The Great American Distillers Festival returns to Portland this weekend at the Leftbank Annex just north of the Rose Quarter. This 10th annual celebration of craft distilleries from across the nation will take place on Friday, October 24th from 5:00 to 10:00pm and Saturday, October 25th from 4:00 to 10:00pm. There are VIP Tickets that will gain you entry one hour earlier on Saturday beginning at 3:00pm
This festival is a gathering of small distillers from across the country that come to Oregon – the Mecca of craft distilling, to share their products, their passion and their expertise in handcrafting spirits. There will be tastings, seminars, a mixology contest for bartenders and more!
For a decade, the Great American Distillers Festival has created a rare, unique opportunity to experience the innovations of our thriving craft spirits community, while rediscovering some of America’s legendary distillers and blenders. With over 60 booths and several hundred spirits, this is the biggest Great American Distillers Festival that will take place!
Advance tickets are currently onsale and can be purchased here. Event organizers are offering both General Admission and VIP Tickets.
General Admission, 1-day pass (7 taster tickets) for $20.00
VIP Tickets include exclusive 1 hour early entry on Saturday October 25th, and personal one-on-one interaction with the distillers, as well as additional tasting tokens, 1 complimentary cocktail, Complimentary Food Item, and an amazing gift bag for $100.00.
Left Bank Annex 101 N Weidler St Portland, OR 97227
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 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 Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.