Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest Opening Taplist

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The Portland Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest kicks off this Tuesday, September 20th from 11am to 8pm and the opening day taplist has just been announced with deets below. With different breweries featured every day and eight rotating taps devoted to the freshest of the fresh hop beers this 5-day mini-fest beer garden runs through Saturday 9/24. Don’t forget it’s all-ages with a special ala carte German-stle food menu. The opening taplist is an eclectic list of of the seasons finest and is posted below.

1. Double Mountain Brewery: Killer Red

2. Ex Novo Brewery: Fresh Hop Eliot IPA

3. Fat Head’s Brewing: Fresh Hop Built for Speed IPA

4. Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery: Postman Spelt Ale

5. Stickmen Brewing: Coco Ray Fresh Hop Sour Double IPA

6. Pelican Brewing: Elemental Fresh Hop IPA

7. Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Simcoe)

8. Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Centennial)

Possibly some Barley Browns, Terminal Gravity, and Gigantic…

Brewers Nights: 

Tues. 9/20 – Fremont Brewing
Tapping ‘Field To Ferment’ Fresh Hop Pale Ale in two versions, one with Centennial fresh hops and the other with Simcoes.

Wed. 9/21 – Laurelwood Brewing
The infamous ‘Fresh Hop Workhorse IPA’ and ‘Fresh Hop Free Range Red.’

Breakside Fresh Hop 2014 from Ritch Marvin on Vimeo.

Thurs. 9/22 – Breakside Brewery
Tapping last years ‘Beer of the Year’ as chosen by Willamette Week: ‘Fresh Hop Simcoe IPA’ and ‘Fresh Hop Cascade Wanderlust’ and an uber-fresh 3rd fresh hop beer ‘Tall Guy Citra IPA.’

Friday 9/23 – Fort George Brewery + Ecliptic Brewing
Fort George releases Fresh Hop IPA with Amarillos and CoHoprative (mixed fresh hop). Ecliptic Brewing Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale and run it through a Randall of Grapefruit and Amarillo hops!

Saturday 9/24 – Burnside Brewing Co.
Our host brewery releases both of their 2016 hop harvest beers ‘Hold the Cone’ a fresh hop Cascade Pale and ‘Keller Couch’ an unfiltered, fresh version of Couch Lager with fresh Sterling hops.
Dose your beer with the new Hop Shine fresh hop essence at the pop-up. Eyedropper full of fruity and floral, super flavorful hop shine will amp up a beers fresh hop flavor and aroma and make a good beer mind-blowing. Buy a bottle or just try out an eyedropper full at the fest.
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Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest

Tues. 9/20 – Saturday 9/24 from 11am – 8pm

7th and E. Burnside
Portland, OR 97214
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