Saraveza’s 6th Annual IIPA Festival


Saraveza’s 6th Annual IIPA Festival featuring over 30 rotating Double & some Triple IPAs, Double Bacon BLTs, a Berliner Weisse Oasis & live music is Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, 2015. The event takes place in its usual venues at Saraveza, Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern and the neighboring Bad Habit Room.

DRAFT LIST: Festival goers will have the opportunity to try unique IIPA Fest beers made by Amnesia Brewing, Block 15 Brewing Co., Coalition Brewing Co., Gigantic Brewing Company, and more! This year also boasts the release of “Mic Drop,” an imperial IPA being brewed by the Saraveza crew in collaboration with Breakside Brewery especially for the Fest!The draft list also includes classics like 21st Amendment “Hop Crisis”, Dogfish Head “120 Minute”, Russian River “Pliny the Elder” &  Oakshire “Glen’s Hop Vice.” Look for some surprise IIPAs (and even some IIIPAs) from both near and far making their way onto the festival list. Taps will be rotating at Saraveza, Bad Habit Room and in the outdoor seating area on N. Michigan. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.

FOOD: To compete with big bold IIPA flavors, we’ve brought back our infamous BBLT (yes that’s double the bacon)!   

LIVE MUSIC:  We’ll be featuring music from NW talents:  Flat Rock Stringband, Voodoo Voltage and our Bad Habit Room’s very own, Rob Bonds.  Full music schedule to follow.

Sneak peak of some of the participating breweries:

  • 13 Virtues Brewing Company

  • 21st Amendment Brewery

  • Alameda Brewing Co.

  • Amnesia Brewing

  • Backwoods Brewing Company

  • Bear Republic Brewing Company

  • Block 15 Brewing

  • Boneyard Beer

  • Breakside Brewery

  • Burnside Brewing Company

  • Crux Fermentation Project

  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales

  • Ecliptic Brewing

  • Everybody’s Brewing

  • Ex Novo Brewing Company

  • Fat Head’s Brewery

  • Fremont Brewing

  • Gigantic Brewing

  • Goodlife Brewing

  • Hopworks Urban Brewery

  • Lompoc Brewing

  • Mt. Tabor Brewing

  • Knee Deep Brewing

  • Oakshire Brewing

  • Old Ivy Brewery & Taproom

  • Old Town Brewing Co.

  • Russian River Brewing Co.

  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

  • Solera Brewery

  • Stone Brewing

  • Three Creeks Brewing

Entrance fee to the festival is $20 which includes a commemorative IIPA Festival glass and 10 drink tickets good for a 4oz sample of beer (some beers are more expensive and cost 2 tickets per sample).Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.

Parking and Public Transportation Options:

First come, first serve off-street parking is available in PCC Cascade Parking Lots C & D, on either side of the Telephone Exchange Building, located at 1011 N. Killingsworth Street, directly across from Saraveza during festival hours.


#72 & #4 bus lines run right to the Festival/Saraveza and the MAX Yellow line N. Killingsworth stop is just a few blocks away.

Full Draft List Coming Soon!

For more up to date information R.S.V.P. to the Facebook event page:

And be sure to follow Saraveza on Instagram:  saravezapdx #IIPAFest

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Samurai Artist

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: