Widmer Brothers Gasthaus Pub 955 N Russell Street Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. – July 26, 2011 – Widmer Brother Brewing’s Beer Bar Brunch will celebrate Oregon Craft Beer Month and Oregon Brewers Festival weekend with a special event featuring a buffet paired with handcrafted beers and a beer blending bar. The brunch will take place Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Widmer Brothers Brewing.

WHAT: The 24th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival is one of the nation's longest running and best loved craft beer festivals and every July, Craft Brewers in Oregon celebrate Oregon Craft Beer month which coincides with the ultimate festival for beer lovers. This Saturday, Widmer Brothers will host a special event to pay tribute to both! The Beer Bar Brunch will include handcrafted Widmer Brothers seasonal and specialty brews, a beer blending bar in which attendees can create their own unique beer blends, and a special brunch menu created by Executive Chef Adam Stevens of the Gasthaus Pub. The menu includes Yakima asparagus and goat cheese strata, smoked bratwurst with caramelized onions and apples and Widmer ale braised sauerkraut, Drop Top amber ale coffee cake, and more.

WHEN: Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: Widmer Brothers Brewing is located in North Portland on N. Russell Street between N. Interstate and Mississippi Ave. at 929 N. Russell.

COST: Tickets for Widmer Brothers Beer Bar Brunch are $20. All food and beverages are included with ticket purchase. A complimentary pint glass and a MAX ticket for transportation to Oregon Brewers Fest are also included with advanced ticket purchases. Tickets can be purchased in advance through Brown Paper Tickets at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/185422. If available, a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase day for $25.