APEX Celebrates First Year of Kicking Your Palate's Butt

Chillin' at APEX with Jesse McCann

In case you like great beer, here’s a reminder that APEX (yes thee Apex bar at SE Division and 12th Ave) will be celebrating its 1st Anniversary this Saturday, May 7th beginning at 11:30AM until the end of the day at 2:30AM.  Publican Jesse McCann has showed us the draft lineup (he wants it to be a surprise for you so we’ll hold back), and let us just promise you that it isgoing to be OUT OF THIS WORLD!  Jesse says “I’ve been stashing special kegs all year and will be unleashing them all at once on Saturday…Definitely not to be missed.”

Apex Grand Opening May 2010

Brewvana Portland Brewery Tours will be offering rides to and from APEX and hitting up Cascade Brewing Barrel House’s Saison Fest as well.

For details on this tour bus schedule and route, check out their website. Here’s the info we have:

BrewvanaApex Anniversary, Cascade Saison Fest and MORE! Saturday May 7, 2011 2- 5pm $49/ person HOP on the bus and ride with Brewvana to Apex bar to celebrate their ONE year anniversary. The beer selection is going to be AMAZING…. you don’t want to miss this. Next we head to Cascade Brewing Barrel House to participate in the Saison Fest! Last, we will swing by HUB for a tour of the brewery while we sip on amazing award winning beer. HOP on the bus, and relax as we take you on a stroll to our favorite beer spots. Tour price includes: -a safe ride?-2 beers at Apex?-sampling glass and 4 tastes at the Saison Fest?-samples and tour at Hopworks?-gratuity for all your beer servers

Mother’s Day Beer & Cheese Pairing with Lisa Morrison

(l to r) Tyffany DeGray, Lisa Morrison, and Jeff AlworthSunday May 8, 2011 1-3pm $45/ person Join BREWVANA this Sunday @ Saraveza! for a fun filled day of the best 2 things ever: Beer, and Cheesecake!?We will pick you up between noon and 1, to make it to the event on time. Lisa Morrison, the Beer Goddess, and Sarah Pederson of Saraveza are hosting a unique Mother’s Day event. Help your mom discover her perfect craft beer and cheesecake pair (or just come and tell your mom about it later)! Enjoy samples of 6 savory and sweet cheesecakes made by local bakers & brewers (including Hair of the Dog, Block 15 & Alaskan) as well as 8+ craft beers. Lisa will also be signing copies of her newly published book, “Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia”. Proceeds for the event go to the Pink Boots Society. Do it for your Mom.