6th Annual SheBrew Beer Festival 2020 Beer List Preview

The 6th Annual ShewBrew Beer Festival returns on Sunday, March 8th to a new venue in Northwest Portland. This annual festival will feature 30+ female identified brewers, both professional and amateur, from Noon-8:00pm at Castaway.

SheBrew is an annual event that focuses on women in craft beer and cider. Taking place during women’s history month on International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2020, the event will celebrate six years. In its first year the small event brought in about 50 attendees and has grown through the years. For SheBrew 2020, event organizers expect over 1,000 attendees on Sunday.

Held at the Castaway in northwest Portland, this event features an Invitational of ten local female homebrewers and 30+ female pro brewers of beer and cider, with most brewing special craft beverages exclusively for the festival. This festival supports all women and the LGBTQ community with all proceeds to go to the Human Rights Campaign and the Oregon Brew Crew.

Advance Tickets are $25.00 and includes a commemorative glass, 10 tasting tokens to sample local craft brews, sample and vote on favorite local homebrews-until they run out, and annual HRC Membership or Renewal. VIP Tickets are $50 and include all benefits of a general admission ticket, plus early entry (1 hour) and a commemorative t-shirt. Day of event tickets increase to $30.00. Find out all the details on tickets by clicking here.

Professional Brewers Beer List:
^5 Cider – Shannon Mosely – Tenshim (Apple Cider fermented in Bourbon Barrels with Bret)
10 Barrel Brewing – Tonya Cornett – Guava Crush
Alter Ego Cider – Angie Watkins – Muffin Top (Blueberry cider with meadowfoam honey, vanilla bean, and lemon zest(
Bauman’s Cider – Christine Walter – Blessed Be The Fruit (Orange, lime and dragonfruit cider)
Breakside Dekum – Natalie Baldwin – Sibyll-disobedience (English Medium. Brewed in Collaboration with 2019 Shebrew Best Of Show winner Jessica Torresdal. 5.0%(
Breakside Milwaukie – Anne Aviles – Edyth (Polish Ale with Oak-Smoked Wheat)
Double Mountain – Jen House – Precious Meddles (Belgian Single)
Ecliptic – Colette Becker & the women of Ecliptic – Gaia Grapefruit (Gose w/ Hibiscus and Rose Hips)
Great Notion – Lara Hargrave – Extra Basic Batch (White Stout)
Groundbreaker – Lee Hedgmon – W.I.G Everybody Follows (GF ESB)
Heater Allen – Lisa Allen – Skagit Malt And a Slew of Hüll Melon (S.M.A.S.H lager)
HUB – Danielle Redman – A Wee Unhinged (Wee Heavy)
Leikam – Sonia Marie Leikam – Monica Leminsky (A raspberry pale with lemondrop hops and a citrus twist)
McMenamins Cider – Racquel Chappel – White Rose Cider (Fermented dry and aged in Muscat dessert wine barrel with dried rose buds and honey)
McMenamins Edgefield – Lindsey Repp – Hazel Eyed Girl Nut Brown
McMenamins Fulton – Jenni Augello – Stay Gold Kölsch
McMenamins Thompson – Jen Kent – Briseno Mexican Dark Lager
Migration – Madeleine McCarthy & Gracie Nelson – Borderline Italian Pilsner
Modern Times – Anna Buxton with Lynn Meeuwsen of ABV – Crystal Aura Hazy IPA
Montavilla – Felicia Reninger – Barracuda IPA
Moonshrimp – Lindsay McIntosh – Sunrise Hazy (A GF, juicy, hazy IPA)
Ninkasi – Kiley Gwynn – Pilot Batch No. 43: Herbal Witbier
Pelican – Cat Wiest – Reina Dos (Blonde Ale that has been aged in a tequila barrel)
Portland Brewing – Courtney Lacey – Mother’s Little Helper (A hoppy honey pilsner)
Portland Cider – Helen Lewis – Mandrake Cuties (Mandarin Cider)
Rev Nats – Dawn Stricker – Cheer with Pom-Pommes (A granny-apple base cider with pomegranate juice, licorice root, and ginger)
Rogue – Tracy Hensley & the Women of Rogue – Fuzz Yeah!, Kiwi Blackberry Ale
Spider City – Melanie Betti – Deer Garden Hazy IPA (Tropically pungent hazy IPA)
Walking Man – Tessa LongneckerIm – PeachMint Wheat Ale
Wayfinder – Kelsey Cable – Theory of Mind Cream ale
Widmer – Kaylen Gibbens – Alt School

Homebrewers Beer List:
Caitlin Brehm – Dread Queen of the Underworld (American Porter with pomegranate and black garlic)
Corrie Heath – Buddha had a Hand in this Beer (Belgian Witbier with Buddha’s Hand)
Katherine Gooding – Birdhouse Purple Sweet Potato & Ube Lager (Kolsch, The 2019 Queen of Beer Best of Show winning beer)
Jennifer Hohensee – Hip Strawberry Beast Dreams (Light farmhouse ale)
Jessica Prior – Not so Mild-Mannered Mild Ale (English Mild)
Melinda Malek – Just Chai Me (Chai Spiced Milk Stout)
Michelle Wonder – A Girl from Arizona (Belgian Specialty Ale)
Torri Hansmann – Blissfully Toasted Coconut Porter (Coconut Porter)
Kathleen Freitag – Her Way IPA (NW Style IPA)
Meagan Thompson – Happy Trees (Spruce Tip Pale Ale)

The SheBrew Festival is an event for all genders and ages honoring equality.

Castaway Portland
1900 NW 18th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209