The Annual Cheers to Belgian Beers Dart Throw, which determines the color and strength of beer that each brewery will make for the event, was held at Gigantic Brewing and Baerlic Brewing in SE Portland on two days on 2018.

Cheers to Belgian Beers is back for its 12th year in 2018. The Belgian-style Beer Festival will feature a single yeast strain, with which brewers will brew a unique Belgian Style beer. This year the yeast strain is Precious and Suburban Brett. In order to demonstrate the diversity the yeast strain, as well as show off the creativity of Oregon Craft Brewers, the color and strength of each brewer’s beer is determined by a dart throw. When Portland’s Cheers to Belgian Beers started in 2007, it was to help introduce Oregonians to the breadth of style and flavors of beers brewed in Belgium. The 2017 Cheers to Belgian Beers featured 77 beers from 75 brewing companies.

For the eighth year in a row, the festivities will be at the North Warehouse, 723 N. Tillamook Street in Portland. The outside area will be tented and food from Urban German Grill and likely Monk’s Deli will be available on both days. Brewed Oregon will be selling merchandise inside the North Warehouse.

People are encouraged to take public transportation (the TriMet Bus Line 35 stops 1 block away and the Yellow Max Line stops 2 and 3 blocks away) or ride your bike (we will have bike parking outside for 100+ bikes).  Parking is available on the street between Broadway and N. Graham St.

Please don’t park in front of any neighboring businesses that have no parking signs!

What:  Cheers to Belgian Beers, Belgian-style Beer Fest

When: Friday, June 1st (1pm-9pm)  &  Saturday, June 2nd (noon-8pm)

Where: North Warehouse, 723 N. Tillamook St., Portland | Google Map VIEW HERE

How: Admission is free. There is a $20 charge for a glass and 8 drink tickets, which are required to taste. Additional tastes are 4 for $5. This is a 21 and over only event-no minors are allowed.
General Admission – $20 (glass + 8 tasting tickets): Good for a beer goblet and 8 drink tickets. Only 1 glass per person, only 8 tickets will be sold to any one person at any one time.



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Urban German Grill
Monk’s Deli.
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