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September 2014

The Craft Beer Boom Discussion at The Green Dragon

September 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Over the coarse of the past 30 years the state of Oregon has been at the forefront of the craft beer revolution that is taking place across the globe. As of today there are 188 breweries that call Oregon home and this number seems to be growing every month. With all of this growth there are also concerns on where the industry currently stands and what does the future hold. Is the industry near capacity? If not is there room…

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December 2014

Walking Man Brewing Meet the Brewer Night at Horse Brass Pub

December 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bob Craig from Walking Man will be at the Horse Brass Pub to feature his beers that are brewed in the Columbia River Gorge in scenic Stevenson, WA. The tap selection will be: Walking Man IPA Black Cherry Stout High Road Scotch Ale Homo Erectus Orange Stout

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The Commons & Upright Brewing Recipe Exchange

December 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The art of two or more breweries joining forces to collaborate on a beer is a process that has become the norm in the wold of craft brewing. However, as the Holiday Season approaches two of Portland's well loved breweries got together for something a bit different, a recipe exchange. On Friday, December 12th at Saraveza, craft beers fans will be able to rally behind Upright Brewing and The Commons Brewery to sample a beer that each brewery is well…

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Sixpoint Brewery Launch at Horse Brass Pub

December 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are super excited to announce that The Horse Brass Pub will be unleashing Brooklyn, New York's, Sixpoint Brewing on the West Coast. The Brass will be introducing Sixpoint's beers starting at 5:00 PM. This will coincide with the launch at nearby Belmont Station. Different beers are being tapped at each location. The Horse Brass will pour: Sweet Action Cream Ale The Crisp Pilz Bengali IPA Global Warmer Winter Ale Belmont Station will pour:  Resin DIPA Lump of Coal Porter…

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Sixpoint Brewery Launch at Belmont Station

December 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are super excited to announce that Belmont Station will be unleashing Brooklyn, New York's, Sixpoint Brewing on the West Coast. The Station will be introducing Sixpoint's beers starting at 5:00 PM. This will coincide with the launch at nearby Horse Brass Pub. Different beers are being tapped at each location. Belmont Station will pour:  Resin DIPA Lump of Coal Porter (a collaboration with Belmont Station’s Lisa Morrison) Barrel Aged Otis Oatmeal Stout The Horse Brass will pour: Sweet Action…

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Sixpoint Brewery Launch at APEX

December 17, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sixpoint Brewery continues their Portland launch parties with a stop on Wednesday, December 17th at APEX. The complete draft list of Sixpoint beers is yet to be determined.

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Willamette Week Give!Guide

December 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Join Willamette Week for their annual Give!Guide fundraiser that takes place at Portland's Green Dragon on December 18th.

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Sixpoint Brewery Launch at Saraveza

December 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saraveza welcomes Sixpoint Brewery to town! This stellar brewery out of Brooklyn, NY is hitting Portland via Running Man Distributing and they'll be tapping 5 of their highly rated brews. Owner/Brewer, Shane Welch will be on-hand to answer questions and share some pints! DRAFT LIST: Sweet Action Cream Ale - 5.2% ABV - Rated 99 on Beeradvocate The Crisp Lager - 5.4% ABV Resin IIPA - 9.1% ABV - Rated 92 on Beeradvocate Lump of Coal Porter - 7.9% ABV…

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Ecliptic Brewing Barrel-Aged Orange Giant Barleywine Ale Release

December 20, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Back in February of this year, John Harris and his team of brewers at Ecliptic Brewing began filling Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels with their Orange Giant Barleywine Ale. Now having rested for 10 months in these barrels, Ecliptic is set to release 22oz Bottles of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Orange Giant Barleywine Ale. Finding its inspiration in the upcoming solstice, Ecliptic’s Orange Giant Barleywine will bring warmth to the chilly winter days. The release will take place at Ecliptic in North Portland…

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The Civic Taproom and Bottleshop Grand Opening on Saturday

December 20, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Help celebrate the Grand Opening of The Civic Taproom and Bottleshop all day long on Saturday, December 20th. Three breweries will be on hand beginning at noon with swag, brewers and tastings! Mazama Brewing, Revernd Nat's Cider and Buoy Beer Company will all be there. Several of their kegs will be on tap and the brewers will bring special one-offs for your tasting pleasure. Boise Fry Co. will have fry samples too! Check out our Facebook event here. And follow…

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Launch of WhiskyBack Red at Coalition Brewing

December 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With the maturing of the craft beer industry, many of us craft beer drinkers look elsewhere to enlighten our libations that we consume. One of the more popular explorations is into another malt based beverage, whisky. Tomorrow, Saturday December 20th, Coalition Brewing will be providing such assistance. Taking place from 5:00 to 8:00pm, Coalition will host the launch of Stuart Ramsay's WhiskyBack Series. Coalition is extremely honored to brew the first of the WhiskyBack beers for Stuart Ramsay, one of…

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Bottles Celebrates “Nightmare Before Beermas”

December 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bottles, located on NE Fremont and 51st, will be celebrating their 4th holiday party with a new twist this year. On Saturday, December 20th, from 7:00 to 9:00pm, Bottles will be hosting their inaugural Nightmare Before Beermas Party. This will be an evening full of great beer, food and prizes along with being a fundraiser for Albina Head Start. The evening will feature some rare specialty beers. Bottles will have six special beers on tap from Goose Island, Oakshire, Sierra…

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Ale Apothecary Tasting and Vintage Bottle Sale

December 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join The BeerMongers and the legend behind Ale Apothecary, Paul Arney, for a special evening. Paul will host a complimentary tasting of some Ale Apothecary highly sought after beers. The BeerMongers will have fresh bottles of El Cuatro, Sahati, La Tache and Sahalie for sale. In addition they are raiding the cellar for several vintage bottles to sell as great Holiday gifts for the beer lover who has almost everything, well except for these gems!

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Christmas Eve-Eve Barrel-Aged Spectacular

December 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Hopefully all of your shopping is now behind you. To reward yourself for your efforts The BeerMongers have one special day for you as they exorcize the beer cellar and unearth all of our favorite reserve barrel-aged beers that they’ve managed to hold on to from 2014! It’s arguably their favorite event of the year, where the jockey box comes out and they have 10 taps of the most delicious and varied barrel-aged libations from around the world. This includes…

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Lompoc Brewing Old Tavern Rat Barley Wine Vertical Tasting

December 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Over the years, one of Portland's longest running series of Barley Wine has been produced from Lompoc Brewing. Their popular Old Tavern Rat has been one that beer fans seek out every time its released. On Tuesday, December 23rd, Lompoc will host a five year vertical tasting of Old Tavern Rat Barley Wine at their newly remodeled Sidebar in North Portland. Taking place from 4:00pm to Midnight, the vertical will feature vintages from 1998, 2005, 2007, 2011 and 2013. A…

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Roscoe’s 8th Anniversary

December 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - December 28, 2014 @ 11:00 pm

The day after Christmas will bring in the 8th year of Roscoe's. Yes, on Friday, December 26th Roscoe's will be celebrating their 8th year of bringing the Montavilla neighborhood great craft beer paired with mouth watering food. There is no better way to celebrate than bringing you a phenomenal tap list with some of Roscoe's favorite breweries and beers represented. The party will begin at 2:00 pm on December 26th. Unlike most summits the Roscoe's 8th Anniversary Summit will be…

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Burnside Brewing 4th Anniversary Celebration

December 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Portland, OR - Burnside Brewing Co. celebrates an amazing 4 years on Sunday, December 28, from 6-11pm with the release of two new beers and a party at the brewpub featuring free food, live music, and $4 beers all day. A staple of Oregon's thriving brewpub culture, Burnside Brewing Co. has become known as one of the top places to grab a bite as well as a brew. Focused on easy-drinking brews that can be simple or complex but always…

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January 2015

Double Mountian Pale Death Belgian Style Imperial IPA Bottle Release

January 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Only one week into the first of the year and Hood River's Double Mountain Brewery is set to release their first new bottled beer of the year. And they mean business when they reintroduce an old favorite, Pale Death Belgian Style Imperial IPA, to the masses later this week. Pale Death Belgian Style Imperial IPA is an aromatic hoppy ale that is currently available on draft and in the bottles at the Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom located in downtown…

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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Release Party

January 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Returning for its 2nd consecutive year to Southeast Portland's White Owl Social Club is the Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Release Party. Once again the organizers at White Owl are taking this release party to the next level and beyond the tasty beer itself. Taking place on Thursday, January 8th from 6:00 to 11:00pm, the White Owl will turn everything over to all things Sasquatch, aka Bigfoot. For 2015 the Bigfoot Barleywine Release Party will feature celebrity guest speaker and cast…

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3rd Annual No Wheat? No Sweat Gluten Free Beer Dinner

January 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Portland, OR – Got a new beer resolution? Bazi Bierbrasserie and Merchant Duvin importers are teaming up for the 3rd Annual No Wheat? No Sweat gluten free dining experience on Wednesday, January 21 starting at 7 PM. During the seminar, participants will get to: Learn about gluten-free beverage options Choose between a beer or cider / food pairing option Experience some of the world’s top ranked gluten-free beverages The 3-course menu includes the following: Starter Roasted Beets with Chevre, Grapefruit,…

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#PDXNOW Presents Base Camp’s Collabofest

January 24, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Saturday, January 24th, Base Camp Brewing will host the first ever #PDXNOW Presents Base Camp’s Collabofest, from Noon to 8:00pm. This one of a kind beerfest is held in conjunction with Travel Portland as part of the organization’s larger Portland is Happening Now winter tourism campaign. Base Camp Brewing pulled together ten of Portland’s breweries to pair up to create ten different #PDXNOW brews. The ten breweries include Base Camp, Baerlic, Breakside, Coalition, Ecliptic, Ex Novo, Fat Head’s, Gigantic,…

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February 2015

Block 15 Bottle Release for Super Nebula, Episode VI, Super Nebula Coffee With Elijah & Kriek

February 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

When February begins, its brings with it the return of Bourbon Month at Block 15 and Les Caves. It also marks the release of Super Nebula and Kriek along with this year’s Episode VI and Super Nebula Coffee With Elijah. On Saturday, February 7th, Block 15 releases three bourbon barrel matured beers from the cellars in the brewery’s new 500ml format. Due to the high demands and small supply of these beers there will once again be a limit placed…

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7th Annual Pike Brewing Chocofest 2015

February 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pike Brewing says that this has been called "the best event of the year!" Now in its seventh year, Seattle's Pike Brewing welcomes the return of the 7th Annual Pike Chocofest. What started as a gathering of beer and chocolate lovers in Pike's Museum Room, has turned into a nationally recognized and anticipated feast of the senses. This romantic event takes place on Sunday, February 8, 2015, on three levels and includes local and imported beer and chocolate, wine, cider,…

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March 2015

Firestone Walker Parabola Release

March 23, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Belmont Station is honored to be the place Firestone Walker has chosen to release bottles of it's highly anticipated 2015 Vintage Parabola Russian Imperial Stout in Oregon. Here's what the brewery says about this very special beer: "One of our most aggressive and sought-after offerings. Bold bourbon, tobacco and espresso aromas and a hint of American oak greet the nose. Rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbon-like vanilla fill the palate and create a seamless finish. A remarkably complex…

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April 2015

Understanding Beer Flavor Seminar by Master Brewers Association of Americas

April 13, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$295 – $325

Taking place the day before the start of the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, OR will be class on beer stewardship. Understanding Beer Flavor Seminar will be conducted by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas on Monday, April 13, 2015. This class is rarely conducted in the northwest and will be taught by, Steve Presley, a retired brewmaster of Anheuser-Busch. Held in the Ambridge Event Center, this daylong course from 8:30am to 4:30pm will cover many aspects of…

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Backwoods Brewing Teams Up with HOTLIPS Soda for Super Radler

April 23, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mad Sons, 1109 SE Madison Street
Portland, OR United States
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For its latest beer collaboration, HOTLIPS Soda has teamed up with Backwoods Brewing from Carson, WA to launch its new(ly) Totally Radler named Super Radler. Not to be confused with Hopworks Urban Brewery’s beer of the exact same name (okay, we were bit perplexed by the choice in name), Super Radler is a mix of Backwoods Clear Cut Pale and is then mixed with HOTLIPS lemon soda to provide a version of a radler or what is also known as…

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May 2015

First Annual Ecliptic Brewing Beer Mile

May 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ecliptic Brewing, 825 N Cook St
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Beer and running are not always synonymous with one another. But this will be the case on Sunday, May 31st when Ecliptic Brewing will host its First Annual Beer Mile. Starting time is 9:00am and will begin at the brewery in Portland’s Mississippi neighborhood with a complimentary beer, and end back at Ecliptic for live music and beer festivities. The one mile race will feature an out-and-back course that starts and finishes at the brewery. “We could not be more…

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March 2016

Oakshire Brewing Hellshire VI Portland Release

March 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Barrel aged beer fans in Portland will finally see the release of Oakshire Brewing’s Hellshire VI in both 22 oz. wax dipped bottles and on draft. The Hellshire VI release will take place at Green Dragon on Tuesday, March 29, from 5:00 to 8:00pm. Released a couple of weeks back at Oakshire’s annual Hellshire Day in Eugene, this coveted annual release will finally hit Portland on Tuesday. In addition to Hellshire VI being available in bottles and on draft, the…

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June 2016

Distribution, The Struggle Is Real

June 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Oregon State University and PDX Beer Week present a seminar and networking event that dives deep into the 3 tier system with a panel of experts from self-distributors to large distributing companies. We will take a look at the ever changing landscape of craft beer distribution. Cost: $10 online for attendees or $12 at the door. Includes one free beer. Additional beers can be purchased. Panel:  Eric Banzer-Lausberg Co-founder at Migration Brewing Derek Hass Director of Craft & Import-OR at Columbia Distributing Bob Repp VP of Craft/Specialty at General…

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November 2016

Old Town Brewing and Bigfoot Beverage to Expand Distribution to Eugene and Southern Oregon

November 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Tap & Growler, 5th Street and Pearl
Eugene, OR United States
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Award Winning Portland Brewery Continues with Expansion Plans, Coming Back Home to Eugene Eugene, Ore. – (November 15, 2016) Old Town Brewing ® (OTB®), a locally owned and operated Portland brewery, announced today its partnership with Eugene-based distributor, Bigfoot Beverages. Just over a year after bottling and distributing its award winning, Pacific Northwest inspired beers to customers in the Portland market, Old Town Brewing is yet again expanding its reach through availability in Eugene. “This is somewhat of a coming…

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