NW Growlers Winter Ale Festival and Toy Drive

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Have you heard of NW Growlers in SW Portland? Apparently there is another location in Sherwood, Oregon, too, and this Thursday, December 18th, both shops are hosting a canned food drive and Winter Ale Festival with lots of big and barrel-aged beers and ciders.

Bringing an unwrapped toy in to either location for $1 off most beers (some exceptions). The party starts at 5pm at both stores and there will be the tapping of a keg of Deschutes The Abyss at 7pm at the Sherwood location. Here is a partial taplist for each location:

Some of the lineup for PDX
  • The Bruery – Barrel Aged Smoking Wood
  • Breakside – Apollo & Dionysus (gin brl aged farmhouse ale)
  • Crux – Banished Tough Love Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
  • Gigantic – Red Ryder BB Gun
  • Ommegang – Gnomegang
  • Oakshire – Very Ill tempered Gnome
  • Corsendonk – Christmas Belgian Ale
  • Calapooia – Kringle’s Krack
  • Double Mountain – The Saucy Gnome Tripel
  • Buoy – Oatmeal Stout
  • Evil Twin – Imperial Biscotti Break
  • pFriem – Belgian Christmas
  • Rusty Truck – Santaweizen
  • Plus Plenty more amazing beers
  • The Bruery – Tart Of Darkness
  • The Bruery – Barrel Aged Smoking Wood
  • Deschutes – The Abyss
  • Crux – Banished Tough Love Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
  • Midnight Sun – Berserker barrel aged Imperial Stout
  • Lompoc – Dark Side Barrel Aged Porter
  • Buoy – Oatmeal Stout
  • 2 Towns – Nice & Naughty Cider
  • pFriem – Belgian Christmas
  • Rusty Truck – Santaweizen
  • And plenty more amazing beers

NW Growlers – SW Portland
6141 Southwest Macadam Avenue, Portland, OR 97239

NW Growlers – Sherwood
21025 SW Pacific Highway, Sherwood, OR 97140

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:

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