For the past two years McMenamins has been bringing the largest selection of bottles and hosting some top-notch beer tastings in the farther reaches of Northwest Portland. On Saturday, November 18th, McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop will celebrate its 2nd Anniversary – Bottle Shop Birthday Bash from 10:00am until 11:00pm.
The daylong celebration will feature a few releases including the 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop Birthday Reserve No. 2, a Port Barrel-Aged Sour Stout with Cherries. This anniversary beer will be available in 500mL bottles at $10.50 per bottle along with being part of the Birthday Taster Tray. And since it’s a birthday, there will be free cake too. We hear that its being served when the doors open at 10:00am.
Birthday Taster Tray:
Bottle Shop Birthday Reserve #2
2016 Edgefield’s Longest Night
McMenamins’ Dying Embers
Culmination Brewing Peche
Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!
Epic Double Barrel Big Bad Baptist
Crystal Ballroom Brewer, Drew Philips will be in house from 2:00-4:00pm conducting a Dying Embers Tasting. And if you’re looking for upcoming holiday gifts McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop is offering 20% off all Bottle Shop logo merchandise. There will also be limited edition Beer Tasting Stamp for McMenmains Passport holders.
McMenamins Bottle Shop Birthday Reserve No. 2: To celebrate the 2nd Birthday of our 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop, we’ve selected something funky and unique from Edgefield’s Barrel Program. The result is a dark, tart and fruity Stout that was aged in Port barrels for eight months on tart cherries. An abundant vanilla and vinous character derived from the French Oak complements this complex, one-of-a-kind offering. Special Techniques:Port Barrel-Aged Fruit:Tart Cherry Malts:2-Row, Flaked Barley, Brown, Roast, Chocolate Malt Hops:US Golding, Chinook OG:1.045 TG:1.005 ABV:5.16 IBU:34 SRM:34
McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop 2290 NW Thurman St. Portland, OR 97210
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.