Category Archives: Events

Prepping for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference #cbc15

Jon and I are preparing to attend the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference (CBC or #cbc15 from here on out) that officially runs Tuesday through Saturday. We plan on attending under media credentials and trying to cover everything we can, but if you’ve seen the events this week, that’s impossible. I’m not sure how much Internet connection we will have at the hotel or convention center (or frankly, time to stop to post), so posts may … Continue reading →

CBC Events: The Field Guide to Drinking in America Book Launch Party

If you’re going to hold a book launch party, then there’s probably not a better time to do it than during the Craft Brewers Conference! And that is exactly what beer writer Niki Ganong is doing today, Monday, April 13, with the launch party to her new book, The Field Guide to Drinking in America, taking place at the White Owl Social Club from 6 to 9pm. Come out to celebrate the release of Niki Ganong’s … Continue reading →

CBC Events: Widmer’s 30th Anniversary Wrap-up Party

Over the past year Widmer Brothers has been celebrating their 30 years in existence with their 30 Beers for 30 Years series, featuring a specialty beer brewed to commemorate each year they’ve been around. And on Friday, April 17—the final day of the Craft Brewers Conference—they are throwing a 30th anniversary wrap-up party starting at 3pm at the White Owl Social Club at 1305 SE 8th Avenue. Join Widmer Brothers Brewing as we close out our … Continue reading →

CBC Events: Belmont Station’s killer events all week

All during the week of the Craft Brewers Conference, Belmont Station has got a great lineup of events taking place—some days they even have two back-to-back events. Belmont Station is one of Portland’s very best bottleshops and beer bars (as well as a favorite of mine) and they are pulling out all the stops for CBC week. Here’s the lineup: Monday, April 13 Victory Meet the Brewer & Deep Cocoa Bottle Release, 5 to 7pm: Meet … Continue reading →

CBC Events: Lompoc Brewing’s week-long medley

For the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland next week, Lompoc Brewing has a full slate of events taking place at their Sidebar in North Portland—something happening every night from Monday through Thursday! Not only will Sidebar be pouring some of Lompoc’s best beers, there will also be guest beers on tap throughout the week. I’d highly recommend visiting at least one of the nights if your schedule accommodates. Here is their breakdown: All events are … Continue reading →