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Bailey’s Taproom and The Upper Lip Announce Portland Beer Week Events

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This year, Bailey’s Taproom & The Upper Lip are hosting a total of four Portland Beer Week events, ranging from tap takeovers to a sour seminar. Also, this month, Bailey’s Taproom expands even further into its tiny corner of Southwest Portland with the debut of DownPour Draft, a beer garden complementing a new food cart pod in the newly renovated Ankeny Square Park.

Portland Beer Week 2017 Events:

-Rueben’s Brews PDX Launch: Hot off this year’s 3-Way IPA release with Fort George, Seattle’s Reuben’s Brews is coming to the Portland market and we’re super stoked! We’ll have 6 Taps at Bailey’s Taproom + 6 Taps at The Upper Lip. – No Cover. 6/8 at Bailey’s Taproom & The Upper Lip 4-8pm.

-Jeffers Drops Acid…Knowledge: Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks Director, Jeffers Richardson, take his sensory seminar to The Upper Lip for a mind-blowing night of Sour + Wild Ales. Tickets are $30, very limited, and include four 5oz samples of rare Barrelworks beers. We’ll also have Luponic Distortion 006 & Pivo Pilsner to sip on between sours. Cheers! – $30. 6/9 at The Upper Lip 6-9pm. Tickets Available Here

-New Oregon Breweries Showcase: The New School presents the annual New Oregon Breweries Showcase during Portland Beer Week. 11 new breweries from Oregon, all opened in less than a year from the date will be present pouring two beers each. Meet-the-brewers and owners from the new school of breweries from across the state from 5-8pm, the beers run all night. – No Cover. 6/12 at Bailey’s Taproom All Day. #pdxbeerweek

-Kegs Deep in Boneyard: Our cooler’s getting Kegs Deep in Boneyard for our largest tap takeover at Bailey’s Taproom, yet! Expect some classics and a handful of new brews from the popular Bend brewery. – No Cover. 6/14 at Bailey’s Taproom 4-8pm.

DownPour Draft in Ankeny Square:

Ankeny Square, the small park on the southside of the Park Blocks off of W. Burnside, is getting a newly renovated food cart pod this summer! Since Ankeny Square is in Bailey’s backyard, the city asked if we’d like to participate in keeping the food cart patrons beered. Of course!

Bailey’s Taproom presents DownPour Draft, a 4-tap beer cart and garden pouring solely beer & cider from our fine city.  The cart will be operating during regular pod hours. The food cart pod will be open 11am-7pm ThursdaySunday for a run through the end of August.

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: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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