pFriem Family Brewers Dinner at Altabira City Tavern

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pFriem Family Brewers is the featured brewer at Portland’s upscale rooftop hotel beer bar Altabira City Tavern on Wednesday, October 19th. Guests will enjoy a 4-course gastropub-style menu prepared by chef de cuisine Luis Escorcia and pastry chef Natalie Harkness, paired with craft beers from pFriem.


Reception at 6:30 p.m.

4-course dinner 7:00-9:00 p.m.

20 seats available

$50 per person includes drinks and food. Gratuity not included.


Reservations may be made by calling the restaurant at (503) 963-3600. Altabira’s craft beer dinner series continues into the fall with the final brewery collaboration with Worthy Brewing on November 9, 2016.



Menu for Wednesday, October 19th with pFriem Family Brewers



Dungeness crab deviled eggs

Avocado toast, lime, cilantro

Braised short rib and horseradish crostini

Pairing: Wit – with aromas of orange peel and spice, light-creamy flavor and a refreshing finish


First Course

Diver scallop crudo with pickled sea beans, chorizo bread crumbs, parsley pesto

Pairing: Pilsner – crisp and snappy, floral hops, honey with a spicy finish


Second Course

Mixed chicories Caesar salad, Spanish anchovy

Pairing: Belgian Strong Blonde – pear and clove bouquet, clean maltiness and invigorating flavor


Third Course

Oxtail and beef tongue stew, turnips, acorn squash, cipollini onions

Pairing: Belgian Strong Dark – figs, dark chocolate, ripe fruit and toffee



Apple and quince tartin with cherry sauce

Pairing: “Oude Kriek” – year old Lambic-style ale, bright acidity, nutty undertones and a tangy finish


Altabira City Tavern offers regional American cuisine focused on updated classic dishes with

16 taps of local craft beers, select Northwest wines, and locally distilled spirits. The restaurant and bar is open for lunch and dinner in a modern setting with large floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of Portland’s downtown skyline and inner east side. For more information and menu, please visit


pFriem Family Brewers

pFriem Brewery and its award winning tasting room is located in Hood River, Ore., just south of the Washington State border and across the street from the town’s beautiful Waterfront Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Columbia and White Salmon rivers while savoring pFriem’s core beers and current seasonals inside or around the fire-pit on the outdoor patio. The pFriem tasting room offers a Belgian-influenced menu, made with locally-sourced ingredients; designed to pair with the pFriem family of artisanal beers.


pFriem Family Brewers (pronounced “freem”) is a Northwest & Belgian inspired 15-barrel brewery and tasting room in Hood River, OR. 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. We’ll let you decide.


Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: [email protected]

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