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A 10-Day Celebration of beer in the greatest beer city on earth

June 7-16th 2019

 
Eleven days of wonky workshops, bottle launches, chef collaborations, and really great poster art. So what if it’s not technically a week—PBW can take all the time it needs.
— AskMen.com
 
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Upcoming events

 
 
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BARREL-AGED BEER AND WHISKEY SEMINAR - 6/13 @ HOUSE SPIRITS DISTILLERY/WESTWARD WHISKEY

PDX Beer Week has teamed with Westward Whiskey to present this years annual Barrel-Aged Beer Seminar in a class that veers into whiskey, it's similarity to beer and how integral it is in barrel-aged beer production.
Special guests:

Ben Edmunds of Breakside Brewery will speak about the Portland and Milwaukie, Oregon-based breweries rapidly expanding and ambitious barrel-aging program and how to coax flavors out of barrels. Edmunds will pour samples of two rare barrel-aged Breakside beers for attendees.

Matt Lincecum, owner of Seattle's famed Fremont Brewing will be in attendance to speak about their world-class barrel-aged beers. Fremont Brewing make some of the most sought after barrel-aged beers in the world and the two men behind their creation will teach some of their secrets. Fremont Brewing has sent bottles of the Rusty Nail and their Boubon Barrel-Aged Cinnamon B-Bomb to share with attendees.

Andrew Tice, head distiller at Westward Whiskey will guide us through their brewing process to making whiskey washes for their incredible Westward single malt whiskey. Westward considers themselves a brewery first, and closely works with local brewers offerring their barrels to age beers in and using those barrels that held beer to age whiskey. Andrew Tice will walk you through the process and taste us out on some of their whiskeys.

 
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Super Secret Beer Club PopUp with Baerlic Brewing - 6/7-6/16

Friday, June 7th-Sunday June 16th at Function PDX located at 919 NW 23rd Ave in northwest Portland.

Baerlic Brewing takes over Function PDX with a Super Secret Beer Club for PDX Beer Week—SSSHHHH! It's Super Secret and riddled with events

Popup Runs Friday, June 7th - Sunday June 16th (OPEN at 2pm weekdays & Noon weekends) with the following events currently scheduled:

  • Friday, June 7th OPEN at 2pm - Denim Vest Friday Kickoff Party and Vinyl Spin Night at 6pm

  • Saturday, June 8th OPEN at Noon - Business as usual and our business is good.

  • Sunday, June 9th OPEN at Noon - Another Sunday Funday with good people and beer

  • Monday, June 10th OPEN at 2pm - Super Secret IPA Can Release and Oyster Popup with Tournant at 5PM

  • Tuesday, June 11th OPEN at 2pm - PDX Beer Week Seminar: The Branding Bunch (Ticketed Event) from 5:30-8:30pm

  • Wednesday, June 12th OPEN at 2pm - Bike Crush w/ Dollar 4 Portland at 5PM

  • Thursday, June 13th OPEN at 2pm - DIY Night with Assembly PDX (Ticketed Event) 6:30-9:30pm

  • Friday, June 14th OPEN at 2pm - Lager Love Night w/ special guests Denim Vest Friday and Vinyl Spin Night at 5PM

  • Saturday, June 15th OPEN at Noon - Gravity Cask Night with Lead Brewer Stephen Helwig 5-8pm

  • Sunday, June 16th OPEN at Noon - Father's Day Celebration: Beer, Shot'N'Brat presented by Dad Beer—The Official Beer of Dads Everywhere.

 
 
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ROSENSTADT AND OPPH KÖLSCH CHALLENGE - SUN. 6/9-6/16

Visit Olympia Provisions Public House during PDX Beer Week to test your taste buds and enjoy some Kölsch!

Each Kölsch flight includes a .3L pour of Rosenstadt and three mystery Kölsch.
Identify your flight correctly, and you’ll be entered in a drawing for Rosenstadt and OPPH summertime gear. Take home Kölsch glasses available for purchase as well.

