PDX August Release party at The BeerMongers

PDX August Release party at The BeerMongers

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For our Blender’s Circle members in Portland, we’ll hosting a satellite release at The BeerMongers beer bar and bottle shop August 29th from 5pm - 8pm. You’ll get the chance to taste through the new beers and pick up your bottle allotment for this quarter.

New Beers Include:

  • Terroir: Pinot Noir Blanc – Continuing our series of wine grape-matured farmhouse ales, this honey-colored beer underwent a second fermentation on fresh pressed Pinot Noir juice from Benton Lane winery. This subtly nuanced beer/wine hybrid expresses rich berry notes with hints of pear, lemon, and baked apples.

  • Terroir: Cabernet Sauvignon – Continuing our series of wine grape-matured farmhouse ales, this deep garnet-colored beer underwent a second fermentation on 2018 Cabernet grapes from the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Rich, jammy, wine grape flavors are balanced by firm tannins from the grape skin ferment and the French oak barrels in this luscious beer/wine hybrid.

  • Cucumber Tom & Tonic – Inspired by a classic G&T garnished with cucumber slices, this beer started as our golden sour base and was aged in Old Tom Gin barrels from Ransom Spirits imparting elements of spicy and earthy gin botanicals. Finished on Oregon grown cucumbers, the resulting beer is complex, refreshing, and perfect for a warm summer evening!

  • Ginger Snap – Spicy ginger, warm cinnamon, and smooth vanilla beans make up Grandma’s favorite cookies, and also our newest sour beer. After aging our Flanders Red inspired sour base in neutral oak barrels for nearly 18 months, we added ginger snap spices to our final blend, resulting in a beer that is unique and complex, yet somehow so familiar.

  • The BeerMonger’s Biscotti — A blend of rich imperial stouts matured in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels and finished on orange peel, cocoa nibs, coffee, Jacobsen sea salt and hazelnuts. Crafted in celebration of 10 successful years of mongering at The BeerMongers and as a nod towards the next 10! Cheers!

    Not in our membership and still want to try the new releases? No worries! This will be your only chance to try all five on draft in Portland, don’t miss out! We’ll be hanging out so at the very least come say hi while we spend some time with all our Portland friends!

Sounds of Summer: The Muddy Souls

Sounds of Summer: The Muddy Souls

Live music on the patio every Sunday 3:00 to 6:00 pm!

The Muddy Souls were born in the desert and raised in a lion's den. They took their time traveling a long and winding road to their current home in Eugene, OR. Their concerts are an acoustic blend of folk, bluegrass, country, and chaos sure to get you stompin' your feet and grinnin' your teeth.

Sounds of Summer: Alder Street Band

Sounds of Summer: Alder Street Band

Live music on the patio every Sunday fro m3:00 to 6:00 pm!

Alder Street is boot-stompin’, gritty, and bourbon flavored. The band draws its inspiration from a variety of sources, evinced by original tunes that break the mold of traditional bluegrass, and reprises ranging from Iron Maiden to Bill Monroe.

The band first formed for a benefit show from a hodgepodge of musicians living in Eugene’s infamous Campbell Club Cooperative on Alder Street.Over the years Alder Street blossomed in Eugene's infamous local music scene.

Alder Street's latest album, Americannibal, was relased in May 2014 at Seattle Folklife. It has been described as "a tight, polished study on the frontiers of contemporary bluegrass" - Eugene Weekly

Alder Street's line-up consists of Chris Kelley (banjo), Jesse Lawton (mandolin), Aaron Nelson, (bass), Ian Royer (guitar), Emily West (drums) and Jake Beckwith (fiddle).

Sounds of Summer: Brothers in Law

Sounds of Summer: Brothers in Law

Live music on the patio every Sunday fro 3:00 to 6:00pm!

Brothers in Law is an Americana/country band out of Springfield, Oregon. They perform original music along with some obscure gems by the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Gram Parsons and Merle Haggard. Their songs and style come from the raw grit of old time folk and country combined with stories of human struggle and the wide open American west.

Band members include Greg Oldson (guitar and vocals), Justin Boe (lap steel, banjo, dobro) and Corwin Bolt (upright bass and vocals). As restless, always searching musicians, the band members also perform in other local bands including: Meadow Rue, Holler and the Hive, and Corwin Bolt and the Wingnuts.

Sounds of Summer: Tug and the Heart Strings

Sounds of Summer: Tug and the Heart Strings

Live music on the patio every Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00pm!

Tug and the Heart Strings are a group of musicians from Oregon, with diverse musical backgrounds, who come together to play Gypsy Jazz and Flamenco.