Zwickelmania 2012

Holy hot liquor tank, Batman! This year’s Zwickelmania taking place at brewhouses throughout Oregon is going to be bigger and better than ever. The Oregon Brewers Guild has been working hard in conjunction with craft brewers statewide to facilitate one hell of an array of tours and destinations. From Portland to Ashland, from Eastern Oregon to the Columbia Gorge to the Oregon Coast, you’re strongly advised to take advantage of this unique and fun opportunity. Here’s the lowdown from the Guild:

2012 President’s Day weekend, dozens of Oregon breweries and brewpubs will open their doors to visitors for the state’s 4th annual Zwickelmania. Zwickelmania, hosted by the Oregon Brewers Guild (OBG), is a free statewide event that offers visitors a chance to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample their favorite beers. When: Saturday, February 18th, 2012 from 11-4 pm What: Oregon Brewers Guild Brewery Open House.

Organized by the 7 Regions of Oregon

Central Oregon

Boneyard co-founder Clay Storey at the taps10 Barrel Brewing Co. 62970 18th ST Bend OR 97701 541-585-1007 11-4pm We are opening our new brewery to the public for the first time and our new brewers Tonya Cornett and Shawn Kelso will be in attendance. Come down and check out the new stainless. We will be tasting beers, giving tours and firing up the BBQ.
Bend Brewing Co 1019 NW Brooks St Bend 541-383-1599 11:30-4pm We invite you to tour the brewery with Brewer, Ian Larkin, and taste our Big Eddy Bitter and award-winning Outback X from 11:30-4pm
Boneyard Beer 37 NW Lake Pl – Suite B Bend OR 97701 541-323-2325 11-4pm
CascadeLakes Brewing Co.-7th Street Brewhouse 855 SW 7th St. Redmond OR 97756 541-923-1795 11-4pm
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. The Lodge 1441 SW Chandler Ave Suite 100 Bend 541-388-4998 11-4pm
Deschutes Brewery 901 SW Simpson Ave Bend 541-385-8606 11-4pm Open house! Tours will take place in the tasting room, Huppman brewhouse & from 11-4pm and the lower warehouse, a rare spot to tour from 11-2pm only. Special beers to sample throughout & brewers onsite to chat and answer questions.
GoodLife Brewing Company 70 Sw Century Drive 100-464 Bend, OR 97702 541-728-0749 Head Brewer will be on site to give one-on-one tours of the newest brewery in Bend. Plus group rides on the Cycle-Pub from GoodLife around town.
McMenamins Old St. Francis School Brewery 700 NW Bond St Bend 541-382-5174 11-4pm Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Sleepy Hollow (Hogshead Whiskey Barrel-aged) and courtesy of brewer Mike “Curly” White a surprise dry-hopped crowd-pleaser
Silver Moon Brewing Co. 24 NW Greenwood Ave Bend, OR 97701 541-388-8331 11-4pm We’ll have a brewer on site offering tours and tastings for the day. We’ll also have our GABF Gold Medal winning Dark Side Stout on tap in the brewery as well.
Three Creeks Brewing 721 Desperado Ct Sisters OR 97759 541-549-1963 11:30-4pm Openavailable for brewery tours from 11:30 till 4 p.m.
Yet To Be Named Brewery 50 SW Division St Bend OR 97701 11-4pm Bring your hard hats, safety goggles, and beer mugs! Come by and see our brewery before it’s a brewery. We’re located at the former AAMCO site and will be under construction. But don’t worry— we’ll have some great beer on hand. Larry, Dave, and Paul (owners of this new brewery) will be there to talk beer, brewery plans, and just about anything else you’d want to discuss (including name suggestions) ~ Cheers!


The shuttle bus will run every 70 minutes to each location
11:30am-12:40pm-1:50pm-3:00pm Deschutes Brewery – 901 SW Simpson Ave
11:55am-1:05pm-2:05pm:3:15pm10 Barrel Brewing – 62970 18th ST
12:15pm-1:25pm-2:35pm:3:45pmVisit Bend – 750 NW Lava Rd
12:25pm-1:35pm-2:45pm:3:55pm Boneyard Beer – 37 NW Lake Pl – Suite B
12:30pm-1:40pm-2:50pm:4pm Yet To be Named Brewery – 50 SW Division St
12:35pm-1:45pm-2:55pm:4:05pm Good Life Brewing – 70 SW Century Dr


Double Mountain brew crewDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom 8 Fourth St. Hood River , OR 97031 541-387-0042 12-4pm Free tours on the half hour with a beer and charcuterie tasting.
Full Sail Brewing Co. 506 Columbia Hood River 541-386-2247 11-4pm Be sure to swing by Full Sail, take a tour and sample our a new Brewer’s Share beer, Dan’s Satin Nitro Stout paired with chocolate. You’ll even get to take home a complementary pint glass. Guided Brewery Tours at 11, 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4PM
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales 4785 Booth Hill Hood River, OR 97031 541-490-916 We will be doing special tastings of oak aged beers.


