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Summer Live Music Series at Pike Brewing Company
May
25
to Aug 31

Summer Live Music Series at Pike Brewing Company

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

The Pike Brewery Beer Garden returns for its second season, and this year we’ve added live music, an exclusive Brewery Beer Garden menu, and more! Join us Memorial Day weekend (May 25) through Labor Day weekend (September 1) Saturdays 12-8pm and Sundays 12-6pm in Pike’s production space in Post Alley. Beer, snacks, and live music every Saturday 5-7pm.

Drink: Pike Space Needle IPAPike Monk’s UnclePike Kilt Lifter, and Pike XXXXX Stout on draft, plus Pike PilsPike IPA, and a rotating selection in cans, all $6.

Eat: House-made pretzel dog featuring a Bavarian Meats wiener served with Pike XXXXX Stout Mustard for $6, house-made warm pretzel served with Pike XXXXX Stout Mustard for $4, hot mixed nuts for $4, and Bavarian Meat Landjaeger for $6.

 
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Pig & Pint with Dru Bru at Rhein Haus Leavenworth
Jun
1
to Jul 1

Pig & Pint with Dru Bru at Rhein Haus Leavenworth

  • Rhein Haus in Leavenworth (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pig & Pint at Rhein Haus Leavenworth: Join Rhein Haus Leavenworth on its patio for its first Pig & Pint event series. Each month, the flavors of the Pig & Pit theme will be highlighted along with a whole roasted pig, three delicious sides and dessert along with the featured beer all for $20. Food can be purchased for $17, as all ages are welcome, and the regular menu with Rhein Haus favorites will also be available. The pork will be ready each Pig & Pint at 5 p.m. and is available while it lasts! Dates and themes include:

  • Friday, June 7 – German Picnic with Dru Bru and live music by The Nate Weakly Project

  • Menu: whole pig served with gurken salat, dusseldorf potato salad, Rhein Haus pretzel and strawberry bienenstich cake

 
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Pig & Pint with Dru Bru at Rhein Haus Seattle
Jun
1
to Jul 1

Pig & Pint with Dru Bru at Rhein Haus Seattle

Join Rhein Haus Seattle in its biergarten every other Wednesday. Each event will feature a whole pig served with house-made garlic biscuits, mac n’ cheese and seasonal grilled veggies plus the brewery of the night all for $20. Food can be purchased for $17, as all ages are welcome, and the regular menu with Rhein Haus favorites will also be available. The pork will be ready each Pig & Pint at 5 p.m. and is available while it lasts! Dates and breweries below.

  • Wednesday, June 12 – Martime Brewing 

  • Wednesday, June 26 – Firestone 

 
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Weihenstephaner “De-Bocce-ry” Bocce Tournament at Rhein Haus
Jun
18
to Jul 18

Weihenstephaner “De-Bocce-ry” Bocce Tournament at Rhein Haus

image sourced from Rhein Haus

image sourced from Rhein Haus

Weihenstephaner “De-Bocce-ry” Bocce Tournament: Join Rhein Haus Seattle, Tacoma and Denver for the ultimate bocce tournament sponsored by Weihenstephaner! Teams of two will compete (16 teams total) for the chance to win title as the ultimate bocce team. Teams will compete at the three locations and the remaining three will come together in the final showdown at Rhein Haus Seattle.* Registration includes entry in the bocce tournament plus a one liter commemorative glass Weihenstephaner filled boot for some liquid courage before the tournament. Registration opens June 1 and is limited to 16 teams per city.

*Weihenstephaner will pick up the tab for the Denver winners’ flights and hotel. Winners from Tacoma will receive transportation and a one night stay in Seattle.

  • Date: June 18 (Rhein Haus Seattle)

  • June 19 (Rhein Haus Tacoma)

  • June 20 (Rhein Haus Leavenworth)

  • July 18 (final event at Rhein Haus Seattle)

  • Price: $30 registration fee

  • Registrationhttps://www.rheinhausseattle.com/

 
 
 
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"Pride Beer Feature & Fundraiser:" at Beveridge Place Pub
Jun
20
to Jun 21

"Pride Beer Feature & Fundraiser:" at Beveridge Place Pub

We'll have six Northwest brewed beers on tap made specifically for Pride Monthto raise funds for LGBT organizations. We'll be donating $1/pint from these brews:

Aslan B Proud IPA

Double Mountain Basic Rights IPA

Fremont Pride Kolsch

Pike Tangerine Pale

Rooftop I GLITTER-ly Can't Even Blackberry Wheat

Stoup Marching Juice IPA

 
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3-Way IPA Release at Peaks and Pints
Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at Peaks and Pints

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Friday, June 14th
5pm to 8pm
Elizabeth Station
1400 W Holly St, Unit 101, Bellingham, WA

 
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Queers and Beers Presents: Planet Proud! at Two Doors Down
Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Queers and Beers Presents: Planet Proud! at Two Doors Down

Love beer? Love community? Love the planet? So do we! Join us at Two Doors Down on Thursday June 20th as Queers and Beers kicks off Gay Pride with Planet Proud – the best beer-centric event happening during Pride Week! We’re not only celebrating gay-friendly breweries and cideries in Seattle and Washington that support our community – we’re applauding those which sustain the planet. As such, we’re donating 50% of the overall beer sales on June 20th during Planet Proud to Out for Sustainability (https://out4s.org/), an LGBTQ organization whose mission it is to mobilize the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community for environmental and social action, in pursuit of a fabulous planet. 

Participants include: 

Breweries

  • Aslan Brewery

  • Worthy Brewing Company

  • Georgetown Brewing Company

  • Fremont Brewing Company

  • Ghostfish Brewing Company

  • Two Beers Brewing Company

  • Lucky Envelope Brewing Company

  • Populuxe Brewing Company

  • Stoup Brewing Company

  • Jellyfish Brewing Company

  • Rooftop Brewing Company

  • Reubens Brews

  • Outer Planet Brewing Company

  • Flying Lion Brewing Company

  • Fish Tale Brewing Company

  • Standard Brewing Company

Cideries

  • Finnriver Cider

  • Schilling Cider

  • Dragon’s Head Cider

Join us! We’ll be giving away T shirts, glasses and growlers throughout the night, and enjoying some of the best burgers in town! Veggie? Vegan? Gluten Free? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Join us on Thursday June 20th. Happy Gay Pride!

 
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Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Pike Brewing aboard The Schooner Zodiac
Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Pike Brewing aboard The Schooner Zodiac

  • Schooner Zodiac - Bellingham Cruise Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
image sourced from  Schooner Zodiac

image sourced from Schooner Zodiac

The Schooner Zodiac is excited to continue our long tradition of welcoming local microbreweries aboard for beer tastings under sail. Each ‘Ales N’ Sails’ excursion we will host a local brewery to join us and conduct tastings of their favorite beers for our passengers. Our guests can mingle with brewery representatives and learn about the brewing process, the inspiration behind each recipe and the different styles of beer. The Zodiac’s cook will prepare a delicious and unique meal of galley fare meant to complement the beers.

There is no better way to enjoy northwest micro-brews than while catching the sunset from the deck of a classic 160-foot sailing gaff rigged schooner. These cruises are extremely popular so we recommend that you book well in advance!

 
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Old Town Brewing Collaboration release - Tiki Room Piña Colada Hazy IPA at Reuben's Brews
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Old Town Brewing Collaboration release - Tiki Room Piña Colada Hazy IPA at Reuben's Brews

image courtesy Old Town Brewing Company

image courtesy Old Town Brewing Company

This Saturday, June 22nd, we release two collaboration beers at The Taproom! Tiki Room is our pina colada inspired collaboration with our friends at @oldtownbrewingco! An 8% hazy IPA filled with pineapple and coconut, and a big dry hop of Sabro, makes a juicy, tropical and refreshing brew. We are also releasing a fresh batch of International Style Juice, our collaboration with @alvaradostreetbrewery. Both will be released in cans from 11am Saturday.

 


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Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Bacon Eggs & Kegs at Centurylink Field

image courtesy Bacon Eggs & Kegs

image courtesy Bacon Eggs & Kegs

Press Release

SEATTLE—June 7, 2019—Bacon Eggs & Kegs, Seattle’s largest brunch event, returns to CenturyLink Field’s North Plaza on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for its eighth Seattle event.

Bacon Eggs & Kegs will offer all things brunch for one weekend only in 2019. The event will feature delicious bacon and egg brunch dishes for purchase from local restaurants, craft beer and cider tastings, games like bacon bingo and egg roulette, photo opportunities, and live entertainment. There’s even an opportunity for guests to play a 30-foot inflatable Hungry Hippos or fry in a giant inflatable skillet as a fun and free photo opportunity!

Northwest Harvest is returning as Bacon Eggs & Kegs’ nonprofit partner with event proceeds benefiting its statewide hunger relief efforts and advocacy work focusing on growing food justice across our local communities. Event attendees are encouraged to bring cash donations as well as non-perishable food items. Northwest Harvest volunteers will also help staff the event.

Highlights include:

  • 30-foot Bloody Mary bar featuring Absolut vodka & Demitri's Bloody Mary Seasoning (regular or spicy), seasoned salt rims, and toppings like tater tots, Hill Meat Company bacon, jalapeno poppers, pork rinds, cheeses, mozzarella sticks, pickled & fresh veggies, and more!

  • Local restaurants serving brunch dishes for purchase include: Bok a Bok Fried Chicken & Biscuits, Where Ya At Matt, Addo, Chin Up Donuts, ‘Wich Came First and more.

  • 80+ Northwest craft beers and ciders to taste

  • Full Pour beverages from Elysian Brewing, Pear Up Cider, Stella Artois, & Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzer

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey tastings with new Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition, Irish whiskey aged in IPA beer barrels, plus tastings of original Jameson Whiskey and Black Barrel

  • Irish coffee bar featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey and Kahlua

  • Boozy milkshakes

  • Mimosa bar with Absolut Juice power-ups

  • Games include: Bacon bingo, egg and spoon races, egg roulette, egg toss, inflatable Hungry Hungry Hippos, giant Jenga, giant Yahtzee and more

  • Live entertainment with dueling pianos from Keys On Main, a DJ and live musical performances

  • Complimentary photos taken in a giant inflatable skillet

  • Chalk artist Gabrielle Abbott creating live chalk art

Tickets:
Tickets are $40 per person for Saturday and $35 per person for Sunday. Day-of tickets are $45 per person if available. Tickets include 12 drink tickets and a 5oz souvenir beer glass. Food is purchased separately at each restaurant stand or food truck, and drink tickets can be redeemed for the following items:

  • 1 ticket = 5oz. pour of 80+ beers and ciders or a Jameson Irish Whiskey tasting.

  • 2 tickets = 12oz. pour of select full pour beers and ciders or a mimosa.

  • 3 tickets = quick serve Bloody Mary, boozy hot chocolate or Irish coffee.

  • 5 tickets = a journey down the 30-foot Bloody Mary bar. 

Tickets are available online now at baconeggsandkegs.com.

