Zwickelmania 2012

ZwickelmaniaToday is Oregon’s fourth annual Zwickelmania event, the statewide “brewery open house” celebrating the state’s great beer culture, all organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild.

2012 President’s Day weekend, dozens of Oregon breweries and brewpubs will open their doors to visitors for the state’s 4th annual Zwickelmania. Zwickelmania, hosted by the Oregon Brewers Guild (OBG), is a free statewide event that offers visitors a chance to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample their favorite beers.
When: Saturday, February 18th, 2012 from 11-4 pm
What: Oregon Brewers Guild Brewery Open House.

I’ve been mentioning this all week in my Oregon Beer News posts because I think it’s a fantastic way to get people interested in beer and brewing and it’s such an easy way for breweries to participate. And many go above and beyond just offering tours as well: sampling rare beers, offering food, glassware and other swag, and much more.

And don’t forget the three big beer regions have shuttles running too: Portland, Eugene, and Central Oregon. The schedules for those can be found on the Zwickelmania page.

Here are the participating breweries, by region:

Central Oregon

10 Barrel Brewing Co.
62970 18th ST
Bend OR 97701
541-585-1007
11-4pm
We are opening our new brewery to the public for the first time and our new brewers Tonya Cornett and Shawn Kelso will be in attendance. Come down and check out the new stainless. We will be tasting beers, giving tours and firing up the BBQ.

Bend Brewing Co
1019 NW Brooks St
Bend
541-383-1599
11:30-4pm
We invite you to tour the brewery with Brewer, Ian Larkin, and taste our Big Eddy Bitter and award-winning Outback X from 11:30-4pm

Boneyard Beer
37 NW Lake Pl – Suite B
Bend OR 97701
541-323-2325
11-4pm

Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.-7th Street Brewhouse
855 SW 7th St.
Redmond OR 97756
541-923-1795
11-4pm

Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. The Lodge
1441 SW Chandler Ave Suite 100
Bend
541-388-4998
11-4pm

Deschutes Brewery
901 SW Simpson Ave
Bend
541-385-8606
11-4pm
Open house! Tours will take place in the tasting room, Huppman brewhouse & from 11-4pm and the lower warehouse, a rare spot to tour from 11-2pm only. Special beers to sample throughout & brewers onsite to chat and answer questions.

GoodLife Brewing Company

70 Sw Century Drive 100-464
Bend, OR 97702
541-728-0749
Head Brewer will be on site to give one-on-one tours of the newest brewery in Bend. Plus group rides on the Cycle-Pub from GoodLife around town.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School Brewery
700 NW Bond St
Bend
541-382-5174
11-4pm
Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Sleepy Hollow (Hogshead Whiskey Barrel-aged) and courtesy of brewer Mike “Curly” White a surprise dry-hopped crowd-pleaser

Silver Moon Brewing Co.
24 NW Greenwood Ave
Bend, OR 97701
541-388-8331
11-4pm
We’ll have a brewer on site offering tours and tastings for the day. We’ll also have our GABF Gold Medal winning Dark Side Stout on tap in the brewery as well.

Three Creeks Brewing
721 Desperado Ct
Sisters OR 97759
541-549-1963
11:30-4pm
Open/available for brewery tours from 11:30 till 4 p.m.

Yet To Be Named Brewery
50 SW Division St
Bend OR 97701
11-4pm
Bring your hard hats, safety goggles, and beer mugs! Come by and see our brewery before it’s a brewery. We’re located at the former AAMCO site and will be under construction. But don’t worry— we’ll have some great beer on hand. Larry, Dave, and Paul (owners of this new brewery) will be there to talk beer, brewery plans, and just about anything else you’d want to discuss (including name suggestions) ~ Cheers!

Old Mill Brew Werks
384 SW Upper Terrace
Bend, OR 97702
541-633-7670
In celebration of this Saturday’s ZwickelmaniA we welcome our Brewmaster, Michael McMahon, to the pub to meet and mingle with his adoring fans. Stop by for good times, great people, and answers to all your most intimate craft-brewing questions!

Mt. Hood / The Gorge

Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
8 Fourth St.
Hood River , OR 97031
541-387-0042
12-4pm
Free tours on the half hour with a beer and charcuterie tasting.

Full Sail Brewing Co.
506 Columbia
Hood River
541-386-2247
11-4pm
Be sure to swing by Full Sail, take a tour and sample our a new Brewer’s Share beer, Dan’s Satin Nitro Stout paired with chocolate. You’ll even get to take home a complementary pint glass. Guided Brewery Tours at 11, 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4PM

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
4785 Booth Hill
Hood River, OR 97031
541-490-916
We will be doing special tastings of oak aged beers.

