On a brisk Saturday in November, Wilsonville’s McMenamins will herald the return of the Boones Ferry Autumn Fest.
We're back for the sixth year with more than 20 different beers and ciders that are perfect for the season. Help choose the best beer or cider of the bunch, whose maker will be awarded the famed Boone's Ferryman oar trophy. We'll have beer and cider from McMenamins and local guests, and live music!
With doors opening at 11 am, guest will have the option to purchase a brewed onsite McMenamins beer or one of 20 unique beers and ciders from breweries both nearby and across the state, including:
Ancestry Brewing Hazy Pale. A 5.6% ABV Fall Pale Ale
Bent Shovel Brewing International Waters. A 8.5% ABV Rum Barrel-Aged American Strong Ale
Breakside Brewery Amateur Hour Red IPA. A 6.3% ABV India Red Ale
Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Brewery Black Barrel. A 8% ABV Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Culmination Brewing’s Bier De Garde
Edgefield Brewery’s Peach Pie Berliner Weisse. A 6.32% ABV Berliner Weisse with peaches and rum-soaked cinnamon sticks
Fort George Brewery’s Magnanimous. A 7% ABV India Pale Ale
John Barleycorns Brewery’s Coco Porter. A 5.55% ABV Chocolate Porter
Level Beer Vienna Lager
pFriem Family Brewers’ Rauch Helles. A unique 4.8% Smoked Helles Lager
SunRiver Brewing’s Shred Head. A 7.4% Winter Warmer
Thompson Brewery’s Oregon Night. A 5.68% Boysenberry Ale with Tequila-soaked Peppers
Vanguard Brewing’s Blackberry LPR. A 8.5% Imperial Stout.
Wayfinder Beer Time Spiral. A 5.5% Munich Dunkel
Wilsonville Brewery’ Blood on the Hops Double IPA. A 9.03% Double IPA
Anthem Cider’s Honeycrisp. A 5.5% Cider.
Vanilla Bean Pear from AVID Cider Co.
Bauman's Cider Oregon Cranberry Cider weighing in at 6.70%
Portland Cider Company Pumpkin Spice. A 5.5% Spiced Cider
Nectar Creek Mead’s Top Bar. A Coffee Session Mead at 6.5%
Besides live music from the Garcia Birthday Band, two presentations will be held starting at 11 am with “Walt Morey: Oregon Author”, an un-moderated slideshow presentation showcasing the life and times of one of Oregon’s iconic children’s books writers. Shortly after, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm, guests are encouraged to listen to panelists present “Women in Brewing: A Discussion with McMenamins Employees”. Listen to McMenamins employees both current former as they share their experiences as well as take audience questions.
Finally, the brewery encourages its guests to take advantage of brewery tours (from 1 pm to 5 pm), spirit and wine tastings (from 2 pm to 6 pm), and of course live music from 7 pm to 10 pm.
For more event information, visit the brewery at McMenamins Wilsonville Old Church & Pub, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, in Wilsonville (Oregon) or goto https://www.mcmenamins.com/event.aspx?id=183230.