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 has been curated by me, and in no way covers ever single event going on throughout the month.


2018 Barrel Project Retrospective, hosted by Aslan Brewing Co

When: January 17th, 2019

Where: APEX

Entry: Free, pay as you go

What’s cool? Aslan beers on tap that have not yet been available in our region.

PDXBeerGirl January 2019 Beer Events APEX Aslan Brewing


Wolves & People 1st Annual Winterfest

When: January 19th-20th, 2019 from 12-8pm Saturday and 12-5pm Sunday
Where: Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery
Entry: Free admission, pay as you go
What’s cool? Three new barrel-aged beers to taste with some delicious wood-oven pizza will make for a warm and cozy weekend winterfest.

6th Annual Dark Days Winter Ale Fest

When: January 19th, 2019 from 2-10pm

Where: Mazama Brewing

Entry: $30

What’s cool? Winter styles from a variety of Oregon breweries + more rare Mazama brews. It’s a great brewfest to serve the area.

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4th Annual Barrel Aged Beer Fest and Axe Throwing

When: January 25th-27th, 2019 from 12pm-12am

Where: The Civic Taproom and Bottle Shop

Entry: Free, Drink tickets are $2 each or 12 for $20

What’s cool? A slew of interesting barrel-aged beers available in a range of tasting sizes. Also, AXE THROWING.

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PDXBeerGirl January 2019 Beer Events Civic Taproom


6th Annual NW Coffee Beer Invitational

When: January 26th, 2019 from 12-7pm

Where: Goose Hollow Inn

Entry: $20 for 10 tickets & festival glass

What’s cool? 20 coffee themed brews, made just for this festival. Live music + savory bites to compliment the experience. Plus, the entries will be judged!

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Bailey’s Taproom 10th Annual Cellarfest

When: January 26th, 2019 from 12pm-12am
Where: Bailey’s Taproom
Entry: Free admission, pay as you go
What’s cool? Heading into their 10th Cellarfest, owner Geoff Phillips is still hard at work. Geoff has organized an extensive list of about 20 different beers with plenty of variety to find your favorite.

Beer School at Belmont Station

When: January 26th, 2019 from 1-6pm; Session 1: 1-3pm, Session 2: 3:30-6pm

Where: Belmont Station

Entry: $60, $75, or $115 for both sessions

What’s cool? Two different educational sessions led by Master Cicerone and Brewmaster Rich Higgins. You’ll get a chance to learn about off-flavors, the Deductive Beer Tasting method, or both!

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Barrel Aged Beer Festival hosted by Rock Bottom Brewery

When: January 26th, 2019 from 1-5pm

Where: Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Entry: $35 for 10, 4oz tastes, souvenir glass, appetizers, and a tour

What’s cool? Rock Bottom is bringing back all of their barrel-aged beers to be tried in one sitting. Besides tasting beer, get a guided tour from Brewmaster Todd Britt. Their brewing space is funky, you’ll be delighted to see it.

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3rd Annual Holiday Hangover

When: January 26th, 2019 from 1-7pm

Where: Hood River Elks Lodge #1507

Entry: $20-$25 for a glass + 10 tickets

What’s cool? This event is hosted by the Breweries in the Gorge, offering multiple brews from each location. I went to this last year, and had a blast! Tasty beer, food, and a DJ.

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5th Annual Salem Winter Brewfest

When: January 30th, 2019-February 2nd, 2019; 4-10pm Wednesday, 4-10pm Thursday, 4-11pm Saturday, 11am-11pm Sunday

Where: Oregon State Capitol Building

Entry: Free-$25, pricing differs per day and is cheaper when purchased in advance

What’s cool? Beer, cider, live music, and a great view.

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Harry Potter Inspired Beer Festival

When: February 1st & February 15th, 2019 both SOLD OUT

Where: Castaway Portland

Entry: $35

What’s cool? Ummm, do I even need to tell you why this is cool??? The live music is from DJ Dumbledore and the Slytherin Sisters. Hogwarts-styled hangouts. Holiday themed beers. Adult Butter Beer!

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