Occidental Brewing Releases Festbier Bottles at Oktoberfest Celebration

Occidental Brewing is holding its annual Oktoberfest celebrations this Saturday, September 23rd starting at noon and the team has a great lineup of beers, live music, food and special bottles for sale. St. Johns neighborhood now has both Occidental’s taproom and beer garden in a courtyard and just above the Occidental Wursthaus a restaurant and taproom, both of which will be open featuring beers and you will be able to bring drinks between both bars.

Occidental is bottling Festbier for the first time ever and 500ml bottles will be for sale to go for only $4.  Upstairs in the Wursthaus will feature Festbier on draft while the taproom and jockey boxes will feature Hefeweizen, Kölsch, Altbier, Dunkel, Pilsner and Festbier.

The band list for the celebration:

Lou Sohn Big Jug Band – kicking off at 12:30

Grey Dogs
The Meltones
Festival Brass

Kids are welcome but no dogs. Admission is $10 for a stein which includes your first beer fill and you are even allowed to bring in and use your steins from last year and just buy new beer tokens.

Occidental Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 23rd Noon – 9pm
Occidental Brewing Company
6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, Oregon 97203

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