Portland

Alameda Brewhouse
4765 NE Fremont
Portland, OR 97213
503-460-9025
11-4pm
We will be pouring tasters of upcoming ales.

Ambacht
1055 NE 25th Ave Suite N
Hillsboro
503-828-1400
11-4pm
Ambacht brewers will be giving tours of the brewery and sampling beers including previews of our barrel-aged honey triple.

Amnesia Brewing Company
832 N Beech
Portland, OR 97227
503-281-7708
11-4pm
We will be doing tours from beginning to end and we will sample out several beers of what ever is ready in the tank.

Breakside Brewery
820 NE Dekum St
Portland
503-719-6475
11-4pm
We will be releasing an American Wheat ale as well as two versions of our Gin Barrel-Aged IPA, one dry hopped with Citra hops, the other with Simcoe. Both versions of the Gin IPA will be available in bottles for purchase as well. Free samples from the Zwickel of our Belgian-style tripel and free samples of our Lavender Fudge Stout. Schwag raffles at 12, 1, and 3. Tours ongoing from 11-4. Food specials throughout the day.

BridgePort Brewing
1313 NW Marshall
Portland
503-241-7179
11-4pm
We will offer complimentary samples of our newly released Black Pale Ale “Dark Rain” from 11:30am-4:00pm. We’ll also offer tours on the half-hour from 12:00-3:30pm.

Burnside Brewing Co.
701 E Burnside
Portland
503-946-8151
11-4pm
Will be pouring samples of their IPA out of the Zwickel.

Cascade Brewing Barrel House
939 SE Belmont St
Portland
503-265-8603
11-4pm
Will be pouring from live oak barrels on the production side of the Barrel House

Coalition Brewing
2724 SE Ankeny St
Portland
503-894-8080
11-4pm
We’ll be opening up the brewery for tours, as well as doing tastings from the tanks, and a special beer release of a smoked dunkelweizen

Columbia River Brewing Co.
1728 NE 40th Ave
Portland, OR 97213
503-943-6157
11-4pm
we will offer free snacks during their visit.

Deschutes Brewery-Portland Pub
210 NW 11th Ave
Portland
503-296-4906
11-4pm
Only day all year we do brewery tours in Portland! Special menu & brewers onsite! Space will be extremely limited for brewery tours.

F.O.T.M. Brewing 
3443 NE. 57th Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
503.894.8973
11-4pm

Full Sail at Riverplace
0307 SW Montgomery
Portland
11-4pm
503-222-5343
Be sure to swing by Full Sail at Riverplace, take a tour and sample our a new Brewer’s Share beer, Dan’s Satin Nitro Stout paired with chocolate. You’ll even get to take home a complementary pint glass. (while they last) Guided Brewery Tours at 11, 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4PM

Gigantic Brewing
5224 SE 26th Ave
Portland
503-208-3416
11-4pm
Gigantic Brewery Tours, Loud Music +we will be pouring tastes of 2 of our collabo beers: Schwarzerfreude –
brewed with Pelican Pub and Brewery and Collabo Wabo – brewed with Oakshire Brewing.

Green Dragon
928 SE 9th Ave
Portland
503-517-0660
11-4pm
Green Dragon will open early at 10 AM for a breakfast/brunch which will cost $10 – please to call to make a reservation if you can. The SE shuttle bus route will start at Green Dragon and the Buckman Village Brewery will be giving hourly tours at the Green Dragon and the Green Dragon brewery will have a zwickle/keller pilsner on tap

Hair of the Dog Brewing Co.
61 SE Yamhill St
Portland
503-232-6585
11-4pm
Brewery will be open and pouring samples of beer in the back.

Hopworks Urban Brewery
2944 SE Powell Blvd
Portland
503-232-4677
11-4pm
We will be giving tours every 20 minutes! We will giving away a “Secret prize!”

Laurelwood Public House and Brewery
5115 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland
503-282-0622
11-4pm
Brewers will be doing tours and sampling people on our beers as well as special beers with different and new hop varieties to try. We will have cupcakes and chocolates.

Lompoc Brewing Co. – 5th Quadrant
3901-B N Williams
Portland
503-288-3996
11-4pm
Will be open and have brewers present. Sidebar will also be open with some appietizers.

