Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
Pacific Northwest Brew Cup 2014: September 26-28
The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the last full weekend in September in beautiful Astoria, Oregon. The festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors, and activities for the kiddos. Admission is FREE. To taste beer you’ll need a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each).
The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup was established in 2002 by the owners of Astoria’s Baked Alaska Restaurant. Today, the event is organized and presented by the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association, with proceeds benefiting local downtown revitalization efforts.
Named “Best Beer Festival” by John Foyston of The Oregonian, January 2010.
2013 People’s Choice Award winner was Prodigal Son Brewing in Pendleton, OR for their Bruce/Lee Porter – Rich and chocolate-y with a strong coffee flavor, this robust porter is composed of five different specialty malts. 7.8% ABV
2013 “Thar She Blows” Award, for the first keg to go was Three Creeks Brewing in Sisters, OR for their Five Pine Chocolate Porter – A robust porter that features 2 lbs per barrel of the finest Belgian chocolate, creating a slightly roasty pint with underlying chocolate sweetness. 6.2% ABV
Who will be the winner this year?