The Oregon Garden Brewfest has released the lineup for its 9th annual event, taking place April 26 through 28 at The Oregon Garden’s Grand Hall. A record 62 breweries will be presenting their products, for a total of 125 beers, ciders and mead. Event hours are Noon to 11 pm Friday & Saturday, and Noon to 6 pm Sunday. Located in the historic town of Silverton, just an hour’s drive from the Portland metropolitan area, the Oregon Garden Brewfest also features live music from 22 area bands, food, tasting lessons by Women Enjoying Beer and a homebrew competition presented by Capitol Brewers.
Advance admission includes a one-day pass for $15 that features a tasting glass, seven tasting tickets, and express entry; a three-day pass for $30 that includes a tasting glass, 15 tasting tickets, and express entry; and a VIP pass for $50 that includes a tasting glass, 45 tasting tickets, a T shirt and a food voucher. Advance sales are available at http://ogbf2013.blogspot.com. Tickets at the door are $15 for one-day entry and increase to $20 after 5pm, and include five tasting tickets. Three-day entry at the door is $30 and includes 10 tasting tickets and no express entry, and VIP entry is $50 and includes 35 tickets and no express entry. Designated drivers pay a cover charge of $5 and receive a bottled water. Once inside, a full glass of beer costs four tickets, and a taster costs one ticket. Additional tasting tickets may be purchased for $1 apiece. The event is cash only, with an ATM on-site. Parking at The Oregon Garden is $5 per car; free shuttles will be available to various locations in town. The Oregon Garden Brewfest is for ages 21 and over on Friday and Saturday; minors are welcome all hours on Sunday.
And without further ado, the tap list!
10 Barrel Brewing Co | Apocalypse IPA & Wheat IPA
2 Towns Ciderhouse | The Incider & The Bad Apple
21st Amendment | Bitter American & Hell or High WaterMelon Wheat
Alameda Brewing Co | Black Bear XX Stout & Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA
Base Camp Brewing Co | Ripstop Rye Pils & In-Tents India Pale Lager
Batch 19 | Batch 19 Pre-Prohibition Style Lager
Blue Dog Mead | Green Collar Mead & Yellow Collar Mead
Blue Moon Brewing Co | Belgian Style White Ale & Valencia Grove Amber Ale
Brew Werks Brewing | Neurotic Blonde & Rabble Rouser Red
BridgePort Brewing Co | Smooth Ryed & Hop Czar
Calapooia Brewing Co | Chili Beer & Big Aft Pale Ale
Cascade Brewing | Razberry Wheat & Oblique Coffee Black & White Stout
Widmer Brothers Brewing | Alchemy Pale Ale & Hopside Down IPL
Play it smart and play it safe: The Oregon Garden Resort is offering two room packages | the Brewer’s Dinner Package for $219 is available on April 25 and includes accommodations, two tickets to the Brewer’s Dinner, breakfast for two the next morning, and two one-day tickets to the Brewfest on April 26. The Brewfest Package for $189 is available April 25 through April 28 and includes accommodations, breakfast for two, two one-day tickets to the Brewfest and two food booth vouchers. Reservations are available at http://oregongardenresort.com/Packages.htm or call 503-874-2500.
Sponsors of the event include Venti’s Café & Basement Bar, Pepsi, Wave Broadband, The Ulven Companies, Lucky Eagle Casino and Raen Brew. For more information about the event, visit http://ogbf2013.blogspot.com. If you have questions, let me know – cheers!
The Oregon Garden Brewfest (#ogbf) will take place April 26th from noon-11pm, April 27th from noon-11pm and April 28th from noon-6pm at the beautiful Oregon Garden in Silverton.