Kick off the dog days of summer in style and raise a glass to the Oregon Zoo. Bring your pack to sample artisan beer and cider from more than 60 regional breweries. Shake a tail feather to the premier party sounds of Cool-Ade on the concert main stage and DJ Angry Little Man.
Breweries and cideries in attendance include 10 Barrel Brewing Company, BridgePort Brewing Company, Buckman Brewing, Burnside Brewing Company, Cascade Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, Fort George Brewery, Full Sail Brewing Company, Kona Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Laurelwood Brewing Co., Lompoc Brewing, MacTarnahan’s Brewing Company, Migration Brewing Co., Natian Brewery, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Ace Premium Hard Ciders, Blue Mountain Cider Company, Carlton Cyderworks – and lots more!
Workshops will be offered as well, on topics including Debunking beer myths, Introduction to home brewing, Wild brew: exciting styles and additions, and more.
Tickets are $35 (unless you got them before May 16) and include a commemorative tasting glass, 10 tasting tokens (extra tokens $1 each), and admission to the zoo after 4pm. This is event is 21 and over only! Proceeds directly support the Oregon Zoo’s efforts in the areas of animal welfare, conservation, education and environmental sustainability programs and activities.
Check out the Dave Knows Portland review of last year’s Zoo Brew, by guest blogger Kristie!