Preston Weesner is a name that is synonymous with craft beer events in Portland. When he’s not serving as the general manager at Cascade Brewing’s Barrel House, Weesner is plotting his next huge beer festival. The man has his fingers in seemingly every beer fest in the area, from the Oregon Brewers Fest to the Portland International Beerfest. Currently, Mr. Weesner is neck-deep in his biggest Holiday Ale Fest to date. Providing beer geeks from around the world with some of the most interesting and mind-blowing one-offs and seasonals of all time, 2010’s Holiday Ale Fest promises to live up to, even exceed, any and all hype.
Join Preston and friends at the 2010 Holiday Ale Fest happening at Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square downtown through December 5th.
Angelo grew up in Maine and is proud to call New England his original home. Cascadia is now his home. He fell in love with great beer in Oregon, Washington, and Northern California.
He has been a correspondent for the Portland Tribune's Guest on Tap column, LivePDX.com, and has been featured in publications such as Beer Northwest and PDX Magazine. Angelo also has a great interest in independent music, and has been a booker and organizer for shows around the Portland under the name Pop Tomorrow! Angelo garnered much knowledge regarding beer from his experiences homebrewing, working at Belmont Station, Pyramid Brewing, Upright Brewing, By the Bottle, Beer Revolution, Olde Depot Public House, Falling Sky Brewing, Cascade Brewing, and from many many knowledgeable, passionate, and loving people along the way. It is Angelo's mission to bring "infotainment" and "edumation" to the readers of this website. If you have any questions or comments, or would like to contribute, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org