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Pucker Up for the Debut of the Next 22-Ounce Big Brew, an Oregon Marion Berry Belgian Style Infused Ale, at the Stumptown Tart Release Party April 24th

PORTLAND, Ore. – April 7, 2008 – BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery, is unveiling its next limited-edition 22-ounce Big Brew Stumptown Tart, a Belgian Style Ale infused with Oregon Marion Berries. BridgePort's Stumptown Tart, at 8.3-percent ABV (alcohol by volume) is more than just a pretty face. She's a stong beer with a pink hue and packs a refreshing tart finish!

BridgePort will host a Stumptown Tart release party Thursday, April 24 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the BridgePort brewpub + bakery in the Pearl at 1313 NW Marshall St. Free and open to the public, attendees can be among the first to try free samples of the new brew while supplies last and purchase the limited-edition 22-ounce bottles of Stumptown Tart. Guests will also be given the opportunity to have their bottles signed by the featured bottle model on the label who will be guest appearing at the event.

About BridgePort's Stumptown Tart Belgian Style Ale

At 8.3 percent ABV, Stumptown Tart is a lightly hopped ale that is blended then aged in French Oak Pinot Noir Barrels. This Marion Berry Infused Belgian Style Ale created and brewed from Northwest Cascade Hops, is a perfect indication that summer has arrived in the Pacific Northwest. With 1,800 cases being brewed, BridgePort's Stumptown Tart Ale will be sold at BridgePort brewpub + bakery, BridgePort Ale House and at select retail grocery stores throughout Oregon and Washington.

BridgePort's Stumptown Tart Stats:

IBU's: 8
ABV: 8.3%
Color: Pink/Purple
Ingredients: Northwest Pale Barley Malt, Northwest Cascade Hops and Oregon Marion Berries
Description: Belgian Style Ale infused with Oregon Marion Berries. This strong pale ale is blended with berries so it has a tart, sour finish.

About BridgePort Brewing Company

As Oregon's oldest craft brewery, BridgePort is celebrating its 24th anniversary this year. The brewery has reached this milestone by evolving from a microbrewery to a regional leader in the craft brewing market, while remaining faithful to its commitment to producing high-quality, innovative craft ales. The BridgePort family of ales includes IPA, ESB, Black Strap Stout, Ropewalk Amber Ale, Blue Heron Pale Ale, Old Knucklehead and seasonal beers, Beertown Brown, Haymaker Extra Pale Ale and Ebenezer Ale. BridgePort Brewery is located at 1313 N.W. Marshall St. For more information, call 503-241-7179 or visit