Tag Archives: Portland

North American Organic Brewers Festival

June is pretty much the start of beer festival season here in Oregon, with multiple fests and events going on throughout the summer. And next week, the final weekend of June, the 8th annual North American Organic Brewers Festival is taking place in Portland. Two of Portland’s beloved industries – organic beer and sustainability – come together in an annual celebration designed to raise awareness about organic beer and sustainable living. We serve up organic … Continue reading →

Portland Beer Week 2012 announced

This year’s Portland Beer Week is taking place June 7 through 17 (two months earlier than last year’s August debut) and the official press release/announcement was sent out the other day. Notable this year is the brewing of an official beer for Portland Beer Week, an “India Red Lager” collaboration brew between Deschutes Brewery (Portland Pub) and Hopworks Urban Brewery; and there are many other events lined up as well. It should be a good … Continue reading →

Portland Beer Week

It was bound to happen: Portland Beer Week! It joins all the other beer weeks that have been popping up across the U.S., and with Eugene Beer Week and Medford Beer Weeks adds to the inevitable rise of Oregon-based beer weeks—along with the upcoming Corvallis Beer Week (via The New School). From the 19th through the 28th (neatly coinciding with the Beer Bloggers Conference this weekend), Portland will be awash in a ton of special … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference – Portland

This year’s Beer Bloggers Conference (which I don’t believe I’ve talked about yet) is talking place August 19th through 21st in Portland (Oregon)—relatively close to home for me. The overall agenda is still being finalized, but so far it’s looking really good: a dual-keynote speech from Fred Eckhardt and John Foyston; tours of Oregon hop fields; a Thursday-evening pub crawl organized by Portland beer bloggers; closing keynote from Jay Wilson. Of course there will be … Continue reading →

Portland Fruit Beer Festival

Looks like Portland is getting another beer festival, slated for June 11th and 12th: the Fruit Beer Festival. That’s based on The New School’s Ezra’s Twitter feed today, and this post on the Oregon Brew Crew site: Burnside Brewing, OBC’s host for the recent March out meeting, will be introducing the Portland Fruit Beer Festival on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th featuring many one-off, special brews from commercial brewers.¬†They’ve has asked the Oregon … Continue reading →