Annual Firkin Fest at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 2nd at the Green Dragon.The Firkin Fest will feature unique beers from breweries including Firestone Walker, Good Life, Lompoc, Fire on the Mountain, Silver Moon, Rogue Ales,Track Town Ales, Columbia River, Green Dragon Brew Crew, Buckman Botanical Brewery, and the Rogue Farmstead Brewery, with more being added each week.
Each brewery will present a beer of its choice, prepared in the traditional English cask-style. Unlike most draft beers, Firkin beers
are unpasteurized, unfiltered, naturally carbonated in the cask, and served at cellar temperature, approximately 55 degrees.
In addition to showcasing these rare beers, the Green Dragon will provide a sampling of artisan cheeses, chocolates, and meats.
The event will be held in two, three hour sessions. The first will run from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The second session will run from
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Admission is $10, which includes five drink tickets. Tasters will be one ticket each, 8oz pours will be two
tickets each.Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
This is a charity event that benefits the Buckman Elementary School and is sponsored by Food Services of America.
The Green Dragon has been named by DRAFT Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Beer Bars in America” and is listed by Imbibe
Magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Drink Beer in America.” The Green Dragon is located at 928 SE 9th Avenue, Portland,
Oregon. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.rogue.com, or in person or by phone at the Green Dragon at
This post was written by admin on June 2, 2012