Your week in beer: Craft beer events for October 16-22

Rogue Boss Brett Joyce
Rogue boss Brett Joyce with a glass of The Beard Beer, fermented, it’s said, with yeast cultured from Rogue brewmaster John Maier’s beard. I had a glass yesterday and it’s not as weird as all that, though the big media love the idea, says Joyce: The Beard Beer was recently featured in the pages of the Wall Street Journal and Jimmy Fallon plans to serve it to an as-yet unnamed guest on his TV show next week…the beer I really liked was Rogue’s new 8-hop IPA, which is a truly big and tasty beer and one of a new family of IPAs that includes 4-hop, 5-hop, 6-hop, 7-hop and 8-hop IPA. You can try 7-hop IPA at the Farm-to-Glass beer fest Wednesday, by the way… (FoystoFoto)

Killer Beer Week Kickoff
Friday Oct. 16, Roscoe’s, 8105 S.E. Stark St.;

My Brewpublic friends have 10 days of beery bounty planned, starting with a Roscoe’s summit tonight…I imagine you’ll find full details here on the site…

Oakshire’s Ninth Anniversary
6 pm Friday, October 16, Oakshire Public House, 207 Madison St. Eugene;

Toast nine years with Ninth Anniversary Ale, a crisp Farmhouse ale aged for two years over peaches, and matured for another month with a smaller wild beer and a second dose of peaches. Also: anniversary cake, pizza from Oregon Wood Fired Pizza and live local music at 7 p.m. Bottles of Ninth Anniversary Ale will be available for purchase.

Steintoberfest
2 p.m. – close Saturday Oct. 17, Steinhaus, 2366 S.E. 82nd Ave.; 21 & older after 8 p.m.

Steintoberfest will be a great opportunity to try Oregon brewed Oktoberfest beers side-by-side with their German brewed counterparts. Some of the breweries represented will include: Hopworks Urban Brewery, Weihenstephan, Ninkasi Brewing, Paulaner, Stormbreaker Brewing, Hacker-Pschorr, Worthy Brewing, Ayinger and other great german-style beers. Also: Corn Hole on the patio, plus German food.

Steintoberfest Paunaner Girl Chug

Killer Pumpkin Fest
11 a.m. – midnight Saturday Oct. 17, Green Dragon, 928 S.E. Ninth Ave.;

The name says it all: here’s a few highlights from the preliminary list with more than 50 pumpkin beers tallied to date;
Ninkasi Imperial Pumpkin Sleigh’r
Laurelwood Pumpkin Ale
Seattle Pumpkin Spice Cider
Uinta Punk’n
Anderson Valley Fall Hornin
Almanac Pumpkin Sour
Cascade Sour Pumpkin
Dogfish Head Punkin
Timmerman’s Pumpkin Lambic
Kasteel Pumpkin
Tieton Pumpkin Spice Cider
Ballast Point Pumpkin Down
Epic Fermentation w/o Representation
Southern Tier Pumking
Coronado Punk N Drublic
Crooked Fence Evil Harvest
Click here for descriptions of more than 50 pumpkin beers to be served

Growler House Oktoberfest
2-10 p.m. Saturday Oct. 17, 2- 9 p.m. Sunday Oct. 18, Growler House, 21319 SW Sherwood Blvd., Sherwood;
The Growler House Oktoberfest beer garden will feature Warsteiner German beers,
German food, free root beer and pumpkin painting for kids and live music.

Killer IPA Fest
Noon-8 p.m. Sunday Oct. 18, NW IPA, 6350 S.E. Foster Rd.; $10 includes glass and five tix.;

Brewpublic and “NDUBS” didn’t exaggerate with the name of this fest, just look at the partial taplist:

Fat Head’s Hop Juju IIPA (’13 and ’15 GABF Gold Medal)
Block 15’s Bad Fish IPA
Breakside’s Azacca IIPA (Vermont Style)
Melvin’s 2 x 4 IIPA (2 time winner and current Alpha King runner up)
Fort George’s Fresh Hop Suicide Squeeze Session IPA
10 Barrel Boise’s Double Mosaic IIPA
Barley Brown’s Turmoil CDA
Goodlife’s Comatose IIPA
Trinity’s 45th Parallel IPA

Harvest Beer Fest & Food Drive
1-5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 18, Portland Brewing taproom, 2730 N.W. 31st Ave.; all ages.

Celebrate harvest season with seasonal beers, seasonal goods, and a food drive benefitting Oregon Food Bank. They’ll be sampling Rico Sauvie Pumpkin Ale, MacTarnahan’s Fresh Hop Amber Ale, and our BlackWatch Cream Porter and if you bring in five canned food items, you’ll receive a 6-pack of beer to go and PB will match every dollar donated to the Oregon Food Bank with a bottle of beer to go – up to 24 beers. Plus, live music on the patio, beer and food specials, and local vendors with art and handmade goods.

Portland Brewing‎ Harvest Beer Fest and Food Drive

Killer Chris Fest
5 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 20, The BeerMongers, 1125 S.E. Division St.;

The latest of the Brewpublic namefests honors the the craft beer worlds bounty of Chrises with a special night at Mongers. Look for specialty beers by and dedicated to the likes of beer fest wrangler the indispensable Chris Crabb, Old Ivy and former Amnesia/Rogue brewer Chris Spollen (and a new beer brewed in his honor by Upright Brewing), GoodLife beer dude Chris Nelson, Fort George co-founder and brewer Chris “Nimz” Nemlowill, Mongers mainstay Chris Milner, Kris McDowell and several other awesome folks…

Chris Tappan of the BeerMongers
Chris Tappan of the BeerMongers

Killer Farm-to-Glass Beer Fest
5 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 21, Imperial Bottle Shop, 3090 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; no cover, $1.50 per 4 oz pour, or buy 10 tickets for $13.

Celebrate the relationship between farming and beer with a tap list of beers and ciders made from ingredients sourced directly from local farms, or cultivated by the breweries themselves. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the National Brain Cancer Society on behalf of BREWPUBLIC.

Agrarian Ales Michelada & Nitro Belgian Amber
Rogue Good Chit Pilsner, 7 Hop IPA
Double Mountain Devil’s Kriek
Hopworks Pig War White IPA
Heathen Brewing MegaMint Imperial Stout
Cascade Cranberry
Almanac Beer Co. Farmer’s Reserve Citrus Sour
Fort George Squash Buckler Pumpkin Ale
Crux Fermentation Project Crystal Zwickel Fresh Hop Pale Ale
Oakshire Hermanne 1882
Block 15 Brewing Autumn Farmhouse
de Garde Brewing Beaucoup Berry Bu
Finnriver Farm & Cidery Black Oak Barrel-Aged Black Currant Cide
Art + Science West Valley Cider

Farm-to-Glass at Imperial

Baerlic Tap Takeover
6-9 p.m. Thursday Oct. 22, Civic Taproom & Bottle Shop, 921 S.W. 19Th Ave.

The solid beers of Baerlic Brewing are featured and brewer/owners Rik and Ben will be on hand at the Civic Taproom & Bottle Shop to talk beer.

Stay tuned for more upcoming events…

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