Belgian Inspired Beer Tour:
PORTLAND, Ore. (October 12, 2012) ⎯ Belgian has inspired brewers and beer drinkers, creating a following for their distinctive brews. BREWVANA Brewery Tours has taken that inspiration and created a tour for die hard Belgian beer lovers and Belgian beer novices alike. The tour will take place Saturday, October 20th from 12:00 – 5:30 pm, visiting pFriem Family Brewing, Bazi Bierbrasserie and North 45 Pub.
The tour will begin with a ride to Hood River to visit pFriem Family Brewing, the new Belgian-inspired brewery that has been rated “best new brewery” by Sip Northwest Magazine. After beer sampling and appetizers the tour returns to Portland to visit two Belgian beer bars, Bazi Bierbrasserie and North 45 Pub. Both stops will be sampling an assortment of locally made Belgian beers as well as those from abroad served along with additional appetizers.
Tickets for BREWVANA’s Belgian Inspired Beer Tour are $89/person and include transportation, all food and beer, pretzel necklace, tasting journal and Pilsner glass. Seating is limited and reservations must be made in advance. To register, please call BREWVANA at 503-729-6804 or visit www.experiencebrewvana.com/tours.
About pFriem Family Brewers
pFriem Family Brewers is a Northwest & Belgian inspired 15-barrel brewery and tasting room located on the beautiful waterfront of the Columbia River in Hood River, Ore. pFriem artisanal beers are symphonies of flavor and balance, influenced by the great brewers of Belgium, but unmistakably true to our homegrown roots in the Pacific Northwest. Although they are served humbly, each glass is overflowing with pride and a relentless aspiration to brew the best beer in the world. We’ll let you decide.
About Bazi Bierbrasserie
Bazi Bierbrasserie is located in the heart of Hawthorne, just south on SE 32nd Ave. A full service bar, Bazi brings centuries of brewing expertise under one roof by pouring domestic and imported Belgian craft beers. Wine and a premium liquor selection compliment many along with signature cocktails. The food menu blends a heritage influenced by the French, Dutch and German.
About North 45 Pub
North 45 Pub is the culmination of an idea two travel mates had while backpacking through South America together in 2005. Located amongst the profusion of artsy boutiques, shops and cafes in Northwest Portland, North 45 is the hot spot to meet your neighbor or people watch with your friends while enjoying a drink from a selection of over 100 whiskeys or the extensive Belgian beer menu and a plate of mussels, the house specialty.
Beer And Pumpkins Tour:
PORTLAND, Ore. (October 12, 2012) ⎯ BREWVANA Brewery Tours is getting in the spirit of the season, offering adults a chance to combine the childhood fun of selecting the perfect Halloween pumpkin with one of the most delicious benefits of being an adult, beer. The tour visits Kruger’s Farm Market and the Captured by Porches beer bus on Sauvie Island, taking place Sunday, October 21st 12:00 – 2:30 p.m.
The tour starts at Kruger’s Farm Market for BYOP – buy your own pumpkin – picking. The farm has pumpkins of all sizes and shapes offering just the right pumpkin for every taste. Once the pumpkins have been selected beer tasting commences at the Captured by Porches beer bus. Captured by Porches started as an eclectic homebrew club and has grown to include three beer buses. Their Invasive Species IPA is available year round a selection of seasonal brews including Emma and Punctured by Corpses Undead Porter.
Tickets for BREWVANA’s Beer & Pumpkins Tour are $25/person and include transportation, beer at the Captured by Porches beer bus, pretzel necklace and Pilsner glass. Seating is limited and reservations must be made in advance. To register, please call BREWVANA at 503-729-6804 or visit www.experiencebrewvana.com/tours.
Committed to embracing the history and culture of the craft brewing industry in Oregon, BREWVANA is the Ultimate Craft Beer Tour Experience. Transportation is provided on a 14-passenger bus equipped with cup holders, a beer-inspired mural and the Beeriodic Table for reference. Weekly tours are offered Friday thru Sunday. In addition, BREWVANA offers Seasonal Tours, Connoisseur Tours (led by a professional brewer) and private, Build Your Own Tours. For additional information on BREWVANA Brewery Tours, please visit us at: http://www.experiencebrewvana.com/.