Friday, March 14, 2014

Oregon Garden Brewfest Announces Beer Lineup

Oregon Garden Brewfest Announces Beer Lineup for 10th Annual Spring Event

Northwest’s most scenic beer festival features beers & ciders from 65 breweries

SILVERTON, Ore. — The Oregon Garden Brewfest presented by Growl Movement – the Northwest’s most scenic beer festival – has released the lineup for its 10th annual event, taking place April 25 through 27 at The Oregon Garden in historic Silverton. A record 65 breweries will each feature two products, for a total of 130 beers, ciders and mead. Event hours are Noon to 11pm Friday & Saturday, and Noon to 5pm Sunday. The festival also features live music from regional bands and food vendors, as well as a Brewers Tasting Dinner and a Brewfest Brunch Buffet.

Advance admission includes a one-day ticket for $15 that features a tasting glass and five tasting tickets; a three-day ticket for $35 that includes a tasting glass and 10 tasting tickets; and a VIP ticket for $50 that includes three-day admission, a tasting glass, 35 tasting tickets, a souvenir T-shirt and a food voucher. Designated drivers pay a cover charge of $5 and receive a bottled water. The Oregon Garden Brewfest is for ages 21 and over on Friday and Saturday; minors are welcome all hours on Sunday, cost is $5 for minors ages 5 to 20. Advance tickets are available at

Once inside, a full glass of beer costs four tickets, and a taster costs one ticket. Additional tasting tickets may be purchased for $1 apiece. The event is cash only, with an ATM on-site. Parking at The Oregon Garden is $5 per car; free shuttles will be available to various locations in town.  A shuttle is also available from AleWays Brewery Tours, leaving from The Grand Hotel in Salem for $15 per round-trip. There is limited availability on the shuttle, and advance tickets can be purchased online at

This year’s participating breweries & beers include:
10 Barrel Brewing Co: Project Failed Red & Pub Beer
2 Towns Ciderhouse: Cherry Bl'awesome & Serious Scrump
21st Amendment Brewery: Hell or High Watermelon Wheat & Brew Free or Die IPA
7 Devils Brewing Co: Blacklock Oat Porter & Lighthouse Session Ale
Alameda Brewing Co: Yellow Wolf & P-Town Pilsner
Amnesia Brewing: Damnesia IPA & Crystal Red
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits: Sculpin IPA & Calico Amber
Base Camp Brewing Co: Ripstop Rye Pils & Lost Meridian Wit
Blue Moon Brewing Co: Blue Moon Belgian-Style White Ale & Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale
Boring Brewing Co: Big Yawn IPA & Hot Scotch
BridgePort Brewing Co: Trilogy 1 & Mettle and Mash Series
Cascade Brewing: Oblique Black and White Coffee Stout & Raspberry Wheat
Coronado Brewing Co: Islander IPA & Orange Avenue Wit
Crispin Cider: Crispin Cider & Fox Barrel Blackberry Pear
Crux Fermentation Project: Outcast IPA & Half Hitch Mosaic Imperial IPA
Deluxe Brewing Co: Deluxe Resurrection & Pure Sin
Double Mountain Brewery: Kolsch & Hop Lava
Eel River Brewing Co: California Blonde & Organic IPA
Elysian Brewing Co: Super Fuzz Blood Orange Pale Ale & Immortal IPA
Falling Sky Brewing: TBA
Feckin Irish Brewing Co: Feckin Stoned & Irish Oatmeal Porter
Firestone Walker Brewing Co: TBA
Fish Brewing Co: Organic Amber Ale & Hodgson's Bitter End IPA
Flat Tail Brewing: Tailgater  & 6 am Stout
Fort George Brewery: Suicide Squeeze IPA & Divinity
Georgetown Brewing Co: Manny's Pale Ale & Lucille IPA
Gigantic Brewing: Gigantic IPA & Firebird
Gilgamesh Brewing: Mamba & Oedipus
Golden Valley Brewery: Geist Bock & Bald Peak IPA
GoodLife Brewing Co: Comatose Imperial IPA & Sweet As Pacific Ale
Goose Island: Goose Island 312 & Goose Island India Pale Ale
Hop Valley Brewing Co: Citrus Mistress IPA & Hop Valley Pale Ale
Hopworks Urban Brewery: TBA
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co: Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy & Leinenkugel's Big Eddy Imperial IPA
Kells Brew Pub: Kells Irish Style Red & Miley Citrus India Session Lager
Lagunitas Brewing Co: IPA & Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale
Laurelwood Brewing Co: Laurelweizen & Free Range Red
Logsdon Organic Farm Brewery: TBA
Mazama Brewing: TBA
Nectar Creek Honeywine: Ginger Session Mead & Raspberry Session Mead
New Belgium Brewing: Snap Shot & Spring Blond
Ninkasi Brewing: Spring Reign & Pravda Pils
Oakshire Brewing: Watershed IPA & Smokin Hell
Old Town Brewing Co: TBA
Oskar Blues Brewery: Dale's Pale Ale & G'Knight
Pelican Brewing Co: The Governor & TBA
Plank Town Brewing Co: Reggie English IPA & Odd Fellow Wit
Portland Cider Co: Kinda Dry & Sorta Sweet
RAM Brewery: Jimmy Hoppa's IPA & Big Horn Hefeweizen
Reverend Nat's Hard Cider: Hallelujah Hopricot & Revelation Newtown Pippin
Rusty Truck Brewing Co: TBA
Salem Ale Works: Misery Whip IPA & Hootenanny Honey Basil
Santiam Brewing: Pirate Stout & Spitfire
Sasquatch Brewery: Oregon Session Ale & Celilo CDA
Seven Brides Brewing: TBA
Shock Top: Shock Top Belgian White & Shock Top honey bourbon Cask Wheat
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co: Hoptimum & Ovila Saison with Mandarins and peppercorns
Silver Moon Brewing: Voodoo Dog ISR & Nelson The Spacefish IPA
Stella Artois: Stella Artois & Stella Artois Cidre
Stone Brewing Co: TBA
Twisted Snout Brewery: Razorback RyePA & Raspberry Truffle
Uptown Market Brewery: Uptown Session Ale & Stop Work Stout
Vagabond Brewing: Wild Ride & Down and Out Stout
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks: Anthem hops & Anthem Cherry
Woodchuck Hard Cider Co: Woodchuck Hard Cider & Woodchuck Hard Cider

A Brewers Tasting Dinner takes place on Thursday, April 24 at 7pm in the Oregon Garden Resort and features a six-course dinner paired with beer tastings from selected participating brewers, including BridgePort Brewing, Cascade Brewing, Golden Valley Brewing, Rusty Truck Brewing, Salem Ale Works and Stone Brewing. Tickets cost $45 and are extremely limited; they are available at

New this year is a Brewfest Brunch Buffet, hosted by Seven Brides Brewing, that will take place at the brewery at 990 N 1st St in Silverton on Friday, April 25 from 9am to 1pm. Tickets are $20 and available at
Overnight packages are available at the Oregon Garden Resort and The Grand Hotel in Salem. Sponsors of the Oregon Garden Brewfest include Growl Movement, Venti’s CafĂ© + Basement Bar, The Gallon House, Wave Broadband, Portland General Electric, Pepsi, Renewal by Andersen, The Oregonian and Oregon Beer Growler. Follow the festival on Facebook and Twitter (#ogbf) for the latest updates. For more information, visit