Occidental Brewing is out to prove that lagers are good at any time of year – not just the summer. This Friday the 13th from 3-9pm and Saturday the 14th from 2-9pm is Occidental’s 2019 Humbug Lager Fest. This year’s event features lagers from guest breweries and Occidental at their taproom and beer garden in N. Portland.
Humbug Lager fest is featuring tasters of all lagers from light to dark with optional full pours. There will be a giant decorated tree, holiday movies, a photo booth and sweet treats. This event is 21+ and is not dog friendly.
Urban German restaurant will be out in force with their traditional German-fare but will be smoking everything on-site for the first time ever. The menu will have Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich w/ coleslaw on Brioche bun, Smoked n’ Grilled Baloney Sandwich w/ coleslaw on Brioche bun and Dutch Smoked Rookworst (made in house) w/ kraut.
TAPLIST: (Brewery – beer name – beer style)
Allegory and Occidental Collab – Traditionally Untraditional – Oat Dunkel
Arch Rock Brewing – Gold Beach Lager – Zwickelbier
Baerlic Brewing Company – Hellsner – Hybrid Lager
Culmination Brewing – Additive Synthesis – Czech Black Lager with Coffee
Ex Novo Brewing – Vienna – Vienna Lager
Fortside Brewing Company – Rustic Pilsner – Pilsner
Grains of Wrath Brewing – Iron Tusk – Export Helles
Heater Allen Brewing – Coastal – California Common
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales – Helles for Sinners – Rauch Helles
Migration Brewing – ALTered State – Alt Lager
Montavilla Brew Works – Bock in the Saddle Again – Bock
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.