Enjoy the most prestigious professional beer competition in the country, judges evaluate over 9,497 entries from 2,295 breweries representing all 50 states. Judging took place over the course of three days, with awards presented at a ceremony held Saturday morning at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
Uncork a beer-inspired carol of your own during downtown Portland’s annual Holiday Ale Festival. This annual celebration of winter suds is set beneath the region’s largest decorated Christmas tree. Revelers can sample from more than 50 featured beers, each designed to keep drinkers warm on cold winter nights.
The Oregon Brewers Festival provides an opportunity to sample dozens of craft beer styles from craft brewers and cider makers. The event also offers a Meet the Brewer area, a Brewer Dunk Tank, beer-related vendors, homebrewing demonstrations, a games area, and an assortment of food trucks.
The Fresh Hop Ale Festival is a non-profit organization whose goal is to present one of the country’s top 10 beer festivals, celebrate the Yakima Valley’s hops, and support Yakima county based arts and science organizations.