Barrel-Aged Brew Blind Taste-off at Eugene’s The Tap & Growler

Best Barrel Aged Pic

The Tap & Growler will host the 2nd annual Eugene’s Best Barrel Aged Brew Blind Taste Off this week. Eight of the currently operating breweries in the Eugene area have submitted a barrel aged beer. Anyone and everyone can come in and buy a taster tray (blinded) and sample all eight of these brews and vote for their top 3 beginning Monday, December 14th and continuing thru Sunday the 20th at closing. The results will be released Monday, December 21st at 5:30 PM. Each beer was hand selected by the brewery, the breweries are:

  • Agrarian Ales
  • Claim 52 Brewing
  • Hop Valley Brewery
  • McKenzie Brewing
  • Ninkasi Brewing
  • Oakshire Brewing
  • Plank Town Brewing
  • Viking Braggot Co.

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When:             Monday, December 14th – Sunday December 20th. Trophy Presentation and Pint Night, Monday at 5:30 PM

Where:            The Tap & Growler Taproom

                        5th and Pearl, Downtown Eugene

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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: