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Portland’s Fresh Hop POP-UP Beer Fest Returns

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Burnside Brewing Co., Portland Beer Week, and Willamette Week present the 2nd annual Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest in Portland this September 20 – 24th at NE 7th and E Burnside. This partially covered outdoor beer garden features the freshest fresh hop beer of the season, all made using undried hops picked from the bine and brewed within 24 hours. The Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest will feature ten taps (up two from last year) of rotating Pacific Northwest fresh hop goodness with daily special tappings and featured theme nights with some of the brewers.

 

 

In addition to over twenty fresh hop beers pouring over the 5-day pop-up fest, there will also be a special Oktoberfest-style beer garden food menu of specials from Burnside Brewing available outdoors at the fest at discounted prices. Also new this year are an expanded covered tent and outdoor fire pits to keep warm during the cool fall breeze. There will be no cover charge to enter the pop-up beer garden and it’s all-ages friendly, but bring cash (cards are not accepted but there is an ATM across the street). Fresh hop beers will be sold by the pint at only $3 a half pint and $5 for a full pint (tasters are not available).

 

 

Food Specials:

  • Pretzel with cheese sauce  $4
  • Potato salad  $4
  • BBQ pulled pork sandwich with slaw  $6
  • House made pickle  $3
  • Bratwurst dog with stout kraut and fried onion  $6

Daily Specials/Beer List:

 

Portland Kickoff Night! – Wed. 9/20
Level Beer: Fresh Hop Double IPA
Breakside Brewery: Fresh Hop Simcoe IPA
Breakside: Fresh Hop What Rough Beast
pFriem Family Brewers: Fresh Hop Amarillo Pale
Burnside Brewing: Fresh Hop Keller Couch Lager
Portland Cider: Fresh Hop Cider
Ecliptic Brewing: Fresh Hop Altair Pale Ale
Flat Tail Brewing: DAM Wild Cuve’e Fresh (fresh hop sour)

Washington Night – Thurs. 9/21
Reubens Brews: Amarillo Fresh Hop IPA
Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Centennial)
Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Amarillo)
Georgetown Brewing: Fresh Johnny Utah
Matchless Brewing: C.L.S. Centennial

Farmhouse Night – Fri. 9/22
Allegory Brewing: Fresh Hop Centennial Sour collab w/ Crosby Hop Farm
Allegory Brewing: Fresh Hop Amarillo Saison
Little Beast Brewing: Fresh Hop Fera
Little Beast Brewing: Fresh Hop Belgian Pale

Bend/Central Oregon Night – Sat. 9/23
Goodlife Brewing: Fresh Hop Descender IPA
Riverbend Brewing: Straight Outta Crosby
More TBA

Kill the Keg Growler Fills – Sun. 9/24
$14 growler fills of everything all day!

WHAT: Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest
WHERE: 7th and NE Burnside, Portland, OR (Burnside Brewing’s parking lot)
WHEN: Sept. 20 – 24th, 2017 11am – 9pm
COST: FREE
Follow us on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/freshhopfest/
Follow on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/FreshHopFest
More info and images at: www.fresh-hops.com

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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