3rd Annual Portland Fruit Beer Festival

What: Beer Festival

When: Saturday - June 08, 2013 @ 11:00AM to Saturday - June 08, 2013 @ 09:00PM

Where: Burnside Brewing Co., Portland, Oregon
Saturday June 8th 10am VIP Hour 11am - 9pm Festival Hours
Sunday June 9th 11am-9pm
General Admission package: $20, VIP tickets: $28
7th & E. Burnside, Portland, OR 97214

The 3rd annual Portland Fruit Beer Festival will be held on June 8th and 9th during Portland Beer Week and feature over 25 participating breweries and more than 40 delicious beers. Highlighting the spectacular flavors and variety that fruit can offer from locally grown Oregon berries to exotic and rare you have never experienced anything like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival.

Taking place outdoors in front of Burnside Brewing Co. on 7th and E. Burnside for it's 3rd year with even more space with the addition of the 7th street closure the PFBF is one of the most centrally located and family friendly festivals in the state. The all-ages festival has something for everyone including hard cider for the gluten intolerant, killer food from the Burnside Brewing kitchen and juices and sodas for the non drinker. The brewery and beer list this year is more diverse than ever featuring Oregon locals and regional favorites. The beers this year range from a hoppy Mango IPA to a sour Currant and Raspberry Baltic Porter. Lighter beers get their due with an OJ infused Pilsner, Blood Orange Wit and Sour Cherry Wheat. On the stranger side the fest will feature a Sour Cucumber beer a Kiwi ale and a Beer/Cider/Mead hybrid 3-way collaboration. Barrel-aged beers also get their due with special brews from Upright Brewing, Lompoc Brewing, Burnside Brewing and more. If your a cider fan you can look forward to Marionberry and Rhubarb infused hard ciders. As usual nearly all of the beers at the Portland Fruit Beer Festival are brewed exclusively for this event and may be the only place to try them.

Participating Breweries more to be announced:

Alameda Brewing

Beer Valley Brewing

Block 15 Brewing

Breakside Brewery

Burnside Brewing Co.

Bushwhacker Cidery

The Commons Brewery

Crooked Stave Brewing

De Garde Brewing

Deschutes Brewery

Double Mountain Brewing

Falling Sky Brewing

Fort George Brewing

Gigantic Brewing

Hopworks Urban Brewery

Laurelwood Brewing

Lompoc Brewing

Lucky Lab Brewing

New Belgium Brewing

Oakshire Brewing

Solera Brewery

Stone Brewing

10 Barrel Brewing

2 Towns Cider

Upright Brewing

Widmer Brothers Brewing

VIP Early Entrance $28
Allows for 1 hour early entry at 10 am on Saturday, June 8th, as well as entry anytime during the duration of the festival. Also includes 5 extra tickets for a total of one festival glass and 17 tickets. Plus special beer tappings at 10am on Saturday. Tickets now on sale!

General Admission $20
Purchase your regular entry tickets in advance and bypass the cash lines going straight to the front. Includes one gold flaked festival glass (required for tasting) and 12 drink tickets, each good for one 4oz taste (some beers require 2 tickets) Tickets now on sale!

Additional tickets are $1 and good for 4oz of beer (with some exceptions) and a full pint cor 4 tickets unless it's a 2 ticket beer.

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