New Old Lompoc brewer Zach Beckwith (left) and Breakside brewer Ben Edmunds at Saraveza's 2nd Annual IIPA FestAlameda Brewhouse 4765 NE Fremont Portland, OR 97213 503-460-9025 11-4pm We will be pouring tasters of upcoming ales.
Ambacht 1055 NE 25th Ave Suite N Hillsboro 503-828-1400 11-4pm Ambacht brewers will be giving tours of the brewery and sampling beers including previews of our barrel-aged honey triple. Amnesia Brewing Company 832 N Beech Portland, OR 97227 503-281-7708 11-4pm We will be doing tours from beginning to end and we will sample out several beers of what ever is ready in the tank.
Breakside Brewery 820 NE Dekum St Portland 503-719-6475 11-4pm We will be releasing an American Wheat ale as well as two versions of our Gin Barrel-Aged IPA, one dry hopped with Citra hops, the other with Simcoe. Both versions of the Gin IPA will be available in bottles for purchase as well. Free samples from the Zwickel of our Belgian-style tripel and free samples of our Lavender Fudge Stout. Schwag raffles at 12, 1, and 3. Tours ongoing from 11-4. Food specials throughout the day.
BridgePort Brewing 1313 NW Marshall Portland 503-241-7179 11-4pm We will offer complimentary samples of our newly released Black Pale Ale “Dark Rain” from 11:30am-4:00pm. We’ll also offer tours on the half-hour from 12:00-3:30pm.
Burnside Brewing Co. 701 E Burnside Portland 503-946-8151 11-4pm Will be pouring samples of their IPA out of the Zwickel.
Cascade Brewing Barrel House 939 SE Belmont St Portland 503-265-8603 11-4pm Will be pouring from live oak barrels on the production side of the Barrel House
Coalition Brewing 2724 SE Ankeny St Portland 503-894-8080 11-4pm We’ll be opening up the brewery for tours, as well as doing tastings from the tanks, and a special beer release of a smoked dunkelweizen
Columbia River Brewing Co. 1728 NE 40th Ave Portland, OR 97213 503-943-6157 11-4pm we will offer free snacks during their visit
Full Sail brewer Phil Roche at Zwickelmania '09Deschutes Brewery-Portland Pub 210 NW 11th Ave Portland 503-296-4906 11-4pm Only day all year we do brewery tours in Portland! Special menu & brewers onsite! Space will be extremely limited for brewery tours.
F.O.T.M. Brewing 3443 NE. 57th Ave. Portland, OR 97213 503.894.8973 11-4pm
Full Sail at Riverplace 0307 SW Montgomery Portland 11-4pm 503-222-5343 Be sure to swing by Full Sail at Riverplace, take a tour and sample our a new Brewer’s Share beer, Dan’s Satin Nitro Stout paired with chocolate. You’ll even get to take home a complementary pint glass. (while they last) Guided Brewery Tours at 11, 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4PM
Gigantic Brewing 5224 SE 26th Ave Portland 503-208-3416 11-4pm Gigantic Brewery Tours, Loud Music +we will be pouring tastes of 2 of our collabo beers: Schwarzerfreude – brewed with Pelican Pub and Brewery and Collabo Wabo – brewed with Oakshire Brewing.
Green Dragon 928 SE 9th Ave Portland 503-517-0660 11-4pm Green Dragon will open early at 10 AM for a breakfast/brunch which will cost $10 – please to call to make a reservation if you can. The SE shuttle bus route will start at Green Dragon and the Buckman Village Brewery will be giving hourly tours at the Green Dragon and the Green Dragon brewery will have a zwickle/keller pilsner on tap
Hair of the Dog Brewing Co. 61 SE Yamhill St Portland 503-232-6585 11-4pm Brewery will be open and pouring samples of beer in the back.
Hopworks Brewer Matt "Speck" Speckenbach enjoys a taste of HUB's Gigabit IPAHopworks Urban Brewery 2944 SE Powell Blvd Portland 503-232-4677 11-4pm We will be giving tours every 20 minutes! We will giving away a “Secret prize!”
Laurelwood Public House and Brewery 5115 NE Sandy Blvd Portland 503-282-0622 11-4pm Brewers will be doing tours and sampling people on our beers as well as special beers with different and new hop varieties to try. We will have cupcakes and chocolates.
Lompoc Brewing Co. – 5th Quadrant 3901-B N Williams Portland 503-288-3996 11-4pm Will be open and have brewers present. Sidebar will also be open with some appietizers.
Lompoc Brewing – New Old Lompoc Brewery 1616 NW 23rd Portland, OR 97210 503-225-1855 11-4pm Will be open and have brewers present to sample new beers and sample beers from the beer vault Lucky Labrador Beer Hall 1945 NW Quimby Portland 503-517-4352 11-4pm Tour our brewery and get a free taster of barley wine
Lucky Labrador Brewpub 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland 503-236-3555 11-4 Tour our brewery and get a free taster of barley wine
Max’s Fanno Creek Brewpub 12562 SW Main St Tigard, OR 97223-6195 (503) 624-9400 11-4 (503) 624-9400
McMenamins Crystal Brewery 1332 W. Burnside St. 2nd Floor Portland 503-225-0047 11-4pm Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Obamanator Doppelbock and Scottish Rite 70 Shilling Ale
MacTarnahan’s Brewing Co. Mac Tarnahan’s Taproom 2730 NW 31st Ave Portland 503-228-5269 12-4pm Join the brewers from Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s on a tour throughout the brewery, every hour on the hour from noon – 4pm. Complementary samples of specialty beers from both Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s including specially blended barrel aged beers. The Taproom will be serving up delicious beer-inspired menu items all day. Please note: tour sizes are limited to 20 people each and are first come, first serve.
Michael Branes at Migration BreweryMigration Brewing 2828 NE Glisan St Portland 503-206-5221 11-4 We will be celebrating our 2 year anniversary that same day. Here is what we have planned thus far for the 18th: -Live bands throughout the day, -We will be releasing a limited run of 22oz. bottles. -We will be releasing our Double IPA “Deuce” which will come in at 95IBU’s and sit around 8.8%ABV-We will also be releasing our Coffee IPA, which holds the color of an IPA with an 1/8 a cup of cold press coffee + we will be providing tours of our brewery with samples off the zwickle. Natian Brewery Natian is going to participate in a unique way, since we can’t do a tour at our facility on that day, we have teamed up with EastBurn. Natalia and Ian will be at EastBurn pouring Natian beer and doing a meet the brewer type deal. All you Zwickelheads feel free to stop into while you’re out & about or after Zwickelmania ends at 4pm. We’ll be pouring beer at EastBurn, 1800 E Burnside from 3-5pm.
Occidental Brewing Company 6635 N Baltimore Ave Portland OR 97203 503-719-7102 11-4pm we’ll have tastings, tours, meet the brewers, and cornhole
Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies 6410 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland 503-239-8544 11-4pm We are doing tours, tastings and meet the brewer.
Portland U-Brew & Pub 6237 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202 (503) 943-2727 11-4pm We’ll just be brewing beer all day like normal, and giving tours.
Portland Rock Bottom Brewmaster Charlie Hutchins address the crowd while brewer Bolt Minister looks onRock Bottom Brewery 206 SW Morrison Portland 503-796-2739 11-4pm The brewers will be in the brewhouse giving samples, tours, and tirades.
Rogue Distillery+Public House 1339 NW Flanders St Portland 503-222-5910 11-4pm The Rogue Public House will be having hourly bathroom tours and will also provide tasters.
Rogue Hall 1717 Southwest Park Ave. Portland, OR 97201 (503) 219-8000 11am-4pm The Rogue Hall will open early at 10 AM for a breakfast/brunch which will cost $10 please to call to make a reservation if you can. The Rogue Hall will be having hourly bathroom tours and will also provide tasters.
Sasquatch Brewing Company 6440 SW Capitol Hwy Portland Oregon 97239 503-402-1999 11-4pm We will offer tours and samples
The Commons Brewery 1810 SE 10th Ave, Unit E Portland, OR 97214 503-819-0758 11-4pm We will offer samples off the tanks and have beer available for purchase from our 8 taps in the tasting room.
Vertigo Brewing 21420 NW Nicholas Ct. Suite D-7 Hillsboro 503-645-6644 11-4pm People are welcome to come see the recent brewery expansion and enjoy samples. $8.00 – $10.00 growler fills also available. zwickelmania widmer
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. 924 N. Russell St Portland 11-4pm 503-281-2437 11-4pm Join us on February 18th for free Brewery tours from the Brothers and other brewers, sample a variety of Widmer Brothers beers, including beers that you can only enjoy at the Brewery and visit multiple tasting stations with recommended food and beer pairings. All guests will receive a complimentary Widmer Brothers tasting glass that they can use for samples throughout the tour. The Widmer Brothers Gasthaus Pub and retail shop will be open regular business hours as well.


