PORTLAND, Ore.— It’s a big month for Portland Brewing. In addition to hosting a series of unique events in celebration of Oregon Craft Beer Month, the brewery is also releasing a new beer for the Oregon Brewers Festival and kicking off a partnership with the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council.
Want to drink beer and help the environment? Kick back with a ZigZag River Lager and rest easy knowing that a portion of the proceeds of this crisp refresher will go to the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council all throughout the month of July. Founded by local residents in 1997, the nonprofit seeks to restore the ecological, cultural, and historic resources of the Sandy River basin and tributaries (including the Zigzag River). In addition to being an outdoor nirvana for Portland’s metro population, the Sandy Basin encompasses the Bull Run River, a direct source for much of Portland’s water used in brewing, a provider of drinking water for almost a third of Oregonians and as a habitat for wild salmon.
Portland Brewing introduces an exclusive beer for the Oregon Brewers Festival — Raspberry Oregon Honey Beer. The beer begins as a riff on its summer seasonal but with a big twist: raspberries. 168 pounds of sweet, tart locally sourced raspberry puree to be exact. Keep an eye out for this limited release at the Oregon Brewers Festival and the Portland Brewing Company Taproom during the month of July.
Many more events are also being held at the Portland Brewing Company Taproom in celebration of Oregon Craft Beer Month:
SUNDAY AFTERNOON LIVE MUSIC SERIES
Every Sunday in July, 1-4 p.m.
Relax on sunny summer Sundays with Portland Brewing’s live music series. Live music, featured beer and food specials, and kids eat free with each paying adult!* Attendance is free.
*Restrictions apply, call 503-228-5269 for details
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, July 11, at dusk (~9 p.m.)
Celebrate Oregon Craft Beer Month with the classic beer movie “Beerfest” on Portland Brewing’s outdoor patio, along with beer and food specials. $5-10 suggested donation. All proceeds will benefit a local Portland charity.
Wednesday, July 16, 5 p.m.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to try a firkin of Portland Brewing’s signature IPA. Attendance is free.
OREGON HONEY BEER MINI FESTIVAL
Saturday, July 19, 2-6 p.m.
Celebrate the goodness that is beer and honey with a special release of Raspberry Oregon Honey Beer. Local honey product vendors will be present along with numerous food and beer specials.
About Portland Brewing
Founded in 1986 by craft brewing pioneers, Portland Brewing was a forerunner of the Portland craft beer movement. Driven by a love for brewing great beer for the people of Portland, Ore. and beyond, Portland Brewing is committed to delivering the best every time. From unique small batches, to seasonal beers and new year-round offerings, Portland Brewing delivers a variety of innovative, quality beers. Portland Brewing is located at 2730 NW 31st Ave., Portland, OR 97210. For more information about Portland Brewing Company, head to the website, Facebook and Twitter.