Eugene Beer Week Is Heating Up: Details on 3 Foodie/Beer Events

Eugene Beer Week is coming up fast and 16 Tons Taphouse and Bottleshop has announced a number of its food and pairing related events.

The week kicks off on Monday, May 7, with rich pairings of select craft beers and luxurious Theo chocolate bars. 16 Tons’ 2nd Anniversary Beer: Upright El Coloquio de Cervantes, a Barrel-Aged Dark Rye Saison with Raspberries, will be one of the featured beers. Tickets are $8 (Reserve a spot via email:

On Thursday, May 10, 16 Tons welcomes The Divine Cupcake and Ginger from Women EnjoyingBeer for tasting of 5 different cupcakes and 5 beers that have complimentary flavors. Flavors of Chile and Chocolate, Carrot Cake and IPA… There will also be an open discussion about beer and specific talk about food pairings. $20/advance tickets, $18 if purchasing 3 or more (at 16 Tons), $22 at the door (Session One 5:30pm, Session Two 8:00pm) also

On Friday, May 11, the Cafe will host CHACUTERIE WARS, a battle of Ancient Beverages. FiveCourses of Charcuterie, each paired with a specific Beer and Wine.
1. Beet Cured Salmon – Pickled Ramps
2. Country Pork Terrine – Pickled Hopshoots
3. Duck Prosciutto – Tarragon Pickled Carrots
4. Chicken Liver Mousse – Sherry Pickled Shallots
5. Lentil Pate – Honey Potted Hazelnuts
Featuring: King Estate Winery, The Commons Brewery, and Charcuterie from Chef Corey Wisun of Falling Sky Brewery. $30/advance tickets at both 16 Tons locations or

16 Tons Cafe is located in Woodfield Station at 2864 Willamette #500. For more info visit,, or call Mike Coplin at (541) 953-2530

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