Downtown Portland’s great beer bar Bailey’s Taproom has announced a lineup of events to take us through the winter. More info from Bailey’s below.
10th Annual CellarFest
Back for its 10th consecutive year, CellarFest returns on Saturday, January 26th, with more basement gems!
CellarFest is the last remaining event owner Geoff Phillips curates each year digging up a wide range of styles and this year is no different!
As usual, the admission is FREE and runs Noon – Midnight. The list is always subject to change but here’s a peek at what’s in store:
Alaskan ‘12 Smoked Porter
Anchor ‘09 Old Foghorn
Caldera ‘12 Old Growth
Deschutes ‘09 Mirror Mirror
Fort George ‘15 Anni, Are You Oak Aged?
Full Sail ‘12 Top Sail
Great Divide ‘09 Hibernation
Hair of the Dog ‘09 Adam
He’Brew ‘09 Jewbelation 13
Hopworks ‘09 Floggin Noggin
Mad River ‘09 John Barleycorn
North Coast ‘09 Old Stock
Oskar Blues ‘09 Ten Fidy
Sierra Nevada ‘12 Bigfoot
Dogfish Head ‘15 Higher Math
Goose Island ‘15 Bourbon County Stout
Russian River ‘14 Supplication
The Bruery ‘15 Oude Tart
A history of CellarFest past can be found at https://www.baileystaproom.com/cellarfest/
Nuts of Wrath Collaboration Release
Thursday, January 24th – Be one of the first to taste a new collaboration between Grains of Wrath and Chuckanut! Last month these two breweries collaborated on a little known German style called Kulmbacher Export.
Kulmbacher Export is a strong, dark, hoppy, lager which originated in Central Germany during the 19th century. Think imperial schwarzbier or strong, hoppy, dunkel. We will also be featuring some of our favorite standbys from each brewery.
Grains of Wrath Luger Pils
Grains of Wrath Papermaker Pale Ale
Grains of Wrath Overkill IPA
Chuckanut/Grains of Wrath Nuts of Wrath
Ecliptic + Brooklyn Cosmic Collaboration Release Party @ The Upper Lip
Saturday, Feb 2 – Be the first to try the Tangerine Farmhouse Ale, a Cosmic Collaboration with Ecliptic Brewing & Brooklyn Brewery. Meet Ecliptic Brewmaster, John Harris, and Brooklyn Brewmaster, Garrett Oliver, who will be in attendance!
About the Beer:
Tangerine Farmhouse Ale
Brewed with Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver.
Also on Draft
Ecliptic Luna Kolsch
Ecliptic Starburst IPA
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace Saison
Brooklyn Bel Air Sour
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
The Upper Lip will be the official Portland spot for all five of the “5 Years/5 Beers” Cosmic Collaboration Series releases throughout 2019!
About the Series:
In celebration of Ecliptic Brewing’s fifth year of passage through this awesome star system we call home, they are teaming up with five esteemed breweries to brew five beers of cosmic significance. Space can feel a bit lonely, so here’s to making the journey with friends!
Weekly Comedy at The Upper Lip!
We’re excited to announce the newest way to spend Saturday nights here at The Upper Lip!
Over It – A weekly real live comedy show upstairs debuted on Saturday, January 12th! Hosted by Seth Johnston, Over It will showcase some of Portland’s best comics every Saturday at 8PM, with a short open mic after the show. Our first two shows have been a blast and we’re super amped to see what some of Portland’s best have to offer. Admission is FREE!
Hausbier – Deep Cover
Finally, our Hausbier series rolls on in 2019 with a focus on collaborating with both a local brewery and featuring an adjunct from a local artisan producer. Our most recent collab – Deep Cover is now on Nitro in the taproom. An American stout recipe from Gigantic Brewing using Tanzanian & Peruvian cacao nibs from Woodblock Chocolate! Keep an eye out for our next in the series – a collab with Wayfinder Beer and Bee Local Honey due out in March!