Category Archives: Events

The Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival is back for its 3rd year

Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 the third annual Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival returns to Saraveza, featuring “more than 70 different beers, artisan cheese, charcuterie and pickles” along with an exclusive festival beer and bottle release from Upright Brewing and more. There will be at least 30 beers on tap at any given time between Saraveza’s taps and their Bad Habit Room around the corner, and there are some insanely great debuts … Continue reading →

Juniper Brewing celebrates 1 year of beer

Redmond, Oregon’s Juniper Brewing is celebrating their first anniversary this weekend, kicking things off Friday, March 6 from 4 to 9pm, and continuing all day Saturday from 11am to closing (10pm-ish). They’ve posted a short description of the party plans on their site: We will be having a blast as we turn 1 year old this weekend! Dump City Dumplings will be on hand to fill your bellies, Onay Weaver will be providing some Live Entertainment … Continue reading →

2015 Craft Brewers Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Jon and I both got the press release late last week that Simon Sinek will deliver the keynote address for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference and I thought I’d post it because it’s something that I’m looking forward to. Jon and I have press passes and I’m starting to strategically plan out my day (and night) for the conference and then this came along. I saw some Pete Dunlop’s blog and became even more excited for … Continue reading →

Bend Brewing 20th anniversary beer list

With Bend Brewing Company‘s 20th anniversary party coming up this Friday, they are planning on “20 beers for 20 years”—meaning yes, they will have 20 beers available on tap. That’s a mini-brewfest all their own! Head brewer Ian Larkin posted on Facebook a list of the beers that he’ll be putting on tap for Friday, including the uber-special ones, so I thought I’d re-list them here. High Desert Hefeweizen Metolius Golden Ale Elk Lake India … Continue reading →

McMenamins 22nd Annual Hillsdale Brewfest

This Saturday, February 21st, the first and oldest of McMenamins’ in-house beer festivals, the Hillsdale Brewfest, is celebrating its 22nd incarnation. Fittingly, they will have 22 beers from as many breweries, and attendees have the opportunity to sample them and vote on their favorite—the ultimate winner of which will go on to represent McMenamins at the Oregon Brewers Festival in July. More than 20 of the finest ales from McMenamins’ breweries are sent into battle, … Continue reading →