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pFriem Family Brewers Releases Higgins Anniversary Ale Collaboration

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pFriem Family Brewers has released Higgins Anniversary Ale, a collaboration with downtown Portland’s farm-to-table pioneers Higgins Restaurant for its 25th Anniversary. Throughout this March, Higgins is celebrating its 25th anniversary with special collaborations, food specials, dinners and this new Belgian-style farmhouse saison which is available on draft at Higgins and pFriem with a small amount of caged and corked 375ml bottles on sale at the former, plus Belmont Station. If you don’t know, Higgins is one of Portland’s oldest fine dining institutions and has long been a beer geek destination, an early place that embraced both the farm-to-table movement but also craft and imported beer.

More from a press release:
Higgins Anniversary Ale is a Belgian-style farmhouse saison made with Calamondin oranges, cardamon, and green peppercorn. Featuring notes of lemon and spice, it finishes  delicate and dry. The beer was a collaborative effort of James Beard award-winning chef Greg Higgins; chef de cuisine Patrick Strong; beer steward Pauly Miller; and the brewers at pFriem Family Brewers.
Higgins Anniversary Ale is currently available on draft only at the restaurant, located at 1239 SW Broadway and Jefferson, and at pFriem Family Brewers in Hood River. It is also available in a limited number of cage and cork 375ml bottles at Higgins, Belmont Station in SE Portland, and John’s Marketplace in SW Portland.
Long before Oregon became renowned for its craft beers, Higgins has offered a beer list that champions local brewers alongside expertly curated Belgians ales. Learn more about Higgins at HigginsPortland.com and follow the restaurant on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using hashtag #Higgins25.
About Higgins Restaurant
Higgins Restaurant opened in 1994 with chef and co-owner Greg Higgins using his close ties to Pacific Northwest farmers to spearhead his pioneering menus, which eventually landed him a 2002 James Beard award as Best Chef Northwest. Co-owned by Greg and Paul Mallory, the landmark restaurant prides itself on service, dedicated wine and spirits offerings, a world-class beer program, and a showcase of the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.

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: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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