Oregon Craft Beer Month – July 2013 Oregon Craft Beer Month 2013

Beer Releases
7/1 — Rogue Honey Kolsch
7/4  — Rogue 1/4th of July IPA
7/10 — El Comandante Mexican Lager Release Party (7/10) 4 p.m. Side Bar, 3901 N. Williams, Portland
7/17 — Summer Honey Tapping (7/17) 5:30 p.m. Rock Bottom Brewery, 206 S.W. Morrison, Portland
7/26 — NEW BEER RELEASE (7/26) What is it? Sssshhh.. it’s a secret, but it will definitely be a tasty summer brew.  Falling Sky Brewing, 1334 Oak Alley, Eugene
7/31 — O’KANES CASK SERIES RELEASE (7/31) 5 p.m.  Sample Note Taker Dry Hopped IPA at this limited-batch beer tasting. Happy-hour pricing on that limited-edition beer only, all night long– McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174

Food & Beer Events

OYSTERS & ALES II (7/3) Featuring Widmer Brothers beers, Riffle NW, 333 N.W. 13th Ave., Portland

MUNCH & MUSIC (7/11) 5:30-9:30 p.m. Deschutes Brewery Beer Garden and food from Bend’s top restaurants, Drake Park, Bend

Crab Boil  (7/12, 7/19, 7/26) 5 p.m. Live Crab Races and 40 Oregon craft beers on tap.  Rogue Ales Brewery, 2320 OSU Dr., Newport

SALMON BAKE (7/8) 5 p.m. $20 Include Salmon, Salad, Side Dish and Flatbread, Chatoe Rogue, 3590 Wigrich Rd., Independence

Rogue Ales and Food Pairing (7/19, 7/26) 30 Oregon Craft Beers on tap Rogue Public House Astoria, Pier 39, 100 39th St.,  Astoria 503-325-5964.  www.rogue.com

FRED ECKHARDT’S 23rd ANNUAL BEER & CHEESE TASTING (7/22) 5 p.m. $30 Rogue Public House & Distillery, 1339 N.W. Flanders St., Portland; 503-222-5910

Gigantic Brewing Beermaker Dinner with Restaurant Beck (7/25) $95 per person-gratuity included, Brewmaster Ben Love, Master Brewer Van Havig, and Chef Justin Wills of Restaurant Beck, invite you to a six-course beer dinner. The dinner benefits Le Cordon Bleu’s Student ACF Hot Foods Team and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington, Bleu Restaurant, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 600 S.W. 10th Ave., Portland; 503-208-3416 http://www.giganticbrewing.com/beerdinner.html

BITE AND BREW OF SALEM (7/28) 11:00-11:00 p.m. Riverfront Park, Salem; www.thebiteofsalem.com

Entertainment Events

WATERFRONT BLUES FEST (7/5) 2 p.m. Featuring Deschutes Brewery beer and food, Waterfront Park, Portland

STRING OFF PRE FUNK PARTY (7/7) String Off Pre Funk Party with the Northwest String Summit.  Three bands from our YouTube contest will play at the Ninkasi patio in a battle of the bands-style event. One band will be selected to play at the 2013 Northwest String Summit happening July 18th – 21st at Horning’s Hideout. The contest is currently underway on our YouTube page:www.youtube.com/ninkasibrewingco.  Ninkasi Brewing, 272 Van Buren St., Eugene

BEND SUMMER FESTIVAL (7/12 – 7/14) 5-11 p.m. Deschutes Brewery Libation Stations, Downtown Bend;  http://www.c3events.com/events/bend-summer-festival/

SUNDAY SUMMER CONCERTS (7/21) 2:30-4:30 p.m. Featuring Boneyard Beer, Les Schwab Ampitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin-Hixon Dr., Bend;
www.bendconcerts.com

OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL BREWERS PARADE (7/24) 11:30 a.m. BridgePort BrewPub, 1313 N.W. Marshall St.,, Portland;

 Brewfests

3RD ANNUAL BREWFEST (7/6), 1-6 p.m. $5 20 Breweries from Oregon, Whole Foods, 2610 U.S. 20, Bend

PUCKERFEST (7/12 – 7/18) Noon A celebration of sour and wild ales, Belmont Station, 4500 S.E. Stark St., Portland

PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL BEERFEST (7/19 – 7/21) $20 4-10 p.m. North Park Blocks, Portland

26TH ANNUAL OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL (7/24 – 7/29) Noon-9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday. $7 for a glass, $1 for each tasting token. Waterfront Park, Portland; 503-778-5917

FRINGEFEST (7/27) All day meet the brewer and beer tasting from Oregon breweries not at the O.B.F., Belmont Station, 4500 S.E. Stark St., Portland; 503-232-8538

OREGON CRAFT BEER MONTH CLOSING CEREMONY (7/31) 5 p.m., 3rd Annual BenFest-A celebration of brewers named Ben, The East Burn, 1800 E. Burnside, Portland; 503-236-2876

PEPPERFEST ’13! (7/31) 6 p.m.  : 6pm Featured Beers: Aztec chocolate chili stout, Conflagration IPA, Jalapa Lager and Aye carumba,  we’ll present three cold beer/hot pepper combos from the experimental team of Zymurgists working the kettle at the Roadhouse Brewery.   McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, 4045 N.W. Cornelius Pass Rd., Hillsboro; 503-640-6174

Other fun events
Toast to Don Younger (7/14) 5 p.m. Toast in honor of Don Younger on his birthday and tapping of YSB. Rogue Hall, 1717 S.W. Park Ave., Portland

Doggie Play Date (7/16) 5-7 p.m. Bring you dogs to enjoy Rogue Farms 12 taps of Rogue Ales craft beer and dinner from the Chuck Wagon. Rogue Farms also serves a dog menu.   Rogue Farms

SASQUATCH BREW AM GOLF TOURNAMENT (7/26) 8 a.m. $80 McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale; www.glenfalconerfoundation.org