Bacon Eggs & Kegs Participants:

Restaurants & Food Vendors
Addo - Chef Eric Rivera
Bok a Bok Fried Chicken & Biscuits - Chef Brian O’Connor
Cascadia Pizza Co
Chin Up Donuts
Just Jacks
Musang
Sunny Up
The Waffler
Where Ya At Matt - Chef Matt Lewis
‘Wich Came First 

Breweries & Cideries
2 Towns Ciderhouse
AVID Cider
Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Co
Bale Breaker Brewing Co
Black Raven Brewing
Cash Brewing Company
Dick’s Brewing Company
Farmstrong Brewing
Foxtail Cider
Fremont Brewing
Jellyfish Brewing Company
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Laurelwood Brewing Company
Locust Cider
Lowercase Brewing
Lucky Envelope Brewing
Lumber House Brewery, LLC
Matchless Brewing
No-Li Brewhouse
One Tree Hard Cider
Outer Planet Craft Brewing
Paulaner USA
Pear Up Cider
Portland Cider Co
Redhook Brewery
Seapine Brewing
Schilling Cider
Snoqualmie Falls Brewery
Ten Pin Brewing
Tieton Cider
Triplehorn Brewing Co.
Urban Family Brewing
Virtue Cider
Wild Ride Brewing
Yakima Craft Brewing 

Sponsors & Partners
Absolut Vodka
Demitri’s Bloody Mary Seasoning
Elysian Brewing
Hill Meat Company
Jameson Caskmates
Kahlua
Pear Up Hard Cider
Stella Artois

Beneficiary
The event benefits local nonprofit Northwest Harvest, Washington’s leading hunger relief agency. Each month, Northwest Harvest provides two million nutritious meals and supports a statewide network of 375 food banks, meal programs, and high-need schools – focusing on consistent, nutritious, culturally sensitive foods critical to both the body and mind. Throughout its 50 years, Northwest Harvest has grown from a project of local social activists to its position today as the largest independent organization fighting hunger in the state of Washington. northwestharvest.org

About the Organizers
Bacon Eggs Kegs is produced by SE Productions, specialists in food and beverage event production in the Seattle area. Their events include Bacon Eggs & Kegs at CenturyLink Field, Sumo + Sushi at WaMu Theater. Their local events company, Sound Excursions, features events from terrarium making and wine tasting, to Leavenworth River tubing getaways and more for the local adventurer! seproductions.us

 
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Reuben's Brews collaboration release -  Tiki Room  Colada Hazy IPA at Old Town Brewing Company
Jun
22
12:00 PM12:00

Reuben's Brews collaboration release - Tiki Room Colada Hazy IPA at Old Town Brewing Company

image courtesy Old Town Brewing Company

image courtesy Old Town Brewing Company

Looking for an island getaway? Someplace you can wear that questionably bold hibiscus-printed shirt (encouraged - see below!) and flip flops with pride? Well then come join us for our TIKI ROOM release party - where the water is warm, the taps are flowing, and the living's easy!

We've teamed up with fellow sun seekers, Reuben's Brews, to bring you our latest 16oz. can release, "Tiki Room" - a Pina Colada Hazy IPA, brewed with an irresponsible amount of pineapple and aged on toasted coconut.

And to celebrate, we will also be releasing TWO other small batch tiki cocktail beers on draft.

But the vacation doesn't stop there! The first 40 people who come dressed in their Hawaiian best will get a FREE 16oz TIKI GLASS! We'll also be serving slow-roasted Kalua Pork sliders - plus there will be a plethora of entertainment including LIVE MUSIC from Francis Doo & Friends and live hula dancers, games, prizes, and more!

This is a FREE event - All ages are welcome!
The party starts at 12pm at the NE brewery location:
5201 NE MLK BLVD Portland, OR 97211

See you there!

 
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3-Way IPA Release at The Beer Junction
Jun
25
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at The Beer Junction

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Tuesday, June 25th
5pm to 8pm
The Beer Junction
45511 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA

 
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Kriekfest at Von Ebert Brewing in Glendover
Jun
29
11:30 AM11:30

Kriekfest at Von Ebert Brewing in Glendover

Press Release

Portland, OR – May 29, 2019 — Inspired by the Hood Valley’s abundance of cherry orchards, Kriekfest is the largest celebration devoted exclusively to barrel-aged cherry beverages. Kriekfest returns for its fourth annual inception, harvesting the biggest basket of cherry beers––and cider, mead, and sparkling cherry wine––yet, as well as relocating to a new venue. This year’s event will take place Saturday, June 29 from 11:30am to 7pm at Von Ebert Brewing Glendoveer, located at 14021 NE Glisan St.

New to the festival this year is a five-course kriek pairing dinner, which will be held at Von Ebert Glendoveer the evening prior on Friday, June 28. Dinner tickets are extremely limited and cost $125, which includes the meal and beverages, a commemorative stemmed glass, gratuity, and Kriekfest VIP admission the next day.

Kriekfest 2019 festival and dinner tickets are available now at merctickets.com/go/kriekfest. Advanced general admission costs $30 and includes six drink tickets. Advanced VIP admission is $50 and includes 13 drink tickets and half-hour early admission. GA is $40 and VIP is $60 at the gate. All beverages will be available in four-ounce pours; additional tasting tickets can be purchased onsite for $2 each. Minors and designated drivers receive free admission.

Kriek, Flemish for sour cherry, is a four-centuries-old style of spontaneously-fermented, lambic ales aged on cherries (pits and all). This year’s Kriekfest lineup features more than 30 participating providers, including the festival’s largest-ever (and possibly the globe’s largest) collection of world-class examples imported from Belgium and beyond, including Brasserie Cantillon, Brasserie Fantôme, Brouwerij Drei Fonteinen, Brouwerij Boon, Brouwerij Brasserie De Ranke, and Hanssens Artisanaal.

Cherry-growing regions are natural for such beers, so it’s no surprise Oregon’s Hood and Willamette Valley’s Belgian-inspired breweries make excellent krieks. This year’s lineup features sour cherry beers from both these regions, as well as five additional countries, and five more states. Many of the breweries are making their Oregon debut, including Michigan’s Speciation Artisan Ales and B. Nektar Meads, Wisconsin’s O’So Brewing, New Zealand’s 8 Wired, Australia’s Two Metre Tall, and Ontario’s Bellwoods.

The celebration of cherry-laced libations is family-friendly and features a cherry marketplace and other delicious food. For more information visit Kriekfest.com and follow updates on social media at @Kriekfest.

Breweries featured at Kriekfest*:
8 Wired, New Zealand
Alesong, Eugene, OR
Bellwoods, Canada
Block 15, Corvallis, OR
Boon, Belgium
Cantillon, Belgium
Cascade, Portland, OR
Double Mountain, Hood River, OR
De Ranke, Belgium
Drei Fonteinen, Belgium
Fantôme, Belgium
Firestone Walker, Paso Robles, CA
Hanssens, Belgium
Lindemans, Belgium
Little Beast, Beaverton, OR
Logsdon Farmhouse, Hood River, OR
Modern Times, Portland, OR
New Belgium, Ft. Collins, CO
O’so, Plover, WI
Oud Beersel, Belgium
pFriem, Hood River, OR
Speciation, Comstock Park, MI
Two Metre Tall, Australia
Upright, Portland, OR
 
Introducing the Oregon Wolf Pack:
Tiny Wolf, Beaverton, OR
Wolf Tree, Seal Rock, OR
Wolves & People, Newberg, OR

Cideries/wineries/meaderies at Kriekfest*:
B. Nektar Mead, Ferndale, MI
Frederiksdal Cherry Wine, Denmark
Rack & Cloth Cider, Mosier, OR
Reverend Nat’s, Portland, OR

*Subject to change

 
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"2nd Annual Edgefield Brewfest" at McMenamins' Edgefield
Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

"2nd Annual Edgefield Brewfest" at McMenamins' Edgefield

image sourced from McMenamins Edgefield.

image sourced from McMenamins Edgefield.

The first one was so much fun, we’re doing it again! Join us for the 2ndAnnual Edgefield Brewfest.

On the same lawn where Edgefield Concerts take place, we’re bringing together more than 100 of Oregon and Washington’s best breweries & cideries for a day full of merriment. Wander the rows of taps to find your new favorite, or put together your strategic tasting plan, but whatever you do…pack up your chairs, bring the blankets, the kids & the dog and join us for some of the best beverages around, to the tune of live music and cheer!

Music:

Red Shed Stage
The Hillwilliams • Bluegrass • Noon - 3 pm

Bigfoot Mojo • Gypsy swing bluegrass • 4 - 7 pm

Lower Venue
Sliver Lake 66 • Americana • 2 - 5 pm

Participating Breweries and Cideries:

CIDERIES
1859 Cider Co.
Finnriver Farm & Cidery 
Portland Cider Company
Runcible Cider
Stone Circle Cider
Tumalo Cider Co
Wandering Aengus/Anthem Cider
WildCraft Cider Works

KOMBUCHA
Kyla Hard Kombucha

BREWERIES
54°40' Brewing Company
Backwoods Brewing Company
Bent Shovel Brewing
Breakside Brewery
Buoy Beer Company
Culmination Brewing Co.
Doomsday Brewing Company
Double Mountain Brewery
Ecliptic Brewing
Everybody's Brewing
Ex Novo Brewing Company
Feckin Brewery
Ferment Brewing Company
Fort George Brewery
Fortside Brewing Company
Freebridge Brewing
Full Sail Brewing Company
Gateway Brewing
Ghost Runners Brewery, LLC
Gigantic Brewing
Golden Valley Brewery
Ground Breaker Brewing
Heater Allen Brewing
Kells Brewery
Laurelwood Brewery & Public House
Leikam Brewing
Level Beer
Loowit Brewing Company
Migration Brewing
Montavilla Brew Works
Old Town Brewing
Ordnance Brewing
Oregon City Brewing
pFriem Family Brewers
Plank Town Brewing Co.
Public Coast Brewing Co. 
Rogue
Stickmen Brewing
StormBreaker Brewing
Sunriver Brewing
The Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub
Three Mugs Brewing Co
Thunder Island Brewing Co.
Trap Door Brewing
Upright Brewing
Vanguard Brewing Company
Von Ebert Brewing
Wild Ride Brewing
Wolf Tree Brewery
Xicha Brewing
Yachats Brewing

About Bigfoot Mojo

Blugrass duo

Upright bassist Belinda Underwood and national mandolin champion Josiah Payne met on the bluegrass scene in Portland, Oregon, as hired hands in other award-winning bands. Musicians in multiple genres since childhood, they both grew up in family bands before moving to Oregon, and were feeling orphaned without their families until they found each other in 2012. After playing together for 3 years as "Josiah and Belinda", they adoped the mascot of the Northwest when they became Bigfoot Mojo.

Songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, they have many creative offerings, including this new incarnation. Josiah and Belinda continue to mesmerize audiences with groove-based melodies and impeccable vocal harmonies (the kind that sound genetically-blended), setting a new standard for original music which defies genre boundaries.

Bigfoot Mojo plays with other amazing guest musicians to create a trio, quartet or bigger. Lately they have been featuring world-traveling guitarist Pete Kartsounes, when he is home from tour! Also featured is the young national twin fiddle champion Wilhelmina.

Josiah and Belinda also play together in the high-energy bluegrass band The Wild Wood and in their Middle Eastern funk band, Al Farasha.

