New “Sip of Spring” Beer Festival Debuts in Portland

Next weekend April 27-28 a new beer festival comes to Portland from the folks behind the Holiday Ale Fest, with the “Sip of Spring.” Not only is this a new fest that makes its debut, but it’s also out in the underserved Parkrose neighborhood of Portland on Rossi Farms at 3839 NE 122nd Ave.
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Event hours are 1pm to 9pmon Friday, and 11am to 9pm on Saturday.
“Spring beers are in bloom all over the city,” explained Preston Weesner, event general manager. “This festival provides a venue to celebrate by gathering with friends and enjoying a beer outside, on a farm, with a view––because you can!”

The festival is featuring 14 small Oregon craft breweries, each pouring two beers apiece; plus one additional collaboration beer from the Holiday Ale Festival. The same team that produces the Holiday Ale Festival is managing this event as well. Look for spring sippers from Breakside, Crux, Culmination, Fort George, Level, Little Beast, Logsdon, Migration, Montavilla, pFriem, StormBreaker, Upright, and Zoiglhaus. A complete beer list is available at are limited and for advance purchase only. Tickets cost $25 for a tasting cup and 14 beer tickets. Beers cost one ticket for a four-ounce taste, or two tickets for an eight-ounce pour. Ticketholders receive free re-entry both days with the tasting cup and a wristband. Purchase tickets at

The festival will also offer food for sale from Urban German and N.E. Creperie. The event is for ages 21 and over. For more information, visit and follow the event on social media @SipofSpring, #SipofSpring.

About Sip of Spring
Sip of Spring is a “Fest on a Farm,” held at Rossi Farms in N.E. Portland, a picturesque farmhouse with a storied reputation, located just a short distance from downtown Portland. The festival focuses on spring beers made by small, independent Oregon craft breweries.

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