Author Archives: Warren Wills

Warren is the former Assistant Editor & Portland Correspondent for American Craft Beer. Creator of "The State of American Craft Beer" series, he now maintains his own site at

The State of American Craft Beer – Seattle, Washington

Due to the sheer size of Washington's craft beer scene, just like California, Colorado and Oregon before it, we've had to break the state up into multiple articles. And just like Oregon, the history of brewing in the state all began in the largest city, in this case, Seattle.

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Great Notion’s U-Pick One of Eighteen Art & Beer Pairings

With each brewery and cidery assigned a different work of art, it's only apt that Great Notion's canvas for inspiration is where they source some of the fruits for their most popular beers, Sauvie Island. One of 18 featured art pairings at next Saturday's Art & Beer: Pitchering Oregon exhibition.

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The State of American Craft Beer – Virginia

We've been on this journey for over two-and-a-half years now and have managed to alphabetically drink our way to the 46th state on our list, Old Dominion, Virginia. The state's nickname comes from it's establishment as the first English colony in North America. Virginia is also known as the "Mother of Presidents," having had 8 presidents born within it's borders, more than any other state.

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