Website:http://bigfootmojo.belindaunderwood.com/

About Silver Lake 66

Modern Americana

Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo define modern Americana with a winning amalgamation of classic country, folk and blues. Their songs have been hailed by numerous publications and radio stations for their knack of authentic, heartstring-tugging songwriting, impeccable harmonies and ardent guitar-playing. For nearly a decade through the 1990s, Francis and Overbo called Los Angeles home when they fronted a band called The Ruby Trees. The couple performed in a slew of local LA clubs, which includes appearances at Ronnie Mack’s Barn Dance at The World-Famous Palomino Club. Following a move to Portland, Francis and Overbo dealt with illness-related adversity that sidelined them from performance. But rising healthy and happy,  they found themselves adopted by a likeminded tribe of Portland musicians who helped them get back into the art of music-making. It was then that Silver Lake 66 was born. In August of 2016, the duo released a new LP, Let Go Or Be Dragged, featuring a collection of songs drawn from personal experiences of travel, love, loss and adversity. A group of local veteran musicians from the Portland Americana community round out the vocally driven, warm, tremolo-laden sound. The album has been a resounding success with Americana radio, receiving airplay from over 55 stations throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. The album hit #19 on the Roots Music Report’s album chart, and the song “San Francisco Angel” reached #18 on its singles chart. 

The Huffington Post’s Randy Radic describes Silver Lake 66’s music as “elegant simplicity” and “the real McCoy.” For Folk’s Sake’s Jonathan Frahm calls the duo “the real deal” and highlights their “sweet harmonies that mesh the entirety of their sound together.” 

About The Hillwilliams

Bluegrass

The Hillwilliams are a group of Portland, OR musicians who have come together to celebrate the high lonesome sound and hot picking of traditional Bluegrass.

Brought together initially by admiration for bluegrass masters like Bill Monroe and The Stanley Brothers as well as 1970s bluegrass supergroup Old and in the Way, The Hillwilliams blend three strong vocalists, smoking fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo and doghouse bass, into a fun high energy mix, that harkens back to classic bluegrass, while exploring an exciting sound of their own. Whether they are playing the best of the traditional bluegrass repertoire, or playing their own original bluegrass songs, their shows are fun, high energy events that leave audiences asking for more.

The Hillwilliams' first album of original material, "Hill Yeah!", was released in February of 2015.

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheHillwilliams/

 
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Bend Summer Festival near Downtown Bend
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Bend Summer Festival near Downtown Bend

Enjoy 29 years of kicking off the summer season, with the First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 14.  Featuring fine food and libations, talented artists, three stages of first class blues, rock and jazz from Central Oregon and across the nation. The Bend Summer Festival is more than an event—it is a destination. From the Family Play Zone, Souk Marketplace and the Center Ring, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Summer Festival

Friday, July 12
5pm-11pm
Saturday, July 13
11am-11pm
Sunday, July 14
11am-5pm

The Bend Summer Festival draws more than 40 thousand locals and visitors each year for a weekend like no other.

Live Music:

Three stages and three days of Rock, Jazz, Americana and everything in between.

Gourmet Jazz, Food & Wine Street – Saturday & Sunday all day
Minnesota Street becomes the hub for gourmet artisans from the Pacific Northwest to sip, graze and absorb the best free live jazz in Oregon! This year, we pair a stellar line up of jazz musicians with world-class wines from Oregon. You will also find salts, oils, spices, exotic prepared food and more.

Family Play Zone – Saturday 11am-6pm & Sunday 11am-5pm
Enjoy two days of family fun at the First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival. Bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, gardening activities, kids activities and more!

Fine Arts Promenade and SOUK – Saturday & Sunday all day
Shop through more than 100 fine artists and craftspeople as they fill the street with their handwork, design and artistry. Traveling to Bend from all over the state, region and country, these fine artists bring color and life to the First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival! A sampling of this year’s art include pottery, photography, fiber arts and clothing, 2D fine art, 3D fine art and sculpture, home and garden adornments, jewelry and more.

The SOUK is a section of our festival focusing on items from all over the world, as well as products that reflects the lifestyle and values of our community at large.

Bend Business Showcase – Saturday & Sunday all day
The Bend Business Showcase is a valuable opportunity to highlight central Oregon’s businesses while attracting thousands of local residents during the Bend Summer and Fall Festivals. Our visitors are pleasantly surprised to discover who’s who and who’s doing what in the Central Oregon area and are able to make more informed decisions when researching and seeking products and services.

The Center Ring – Saturday & Sunday schedule TBA
Returning this year is Bend Summer Festival’s Center Ring! This area highlights much of the talent in the area with a variety of wonderful performances!

New this year: PacificSource Kids Rock The Races Droplet Dash Saturday 12pm, at Troy Field
A kid's fun run with water worms, water guns, and waterslides! It sure to help these little runners cool off!

Bend Summer Festival 2019 is open to the entire community thanks to our generous sponsors:

Lay It Out Events produces more than 20 festivals, races and contract events each year. Events include Oregon WinterFest, Bend Fall and Summer Festivals, Bite of Bend, The Little Woody, Cascades Wedding Show, Balloons Over Bend Children's Festival and Theater in the Park. LIOE Races include the Happy Girls Run Series, Haulin' Aspen, Salmon Run and Kids Rock the Races. For each ticketed event and race, LIOE donates a portion of proceeds to local nonprofit organizations. Through our beneficiaries, we raise awareness and much-needed funds for vital nonprofit groups across the Northwest. In the past 10 years, LIOE has donated over $225,000 to local charities and nonprofits. We look forward to seeing you at the event, we couldn’t do it without you!

Beer garden sponsored by Deschutes Brewery.

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The Pig-Out Potluck at Farmstrong Brewing Company
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

The Pig-Out Potluck at Farmstrong Brewing Company

image sourced from Farmstrong Brewing Company

image sourced from Farmstrong Brewing Company

Come join us as we dine on swine-based culinary creations! This is a non-ticketed potluck style event and is open to the public. the first 200 to arrive will get a ballot to vote for their favorite dish!

-Food will be ready from 2-5pm (or until it's gone!)
-Free admission and kid friendly!
-We recommend leaving your dog at home as there will be unattended food present
-Live music from the Pilchuck Boyz from 2-5pm
-Voting ends at 4:30pm
-Winners announced at 5pm!

To participate:
-Click the link and fill out our form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5G2S9EN2p1_V-gE9H8o0fonNXFuEJ1a2ZjT4uh9RgHC6XdQ/viewform

-All dishes must be pork based (any form: bacon, pulled pork, ribs...)
-You must bring at least 10lbs to share
-Check-in day of at 1:30pm
-We will provide chafing dishes, sterno heaters, and serving utensils
-Food must be transferable to chafing dishes and ready to serve.
-Ex: If it is a large piece of meat it needs to be pre-cut etc.

 
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Meltdown: Salt & Straw Meets Little Beast Brewing at Little Beast Brewing
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Meltdown: Salt & Straw Meets Little Beast Brewing at Little Beast Brewing

Image sourced from Little Beast Brewing Beer Garden

Image sourced from Little Beast Brewing Beer Garden

Approaching the first anniversary of their patio-enabled location, at 3412 SE Division Street, Little Beast Brewing Company invites you along with Salt & Straw in celebrating this achievement.

On June 14th, from 12 pm to 8 pm, the brewery will be joined by Salt & Straw's R&D (Research & Development) team coinciding with the three unique beer and ice cream pairings.

Roasted Strawberry Coconut Vegan Ice Cream paired with Dream State (Foeder Aged Ale with Strawberries)

More on Strawberry Coconut Vegan Ice Cream from Salt & Straw

Roasting strawberries does something truly magical. While our favorite Hood strawberries are already amazing in their natural state, roasting them caramelizes their sugars and makes them irresistible. We simply blend the roasted berries with coconut cream and churn in our ice cream makers. Yum!

More on Dream State from Little Beast Brewing

Aged for over 6 months in our Cabernet Sauvignon foeder and with 7 distinct microflora, Dream State contains 100 pounds of fresh whole Oregon strawberries per barrel. Full of lush fruit flavor, soft acidity and a complex depth of character.

7% ABV / 13 IBU / 375 mL

Sea Salt w/ Caramel Ribbons Ice Cream paired with Golden Stone (Oak Aged Ale with Peaches, Nectarines, and Apricots)

More about Sea Salt w/ Caramel Ribbons Ice Cream from Salt & Straw

We created this ice cream with Mark Bitterman, the owner and “selmelier” at The Meadow, the internationally renowned Portland salt shop. He actually wrote the book on salt, Salted, a James Beard Award winning cookbook.

We use their Fleur de Sel, which is made in Guatemala from salt pans that are famed for supplying the Mayan Empire at the height of its power. We’ve topped it off by ribboning in hand-burned caramel that we make in house!

More on Golden Stone from Little Beast Brewing

A blend of peaches, nectarines and apricots gives a luscious elegance to this farmhouse ale. Prevailing notes of vanilla, toasted French oak & juicy stone fruit.

8.1% ABV / 12 IBU / 375 ML

Double Fold Vanilla Ice Cream paired with Black Cap (Foeder Aged Ale with Black Cap Raspberries)

More on Double Fold Vanilla Ice Cream from Salt & Straw

This ice cream is called ‘double fold’ because our friends at Singing Dog Vanilla in Eugene, Oregon use twice as many vanilla beans when making it! They also work with growers in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia to find the very best organic vanilla, pay the farmers a fair price, and share a percentage of profits when the final products sell. They call it Fair Trade Plus+ and it’s tasty enough to cause the Wall Street Journal to name it ‘the new standard to beat’!

More on Black Cap from Little Beast Brewing

Seven distinct microflora and an abundant amount of whole Oregon blackcap raspberries combine to create a jammy, medium-bodied earthy ale with bright acidity.

8.4% ABV / 12 IBU / 375 ML

About Salt & Straw

Our story is part luck, part strategy and part love (for ice cream, family, local foods, and other stuff we can’t mention here). I (Kim) have been wanting to open an ice cream scoop shop since 1996. I thought it would be nice to have a local spot where you could run into your neighbors, celebrate with your family, reward yourself…whatever! And I love exploring fun, interesting new flavors. After toiling away in safe mode working for several amazing Fortune 500 businesses, I moved back to Portland for love and found the window of opportunity and support that I’d been lacking to jump start my idea.

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About Little Beast Brewing Beer Garden

Founded by partners in life and work, Charles Porter and Brenda Crow, Little Beast is a family brewery with a passion for making great beer and sharing it with others.

We craft wild, wood-aged and blended beer naturally with diverse cultures, including Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, and wild flora. By harnessing the little beasts that ferment our beer, we capture their untamed beauty and produce farmhouse beers that are diverse in flavor and rare in character.

 
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Lecture/Discussion: Brewing Traditional Nordic Farmhouse Beers at Nordic Museum
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Lecture/Discussion: Brewing Traditional Nordic Farmhouse Beers at Nordic Museum

Lecture/Discussion: Brew Traditional Nordic Farmhouse Beers

Thursday July 18, 6-8PM

Cost: $10 for members/$15 general admission

Join Mika Laitinen, author of Viking Age Brew, and Jereme Zimmerman, author of Make Mead Like a Viking and Brew Beer Like a Yeti for a discussion on the history, tradition, and technique of brewing Nordic ales. The authors will each discuss their individual approach to researching and experimenting with Nordic farmhouse brewing. Additionally, they will provide an overview of beer history and beer styles in the Nordic regions and their methods for researching the information in their books. A Q&A session for brewers and non-brewers alike will follow.

 
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Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Boundary Bay Brewing aboard The Schooner Zodiac
Jul
18
5:00 PM17:00

Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Boundary Bay Brewing aboard The Schooner Zodiac

  • Schooner Zodiac - Bellingham Cruise Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
image sourced from  Schooner Zodiac

image sourced from Schooner Zodiac

The Schooner Zodiac is excited to continue our long tradition of welcoming local microbreweries aboard for beer tastings under sail. Each ‘Ales N’ Sails’ excursion we will host a local brewery to join us and conduct tastings of their favorite beers for our passengers. Our guests can mingle with brewery representatives and learn about the brewing process, the inspiration behind each recipe and the different styles of beer. The Zodiac’s cook will prepare a delicious and unique meal of galley fare meant to complement the beers.

There is no better way to enjoy northwest micro-brews than while catching the sunset from the deck of a classic 160-foot sailing gaff rigged schooner. These cruises are extremely popular so we recommend that you book well in advance!

 
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Outdoor Odysseys 3-Day Kayaking and Brewery Tour with Wander Brewing
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Outdoor Odysseys 3-Day Kayaking and Brewery Tour with Wander Brewing

  • Friday Harbor Ferry Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Outdoor Odysseys Sea Kayaking is partnering with award winning Wander Brewing of Bellingham for a multi-day adventure of kayaking, wildlife viewing, and pairing locally crafted beers with delicious camp cuisine; spend three days paddling the San Juan Islands and two nights enjoying local craft beers as our expertly guided sea-kayaking tour by day becomes a waterfront tasting room by night.

The head brewers from Wander will be paddling with us out to Jones Island and setting up a waterfront tasting room of their classic Wanderale, our guide-favorite Dog Lost Pilsner, and hopefully some new summer brews, while you relax on the beach keeping your eyes peeled for orcas, humpbacks, seals, bald eagles and more.

Outdoor Odysseys provides all the kayaking gear, camp equipment, and gourmet meals thoughtfully prepared from local and organic ingredients; all you need to bring are your personal items, love of craft beer, and a sense of adventure. 

 
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Wine, Beer & Spirits: Portland's Past, Present & Future at The Gallery at Cerulean
Jul
24
4:00 PM16:00

Wine, Beer & Spirits: Portland's Past, Present & Future at The Gallery at Cerulean

Join us for networking with movers and shakers in the wine, beer and spirits industries - Featuring an overview of Portland's landscape for each sector- its Past, Present and Future outlook.

Admission includes interactive panel discussion on the latest trends and future outlook. All attendees receive a digital badge for participation, appetizers and tastings included.

FEATURING:

SCHEDULE:

  • 4:00-4:40pm - Networking Reception, tastings, and appetizers

  • 4:40-5:00pm - Welcome & Intros

  • 5:00-5:30pm - Keynote, Kevin O'Brien (Portland's Past, Present & Future)

  • 5:30-6:30pm - Interactive panel w/ Q&A

  • 6:30-7:00pm - Final Networking

*General Admission - $35: Includes tastings, drinks, appetizers and digital badge.

Thanks to our generous supporters!

Bauccio Lecture Series

Cerulean Winery

Backwoods Brewing

SakéOne

For questions regarding this event, please email - grundy@up.edu

Learn more about the Pamplin School of Business Education Series here

 
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Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Stones Throw Brewery aboard The Schooner Zodiac
Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Stones Throw Brewery aboard The Schooner Zodiac

  • Schooner Zodiac - Bellingham Cruise Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
image sourced from  Schooner Zodiac

image sourced from Schooner Zodiac

The Schooner Zodiac is excited to continue our long tradition of welcoming local microbreweries aboard for beer tastings under sail. Each ‘Ales N’ Sails’ excursion we will host a local brewery to join us and conduct tastings of their favorite beers for our passengers. Our guests can mingle with brewery representatives and learn about the brewing process, the inspiration behind each recipe and the different styles of beer. The Zodiac’s cook will prepare a delicious and unique meal of galley fare meant to complement the beers.

There is no better way to enjoy northwest micro-brews than while catching the sunset from the deck of a classic 160-foot sailing gaff rigged schooner. These cruises are extremely popular so we recommend that you book well in advance!

 
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Outdoor Odysseys 3-Day Kayaking and Brewery Tour with Fremont Brewing
Aug
16
to Aug 18

Outdoor Odysseys 3-Day Kayaking and Brewery Tour with Fremont Brewing

  • Friday Harbor Ferry Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Outdoor Odysseys Sea Kayaking is partnering with award winning Fremont Brewing of Seattle for a multi-day adventure of kayaking, wildlife viewing, and pairing locally crafted beers with delicious camp cuisine; spend three days paddling the San Juan Islands and two nights enjoying local craft beers as our expertly guided sea-kayaking tour by day becomes a waterfront tasting room by night. Fremont’s head brewers will be loading up our kayaks with cans and crowlers of fan favorites like the Universal Pale Ale, seasonal Summer Ale, and the ModPod - which honors our three pods of Southern Resident orca whales, who might even swim past the west side of the island as you lounge on the beach drinking their namesake IPA.

Outdoor Odysseys provides all the kayaking gear, camp equipment, and gourmet meals thoughtfully prepared from local and organic ingredients; all you need to bring are your personal items, love of craft beer, and a sense of adventure.

 
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 Bigfoot Beverages Little Woody Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival at Deschutes Historical Museum
Aug
30
to Aug 31

Bigfoot Beverages Little Woody Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival at Deschutes Historical Museum

  • Deschutes Historical Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bend, OR — The Bigfoot Beverages Little Woody Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival returns to Bend, Oregon on Aug. 30 & 31, 2019. Celebrate the craft of Northwest barrel-aged beer and cider, along with small-batch American spirits, during the two-day festival on the lawn of the Deschutes Historical Museum in downtown Bend.
 
Each year, The Little Woody curates the very best selection of barrel-aged beers, ciders and whiskeys. It’s something that makes The Little Woody unlike other festivals in the region.
 
Lay It Out Events is excited to announce Bigfoot Beverages is joining the festival in 2019 as the title sponsor. Through the generosity of sponsors like Bigfoot Beverages, we are able to make The Little Woody a spectacular event every year.

In addition to limited-edition beer tastes, tasty food truck bites and lawn games, guests can kick back and relax with live music from The Jess Ryan Band, Friends From Home, Long Tall Eddy and the Allan Byer Project.
 
Be a Gnomie Homie with The Big Token!
At the end of The Little Woody, a select group of Gnomie Homies who purchase The Big Token are allowed to fill their Growlers with the remaining beer on tap. The Big Token is $15/adv. and $20/gate and will allow beer lovers to fill their growler between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31. Beer selection is subject to availability.
 
Dress the Part — Get a Limited-Edition Snifter & Drink Tokens
The first 300 attendees who show up in full garden gnome attire will receive a limited edition Big Woody snifter and four drink tokens. A complete costume includes beards, hats, overalls — perhaps even a wooden pipe — but a gnome hat alone won’t cut it!

2019 Participating Breweries & Cideries

Oakshire Brewing

Ordnance Brewing
 
Silver Moon Brewing
 
Sunriver Brewing Co.
 
The Ale Apothecary
 
Three Creeks Brewing Co.
 
Wild Ride Brewing Co.
 
Worthy Brewing
 
Wildcraft Cider Works
 
Tumalo Cider Co.
 
Finnriver Farm & Cidery

10 Barrel Brewing Co.

Bend Brewing Co.

Boneyard Beer

Craft Kitchen & Brewery

Ecliptic Brewing

Fort George

Founders Brewing

GoodLife Brewing Co.

Immersion Brewing

Kobold Brewing

Ninkasi Brewing



Ticket Packages

Basic Entry: $15 ($12 in advance) Includes entry for both days and tasting glass
 
Tasting Package: $20 ($15 in advance) Includes entry for both days, tasting glass and 8 tasting tokens

VIP Tasting Package: $35 ($30 in advance) Includes T-shirt, tasting glass, 10 tasting tokens & early entry (4pm on Friday)
 
Designated Driver Entry: $5


The Bigfoot Beverages Little Woody Dates & Times:
Fri, Aug. 30, 5-10pm & Sat, Aug. 31, Noon-10pm
Friday VIP Entry: 4pm  |  ALL AGES: Sat, Noon-6pm
Ages 21+ ONLY (w/ ID): Fri, 4-10pm & Sat, 6-10pm
 
Tickets on Sale Now at thelittlewoody.com

Additional tokens will be available for purchase at event for $1each. Tastes cost2-4 tokens each.Beer & cider tastes are 4 ounces; whiskey tastes are .5 ounces (1.5-ounce shots of whiskey samples are also available).

About Bigfoot Beverages:Five decades of serving Oregon, Bigfoot Beverages’ roots are firmly in the Northwest — with a commitment to keep Oregon refreshed and to leading in excellence in their products, services and community involvement. Bigfoot Beverages regularly gives back to the community, providing refreshing beverages and donations for events benefiting groups that strengthen the community, such as the Feynman Charity Golf Marathon benefiting Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lane County. bigfootbeverages.com

About Lay It Out Events:Lay It Out Events produces more than 20 festivals, races, and contract events each year, including Oregon WinterFest, Cascades Wedding Show, Balloons Over Bend Children’s Festival, the Happy Girls Run in Bend, Spokane and Sisters, The Little Woody Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival and more. Committed to giving back to the community, Lay It Out Events donates a portion of each event’s proceeds to charity. Through our beneficiaries, we raise awareness and much-needed funds for vital nonprofit groups across the Northwest. As a result, we have given well over $225,000 to local charities over the past 10 years. For more information, visit layitoutevents.com

 
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Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Kulshan aboard The Schooner Zodiac
Sep
5
5:00 PM17:00

Ales N’ Sails Brewery Dinner Cruises with Kulshan aboard The Schooner Zodiac

  • Schooner Zodiac - Bellingham Cruise Terminal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
image sourced from  Schooner Zodiac

image sourced from Schooner Zodiac

The Schooner Zodiac is excited to continue our long tradition of welcoming local microbreweries aboard for beer tastings under sail. Each ‘Ales N’ Sails’ excursion we will host a local brewery to join us and conduct tastings of their favorite beers for our passengers. Our guests can mingle with brewery representatives and learn about the brewing process, the inspiration behind each recipe and the different styles of beer. The Zodiac’s cook will prepare a delicious and unique meal of galley fare meant to complement the beers.

There is no better way to enjoy northwest micro-brews than while catching the sunset from the deck of a classic 160-foot sailing gaff rigged schooner. These cruises are extremely popular so we recommend that you book well in advance!

 
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4th Annual Boise Bacon & Beer Festival at Expo Idaho
Sep
7
1:00 PM13:00

4th Annual Boise Bacon & Beer Festival at Expo Idaho

image sourced from Sockeye Brewing Company

image sourced from Sockeye Brewing Company

Say it out loud with us..."BOISE BACON & BEER FEST IS BACK!" Feels good, doesn't it? We sure like to think so!

For our 4th Annual Bacon & Beer Festival, we're extremely stoked to be bringing Idaho's biggest Bacon & Beer themed festival to Expo Idaho! With the move to this spot, Boise Bacon & Beer Fest will be bigger and better than ever (oh, and parking will be much improved!)
 

Along with the change of location, we're teaming up with Cornhole Idaho to host a HUGE two-man team cornhole tournament! The event will feature prize money for the winners along with other awesome giveaway items! Registration for the cornhole tournament includes entry into both the tournament AND the beer and bacon festivities!

This year features...

• 25 local / regional craft breweries and cideries
• Several Local Restaurants competing for the title of "best bacon dish!"
• MASSIVE cornhole tournament hosted by Cornhole Idaho with incredible prizes including BEER FOR A YEAR!
• Live DJ
• Tons of awesome yard games


Each GENERAL ADMISSION ($35) ticket purchase for the 4th Annual Boise Bacon & Beer Festival will receive:
• Commemorative 5oz Bacon & Beer Festival Glass
• 15 drink tokens
• Unlimited access to bacon / bacon-inspired dishes
• 1 killer time

Each TEAM CORNHOLE TICKET ($120) purchased for the 4th Annual Boise Bacon & Beer Festival will receive:
• Two (2) entry tickets into Bacon & Beer Festival
• Two (2) entry tickets into the TEAM CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
• Commemorative 5oz Bacon & Beer Benefit Glass
• 15 drink tokens
• Unlimited access to bacon / bacon-inspired dishes


A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit local non-profit: Create Common Good

*Must be 21+ to attend the event! (This includes the cornhole tournament!)

**Cornhole Tournament is 2-MAN TEAM only, no individual registrations (please have your teammate arranged prior to purchase)

***ALL tickets sold for the cornhole tournament will require both registrants contact information.

****Cornhole Tournament Tickets are pre-registration only. No entries to the tournament will be sold at the door.

*****Tickets are Non-Refundable

 
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Sour Beer Day at The Abbey Bar
Sep
14
12:00 PM12:00

Sour Beer Day at The Abbey Bar

A one-day-only tasting experience of the best Belgium sour styles and U.S. wild ales, along with food pairings.

And if you are not sure sours are for you, don’t worry. There will be introductory sour flights of “gateway sours” for you to safely dip your toe in the sour beer world. Noon-9pm.

 
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Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Oktoberfest at Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen

Press Release

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at 601 W Holly St, Bellingham, will be hosting its third Annual traditional Oktoberfest on September 14 from 1-10 pm. This celebration of the fall will highlight Chuckanut’s amazing German style beers. And there will be lots of fun activities and food besides the beer for everyone to enjoy including bier garden games, face painters, German music and fun contests! Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen opens the doors at 1 pm to start the festivities. A very limited supply of Chuckanut Oktoberfest mugs will be available for purchase along with a selection of packaged tickets for purchase for food and drinks. Entry is $2 per person, kids are free!

Chuckanut wants everyone to enjoy Oktoberfest with only a $2 entry fee. The menu will include traditional German style brats, sauerkraut, pretzels, sodas, and cider. For the beer drinker Chuckanut will be offering its award winning German style Fest Bier 2019 along with other Chuckanut favorites. Bring your best yodeling voice for the Yodel contest, wear your fancy German clothes for the costume contest, strengthen your arm muscles for the liter holding contest and most of all, get ready for the Hammerschlagen contest (hitting a nail straight into a log). Winners will receive fun prizes and best of all. the audience can participate by making their vote heard too.

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen’s regular menu will be suspended for the day so there’s plenty of room to sit and enjoy all the Oktoberfest celebrations and activities. The restaurant will resume its regular menu and hours on Sunday, September 15 at 11 am. Spread the word and bring your family and friends to the Chuckanut Oktoberfest on Saturday September 14 and celebrate all that’s fall!

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen located at 601 West Holly St, Bellingham was awarded the National Small Brewpub/Brewer of the Year 2009 and National Small Brewery/Brewer of the Year 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). The full service “Kitchen” serves from 11:00am every day to guests of all ages with an eclectic fresh local menu with weekend brunch starting at 9:30 am. South Nut’s Tap Room is in the heart of Skagit Valley, 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington and welcomes guests of all ages. Check out additional information about Chuckanut Brewery at http://www.chuckanutbrewery.com/

 
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Brew at the Zoo at the Woodland Park Zoo
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Brew at the Zoo at the Woodland Park Zoo

Cost

  • $36 per person (plus service fees)

  • $58 per person for Premium Tickets (plus service fees)


Event includes:

  • Admission to Brew at the Zoo

  • 7 tasting tickets

  • Additional tasting tickets available for purchase

  • Animal encounters

  • Tasty treats available for purchase

Premium Tickets

In addition to all the benefits included with general admission tickets, Premium tickets also include:

  • Early entry at 5:00 p.m.

  • Souvenir tasting glass

  • Additional tasting tickets

  • A pair of 2 zoo admission tickets

  • Exclusive animal encounter

This is an after-hours, adults-only event. You must be 21 years or older and have a valid ID for entry. Brew at the Zoo will take place in both indoor and outdoor spaces, rain or shine. No refunds.

 
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Summer Beer Series with Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at Latona Pub
Jun
17
6:30 PM18:30

Summer Beer Series with Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at Latona Pub

The Latona Summer Beer series kicks off with the release of our Chuckanut collaboration—the Mediterranean Pilsner. Brewed with Italian-grown malt and hops from the Czech Republic and Slovenia, this bright, citrusy pilsner is going to be perfect for the summer heat.

Given that Chuckanut is lauded for their lagers and pilsners, you can imagine how excited we were when they came to us with this idea for our June release!

Mari and Will Kemper will be in the house for the evening, and we'll be pouring some of the cleanest, most refreshing beers you'll find in the state.

Dinner in the Loft is at 6:30pm, so send a message to latonapubevents@gmail.com or message us here on Facebook for details!

Brewer’s night to follow at 8:30pm!

Featured Taplist:

Latona/Chuckanut Mediterranean Pilsner
Chuckanut Summer Pale
Chuckanut Marzen
Chuckanut Dunkel

 
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Boulevard Tasting and X-Men: Dark Phoenix at Belmont Station
Jun
17
5:00 PM17:00

Boulevard Tasting and X-Men: Dark Phoenix at Belmont Station

Beer AND superheroes??? What more could you ask for? We are welcoming Boulevard Brewing Company / Duvel USA to Belmont for a night of fun! We will have Patrick in the shop for a tasting of some of Boulevard's tasty beers along with their brewer and brand ambassador, Jeremy Danner hanging out! BUT there isn't just beer! Patrick will be hosting a raffle for tickets to X-Men: Dark Phoenix!

Who doesn't love winning things! Make sure to check in the bar to see what special

 
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Ballpark Brew Fest at Memorial Stadium
Jun
15
3:00 PM15:00

Ballpark Brew Fest at Memorial Stadium

image sourced from Ballpark Brew Fest

image sourced from Ballpark Brew Fest

Join the Boise Hawks for our 3rd Annual Ballpark Brew Fest! Ballpark Brew Fest will include craft beer tasting from the following local breweries (with new breweries to be added): Boise Brewing, Payette Brewing, Barbarian Brewery, Clairvoyant Brewery, Lagunitas, Firestone Walker, One Tree Cider, Bella Brewing and Hop Valley Brewery. Food trucks, live music and games will also be taking place at the Ballpark Brew Fest.

Tickets for the Ballpark Brew Fest will go on sale May 15th at the Memorial Stadium Box Office, over the phone and online at BoiseHawks.com. Admission tickets are $15 (includes Ballpark Brew Fest mug and six beer tasting tickets) and under 21/designated driver tickets are $5 (includes a hot dog and a soda). Guests who purchase their admission tickets (excluding under 21/designated driver tickets) before June 14th will receive $5 off their tickets.

 
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GoodLife Anniversary at GoodLife Brewing Company
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

GoodLife Anniversary at GoodLife Brewing Company

For Immediate Release

BEND, OR (Wednesday, May 15th, 2019)

2,920 days, 3,854 batches of beers, and here we are about to celebrate our 8th Anniversary. The beer industry has changed immensely in that time but one thing that remains the same is your loyal support and we can’t thank you enough for that. We’d love to celebrate our 8th Anniversary with you and have you join us in our biergarten for an afternoon of laughter, music, and good vibes. 

Our 8th Anniversary Party will be happening on Saturday, June 15th from 1pm-8pm. This year, we are charging $10 for entry, which includes a free beverage, and is open to the public. The $10 entry will be donated to the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. Their mission is seeking to protect and restore the two-million acre Upper Deschutes River watershed through collaborative projects in habitat restoration, watershed education and long-term monitoring.  Tickets will be available at the door the day of the party.

It wouldn’t be a party without music, so we are happy to announce that G. Love will be playing again this year! He’s excited to share his new beer and song, called “The Juice,” with everyone. If you missed last years anniversary party, you missed an amazing show. Showtime is still TBD but follow us on social media, or our website, for more info in the coming weeks.

We’ll be tapping some unreleased beers that our brewers made just for our anniversary. We have our 8th Anniversary Barrel Aged Blonde with Tangerine and Orange Blossom Tea, Oregon Berry Wheat with Raspberries and Blackberries, and Big Gulp Triple Juicy IPA.
 

About GoodLife Brewing Company

As brewers of hand crafted ales, we are outdoor enthusiasts who look forward to sharing our craft beers that are most balanced and of the highest quality. GoodLife Brewing Company has been making award-winning beers since 2011 in its home of Bend, Oregon. GoodLife's “Adventurous Ales” are Descender IPA, Sweet As! Pacific Ale, Comatose Imperial IPA and a selection of seasonal beers. In addition to making beer, GoodLife enjoys giving back ,to the community by supporting many local and national non-profit organizations. Play hard, live easy and enjoy GoodBeer for GoodLife! For more information, visit www.goodlifebrewing.com, or find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter at @GoodLifeBrewing.

 
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"Beer Quest 5k Fun Run and Brewfest" at Stormbreaker Brewing Company
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

"Beer Quest 5k Fun Run and Brewfest" at Stormbreaker Brewing Company

image sourced from Stormbreaker Brewing Company

image sourced from Stormbreaker Brewing Company

As part of this year's PDX Beer Week festivities, we are working with StormBreaker Brewing to host the third annual Beer Quest and Mini Beer Fest! This will be a casual but competitive beer "quest" involving many of the North Portland area breweries.

Participating breweries coming soon!

Starting at 10:00 am, you will make your way to each of the participating breweries to get a hole punch in your beer quest card. There is no set route, so how you get there is up to you! Run/bike/walk/unicycle/pogo stick, doesn't matter. (Just make sure you get your cards punched by 11:15.)

Miles covered will be roughly a 5K. Once you get your card filled out, head back to StormBreaker and redeem your beer quest card to get tasters for the beer fest. Each hole punch is redeemable for one 4 oz pour of that brewery's beer. Gain points along the way to become the Beer Quest Champ!

Ticket includes entry, event taster glass, 8 taster tix, event T-shirt, live music and tons of fun!

10% of our proceeds help support our nonprofit partners, the Oregon Brewshed Alliance, Dollar For Portland, and Life Vest Inside.

Registration is limited, so sign up today!

About the Run
We like to keep things relaxed so this may be different than other “races” you’ve done. We don't keep track of your finish time, and you won’t get a medal when you finish. Instead of closing down the streets, we ensure a safe and fun running route on sidewalks, through parks, and along trails!

