Gigantic Brewing Pop-Up Pub at Lardo West


Gigantic Brewing will be taking over Lardo West in downtown Portland with an Oregon Brewers Fest week Pop-Up from Wed July 27-Wed Aug 3. Just as across the river, Pelican Brewing is taking over Lardo East on Hawthorne for the week.

The week-long takeover will feature a custom sandwich designed by Gigantic and Lardo. “The American Dream” sandwich features a pork burger – made of ground bacon and pork shoulder, american cheese, dirty mustard, lettuce, and pickles all placed between a Blue Star glazed donut as the bun. 

The American Dream

For beers Gigantic is bringing out:

  • Scrilla Summer Pale
  • Lustrous Farmhouse Saison with Orange Peel
  • AmeriKölsch – dry hopped with citra
  • Hearts & Stars Saison
  • VIVID New Zealand Hopped IIPA
  • Pipewrench Gin Barrel Aged IPA
  • Gigantic IPA
  • Ginormous Imperial IPA

On the closing night of the takeover Gigantic will be featuring their friend, collaborator and provocateur Matt Wagner and his Tall Trees art books. Matt will be on site with his 3 books: Tall Trees of Tokyo, Tall Trees of Paris and Tall Trees of Portland, which features Gigantic. Wed Aug 3, 6-8pm

Samurai Artist
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: