Von Ebert Brewing Glendoveer to Host 4th Annual Kriekfest + Kriekfest Beer Dinner

The 4th annual Kriekfest returns that final weekend of June with an expanded edition that includes a Kriekfest Beer Dinner and a new home at Von Ebert Brewing – Glendoveer in Portland.

For the fourth year the annual festival that brings together the largest assortment of barrel-aged cherry beers leaves the Hood River area and arrives in the far eastern reaches of the Rose City. Once again Kriekfest will feature cherry beers, ciders, meads, and sparkling cherry wines

Held on the patio of the Glendoveer Pro Shop, Kriekfest will take place on Saturday June 29th from 11:30am-7:00pm. Prior to the festival, the inaugural Kriekfest Beer Dinner will take place at Von Ebert on Friday, June 28th beginning at 6:30pm. This 5-course cherry themed beer dinner was conceived by Executive Chef Jackson Wyatt and Kriekfest organizer Brian Yaeger.

Kriekfest Beer Dinner Menu:
? Course One
Chicken Liver Mousse Toast with Pickled Cherries, Sherried Shallots + Herbs on Toasted Brioche
?: Great Notion Orchard Reserve, 6%
Pinot Noir-aged saison w/ tart Montmorency cherries

? Course Two
Cherrywood Smoked Chicken Wing with Bee Local Cherrywood Smoked Honey Glaze, Cornmeal Waffle + Spiced Maple Syrup
?: The Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme, 11%
Bourbon-aged Brett Brown ale fermented w/ Raisins, Candi Sugar and…Sour Cherries

? Course Three
Arugula + Cherry Salad with Goat Cheese, Smoked Almonds, Mint, Parsley + Scallion with Cherry Mustard Vinaigrette
?: Modern Times Revolution of the Moon, 6.3%
Sour Blond aged in wine barrels w/ cherry & vanilla

? Course Four
Pork Tenderloin, Braised Belly + Shoulder Croquette with Creamy Polenta, Smoked Cherries + Farro Salad
?: Upright Hearts’ Beat 8%
Fermented in oak casks full of Brooks cherries

? Course Five
Sour Cream Clafoutis w/ Cherries, Creme Anglais + Cherrywood Smoked Salt
?: Cascade Cerise Noyaux 6.8%
Wine-aged sour blond ales w/ sour pie cherry pits (no fruit)

Tickets to the Kriekfest Beer Dinner are now on sale at $125.00 ($133.74 after fees) and are available HERE. This ticket price includes the 5-course paring dinner (including gratuity), plus guests receive a commemorative stemmed glass, and Kriekfest VIP admission the next day with early access to the fest beginning at 11:00am.

If you’re just looking for tickets to Kriekfest, these are also now on sale. Advanced general admission is $30.00 ($32.85 after fees) and includes six drink tickets. Advanced VIP admission is $50.00 ($54.09 after fees) and includes 13 drink tickets and half-hour early admission. General Admission at the door is $40.00 and VIP is $60.00. All beverages will be available in four-ounce pours; additional tasting tickets can be purchased onsite for $2 each. Minors and designated drivers receive free admission.

Here’s a preview of the beers, ciders and meads that will be pouring on Saturday, June 29th.

Kriekfest 2019 Brewery List:
8 Wired (New Zealand)
Alesong (Eugene, OR)
Bellwoods (Canada)
Brouwerij Boon (Belgium)
Cantillon (Belgium)
Cascade (Portland, OR) Blend exclusively created for Kriekfest
De Ranke (Belgium)
Double Mountain (Hood River, OR)
Drei Fonteinen (Belgium)
Dwinell Country Ales (Goldendale, WA)
Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, CA) 2017 & 2018 vintages, winner: World Beer Cup
Fantome (Belgium) Exclusively in OR for Kriekfest
Hanssens (Belgium)
Lindemans (Belgium)
Little Beast (Beaverton, OR) Debuting at Kriekfest
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales (Hood River, OR)
The Lost Abbey (San Diego, CA) Both Cuvee de Tomme and Red Poppy. Exclusively in OR for Kriekfest
Modern Times (Portland, OR) Club-only beer
New Belgium (Ft. Collins, CO)
Odell (Ft. Collins, CO) Exclusively in OR for Kriekfest
O’So (Plover, WI) Exclusively in OR for Kriekfest
pFriem (Hood River, OR)
Speciation (Comstock Park, MI) Exclusively in OR for Kriekfest
Two Metre Tall (Australia)
Upright (Portland, OR)

With a special table for the Oregon Wolf Pack!
Tiny Wolf (Beaverton OR) Both Flanders Red Kriek and Oude Kriek
Wolf Tree (Seal Rock, OR)
Wolves & People (Newberg, OR)

Cideries, Meaderies, Wineries*
Nektar Mead (Ferndale, Michigan)
Frederiksdal Rancio Cherry Wine (Denmark)
Rack & Cloth Cider (Mosier, OR)
Reverend Nat’s Cherry Cider (Portland, OR)

Von Ebert Brewing – Glendoveer
14021 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97230