9/19/2016 Portland, OR – Willamette Week, Portland Beer Week and Burnside Brewing Co. present – The brand new Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest kicks off this Tuesday, September 20th and today is announcing the opening day taplist with updates to the featured daily breweries and special tappings. The Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest is an outdoor beer garden featuring the freshest of fresh hop beers rotating every day September 20 – 24th, 2016 from 11am – 8pm in the parking lot of Burnside Brewing Co. With eight taps dedicated to beers made with hops picked within 24 hours of being added to the beer, taking advantage of the once a year opportunity provided by the Pacific Northwest’s bounty as the center of the world’s hop growing industry.
With different breweries featured each day, this 5-day mini-fest beer garden runs through Saturday and also features a special Oktoberfest-style street food menu and is all-ages friendly.
9/20 Tuesday Opening Day Taplist
1. Double Mountain Brewery: Killer Red
2. Ex Novo Brewery: Fresh Hop Eliot IPA
3. Fat Head’s Brewing: Fresh Hop Built for Speed IPA
4. Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery: Postman Spelt Ale
5. Stickmen Brewing: Coco Ray Fresh Hop Sour Double IPA
6. Pelican Brewing: Elemental Fresh Hop IPA
7. Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Simcoe)
8. Fremont Brewing: Field to Ferment (Centennial)
Wed. 9/21 – Laurelwood Brewing
The infamous ‘Fresh Hop Workhorse IPA’ and ‘Fresh Hop Free Range Red.’
Thurs. 9/22 – Breakside Brewery
Tapping last years ‘Beer of the Year’ as chosen by Willamette Week: ‘Fresh Hop Simcoe IPA’ and ‘Fresh Hop Cascade Wanderlust’ and an uber-fresh 3rd fresh hop beer ‘Tall Guy Citra IPA.’
Friday 9/23 – Fort George Brewery + Ecliptic Brewing
Fort George releases Fresh Hop IPA with Amarillos and CoHoprative (mixed fresh hop). Ecliptic Brewing Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale and run it through a Randall of Grapefruit and Amarillo hops!