One local brewer is bucking the trends when it comes to beer festivals. Though many longstanding festivals have gone into retirement, McMenamins continues to expands its festivals and the latest takes place this coming Saturday. The inaugural McMenamins Grand Lodge Brewfest will take place on Saturday, June 3 from 2:00-8:00pm.
Located just west of Hillsboro in Forest Grove, Oregon, the McMenamins Grand Lodge will host its first ever beer festival on its expansive lawn. There will be plenty of beverages to sample. Everything from beers, ciders, cold brews, and fermented products while listening to a mix of live music.
On tap will be 24 beers, 5 ciders, 2 wineries, 2 distilleries and one coffee roaster. Tickets are sold in advance ($30) and at the door ($35) and will include a souvenir glass and 10 tasting tokens.
Here’s a preview of all of the beverage makers that will be part of the 2023 Grand Lodge Brewfest.
McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Brewery
McMenamins Crystal Brewery
McMenamins Edgefield Brewery
McMenamins Fulton Brewery
McMenamins High Street Brewery
McMenamins John Barleycorns Brewery
McMenamins Lighthouse Brewery
McMenamins on Monroe Brewery
McMenamins Oak Hills Brewery
McMenamins Old St. Francis School Brewery
McMenamins Thompson Brewery
McMenamins Wilsonville Brewery
Three Mugs Brewing Company
Steeplejack Brewing Co.
Heater Allen Brewing
Chehalem Valley Brewing
Block 15 Brewing Co.
McMenamins Edgefield Cidery
Portland Cider Co.
Bull Run Cider
McMenamines Edgefield Winery
McMenamins Edgefield Distillery
McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery
McMenamins Coffee Roastery
In addition to all of the beverages, there will be live music throughout the afternoon and evening. Jay Si Proof will kick things off from 2:00-3:30 and will be followed by Megan Diana from 4:00-5:30 and the headliner will be The Old Yellers from 6:00-8:00pm.
To learn more about the McMenamins Grand Lodge Brewfest, click here.
McMenamins Grand Lodge 3505 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR, 97116
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.