Wednesday, September 17, 2014

4th Annual OMSI After Dark Brewfest

OMSI will be holding its annual brewfest September 24th.  Featuring beer related demonstrations, activities, lectures, exhibits, and of course lots of local beer to drink.  The event unoffically kicks off at 5:00 PM with happy hour at Theory, the new eatery at OMSI, with the actual brewfest starting at 6:00PM.  The brewfest package includes a souveneir pint glass and 10 tasting tokens with more tokens available for $1 each.

Date: Sep. 24, 2014
Time: 6-10pm
Location: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Brewfest plus OAD: 
$25 non-members
$15 OMSI members
$5 OAD members 
OAD only: 
$13 non-members
$6.50 OMSI members
Free OAD members

A list of everything that is going on as well as the breweries whose beer will be poured is below:

Demonstrations & Activities
  • Beer Pong Physics: Catapults and video analysis of pongs in motion.
  • Microbrew Under the Microscope: Hops, grains and yeast...magnified!
  • Beer's Law of Beers: Know a pils from a hef? Prove it. With science.
  • Bubble Shower: Life would be so flat without CO2
  • Stupid Beer Tricks: Stupid beer tricks including ultrasonic beer geyser, flash freezing beer and beer can crushing.
Lectures in the Planetarium
  • Hopped Up: Blake Crosby of Crosby Hop Farm discusses the different types of hops and how to grow them.
Tap Into History: The Story of Hops & Brewing at OSU
  • Oregon's craft brewing industry has kept people busy for the past 3 decades, but it wasn't until the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives was established in 2013 that an archivist joined the work. This presentation will tell the story of how OHBA worked with communities to save and share an amazing history of agriculture, science, and culture in the midst of a movement..
Featured Exhibit: Animation
  • Explore the many sides of animation, including story-boarding, character design, and drawing techniquest to movement, timing, filming and sound. Larger-than-life graphics of popular Cartoon Network characters provide a colorful backdrop to the exhibit, which also examines the history of animation and features a screening room and a cartoon museum.
Featuring Beer From:

Alameda Brewing Co
Ambacht Brewing
Aspall Ciders
Base Camp Brewing Co
Blue Dog Mead
Breakside Brewery
Burnside Brewing
Columbia River Brewing Co
Deschutes Brewery
Elysian Brewing Co
Fire Mountain Brewery
Fort George Brewery
Full Sail Brewery
Gigantic Brewing
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Lagunitas Brewing
Laurelwood Brewing Co.
Merchant du Vin
Migration Brewing
New Belgium Brewing
Ninkasi Brewing Co
Portland Cider Company
Sasquatch Brewery
Widmer Brothers Brewing
Worthy Brewing

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