Bazi Bierbrasserie and organizers of the Portland Fruit Beer Festival present the 3rd annual Cherry Festivus, a celebration of cherry beer and cider with chocolate pairings and cherry food and cocktail specials. Held just in time for the holiday season, the 3rd annual Cherry Festivus will take place with a limited ticketed VIP session on Fri. Nov. 17th (5pm-midnight) and general admission and walk-up entry on Sat. and Sun. November 18-19th. Saturday hours are 1pm-midnight and Sunday 1pm-9pm.
This year's mini-fest features more than twenty-five rare beers and ciders made with cherries in a variety of beer styles and cherry varieties, from light and golden Rainier cherry farmhouse ales to tart pie cherries, rich black cherries and even barrel-aged stouts with local bing cherries. Fest-goers also have the opportunity to pair locally made artisan chocolate from Xocolatl de David with their beers in pre-selected individual pairings or beer and chocolate flights.
The 3rd annual Cherry Festivus beer and cider lineup includes rarities and other treats like Alesong Brewing & Blending's Cherry Parliament, Almanac Beer's Cherry Picker, Prairie Artisan Ales Vape Tricks, Logsdon Farmhouse Ales Kriek Viere and Upright Brewing's Hearts Beat. But it's not all wild and sour cherry beers, there is rich and decadent dark beers like Oakshire Brewing's chocolate and cherry Imperial Stout «Heart Shaped Box», Bend Brewing's Lovely Cherry Baltic Porter and even festival exclusives like a special Cherry edition of Burnside Brewing's Sweet Heat and Fremont Brewing's Dark Star Imperial Stout.
VIP Session Tickets are now on sale for Friday, November 17th from 5-11pm for $30 and include 7 drink tickets.
General Admission Tickets for Saturday & Sunday, November 18-19 are $20 and include a glass and 6 drink tickets.