nano beer fest


Previous Nano Beer Fest participating Breweries & Brews:

Participating 2016 Nano Brewers:

Ridgewalker Brewing - Forest Grove, OR

Longstride - IPA ~ 6.7 ABV - 70 IBUs
Citrusy, floral, and resinous with plenty of NW hops.

Treewise - IIPA ~ 8.5 ABV - 102 IBUs
Malty, darker than most Imperial IPA's, but with plenty of bitterness and hop slam to balance it out.

Storm - Brown Ale ~ 5.5 ABV - 28 IBUs
Toasted notes with caramel undertones. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 4pm-6pm

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https://www.facebook.com/RidgewalkerBrewing/
Beaverton, OR 97007

Ridgewalker Brewing is dedicated to the precipice, to the ridge, to the challenge. We strive to make great beer for the great people of the Northwest, who are so inspired and motivated by the natural world.

The Hoppy Brewer / Krauskis Brewskis - Gresham, OR

Off Piste IPA - IIPA ~ 14% ABV - 110 IBUs
The name is French for Out Of Bounds. We wanted to push the limits on how big a beer could be brewed on our system and be able.


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503-328-8474
https://www.facebook.com/Thehoppybrewer/
328 N Main Ave., Gresham, OR 97030

Established in 2010, The Hoppy Brewer started as a homebrew supply shop and from there, it has grown into a bottle shop, tap-room and now, brewery. If you're ever in Gresham, stop by for a pint, say hi and become, if you are not already, a Hoppy Brewer....

Leikam Brewing - Portland, OR

Grateful Red - Red Ale ~ 7.1% - 70 IBUs
One of our flagship beers featuring 5 different malts and 4 different hops.

Across the Universe - IPA ~ 6.6% - 65 IBUs
A one-off brew featuring Cascade, Amarillo and Galaxy hops.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 12pm-2pm

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503-230-9636
https://www.facebook.com/LeikamBrewing/
No tasting room.

Leikam Brewing is Portland's first Community Supported Brewery (CSB). CSB memberships offer growler fills and access to batches not available to the public. In addition, every beer from Leikam Brewing is certified kosher. Great beers, you can't help but Leikam.

The Ale Apothecary - Bend, OR

Sahatie - Mixed Fermentation Ale ~ 9-10% ABV
SAHATIE is the flagship brand of The Ale Apothecary, brewed year-round of malted barley & wheat and Goschie Farms Cascade Hops. Hop bitterness and acid produced by our house lactobacillus culture provide the balance to the malt and oak structure of the beer. She spends over 1 year in our oak barrels during a long, relaxed fermentation prior to a month-long dry-hopping (yes, in oak barrels!). ?Our sensory experience is a tropical & citrus fruit nose of apricots, pineapple, and orange produced from yeast esters and hop oils. The palate is tart and pithy, combining earthy and herbal undertones that evolve as the beer warms & opens up within your glass.

La Tache - Mixed Fermentation Ale ~ 7-8% ABV
The Beer Formerly Known as LA TACHE is the table sour produced year-round by The Ale Apothecary. (TBFKA) LA TACHE is made of malted barley & wheat and Goschie Farms Cascade Hops. The hops are used only for aroma as the balance of the beer comes from acid produced by our house lactobacillus culture. She spends up to one year in our barrels during a long, relaxed fermentation prior to a month-long dry-hopping (yes, in oak barrels!). Our sensory experience is lemon citrus & fermented orchard fruit nose over earthy undertones. The palate finishes with soft lactic acid balanced by the malt body.


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Cider Riot! - Portland, OR

Everybody Pogo - Hoppy Cider ~ 6.7% ABV
A refreshingly dry cider that's got hops, Everybody Pogo mates Hood River and Yakima grown apples and organic Willamette Valley Goldings hops.

Never Give An Inch - Oregon Blackberry Cider ~ 6.9% ABV
Blackberry bushes riot across the fencerows of Cascadia. Never Give an Inch, a dry blackberry cider celebrates the tenacity of life in the elements.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 12pm-2pm

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http://www.ciderriot.com/
807 NE Couch Street Portland, OR 97232

Cider Riot! is dedicated to producing flavorful, refreshing, dry ciders from Cascandian grown apples. Owner Abram Goldman-Armstrong launched Cider Riot! in his garage just off of East Burnside nearly 3 years ago. He and his team are excited to have recently announced that they are expanding into a new production facility and will be opening a tasting room. Come join them for a pint soon, cheers!

Humble Brewing - Portland, OR

Meccanized - Saison ~ 7.1% ABV - 23 IBUs
Brewed with 100% Mecca Grade Estate "Pelton" malt. Lightly hopped with Cascade and Saaz, fermented with Imperial Organic "Napoleon" strain. Notes of table-water cracker, banana bread, popped corn, with a peppery citrus finish.


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503-753-5975
http://humblebrewing.com/
7419 N Hurst Ave, Portland, OR 97203

Humble Brewing was a hobby turned obsession for Scott Davis and Chad Freitag. The name is suggestive of both their humble beginnings (and current home) in a detached garage in North Portland and their focus on creating tasty beers that surprise you with their simplicity. Beers that they hope people LOVE to drink, brewed in small batches. Though they've been making beer for the bars and restaurants of Portland since 2011, this will be Humble's second visit to the Nano Beer Fest.

Hop Haus Brewing - Gresham, OR

Cocos Nucifera - Porter ~ 5.5% ABV - 34 IBUs
A robust porter with a rich chocolate, crystal malt backbone and creamy mocha head. Earthy hop balance and toasted organic coconut adds a subtle flavor that doesn't overpower and finishes slightly sweet but not a dessert beer either.

Route 66 NW Red Ale - Red Ale ~ 6.3% ABV - 48 IBUs
A slightly malty, somewhat sweet finish with good hop flavor and subtle bitterness. This is a lighter version of the style with the signature red hue provided by the melanoidin malt. It’s balanced and drinkable for all food pairings and occasions.

Shangri-La - Lemongrass Ginger Root Pale Ale ~ 5.3% ABV - 36 IBUs
Fresh lemongrass and ginger root give this spring pale ale a nice kick that will keep you licking your lips and yearning for more!

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 2pm-4pm

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503-310-8113
https://www.facebook.com/TheHopHausOregon/
No tasting room - appointment only.

Hop Haus Brewing is a local nano brewery located in Gresham Oregon creating small batch quality standard beer styles and exploring specialty beers which incorporate various additions including fruits, spices, and other fun ingredients.

West Highland Brewing Company - Vancouver, WA


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360-433-7147
https://www.facebook.com/WestHighlandBrewingCompany/
NE 22nd Way, Vancouver, WA 98684

With over 25 years of combined brewing experience, Sam and Don set out to produce high quality beer that is consistent in flavor for a refreshing drinking experience. They soon found that many people preferred beer that is lower in bitterness than many wildly hopped local brews. Consequently, their beers are more mildly hopped than many Northwest craft beers. Moderate alcohol content and lower carbonation provide a more pleasant gastric experience. This means you can expect great craft beer flavor that can be enjoyed again and again with your friends.

Ethereal Meads - Battle Ground, WA

Happy Troll - Melomel ~ 6% ABV
A blackberry-raspberry session mead (melomel) from Willamette Valley blackberry flower honey, regional blackberries and raspberries, and finished with Willamette Valley meadowfoam honey.

Happy Bear - Apple Metheglyn Mead ~ 6.75% ABV
A spiced apple session mead (apple metheglyn) from Willamette Valley blackberry flower honey, Yakima Valley apple juice, and select spices.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 4pm-6pm

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360-903-4591
http://www.etherealmeads.com/
18109 NE 72nd Avenue, Battle Ground WA 98604

Ethereal Meads is deeply rooted in the honeys and fruits of the Pacific Northwest. "Ethereal" is our best word to describe the mood of a misty, mossy old-growth forest near our home. It is here we find the inspiration for our interpretations of the fantastic beverage that is mead! Each of our meads is named for a forest mood or creature. Our meadmaster, Gary Gross, found that over many years, practically every time he served his mead, someone would say "you should sell this!" After taking a gold medal on his first try at the largest mead competition in the world, he decided to abandon any thought of doing anything but pursuing his passion; to make great mead and to promote mead as a wonderful beverage that deserves to be much more well-known. A chemical engineer and lifelong singer, he sees mead making as the perfect marriage of science and art. "Making mead professionally is crazy fun," he says.

