Corvallis Beer Week Returns for Second Year

Corvallis Beer Week

There’s a lot of awesome beer weeks around the country, but one you definitely don’t want to miss out on is the second annual Corvallis Beer Week!

Corvallis’ Craft Beer scene continues to blossom beginning on Monday, September 10th.  That’s the day that the 2nd Annual Corvallis Beer Week kicks off to promote the education and celebration of Craft Beer throughout our beautiful city.

The idea for Corvallis Beer Week is the brainchild of Corvallis Beer Week parade 2011Co-Founder Drew Salmi, Beer Curator at Les Caves Bier & Kitchen in downtown Corvallis.  He saw other communities throughout Oregon including, Portland, Eugene and Medford rally behind the idea of a week long celebration of the Craft Beer industry.  After bringing Chris Althouse, Co-Founder of Oakshire Brewing and Bar Manager at Block 15, and Nathan Langner, Instructor & Faculty Member at Oregon State University, the Corvallis Beer Week team was complete and we had an amazing first year!

Heading into our 2nd year we formalized our passion for promoting the Craft Beer industry.  We formed Corvallis Craft Beer Association LLC with the social mission to promote Craft Beer advocacy throughout Corvallis Oregon.  Joining CCBA’s signature event, Corvallis Beer Week, will be our 2nd event, BARREL, a barrel-matured Craft Beer experience happening on Friday, September 14th, 2012 at the Corvallis Odd Fellows Hall.

In all, Corvallis Beer Week 2012 has 39 fantastic events in 7 days brought to by 33 Sponsors.  Types of events include beer sensory analysis classes, beer dinners, brewery tours, open houses, limited bottle releases, a kickoff march, a block party, beerfests and even a casual Disc Golf Tournament.  Sponsors and Participants include Block 15, Bombs Away Cafe, Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, Flat Tail Brewing, Point Blank Distributing, American Dream Pizza, Brew Station, Calapooia, City Limits Store, Cloud & Kelly’s, Ninkasi Brewing, Oakshire Brewing, Terminus, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Afton Field Farm, BARREL, Bloktoberfest, Brewpublic, Corvallis Brewing Supply, Corvallis Sports Park, Craft Beer Picnic, Fireworks, Les Caves, McKenzie by SewOn, McMenamins on Monroe, Murphy’s, Nearly Normals, Oregon Beer Growler, Oregon Trail Brewery, OSU Fermentation Science Dept., Septembeerfest, Sky High Brewing and Suds & Suds.

Corvallis Beer Week

With our entire Event Calendar at the week is sure to have something for every Craft Beer fan! For more information please contact Chris Althouse at or visit us on the web at



Corvallis Craft Beer Association was founded in 2012 by friends, Drew Salmi, Chris Althouse and Nathan Langner with the social mission to promote Craft Beer advocacy throughout beautiful Corvallis, Oregon.  CCBA’s signature event, Corvallis Beer Week, runs from September 10th-16th, 2012 with 39 fantastic events.  CCBA has also added a 2nd signature event with BARREL, a barrel-matured Craft Beer experience on Friday, September 14th.