Tag Archives: Oregon Brewers Festival

It’s Oregon Brewfest week!

The 26th annual Oregon Brewers Festival starts this week, on a Wednesday for the first time ever! In addition to running five days this year, ending on Sunday the 28th, this is the first year also that they won’t be offering up plastic mugs: instead, they have actual glassware, a 12-ounce┬ásouvenir tasting glass that needs to be purchased for $7 (though remember, admission is free). Everything kicks off Wednesday morning with the (sold out) Oregon … Continue reading →

Oregon Brewfest 2013 breweries announced

The Oregon Brewers Festival, which takes place from July 24 through 28 this year, has posted on Facebook the breweries that made the cut to pour beer at this year’s Fest: 10 Barrel Brewing Co 21st Amendment Brewery Alameda Brewing Co Anderson Valley Brewing Co Ballast Point Base Camp Brewing Co Bayern Brewing Boneyard Beer Boulder Beer Co Boulevard Brewing Co Boundary Bay Brewery Breakside Brewery BridgePort Brewing Co Burnside Brewing Co Cascade Brewing Cascade … Continue reading →

The Oregon Brewfest expands to five days, adds tasting glasses

This year’s Oregon Brewers Festival is in its 26th annual iteration (the first one took place in 1988) and to celebrate—and better support its growth year after year—this year the Brewfest is expanding to five full days, beginning on Wednesday, July 24 and ending on Sunday, July 28. And that’s not all: this is also the year that the OBF switches from the ubiquitous plastic tasting mugs to tasting glasses. From the press release: “The … Continue reading →

OBF 2012 Images

Finally, here are my photos from this year’s Oregon Brewers Festival. Enjoy!

OBF (2012) Beyond the Beer

Even though the focus of the Oregon Brewers Festival is drinking beer (which I covered here and here for the two days I attended) but there’s also more to it than that: meeting friends, talking with brewers and industry pros, homebrew and education, people watching, and so on. Here’s my write-up of the OBF beyond just the beer reviews. (All my pictures to follow shortly.) Full disclosure: I attended again this year as media, which … Continue reading →