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.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of pFriem Family Brewers of Hood River, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Pfriem artisanal beers are symphonies of flavor and balance, influenced by the great brewers of Belgium, but unmistakably true to our homegrown roots in the Pacific Northwest. Although they are served humbly, each glass is overflowing with pride and a relentless aspiration to brew the best beer in the world.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Upright Brewing of Portland, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Specializing in farmhouse inspired beers rooted in France and Belgium but made with a Pacific Northwest twist, Owner/Brewmaster Alex Ganum also dabbling in quirky projects from around the world, including a number of highly sought after open fermented, barrel aged bottle conditioned beers like Fantasia and Four Play and classic styles like Engelbert Pils.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is proud to announce the participation of The Commons Brewery of Portland, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Rising from humble beginnings of Beetje Brewery in his garage, Owner Mike Wright and Head Brewer Sean Burke’s Dream Team brew innovative yet traditional takes on a wide range of European Beer Styles like their signature Urban Farmhouse Ale. The Commons commitment to brewing excellence centers on an inescapable and easy to understand mantra: Gather Around Beer.
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is very pleased to announce the participation of Block 15 Brewing Company of Corvallis, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Brewmaster and Owner Nick Arzner’s adventuresome beer portfolio featuring Sticky Hands Imperial IPA and Super Nebula Imperial Stout are complemented by a wide variety of open fermented, Belgian inspired ales like Golden Canary that are highly sought after by craft beer fans. Not to be missed!
The Eastern Oregon Beer Festival is pleased to announce the participation of Eastern Oregon’s newest brewery, Steens Mountain Brewing Company in Burns, OR in the 2016 EOBF. Owner-Brewer Rick Ray’s small family-owned local craft brewery pays tribute to the history and culture of Harney County using local wild hops in beers like Lone Pine American Ale and Outhouse Oatmeal Stout. Be sure to give a big EOBF welcome to Steens Mountain at the festival!