With a new date and venue for 2016, Malt Ball returns on Sunday, July 17, smack dab in the middle of Oregon Craft Beer Month. Hosted by the Portland Mercury and the Oregon Brewers Guild, the 5th Annual Malt Ball will take place at Mississippi Studios featuring a great lineup of music and beer. Doors will open at 2:00pm.
For this year’s Malt Ball, six bands have partnered with six Oregon breweries on one beer each. This year’s artist and brewery pairings are listed below.
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.