Friday, June 12, 2015

Ecliptic Brewing Announces Plethora of Portland Beer Week Events

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 11, 2015) – From June 11 through 21, breweries throughout the city will celebrate Portland Beer Week. As part of the festivities, Ecliptic Brewing will be celebrating by participating in a series of events, including the return of its popular Brewers and their Bands.

The complete lineup of Ecliptic’s Portland Beer Week events includes:

Brewers and their Bands at Ecliptic Brewing, 825 N Cook Street
For the second year in a row, Brewers and their Bands will bring together brewers from throughout Oregon to perform with their bands at Ecliptic. During the performances, Ecliptic will tap beers from each brewer, including Matt Swihart from Double Mountain, Ron Gansberg from Cascade Brewing and Ecliptic’s own John Harris. The Brewers and Bands event will take place on Ecliptic’s new outdoor patio, which features 20 tables and seating for 120 with expansive views of the city.
  • June 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Complimentary Ecliptic Samplings:
  • June 11 from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m.: Whole Foods Market Laurelhurst, 2825 E Burnside St
  • June 11 from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m.: New Seasons Market Happy Valley, 15861 SE Happy Valley Town Center Dr
  • June 19 from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m.: Whole Foods Market Fremont, 3535 NE 15th Ave
  • June 19 from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m.: Cutsforth Thriftway, 225 NE 2nd Ave, Canby

Portland Fruit Beer Fest at Burnside Brewing Company, 701 E Burnside St
At this year’s Portland Fruit Beer Fest, Ecliptic Brewing will premier its Ultra Violet Blackberry Sour Ale.
  • June 12 from 4 p.m. through 9 p.m.
  • June 13 from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m.
  • June 14 from 11 a.m. through 6 p.m.

Weird Beer Bonanza at Imperial Bottle Shop, 3090 SE Division St
In true “Keep Portland Weird” fashion, the Weird Beer Bonanza will share an eclectic mix of 16 bizarre brews. Ecliptic will pour its Moon Fruit Saison, a one-off beer infused with tropical fruit juice.
  • June 17 from 5 p.m. through 10 p.m.

Brewery Owner’s Summit at Roscoe’s, 8105 SE Stark St
Guests have the opportunity to meet the owners and brewmasters of their favorite Oregon’s breweries while enjoying their most-popular brews. Participating breweries include Ecliptic Brewing, Widmer Brothers Brewing, Double Mountain Brewery, The Commons, and more.
  • June 19 at 4 p.m.

Mississippi Bar Crawl
Back for its second year, the popular Mississippi and Williams Pub Crawl promises a day filled with guaranteed discounts, special drinks, rare beer tappings and food at nine locations along Mississippi and Williams, with more venues and specials still being added. Purchase a wristband for $5 at any participating location, or order in advance to have wristbands mailed to you (minimum two wristbands per mail order). Guaranteed $1 off drinks at every location.
  • June 20 from noon through 8 p.m.

Ecliptic Brewing
$3.75 pints, $7 Sweet and Spicy Drumsticks
825 N Cook St
$1 off beers
4237 N Mississippi Ave

Stormbreaker Brewing
$1 off beers, more TBA
832 N Beech St

Lardo North
$1 off beers, sandwich special TBA
4090 N Williams Ave

Bridgetown Beerhouse
$1 off pints
915 N Shaver St

Lompoc 5th Quadrant & SideBar
$1 off beers, special rare beer tappings
3901 N Williams Ave

Beer City Bottle Shop
$1 off beers, special tappings
4214 N Mississippi Ave

Tin Bucket
$1 off beers
3520 N Williams Ave

$1 off beers
4057 N Mississippi Ave

Eat, Drink, Play at Whole Foods Market Pearl District, 1210 NW Couch St
Featuring more than 14 local handcrafted beers and food from some of Portland’s best restaurants, Whole Foods Market and Portland Beer Week’s Eat, Drink, Play will benefit Harper's Playground, a non-profit organization inspiring vital communities by creating innovative playgrounds for people of all abilities.
  • June 20 from 2 p.m. through 6 p.m.

Portland Beer and Cheese Fest at The Commons Brewery, 630 SE Belmont St
Featuring 10 pairings of craft beers with cheese, the Portland Beer and Cheese Fest will also spotlight complimentary meats, charcuterie and artisan Woodblock Chocolate. Ecliptic will pour its Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coalsack Cascadian Dark Ale.
  • June 21 from noon through 5 p.m.

About Portland Beer Week
Portland Beer Week is a 10 day celebration of craft beer, dedicated to promoting Portland and its diverse craft beer culture. Portland Beer Week is a grassroots organization founded in 2011 as an annual city-wide event. Attendees of Portland Beer Week can expect to both be entertained and enlightened with creative beer pairing events, beer dinners with some of the city’s top chefs, seminars on subjects like barrel-aging and sour beers as well as festivals exploring styles such as the Rye Beer Fest and Portland Fruit Beer Festival. Each year, Portland Beer Fest also selects two breweries who collaborate to create the official annual Portland Beer Week beer available in limited quantities in bottles and kegs during beer week.

About Ecliptic Brewing
Ecliptic Brewing is a venture from John Harris, an Oregon beer icon whose background is steeped in the state’s rich craft brewing history. The name Ecliptic unites Harris’ two passions: brewing and astronomy, and as such, the brewery celebrates the Earth’s yearly journey around the sun through both its beer and restaurant menus. Executive chef Michael Molitor rotates his seasonally inspired menu every six weeks in accordance with the old world calendar. Harris’ signature beers include Spica Pilsner, Procyon Pale Ale, Phobos Extra Red Ale and Orbiter IPA. In 2014, Ecliptic Brewing was voted best brewpub by Northwest Brewing News readers, and the brewery’s Filament Winter IPA was named favorited winter ale by Oregon Beer Growler. For more information, visit:

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