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2017 Portland Fruit Beer Festival Tickets Now on Sale

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Tickets are now on sale for the 7th annual Portland Fruit Beer Festival, the world’s premier showcase of fruit beers and cider, returns to the location that made it famous at 7th & E. Burnside Fri. June 9 – Sun. June 11th, 2017. The centrally-located festival grounds is conveniently situated near numerous bus lines and the streetcar loop. This year the space will feature more tents for shade and more space for beer, cider, and food options over two different lots and a closed down 7th street.

More from the press release:

The 2017 Portland Fruit Beer Festival is all-ages friendly with no fee to enter. This year there are two different tasting packages: $25 for a collectible branded 16oz fruit beer fest glass and fourteen drink tickets, or for only $20 a plastic branded 16oz Govino cup and twelve drink tickets. Those under 21 and designated drivers are free to enter, and there will be non-alcoholic drinks and food available, plus a full menu inside host Burnside Brewing Co.’s restaurant/pub.

As usual, the Portland Fruit Beer Festival will showcase more than two dozen hand-crafted fruit beers and fruited hard ciders in a variety of styles, from light, tart and refreshing to hoppy, citrusy, barrel-aged and dark and rich. There is something for everyone available.

In addition to adult beverages, the Fruit Beer Festival features local food vendors, non-alcoholic juices and sodas, ice cream, and live DJs spinning vinyl.

The Portland Fruit Beer Festival is now seeking OLCC-certified volunteer pourers. Go here to fill out the brief application and apply: http://www.fruitbeerfest.com/?page_id=811

Follow @FruitBeerFest on https://twitter.com/FruitBeerFest or https://www.instagram.com/fruitbeerfest/, and facebook fb.me/FruitBeerFest for updates including special tappings, the full beer list, special promos and more.

2017 Festival Hours:

Saturday June 10th 11am – 9pm
Sunday June 11th 11am – 6pm
Friday Evening Preview Session June 9th 4pm – 9pm

Tickets:

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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