Happy weekend! Here’s the news in Oregon beer for Friday, August 7, and the rest of the weekend. As usual, I’ll be periodically updating this post throughout the day with the latest news, so check back often. If you have news to share, please contact me and I can get that posted as well.
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales (Hood River): Today is the opening day of their new Logsdon Barrel House & Taproom in downtown Hood River: “We are opening our doors to the public this coming Friday, August 7. Our opening draft lineup will include all of our current beers, which entails…of course…Peche ‘n Brett. In addition to our offerings we’ll be featuring Bockor Vanderghinste and Kwak (served in the appropriate proprietary glassware). Come one, come all! We’re excited to open this new chapter, and we’re excited to share it with you.”
Portland U-Brew & Pub (Portland): Today and tomorrow is their annual Westmoreland/Sellwood Summer Brewfest! It starts at noon each day and features: “6 local breweries on tap, cider from Bushwacker, live music all weekend, BBQ, fundraiser for Angelo’s Brian tumor foundation (Angelo and I will brew a special batch). Kid/pet friendly, outdoor events with tents. $20 for a mug and 10 samples.$1.00 samples. AND FUN!” The special beer brewed with Angelo of Brewpublic is “Grain brain apricot /peach pale ale.”