Brewfest

January 2019 Beer Event Roundup

January 2019 Beer Event Roundup

Well hello, January 2019. Have you recovered from the Holidays? I’m almost there, and I think drinking boozy barrel-aged beers over several weekends might do the trick. Plus, I miss my beer friends! Below you’ll find a selection of events happening around Oregon. This list […]

Best Beers from the 2018 Holiday Ale Festival

Best Beers from the 2018 Holiday Ale Festival

Each year, the Pioneer Courthouse Square in Downtown Portland is transformed for the Holiday Ale Festival. It looks so different, that it’s hard to recognize where you are once you’re inside. This festival is one of my favorites, as it showcases rich, seasonal beers from […]

Willamette Week’s 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am

Willamette Week’s 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am

The 6th Annual Beer + Cider Pro/Am is set for this Sunday at the Leftbank Annex in North Portland. It’s a unique event that brings together a professional brewer with an amateur one to create one-off brews that are only available at the festival. During […]

Fresh Hop & Oktoberfest Celebrations 2018

Fresh Hop & Oktoberfest Celebrations 2018

Fall beer events are something I look forward to all Summer. They coincide with a change in the weather, as well as a shift in beer styles. Hop harvests began two weeks ago in the Willamette Valley, spurring the beginning of fresh hop beer season. […]

Brews for New Avenues Returns for Seventh Year

Brews for New Avenues Returns for Seventh Year

Brews for New Avenues is a fundraising event for New Avenues for Youth, a Portland-based non-profit dedicated to the prevention and intervention of youth homelessness. It consists of a series of events that lead up to Saturday’s rare beer auction, the largest of its kind in […]

Oregon Brewers Festival kicks off July 26th, 2018

Oregon Brewers Festival kicks off July 26th, 2018

July is Craft Beer Month in Oregon, with the Oregon Brewers Festival landing on the last weekend. This year there are a few differences, though. Don’t worry, I’m here to help! 31st Annual Oregon Brewers Festival Where: Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 300 SW Naito Parkway, […]

McMenamins Edgefield to Host Inaugural Brewfest

McMenamins Edgefield to Host Inaugural Brewfest

Well look at this… Edgefield is all grown up and hosting their first brewfest! The event will feature special releases from their brewery, along with 100 other options from breweries and cideries in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll also be able to tour the Edgefield brewery, […]

SheBrew Beer Festival 2018

SheBrew Beer Festival 2018

The 4th Annual SheBrew Beer Festival took place on March 3rd, 2018 at the Buckman Coffee Factory in Southeast Portland, Oregon. The event was hosted by the Human Rights Campaign and the Oregon Brew Crew, with proceeds going towards support of LGBTQ equality measures. The […]

Festival of Dark Arts 2018

Festival of Dark Arts 2018

Fort George Brewery’s Festival of Dark Arts took place on February 17th, 2018 from 12-10pm. Aimed at embracing Stout Month, the festival featured over 60 stout samples from Oregon breweries and beyond. Some beers are brewed specifically for the event, while others are yearly staples. […]

Holiday Ale Festival 2017

Holiday Ale Festival 2017

The Holiday Ale Festival kicked off this week! This year’s 22nd Annual event took place from November 29th, 2017-December 3rd, 2017 at the Pioneer Courthouse Square in Downtown Portland. Over 55 different beers, ciders, or meads are specialty brewed or blended for this event, making it […]