Suggested Itineraries

N/NE Portland Fire on the Mountain Brewing, 3443 NE 57th Ave
Laurelwood Public House and Brewery, 5115 NE Sandy Blvd
Columbia River Brewing, 1728 NE 40th Ave
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., 924 N. Russell St
Amnesia Brewing Company, 832 N Beech
Lompoc Brewing Co. – 5th Quadrant, 3901-B N Williams
Breakside Brewery, 820 NE Dekum
Alameda Brewhouse, 4765 NE Fremont
SW to NW Portland to St. Johns
Full Sail Brewing at Riverplace to MacTarnahan’s Taproom
Full Sail at Riverplace, 0307 SW Montgomery
Rock Bottom Brewery, 206 SW Morrison
Rogue Hall, 1717 SW Park Ave
McMenamins Crystal Brewery, 1332 W. Burnside St.
Deschutes Brewery-Portland Pub, 210 NW 11th Ave
Rogue Distillery+Public House, 1339 NW Flanders St
BridgePort Brewing Co., 1313 NW Marshall
Lucky Labrador Beer Hall, 1945 NW Quimby
Lompoc Brewing – New Old Lompoc Brewery, 1616 NW 23rd
Pyramid Breweries Mac Tarnahan’s Taproom, 2730 NW 31st Ave
Occidental Brewing, 6635 N. Baltimore Ave
SE/Inner NE Portland
Portland U-Brew + Pub, 6237 SE Milwaukie Ave
Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies, 6410 SE Milwaukee Ave
Gigantic Brewing, 5224 SE 26th Ave
Hopworks Urban Brewery, 2944 SE Powell Blvd
The Commons Brewing, 1810 SE 10th
Hair of the Dog Brewing Co., 61 SE Yamhill St.
Lucky Lab Brewpub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave
Cascade Brewing Barrel House, 939 SE Belmont St.
Burnside Brewing, 701 E. Burnside
Coalition Brewing, 2724 SE Ankenny St.
Migration Brewing, 2828 NE Glisan Street



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Caldera Brewing 540 Clover Lane Ashland 541-482-1104 11-4pm We are selling cases for $20, Merchandise for cheap, Beer tasting, Brewery tours, Parking lot sale – moving brewery and blowing out bone yard items including Bar stools, Tables, Chairs, Bar supplies, Tools, PVC, Elec conduit, Wiring, Motors, French fry slicer and Black lights.
Southern Oregon Brewing Co. 1922 United Way Medford 541-776-9898 Open 3-9pm with a brewery tour at 4pm – happy hour pricing at 7pm
Standing Stone Brewing Co. 101 Oak St. Ashland, OR 97520 541-482-2448 11-4pm We will offer tours followed by a brewer led tasting of 3 beers. Tours and tasting at 12 – 1 pm and 2 – 3 pm. At 3:30 pm we will offer a class entitled, “Beer Ingredients and their Flavor Contribution” All events are free.


