Ecliptic Brewing Releases Third Orbit Anniversary Ale


Portland, OR – Ecliptic Brewing is turning three and to celebrate will host its Third Orbit Anniversary Party with live music, food, and special beer releases on Saturday, Oct. 22.

“It is really awesome to finish our third orbit around the sun at Ecliptic.” said Brewmaster and Owner John Harris. “Thank you to everyone that has been part of us getting here. In celebration, we created a Third Orbit Anniversary Ale and I can’t wait for everyone to try it.”

About the Third Orbit Anniversary Ale

Ecliptic Brewing will debut their Third Orbit Anniversary Ale, an Imperial Porter with cherries, at the party.

Details about the beer:

Third Orbit Anniversary Ale: Imperial Porter w/ Cherries

Ecliptic’s third orbit around the sun is on October 20th. To celebrate they brewed an Imperial Porter with a gravity warping amount of cherries. A blend of seven malts along with Columbus, Amarillo, Chinook, and Cascade hops complement the chocolatey cherry flavors. ABV 9% IBU 50

About the Rare Beer Tapping

During the Third Orbit celebration, Ecliptic will tap rare beers from their cellar on the hour from 11am to 5pm. Below are some of the beers that will be tapped at the party.

Gin Barrel-Aged Orbiter IPA

Rye Barrel-Aged UltraViolet Blackberry Sour Ale

2015 Barrel-Aged Orange Giant Barleywine

Barrel-Aged Spock Saison with Brettanomyces

About The Music

Free live music, benefiting The Jeremy Wilson Foundation, will also be included in the celebration. Attendees will have the chance to donate to the foundation upon entry into the show. All proceeds will go to the foundation.

The music will start at 5:30pm and will be open to all ages. Fernando, a locally and nationally acclaimed artist will perform as the headliner for the event.

Below are details about the lineup:

5:30pm: Ed and the Boats

6:30pm: Jeremy Wilson

7:30pm: Kory Quinn

8:30pm: Fernando

And There is More

Brewery tours will be offered throughout the day from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Attendees will receive an Amuse Bouche from Ecliptic’s Chef, Michael Molitor.

There will be a limited amount of Third Orbit Anniversary t-shirts in both men’s and women’s sizes available.

For more up to date details and announcements, visit the Facebook event page.

About Ecliptic Brewing
Ecliptic Brewing is a venture from John Harris, an Oregon beer icon whose background is steeped in the state’s rich craft brewing history. The name Ecliptic unites Harris’ two passions: brewing and astronomy, and as such, the brewery celebrates the Earth’s yearly journey around the sun through both its beer and restaurant menus. Executive chef Michael Molitor rotates his seasonally inspired menu every six weeks in accordance with the old world calendar. Harris’ signature beers include Spica Pilsner, Orbiter IPA, Phobos Single Hop Red Ale, and Capella Porter. For more information, visit:

Ecliptic beers are available at the brewery (825 North Cook St), in bottle and on-tap throughout the area, and distributed by: Maletis Beverage (Portland, Salem, Vancouver WA), Bigfoot Beverage (Eugene, Bend, Coast), Fort George Distributing (Northern Oregon Coast), Summit Distribution (Southern Oregon), Click Distributing (Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Northern Idaho), Dickerson Distributing (Bellingham), Crooked Stave Artisans (Colorado), Freedom Distributors (North Carolina), BeerThirst (Canada), and Graybeal (Eastern Oregon).