Oct 4 - 5, 2013
Great American Distillers Festival, Oct. 4th - 5th
This festival is a gathering of 40+ craft distillers from across the country who come to Oregon - the Mecca of craft distilling, to share their products, their passion and their expertise in handcrafting spirits. There will be tastings, an awards competition and a mixology contest for bartenders and more!
Cost: $25 gets you a one day entrance (Fri. OR Sat.) and 10 tasting tokens (click here to purchase tickets)
Time: Fri 5pm - 10pm & Sat 1pm - 10pm
Friday night there will be an after-hours band and bar upstairs, featuring blues artist Ural Thomas (click here for tickets).
Join us on Saturday for a special dinner event. The dinner will feature distillers presenting beer cocktails in a meet-and-greet environment. Mixologist Tony Gurdian of Imperial will give a lecture on the trending of beer cocktails in the industry, and participants will judge the cocktails to help decide who will be Oregon's best beer cocktail. Cost is $59 and includes admission to the festival on Sat. as well as dinner which starts at 5pm. (click here for tickets).
Location: Tiffany Center, 1410 SW Morrison St Portland, OR 97205