The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Salem Ale Works of Salem, OR in the 2016 EOBF. 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. Salem Ale Works honor the rich history of Salem, striving to have fun while passionately writing the latest chapter in our capital’s brewing legacy. Hand crafted in small batches using as many fresh, local ingredients as possible Salem Ale Works is always working at “Putting the Ale in Salem.”
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is excited to announce the participation of its first cidery, Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider of Portland, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Reverend Nat West is a single-minded cider evangelist who searches the world for superior ingredients to handcraft the most unusual ciders that no one else will make. His passion is in creative flavor combinations making cider in the spirit of craft beer geeks, including their flagship Revival Hard Apple. Explore Cider!
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of 10 Barrel Brewing Company of Bend, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Tonya Cornett and Shawn “Big Daddy” Kelso are two of America’s most respected brewers, producing award winning beers like Cucumber Crush and German Sparkle Party. Their pubs in Bend, Portland and Boise are all local favorites.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Hermiston Brewing Co. of Hermiston, OR in the 2016 EOBF. They are a small, seven barrel brewery offering a minimum of 15 all-natural, finely-crafted micros at any given time. Only in operation for three years, they offer a wide variety, from IPAs to Dunkels, Hefeweizens to stouts and beyond, and has quickly become a local’s favorite. Worth a stop your next time in Hermiston.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Laht Neppur Brewing Company of Waitsburg, WA in the 2016 EOBF. Clan Chief Court Ruppenthal recently opened a production brewery in Milton Freewater, increasing access for Oregon beer drinkers to Laht Neppur’s tasty products, including Strawberry Cream Ale and Peach Hefeweizen.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is super-stoked to announce the participation of Hair of the Dog Brewing of Portland, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Under the leadership of Top Dog Alan Sprints, Hair of Dog is proud to be one of the first breweries in America specializing in the production of high alcohol, bottle conditioned beers as well as experimenting with the barrel aging process since 1994. Currently, the brewery has 180 oak barrels used to age Beer from 6 months to 8 years, lending character and complexity to Alan’s creative and original beer offerings. Their tasting room in the Eastside Industrial District features a panoramic view of downtown Portland and is on the bucket list of every traveling beer aficionado.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is extremely excited to announce the participation of Cascade Brewing Barrel House of Portland, OR in this year’s EOBF. Under the leadership of Art Larrance, one of the founding fathers of the Oregon craft beer movement, and Brewmaster Ron Gansburg, Cascade is a pioneer of the Northwest style sour beer movement. Cascade’s blending house currently houses more than 1,400 French oak, Kentucky Bourbon and Northwest wine barrels, plus nine foudres, filled with wheats, blonds, quads, reds, browns and porters that are aged and blended into magical elixirs, including Vlad the Imp Aler and Bourbonic Plague.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Breakside Brewery of Portland, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Under the leadership of Ben Edmunds, one of America’s most innovative brewers, Breakside features interesting and tasty barrel-aged and sour beers, in addition to vast portfolio of including their signature IPA, winner of the Gold Medal at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival. Their recently opened production facility and 24+ tap tasting room in Milwaukee presents the beer traveler with an opportunity to try some of the country’s best beers. Ben has promised something special for this year’s festival. Not to be missed.
Check it out!! Two Eastern Oregon Breweries, Dragon's Gate Brewery and Ordnance Brewing have a collaboration beer together! Both are featured this year at the Eastern Oregon Beer Festival. Be sure to like their pages and get your passes to the Eastern Oregon Beer Festival for the opportunity to sample these beers on June 18th in La Grande!! Congrats on the collab effort--can't wait to see you at #EOBF!!!