Feast Portland Kicks Off Thursday: Here Are Some Hidden Gems

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Feast Portland Kicks Off Thursday: Here Are Some Hidden Gems

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The 3rd annual Feast Portland event kicks off this Thursday and runs through Sunday. Despite some pricey events—many of which are sold-out—there are some real gems still available. We have more info, for instance, on the sour beer seminar that Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery founder Christian de Benedetti is moderating that will include rare beers and guest brewers.

 Thursday September 18
Widmer Brothers Brewing Sandwich Invitational presented by Dave’s Killer Bread will pit 14 of America’s top chefs against each other in a battle to create the best sandwich ever – and you’ll be the judge. Feast Portland’s raucous kickoff event takes over Director Park on Thursday, September 18th from 6-9pm. Enjoy local Widmer Brothers beer, Northwest wines, and superb cocktails as you taste-test over a dozen sandwiches and cast your vote. I cant wait for this one, and it’s almost sold out. Tix: http://www.feastportland.com/event/widmer-brothers-brewing-sandwich-invitational-presented-by-daves-killer-bread/
 
Friday September 19
A Walk on the Sour Side – Craft brewers are turning out some deliciously super sour beers these days, so let our panel of beer geeks explain the process while you sit back and enjoy the final product. Our panelists have procured some mighty fine sour beers including Ale Apothecary’s Sahalie, as well as The Common’s Trillium that would tempt even the most ardent wine lover in the audience.
 
Christian de Benedetti of the upcoming Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery moderates this panel and has an update on special beers “we have obtained: Prairie Puncheon Rye Saison, The Rare Barrel Cosmic Dust (unreleased sour golden with hibiscus which will be available only to their reserve subscribers), and Cantillon Vigneronne 2014!!!” Tickets available at http://www.feastportland.com/event/a-walk-on-the-sour-side/

Saturday September 20
Tastes great. Less filling – Come taste the best new lagers, Kolsch, Hefeweizens and more as we explore the lighter side of beer with Christian DeBenedetti of The Weekly Pint, Ben Dobler of Widmer Brothers Brewing, Sarah Jane Monroe of Eleven Madison Park, and more.

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