...