Stormbreaker Brewing Brewstillery Fest

2020 Brewstillery VIP glass

Stormbreaker Brewing’s 6th annual Brewstillery Fest arrives in time for leap day this Saturday, February 29th 12p-8p (11a for VIP). This conceptually unique brewfest is all about pairing spirits and beers with 19 pairings from 18 breweries and distilleries this year.

2020 Brewstillery GA Glass

The 2020 Brewstillery Fest will also feature the debut of a new Whiskey from StoneBarn Brandyworks made from Stormbreaker’s Gold Medal winning Imperial Red ale with Rye called “Good…Not Great.” The whiskey will be paired with a barrel-aged version of the base beer.

Join your favorite Breweries and Distilleries to close out Oregon Craft Beer Month in style. Sip on the fantastic treats that have been in the making for months and years while enjoying live music all day under the heated tents at StormBreaker Brewing on Historic Mississippi Avenue. General Admission is only $25 for 10 taster tickets and a souvenir beer tasting glass. VIP is $45 and gets you 15 tickets, beer tasting glass, whiskey tasting glass, and 1 hour early entry to get the good stuff first and meet the makers. VIP is limited to 125, so hurry up! Brewstillery Fest gives you the opportunity to try unique pairings that you can’t get anywhere else. Join us February 29th from 12-8p at StormBreaker Brewing! Make Leap Day your best day!

Pairing Teams and Offerings:

StormBreaker / StoneBarn: 3 Years in the Making = Bourbon BA Imperial Red + Barnstormer Red Rye Whiskey

StormBreaker / StoneBarn: Blondie Wine and the 3 Peaches = Rye Peach BA Blondie Wine + Peach Rock & Rye Whiskey

Wayfinder / Westward Whiskey: Way Out West = Czech Dark Lager + Westward American Single Malt

Von Ebert / Clear Creek: Hood to Haze = Hazy IPA + Pear Brandy

Pono / Aria Gin: Joy Ride = Gin BA Farmhouse + Aria Portland Dry Gin

Old Town / New Basin: Stumbling Cowboy= Pinot BA Rye/Wheat + Wild Will Wheat Whiskey

Migration / Captive Spirits: Big Lush = Dry Hopped IPA + Big Gin

Level / Hood River: Excite Bike = Cream Ale + Easy Rider Bourbon

Leikam / Crater Lake: The Elixir = Lemon Pale  + Sweet Ginger Vodka

Grains of Wrath / 4 Spirits: Spirits of Darkness = Dunkel Lager + Bourbon Whiskey

Gilgamesh / Eugenho Buriti de Minas: Tropical Old Fashion . . . No Cherry Required = Whiskey BA Red w/ Agnostura Bitters + Famo Cherry Cask Cachaça

Gigantic / Ransom: The Bramble = Gin BA Blackberry Beer + Ransom Old Tom Gin

Ex Novo / Rolling River: Rye Me A River = Aquavit BA IPA + Brown Bear Aquavit

Ecliptic / Rose City: Rye’d the Currants = Belgian Tripel + James Oliver Rye

Culmination / Wander Back: Beyond the Shimmer = Nitro Fruited Sour + Whiskey Aged in Rum Barrels

Cascade / Bull Run: Whiskey Rick = Pinot BA Fruited Sour + American Whiskey Finished in Pinot Noir Casks

Brewery 26 / New Deal: Sunny on the Inside = Saison + Pear Brandy

Breakside / Freeland: Sol Mates = Chardonnay BBL Aged Golden Tart + Gin

Baerlic / Shine: Shine Bright Baer = German Lager + Cascadian Blue Agave

Live Music: Left of the Dial, Pagan Jug Band, Buddy J’s Jamaican Jazz BandNon Profit Partner: Dollar for PortlandTicket


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