Wolf Tree Brewery - Seal Rock, OR

Chocolate Spruce Tip Stout - Chocolate Stout ~ 5.5% ABV
A unfiltered dark chocolate stout brewed with Sitka Spruce tips harvested at the brewery. This is a rich, chocolaty, bitter stout that is balanced well with the sweetness of the spruce tips.

Camille's Golden IPA - Golden Ale ~ 6% ABV - 80 IBUs
A blend of the Pacific Northwest's most intriguing aroma hop varieties are used in this golden Ale. Very complex hop flavors and a smooth, clean finish.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 6pm-8pm

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541-961-2030
http://www.wolftreebrewery.com/
199 N. Wolkau Rd, Seal Rock, OR 97376

Wolf Tree Brewery is located along Beaver Creek, on a working cattle ranch in Seal Rock, Oregon. The brewery produces beer made from the finest ingredients, including natural spring water from the coastal forests on the ranch and hops grown on the property. The flagship beer, Spruce Tip Ale is made by using spruce tips harvested from Sitka Spruce trees located on the property. The name "Wolf Tree" is also associated with our Spruce Tip Ale. A wolf tree is a forestry term used to describe the biggest tree in the forest, and Sitka Spruce trees are generally the largest trees along this stretch of the coast range. Our mission is to craft unique and distinctive beers that encompass the ranch and surrounding coastal forests.

Vagabond Brewing - Salem, OR

Attack Owl - IPA ~ 7.5% ABV - 80 IBUs - 7 SRM
This IPA features a partnership between two unique hop varieties. The Centennial and Mosaic hops show notes of floral, citrus and tropical fruits. The Dry hop Showcases Mosaic and Equinox.

Blood Orange Pale - Pale Ale ~ 5.5% ABV - 30 IBUs
Hopped with Cascade and Amarillo then paired with Blood Orange this beer is light and refreshing yet very well balanced.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 12pm-2pm

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503-512-9007
http://www.vagabondbrewing.com/
2195 Hyacinth St NE, Salem, OR 97301

Founded by three longtime friends and Marine Corps combat veterans, Vagabond is as much about beer as it is about love and family. After serving our country the better part of a decade during a time of war, we set out to find ourselves and our path. That journey tooks us to all corners of the globe. From Central to South America, from Europe to Southeast Asia and beyond. We went looking for meaning and purpose and found love, adventure, and the essence of the human experience. We also found BEER.

Shattered Oak Brewing - Oregon City, OR

Dopple berry - Dopple-bock with fruit ~ 9.5% ABV
Pours a pale pink with a rocky white head. Aromas of sweet berries and floral honey burst from the glass. The fruit forward flavor is nicely offset by the dry finish of the fermented honey.

Kölsch - Kölsch ~ 5% ABV
Bready malt gives way to a floral character with just a hint of citrus. Light and crisp.

IPA - IPA ~ 6.5% ABV
Easy drinking malt forward IPA heavily hopp'd with Magnum, chinook, and centennial for a robust hop finish.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 2pm-4pm

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https://www.facebook.com/shatteredoak/
No tasting room.

The biggest little brewery in Oregon City. Quality craft brews made locally.

Back Pedal Brewing - Portland, OR

Peloton - Peach Saison ~ 4.5% ABV - 58 IBUs
We added over a pound of peach per gallon to this classic saison recipe. Rustic aromas from the saison yeast complement the additions of peach, orange blossom honey, and lime zest.

BMX - Session IPA ~ 5.9% ABV - 25 IBUs
We packed this hop-forward low ABV beer with loads of Simcoe, Centennial, and Cascade hops for deep grapefruit, lemon, and pine aroma and flavor. The malt starts with the famed Maris Otter malt from England, with Vienna, Munich, and Honey malt to add some nuttiness, light sweetness, and creamy finish.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 2pm-4pm

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(971) 400-5950
https://www.facebook.com/BackPedalPDX/
1425 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209

Hey Portlanders, welcome to PDX's smallest nanobrewery! Come say hi, and try one of our new specially crafted brews.

Bent Shovel Brewing - Oregon City, OR

One Wagon - Pilsner ~ 4.7% ABV - 30 IBUs
Our take on a classic German Pilsner. Named for the rope operated ferry that spanned the Clackamas River in 1847. Ultra pale straw in color, this crisp and light lager is smooth with aromas of German hops and malt with just a touch of bitterness to balance the maltiness.

Springer - Pale Ale ~ 6% ABV - 45 IBUs
Pale smooth easy drinking beer featuring Amarillo hops. Nicely citrusy with hints of tropical fruit without the bitterness of an IPA.

Leafwalker - Red Ale ~ 7.5% ABV - 60 IBUs
Rich maltiness, deep amber colors and the aroma of orange peel and honeysuckle meet a big malt backbone. A big, red, delicious beer, not especially bitter.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 4pm-6pm

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503-898-0220
https://www.facebook.com/BentShovelBrewing/
21678 S. Latourette Rd, Oregon City, OR, 97045

Bent Shovel Brewing proudly creates hand-crafted ales and lagers on our 10 barrel system along the Clackamas River in rural Oregon City. We love quality craft beer and enjoy the community that creating and sharing those beers with others brings. We use only the finest ingredients, sourcing locally whenever possible. We brew a wide range of beers styles including Northwest favorites like IPA, and hoppy red ales, session ales along with flavorful classics like our Belgian Strong Ale and Russian Imperial Stout.

Gateway Brewing - Portland, OR

Glendoveer Golden - Kölsch ~ 4.5% ABV - 25 IBUs
A Kölsch with northwest inspiration, is brewed with Saaz and Tettnang hops and 2 row and pilsner malts. The name gives a shout out to Glendoveer golf course and fitness trail in the heart of the Gateway District. First opened in 1923, Glendoveer also hosts community events throughout the year such as summer movie nights and holiday celebrations.

Mahogany Lager - Dark Lager ~ 4.5% ABV - 20 IBUs
Mahogany Lager brings new color to the lager spectrum. This smooth, dark lager is the US debut of Great Western Malting's Sacchra-50 malt. Sacchara's unique characteristics, produced by a steam injection prior to kilning, give Mahogany its rich, malty depth. Mahogany's malt bill is rounded out with Two Row and Chocolate malts and features Chinook and Cascade hops.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 4pm-6pm

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http://www.gatewaybrewingpdx.com/
114 NE 133rd Ave, Portland, OR 97230

Based in Portland and launched in 2015, Gateway Brewing invites you to come on over. Founder and head brewer Joel Sheley, brings more than 16 years of industry expertise in roles from brewing through bottling. Available in bars and restaurants around Portland, Gateway beers celebrate the session, relaxing with friends, winding down with coworkers or dining out any night of the week.

Pono Brewing - Portland, OR

Pineapple Express - Pineapple Kolsch ~ 6.2% ABV - 11.6 IBUs
A Pineapple Kolsch style beer named after one of Josh's favorite movies but it's wet and refreshing just like the weather it brings.

Kikiao - South Pacific Farmhouse ~ 5.2% ABV - 8.2 IBUs
South Pacific Farmhouse style beer made with notes of Passionfruit and Mango. An instant getaway in every glass!

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 6pm-8pm

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(503) 432-8400
http://ponobrewing.com/
No tasting room.

