Bridgetown Beerhouse 6th Anniversary

Bridgetown BeerhouseAs the gentrification was in full swing in Portland’s Mississippi neighborhood, Bridgetown Beerhouse opened their doors six years ago. To help commemorate this day, Bridgetown Beerhouse will host their 6th Anniversary on Saturday, January 17th from Noon to 11:00pm.

This anniversary will bring out some rare beers for all to enjoy. And if one arrives at the most opportune time, Bridgetown Beerhouse will crack open their Annual Anniversary Double Magnum for all to enjoy compliments of Bridgetown.

Hair of the Dog AdamThis year’s 3 Litter bottle is 2009 Doggie Claws from Hair of the Dog. This is a barleywine made in the West Coast style. Big malt and hops make this copper colored ale one of our most popular products. Produced in September and October and released in November, this Beer will improve for years to come. This particular dusty bottle was cellared in a cool, dark crawl space. IBU 70, ABV: 11.5%

As with any special beer event its best to come prepared. The staff at Bridgetown Beerhouse will like their patrons to abide by the following steps:

  • Please order at Bar
  • Credit Card is needed to open a tab
  • 8oz is the smallest serving.
  • Outside food welcomed
  • Please be responsible

The initial draft lineup for Bridgetown Beerhouse’s 6th Anniversary will feature the following beers.

MIDNIGHT SUN – BERSERKER (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout) – $4/8oz
Vicious and viscous, this menacing brew pours opaque black with a creamy maduro-colored head. Its aroma offers seductive whiskey, chewy red wine, dark fruit and lavish tobacco. Berserker Imperial Stout invades your taste buds with in-your-face flavor. Weighing in at almost 13% alcohol by volume, Berserker is completely out-of-control. Give it a good fight. This version of Berserker Imperial Stout was aged in oak bourbon barrels. The entire batch was transferred from oak into a stainless tank before being filtered, carbonated and packaged in kegs IBU: 30, ABV: 12.7%

GOOSE ISLAND – BOURBON COUNTY (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout) – $6/8oz
Brewed in honor of the 1000th batch at our original Clybourn brewpub. A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with thick foam the color of a bourbon barrel. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of Budweiser. IBU: 60, ABV 14.2%

BALLAST POINT– BARREL AGED VICTORY AT SEA – (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter) – $5/12
This Imperial Porter is a bold, smooth brew with just the right amount of sweetness. They infused this robust porter with whole vanilla beans and San Diego’s own Caffe Calabria coffee beans, and aged in Bourbon Barrels. ABV: 12.2%

BARLEY BROWN’S – CHAOS (Imperial Cascadian Dark Ale) – $5/12oz
An Imperial version of Barley Brown’s GABF award winning Turmoil Cascadain Dark Ale. Opaque, bold, and loaded with hops. IBU: 100+, ABV: 10.3%

BLOCK 15  – HOPPY NEW YEAR (Imperial IPA) – $4/12oz
Imperial IPA brewed to celebrate the New Year! Floor malted Maris Otter, Pale, and Vienna malts prop up large kettle additions of Apollo, Cascade, Falconer’s Flight and Citra hops. Aromatically dry hopped with Citra & Mosaic with ample hop flavor and aroma and a balanced bitter finish. IBU: 90, ABV: 8.3%

Pliny the Elder was a Roman naturalist, scholar, historian, traveler, officer, and writer…..Bla Bla Bla…Delicious. IBU:100 ABV: 8%

Breakside’s take on the classic India Pale ale style – the favorite craft beer of the Northwest. This amber colored brew is loaded with four different types of hops during the brew day and then gets dry hopped. Their IPA has a huge citrus and pine character with a strong, but refined bitterness. 2014 GABF IPA category GOLD Winner. IBU:70, ABV: 6.8%

BEAR REPUBLIC – TARTARE – (Berliner Weisse) – $5/8oz
One of the world’s classic sour beer styles, Tartare is Bear Republic’s interpretation of Berliner Weisse, the tart, low-alcohol beer style dubbed as ‘The Champagne of the North.’ ABV: 4%

DE GARDE – IMPERIAL APRICOT BU – (Berliner Weisse) – $4/12oz
This spontaneously fermented imperial version of Apricot Bu has a nose of heavy apricots, tart, tropical fruit while the flavor is sour, puckering, highlighted by apricots and layers of other tropical fruit. The finish is clean, fresh fruit, and very tart. ABV: 5.5%

BLOCK 15 – BREWER’S BRUNCH BLEND ’14 (American Wild Ale) – $4/12oz
Block 15 created a great blend from the brewery for their cellar stash release. This years is a blend of 30% Honeybell wild and sour tangelo farmhouse ale, 30% 2013 spontaneously fermented Turbulent Consequence, and 40% Tripel matured in French Cognac barrels with fresh pressed grapefruit juice. ABV: 8.25%

Bridgetown Beerhouse Growlers

The Beers that will be rotating in as the previously mentioned beers run out will include the follow:

CRUX FERMENTATION PROJECT – TOUGH LOVE (Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout) – $5/8oz
Tough Love is bold but nuanced, an homage of sorts to the traditional Russian Imperial Stouts and the ruling style of Catherine the Great. We Construct it with dark, roasted malts, malted rye, and oak-smoked wheat, and then banished it for nine months in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels. The aging smoothes out the edges on an otherwise bold statement, and bitterness succumbs to tender strokes of vanilla beans, hints of dried cherries, and new layers revealing themselves with each sip. ABV: 11.5%

LAURELWOOD  – SANTA’S WOODY – (Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine) – $4/12oz
Bourbon Barrel Aged American Barley Wine. ‘Nuff said. ABV 9.2%

The awesome blend of Columbus, Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe hops bombard this IPA with flavors of citrus, tropical fruit, and a little bit of pine. The light malt flavor comes from 2-row barley and a touch of crystal malt. 2013 GABF IPA category GOLD Winner. 2013 National IPA Champion. IBU: 70, ABV: 7%

BEND BREWING – CHING CHING – (Berliner Weisse) – $4/12oz
Berliner Weisse brewed with pomegranate and hibiscus. 2013 GABF American-Style Sour Ale category Gold Winner. ABV: 4%

Bridgetown Beerhouse
915 N Shaver St
Portland, OR 97227

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