Events

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 […]

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl & Ex Novo Brewing

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl & Ex Novo Brewing

Night Out with PDXBeerGirl is an event aimed at giving you an exclusive tour, tasting, and pairing at some of Holly’s favorite craft beer spots around Portland. I chose Ex Novo Brewing because they have an awesome brewery experience, quality beer, and wonderfully nice people that run […]

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, […]

Upcoming July Openings and Anniversaries

Upcoming July Openings and Anniversaries

There’s a lot going on this weekend. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Brewery Openings Ruse Brewing Grand Opening When: July 14th, 2018 from 12pm-9pm Where: 4784 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202 What’s cool? All the beer, music, and food that your heart […]

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, […]

Oregon Cider Week Kicks Off June 21st

Oregon Cider Week Kicks Off June 21st

The seventh annual Oregon Cider Week begins tomorrow, with events all around Oregon. I was invited to a preview tasting yesterday evening, and got the scoop on all the ciders and events. I tasted more ciders than I care to count, but was assisted by […]