Beer Festivals in Portland The Official Guide to Portland

Brackets will be available and prizes to those who come and guess the winners! Expect beers from Deschutes, Hopworks, Double Mountain, Laurelwood, Widmer and Firestone Walker with brewers all in attendance. Lots of prizes and schwag plus special beer and food pairing menu items. Brewery 26 Sabado Lager – it may not be the cleanest lager at the fest but it’s one of the most approachable and probably enjoyable for the novice craft lager drinker.

The hot toddy is certainly a staple in fall and wintertime drinking here in Port… Little Beast Brewing Electric Sunshine – Little Beast nails it with both of their fest offerings. Electric Sunshine is a very tart and thirst quenching fruit sour reminiscent of pink lemonade.

The event still spreads out over a large open-air landscape sandwiched between shiny new condominium towers and a view of the Fremont Bridge over the Willamette. Since 2017, the annual holiday ZooLights display at the Oregon Zoo has gotten a grown-up spinoff. For two nights every November, BrewLights takes over the zoo. Tickets include adult-only access to the festive display and samples from local breweries.

Events big and small will showcase off beers and the people that make them, unique food pairing experiences, chef driven collaborations, and interactive tastings and educational seminars. The biggest event of its kind in the state — if not the world — the Hood River Hops Fest features more than 60 fresh hop beers from dozens of Northwest breweries. Sample seasonal specials by Hood River locals like Double Mountain, Full Sail, and pFriem Family Brewers. The party also features live music, Willamette Valley wine, arts and crafts from local makers and a family-friendly play area. A celebration of the local craft brewing scene, the 11-day Portland Beer Week is packed full of tastings, festivals, parties and educational events all over town. A fun food and beer event where some of Portland’s best chefs and brewers are paired into teams to make their greatest snack and beer combination.

This one is mild on the blood orange but it’s definitely there and makes for a nice easy drinker without overwhelming your taste buds in any way. In a city with so many excellent breweries, parents don’t have to choose between spending time with their kids and enjoying a great pint of beer. Kid-Friendly Breweries in Portland In a city with so many beer brand flannel shirt excellent breweries, parents don’t have to choose between spending time with their kids and enjoying a great pint of beer. Portland Beers by Style Ordering a pint in a city with 70+ breweries can be intimidating — use our insider’s guide to Portland beer styles to sip your way through Beervana’s best IPAs, saisons, stouts and other brews.

Happy Hour food and drink specials are offered Monday through Friday from 4 – 6pm. For our glass-half-full kinda people, happy hours in Portland are where it’s at. Whether you’re looking to try out a new spot on the cheap or get together to decompress after work, these discounts on beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks will turn that frown upside down. For a mid-century happy hour experience, it’s hard to beat the old-school lounge at Clyde’s Prime Rib.

She reached out to the organizers and received an invitation to the event. A number of Maine breweries will be there, including Allagash, Austin Street, Bissell Brothers, Liquid Riot, Nonesuch River, Olive Pit and Rising Tide. Mainers will also get the chance to try beers from breweries as far-flung as Shōjō Beer Company , Independence Brewing Co. , Superstition Meadery , Hana Koa Brewing Co. and Japas Cervejaria (São Paulo, Brazil).

Fort George is representing with a return of South. South is an extra special Pinot Noir barrel aged beer that is also conditioned on raspberries. Check out more here at the Fruit Beer Fest website. A celebration of Rye Beer, and all things Rye! With one our favorite occasional beers, Quiet Rye-it will be one of the many rye beverages on tap for this innagural fest.

Spicy, funky eats at Straits Kitchen, “Kimchiladas” at Han Oak, and Haitian xurros at 180 are your required eating and drinking for the week. …including OPB’s new food podcast, a Vancouver project from a Ken’s Pizza alum, and a move across the river for Bar Avignon’s Eric Joppie. Google Places, the new local recommendation engine that connects people with the places they love. The season of beer brewed with just-picked hops is just starting to peak, and th… Coast to Coast Toast 2 takes place Thursday, November 15 at bars all over the co…