SNACKDOWN! Beer & Food Pairing Menu


SNACKDOWN! the ultimate beer and food pairing event featuring 10 Brewer and 10 Chef teams is this Sunday, June 19th at The Evergreen ballroom (above loyal legion). The full beer and food pairing menu has just been revealed and is posted below for this official closing event of Portland Beer Week. Tickets are now on sale for a very reasonable $49 (when you consider 10 plates and 10 pours, plus a DJ) and will be available at the door. This is an event not to miss!


Frozen barley mousse, anise custard, strawberry, fennel frond
Holy Oak – Whiskey Sour Beer

Loyal Legion/Portland Brewing/Double Mountain
Sub-Continental beer braised sauerkraut krokotten (croquette) with a Sub-Continental spicy beer mustard.
Sub-Continental IPA

Lardo/Heater Allen
Lobster Roll
Das Bier -Kölsch

Toro Bravo/Hopworks
Baller Grilled Cheese and “Tomato Soup”
Xocolatl Xake Up, Belgian-Style Spiced Quad

Kim Jong Grillin/Breakside
Pork Ssam
Rainbows & Unicorns

Beef Tartar with flavors of Cheeseburger
Capella Ecliptic Porter

Old Salt/Ex Novo
“Last Year’s Succotash” – alubias gigantes beans, pickled corn, fermented pepper vinagrette, shaved country ham and arugula on a pork rind.
Thick as Thieves – Dry Hopped Belgo-American Sour Pale

Clam Chowder Croquettes
Rice Rice Baby -Wild Rice Blond Ale

Bollywood Theater/Commons
Mussels cooked in Commons Fleur de Blanc with Indian spices, coconut milk and rose petals.
Commons Fleur de Blanc – rose and elderflower white farmhouse ale

Bent Brick/Block 15
Pig Picnic: porky, picnicky vibes
Sticky Hands “Pig Picnic” style

TICKETS are All Inclusive for $49 Advanced: includes all 10 small plates and TEN 5oz beer pours + a collectible glass.

WHEN: Sunday, June 19th, Noon – 4pm
WHERE: The Evergreen Ballroom (above Loyal Legion), 618 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214
PRICE: $49 advanced tickets at
WEBSITE: More info at

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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: