Brewery News: OR: Eugene: Oakshire Brewing announces return of Hellshire Day and release date of Hellshire V

Press Release

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EUGENE, OR ... – Oakshire Brewing will release Hellshire V, the brewery’s fifth barrel-aged beer under the Hellshire label, on Saturday, March 14, 2015.  To celebrate this release and the craft of barrel-aging, Oakshire will host a Second Annual Hellshire Day & Barrel-Aged Beer Fest at its Public House, on Madison Street in Eugene.  The beer festival will include offerings from Oakshire’s barrel-aging cellar, as well as dozens of barrel-aged beers from breweries around the country.  Sales of 22 oz. wax-dipped Hellshire V bottles will be available at the festival at Oakshire’s Public House, beginning at 11 a.m.

Regarding the Hellshire V release, Brewmaster Matt Van Wyk said, "We received some very nice Knob Creek Bourbon barrels at the beginning of the year and formulated a Strong Stout that will marry perfectly with the bourbon and vanilla notes from the barrels. This year's blend tastes great."
The Hellshire Day & Barrel-Aged Beer Fest will include live music by local bands and food served up by local food carts.  Entry fee to the festival will include a commemorative Hellshire V tasting glass and sampling tokens, with more available for purchase.  

Last year’s breweries at the festival included:
Oregon: Ninkasi, Block 15, Breakside, Flat Tail, Boneyard, Hopworks, Double Mountain, Logsdon, Cascade, The Commons, De Garde. 

National: Crooked Stave, Anchorage Brewing, Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey, Pizza Port Carlsbad, 5050, Beachwood BBQ, Firestone Walker, Elliot Bay, Two Brothers Brewing, Haymarket Brewing, Half-Acre, Off Color Brewing, Pipeworks Brewing, Trinity Brewing, Perennial Artisan Ales, Cigar City Brewing, Three Floyd’s and Surly. 

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About Oakshire Brewing: Craftsmanship Defined
Oakshire Brewing of Eugene, OR, is small batch community inspired brewery founded in October 2006 with the goals of brewing the highest quality craft beer while providing exceptional customer service. Oakshire has become regionally and nationally recognized for consistently brewing fresh, unique and delicious beers in Oregon's lower Willamette Valley. The name Oakshire represents our core values: Strength, like the enduring oak; Independence, which fuels our innovation; and Community, remembering our place within the whole. Oakshire’s Brewing’s Public House and tasting room is located at 207 Madison Street and the brewery and barrel-aging facility are located nearby at 1055 Madera Street, both in Eugene, OR.
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