Cascade Brewing Sour Fruit Fest + United Kingdom Distribution

Cascade Brewing Sour Fruit Fest

To close out the month of February Cascade Brewing will return with its Sour Fruit Fest taking place from February 24 through February 28. Hours each day will be from Noon to close daily at the Cascade Brewing Barrel House.

The Sour Fruit Fest lineup will feature more than 50 exclusive Cascade fruit beers, with at least eight different sour fruit beers poured per day. There will also be a food-pairing menu available to pair with the beers, as well as vintage bottles for sale. The complete schedule of beers is still being finalized, but the following beers are determined:

  • Wednesday, February 24: Cherry Bourbonic and Honeycot
  • Thursday, February 25: Tartini, Shrieking Violet, Baked Blackberry and Blueberry Bourbonic
  • Friday, February 26: Primordial Noir, Apple Crisp a la Mode, Manhattan 2014 and Pineapple Wheat
  • Saturday, February 27: Key Lime Pie, Cherry Vlad, Strawberries & Cream and Candied Cantaloupe
  • Sunday, February 28: Cherry Bourbonic Double Red

Throughout the Sour Fruit Fest the following beers will rotate: Blueberriation, Brambleberry Quad, Gin Gimlet, Grapefruit Lime, Happy Holidates, Honey Ginger Lime 2011, Lower Manhattan, Oaked Kriek, Orange Ginger, Q-Cumbersome Wheat, Red White & Brew, Secret Agent Orange, Sloe-Ji Berry, Strawberry Lemonade, Supra Honeycot, Thai One On, Tropic of Cascadia, Vriendschaps, White Cherry Velvet and Wicked Red.

To stay up to date on which beers are pouring follow Cascade Brewing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live updates.

Entry to Sour Fruit Fest is free, just pay as you go. The Cascade Brewing Barrel House will be open regularly scheduled hours and will operate independently of the Sour Fruit Fest.

 James Clay brand booklet

In other news, Cascade Brewing has announced a distribution agreement to bring its Northwest sour ales to the United Kingdom. This distribution deal is a partnership with James Clay that will bring Cascade’s bottles to the UK for the first time. The first shipment will be Strawberry, Blackcap Raspberry, Sang Noir and Cranberry and should be hitting store shelves any day now.

Cascade will join the distributor’s lineup of American craft beers including Anchor, Brooklyn, Flying Dog, Left Hand and Victory. James Clay is an independent importer and distributor of specialist beers and beverages from Europe, the United States and worldwide, along with quality UK craft beer brands.

“We have been closely following developments in the American sour brewing scene for some time and are delighted to be able to share some of the leading examples being produced by Cascade Brewing with British beer drinkers,” explained James Clay, founder of the distribution company in a press release. “We are excited to see the reaction of Cascade Brewing’s innovative sour beers in the UK and are positive that they will colorfully contribute the increasingly bright British beer picture.”

Cascade Brewing Barrel House
939 SE Belmont St.
Portland, OR