Culmination Brewing, (Oregon’s new brewery of the year according to The New School and Oregon Beer Awards in 2016) is now celebrating their 4th anniversary with a week of events. Culmination Brewing will kickoff a week-long fourth anniversary celebration this coming Sunday, May 19th. Below is info from the brewery on their daily events featuring collaborations, and beer releases with friends new and old.
5/19 – Jackfruit Kitchen Pop-Up — Our weekly Sunday pop-up with Jackfruit Kitchen, which features an exclusively Vegan Menu of always rotating items, will be bringing back an All-Star menu of fan favorites from the past. 1130am-930pm
5/20 – Bhuna Kitchen Pop-Up — Our Friends at Bhuna Kitchen ran a weekly pop-up with us for a year before moving to their permanent brick and mortar location in NW. For our Anniversary week they’ll be coming back for a one time only pop up featuring their brand of delicious Kashmiri Soul Food. 4pm-930pm
5/21 – Culmination/Ruse Can Release — Ruse and Culmination maintain a special bond and have collaborated on a number of beers both while Ruse was operating under the Culmination roof and since they’ve moved to their permanent location. For this years anniversary we are releasing Creative Conundrum in 16oz Cans. A Hazy IPA with Denali in the whirlpool and Dry Hopped with Mosaic and El Dorado. 1130am-930pm
5/22 – Culmination/Great Notion Can Release — A Collaboration long in the making, we have teamed up with the team at Great Notion to brew Love in Shadows, a Pastry Stout fermented with Raspberry and Cherry then conditioned with Cocoa from Woodblock Chocolate and Vanilla Bean. This beer will be available in 16oz Cans. An additional Great Notion beer will also be available on draft. 1130am-930pm
5/23 – Culmination/Moksa Can Release — Back in November our friends from Moksa came to Portland and brewed a beer with us and in return Head Brewer Conrad Andrus flew down to Rocklin, CA and brewed a special beer with them. Moksa Mule is a Kettle Sour fermented with Lime & Ginger. Inspired by a classic Moscow Mule and available in 16oz Cans. Additional Moksa beer will also be available on draft. 1130am-930pm.
5/24 – Culmination/Baerlic Can Release — Old friends and first time collaborators, the team from Baerlic came to the Culmination and made a Piña Colada inspired beer with us. Sunday Night In Florida is a Kettle Soured beer fermented with Pineapple and conditioned on Coconut. A vacation beer to put you on island time. Available in 16oz cans. 1130am-1030pm
5/25 – Culmination/Modern Times Beer Release and Blowout Party — To close out the week we are blowing it up. All remaining cans and draft from earlier in the week will be available and for a cherry on top we’ve brewed a beer with the Modern Times PDX team. A West Coast Double IPA Dry Hopped with Nelson, Galaxy, New Zealand Cascade, and New Zealand Waimea. We will have BBQ specials on this day as well as an outdoor Can Garden and live music from 6-9pm. 1130am-1030pm
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.