This year marks the 25th anniversary of New Belgium Brewing and the brewery will celebrate this milestone in Portland on Sunday, August 14 at Green Dragon. This daylong, family friendly celebration will take place from 11:00am to 6:00pm.
Anniversary de Fat: New Belgium Brewing 25th Anniversary Celebration will be highlighted by a 25-tap takeover that will feature a few rare offerings. Part of the 25 beers will be the New Belgium’s recent Fat Tire & Friends CollaBEERation. This collaboration brought together Hopworks Urban Brewery, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Avery Brewing Co., Allagash Brewing Company, and Rhinegeist Brewery all brewing a take on New Belgium’s legendary Fat Tire Amber Ale.
Here are the other New Belgium beers that will be on tap.
Oscar Worthy Coffee (on nitro)
Fruit Fly Passionfruit Sour Ale
Hof ten Dormaal
Blue Paddle Pilsner
Slow Ride Session IPA
When the event kicks off at 11:00am there will be carnival games and raffles that will last throughout the day. Then at 3:00pm there will be live music from Three for Silver and Sideshow performances brought to you by the whimsical and lovely performers of the Wanderlust Circus. The event will close with a grand prize giveaway of a sweet 2016 New Belgium Cruiser built by Detroit Bikes.
There is no entry fee and there will be plenty of bike parking and the event is both dog and kid friendly.
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.