PORTLAND, Ore. (February 17, 2016)
— This June, the City of Roses is poised to host the 6th annual Portland Beer Week
presented by Portland Brewing Co.
The 11-day festival runs from June 9th through the 19th
and will feature breweries of every size from all over the nation. Portland Beer Week celebrates the city as a leader and innovative force in the beer world.The festival kicks off with a weekend dedicated to rye and fruit beers, offering a variety of educational seminars and engaging activities. The events aim to inspire the beer & food industry to push boundaries, while providing consumers with new knowledge and entertainment.
“Think beer at 360 degrees,” says Ezra Johnson-Greenough — co-founder of Portland Beer Week with Kerry Finsand and the man behind The New School
, Portland’s leading voice for anything beer-related. “Alongside fun events open to the public, we have partnered with Oregon State University to offer industry folks a series of seminars, from beer-branding and marketing, to barrel-aging and sour and wild ale. We aim at providing a platform to unleash new ideas and learn from each other.”
To celebrate the spirit of cross-pollination between the food and beer worlds, Blue Star Donuts
is releasing a special beer donut and Salt & Straw Ice Cream
an official beer flavor. Each made with Portland Beer Week’s official beer, a collaboration between Double Mountain Brewing and Portland Brewing. More food and drink and pairing highlights and special collaborations await an exciting and packed 11 days of beer.
June 9th: Kickoff Party
June 10th: Rye Beer Fest
June 10-12th: Portland Fruit Beer Festival
June 13th: New Oregon Breweries Showcase @ Bailey’s Taproom
June 13th: Beer & Sushi Pairings @ Roscoe’s with Miyamoto Sushi
June 12-17th: Oregon State University Seminar Series
June 16th: Brewers and Their Bands Concert & Jam Session @ Ecliptic Brewing
June 16: Down under Smackdown: New Zealand vs. Australian Hop Beers @ The Big Legrowlski
June 17th: The Women of Oregon Beer & ‘The Love of Beer’ 5-Year Anniversary Screening @ Mission Theater
June 18th: Portland Beer and Cheese Fest @ Wayfinder
June 19th: Snackdown: Top Brewers and Chefs pair bites and beers @ The Evergreen (above Loyal Legion)