The Journey for Pono Brewing began back in 2011 when Larry missed working for a brewery and the freedom of expression that comes in the beer industry. He set out to grow a brewery from the ground up that used his past experience brewing for Pusch Ridge Brewing Company out of Tucson, AZ and his time spent traveling abroad in the Pacific Islands and SE Asia. Pono Brewing was born when he set out to use ingredients from the South Pacific to put interesting twists on craft beer styles. Larry met Josh at an event where both of them were pouring their beer. Larry had a beer called Okole Maluna which means “Bottoms Up” in Hawaiian that had Pineapple, Coconut and Taro Root in it and it tasted like a Pina Colada that was a beer. Josh was pouring his Pineapple Express recipe which is a pineapple Kolsch. When the two of them tried each other’s beers, they knew they had to partner together. Along the journey, Larry met Erick through a mutual friend that insisted they meet because they were very similar and would get along well. I guess their mutual friend was right because Erick quickly became part of the group making Pono Brewing a trio. The 3 Amigos decided that it was time to go pro when home brewing awards and awards from partnering with breweries came in. The journey has been 5 years in the making with the road full of bumps, pot holes, curves and bends but luckily there wasn’t any dead ends. Look for their beers coming to you in 2016! Follow their journey along the way.

Bunsen Brewer - Sandy, OR

Wozniak - Grapefruit Radler ~ 2.5% ABV - 9 IBUs

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 2pm-4pm

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503-308-3150
http://www.bunsenbrewer.com/
16506 SE 362nd Dr, Sandy, OR 97055

Bunsenbrewer is a Fermenation Laboratory (aka brewery) in Sandy, OR

Dragon's Gate Brewery - Milton Freewater, OR

Morgan le Fey - Hibiscus Wit ~ 5.7% ABV - 18 IBUs
A Belgian Wit brewed with bitter orange, cracked coriander, dried Hibiscus flowers and Lemongrass.

Le Morte d'Arthur - Belgian Chocolate Stout ~ 6.9% ABV - 35 IBUs
A Chocolate Stout brewed with Belgian chocolate malts, organic cocoa nibs, and vanilla beans.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 2pm-4pm

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541-215-2621
http://dragonsgatebrewery.com/
52288 Sunquist Rd, Milton Freewater, OR 97862

Located on a 10-acre farm in the Walla Walla Valley, Dragon’s Gate focuses on producing small batch, Belgian style ale’s while utilizing estate grown hops. Dragon’s Gate uses only the finest ingredients and waters sourced from a deep natural spring beneath the brewery. Brewing up to 20 different ales that are distinctive, complex, and diversified at our farmhouse brewery, each batch takes several months to age, depending on style. Open most Saturday’s and by appointment.

Fire Cirkl - White City, OR

One-Eyed Ginger - Ginger Sour ~ 8% ABV - 19 IBUs
Hopless ginger ale brewed with a Saison grain bill, Belgian yeast, and ginger. Light body, but smooth rich malt character. Well-balanced ginger and sourness, without being too sour. Delightful, summer or winter.

Dragon's Blood - Braggot ~ 12.5% ABV - 47 IBUs
Deep, rich, dark braggot, real honey presence, roasted, chocolatey malt, caramelly sweet, but not cloying. Smooth alcohol.


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541-646-8871
http://www.firecirkl.com/
16110 Jones Road, White City, OR 97503

Fire Cirkl produces unique products, resurrecting brewing traditions from antiquity, around the world, one recipe at a time. All of our recipes have a story and cultural history behind the ingredients they contain. All of our recipes are our own creations. We are among those pioneering the use of herbs other than hops. Unlike hops, there are no published numbers to reference for hitting one's targets. One must invent, experiment, and draw on one's gut and experience. Our recipes are not a result of archeological finds, for example, but rather created from research done on the brewing habits of a particular culture and era. We research a colorful culture and their brewing habits, then create a recipe that captures the essence of that culture, adapting it to appeal to the modern palate. Hence our tagline, "Olde recipes with a modern twist."

Boring Brewing - Boring, OR

RyPA - Rye IPA ~ 6.5% ABV - 65 IBUs
10% Rye Malt lends a bit of spicy character to this well balanced take on an IPA. Hopped with Centennial and Cascade hops.

Hot Scotch - Scottish Ale with peppers ~ 8.0% ABV - 25 IBUs
A strong Scottish Ale with the addition of Scotch bonnnet peppers. Very malt forward followed by the mild heat of the peppers. One try and you will be hooked.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 12pm-2pm

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503-793-1382
http://boringbrewing.com/
13503 SE Richey Road, Boring, OR 97009

My journey to Boring Brewing started 24 years ago when I began my ventures in Homebrewing. I read everything related to brewing I could get my hands on. Some would say I was obsessed. I always wanted to open a brewpub or brewery but it was always a dream for me. The stars seemed to align this last year and it looked like it was possible to open a brewery in a accessory building on my property. After jumping through mounds of paperwork, I finally became licensed to brew beer on a commercial level. This is where I bring you Boring Brewing - a Nano Brewery that is focused on quality. Our beers spend the correct amount of time in the fermenter followed by a cold age in a bright beer tank where optimal carbonation and flavor is obtained prior to making it to your pint glass. Look for our beers at the best establishments.

The Labrewatory - Portland, OR

Tea Hugger (Oregon Brew Crew Collaboration) - American Wheat ~ 5.1% ABV - 18.7 IBUs
Dry-spiced Macha Green Tea from The Jasmine Pearls Tea Co. Medium body with earthy grassy green tea notes.

Disco Lemonade - Sour IPA ~ 6% ABV - 25 IBUs
Sorachi Ace hops are added to the pre-soured beer fermented with wild yeast to develop the tart lemon flavor. The acified wort and tropical fruit flavors combine to create a nice clear brew. Can you dig it?

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 4pm-6pm

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971-271-8151
http://labrewatory.com/
670 N. Russell St, Portland OR 97227

Labrewatory is a craft beer lover's destination. Our selection of beers is constantly changing, and entirely unique. At Labrewatory you will find cutting edge experimentations and new ideas from the best brewers in the World. We invite you to sample and enjoy the future with us!

Cooper Mountain Ale Works - Beaverton, OR

Stout Scout Stout - Stout ~ 6.3% ABV - 28 IBUs
This rich and roasty tasting stout will give a slight flavor of cocoa. Best enjoyed with your friends on a cold afternoon while trying to solve all the worlds problems.

Red Headed Step Child - Red Ale ~ 5.5% ABV - 26 IBUs
If you don't think you like beer, or have a friend who says they're not a fan, welcome to the gateway beer. This balanced Red ale is a symphony of what hops and malt can do when they work together instead of trying to overpower each other.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 12pm-2pm

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http://coopermountainaleworks.com/
No tasting room.

Cooper Mountain Ale Works was founded by a small group of tech nerds who extended their penchant for code and chemistry to brewing delicious beer. Add a wine nerd with an accounting problem and we’ve got a team dedicated to making sure our friends and coworkers in SW Portland are never found wanting for a drink. Our mission is to create the beers you didn't even know you loved.

Ambacht Brewing - Hillsboro, OR

Golden - Farmhouse Ale ~ 6.5% ABV - 17 IBUs
A deep golden, saison style ale with a wonderful aroma that provides a preview to the spice, fruit and honey flavors to come. Balanced and drinkable with mild carbonation and dry, yet slightly sweet finish from bottle conditioning with local blackberry honey, this ale goes great with everything from pretzels to plank grilled salmon.

Ginger - Farmhouse Ale ~ 6.5% ABV - 17 IBUs
Crisp, clean yet well rounded with a ginger punch that will leave you yearning for your next sip!


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503-828-1400
http://www.ambacht.us/
1060 NE 25th Ave, Suite B, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Ambacht Ales are unique, even here in the Pacific Northwest where brewing is an art. Our handcrafted ales are Belgian inspired and influenced by the bounty of our region. Ambacht ales are made using local, organically grown ingredients. Our flavors are balanced, not too hoppy or sweet, brewed with Willamette Valley grown hops. Ambacht ales are mashed at a low temperature, giving them a refreshing dryness, and have a clean, toasty flavor from our organic malts. All of our ales are naturally carbonated by bottle conditioning with Pacific Northwest honey, which gives them a sweet finish. But perhaps the most important ingredient in our ales is time: it takes about three months from brew day until our ales are ready for you to enjoy!

