Horse Brass Pub’s 38th Anniversary on Saturday

left to right: Horse Brass founder Don Younger, Fred Eckhardt, and Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman

Horse Brass founder Don Younger, Fred Eckhardt, and Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman

Beer lovers of Portland are going to be able to kick off the month of November with a bang! We here at Brewpublic are still recovering from Killer Beer Week but beer events keep rolling in and still must be attended.

On Saturday, November 1st, all one needs to do is set their sights on Southeast Portland to take advantage of a couple of solid beer events with Día De Los Muertos Festival De Cervezas (All Souls Day Beer Festival) at Bazi Bierbrasserie and Imperial Bottleshop along with the Horse Brass Pub’s 38th Anniversary.  Read More…


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Oakshire’s 8th Anniversary & National Learn to Homebrew Day

Oakshire 8th Anniversary Ale

Gearing up to celebrate their 8th Anniversary this weekend is Eugene’s Oakshire Brewing. On Saturday, November 1st, Oakshire will be celebrating their 8th year of brewing at their Public House with a special beer release, Oakshire 8.

As with their past few anniversaries, Oakshire is releasing a rare bottle release to coincide with this milestone. Oakshire 8 is a barrel-aged Belgian-style ale that is brewed with cherries and brettanomyces. On Saturday this limited release will be available on draft and in 750ml cork and cage bottles. Read More…


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The Commons Brewery Takes Over the Taps at Handsome Pizza

The Commons & Handsome Pizza

The taps have just been installed at Handsome Pizza in North Portland and the taps will be flowing for the first time with some beers from The Commons Brewery. Tonight, October 30th, The Commons will be the first beers to pour through the new draft system here at this popular pizza food cart on North Killingsworth and Greely beginning at 5:00pm. Read More…


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Full Sail Brewing Releases “27” Wheatwine Ale for their 27th Anniversary

Full Sail 27 Wheatwine

Hood River, OregonFull Sail Brewing Company has released a special beer, “27 Wheatwine Ale,” brewed with 100% Wheat Malt to celebrate their 27th anniversary.

“As a brewer that believes deeply in environmental responsibility, Full Sail made the decision several years ago to invest in a mash filter. This investment saves over a million gallons of watera year and as a brewer there is nothing more sustainable than reducing our water use impact. Not only does it save lots of water but it also lets us brew some very tasty and unique beers,” said Jamie Emmerson, Full Sail’s Executive Brewmaster. Read More…


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This post was written by D.J. Paul on October 30, 2014

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Block 15 Announces Figgy Pudding Bottle Release and New Brewery & Taproom

Block 15 Brewery in Corvallis, Oregon

With word that Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery has broken ground on their new production brewery and taproom in south Corvallis with a tentative opening date of June 2015, the brewery also has set the date for their next highly coveted bottle releases. On November 22nd, Block 15 will release Figgy Pudding, Framboise Black, and Giving Thanks.

It may be some time for Block 15′s new facility to open at 3415 SW Deschutes Ave, by the old DMV building in Corvallis. But in the meantime they do have another set of bottle releases and brunch that’s coming up next month. Read More…


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Lagunitas Is So Borning as they release Born Yesterday – Fresh Hop


Lagunitas Born Yesterday Fresh Hop

Though we are in the last week of October, Lagunitas Brewing Company has released their new fresh hop beer aptly named Born Yesterday. This limited release will be hitting store shelves and draft handles in Oregon, Washington, and California this week in 6-Packs and on draft.

Born Yesterday was bottled a mere day ago and just hit our excited hands…er mouth. The basis of Born Yesterday is a re-born version of New DogTown Pale, just with some major fresh hop additions. The kind that gets us hopheads all excited. Read More…


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19th Annual Holiday Ale Festival Beer List Revealed

Holiday Ale Festival

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oct. 28, 2014 – Tickets are now on sale for the 19th annual Holiday Ale Festival, taking place Dec. 3 through Dec. 7 at Pioneer Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown Portland. The popular event will feature 53 big, bold ales in the main festival, plus another two dozen rare, vintage and specialty beers that will be tapped at various times throughout the event — including a vintage draft J. W. Lees 2009 Harvest Ale barleywine to be tapped at the start of the event. Read More…


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KillerBeerFest 6 Epilogue: The High Kaliber Revenge

Angelo the Mad Schemer

Angelo the Mad Schemer

By Michael O’Connor

If you’re reading this, I’ve done it. I’ve successfully hacked into Brewpublic’s website and posted this report from the frontlines. I know what Angelo is doing and I need your help to stop it… although it may already be too late.

My name is Michael O’Connor. You probably know me in my role as contributor to the Internet’s actual best beer news website, Read More…


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Elysian’s Inaugural Great Pumpkin Belmont Beer Crawl


Still looking to sample Elysian Brewing’s pumpkin beers? If so you’re in luck as Elysian will host their Inaugural Great Pumpkin Belmont Beer Crawl on Thursday, October 30th beginning at 7:00pm.

This is a great way to kick off the Halloweekend while joining Elysian Brewing for their Inaugural Great Pumpkin Beer Crawl that will make its way down Belmont Street. Read More…


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Fort George’s Java the Hop Returns as Winter Seasonal

Fort George Java The Hop


One of our favorite winter releases from last year makes its triumphant return this week. Astoria’s Fort George Brewery has once again teamed up with Coava Coffee Roasters for the return of Java the Hop.

Last year Fort George Brewery and Coava Coffee Roasters collaborated on a beer with a goal of creating an IPA with huge coffee aromatics, yet without the roastiness and dark color of your typical coffee beer. Beginning this week, Java the Hop is back – with a new coffee bean, a different hop, and the same signature 16-oz can with the burlap backround. Read More…


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