Imperial Bottle Shop and Taproom Craft Brewers Conference Week of Events

Imperial Bottle Shop and Taproom

Imperial Bottle Shop and Taproom has now announced its events during the upcoming Craft Brewers Conference here in Portland taking place from April 14th through April 17th. Each night Imperial will host a different themed event.

The week of CBC kicks off with Stone Flight Night on April 14th that will feature two different flight options from Stone Brewing along with a homemade snack with each flight. Then on April 15th, Fort George Brewery will be featuring 14 of its best beers and can be purchased in a 40 oz drink ticket package that includes a FREE ½ order of famous Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings from Pok Pok. The fun continues on April 16th when Running Man Distributing will take over all of the taps at Imperial. On this evening one will be able to drink beers from highly rated Bell’s Brewery and Founders Brewing both from Michigan alongside beers from Brooklyn based Sixpoint Brewery and locals such as Stickmen, Astoria Brewing, Ex Novo, and others. Imperial will close out the week of CBC on April 17th with a Pop Up Dinner featuring The Bruery and its beers paired with food from Coquine Supper Club.

Here are more details on these four events at Imperial Bottle Shop and Taproom.

Stone Brewing Imperial CBC Event

Stone Flight Night
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 / 6 – 10PM

Imperial will be offering two vertical flights of big beers from Stone Brewing Co., each paired with a sample of their delicious homemade snacks (a futile effort to keep people somewhat sober). Purchase one flight for $12 or both for $22.

Flight 1 – Odd Year Imperial Russian Stout

  • 2011 Belgo-Anise Imperial Russian Stout
  • 2013 Espresso Imperial Russian Stout
  • 2015 Imperial Russian Stout
  • 2015 Chai Imperial Russian Stout
  • Candied Imperial Russian Stout Hazelnuts

Flight 2 – Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine

  • 2013 Old Guardian
  • 2014 Old Guardian
  • 2015 Old Guardian
  • 2015 Extra Hoppy Old Guardian
  • Chipotle Bacon Chex Mix (Thai-pistachios available for vegetarians

Fort George Imperial CBC Event

40 oz. to Fort George (plus free Pok Pok Wings!)
Wednesday, April 15th / 5-10PM

Fort George Brewery is taking over all of Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom’s beer taps for one night of raging fun! Not only will you get the chance to enjoy 14 awesome brews from Astoria, but the first 80 lucky beer lovers that buy a 40 oz drink ticket package (10 tickets) for $15 will also get a FREE ½ order of famous Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings from Pok Pok!

Wings will start to be delivered in waves at 6:00 PM, and be served until gone.

Tap list to include:

  • Bourbon Barrel Cavatica Stout
  • Kentucky Girl Imperial Stout
  • Shot in the Dark Imperial Stout
  • Nitro Nut Red
  • Working Girl Coffee Porter
  • Divinity Berry Wheat
  • Beta IPA 8.? (that is, the 3-Way prototype!)
  • Overdub IPA
  • Omegatex Imperial IPA
  • Plazm Saison
  • Feier Helles Lager
  • Steigern Dunkel
  • John & Tim’s I2PA
  • Lay Low Pale Ale

Running Man Imperial Tap Takeover CBC

Running Man Tap Takeover with special guests Bell’s and Founders
Thursday, April 16th / 5 – 10 PM

PDX’s own Running Man Distributing is taking over Imperial taps, including some special guest taps from Bell’s Brewery and Founders Brewing including:

  • Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
  • Bell’s Wild One Flemish Red
  • Founder’s Red’s Rye IPA
  • Founder’s Blushing Monk Raspberry Belgian Ale
  • Stickmen Mmmmm…. Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter
  • Mazama Cherry Saison
  • Ex Novo specialty TBD
  • Sixpoint Altbier
  • Sixpoint Resin IIPA
  • Astoria Midnight Oil CDL
  • Alter Ego Brute Raspberry Cider
  • Hi-Wheel Blackberry Habanero Fizzy Wine
  • More TBA

The Bruery Dinner

The Bruery Pop-Up Beer Pairing Dinner with Coquine
Friday, April 17th / 6-9PM

Imperial will be closing their doors for a special three hour private event on Friday, April 17th as they graciously host The Bruery and Coquine Supper Club for a 6-course, pop-up beer pairing dinner. 40 lucky diners will feast on a menu of rustic, yet avant-garde seasonal cuisine paired with word-class beers:

1) “Jardiniere” – a new Belgian pale ale, crisp & refreshing

House made ricotta and fava bean crostini with pea blossoms and lemon

2) “Sourrento” – a limoncello-inspired sour blonde with lemon & lactose

Smoked green farro with artichokes, schmaltz, rosemary and brown butter bread crumbs

3) “Loakal” – oaked American Red Ale generally only available in Orange County

Roasted carrots with creme fraiche, oats, benne seed, aleppo pepper, and crispy pig ear

4) “Geriatric Hipster Club” – beer equivalent of an Old-Fashioned; oak, bitters, orange peel

Beef tartare with Douglas Fir and hazelnuts

5) “Tart of Darkness with Cherries & Vanilla” – sour stout aged in oak barrels with tart cherries and vanilla beans

Duck confit with cannelini beans, Amarena cherry glaze, fennel and caraway

6) “Freckle” – mole-spiced imperial stout

Carolina Gold Rice Pudding with cinnamon, vanilla, orange, and dark chocolate

Tickets are only $75 per person (18% gratuity added for a total of $88.50). For reservations, please email or call Imperial at 971.302.6899 between noon – 5PM.

Imperial Bottle Shop
3090 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202