Bushwhacker Cider - Portland, OR

Alice - Cider ~ 6.7% ABV
Alice is one of our most popular ciders, a single varietal made with Granny Smith apples and named after Cidermaker Jeff Smith's grandmother Alice. The Alice is created with Oregon grown Granny Smith apples, fermented to dryness and has no added juice, sugar, or flavorings. It is crisp and refreshing, with a tart Granny Smith apple flavor.

Forgotten Trail - Cider ~ 6.7% ABV
Our flagship cider, named after a trail that you may not have time to travel as much as you'd like. This is a blend of estate grown fruit, sourced from Eastern Oregon. It comes out as a semi-dry cider, appealing to fans of dry cider, yet has a bit of natural sweetness to please.


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503-445-0577
http://bushwhackercider.com/
1212-D SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202

Bushwhacker Cider is the Country’s Original Cider Pub & Portland’s first Cidery, established in 2010 by Jeff and Erin Smith. We started with a small bottle selection that included every cider available in Oregon and now have over 300 ciders in the bottle at our original SE Portland location. Our new restaurant located in NE Portland is the realization of our goal to bring ciders to the masses while allowing us to experiment with pairing Cider, Whiskey, and delicious food.

Bridge 99 Brewery - Bend, OR

Rock Crawler Red - Red Ale ~ 7.2% ABV - 42 IBUs
A classic American Amber Ale with a toffee-like malt base tempered by a roasty charachter and the spiciness of rye malt. The hops are full of earthy, resin-like flavors, but retstrained and balanced allowin the luscious malt body to shine.


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541-280-1690
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bridge-99-Brewery/330744700395411
61123 Tapadera St, Bend, OR 97702

Bridge 99 Brewery is a small batch craft nano brewery that is soon to launch in Bend Oregon.

Red Ox Brewing - Tigard, OR

Sunporch - Pale Ale ~ 5.2% ABV
Our most popular brew. Light and crisp with citra hops and a touch of orange peel. Smooth enough for all drinkers with enough hop to keep things interesting.


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503-310-8033
http://redoxbrewing.com
9795 S.W. Murdock St., Tigard, OR 97224

Red Ox is a production-only 1.5BBL brewery tucked inside a Tigard garage. With a focus on approachable, easy drinking ales, brewers Adam and Matt have been turning out tasty brews to share with friends, neighbors and local pubs since 2014.

Green Dragon Brew Crew - Portland, OR

Cascade SHIPA - NW IPA ~ 7.8% ABV - 85 IBUs
Clean, classic, single-hop Cascade IPA

What's Prohibition Lager - Lager ~ 6% ABV - 36 IBUs
What's Prohibition Lager features the traditional grainy huskiness and slight corn flavors of 6-row barley and flaked rice. American lager yeast was also used to produce clean, crisp and lightly fruity esters. This beer also has bitterness from Northern Brewer hops combined with spice and fruit aromas and flavors from Hallertau, Mt Hood, and Perle hop varieties all grown in the Pacific Northwest


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503-517-0660
https://www.facebook.com/PDXGREENDRAGON/
928 SE 9th Avenue in Portland, OR

The Green Dragon Brew Crew is a small team of volunteer brewers who create unique beers and often collaborate with local homebrewers and brewing clubs to bring their ideas to life and release a new, creative beer each and every week at the Green Dragon Bistro & Pub in SE Portland

Conversion Brewing - Lebanon, OR

Wee Heavy - Strong British Ale: Wee Heavy ~ 8.0% ABV
We brewed this in celebration of the Bard of Scotland, Robert Burns, on his birthday, January 25th...
O gude ale comes and gude ale goes;
Gude ale gars me sell my hose,
Sell my hose, and pawn my shoon-
Gude ale keeps my heart aboon!

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 2pm-4pm

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541-259-2337
http://www.conversionbrewingcompany.com/
833 S. Main Street, Lebanon, OR 97355

Conversion Brewing Company hand crafts sodas, beer and wood fired pizza at 833 South Main Street in the heart of downtown Lebanon, Oregon. We' re committed to removing barriers that separate us by making a family friendly pub, welcoming to all. Our 3bbl brew system enables us to rotate styles frequently and we're always open to suggestions. Stop in. We're open M-Sa from 4pm. Sundays in the near future. Check out our website www.conversionbrewing.com and Facebook page for updates.

Three Mugs Brewing - Hillsboro, OR

Brombeere Hefeweizen - Fruit Wheat Beer ~ 6% ABV - 14 IBUs
Traditional German-style Hefeweizen with a twist - real blackberries.

Mo' Honey Ale - Honey Beer ~ 6.9% ABV - 6.7 IBUs
Smooth, light, malty beer with the delicate flavor & aroma of orange blossom honey.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 6pm-8pm

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971-322-0232
http://www.threemugsbrewing.com/
2020 NW Aloclek Dr, Suite 108 Hillsboro, OR 97124

Three Mugs Brewing Company: Awesome beers, awesome friends! Family-owned & operated, we have fun brewing a wide range of beer styles & experimental brews…come join the party!

Columbia County Brewing - Saint Helens, OR


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503-896-7776
http://www.columbiacountybrewing.com/
170 South 15th, Saint Helens, OR

Coin Toss Brewing - Oregon City, OR

Heads Red - NW Red Session Ale ~ 4.9% ABV - 42 IBUs
A Northwest-style session red ale, brewed with Northwest Pale, Munich, Caramel, Victory and Black malts and hopped with Chinook, Centennial and Crystal.

Nine Eyes - IPA ~ 6.3% ABV - 65 IBUs
Our house IPA features a blend of five grains and generous amounts of Galena, Chinook and Cascade hops in the boil. Dry-hopped with Equinox and Crystal to make a traditional yet tropical beer. Named for the Pacific Lamprey which are indigenous to Oregon City's Willamette Falls and harvested each year as part of a Native American ritual.


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503-305-6220
http://www.cointossbrewing.com/
14214 Fir St Oregon City, OR 97045

Coin Toss Brewing Co was founded in historic Oregon City in March of 2015. We offer a variety of signature brews available by the pint, growler or keg. We are committed to crafting the finest beers in honor of Portland's illustrious history. The Coin Toss moniker is a nod to the fateful event that determined Portland's name. Although Asa Lovejoy may have lost the toss to Francis Pettygrove, we would like to reach through the years and tell him: Heads or Tails? It's Beer. You Win!

Brewed By Gnomes - Portland, OR

Gnome Pale Ale - Herbal Spiced Ale ~ 6.1% ABV - 30 IBUs
An herbal floral pale ale

Dark Flowers - Herbal Spiced Ale ~ 5.3% ABV - 19 IBUs
An herbal spiced Dark Belgian Schwartzbier

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 4pm-6pm

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503-894-5564
http://brewedbygnomes.com/
No Tasting Room

After years of brewing dreams, a secret society of Cascadian brewing gnomes asked their ancestors for their coveted herbal formulas. What unfolded was a tradition of brewing which would change their lands forever. Inspired by ancient traditions, our gnomes are conjuring magical organic herbal ales for the people of Cascadia. Find us at your favorite restaurant or taproom.

Participating 2014 Nano Brewers:

1188 Brewing Company - John Day, OR

Box Canyon - Pale Ale - 6% ABV
Slightly crisp mouth feel, malty in the middle and finishes with a hint of Cascade and crystal hop goodness - a great easy drinker.

Meet-the-Brewer on Friday 7pm

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(541) 575-1188
http://1188brewing.com
141 E Main St, John Day, Oregon

Grant County's first modern day brewery, we are nestled in the city of John Day, Oregon surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers, and ranchlands.

13 Virtues Brewing - Portland, OR

Hoptimal Results Imperial - IPA - 9.5% ABV - 100 IBUs
Don't let that light amber color fool you - this beer packs a wallop on all fronts. Premium 2-row, Vienna, wheat, crystal and dextrin malts pop the starting gravity up near triple digits, then the American ale yeast ferments it out to over 9% alcohol. Blends of Centennial, Columbus, Crystal, Cluster, Caliente, Cascade and Calypso hops were added multiple times during the boil to provide balancing bitterness and flavor, and twice during fermentation for a lip-smacking finish. Get a driver if you indulge in this one.

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(503) 239-8544
http://13virtuesbrewing.com
6410 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR

13 Virtues is named in reference to Benjamin Franklin's system of self-improvement, or 13 virtues to live by. We are inspired by Franklin's ability to balance virtue, vice, wisdom and fun - and we hope you'll be, too.

Acadian Organics - Carson, WA

Saison - NW style IPA - 7% ABV - 60 IBU
IPA - Farmhouse style Pale with oats & wheat - 5% ABV - 30 IBU

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(509) 427-4297
http://www.acadianorganics.com/
342 Carson Creek Rd, Carson, WA 98610

We are a small family farm located in Carson, Washington. We grow organic vegetables, brew farmhouse ales and organically raise chickens for delicious eggs.

Hours: Thurs & Fridays from 4-8 PM and Saturdays from 2-8 PM

Ambacht Brewing - Hillsboro, OR

Ginger Farmhouse Ale - Farmhouse Ale - 6.5% ABV - 15 IBUs
Ambacht Ginger Farmhouse Ale is a Belgian Specialty Ale - it is definitely not an IPA. Based on our popular Golden Farmhouse Ale: Ambacht Ginger Farmhouse Ale is made with all organic malts, organic hops, and keg-conditioned with local honey. Ambacht Ginger Farmhouse Ale is infused with organic ginger root to give it a clean ginger taste. Very Ginger; A beer for those who love ginger;
Ginger: You have been warned.

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(503) 828-1400
http://www.ambacht.us
1060 NE 25th Ave, Suite B, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Ambacht Ales are unique, even here in the Pacific Northwest where brewing is an art. Our handcrafted ales are Belgian inspired and influenced by the bounty of our region. Ambacht ales are made using local, organically grown ingredients. Our flavors are balanced, not too hoppy or sweet, brewed with Willamette Valley grown hops. Ambacht ales are mashed at a low temperature, giving them a refreshing dryness, and have a clean, toasty flavor from our organic malts. All of our ales are naturally carbonated by bottle conditioning with Pacific Northwest honey, which gives them a sweet finish. But perhaps the most important ingredient in our ales is time: it takes about three months from brew day until our ales are ready for you to enjoy!

Barnstormer Brewing Co. - Carson, WA

Base Turn - Biere de Garde - 6.3% ABV - 35 IBU
Red Baron - Blonde Ale - 5.1% ABV - 24 IBU
Red Baron is a Blonde Ale with pie cherry after tones.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 6pm

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(509) 427-9589
https://www.facebook.com/BarnstormerBrewing
882 Hot Springs Ave, Carson, WA 98610

Locally crafted beers...brewed by a girl.

Craft brews and fresh veggies, herbs and eggs. Stop by to taste what will be offered in our new brew house and cast your vote for your favorite! Don't forget to see what is ripe and fresh off our vines and stock up on eggs before you head out.

Beerded Brothers Brewing - Vancouver, WA

Beerded Westie Weizen - German Weizen - 6.5% ABV - 12 IBUs
This is a West Highland and Beerded Brothers collaboration brew of a traditional German Weizen! We have worked together on something PERFECT for the hot weather we have. The Beerded Westie Weizen is a light beer weighing in at 12 IBUs and 6.5% ABV.

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(360) 281-6759
http://beerdedbrothers.com/
15005 NE 26th Street, Vancouver, WA 98684

Beerded Brothers Brewing Company is started by two step-brothers, Gabriel Pedersen and Max Scudder.

Gabriel Pedersen, Owner, was raised in Vancouver, WA. After attending Evergreen High School, Gabriel attended the University of Washington, where he studied English Literature. After working for Microsoft for the past 5 years, Gabriel decided to help his brother Max launch their brewery. As the “business-side” of the brewery, Gabriel is excited to help build Vancouver's growing brewery scene along with Mt. Tabor Brewing Company, Lootwit Brewing Company and Salmon Bay Brewing Company.

An avid Ultimate Frisbee player, Gabriel still finds time to travel up and down the west coast as the coach of the University of Washington Ultimate Frisbee team. After 13 years playing and coaching, Gabriel still finds the flight of the disc to be one of the most mesmerising aspects of Ultimate Frisbee.

Max Scudder, Head Brewer, was raised in St. Helens, OR and moved to Vancouver, WA in 2003. After graduating from Evergreen High School in 2007, Max started homebrewing at the age of 21. With his friends help, Max has turned into a very accomplished brewer, winning two Blue Ribbons at the 2008 Clark County Fair homebrewer's competition. Max's recipes are the backbone that has helped launch Beerded Brothers Brewing.

Max's recipes try to keep one prinicple in mind; brew simple beers that everyone enjoys! Max likes to use agave syrup, orange peel, and other fruits in his recipes.

Boring Brewing - Boring, OR

OPA (Oatmeal Pale Ale) - Pale Ale - 5.7% ABV - 45 IBU
Classic Pale Ale with addition 15% flaked oats that contribute to a silkier mouth feel over traditional pale ales. Hopped with Falconer Flight 7c's and Cascade.
You will need to place order with General Distributing for this beer.

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(503) 793-1382
http://boringbrewing.com
13503 SE Richey Road, Boring, OR 97009

My journey to Boring Brewing started 24 years ago when I began my ventures in Homebrewing. I read everything related to brewing I could get my hands on. Some would say I was obsessed. I always wanted to open a brewpub or brewery but it was always a dream for me. The stars seemed to align this last year and it looked like it was possible to open a brewery in a accessory building on my property. After jumping through mounds of paperwork, I finally became licensed to brew beer on a commercial level. This is where I bring you Boring Brewing - a Nano Brewery that is focused on quality. Our beers spend the correct amount of time in the fermenter followed by a cold age in a bright beer tank where optimal carbonation and flavor is obtained prior to making it to your pint glass. Look for our beers at the best establishments

Bridge 99 Brewery - Bend, OR

Wizard Falls - IPA - 7.1% ABV, 111 IBU, 6.9 L SRM
Named for the local Wizard Falls fish hatchery on the Metolius River down stream from forest service Bridge 99. Our IPA is a medium gold color with large amounts of hops added at several stages to the brew process. The resulting beer has a mellow citrus hop flavor and enticing aroma with no bitter aftertaste.

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(541) 280-1690
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bridge-99-Brewery/330744700395411
61123 Tapadera St, Bend, OR 97702

Bridge 99 Brewery is a small batch craft nano brewery that is soon to launch in Bend Oregon.

Bunsenbrewer - Sandy, OR

Fahrenheit - Habanero Belgian Red - 8.5% ABV
A rounded Belgian red, starting with malty sweetness, and a creeping habanero heat.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 12pm

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(503) 308-3150
http://www.bunsenbrewer.com
16506 SE 362nd Dr, Sandy, OR 97055

Bunsenbrewer is a Fermenation Laboratory (aka brewery) in Sandy.

Bushwhacker Cider - Portland, OR

Bushwhacker Mentha - Mint infused cider - 5.8% ABV
Using mint from the cider maker's garden, infused into our single varietal granny smith cider, "Alice".

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(503) 445-0577
http://bushwhackercider.com
1212-D SE Powell, Portland OR 97202

Bushwhacker Cider is the United States' first Cider Pub. We opened in September 2010 in the Brooklyn neighborhood of inner SE Portland. In addition to the rotating guest ciders available on tap and by the bottle, we produce our own small batches of cider on location. We carry our house ciders based on availability, plus guest cider taps and bottles. Bottles are available for consumption in house with no corkage fee, or to go.

Chetco Brewing Company - Brookings, OR

Unite Pink Pale - Pale Ale - 4.1% ABV - 18 IBU
Eminently drinkable pale, with the faintest hint of raspberry, in the aroma and finish. This was a Collaboration Brew in honor of International Women's Day and to benefit Pink Boots Society.
Summer Salmon - IPA - 5.5% ABV - 67 IBU
Another of Mike's successful foray's into single hop IPA's, this golden hued ale is infused with hints of ruby-red grapefruit with a pineapple nose, all from Chinook hops.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 2pm

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(541) 661-5347
http://www.chetcobrew.com
U.S. 101, Brookings, OR 97415

HANGIN' WITH GRACE

When we first came to Oregon, we were intrigued by all of the interesting, hoppy beers available- beer selection out here was a far cry from what was available in Minneapolis and Southern California, although the Brookings selection back then was pretty thin.

