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The 7th Annual Brews for New Avenues Event Series

Brews for New Avenues, Saturday, August 25th from 5-10:30pm at LeftBank Annex

Our main event includes more than 50 international, national and local craft beers on tap, artisan food, live music by Kinky Brothers, silent auction, live auction of rare and large format bottles, and a 1,000+ bottle Wall of Beer.  $15 includes 4 drink tokens and commemorative glass.

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Check back for complete list of beers on tap and CLICK HERE for sneak peek of LIVE auction items!

Looking for a place to stay during Brews weekend?  Our friends at Crowne Plaza are offering a special rate to Brews guests!  And you can enjoy free shuttle back and forth from the Brews event to your hotel on August 25th – an easy and comfortable way to haul back all those amazing beer packages you purchased!  CLICK HERE to reserve your room today!


SOLD OUT Bokkereyder 101% Lambic Tasting – Thursday, August 23rd

A special lambic exploration tasting with Raf Souvereyns.

TASTING DETAILS

Lambic beers have a sense of place unlike any other beer style.  Although the breweries are located in the same Pajottenland area, every brewery houses its own mix of native yeasts and bacteria, freely flowing through the air and falling down in the wort during its overnight exposure to the air in the coolship.  In this tasting, we’re going to explore four different lambics and four different gueuze blends.

First, we’ll taste four lambics side by side to discover the different aromas, flavors, and characteristics.  Then we’ll taste four gueuze blends made with the same lambics.  Each gueuze blend has 50% of one lambic and equal proportions of the other lambics.  Through this tasting, we can discover how the different lambics develop together in the bottle. Every participant gets eight glasses (7 cl each) so we can compare all the different beers throughout the tasting session.

The four lambics include:

  • 1 yr-old Girardin
  • 1 yr-old De Troch
  • 1 yr-old Lindemans
  • 1 yr-old Bokkereyder

The four gueuzes include:

  • 50% Girardin, 17% De Troch, 17% Lindemans, 17% Bokkereyder
  • 50% De Troch, 17% Girardin, 17$ Lindemans, 17% Bokkereyder
  • 50% Lindemans, 17% Girardin, 17% De Troch, 17% Bokkereyder
  • 50% Bokkereyder, 17% Girardin, 17% De Troch, 17% Lindemans


SOLD OUT  Brewers DinnerThursday, August 23rd at Tournant

Features award-winning brewers Jester King Brewery from Austin, Texas and pFriem Family Brewers from Hood River, Oregon, paired with cuisine from Portland chef Connor Martin.   $150 per person, limit 2 tickets per purchase.

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Jester King Brewery:  Set on a 200-acre ranch outside Austin, Texas, Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to mixed culture and spontaneous fermentation.  Founded in 2010 by Jeffrey Stuffings and Michael Steffing, the brewery produces only about 1,500 barrels annually; we’re honored to highlight their highly sought-after beer at this year’s Brewers Dinner.

pFriem Family Brewers: Since 2012, this Hood River, Oregon brewery has produced award-winning Belgian and German inspired beers, most recently earning the distinction of being named Brewery of the Year at the 2018 Oregon Beer Awards.  Josh Pfreim, Ken Whiteman and Rudy Kellner are the visionaries behind pFriem Family Brewers, and we’re grateful to them for sharing some of their most special beers at this year’s Brewers dinner.

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SOLD OUT  Oyster and Gueuze Social – Friday, August 24th at Park Avenue West Tower

Features special bottle pours from Cantillon, a bottle auction, a selection of draft lambic, and plenty of freshly shucked oysters on the half shell!  $65 per person; limit 2 tickets per purchase.

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Our Oyster & Gueuze Social features kegs from Cantillon, Tilquin and more, delicious oysters and a location with amazing downtown views!

We’ll be offering free pours of Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Cuvée Armand & Gaston and Drie Fonteinen Hommage, as well as some special pours for purchase.  Pours for puchase include Cantillon’s Lambic Vin Jaune and Lambic Cinsault, and Bokkereyder’s Oma and Uli Brews for New Avenues blend.

A portion of the proceeds from pour sales and silent auction items will benefit nonprofit Justine for Kids, whose mission is to support sick and disabled children, their families and pediatric centers in Belgium.


SOLD OUT Brews for New Avenues VIP Event Saturday, August 25th from 2-5pm at LeftBank Annex

Before our General Admission doors open, this exclusive VIP event includes access to bid on hundreds of rare beer auction packages and the opportunity to purchase special event-only bottlings. $100 per person; limit 2 tickets per purchase. 

VIP KEG LIST

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Block 15 Golden Coalescence
Brekeriet Purple Rain
Cantillon Lambic Jaune
Cascade Honey Ginger Lime
Coalition Two Flowers CBD IPA
de Garde The Kriek
Dieu du Ciel Le P’tit Blanc
Fremont Cinnamon B-Bomb
Great Notion Guava Mochi
Jester King Soul Conduit
Logsdon Gold Raven
Modern Times Barrel Aged Monsters Park
Oedipus Vogelen
Tilquin Gueuze
Tilquin Oude Mûre Tilquin à L’ancienne
Tioga Sequia BA Mocha Midnight
Toppling Goliath Pompei
Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue
Upright Soul Dance
Veil Brewing All That You Are
Veil Brewing Paulbearer
WayBeer Sour Me Not Acerola



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