Course details are coming soon!

Event Day Details

Please arrive 30 minutes before the start to get checked-in.

Bring a valid ID. You do not need to be 21 to enjoy the event, but must be 21 to enjoy the beer. (Registered, underage participants receive a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage).

There will not be a bag check; please plan accordingly.

The course is open, meaning roads will not be closed. You are responsible for obeying all traffic laws and regulations.

We run rain or shine! Dress appropriately for the weather.

Bring extra money if you want to purchase food, more beer, or any of our great Oregon Brewery Running Series merchandise!

Please drink responsibly!

Parking
Parking is a little tricky at StormBreaker. Arrive a few minutes early and look for spots in the surrounding neighborhood. Public transportation may also be a good option, depending on where you live. We always encourage carpooling and safe, designated drivers.

Look for our informational email closer to the event. We will remind you of these details and share anything else you might need to know.

Cheers!

About StormBreaker Brewing
"StormBreaker is a little-known nickname for Mt. Hood, the majestic 11,000-foot volcano that casts its shadow on Portland every sunrise. We brew our beer like Mt. Hood breaks storms coming off the Pacific Ocean, head on with intensity. Whether you are looking for big hoppy IPA like Cloud Ripper, a fruity lighter option like When I Froot..., a pale ale that is Right as Rain, or pretty much any style, we've got you covered. We love our pub on Mississippi Avenue and meeting everyone that comes in! Welcome to StormBreaker Brewing, winner of an unknown amount of 4th place finishes at many a beer competitions and a gold here and there."

About the Oregon Brewery Running Series
The Oregon Brewery Running Series is about inspiring Oregonians to Get Active, Have Fun, and Give Back. We host untimed family-friendly 5K fun runs that start and end at some of Oregon’s best breweries.

 
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3-Way IPA Release at Elizabeth Station
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at Elizabeth Station

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Friday, June 14th
5pm to 8pm
Elizabeth Station
1400 W Holly St, Unit 101, Bellingham, WA

 
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Brewer’s and Their Bands at Ecliptic Brewing Company
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

Brewer’s and Their Bands at Ecliptic Brewing Company

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Press Release

Portland, Oregon. Earth. (May 30, 2019)- Ecliptic Brewing is excited to announce the return of a celebrated event on their coveted patio space on North Mississippi Avenue: Brewers & Their Bands. A featured Portland Beer Week event, Brewers & Their Bands will showcase five live music performances, beers from multiple breweries in a festival-style format, and food from Ecliptic’s kitchen.

The event will feature brewers from Double Mountain Brewing, Cider Riot, Breakside Brewing, and Ruse Brewing, each playing with their respective bands or with the event’s house band. The headliner and house band is the Buds of May Revival, which includes Ecliptic Brewing’s own John Harris playing the washboard. Beer and cider from each of the participating breweries will be available for purchase.

“We wanted a place to bring together fun music and great beer and highlight the other talents of celebrated local brewers,” says Harris, Ecliptic Brewing Owner and Brewmaster. “Brewers & Their Bands does just that, and we’re ready to rock.”

Brewers & Their Bands will take place June 14th, from 4-9pm on Ecliptic Brewing’s patio and is family-friendly. The event is free, with food and beer available to purchase.

About Brewer’s and Their Bands:

 

When: June 14, 2019, 4-9pm
Where: Ecliptic Brewing, 825 N. Cook Street
What: A festival to celebrate brewer’s bands and their beer! 

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For up to date details on the event, visit the Facebook page here.

About Ecliptic Brewing
Ecliptic Brewing is a venture from John Harris, an Oregon beer icon whose background is steeped in the state’s rich craft brewing history. The name Ecliptic unites Harris’ two passions: brewing and astronomy. As such, the brewery celebrates the Earth’s yearly journey around the sun through both its beer and restaurant menus. Harris’ signature beers include Starburst IPA, Orbiter IPA, Carina Peach Sour Ale and Capella Porter. For more information, visit: eclipticbrewing.com.

Ecliptic beers are available at the brewery (825 North Cook St), in bottle and on-tap throughout the area, and distributed by: Maletis Beverage (Portland, Salem, Vancouver WA), Bigfoot Beverage (Eugene, Bend, Coast), Fort George Distributing (Northern Oregon Coast, Southern Washington Coast), Hodgen Distributing (Eastern Oregon), Summit Distribution (Southern Oregon), NW Beverages (Seattle, Tacoma), Odom (Eastern Washington, Northern ID), Dickerson Distributing (Bellingham), Crooked Stave Artisans (Colorado), Freedom Distributors (North Carolina), Beer Thirst (Canada) and Tread Water (Japan).

 
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Flight of the Pig at Thirsty Monk’s in Portland
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

Flight of the Pig at Thirsty Monk’s in Portland

One June 14, Thirty Monk Portland, home of the famous Pint of Bacon, is elevating the classic bacon and beer combination with a decadent 4-course menu of bacon dishes, paired with light, sessionable and low calories Monk Lite (because you know...balance).

Here’s a rundown of the menu:

  • Course 1: Skewer of sausage medallions wrapped in candied bacon

  • Course 2: Grilled Cheese with Bacon Jam and tomato.

  • Course 3: Pomme Frites with Bacon Aioli

  • Course 4: Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Dipped Bacon

Bonus—enter the bacon lovers raffle, and take home a Pint o' Bacon glass with every bacon purchase! So fly on over to Thirsty Monk Portland and satisfy all your bacon cravings during PDX Beer Week!

 
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Washington Brewers Festival at Marymoor Park
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

Washington Brewers Festival at Marymoor Park

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The Washington Beer Commission presents the 14th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 110 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

The Beer List!
https://files.constantcontact.com/572ea8d3101/73da51c1-5c54-4f7b-91ad-22559a3a1514.pdf

Ticket Information:

Friday, June 14th
4:00pm-9:30pm
Friday is 21+ only. No minors
$25 Early Bird tickets until May 31st. $35 online after May 31st. $40 at the door.
Friday admission includes a souvenir 4oz tasting glass and ten tasting tokens.

Saturday, June 15th (Noon-8:00pm)
All Ages. Those under 21 admitted free (must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)
$25 Early Bird tickets until May 31st. $35 online after May 31st. $40 at the door. Admission includes a souvenir 4oz tasting glass and ten tasting tokens

$75 Premiere Ticket (details below)
Premiere Ticket Benefits General Admission Plus:
Free Parking - Your Premiere Ticket will include free parking at Marymoor Park, a $10 value.
Early admission! - You will be able to enter the festival beginning at 10:30am. Beer starts pouring at 11am, general ticket entry is not until Noon.
Access to all 110 breweries and beer - For one hour, you will be able to taste any of the 400+ available beers with shorter lines.
Private Premiere Lounge - You will have access to the Premiere Lounge, which will feature award winning Washington Beer otherwise not available at the festival.
Food - From Noon-2pm there will be free brats and Tim’s chips available in the Premiere Lounge. Limit one brat and one chip bag per person.
A Custom Beer Schwing - This Washington Beer logo lanyard will give your hands a break and hold your tasting glass for you.
Two Bonus Beer Tasting Tokens!

Sunday, June 16th (11am-5:30pm)
All Ages. Those under 21 admitted free (must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)
$25 Early Bird tickets until May 31st. $35 online after May 31st. $40 at the door.
Admission includes a souvenir 4 oz tasting glass and ten tasting tokens

Additional Tokens:
On Saturday & Sunday, up to six additional tokens may be purchsed for $2.00 each or three for $5.00.

On Friday night (ages 21+), there is not a pre-set additional token sales limit. Please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive.

Designated Driver Admission-All Days
Designated driver admission is $5 at the gate. Includes free rootbeer, soda and water.

Tickets are good for one day only and non-refundable.
We no longer offer weekend passes.

The Beer List
https://files.constantcontact.com/572ea8d3101/73da51c1-5c54-4f7b-91ad-22559a3a1514.pdf

Food
The Washington Brewers Festival offers a fantastic lineup of food trucks and food vendors to pair with your favorite beers. Visit washingtonbeer.com for complete list.

Music & Entertainment
Throughout the weekend the festival will welcome a diverse mix of northwest bands on the music stage and the crowd pleasing Brewer’s Keg Toss on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Friday 6:00 PM The Industrials
Friday 7:20 PM Spike and the Impalers
Saturday Noon Johnny 7 and The Black Crabs
Saturday 2:00 PM Groovebot
Saturday 3:00 PM Flatstick Pub Brewers’ Keg Toss
Saturday 4:30 PM Nick Drummond
Saturday 6:15 PM Yogoman Burning Band
Sunday Noon Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints
Sunday 2:00 PM Petty Differences
Sunday 3:30 PM Flatstick Pub Brewers’ Keg Toss

Kid’s Playground (Open on Saturday until 7pm and Sunday until 5pm)
Washington Brewers Festival is a unique, ALL AGE Father’s Day beer festival and children are also welcome (admitted free when accompanied by a parent)! In addition to the spectacular beer selection for the parents the Festival also offers plenty of entertainment for the little ones including the Rootbeer Garden, inflatable toys*, ballon animals**, face painter** and a kids’ craft tent.
* $5.00 fee for unlimited use of the inflatables.
**Fees vary for ballon animals and face painter.

Rootbeer Garden
There are many family-friendly brewpubs in Washington where you can take your kids and have a quality family meal together. Some of them even offer children’s menus and make their own rootbeer with the same meticulous care they apply to their world-class beer. Kids (and adults) can enjoy the premium craft rootbeer and soda by select Washington breweries in Washington Beer’s very own Rootbeer Garden during the Festival. Taps rotate throughout the weekend so please ask the servers what they are serving.

Cider & Wine
Once again, a selection of locally produced wine and will be available for sampling. Stay tuned for the list of Cider and Wineries!

THE WASHINGTON BEER COMMISSION ENCOURAGES YOU TO USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OR DESIGNATE A DRIVER

Take the bus
The West Lake Sammamish Prkwy NE & Leary Way bus stop is located less than a mile from the event site. This stop is served by Sound Transit 545 from Downtown Seattle and the Mountlake Freeway Station. Visit Sound Transit for more information.
A courtesy van will be available Saturday & Sunday transporting people the .75 miles to and from the West Lake Sammamish Prkwy NE & Leary Way bus stop and the event entrance.

Ride Your Bike
Bike racks will be available close to the event entrance. Don’t forget your bike lock.

Parking
Plenty of on-site parking will be available for $10 cash per vehicle. Please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive.

Permitted/Prohibited Items
Lawn chairs, reusuable water bottles, soft side coolers and outside food are okay.
Water stations available to refill water bottles inside.
Sorry, no dogs/pets are permitted inside this event. Registered service dogs ok.
No weapons
No tents or pop up canopies
No outside alcohol
Water stations available to refill water bottles inside.

 
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Keep the Glass Night with Delerium at Beveridge Place Pub
Jun
13
to Jun 14

Keep the Glass Night with Delerium at Beveridge Place Pub

Four distinct brews from Huyghe Brewing in Belgium:

Delirium Tremens Strong Golden

Deliria Strong Blond (brewed for International Women's Day)

Delrium Red with Cherries and Elderberries

Averbode Abbey Belgian Pale

Order any of them - or a taster tray of all four - and keep the pink elephant glass (while supplies last)!

 
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3-Way IPA Release at New Seasons Woodstock
Jun
13
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at New Seasons Woodstock

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Thursday, June 13th
5pm to 8pm
New Seasons Woodstock
4500 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR

 
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3-Way IPA Release at Growler Guys in Ashland
Jun
13
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at Growler Guys in Ashland

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Thursday, June 13th
5pm to 8pm
Growler Guys Ashland
345 Lithia Way, Ashland, OR

 
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"Drink Your Movie" at Stormbreaker Brewing Company
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

"Drink Your Movie" at Stormbreaker Brewing Company

image sourced from Stormbreaker Brewing Company

image sourced from Stormbreaker Brewing Company

As part of PDX Beer Week we are hosting an interactive movie and beer going experience at our Mississippi Ave Location. We have curated 9 beers, totaling 52 ounces. for you to enjoy at certain times during the film. We will be drinking, we mean screening, the classic Willy Wonka! Movie will start at 7p so get there early to get your seat. Cost to participate is $20 or you can choose your own beers and just watch the movie.

Space is limited, so arrive early!

 
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More Than Just Beer: PRIDE in Craft at The Riveter: Capitol Hill
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

More Than Just Beer: PRIDE in Craft at The Riveter: Capitol Hill

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

It’s Pride Month in Seattle and we are talking to brewers and bar owners who put inclusivity at the heart of their craft. In an industry synonymous with the hyper masculine “bro culture,” how do they ensure a safe (and fun!) place at their tables for all sexual orientations and gender identities? What can be done to recruit and support employees who identify as LGBTQIA+? How do they handle discrimination that comes from customers? What proactive measures can be taken to ensure our businesses are truly places where all can relax and enjoy a pint?Join us for this important discussion and, of course, tasty beer!

Panel Participants:
Elysian Brewing
Marination / Super Six
Pike Brewing Company
Stoup Brewing
Two Beers Brewing Co.
Unicorn

Moderated by Laura Clise, Founder and CEO of Intentionalist.

For every ticket sold, $5 to benefit Lambert House.

Pours provided by Elysian Brewing, Fremont Brewery, Pike Brewing, Stoup and Two Beers Brewing. Big thanks to our contributors!

 
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3-Way IPA Release at Valley Growlers
Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

3-Way IPA Release at Valley Growlers

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Tuesday, June 11th
5pm to 8pm
Valley Growlers
15735 SE Happy Valley Town Center Dr, Happy Valley, OR

 
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Beer Dinner for a Cure at Blockhouse
Jun
10
6:00 PM18:00

Beer Dinner for a Cure at Blockhouse

Beer Dinner for a Cure to raise funds for Tour de Cure PDX & the American Diabetes Association.  Menu and pairings by Chef Deanna Bascom, Sous Chef at the Multnomah Athletic Club and person with Type 1 Diabetes.  Deanna has worked with many breweries in the Pacfic Northwest for her regular monthly beer dinner series at the MAC and is excited to be working again with Bend based brewery, Worthy Brewing.  

This event is sponsored by Worthy Brewing, blockhouse, Food Services of America & Nicky USA.  

image courtesy Worthy Brewing, blockhouse, Food Services of America & Nicky USA.

image courtesy Worthy Brewing, blockhouse, Food Services of America & Nicky USA.

 
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The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival at America's Car Museum
Jun
9
12:00 PM12:00

The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival at America's Car Museum

image sourced from The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival

image sourced from The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival

The Bash, headlined by Rancid and brought to you by Living the Dream Foundation, is a day filled with craft beer and live music!

The Bash will feature up to four hours of craft beer tastings featuring over 100 craft beers, including some of the best local favorites. Festival hours will: VIP- NOON, GA- 1pm, 21+ until 4pm

This event is for those 21 years and up until 4pm. All ages after 4pm!

General Admission and VIP tickets will be available for purchase.

One VIP ADMISSION TICKET to The Bash Craft Beer & Music Festival
Dedicated VIP Entry into Festival

  • 1 hour early entry for 4 hours of craft beer tastings (12pm - 4pm | 21 + only)

  • VIP ticket includes tasting tickets, good for up to 20 tastings!
    (12pm - 4pm | 21 + only) 

Access to The Bash VIP Lounge, which includes:

  • View of Main stage from VIP lounge

  • Comfortable areas to sit and relax

  • Private Restrooms

  • VIP Bar in lounge

  • Convenient food options available for purchase in lounge

  • **VIP Lounge is only open to guest 21 years of age or older from 12:00 pm - 4:00pm.

  • After 4:00 pm - all ages are welcome into the VIP Lounge area.

 
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Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival at PNE Fairgrounds
Jun
8
to Jun 9

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival at PNE Fairgrounds

Press Release

Vancouver, B.C., May 14, 2019—Celebrating 10 years of craft beer and craft beer culture, the most anticipated craft beer and cider festival in Western Canada returns to the PNE Fairgrounds June 8 and 9, 2019, for a full weekend of live music, food, art, craft beer and cider, games and good times. The 10th annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival (VCBW) caps off a 10-day citywide celebration of craft beer culture and community, running May 31 through June 9. For a complete list of VCBW citywide events including VCBW’s 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party on May 31, visitVancouverCraftBeerWeek.com.

In the spring of 2010, just after the completion of the most successful Winter Olympic Games in history, a few craft beer enthusiasts gathered around a table over a pint and a timely idea: to create a week-long festival to showcase “real beer”—and so, the first Vancouver Craft Beer Week was born. The first VCBW Festival started at a small venue (Heritage Hall on Main Street), hosting about 100 beer aficionados and 15 breweries. Now, a decade later, the city-wide celebration lasts 10 days, with more than 50,000 people taking part in dozens of events across the city—including 15,000 people at the annual VCBW Festival at the historic PNE Fairgrounds—all honouring the province’s favourite commodity.

VCBW 2019 Festival highlights:

• 100 + breweries and cideries pouring more than 300 beers and ciders 

• Festivalgoers can create a list of must-try breweries and favourite standout beers in advance through the VCBW website 

• An incredible lineup of food trucks and food purveyors including local favourites DownLow Chicken Shack and Big Day BBQ 

• BC Ale Trail-er pouring 10 craft breweries from the furthest reaches of B.C.’s Ale Trail 

• BC Farm Crafted Cider Association’s cider row featuring a variety of cideries from across the province 

• United States Brewers Association has chosen the VCBW as their exclusive Canadian festival partner four years in a row. They are crossing the border to present 20+ breweries and 40+ beers, many of which have never been poured in Canada 

• Live interactive painting with the Vancouver Mural Festival 

• Go RV’ing presents a camp style lounge outfitted with one of their popular retro trailers 

• VIP Section catered and presented by Whole Foods Market 

• The BC Lions will have two players onsite hosting a football toss on the Saturday, and two members from the Felions Dance Team on Sunday 

• No stress transportation to the festival with dedicated Evo valet parking (attendees must plan an alternative safe ride home) 

• Live music lineup includes BBCampfire ShitkickersDead SoftEleven TwelvesFoxy MoronRain Citythe Spillionairesthe TanglersWoodheadMark Woodyard & FriendsVinyl Ritchie, Young Friend, plus the Carnival Band, Hip Hop Tricycle, DJ Sheldon Knight and DJ Hebegebe.

VCBW 2019 Festival 

• Saturday, June 8 from 2pm to 7pm, and Sunday, June 9 from 12pm to 5pm at the PNE Fairgrounds, Vancouver. Single day, weekend passes and VIP tickets available now at VancouverCraftBeerWeek.com starting at $39.

VCBW is committed to providing a safe space for all genders, ethnicities, abilities and sexual orientations to enjoy and ensuring that craft beer is promoted and appreciated responsibly by adults. All volunteers, staff, and attendees should enjoy their experience free from harassment, assault or intimidation—any such behaviour will not be tolerated. As with all VCBW events, Serving It Right rules apply—attendees must be 19+ years of age and provide two pieces of ID. VCBW guests are reminded to drink responsibly and plan a safe ride home.

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About Vancouver Craft Beer Week 

Celebrating 10 years of craft beer and craft culture, Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) has become the most anticipated beer and cider festival in Western Canada. VCBW has evolved from Canada’s first-ever craft beer week into a cultural engine that showcases music, food, art, and craft beer at events across the city starting the last Friday in May every year. VCBW 2019 kicks off on Friday, May 31, continuing throughout the week with events and programming all over the city, culminating at the historic PNE Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, where more than 100 craft breweries and cideries will be pouring 300+ beers and ciders. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit VancouverCraftBeerWeek.com.

Find Vancouver Craft Beer Week Online

Website: VancouverCraftBeerWeek.com


Facebook: /VancouverCraftBeerWeek


Twitter: @vcbw

Instagram: @vcbw


Hashtags: #VCBW #VCBW2019 #tenyearsofVCBW

thumbnail “Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2018 Festival at the PNE Fairgrounds.” courtesy Photo by Mark Yuen

 
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Brewshed Beer Fest at Hale's Ales' Palladium
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Brewshed Beer Fest at Hale's Ales' Palladium

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Washington Wild is happy to present our 6th annual Brewshed® Beer Fest! Our Brewshed Alliance partners will be pouring over 40 of their delicious beers in the festive and fun Hale’s Ales Palladium.

TICKETS:
Online Advance: $30
At the Door: $35

Each ticket gets you 8 tasting tickets, a commemorative tasting glass and of course entry. Additional drink tickets will be available for sale inside for $2 each. Guests will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite beer during the event and the winning breweries take home a custom trophy! You can keep up to date with our Facebook Event!

Food is available for purchase throughout the event from Hale's Ales Palladium Concessions by cash or credit. This is a 21+ event only, please bring valid ID. 

Come out and celebrate keeping Washington wild, green, and full of great beer! All proceeds of the event benefit Washington Wild- a conservation nonprofit making an impact throughout Washington State.

The Washington Brewshed Alliance is an outreach initiative of Washington Wild designed to help spread a simple message: protected water makes superior downstream beer. By protecting wild water sources with permanent Wilderness and Wild & Scenic River designations we are able to protect the quality and integrity of downstream Washington Beer. Come sample a wide variety of delicious beers in the perfect beer tasting atmosphere of Hale's Ales Palladium.

We'd love to see posts leading up to the event and fun pictures the day-of, use the hashtag #WABrewshedFest!

Thanks to this year's participating breweries:

2 Towns Ciderhouse
7 Seas Brewing Co.
Aslan Brewing Company
Bad Jimmy's Brewing Co.
Bale Breaker Brewing Company
Boundary Bay Brewery
Deschutes Brewery
Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
Flying Lion Brewing
Fremont Brewing
Future Primitive Brewing
Hale's Ales
Icicle Brewing Company
Jellyfish Brewing Company
Lucky Envelope Brewing
NW Peaks Brewery
Optimism Brewing Company
Pike Brewing Company
Woodinville Ciderworks

 
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Boxers & Brews at Cairn Brewing Company
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

Boxers & Brews at Cairn Brewing Company

Press Release

KENMORE, WA -- Cairn Brewing, a community-minded brewery and taproom in Kenmore, will partner with MustLuvBoxers Rescue for the Annual Boxers & Brews on June 8, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

Boxers & Brews is an annual fundraising event benefitting MustLuvBoxers Rescue held in the Cairn taproom. The event features custom tee shirts, raffles, face painting, emcee services by Heather from WARM 106.9 and a donation from Cairn of $1 per pint sold during the event. All proceeds go directly to this all-volunteer rescue. The event will also host two food trucks for the humans and the Seattle Barkery for the pups. There will be lots of boxers in attendance and all breeds are welcome.  If guests bring a donation of dog food, MustLuvBoxers will offer 2 free raffle tickets for the numerous raffle drawings through the afternoon event. Raffle prizes include gift baskets, a large plush dog bed, a variety of restaurant gift cards, and so much more!  The dog food donations will go to Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville, WA.