Grand Prize: Rosenstadt Umbrella, Glassware, OP gameday grilling set and OP t-shirt
Runner(s) Up: Rosenstadt Glassware and various OP prize packages

 
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Loyal Legion is the Portland Beer Week HUB with Daily Events 6/7-16th

Loyal Legion is the physical home base for PDX Beer Week this year. Loyal Legion will not only have several great events of its own and be home for the PDX Beer Week official beer - Everyday is Portland Beer Week - a sour IPA from Stormbreaker Brewing.

A different $4 beer each day

Taster tray discounts all week long ($1 off each taster)

Cellared beer discounts all week long (25% off)

Growler fill discounts all week long ($2 off both 32oz and 64oz, free growler)

EVENTS:

  • 6/7-6/16 Whiskey/Beer, And Beer/Whiskey Pairing

  • 6/7-6/9 Northbank Invasive Species Special Showcase

  • 6/8 World Gin Day Gin BA beer/gin event and pairing

  • 6/10-6/12 Wayfinder And Friends Beers Across America Showcase

  • 6/13-6/16 Little Beast And Friends: A Small Brewery Showcase

 
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MELTDOWN: SALT & STRAW MEETS LITTLE BEAST BREWING - 6/14 2-8pm @ LITTLE BEAST BREWING BEER GARDEN

What happens when you pair the tart, mixed culture fruit beers of Little Beast Brewing with the taste-provoking, small-batch ice creams of Salt & Straw? You get the warm fuzzies and the brain freeze at the same time!

On June 14th, from 2:00pm-8:00pm, join Little Beast to celebrate the first anniversary of their year round patio on SE Division St. The Little Beast brew team and the Research and Development team at Salt & Straw came up with three extra special beer and ice cream pairings for the occasion:

  • Roasted Strawberry Coconut Vegan Ice Cream paired with Dream State (Foeder Aged Ale with Strawberries)

  • Sea Salt w/ Caramel Ribbons Ice Cream paired with Golden Stone (Oak Aged Ale with Peaches, Nectarines, and Apricots)

  • Double Fold Vanilla Ice Cream paired with Black Cap (Foeder Aged Ale with Black Cap Raspberries)

Tickets: littlebeastbrewing.com/meltdown

 
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BREWERS AND THEIR BANDS - FRI. 6/14 @ ECLIPTIC BREWING

Beer + music = A rockin' Friday night. A PDX Beer Week event, Ecliptic Brewing is hosting some of Portland's favorite brewers from Double Mountain, Breakside, Ruse and Cider Riot, in a series of live music performances outside on their patio. Headlining is Ecliptic's owner, John Harris, and his band, Buds of May Revival. This is a free, family-friendly event, and a selection of beers from each brewery will be available to purchase.

Band Lineup:

• Shaun Kalis of Ruse Brewing & Peter Leclair (4:15)

• Scratch Dog String Band, ft. Max Skewes of Cider Riot (5:15)

• Sparks & Swihart, ft. Matt Swihart of Double Mountain (6:15)

• Buds of May Revival, ft Andy Cech of Breakside (7:15)

• Buds of May Revival, featuring John Harris of Ecliptic (7:45)

 
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BREAKSIDE WOODLAWN BLOCK PARTY - SAT. 6/15 12-8PM

We love Woodlawn.
It’s been a wild 9 years since our little brewery planted roots in the Woodlawn neighborhood and we couldn’t be more grateful. All these years later, it’s once again our turn to give back during PDX Beer Week.
As in years past, we're throwing a public block party, complete with live music, games, vendors & LOTS OF BEER, including hard to find varieties. Live music to keep the block moving, plus a giant bounce house obstacle course for the kids. Bring your friends, family & neighbors. All are welcome and highly encouraged to help us rock the Woodlawn block. Seek & Enjoy. Breakside Brewery (820 N.E. Dekum St., Portland, OR)

 
 
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CRUSHIN’ CRISPIES - SAT. 6/15 12-9PM @ VON EBERT BREWING GLENDOVEER

The sun is out! Time to crush some crispy lagers for PDX Beer Week!

