Portland Fresh Hops Fest releases list of participating breweries and beers
14th annual event returns to Oaks Amusement Park Sept. 29 and 30

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Fresh Hops Fest has announced this year’s participating brewery and beer list. Nearly 70 Oregon breweries will take part in the annual celebration of the Oregon hop harvest, serving beers made with hops freshly picked off the vine and used within hours of harvesting. The 14th annual Portland Fresh Hops Fest will take place Sept. 29 through 30 at Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way. Hours are 5pm to 9pm on Friday and 12pm to 8pm on Saturday.

This year’s breweries/beers can be be viewed and sorted on Google Drive.

Admission to the Portland Fresh Hops Fest is free. Drinking packages cost $20 for a souvenir tasting glass and eight drink ticket and may be purchased online at www.oregoncraftbeer.org/freshhopsfest. Additional tasting tickets are sold on-site for $2 each or four for $5. Event parking is free.

The festival also features a homebrew demonstration from Portland U-Brew on Sept. 30 from 12pm to 5pm; merchandise and information from Brewed Oregon, Illustrated Playing Cards, Oregon Hop Commission, Renewal by Andersen NW, Shirts on Tap, Timbers Army No Pity Van, and Vacation Internationale; and on-site food from Urban German Grill and HOTLIPS Pizza.

Minors are not allowed on Friday, but are permitted on Saturday until 5pm (Oaks Amusement Park is closed that day, but the train will be running from 12pm to 5pm for kids accompanied by adults). Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome.

The Portland Fresh Hops Fest is organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild. Learn more at www.oregoncraftbeer.org; follow the Oregon Brewers Guild on Twitter, Facebook and the Portland Fresh Hops Fest Facebook Event (#freshhops and #oregoncraftbeer).

About the Oregon Brewers Guild
The Oregon Brewers Guild is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the state’s craft brewing industry and the common interests of its members. Founded in 1992, the Oregon Brewers Guild is one of the nation’s oldest craft brewers associations. The Guild, which receives no state funding, comprises 160 brewing companies, 130 associate or supplier members and more than 4,000 enthusiast members or S.N.O.B.s (Supporters of Native Oregon Beer).

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