Pyramid Launches Beer with Portland Trail Blazers

Portland, OR — As a salut to “Mayor of Rip City” Bill Schonely, Pyramid Breweries and the Trail Blazers are releases Schonz’ Red Session Ale with an exclusive launch party. Guests will have the opportunity to try this special beer offering alongside its namesake. The limited-edition Schonz’ Red Session Ale will be available on draft and in 22 oz. bottles at select bars, restaurants and retailers across Oregon and Southwest Washington. To find Pyramid beers, use the global pint seeker.

Schonz’ Red Session Ale combines a rich malt bill and flavorful array of hop varieties, culminating in a well-balanced Session Ale. Its specialty malts provide a deep red/light brown color to the beer, while the hops lead its aroma and flavor aspects. The two defining hops, El Dorado and Calypso, combine to bring a juicy, fruity character to the beer.


  • Legendary Broadcaster and Trail Blazers Ambassador Bill Schonely
  • Trail Blazers Broadcasters, Ambassadors and Alumni
  • Trail Blazers Executives
  • Pyramid Brewers


  • Monday, November 3, 2014 from 5-7 p.m.


  • Pyramid Taproom at Schonely’s Place
  • Moda Center
  • One North Center Court
  • Portland, OR 97227

About Pyramid Brewing Co.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, Pyramid Breweries, Inc. began as Hart Brewing in 1984 and launched the flagship brand of Pyramid Ales. In 1996, the company was reborn as Pyramid Breweries and currently offers craft beers produced under the Pyramid family of ales and lagers. With breweries in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR, Pyramid also owns Alehouses at both locations and two additional Alehouses in Berkeley and Walnut Creek, CA.

Pyramid brewers have earned 17 medals at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), including the honor of Mid-size Brewery of the Year in 2008. The brewery also has been awarded seven medals in international competition at the World Beer Cup.

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