Chris Zanassi, MustLuvBoxers Vice President, said “We value our community partnerships so much; it’s a privilege to continue our relationship with Cairn for the benefit of Boxer rescue. The team at Cairn truly cares about animal welfare. You can feel it in their taproom and from their support of our annual fundraiser Boxers And Brews. It’s a super fun day celebrating dogs and beer!”

Jen Boyd, Cairn co-owner, said “Being part of the community is so important to the Cairn team. Support for local animal rescue efforts holds a special place in our hearts at Cairn. We adopted our own dog, Rosie, as a rescue from Homeward Pet Adoption Center in 2017. She’s a daily reminder of how important it is for every dog to have a home full of love and laughter. We’re delighted to partner with MustLuvBoxers again for a day of dog fun, fundraising, and beer! A taproom full of pups is the absolute best afternoon. ”

MustLuvBoxers Rescue strives to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome unwanted and abandoned Boxers in Washington State, including Seattle, WA and surrounding areas throughout Western Washington. MustLuvBoxers Rescue is an all-volunteer boxer dog rescue which allows for every penny brought in through donations and fundraising to directly benefit Boxer dogs in their program.  More information about MustLuvBoxers Rescue can be found at www.mustluvboxersrescue.com andhttps://www.facebook.com/Mustluvboxersrescue/.

 

Cairn Brewing is an award-winning brewery and taproom located along the Burke-Gilman Trail in Kenmore.  Featuring a broad tap list of ales and lagers brewed on-site, there are currently 18 distinct options on-tap ranging from German Pilsner to Stout (and often an off-list beer or two).  The casual setting is family and dog friendly, offers both indoor and beer garden seating, and features light snacks and daily food trucks.  Patrons are invited to view the brewing area, relax on couches or at communal tables, play games and enjoy time with family and friends while sampling freshly brewed craft beers.   More information about Cairn Brewing can be found at www.cairnbrewing.com and https://www.facebook.com/cairnbeer/.

 
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Fourth Year Anniversary Party! at Hellbent Brewing Company
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

Fourth Year Anniversary Party! at Hellbent Brewing Company

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We’ve had an inordinate amount of fun since we opened our doors only a few years ago, and, to celebrate, we’re clearing out the parking lot for another beer garden blowout! We’re showcasing four live bands, featuring Ayron Jones from 7:00pm- 9:00pm. And, we’re inviting five different food trucks. And, we’re releasing our Anniversary IPA along with several special beer releases, including some favorites we have cellared. We’re so grateful for all the support our patrons have given every one of us since 2015. Please, come down and celebrate with us! Entry is free, music is for Hellbent Patrons only. We never have a cover, and, as always, 21 and over only.

Sarah O’Dea
Always Naked
Cosmic Serenity
Ayron Jones

 
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22nd Annual Barley Cup Brewfest at McMenamins' Thompson Brewery & Public House
Jun
8
to Jun 9

22nd Annual Barley Cup Brewfest at McMenamins' Thompson Brewery & Public House

  • Thompson Brewery & Public House (map)
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image sourced from McMenamins Thompson Brewery & Public House

image sourced from McMenamins Thompson Brewery & Public House

This brewfest began 22 years ago when brewer Chris Oslin formulated the idea based on his love of hockey. This event would turn into the Stanley Cup of brewfests! The winner only holds the growing trophy temporarily before it's returned to its home at the Thompson, just like the Stanley Cup. This event turned into quite the community affair, as a local Salem Brew Club would do the judging. We think it's still a matter of public interest as the voting is now done by you! Join us and try 22 total brewfest offerings. There will be 6 ciders and 16 Ales along with a discovery hunt. Also, don't forget to drop your ballot.

 
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The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival at Memorial Stadium
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival at Memorial Stadium

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The Bash, headlined by Rancid is a day filled with craft beer and live music!

The Bash will feature up to four hours of craft beer tastings featuring over 100 craft beers, including some of the best local favorites. Festival hours will: VIP- NOON, GA- 1pm, 21+ until 4pm

This event is for those 21 years and up until 4pm. All ages after 4pm!

General Admission and VIP tickets will be available for purchase. All tickets include craft beer tasting (21+) and access to view the music stage.


On Saturday, June 8th, the producers of the acclaimed Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival alongside of Orange County Music Festival producers SGE, proudly bring you The Bash

Complimentary craft beer tastings last until 4pm.

VIP (21+) Noon-10pm

VIP (All Ages) 4pm-10pm

Festival General Admission (21+) 1pm- 10pm

Festival General Admission (All Ages) 4pm- 10pm

No In's and Out's

Complimentary tastings from over 100 craft beers until 4pm

Commemorative Festival Glass (for those 21+ that attend before 4pm)

Live Music

Dog Friendly: No

Non-Smoking: No

Wheelchair Access: Yes

ADA Viewing platform: Yes

 
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3-Way IPA Release at Beer O’Clock
Jun
7
7:00 PM19:00

3-Way IPA Release at Beer O’Clock

Press Release

[Astoria, Oregon] The concept is rock solid. Each year Fort George travels the Pacific Northwest, tastes a lot of great beer, and looks for two breweries making innovative and exciting IPAs. After the invitations are extended in late summer, the collaborators come to Astoria to hang out, share more beer, and most importantly work together on a concept for the next 3-Way IPA.

SUMMER 2019 LINEUP

For 2019, Cloudburst Brewing joined the party. This award winning Seattle brewery brings with them a ton of experience, lead by Steve Luke, the former head of experimental brewing at Elysian and creator of the Space Dust IPA recipe, among others. And they also brought the Corporate yeast strain for this year’s beer. Where did they get it? We weren’t asking any questions.

Although Ruse Brewing in Portland is only two-years-old, these folks are definitely not unknown in the brewing world. Co-Founders Devin Beware and Shaun Kalis came from Culmination Brewing before branching out on their own. And already Ruse has been voted by the Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards as both best new brewery and best small brewery in Oregon.

BETA IPA TESTING

After three days of getting to know each other in Astoria, they began the Beta IPA process with the first small batches starting in November of last year. The initial idea was to brew something in between a New England style hazy and a West Coast IPA - unfiltered with pilsner malt, red wheat, golden promise, plus ample discussions about pH levels in the whirlpool and the amounts of each hop addition.

Hops are the final and perhaps most important component to the 3-Way IPA collaboration. Sourcing the thousands of pounds needed to brew this beer can be tricky. Three hops were initially chosen - Cashmere, Idaho 7, and Citra. However, they also hatched a plan to try out different dominant dry hops in each batch, while also making minor adjustments to the rest of the recipe.

THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOR

3-Way IPA combines all of the fruit-forwardness of a hazy, but with that classic touch of bitterness from a West Coast IPA. Many Beta IPA test batches were brewed (and enjoyed) to achieve that balance. The result is a bright, citrus fruit bomb that doesn’t finish too heavy or sweet. And it also doesn’t hold back on the hops.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. As an added wrinkle to this year’s collaboration, that dry hop will also rotate throughout 3-Way IPA season. The first batches are heavily dry hopped with Citra (notes of orange juice, grapefruit zest, and bitter lemon peel). As the weeks go by, supporting hops will take a starring role. And you’ll be able to see which hop is dominant by checking the bottom of your can.

For those of you with tickets to Lupulin Ecstasy, taste the new 3-Way IPA on Saturday, May 25th at the historic Flavel Mansion & Grounds, surrounded by lupulin delights from every 3-Way IPA collaborator throughout the years. If you don’t have a ticket, unfortunately it is sold out. But 3-Way IPA will be on sale at Fort George starting Sunday, May 26th. And at the brewery, there are no limits on can sales.

Join all three collaborators for the first release parties in Seattle on Friday, May 31st at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, and in Portland at Ruse Brewing on Saturday, June 1st. Then look for 3-Way IPA cans & draft releasing at pubs & bottleshops near you, starting June 3rd. Fort George is distributed only in the Pacific Northwest.

3-WAY IPA CELEBRATIONS

Come hang out and enjoy a pint of 3-Way IPA with us. You’re guaranteed to find it on tap at these locations, on these days. Or, you can always search for Fort George beer at fortgeorgebrewery.com/beerfinder.

Friday, June 7th
7pm to 10pm
Beer O’Clock
1205 SW Washington St, Portland, OR

 
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Silver Moon F* Cancer Release Party and Fundraiser at Belmont Station
Jun
7
5:00 PM17:00

Silver Moon F* Cancer Release Party and Fundraiser at Belmont Station

Silver Moon's F* Cancer IPA is back (IN CANS!!) and we are ready to throw a party for them! This is Silver Moon's annual cancer research fundraiser and release. Proceeds from each can and keg sold will be donated to the American Cancer Society, The Knight Cancer Institute, or Ronald McDonald House of Oregon & SW Washington. Last year they were able to raise $50,162 and this year we want to beat that number! Come be a part of a good cause, a good time, and a good beer. As Silver Moon says, "together we raise a glass and a middle finger. F* CANCER"

 
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Brewing Feature with Anchorage at Beveridge Place Pub
Jun
6
to Jun 7

Brewing Feature with Anchorage at Beveridge Place Pub

Five barrel-aged Anchorage Brewing beers for you!

On draft:

An Eternity - Saison with Oregon Marionberries & Alaska Apples.

Anadromous - Sour Black Ale aged in Pinot Noir barrels.

From the bottle (glass pours and tasters):

The Experiment - Saison with wild Alaskan blueberries.

Migrating Eyes - Spelt saison aged one year in French oak.

The Tide & It's Takers Triple - Aged in Chardonnay Barrels w/ Brett

PLUS, we've discounted the To Go price

on the bottles to just $10 - including tax!

 
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Breakside Grandmammy & Grandpappy Release Night! at Pint Defiance
Jun
5
5:00 PM17:00

Breakside Grandmammy & Grandpappy Release Night! at Pint Defiance

image acquired via Creative Commons

image acquired via Creative Commons

Come celebrate the release of Breakside Brewery's latest bourbon barrel aged imperial stouts, Grandmammy & Grandpappy, on Wednesday 6/5 at Pint Defiance! We'll have bottles and draft of:

Grandmammy: The barrel-aged version of Breakside’s popular winter seasonal, Salted Caramel Stout, this vintage release has been sitting for over a year in Van Winkle wheated Bourbon barrels that were also used to house Bissell Maple Farm maple syrup.

Grandpappy: Inspired by whiskey-sauced bread pudding, this barrel-aged brew is a special variant of Grandmammy. Also aged for over a year in Van Winkle wheated Bourbon barrels that have been used to house Bissell Maple Farm maple syrup.

 
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