Lompoc Brewing – New Old Lompoc Brewery
1616 NW 23rd
Portland, OR 97210
503-225-1855
11-4pm
Will be open and have brewers present to sample new beers and sample beers from the beer vault

Lucky Labrador Beer Hall
1945 NW Quimby
Portland
503-517-4352
11-4pm
Tour our brewery and get a free taster of barley wine

Lucky Labrador Brewpub
915 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland
503-236-3555
11-4
Tour our brewery and get a free taster of barley wine

Max’s Fanno Creek Brewpub
12562 SW Main St
Tigard, OR 97223-6195
(503) 624-9400
11-4
(503) 624-9400

McMenamins Crystal Brewery
1332 W. Burnside St.
2nd Floor
Portland
503-225-0047
11-4pm
Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Obamanator Doppelbock and Scottish Rite 70 Shilling Ale

MacTarnahan’s Brewing Co.
Mac Tarnahan’s Taproom
2730 NW 31st Ave
Portland
503-228-5269
12-4pm
Join the brewers from Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s on a tour throughout the brewery, every hour on the hour from noon – 4pm. Complementary samples of specialty beers from both Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s including specially blended barrel aged beers. The Taproom will be serving up delicious beer-inspired menu items all day. Please note: tour sizes are limited to 20 people each and are first come, first serve.

Migration Brewing
2828 NE Glisan St
Portland
503-206-5221
11-4
We will be celebrating our 2 year anniversary that same day. Here is what we have planned thus far for the 18th:
-Live bands throughout the day, -We will be releasing a limited run of 22oz. bottles. -We will be releasing our Double IPA “Deuce” which will come in at 95IBU’s and sit around 8.8%ABV-We will also be releasing our Coffee IPA, which holds the color of an IPA with an 1/8 a cup of cold press coffee + we will be providing tours of our brewery with samples off the zwickle.

Natian Brewery
Natian is going to participate in a unique way, since we can’t do a tour at our facility on that day, we have teamed up with EastBurn. Natalia and Ian will be at EastBurn pouring Natian beer and doing a meet the brewer type deal. All you Zwickelheads feel free to stop into while you’re out & about or after Zwickelmania ends at 4pm. We’ll be pouring beer at EastBurn, 1800 E Burnside from 3-5pm.


Occidental Brewing Company

6635 N Baltimore Ave
Portland OR 97203
503-719-7102
11-4pm
we’ll have tastings, tours, meet the brewers, and cornhole

Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies
6410 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland
503-239-8544
11-4pm
We are doing tours, tastings and meet the brewer.

Portland U-Brew & Pub
6237 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 943-2727
11-4pm
We’ll just be brewing beer all day like normal, and giving tours.

Rock Bottom Brewery
206 SW Morrison
Portland
503-796-2739
11-4pm
The brewers will be in the brewhouse giving samples, tours, and tirades.

Rogue Distillery+Public House
1339 NW Flanders St
Portland
503-222-5910
11-4pm
The Rogue Public House will be having hourly bathroom tours and will also provide tasters.

Rogue Hall
1717 Southwest Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 219-8000
11am-4pm
The Rogue Hall will open early at 10 AM for a breakfast/brunch which will cost $10 please to call to make a reservation if you can. The Rogue Hall will be having hourly bathroom tours and will also provide tasters.

Sasquatch Brewing Company
6440 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland Oregon 97239
503-402-1999
11-4pm
We will offer tours and samples

The Commons Brewery
1810 SE 10th Ave, Unit E
Portland, OR 97214
503-819-0758
11-4pm
We will offer samples off the tanks and have beer available for purchase from our 8 taps in the tasting room.

Vertigo Brewing 
21420 NW Nicholas Ct. Suite D-7
Hillsboro
503-645-6644
11-4pm
People are welcome to come see the recent brewery expansion and enjoy samples. $8.00 – $10.00 growler fills also available.

Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.
924 N. Russell St
Portland
11-4pm
503-281-2437
11-4pm
Join us on February 18th for free Brewery tours from the Brothers and other brewers, sample a variety of Widmer Brothers beers, including beers that you can only enjoy at the Brewery and visit multiple tasting stations with recommended food and beer pairings. All guests will receive a complimentary Widmer Brothers tasting glass that they can use for samples throughout the tour. The Widmer Brothers Gasthaus Pub and retail shop will be open regular business hours as well.

Southern Oregon

Caldera Brewing
540 Clover Lane
Ashland
541-482-1104
11-4pm
We are selling cases for $20, Merchandise for cheap, Beer tasting, Brewery tours, Parking lot sale – moving brewery and blowing out bone yard items including Bar stools, Tables, Chairs, Bar supplies, Tools, PVC, Elec conduit, Wiring, Motors, French fry slicer and Black lights.

Southern Oregon Brewing Co.