Pelican brewers Daniel Pollard (left) and Eryn Bottens in the brewhouseFort George Brewery + Public House 1483 Duane St. Astoria 11-4pm We are looking forward to having one hell of a Zwickelmania. With the two breweries cranking out beer, there will be plenty to sample off the zwick as well. All hands on deck, there will be brewers leading tours of both facilities all day. We are hoping to have our new 120’s bubbling away as well. Also we are putting on a Stout festival, the “Festival of Dark Arts” will feature over 30 Stouts, over 15 of which not previously poured during “Stout Month.” Beyond the beer, there will be a dark art show, tattoo artists, tarot card readers, fire dancers, fire breathers, belly dancers, music, and pirates. The Fest is ALL AGES/FREE ADMISSION. $8 for festival tasting glass. $1 a taste. 2-10-pm
Pelican Pub and Brewery 33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr. Pacific City 11-5pm 503-965-7007 Tours and zwickle tastings on the half hour
Rogue Ale Public House 100 39th St., Pier 39 Astoria, OR 97103 503-325-5964 11-4pm Tours on the hour
Rogue Brewer’s on the Bay 2320 OSU Drive Newport, OR 97365 541-867-3664 Tours on the hour
Rusty Truck Brewing Co 4649 SW Hwy 101 Lincoln City, OR 97367 (541) 994-7729 11-4pm We will have brewery tours available from 11-4


Hop Valley Brewing crew sampling Tilley's Chili Beer during Eugene Beer WeekRogue Farms Micro Hopyard/Chatoe Rogue 3590 Wigrich Rd. Independence, OR 97351 (503) 838-9813 11-4pm Free tasters and tours as well.
Falling Sky Brewing House 1334 Oak Alley Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 484-3322 11-4pm We will do brewery tours all day with a special beer/food pairing.
Flat Tail Brewing 202 SW 1st Ave Corvallis OR 97333 541-758-2229 11-4pm We’ll do an open house with a keg of Zwickel Kölsch on tap in the pub/ tastings from tanks.
Fire Mountain Brewery 10800 NW Rex Brown Rd Carlton 503-852-7378 11-4pm Snacks and free tasting
Heater|Allen Brewing 905 NE 10th Ave McMinnville 503-472-4898 11-4pm We will have an Open House, do Brewery tours, and we’ll pouring from tank one beer (Hugo, our Bock) for sure, and possibly Smoky Bobtoberfest if it’s presentable.
Hop Valley Brewing 980 Kruse Way Springfield 541-744-3330 11-4pm We will be giving brewery tours all day and have tastings for people
McMenamins High Street Brewery 1243 High Street Eugene 541-345-4905 11a-4p Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Mon Cherry Porter (Bourbon-cherry Porter) and the “Wizard Walk Saison” will not be served this Saturday, instead, Mill Breaker IPA will be served in its place.
McMenamins on Monroe 2001 N.W. Monroe Avenue Corvallis, Oregon 97330 541-758-0080 11-4pm Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Stone Maul Strong Ale (Hogshead whiskey & oak conditioned) and McMenamins Irish Stout (Jameson’s whiskey & oak conditioned)
L to R: Ninkasi's Jamie Floyd, The Bier Stein's Chip Hardy, and Hopworks' Jaime RodriguezNinkasi Brewing Co 272 Van Buren St. Eugene 541-344-BREW 11:00-4pm Jesse Meade will be playing Blues from 1 to 4 on the patio. We will have free Oregon Natural Meats sliders and there will be tours of the brewery.
Oakshire Brewing 1055 Madera St. Eugene, OR 97401 541-688-4555 11-4pm Tours on the hour.
Oregon Trail Brewing 341 SW 2nd St. Corvallis, OR 97333 541-758-3527 11-4pm
Rogue Ales Public House and Brewery 844 Olive St. Eugene 541-345-4155 11-4pm Rogue Public House will be giving hourly brewery tours as well as tasters. Their will also be a shuttle sponsored by Rogue
Two Kilts Brewing 14841 SW Tualatin Sherwood Road Sherwood, OR 97140 503.625.1700 11-4pm We will have free snacks as well as celebrate the release of Two Kilts Brewing Co. Russian Imperial Stout! We are also offering 5 to 6 other beers on tap to include IPA, Pale Ale, Belgian Blonde, Cocoa Porter, Oatmeal Stout, and maybe one more surprise. No brewery tours available as we are right in the middle of installing our new bottling line. Looking forward to meeting lots of new friends!


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