Category Archives: Events

Pouring at the Coast Fest is going on today and tomorrow

The annual Pouring at the Coast Craft Beer Festival is here again, kicking off in Seaside (Oregon) tonight with their Brewers Dinner at McKeown’s Restaurant starting at 5pm. Tomorrow is the main pouring and tasting day from 3 to 9pm at the Seaside Convention Center. They’ve got a nice list of breweries pouring beer, including: Astoria Brewing Bill’s Tavern Boring Brewing Co. Buoy Beer Co. Columbia River Brewing Co. Coalition Brewery Flat Tail Brewing Fort George … Continue reading →

Double Mountain celebrates 7 years this Saturday

This Saturday the 15th, Hood River’s Double Mountain Brewery is celebrating their seventh anniversary all day long in true Double Mountain fashion: closing the street and holding a big top block party on Fourth Street in front of the brewery! The party starts at 11:30 and runs until 10pm, and throughout the day will feature live music (beginning at 12:30), 20 beers that will be pouring, kids activities (kids will be allowed until 8pm) and … Continue reading →

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser with Deschutes Brewery

One week from today, Deschutes Brewery in Bend is holding a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser and Silent Auction to raise money for two employees who were recently diagnosed with cancer. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 5, from 5:30 to 10pm at the Pub Tap Room (the upstairs portion). Here are the details: Two employees from our Deschutes Brewery Family have been diagnosed with Cancer. In order to help Chris [Steavens] and … Continue reading →

McMenamins’ Hillsdale Brewfest

This Saturday, the 22nd, is McMenamins’ 21st Annual Hillsdale Brewfest taking place at their venerable Hillsdale Brewery & Public House in Portland. This is the original and oldest of McMenamins’ fests and is the one that determines what beer will represent McMenamins at the Oregon Brewers Festival in July. Twenty of the finest beers from McMenamins’ breweries are sent into battle, their brewers vying for bragging rights, the notorious championship belt and a berth in the annual … Continue reading →

Play Zwickelmania Bingo again this year

With the 6th annual Zwickelmania celebration taking place tomorrow across Oregon, I’ve been dusting off and updating the Zwickelmania Bingo page I made last year, adding the new participating breweries and removing a few that aren’t on the Oregon Brewers Guild list. Zwickelmania Bingo generates a Bingo card that you can print out and take with you on your zwickel-ing: for each brewery you visit (or beer style you drink, if you include those on … Continue reading →