Kicking off tonight, Bailey’s Taproom will begin to celebrate its 9th Anniversary. In all Bailey’s will be hosting three events at its mainstay, Bailey’s Taproom along with its more recent properties at The Upper Lip and Brewed Oregon. Tonight look for Bailey’s 9th Anniversary Beer release from Ex Novo Brewing. On Friday, Bailey’s teams up with Double Mountain Brewery for an OBF Trifecta. Then on Saturday is the big shindig when Bailey’s Taproom presents its 9th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Beer Fest and Block Party.
Here are more details on each of the events.
Ex Novo – Piñata Imperial Mexican Lager Release Thursday, July 28 – All Day
Join Bailey’s Taproom when they team up with Ex Novo Brewing to release their 9th Anniversary beer, Piñata Imperial Mexican Lager. This beer will be available both in bottles and on draft at the bar, at BrewedOregon and The Upper Lip as part of a limited release.
Piñata is an Imperial Mexican Lager with lime, guava and subtle habanero spice. “Piñata’s Revenge” will return in 2017 after spending a year in tequila barrels!
The event runs all day and will be available in bottles during Bailey’s Anniversary Fest and thereafter while still available.
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom OBF Trifecta Friday, July 29 Beginning at 4:00pm
As part of Bailey’s 9th Anniversary Week, Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom will help celebrate with a pre-Anniversary, pre-funk event and offer selections at all three of Bailey’s locations. Here is what to expect at each location.
Randall Knife IPA
Pale Death Belgian IPA
Bottle Samples, Music, and Cornhole!
The Upper Lip
Peche Mode ’15 Belgian Style Sour Ale with peaches
Bailey’s Taproom 9th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Beer Fest and Block Party Saturday, July 30th – Noon to 11:00pm Free Entry
Saturday July 30th marks the date of Bailey’s 9th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Beer Festival & Block Party. Both Bailey’s Taproom and The Upper Lip will be pouring 32 barrel-aged beers and ciders for your imbibing desires. As Bailey’s did last year, they will also be closing down SW Ankeny St. allowing you to enjoy those beers from Bailey’s, outside, at The Upper Lip, or all three!
For the Block Party, Bailey’s will be fencing in a beer garden of sorts and rigging Ankeny St. with piñatas, cornhole, and overflow seating. BrewedOregon will be on hand serving select Oregon craft beer from its can stash along with slinging Bailey’s Taproom and Oregon brewery merch like you won’t believe. They’ll also have 9th Anniversary glassware for sale if you need to add to your collection! If you’re hungry Santeria will be representing with tasty street tacos to feed the masses.
Admission this year will be free, un-ticketed (No VIP required!), and most beers will be available in both 12 oz glasses and 4 oz pours. Festivities start at Noon on Saturday, July 30.
9th Anniversary glasses will be on sale for only $9 At BrewedOregon! BONUS: Pay only $6 more and use it to get two additional ounces poured for you in Bailey’s and at The Upper Lip!
Reverend Nat’s Kriek of Living Water
Santiam Bluegrass Stout – cask
Culmination/Bailey’s Taproom MusDef
Double Mountain Divine 9
Gigantic/Magic Rock Holy Oak
Alameda Barrel Aged Barn Owl – nitro
Anderson Valley Barrel Aged GT Gose
Block 15 Cardinal Coalescence
Barley Brown’s Beeramid Scheme
Breakside Carte Blanche
Crux 2015 Tough Love
Almanac Hoppy Sour: El Dorado
Silver Moon Dark Tranquillity
Epic 2015 Big Bad Baptist
Fremont Rusty Nail
Ruse Multibeast Batch1
Coalition/Enso Sangria Bretta
Oakshire Hellshire VI
Flat Tail 2013Smokey and the Lambic
Fort George/Bailey’s Taproom 2015 Anni, Are You Oak Aged?
Burnside/Bailey’s Taproom Juin Bloom
The Commons Unforeseen Circumstances
Three Magnets Port Barrel Sour Stout
Beers at The Upper Lip:
De Proef/Hair of The Dog Flanders Fred
BFM √225 Saison
North Coast 2014 Old Stock Cellar Reserve
Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout
Russian River Consecration
Firestone Walker 2012 Parabola
A portion of proceeds from Saturday’s Anniversary will be donated to New Avenues for Youth. If you are not aware of New Avenues for Youth, this organization offers programs and services that empower homeless youth to exit street life. New Avenues believes that every young person should have food, shelter, and access to education and job training. New Avenues for Youth’s mission is to work in partnership with the Portland community to prevent youth homelessness and provide homeless and at-risk young people with the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.
Bailey’s Taproom 213 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205
The Upper Lip 720 SW Ankeny Street Portland, OR 97205
Brewed Oregon 214 SW 8th Street Portland, OR 97205
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.