The 16th annual Pacific Northwest Brew Cup taking place Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24 on the banks of the Columbia River in downtown Astoria, Oregon.
Beer lovers, music lovers, and food lovers all have a place at the PNW Brew Cup, which features 40 Oregon brewed libations on tap, local food carts, and three days of live music.
The Detour App Adds New Tour Narrated By Art Larrance explaining the history of Portland's Brewery Blocks.
Collaboration Series from Ecliptic Brewing has most recently been Oregon brewery focused. This time around, however, Ecliptic looked out east for their next collaboration partner. Melvin Brewing from Alpine, WY traveled to Portland to create a beer that defies all explanations. The Cosmic Collaboration is playfully named, Space Ghost Golden Session Barleywine and takes inspiration from Melvin’s illustrious Imperial IPA’s.
Last year it was time for me to explore the hop capital of the world's fresh hop festival in Yakima, Washington. In its 14th year, the Yakima Fresh Hop Festival took place on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 featuring 40+ breweries and over 100 beers. This was the main event during fresh hop beer week, which ran from September 27th to October 2nd.
Portland Brewing is celebrating summer with simplicity, bringing back crowd favorite, single malt single hop (S.M.A.S.H.) Pale Ale, with a twist —brand new El Dorodo hops. This gold standard release is refreshing and full of flavor and reminds us all that sometimes a pared down recipe reigns king. Every year when summer rolls around, beer drinkers throughout the Northwest reach for S.M.A.S.H.
Chicago Beer Week is spearheaded by the Illinois Brewers Guild with support from the local brewing community. The extended beer week of events runs from May 18th – 25th, 2017. Like most beer weeks there is a kick off party (we will get to that later), beer festivals, meet the brewers and unique events like Goose Island’s Brewers Dodge Ball Tournament.
The seventh annual Cider Summit PDX, the region’s largest hard cider tasting festival, will take place June 16 and June 17 at The Fields Park, 1099 NW Overton St. in the Pearl District. Event hours are June 16 from 3pm to 8pm (VIP session starts at 2pm) and June 17 from Noon to 5pm. The last pour is 15 minutes prior to the close of each session.
BREWVANA Brewery Tours launches three new tours for the upcoming 2017 Summer Season and releases an exclusive VIP entry to the Rye Beer Fest.
Let the jorts-wearin’, backyard-grillin’, yard-loungin’, frisbee-tossin’ beer-drinkin’ season commence with Oskar Blues Brewery’s new summer seasonal, Fugli Yuzu & Ugli Fruit IPA, a Mosaic hopped India Pale Ale brewed with a trifecta of fruits.