The 2nd Annual Otter Beer Festival returns to Portland, Oregon on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 6:30-10:00pm. Taking place at the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI), this event is ta fundraiser for ocean conservation!
The Otter Beer Festival is presented by the Elakha Alliance with generous sponsorships from the Oregon Zoo and the Oregon Coast Visitors Association. Featuring 14 Sea Otter themed beers, this event will help raise money to assist in Elakha Alliance’s efforts to reintroduce sea otters in Oregon. Plus, these beers will be judged based on variety of categories and awarding prizes at the end of the evening.
Tickets are now on-sale for the Otter Beer Festival and is only open to those 21 years of age or older. General admission tickets are priced at $75 each and can be purchased by clicking here.
14 Beer Tastings (~3 pints)
A customized MiiR stainless steel pint cup
Delicious local and sustainable appetizers all evening long from Artemis Catering including sea otters’ favorite ocean snacks, and tasty vegan/vegetarian options
Exclusive silent auction featuring remarkable coastal artwork and one-of-a-kind experiences donated by international artists and local organizations
Parking at OMSI
Live musical performance from the Uncle Mary Band
+1 raffle ticket for exclusive door prizes when you complete your beer check card
Sparkling water & soda
Otter Beer Festival Beer List:
7 Devils Brewing Company: Elakha Ale
Alliteration Ales: Water Weasel Wheat
Binary Brewing Company: Maris Bueller’s Day Off
Breakside Brewery: Smoked pOrTTER
Chuckanut Brewery: Golden Otter Ale
Cooper Mountain Ale Works: Otterly Magnificent
Ex Novo Brewing Company: Maris’ Voyage
Fort George Brewery: Tide Lands
Leikam Brewing Company: Break on Through to the Otter Side
Migration Brewing Company: Otterly Delicious
Pelican Brewing: Otter Sea, Otter Do
Rogue Ales: One After An Otter
Stickmen Brewing Company: Like No Otter
Sunriver Brewing Company: Significant Otter
In addition to the beers being served there will be a silent auction and door prize raffle. This is a fundraiser after all! Oregon Otter Beer Festival guests will have the opportunity to participate in a one-of-a-kind silent auction and door prize raffle thanks to the donations from incredible artists and organizations. All proceeds will be considered a donation to the Elakha Alliance, a non-profit working to return sea otters back to Oregon’s rocky reefs.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 25 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in the archives of Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @hopapalooza.