Brews for New Avenues – World’s Largest Rare Beer Charity Auction Returns

7th annual 2018 Brews for New Avenues

Wait no longer for the world’s largest rare beer auction and charity event for the 7th annual Brews for New Avenues returns to Portland and the Leftbank Annex on August 25th, 2018. VIP tickets will be on sale May 18th for this amazing casual gala event that features dozens of amazing beers on tap, beer grab bags and an auction of rare beers both silend and live that raised tens of thousands of dollars last year. Not to mentiont there will be amazing food and live music and it’s all to benefit a great cause – homeless and at-risk youth.

There will also be a number of pre-events that are ticketed and benefit the same cause. A very limited number of tickets will be available for the following:

Brewers Dinner – Thursday, August 23rd.  Features award-winning brewers Jester King Brewery from Austin, Texas and pFriem Family Brewers from Hood River, Oregon, paired with cuisine from Portland chef Connor Martin.
$150 per personlimit 2 tickets per purchase.

  • Oyster and Gueuze Social – Friday, August 24th. Features special bottle pours from Cantillon, a bottle auction, a selection of draft lambic, and plenty of freshly shucked oysters on the half shell! 
    $65 per person; limit 2 tickets per purchase. 

  • Brews for New Avenues VIP Event, SaturdayAugust 25th from 2-5pm at LeftBank Annex. Before our General Admission doors open, this exclusive event includes access to bid on hundreds of rare beer silent auction packages and the opportunity to purchase special event-only bottlings. 
    $100 per person; limit 2 tickets per purchase. 

You can be part of the largest beer auction event in the world AND support New Avenues for Youth’s mission to end youth homelessness!   
Tickets go on sale May 15th at noon PST – just go to to purchase and learn more about the 7th Annual Brews for New Avenues! 
We look forward to seeing you there – CHEERS!

P.S.  Stay tuned for more info on these events…
  • Bokkereyder 101% Lambic Tasting – Thursday, August 23rd.  A special lambic exploration tasting with Raf Souvereyns.  Three sessions limited to 10 people per sesson.  
    Ticket price and sale date TBD, limit 1 ticket per purchase.  CLICK HERE for more details.
  • Brews for New Avenues General Admission – Saturday, August 25th.  Features craft beer from over 50 local, national and international breweries, silent and live auction, artisan food, live music and 1,000+-bottle Wall of Beer. 
    $10 per person, on sale online June 1st; $15 at the door.
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: