Portland’s Inaugural Lagerfest

Lagerfest 2013

 

This weekend marks the launch of Portland’s Inaugural Lagerfest in Southeast Portland. Being held Saturday and Sunday on the street in front of White Owl Social Club at SE 8t and SE Main, this first ever Lagerfest will showcase the easy drinking, crisp lagers. Lagerfest takes place August 24th and 25th from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

More than 40 breweries will showcase over 55 of their lagers this weekend.  Each brewery will provide their own sophisticated take on the classic lager beer. “Lagerfest is where cheap beer crushing meets finely crafted brew making. It’s a celebration of the lager–everyone’s very first introduction to beer, the one that takes us all back to our younger days when beer meant something cheap and in a can.”

To make this fest more enticing there will be a few beers making their Portland debut. From Eugene, Hop Valley Brewing is sending up their Experimental Lager and Oakshire Brewing is providing ‘Merica, their take on a domestic lager. Astoria’s Fort George Brewery has a special delivery of Down 5 Lager for this weekends festivities.

 

Oakshire's 'Merica

 

Below is the complete beer list:

  • 10 BARREL – Pilsner
  • ALAMEDA – Pilsner
  • ANDERSON VALLEY- El Steinber
  • BASECAMP - In Tents
  • BASECAMP - Northwest Fest
  • BASECAMP - Oak Juice
  • BASECAMP – Acclimator Doppelbock
  • BASECAMP – Uncommon Ground Dunkel
  • BASECAMP – Rauch The Boat
  • BITBURGER – Bitburger
  • BREAKSIDE – Float
  • BRIDGEPORT – Mahogany Lager
  • BUCKMAN BOTANICAL BREWERY – Wild Rice Pils
  • BURNSIDE BREWING – 4449 Common Lager
  • CASCADE LAKES – Paulina Pilsner
  • COALITION – Unnamed Experimental Lager*
  • DESCHUTES – Experimental Batch
  • ELYSIAN Discount Double Czech*
  • EPIC – Pfeifferhorn Lager
  • EPIC – Hop Syndrome
  • EVERYBODY’S BREWING – Local Logger
  • FIRESTONE WALKER – Pivo Pils
  • FORT GEORGE – Down 5 Lager
  • FULL SAIL – 26th Anniversary Cascadian Pils
  • FULL SAIL – Oktoberfest Marzen
  • FULL SAIL – Black Bock
  • FULL SAIL – Session Lager
  • GIGANTIC – Dark Meddle
  • GILGAMESH – Filbert Lager
  • HEATER ALLEN – Octoberfest
  • HOP VALLEY – Czech Your Head
  • HOP VALLEY – Experimental Batch*
  • HOP VALLEY – 541 Lager
  • HOPWORKS URBAN BREWERY – Totally RADler
  • LAGUNITAS – Pils
  • LAURELWOOD – Bohemian Pils
  • LOMPOC – El Comandante
  • LOMPOC – SaazAll Pilsner
  • MAUI – Bikini Blonde Lager
  • MONTUCKY COLD SNACKS – Lager (Cans)
  • NINKASI – Pravada Bohemian Pils
  • OAKSHIRE – ‘Merica
  • OCCIDENTAL – Dortmunder
  • OLD TOWN BREWING – Swartzbier
  • OLD TOWN BREWING – Dortmunder
  • PFRIEM – Pilsner
  • ROGUE – Black Lager
  • RUSTY TRUCK – Low Rider Lager
  • SIERRA NEVADA – Foam
  • SILVER MOON – Bridge Creek Pilsner
  • TRUMER – Trumer Pils
  • UINTA – Baba Lager
  • WALKING MAN – Flip Flop Pils
  • WIDMER – India Pale Lager
  • WORTHY – Helles Bock

With this stellar lineup of beer how can you go wrong? Even a few hopheads may want to peek around the White Owl Social Club this weekend.

The $20 entrance fee includes ten free tastings along with a Lagerfest beer drinking mug. Killer food is provided by Eastside Deli and White Owl Social Club. Go to the Mercury Stranger Tickets online to buy now in advance at a discounted price.

A portion of the proceeds of the Oregon Lagerfest goes to the Pixie Project & 91.1 XRAY.fm

Volunteers are also needed for all shifts. Go to the Lagerfest website to find more details and the great gift pack you receive for your generous time.

So do yourself a favor and come out and enjoy the world’s most popular style of beer. These lagers will be a great way to celebrate the dog days of summer.

 

Details:

Saturday, August 24th & Sunday, August 25th.
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
White Owl Social Club
SE 8th and SE Main
Portland, OR 97214

 

Lagerfest 2013 Beer List

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  1. Lara jones August 25, 2013 9:14 pm

    Great fair, thanks!!

    Must know how to find Ann the Dinosaur Reader. She was brilliant and amazing and id love her contact Info if possible. website, facebook, anything. She’s rad(ler)

    Thanks, Lara

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