1922 United Way
Medford
541-776-9898
Open 3-9pm with a brewery tour at 4pm – happy hour pricing at 7pm

Standing Stone Brewing Co.
101 Oak St.
Ashland, OR 97520
541-482-2448
11-4pm
We will offer tours followed by a brewer led tasting of 3 beers. Tours and tasting at 12 – 1 pm and 2 – 3 pm. At 3:30 pm we will offer a class entitled, “Beer Ingredients and their Flavor Contribution” All events are free.

The Coast

Fort George Brewery + Public House
1483 Duane St.
Astoria
11-4pm
We are looking forward to having one hell of a Zwickelmania. With the two breweries cranking out beer, there will be plenty to sample off the zwick as well. All hands on deck, there will be brewers leading tours of both facilities all day. We are hoping to have our new 120’s bubbling away as well. Also we are putting on a Stout festival, the “Festival of Dark Arts” will feature over 30 Stouts, over 15 of which not previously poured during “Stout Month.” Beyond the beer, there will be a dark art show, tattoo artists, tarot card readers, fire dancers, fire breathers, belly dancers, music, and pirates. The Fest is ALL AGES/FREE ADMISSION. $8 for festival tasting glass. $1 a taste. 2-10-pm

Pelican Pub and Brewery
33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr.
Pacific City
11-5pm
503-965-7007
Tours and zwickle tastings on the half hour

Rogue Ale Public House
100 39th St., Pier 39
Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-5964
11-4pm
Tours on the hour

Rogue Brewer’s on the Bay
2320 OSU Drive
Newport, OR 97365
541-867-3664
Tours on the hour

Rusty Truck Brewing Co
4649 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367
(541) 994-7729
11-4pm
We will have brewery tours available from 11-4

Willamette Valley

Rogue Farms Micro Hopyard/Chatoe Rogue
3590 Wigrich Rd.
Independence, OR 97351
(503) 838-9813
11-4pm
Free tasters and tours as well.

Falling Sky Brewing House
1334 Oak Alley
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 484-3322
11-4pm
We will do brewery tours all day with a special beer/food pairing.

Flat Tail Brewing
202 SW 1st Ave
Corvallis OR 97333
541-758-2229
11-4pm
We’ll do an open house with a keg of Zwickel Kölsch on tap in the pub/ tastings from tanks.

Fire Mountain Brewery
10800 NW Rex Brown Rd
Carlton
503-852-7378
11-4pm
Snacks and free tasting

Heater|Allen Brewing
905 NE 10th Ave
McMinnville
503-472-4898
11-4pm
We will have an Open House, do Brewery tours, and we’ll pouring from tank one beer (Hugo, our Bock) for sure, and possibly Smoky Bobtoberfest if it’s presentable.

Hop Valley Brewing
980 Kruse Way
Springfield
541-744-3330
11-4pm
We will be giving brewery tours all day and have tastings for people

McMenamins High Street Brewery
1243 High Street
Eugene
541-345-4905
11a-4p
Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Mon Cherry Porter (Bourbon-cherry Porter) and the “Wizard Walk Saison” will not be served this Saturday, instead, Mill Breaker IPA will be served in its place.

McMenamins on Monroe
2001 N.W. Monroe Avenue
Corvallis, Oregon 97330
541-758-0080
11-4pm
Beer tasting and light appetizers. Brewers on site to talk and to see/tour the brewery. Featured beers Stone Maul Strong Ale (Hogshead whiskey & oak conditioned) and McMenamins Irish Stout (Jameson’s whiskey & oak conditioned)

Ninkasi Brewing Co
272 Van Buren St.
Eugene
541-344-BREW
11:00-4pm
Jesse Meade will be playing Blues from 1 to 4 on the patio. We will have free Oregon Natural Meats sliders and there will be tours of the brewery.

Oakshire Brewing
1055 Madera St.
Eugene, OR 97401
541-688-4555
11-4pm
Tours on the hour.

Oregon Trail Brewing
341 SW 2nd St.
Corvallis, OR 97333
541-758-3527
11-4pm

Rogue Ales Public House and Brewery
844 Olive St.
Eugene
541-345-4155
11-4pm
Rogue Public House will be giving hourly brewery tours as well as tasters. Their will also be a shuttle sponsored by Rogue.

Two Kilts Brewing
14841 SW Tualatin Sherwood Road
Sherwood, OR 97140
503.625.1700
11-4pm
We will have free snacks as well as celebrate the release of Two Kilts Brewing Co. Russian Imperial Stout! We are also offering 5 to 6 other beers on tap to include IPA, Pale Ale, Belgian Blonde, Cocoa Porter, Oatmeal Stout, and maybe one more surprise. No brewery tours available as we are right in the middle of installing our new bottling line. Looking forward to meeting lots of new friends!

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