My first brew was a kit, a gift from my wife. Pouring malt extract and a couple hop pellets into boiling water on the stove didn't really cut it for me. My next brew was all grain and within 3 weeks, I had ordered hop rhizomes so I could grow my own. Even then thinking how much fun it would be having a brewery.

I'd been toying with the idea of opening Chetco Brewing Company for about 3 years, but the timing never seemed right. Finally we registered our company in late 2011.

During this time my wife's family suffered a tragedy, then her mother took ill- we got sidetracked into different concerns. We started adding on to the house in preparation for family member(s) to move in. The financial down turn took a little wind out of both of our sails too. I have a massage business, my wife a real estate career, financially things slowed down for both of us.

About two years ago on old friend of ours from down south passed away. Grace. She had been making plans to move to Brookings and to retire here, she loved the photos and stories we sent about the gorgeous trails and beautiful beaches.

Unbenownst to us, she left us some money in her will. When we found out we were shocked- and thought- "this is it, let's take this money and start Chetco Brewing Co." Well, that was about three weeks before our four legged family member, Hazel, was diagnosed with Lymphoma. Dr. John Jacobsen at Town & Country, and Dr. Krystal Claybrook of OSU both felt she was a good candidate for chemotherapy, and if we were all up for it, she could enjoy a good quality of life and a few more years. There wasn't much hesitation on our part, we went for the chemo- we don't regret it either. We had the best summer ever, the four of us, and we couldn't have done it any other way, but reality is, it took the brewery money and set the plans back again.

So when Hazel died this fall, we refocused on finishing the licensing process- life is what happens while you are planning something else, right? So there's no sense in trying to 'time' it right. Either do it or don't.

We are still grateful to Grace for her gift, because it really for the first time allowed us to envision that we could do it. It wouldn't take too much and we saw that it could happen, so even though most of her money had been spent on other things, in her honor, our brew kettle will always be named "Grace". This way we can hang out with Grace all the time.

Now? The economy is picking back up, Alex is busy and doing great, selling real estate at Century 21, I have a great contingent of loyal clients for my massage business and I have garnered some great local support for Chetco Brewing Company, so we are full steam ahead.

Brewmaster Michael Frederick

Cider Riot! - Portland, OR

Everybody Pogo - Hoppy Cider - 6.7% ABV
A refreshingly dry cider that's got hops.
Our roughcut tribute to football terraces and punk rock shows, Everybody Pogo is perfect for when you are sweat soaked and smiling, after a show, a match, a hike, or a just long day at work. Dry and quenching with a hint of sweet apple flavor, as organically grown Goldings hops do the pogo dance across your taste buds. A distinctly Oregonian product, Unfiltered and lightly carbonated Everybody Pogo mates Hood River apples and Willamette Valley hops.

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http://www.ciderriot.com/
East Side, Porltand, OR

Cider Riot! Our Story

Early Years


From a high-school job planting traditional cider trees such as Yarlington Mill, Kingston Black, and Dabinett at the Slow Food recognized White Oak Cider in rural Yamhill County, to student days drinking cider from plastic 2-litres on the streets of Cork City, Ireland, cider has fascinated me from an early age. I've been making cider for over half my life.

We pressed juice from Gravensteins on the farm when I was kid in the wilds of northern Yamhill County. As it started to ferment in the fridge, I always enjoyed the prickle of carbonation and the winey notes. My first batch of fermented cider, was based on a recipe in Profane Existence zine, made from apples smuggled out of my college-dining hall in my flight jacket a dozen at a time, then macerated with a cheese grater from the local hardware store and pressed between two dinner plates. I fermented it in my Macalester College dorm-room closet, in a carboy borrowed from a homebrewer across the hall. After a month I began drinking it, at times straight from the 5-gallon carboy. How it taste? Well, let's just say every batch since has been better, and the next thing I made was a stout.

Cider picking - Jeffrey OttDrinking cider in Ireland was inspirational, and in my senior of college, back in the states a friend and I salvaged materials from a closing restaurant and built a massive cider press for our homebrew club. We sought out the most acidic apples Minnesota had to offer and made some pretty drinkable stuff.

Every year since then I've gathered together a band of friends and headed to the family farm in Yamhill to pick our wild apples (high in acids) and use the old handcranked cider mill. Combined with traditional cider apples from White Oak, we make some pretty world-class cider. Our ciders have received the acclaim of not only friends and family, but of commercial cidermakers as well.

A Career in Beer


I've converted the passion for beer I acquired growing up in Oregon during the micro-brew boom of the 1980s and 1990's into a career in beer. Since my college homebrewing days I've become a National ranked Beer Judge Certification Program beer judge, and have judged at competitions from the American Homebrewers Association Nationals, the British Columbia Beer Awards, and the Heart of Cascadia competition, to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, and the Mondial de la Biere in Montreal. I've visited and written about breweries all across the US and Canada, Ireland, and Germany. My work appears regularly in Northwest Brewing News, Ale Street News, Oregon Beer Growler, and American Brewer. I've organized beer festivals, from the North American Organic Brewers Festival, which I helped grow from a single day with 1500 attendees to a regular fixture in the Portland beer festival calendar, with three days and 20,000 attendees. I help the Oregon Brewers Guild put on the Cheers to Belgian Beers event, Brewers Dinner, and Fresh Hop Tastival. Putting my day-job skills as a carpenter and deconstructionist to work, I've built bars for Gigantic Brewing Company, and Breakside Brewery. I've teamed up with breweries such as Hopworks Urban Brewery, Lompoc, and Widmer Brothers to brew my recipes on a commercial scale. (My Green and Gold Kölsch, which recently took silver at the North American Beer Awards, is brewed by Widmer Brothers and may be found on tap and in 22-ounce bottles throughout the Portland area).

The Impetus for Cider Riot!


So why cider? As passionate as I am about beer and brewing, there is something magical about cider. Picking bittersweet apples in Alan Foster's orchard at White Oak Cider on a clear autumn day. Traipsing through the wet woods of my family land in Yamhill to seek out wild seedling apples. These experiences ground me to the land. Cider challenges me, it inspires me, and there's nothing quite like the dry tannic flavor of a well made cider.

Raise a glass of Cider Riot! cider and I think you'll agree. Cheers! Abram Goldman-Armstrong: Cidermaker and Owner

Columbia County Brewing - Saint Helens, OR

Westy Wheat - Wheat - 4.2% ABV - 12 IBUs
Westy Wheat is an American wheat beer with a German yeast...an aroma of fresh bread with a clean crisp finish...Taste the weekend everyday! Westy Wheat

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(503) 896-7776
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Columbia-County-Brewing/365053970239050
164 South 15th, Saint Helens, OR 97051

A Micro Brewery

Dirty Hands Brewing - Vancouver, WA

320 Mule - Wheat - 4.7% ABV - 16.6 IBU
In days gone by, it took 320 mule teams to haul wheat wagons in the Palouse. We honor this tradition through our wheat beer, which features clove and banana notes.
Captain Swing - ESB - 5.9% ABV - 26.9 IBU
An extra special bitter, Captain Swing is our version of this classic English style. Maris Otter Extra Pale and Victory malts and Fuggle and Goldings hops are used in this brew. Captain Swing is an easy-drinking beer with a subtle fruit and malt nose, finishing with a pleasant bitterness.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 8pm

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(360) 258-0413
https://www.facebook.com/dirtyhandsbrewing
114 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660

Beer Promotes Confidence.

Feckin' Irish Brewing Co - Oregon City, OR

Dublin Pale - Pale Ale - 5.8% ABV - 44 IBU
Superb pale ale loaded with over 10lb of whole centennial hops in the fermenter.
IRA - Irish Red Ale - 6% ABV - 50 IBU
This Irish ale has a serious NW twist. Generous portion of hops from the Northwest are packed in this brew. Pale malt and Irish premium malt make the color a very nice copper red. This is an easy drinking red ale that is full of flavor and hopped over weeks during the fermentation process.