Join us for this one day lager fest with some of your favorite local breweries! At the fest we'll have Breakside Brewery, Wayfinder Beer, pFriem Family Brewers, Ex Novo Brewing, Arch Rock Brewing Company, Heater Allen Brewing, Occidental Brewing Company, 54-40 Brewing Co, Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, Upright Brewing, Grains of Wrath and Von Ebert Brewing!

For $10, receive a 16oz glass with 5 tickets! Full beers will be $5 tickets, 1/2 pours for $3 and additional tickets are $1 each! Tickets available ONLY AT THE DOOR.
Chef Jackson is going to be grilling brats and wings, plus we'll have a hummus plate as a veggie option!
Besides beer, we'll also have a longest putt competition to win a Stein Society membership for a year!
This is an all ages event, so bring the whole family!

 
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Sour Solstice - Sat. 6/15 12-9pm @ Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom (SE Division)

What better way to kick of the summer than a killer lineup of refreshingly tart and delicious sours?!?! We’ll be pouring 16 sours all weekend long, including:

- Alesong Brewing and Blending Kriek Barrel-Aged Sour Ale with Cherries
- Boneyard Beer Funky Bunch Wild Ale with Raspberries
- Block 15 Brewing Co. Wonka's Wit Blended Wild Ale
- The Good Beer Company Nectarine Oro Tart Farmhouse Ale
- Grimm Artisanal Ales Cube Cuvee 4 Barrel-Aged golden sour ale
- Russian River Brewing Company 2016 Supplication Sour Brown Ale Aged in Pinot Noir Barrels with Sour Cherries
- Modern Times Beer Gravity Hammer Mega Berliner with Red Raspberry, Cranberry, Strawberry
- Logsdon Farmhouse Ales 2017 Far West Vlaming Flanders Red Ale
- A rotating tap of pFriem Family Brewers Lambic-inspired ales (Oude Kriek, Frambozen, etc)
- Great Notion Brewing Jammy Pants Sour with Blueberry, Blackberry and Marionberry
- Ruse Brewingrewing Semi-Circles Foeder-Aged Sur Blonde with Peaches
- Cascade Brewing Vlad the Imp Aler sour blend of strong blonde quads and tripels aged in oak and Bourbon barrels
- More to be announced soon!

Commemorative glasses are $5, and drink tickets are $2 (note: some beers will require 2 drink tickets). Or save $3 and get a package of one glass and 10 tickets for only $22. All beers will also be available by the glass. Please feel free to use your glass from previous years!

Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom - Division - 3090 SE Division St, Portland, Oregon 97202

 
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SNACKDOWN!!!! Brewer/Chef Pairing Throwdown - Sunday 6/16/2019

SNACKDOWN! Is the official closing event of Portland Beer Week.

PDX Beer Week & Gigantic Brewing Company present SNACKDOWN!!!! 4.0 on Sunday June 16th at The Evergreen event space above Loyal Legion. SNACKDOWN! is a fun and entertaining food and beer pairing event where 10 of Portland's best Chefs and 10 Oregon Brewers are paired into 10 Brewer/Chef teams to make their greatest snack and beer pairing. Guests will choose their favorite pairing and the winners will be awarded the SNACKDOWN Belt!

This event is designed to be more fun and loose than you're standard beer dinner. Imagine a WWF style Smackdown with brewers and chefs hyping their pairing on the mic - possibly while sporting wrestling themed costume. DJ Rev Shines will be on the decks keeping the party live. $49 includes all 10 small plates and TEN 5oz beer pours + a collectible glass. All proceeds after expenses go to P:EAR. This year we are offering a special VIP ticket for $49 that gets you an hour early entry and a special gift, avoid the lines and benefit a good cause!

 
 
 
 
 

About

Portland Beer Week is ten days of fun, educational, eye and palate opening eating and drinking events in the greatest beer city on earth. This isn’t just a beer festival, it’s a celebration of creativity, craft and culture. Portland Beer Week celebrates everything that makes craft beer great from beer films, history, and design to tasting and pairing all the way to the economics, science and business of craft beer. It’s not just fun, it’s educational and palate opening for thousands of people nationwide, drawing not just from the local community but beer fans across the country.

 

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