Brian Koch is the owner of North Portland’s Lombard House pub, and like many others he is grappling with a pandemic, a pivot to delivery, and worldwide protests of an unjust system that have implications far more important than beer and bars.
Bridgetown Beerhouse has been the long-running haven for craft beer on Portland’s N. Mississippi Ave. for over a decade. This Saturday, January 25th is Bridgetown Beerhouse’s 11th anniversary and the beer bar has collaborated with Baerlic, Fort George, Wayfinder and Grains of Wrath on 3 different anniversary beers.
Bridgetown 11th Anniversary Collaborations:
Baerlic + FortGeorge + Bridge and Tunnel Bottleshop + Bridgetown Beerhouse – Confluence Lite IPA (cans for sale to go)
Wayfinder + Bridgetown Beerhouse – Coffee Hidden Hand Dark Lager (Devils Blend with Spella Coffee)
Grains of Wrath + Bridgetown Beerhouse – Prince of Parties IPA (citra, moteuka, Waimea)
Bridgetown is taking their taplist to 11 from noon to 11pm on the 25th. In addition to the highlighted collaborations above, they are also tapping the following:
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.