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Portland Beer and Cheese Fest “Cascadia Edition” Pairings

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The 6th annual Portland Beer and Cheese Fest returns as part of Portland Beer Week on Sat. June 17th 1-3pm. This year’s fest features a “Cascadia” theme with all creameries/cheeses and beers from the Cascade region, and creamery representatives will be there themselves to sample their cheeses. This year’s venue is The Bindery Annex, the building where Culmination Brewing is located. The fest will utilize the venue lobby and hallway space for ten beer and cheese pairings carefully selected by master cheesemonger Steve Jones of Cheese Bar, Chizu, and Cheese Annex fame. This event typically sells out, so you should get your tickets now; there are even a few VIP session tix left.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Portland Beer and Cheese Fest and tickets are expected to sell-out in advance. In addition to ten paired beers and cheeses, the fest features a complimentary (while supplies last) charcuterie table by Creminelli Meats and chocolate by Xocolatl de David included with the all inclusive ticket.

This years brewery/beer and creamery/cheese pairings are:

  • 54-40 Brewing River Road Pils with
  • Ancient Heritage Dairy’s Willow Creek

 

  • Little Beast Brewing’s Bes with
  • Marin French Cheese’s Breakfast Cheese

 

  • Upright Brewing’s Glass Tower (dry-hopped saison) with
  • By George’s Little Antalope

 

  • Driftwood Brewing’s Farmhand Saison with
  • Lark’s Meadow Farms Alto Vallee

 

  • The Commons Brewery’s Myrtle with
  • Briar Rose Creamery Carena

 

  • Fremont Brewing’s Summer Pale with
  • Face Rock Creamery Peppercorn Harvest

 

  • Culmination Brewing’s 2017 Portland Beer Week “Hop Berry IPA” with
  • Cypress Grove’s Truffle Tremor

 

  • Breakside Brewery’s Dunkle with
  • Cascadia Creamery Sawtooth

 

  • North Coast Brewing’s Brother Thelonious with
  • Ferndale Farmstead Smoked Scamorza

 

  • pFriem Family Brewer’s Oud Bruin with
  • Rogue Creamery Crater Lake Blue

 

Also, a limited amount of VIP session tickets remain that let tasters in an hour early for a more intimate experience and a special bonus VIP pairing. This years special beer and cheese for the VIP session is Zoiglhaus Brewery’s Gose with Portland Creamery Chèvre and Cajeta.

6th annual

Portland Beer and Cheese Fest

Sat. June 17th 1pm – 4pm VIP session at noon.

Advanced Tickets at http://www.merctickets.com/events/43097777/portland-beer-and-cheese-fest

This years festival will be held at The Bindery Annex building in Northeast Portland, home to Culmination Brewing. 2117 NE Oregon St, Portland Oregon 97232

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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