Events

Brewvana, A New Tour Route Experience

Brewvana, A New Tour Route Experience

What is Brewvana & Why Did I Take a Tour? Brewvana was founded by Ashley Salvitti in 2011 as a way to guide people in the many choices available in the Portland beer scene. She aimed to create something educational, but also fun. The premise […]

Beer Events – April 2018

Beer Events – April 2018

April showers bring May flowers out the beer drinkers. It’s the time of the year where Oregon can’t decide if it wants to be sunny or rainy within the same hour, which usually drives me to those treasured indoor spots. Spring beers are popping up […]

Pints for Parkinson’s 2018

Pints for Parkinson’s 2018

Pints for Parkinson’s is an annual fundraising event held by the Brian Grant Foundation. Back for it’s third year, it aims to help support the foundation’s efforts in providing tools to improve the well being of people with Parkinson’s. Pint Passports are available for $25 […]

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 […]

Beer Events – March 2018

Beer Events – March 2018

March is oh so green, but the beer festivals dark. Of course St. Patrick’s Day dominates the middle of the month, but there are several other festivals and anniversaries that promise a good time. The list below is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather to […]

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. […]

Beer Events – February 2018

Beer Events – February 2018

February is all about showing the love! Zwickelmania is probably one of the largest events for breweries of the year, where they open their doors for tours and tastings on two separate weekends. This month also happens to include my birthday, and I’ve helped collaborate […]

Beer Events – January 2018

Beer Events – January 2018

Now that the hustle and bustle of the Holidays is over with, it’s time to settle back into a more normal beer drinking routine: Staying inside drinking dark, winter brews. Shall we? The list below is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather to highlight noteworthy […]

Beer Events – November 2017

Beer Events – November 2017

The Holidays are sneaking up, which means family gatherings and dark winter beers. The familiar rains are back as well, but beer events are present to entertain and keep the spirits up! I’m delighted to attend festivities this month, there’s quite a few creative things […]

Willamette Week’s Beer & Cider Pro/Am 2017

Willamette Week’s Beer & Cider Pro/Am 2017

Willamette Week’s 5th Annual Beer & Cider Pro/Am took place on October 14th, 2017 at District East in SE Portland. The event paired sixteen professional brewers with amateur brewers (usually a home brewer or enthusiast), and challenged them to come up with a beer recipe […]