Tag Archives: Oregon Brewers Festival

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 →

OBF Beer Recommendations (Saturday)

Today is the third day of the Oregon Brewers Festival and if you’re planning on heading down to the Park to attend today, here are some beer recommendations to look for: Buzz/Sour Tent: Get there early, because the OBF tweeted that it’s going to run dry some time this afternoon. Check out what’s pouring right away, and watch the twitter feeds (@OBFBuzzTent, @OBFSourTent). Electric Beer: Straight-up, solidly brewed Kolsch with a nice hoppy presence. Widmer … Continue reading →