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(503) 880-5608
http://feckinbrew.com/
415 S McLaughlin Blvd, Oregon City, OR 97045

Feckin Brewery is the Brainchild of Mark and Dave Maher. Both have home brewed for a number of years. Dave made his 1st fermentation attempt in Dublin where he made wine that was always drank before it ever reached full fermentation.

Feckin Ales are Inspired By Feckers everywhere who want great Irish Ales with NW Hops and influences. Thanks for checking us out there will be much more to come...

Slainte!

Feckin Family

Fire Cirkl - White City, OR

Naughty Heather - Braggot - 11.0% ABV - 23 IBU (est.)
The original gravity is lower than Dragon's Blood but still high. It is fermented with an ale yeast strain with a high alcohol tolerance. This gives it a drier finish than Dragon's Blood, though still distinctly a mead. The grain bill is that of a red ale. It is brewed without hops, but with a generous amount of heather tips and flowers. Heather meads and ales have been brewed in the area now known as Scotland for four to eight thousand years.

Meet-the-Brewer on Friday 5pm

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(541) 646-8871
http://firecirkl.com/
16110 Jones Road, White City, OR 97503

Fire Cirkl produces unique products, resurrecting brewing traditions from antiquity, around the world, one recipe at a time. All of our recipes have a story and cultural history behind the ingredients they contain. All of our recipes are our own creations. We are among those pioneering the use of herbs other than hops. Unlike hops, there are no published numbers to reference for hitting one's targets. One must invent, experiment, and draw on one's gut and experience. Our recipes are not a result of archeological finds, for example, but rather created from research done on the brewing habits of a particular culture and era. We research a colorful culture and their brewing habits, then create a recipe that captures the essence of that culture, adapting it to appeal to the modern palate. Hence our tagline, "Olde recipes with a modern twist."

We are passionate about history - particularly ancient history and cultures - and seek to pass this passion on to consumers. Most people do not realize that the use of hops in brewing is a relatively recent development. Their first recorded use was around the year 1000 AD, and they did not become the herb of choice until around the time of the Protestant Reformation. The German Beer Purity law so often referenced in brewing is perhaps the world's first major drug law. Our ancestors brewed with many different herbs and combinations of herbs called Gruits (Gruts) that were believed to be inebriating and/or medicinal. Those who were allowed to sell these herbs had to be licensed by the Catholic Church. Much of the transition to hops is due to efforts to break the stranglehold the Catholic Church had on the brewing industry.

Fire Cirkl is the only USDA Certified Organic brewer in the Rogue Valley. This is a very substantial drain on our profit potential and greatly increases our workload. We practice organic processing because we believe in it, not because there is any money in it. Our research indicates that 10 percent of local consumers are willing to pay a modest amount more for an organic product over a non-organic product, and that amount does not come close to covering the added expense of producing these products. We practice sustainability because we believe that non-organic ingredients, cleaners and pesticide residues have a long-term detrimental effect on our health, our immune systems, and the other life forms with which we share this planet.

We are also one of the few commercial producers of braggots. A braggot is a style of mead - fermented honey. Mead is believed to be the oldest fermented beverage known to man, and was the favored drink of the elite in Medieval Europe. There is evidence of it being purposefully created as far back as 8,000 years ago. Over time, population pressure made honey scarcer and more expensive, and mead was supplanted in popularity by more available and less expensive forms of fermentable sugar. It remained treasured in most of the world up until the early 20th century, and is still popular in Eastern Europe. It is in resurgence in the west, though we still find that the overwhelming majority of people we encounter at tastings have never heard of mead, much less braggot.

Perhaps the best way to summarize what Fire Cirkl is about is the following paragraph. It contains our mission statement and appears on all of our labels.

"The mission and values of Fire Cirkl are represented in out logo - similar to the Zia - with four commitments that steer the company; body, mind, spirit, and planet. More than simply brewing for profit, we have tasked ourselves with a higher responsibility of doing our part to improve the human experience. We use organic ingredients. We practice environmentally sound, sustainable production processes. We seek to increase awareness and appreciation of our natural world and its history. We provide a trip back in time and brief insight to the history and culture behind the recipe in your hand. All of our products contain herbs that were highly valued by the cultures that used them. Find out more about our company, products, philosophy and information that we think will enhance other areas of your life at www.firecirkl.com."

We look forward to speaking with you!

Humble Brewing - Portland, OR

Gonzilla! - Double IPA (IIPA) - 8.2% ABV - 99 IBU
A double IPA loaded with Columbus, Cascade, and Centennial hops atop a simple grist of 2-row and crystal malts.

more info --->

(503) 753-5975
http://humblebrewing.com
7419 N Hurst Ave, Portland, OR 97203

Humble Brewing was a hobby turned obsession for Scott Davis and Chad Freitag. The name is suggestive of both their humble beginnings (and current home) in a detached garage in North Portland and their focus on creating tasty beers that surprise you with their simplicity. Beers that they hope people LOVE to drink, brewed in small batches. Though they've been making beer for the bars and restaurants of Portland since 2011, this will be Humble's first visit to the Nano Beer Fest.

Krauski's Brewskis - Gresham, OR

Off-Piste - IPA - 12% ABV

more info --->

(503) 328-8474
http://www.oregonshoppyplace.com
328 N Main Ave., Gresham, OR 97030

Established in 2010, The Hoppy Brewer is home to Krauski's Brewskis, Gresham's smallest brewery, making Gresham's biggest beers!!

Mazama Brewing - Corvallis, OR

Rasplendent - Raspberry & Hibiscus Wit - 5% ABV - 13 IBU
This deep ruby beer melds with raspberry, orange zest, and spice while hibiscus accentuates the delicate flavors derived from the Wit yeast and adds and assertive sour finish. Rasplendent is a refreshingly tart, yet complex beer.

more info --->

(541) 230-1810
http://mazamabrewing.com
33939 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis, OR 97333

Mazama Brewing is a packaging brewery in Corvallis Oregon own and operated by Jeff and Kathy Tobin. They started home brewing in 1984 and knew they had found a passion in their new hobby. Their brewing pursuits included making beer styles that were once very difficult to find in the United States. This finally led to a long delay trip the Belgium in 2011, which provided the inspiration to start Mazama brewing.

After spending nearly 30 years as an electrical engineer, Jeff left the high-tech world to pursue brewing full-time in 2013. He has found that his project management, engineering and science background serves him well as head brewer at Mazama.

Kathy as recently retired as an executive leading a high-tech printing and computing business unit. Her years of experience have helped create a solid foundation for Mazama Brewing's success.

Red Ox Brewing - Tigard, OR

Sunporch - Pale Ale - 5.2% ABV
Citra hops, orange peel and white wheat come together in this quintessential summer ale. Smooth and refreshing with enough hop flavor to keep it interesting.

more info --->

(503) 310-8033
http://redoxbrewing.com
9795 S.W. Murdock St., Tigard, OR 97224

55 gallon drums and pallet racking, those are the building blocks of the Red Ox frontier-style brewery. Our 1.5 barrel system is a product of shrewd bartering, trial and error and talented friends.

Its beauty is in its simplicity.

Our beer is best described by what it's not. It's not some over-hyped experience billed as the next great trend. Simply put, we brew high quality beer that's made for drinking.

Salem Ale Works - Salem, OR

Hootenanny Honey Basil - Spiced Blonde Ale - 4.2% ABV - 19 IBU
An ale as fun to drink as its name is to say! Pale blonde in color, this very light beer is topped with a pure white head of foam.
Only lightly hopped, the fresh basil takes over the aroma yet remains balanced and not over powering in the taste. Honey lends a touch of sweetness, with the finish being dry and crisp. A great summer session beer, perfect for those hot days!

