Laurelwood Brewing has added three axe throwing lanes to their Northeast Sandy Blvd. pub in Portland. The longtime family-friendly brewpub staple has partnered with Oregon City’s Feckin Brewing to bring the increasingly popular Celtic Axe Throwing to the pub and make it available for both private bookings and the public. was created and is now open for private entertainment as well as corporate team building events.
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Laurelwood’s Founder Mike De Kalb said that he felt that with the changing demographics in the area and changes in customers dining and drinking habits that this was the perfect opportunity to bring people back into the pub for a great activity.
Dave Maher, Feckin Brewing Founder was looking for an outlet to expand Axe Throwing to Portland and Laurelwood fit the bill. Dave is excited about the opportunity for more lanes, and the ambiance that Laurelwood has created for the Axe Throwing room. A local graffiti artist has transformed the Axe Throwing area with stylized Laurelwood beer logos, with a NW feel. Celtic Axe Throwing at Laurelwood Brewing Co is having a Grand Opening event on Saturday July 20th. Happy Hour prices in the Axe Throwing room and 2 for 1 throwing all day.
About Laurelwood Brewing Company Laurelwood is a family owned brewery that creates some of the most recognized regional craft beers. Owners Mike De Kalb and Cathy Woo-De Kalb founded Laurelwood in 2001 with a goal of providing fine food and handcrafted beer. Laurelwood’s product line is known for its creativity and quality therefore winning many national and international beer awards. Laurelwood’s handcrafted beers can be found on draft and in bottles throughout Oregon and Washington. To find out more about Laurelwood Brewing Company go online at www.laurelwoodbrewpub.com
About Feckin Brewing Feckin Brewery is the brainchild of Mark, Gabriella, and Dave Maher. Mark and Dave both home brewed for a number of years before starting Feckin Brewery in Oregon City. Dave underwent his first fermentation project in Dublin in the 80’s unfortunately it was always consumed before reaching its full potential. The Mahers started Feckin Brewery to brew traditional Irish beers with Northwest influence in 2012 and added Axe Throwing to the brewery in 2017.
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.