For those in Central Oregon this weekend, McMenamins returns with its Fourth Annual High Gravity Extravaganza held at Old St. Francis School in downtown Bend. On Saturday, January 14th from 1:00 to 10:00pm, take in some of the best high gravity, aka higher alcohol beers from an array of McMenamins breweries and a handful of other Central Oregon breweries.
Held outdoors around fire pits, entry to the High Gravity Extravaganza is free and is open to all ages. From 1:00 to 5:00pm there will be opportunities to Meet the Brewers and then from 4:00 to 10:00pm there will be live music. More details on the 25+ high gravity IPAs, stouts and ciders beers pouring can be found here.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 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 Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.