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2011 Portland International Beerfest
Saturday - July 16, 2011
@ 12:00PM / ends @ 10:00PM
Beer Festival @
Pearl District - North Park Blocks (between NW Davis And Everett)
***Notes from the 2010 event. Updates to follow as the 2011 event nears***
A BEER LOVER'S PARADISE:
Portland International Beerfest (PIB) is a summertime specialty beer festival. Each year we search the world over to bring you more than 150 hard-to-find rare & exotic beers from breweries near & far. These include some of the most highly-rated beers in the world, and many are nearly impossible to get.
Such beers often hail from places you might not expect, like Denmark, Japan, Norway, and Italy. You will also find the best from Belgium, Germany, and of course the United States. The point is to expect the unexpected and try something different...about 130 times in a single weekend if you're really good at it.
DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE GEEK:
PIB geeky? Yes. But light or dark, hoppy or malty, 5% or 15%...no matter what kind of beer you like, chances are we will have some of the very finest of your favorite style even if you're not a beer geek (though it is our secret mission to make you one).
PIB is held in a city park with big trees and green grass, located in the heart of the Pearl District North Park Blocks, downtown Portland. Entrance is at NW Davis & NW 8th Ave.
Bring your dog, and your walking shoes. At PIB you can wander anywhere in the entire event with beer in hand, and it's all pet-friendly. Grab an umbrella table, hang out under a shady tree, or bring a blanket and just lounge on the sun-filled grass and listen to great music play all weekend. Hungry? Check out the delicious BBQ pit, gourmet cheese vendor, and other great stuff to eat. We even offer free games such as darts, chess, checkers, and backgammon. Grab a babysitter though. It's 21 & over only.
Dates and Times
Friday / July 15 / 4pm-10pm
Saturday / July 16 / 12pm-10pm
Sunday / July 17 / 12pm-7pm
$25 AT GATE
$20 ADVANCE PURCHASE
- Entry includes PIB glass & 10 beer tickets
- More tickets available for $1 each
- All beers are 4oz. servings
- Beers cost 1 to 6 tickets, depending on how much it costs us.
- Prices are NOT based on rarity.
- There are dozens of 1 ticket beers. Usually over 50.
- $5 for non-drinkers (includes free N/A bevs).
SKIP THE LINES & DRINK LIKE A ROCK STAR!
PIB now offers the VIP EXPRESS PASS
Available only by advance purchase Online.
Just $35 and you get:
- 30 beer tickets (our best deal)
- Early entry w/ "behind the scenes" beer drinking
- No waiting in line to get in...ever.
- VERY limited availability
Each beer costs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 tickets depending on "swank factor"
(must have glass & wristband. NO exceptions)
Learn more @ the
official event website »
BeerAdvocates + 5 Maybes (so far)
Note: adding yourself to the attending list does not count as RSVPing with the venue.