2013 Oregon Garden Brewfest Beer List Announced

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The organizers over at the Oregon Gardent Brewfest have just announced the beer list for this year’s event, being held the last ween in April. This year has more breweries than ever with a great looking list of craft beer, cider, and mead. I am excited to get to the festival and taste some of the latest additions to the craft beer scene.

The Oregon Garden Brewfest has released the lineup for its 9th annual event, taking place April 26 through 28 at The Oregon Garden’s Grand Hall. A record 62 breweries will be presenting their products, for a total of 125 beers, ciders and mead. Event hours are Noon to 11 pm Friday & Saturday, and Noon to 6 pm Sunday. Located in the historic town of Silverton, just an hour’s drive from the Portland metropolitan area, the Oregon Garden Brewfest also features live music from 22 area bands, food, tasting lessons by Women Enjoying Beer and a homebrew competition presented by Capitol Brewers.


Advance admission includes a one-day pass for $15 that features a tasting glass, seven tasting tickets, and express entry; a three-day pass for $30 that includes a tasting glass, 15 tasting tickets, and express entry; and a VIP pass for $50 that includes a tasting glass, 45 tasting tickets, a T shirt and a food voucher. Advance sales are available at http://ogbf2013.blogspot.com. Tickets at the door are $15 for one-day entry and increase to $20 after 5pm, and include five tasting tickets. Three-day entry at the door is $30 and includes 10 tasting tickets and no express entry, and VIP entry is $50 and includes 35 tickets and no express entry. Designated drivers pay a cover charge of $5 and receive a bottled water. Once inside, a full glass of beer costs four tickets, and a taster costs one ticket. Additional tasting tickets may be purchased for $1 apiece. The event is cash only, with an ATM on-site. Parking at The Oregon Garden is $5 per car; free shuttles will be available to various locations in town. The Oregon Garden Brewfest is for ages 21 and over on Friday and Saturday; minors are welcome all hours on Sunday.


And without further ado, the tap list!


10 Barrel Brewing Co | Apocalypse IPA & Wheat IPA

2 Towns Ciderhouse | The Incider & The Bad Apple

21st Amendment | Bitter American & Hell or High WaterMelon Wheat

Alameda Brewing Co | Black Bear XX Stout & Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA

Base Camp Brewing Co | Ripstop Rye Pils & In-Tents India Pale Lager

Batch 19 | Batch 19 Pre-Prohibition Style Lager

Blue Dog Mead | Green Collar Mead & Yellow Collar Mead

Blue Moon Brewing Co | Belgian Style White Ale & Valencia Grove Amber Ale

Brew Werks Brewing | Neurotic Blonde & Rabble Rouser Red

BridgePort Brewing Co | Smooth Ryed & Hop Czar

Calapooia Brewing Co | Chili Beer & Big Aft Pale Ale

Cascade Brewing | Razberry Wheat & Oblique Coffee Black & White Stout

Cascade Lakes Brewing | Blonde Bombshell & Cyclops IPA

Crispin & Fox Barrel Cidery | Original Apple Cider & Fox Barrel Blackberry Pear Cider

Crux Fermentation Project | On the Fence Pale & Outcast IPA

Double Mountain Brewery | Vaporizer Dry Hopped Pale & India Red Ale

Eel River Brewing Co | Acai Berry Wheat & California Blonde

Elysian Brewing | Super Fuzz Blood Orange Pale, LOSER Pale Ale & Savant IPA

Falling Sky Brewing | Dark Heart & Retrograde NW Red

Firestone Walker | Solace Wheat & Union Jack IPA

Fish Brewing Co | Spire Mountain Dark & Dry Cider & Reel Ales Swordfish Black IPA

Flat Tail Brewing | Tailgater Kölsch & Black Hand Maple Nut Porter

Fort George Brewery and Public House | Divinity Fruit Beer & Tender Loving Empire NW Pale Ale

Full Sail Brewing Co | Lager Series LTD 5 & Pub Series ESB

Gigantic Brewing | Dark Meddle Vienna Lager & Gigantic IPA

Gilgamesh Brewing | Ridgeway IPA & Hopscotch Strong Ale

Golden Valley Brewery | Red Thistle Ale & Bald Peak IPA

GoodLife Brewing Co | Sweet As Pacific Ale & Descender IPA

Goose Island Beer Co | Honker’s Ale & India Pale Ale

Hop Valley Brewery | Alphadelic IPA & Double ‘D’ Blonde

Hopworks Urban Brewery | Organic HUB Lager & Organic Hopworks IPA

Kona Brewing Co | Big Wave Golden & Koko Brown

Lagunitas Brewing Co | a little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ & Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale

Laurelwood Brewing Co | Organic Free Range Red & Workhorse IPA

Leinenkugal’s Brewing Co | Summer Shandy & Big Eddy Imperial IPA

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales | Seizoen & Seizoen Bretta

Lompoc Brewing | Kick Axe Pale Ale & C-Note Imperial Pale Ale

McMenamins Thompson Brewery & Public House | TBD

Nectar Creek Honeywine | Wildflower Session Mead & Ginger Session Mead

New Belgium Brewing | Dig Pale Ale, Rampant IPA, The Lost Abbey & Peach Porch Lounger

Ninkasi Brewing Co | Total Domination IPA & Believer Double Red

Oakshire Brewing | Line Dry Rye & Watershed IPA

Old Town Brewing Co | OTB Pilsner & Boysenberry Black Ale

Pale Horse Brewing | Hillbilly Blonde & Hopyard Dog

Pelican Pub & Brewery | Winema Wit & Silverspot IPA

Ram Restaurant & Brewery | Oregon Blonde Ale & Big Red IPA

Rat Hole Brewing | Fencepost Porter & Rotation Red

Redhook Brewery | Audible Pale Ale & Wise Cracker Wit

Rusty Truck Brewing Co | Moonlight Ride Blackberry Ale & Stupiphany Imperial Red Ale

Santiam Brewing | Spitfire ESB & Pirate Stout

Sasquatch Brewery | Oregon Session Ale & Woodboy IPA

Seven Brides Brewing | Paige’s Purple Haze Blueberry Wheat & Abiqua Black IPA

Shock Top Brewing Co | Belgian White & Raspberry Wheat

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co | Pale Ale & Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale

Standing Stone Brewing Co | Noble Stout & I ♥ Oregon Ale

Stella Artois Brewery | Stella Artois

Stone Brewing Co | Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale & 2012 Double Bastard Ale

Tieton Ciderworks | Apricot Cider & Dry Hopped Cider

Vermont Hard Cider | Woodchuck Amber & Woodchuck Granny Smith

Vertigo Brewing | Razz Wheat & Friar Mikes IPA

Wandering Aengus Ciderworks | Anthem Cherry & Anthem Hops

Widmer Brothers Brewing | Alchemy Pale Ale & Hopside Down IPL


Play it smart and play it safe: The Oregon Garden Resort is offering two room packages | the Brewer’s Dinner Package for $219 is available on April 25 and includes accommodations, two tickets to the Brewer’s Dinner, breakfast for two the next morning, and two one-day tickets to the Brewfest on April 26. The Brewfest Package for $189 is available April 25 through April 28 and includes accommodations, breakfast for two, two one-day tickets to the Brewfest and two food booth vouchers. Reservations are available at http://oregongardenresort.com/Packages.htm or call 503-874-2500.


Sponsors of the event include Venti’s Café & Basement Bar, Pepsi, Wave Broadband, The Ulven Companies, Lucky Eagle Casino and Raen Brew. For more information about the event, visit http://ogbf2013.blogspot.com.