Green Dragon Hosts The Lion and The Dragon

Jeffers Richardson & David Walker pouring Feral Vinifera at 2015 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest

On Friday, June 12th, Green Dragon will host The Lion and The Dragon with David Walker, co-founder/owner of Firestone Walker Brewing. Walker is in town for a few events this week and he will be at the Green Dragon for a “meet and greet” from 5:00 to 8:00pm.

Ten different Firestone Beers that run the gauntlet of beer styles will be tapped at 5:00pm. There will be a few rare gems from the highly lauded brewery from Paso Robles, California as a few of these beers rarely make an appearance in Oregon. Then at 6:00pm, Walker will address those in attendence on the history of Firestone Walker and what the future holds for the brewery.

The evening’s taplist looks to be superb and features the following ten Firestone Walker beers. Firestone Walker Bretta Rose Label

  • Easy Jack – Session India Pale Ale
  • Union Jack – India Pale Ale
  • Double Jack – Imperial India Pale Ale
  • Wookey Jack – American Style Black Ale
  • Parabola – Russian Imperial Stout
  • §ucuba – Barley Wine
  • Stickee Monkee – Central Coast Quad
  • Velvet Añejo Merkin – Oatmeal Stout aged in Tequila Barrels
  • Bretta Rosé – Wild ale fermented with raspberries
  • Helldorado – Blonde Barley Wine

This will be an excellent opportunity to sample Helldorado prior to its full-fledged release next month. After sampling some Helldorado and Bretta Rosé last month while in Paso Robles at the Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival, these two beers are highly recommended.

Helldorado straight from the barrel at Firestone Walker
Helldorado straight from the barrel at Firestone Walker

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928 SE 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97214