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 12pm

more info --->

http://aleinsalem.com/default.html

Salem Ale Works was founded by two college friends and former wildland firefighters; Justin Ego and Jake Bonham. Their shared experiences and love of great craft beer gave rise to the formation of a nano-brewery in 2013; through which they plan to bring well-crafted and enjoyable beers to the Salem community and beyond.

At SAW we honor the rich history of Salem, striving to have fun while passionately writing the latest chapter in our capital's brewing legacy. Our beers are hand crafted in small batches using as many fresh, local ingredients as possible. We brew beer for you, our neighbors and friends; continually working at "Putting the Ale in Salem".

Twisted Snout Brewery - Toledo, OR

Honey Oatmeal Porker - Porter - 6.9% ABV
A smooth, roasted chocolaty porter made with whole grain oats and wildflower honey from Queen Bee Apiaries in Corvallis

more info --->

(541) 336-1833
http://twistedsnout.com
318 S. Main St., Toledo, OR 97391

Stu and Becky Miller and their sons Rob and Fulton own Twisted Snout Brewery and Public House, located at the end of Main Street in Toledo, Oregon. Our goal is to serve a wide variety of excellent hand-crafted ales, each with its own unique character. Stu and his son, Rob, are our brew masters and together bring more than 30 years of brewing experience to our tasty line-up that includes Wilbur's White Wheat, Oops!, Gateway Golden, Twisted Snout IPA, Red-Headed Step Hog, and Honey Oatmeal Porker, as well as a steady stream of seasonal ales. All our ales are made right on site, and if we're not too busy brewing or cooking or serving our customers, you can even get a personal tour.

Twisted Snout is located adjacent to Pig Feathers BBQ, which Fodor's Pacific Northwest travel guide recently called "the best barbecue restaurant in the Pacific Northwest." Pig Feathers' food is available in the pub, and Twisted Snout's ales can be ordered from the restaurant. We are cribbage fans, so we have several boards and card decks available for you to use. We also have Twister! Some come get twisted - responsibly.

We welcome you to come have a great time with us and hope you love Twisted Snout as much as we do!

Two Kilts Brewing - Sherwood, OR

Crystal Kush - Session Lager - 5.2% ABV - 55 IBU
A delicious beer with a clean malt bill, that allows the hop character to shine. Careful malt selection creates great mouth feel and the use of only one hop variety right down to the dry hop addition make for a great summer beer experience with dank crystal bitterness and aroma. Enjoy this instant hit!

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 4pm

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(503) 625-1700
http://twokiltsbrewing.com
14841 SW Tualatin Sherwood Road, Suite 501, Sherwood, OR 97140

Two Kilts Brewing Co. opened in the spring of 2011 with a mix of repurposed stainless steel tanks coming together to make a not so pretty 6 barrel brewery. With limited funds to get started it would have to do, and do it did and very well at that. Brewers and owners Chris Dillon, and Alex Mcgaw agreed on a business theory that to this day has been a perfect approach for them. They said "We aren't going to worry about anything but the beer. If we take good care of it, it will take care of us." Three fast years later, they have done that and accomplished a lot. They now have a custom built 15 barrel brewery and not one bit of it is used. In fact, all the equipment the brewery has was new when purchased. This rapid growth was made possible by careful, skilled decision making, endless hours of working day jobs in the early days followed by working the brewery and tasting room by night. These sacrifices as well as the decision not to pay themselves for the first 2 years allowed them to pour all of their profits back into improving their brewery, always pushing to get to the next level. Two Kilts Brewing Co. is now distributed across the state of Oregon with plans to eventually be in the Washington State, California, and Western Idaho marketplace. Looking back at what they have done there is no reason they won't achieve these goals as well, through a rock solid marketing plan coupled with a professional and motivated team of distributors.

Chris and Alex both have a substantial background in beer and both are extremely passionate about their craft. They share the same passion for family and tell us their customers are not just friends, and that coming from Irish roots, (Chris) and Scottish roots (Alex) they feel that their customers are family too. This is one of the many reasons the pub feels like home to so many.

The brewery features 12 beers throughout the year comprised of 7 full time beers as well as rotating seasonals to make up the other 5. Seasonals vary all year long, but be sure to keep an eye on this website for real time beer selections and new release announcements. They are constantly thinking beer and often come up with innovative one off beers for festivals and events too. Samples and taster flights are always available so make sure you come in with some time on your hands because your taste buds will be busy for a while.

If you haven't been to Two Kilts Brewing Co. please look us up and come in soon. We would be thrilled to have you.

Vagabond Brewing - Salem, OR

Into the Wild - IPA - 6.0% ABV - 60 IBU
A light bodied IPA with strong citrusy and floral aromas. Wild Ride has little lingering bitterness which makes it an IPA that everyone can enjoy.
Wayfaring Raspberry - Wheat - 4.6% ABV - 30 IBU
This beer is a continuation in our Wayfaring series of wheat beers. This time, we took our Wayfaring Wheat recipe and added raspberries that were picked here in the Willamette Valley. This is a refreshing summer wheat beer that has a delicious raspberry flavor.

Meet-the-Brewer on Sunday 4pm

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(503) 512-9007
http://www.vagabondbrewing.com/
2195 Hyacinth St NE, Salem, OR 97301

We're a group of four combat veterans who traveled the world after our military service. Between deployments and our travels, we felt like no one place was our home, we felt like vagabonds. We also found that in every place we explored, the one thing people of different cultures had in common was a love for beer, which we too had a love for. We decided to combine our passion for beer with our love of travel and adventure and share it with Oregon and the world. Vagabond Brewing opened up February 2014 in Salem, OR.

West Highland Brewing Company - Vancouver, WA

Mango Moon Ale - Fruit Pale Ale - 5% ABV - 21 IBU
Our award winning seasonal Mango ale is a light bodied pale ale with just the right amount of Mango flavor. Our secret recipe includes a hint of spice in this fruit beer, making it pleasant on the palate and highly drinkable.

Meet-the-Brewer on Saturday 2pm

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(360) 433-7147
https://www.facebook.com/WestHighlandBrewingCompany
NE 22nd Way, Vancouver, WA 98684

West Highland Brewing is founded by brewers Don Stewart and Sam Simms. Brewing one barrel at a time, their brewery is named to combine their love for West Highland White Terriers with their passion for brewing.

The WHB Difference

With over 25 years of combined brewing experience, Sam and Don set out to produce high quality beer that is consistent in flavor for a refreshing drinking experience. They soon found that many people preferred beer that is lower in bitterness than many wildly hopped local brews. Consequently, their beers are more mildly hopped than many Northwest craft beers. Moderate alcohol content and lower carbonation provide a more pleasant gastric experience. This means you can expect great craft beer flavor that can be enjoyed again and again with your friends.

Wingman Brewers - Tacoma, WA

P-51 Coconut Porter - Porter - 8% ABV - 31 IBU
A tropical twist on P-51 Porter. The same great P-51 taste with the added element of toasted coconut aroma and flavor.

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(253) 256-5240
http://wingmanbrewers.com/
509 1/2 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421

In its simplest form, beer is made from four things: water, barley, hops and yeast. These four ingredients can produce flavors ranging from the boldness of chocolate and coffee to the bite of grapefruit or the smooth sweetness of a banana.

While we occasionally add other ingredients to our beer, we do so while striving to create rich flavors capable of subtle nuance to entice the aficionado without straying from the straightforward, blue collar roots our beers share with the rest of Tacoma.

We like to experiment and you will almost always find a unique brew available only at our taproom, but we also do our best to make sure you can find your favorites in a can, bottle, or even on draft at your local watering hole.

Wolf Tree Brewery - Seal Rock, OR

Spruce Tip Ale - American Brown Ale - 6.5% ABV, 20 IBUs
Spruce Tip Ale is a unfiltered American Brown Ale brewed with citra hops and spruce tips from Sitka Spruce trees. The spruce tips have a sweet citrus flavor that pairs well with the "maltiness" of the brown ale. It is a great summertime ale!

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(541) 961-2030
https://www.facebook.com/wolf.treebrewery
199 N. Wolkau Rd, Seal Rock, OR 97376

A small nano brewery on the Oregon Coast.