Crux Fermentation Project Portland Pop-Up

The next brewery in line for a takeover of northwest Portland’s Function PDX event space is Crux Fermentation Project. The Bend, Oregon-based brewery is popping up at Function for ten days – October 4 – 13th. Crux will feature 6 rotating taps, 24 different bottles/cans, and multiple beer releases throughout the week. This will be the largest selection of Crux beers ever found outside of their taproom in Bend.

FRIDAY  10/4  Kick-Off Party – Fresh Hop Madness
We’ll be starting the week off with a fresh hop party featuring all 4 of our fresh hop beers on tap. Our founder and brewmaster, Larry Sidor, will be hanging out alongside some of our hop farmer friends to chat and answer any questions you might have.

TUESDAY  10/8  New Beer Release – Vicky’s Gone Troppo IPA
New seasonal release, available on draft and in 6-packs for the first time.

FRIDAY  10/11  [BANISHED] Flight Night
Enjoy a snifter or flight of 4 barrel-aged beers with our head brewer, Cam O’Connor. You’ll also be able to shop Larry’s library for hard-to-find vintages of [BANISHED] beers.

SATURDAY  10/12  New Beer Release – Mountain Traffic Hoppy Red Ale
Launching our latest limited release beer, available on draft and in 16 oz cans.

EVERY DAY – Sundowner Hour
Just like at our tasting room in Bend, our happy hour will revolve around the sun with specials a half hour before and after sunset.

FUNCTION – 919 NW 23rd Ave, Suite A Portland, Oregon

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Samurai Artist

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: