Blog Tag: Bridgeport Brewing Company

Happy Hour Weekly Planner – N/NE Portland Edition

Although many folks tout the Northwest’s cold and wet winters as a reason we have such great beer and pub culture, I do not find myself excited to seek out a killer happy hour deal when I punch out and it is already pitch black by 4:30. Therefore, I have held back this post until the sun returned, the days got longer and the mercury routinely rose above 60. The stars have now aligned, so... Read More »

Fresh Hops are NOT the New Bacon

Fresh Hop French Press The Fresh Hops Workshop presented last Saturday night by Portland Beer Week at Saraveza's Bad Habit Room was an excellent opportunity to sample some outstanding fresh hop beers and to also experience fresh hops via other avenues. Like most craft beer drinkers in the Northwest, I love hoppy beers and look forward to fresh hop beers all year long. However, the workshop convinced me that, unlike bacon, hops do not make... Read More »

Fermented Photo Flashback: BridgePort Brewing

September 30, 2011
This is shot of the bottling line at BridgePort Brewing.   Now, please join us for self-pimping 101: If you're a fan of our weekly Fermented Photo feature, please come out and check out the Of Pints and Men show at Gigantic Gallery. Opening night is Thursday October 6th at 5:30pm. Along with three other artists, I will be featuring 20 of my favorite black and white beer photos, 10 framed and matted along with 10 prints.... Read More »

BridgePort Brewing OBF Events

OBF Block Party – July 30th, 3-8pm – BridgePort Brewpub in the Pearl It’s the second most wonderful time of the year! Brew Fest in Oregon! This year, BridgePort will be celebrating  in typical Oregon fashion – with beers, brews and bands. On July 30th, we’ll be closing down NW 13th Ave outside the brewpub for food and brews from BridgePort along with music from Kasey Anderson, Will West and the Strangetones. Free and open to the public, families are welcome and... Read More »

Bridgeport Brewing Company Presents First Annual Sound And Vision Fest

PORTLAND, Ore. – BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery, is proud to announce this year’s “Sound and Vision Fest” taking place at The Hollywood Theatre to benefit restoration projects at the 85 year-old Portland landmark. The festival was created to showcase new or existing collaborations between musicians and filmmakers, exploring how the moving image informs musical performance and vice versa. Each night of the festival will be curated by a different local artist and... Read More »

BridgePort Brewing Company Releases Summer Squeeze

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 3, 2011 – BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery, will release its newest summer seasonal, Summer Squeeze, in bottles on May 16th. Deemed as the perfect lawn-mower beer, Summer Squeeze will bring relief to hot summer evenings through its crisp citrus finish. The new brew has a pale ale base with a twist of lemongrass and the East Asian citrus fruit, yuzu and is currently on tap at the Ale... Read More »

Looking Ahead: Upcoming Portland Bottle Releases

Many things exist on paper before they are fully realized. With the exception of BridgePort's Nightcap (released on November 11th), the labels below represent planned releases from the breweries. No specific dates yet as the press releases have not hit the streets. BridgePort Brewing Nightcap Winter Ale Full Sail Brewing Bump in the Night Cascadian Dark Ale Full Sail Brewing Imperial Porter Widmer Brothers Galaxy Hopped Barleywine Ale Widmer Brothers Nelson Imperial IPA Widmer Brothers... Read More »

Fermented Photo: BridgePort Brewing's Hop Harvest

BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery releases its 2010 Hop Harvest beer September 16th at the Pearl district brewpub. This year’s Hop Harvest features fresh Centennial hops from third-generation, family-owned Goschie Farms in Silverton, Ore. When announced by Gayle Goschie, farm head of Goschie Farms, the crop was ripe for harvest, BridgePort’s Brewmaster, Jeff Edgerton, and family, drove to the farm with utility trailer in tow. Armed with burlap bags, the group took to... Read More »

Bridgeport Brewing Company Unviels Third Generation Stumptown Tart At May 6 Release Party

PORTLAND, Ore.  – BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery is releasing its third generation Stumptown Tart. The new brew is a Belgian Style Framboise infused with 2,000 pounds of Oregon Red Raspberries grown at Willamette Valley Fruit Company in Salem, Ore. This year’s Stumptown Tart varies from years past as it blends an aged oak barrel and a fresh Belgian Tripel. Stumptown Tart is touted as a brew that hits the drinker upfront with... Read More »

Beer Release: BridgePort's Highland Ambush Scotch Ale

So much beer, so little time. I know, I lead a rough life.  Living in Portland and writing about beer is a sweet gig--as long as you don't enjoy being paid for it.  But for each snide comment and bit of sarcasm that comes out of my mouth, everywhere I turn, there's beer, beer, beer: new releases, more events, budding breweries, more bloggers, and new friends in beer.   From startup breweries to those entering... Read More »

Fermented Photo: BridgePort's Hop Czar

BridgePort's Hop Czar. BridgePort is now releasing 6-pack versions of their Hop Czar Imperial IPA. This beer was originally released in July 2008 as one of the beers in the brewery's "Big Brew" series. Read More »

BridgePort's Raven Mad Imperial Porter Released

Each bottle of BridgePort's Raven Mad Imperial Porter comes with 3D glasses to view it's 3D label. BridgePort's newest seasonal release, Raven Mad Imperial Porter is part of it's Big Brew series, which also includes Old Knucklehead Barleywine, Hop Czar Imperial IPA, and Hop Harvest Ale. About 185 Barrels of Raven Mad were brewed, making up 1300 cases of bottles, and the rest was kegged. This beer will be available in bottles and on draft... Read More »

BridgePort Brewing Company Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer

BridgePort Brewing Company PORTLAND, Ore. – October 1, 2008 – Bridgeport Brewing Company is teaming up with the Komen Race for the Cure of Oregon, SW Washington and Puget Sound® with ‘Case for the Cure.’ Throughout October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - BridgePort Brewing Company’s ‘Case for the Cure’ program will donate one dollar for each case of BridgePort Brewing product sold at participating retailers to Komen for the Cure of Oregon, SW... Read More »

Photos: Behind the Scenes at BridgePort Brewing Company

Continuing the series of Portland brewery photography, we visit BridgePort Brewing Company. Thanks to Assistant Brewmaster Jeff Edgerton for the private tour! Check out the rest of the photos here. Read More »

Bridgeport's Hop Czar Imperial IPA Preview

Bridgeport's Imperial IPA: Hop Czar. Available in 22oz bottles next week. Bridgeport's Assistant Brewmaster Jeff Edgerton gave the media a preview of their new release for their Big Brews series today. The Big Brews program started last October with their Hop Harvest Ale and continued on with Old Knucklehead and Stumptown Tart--all 22oz limited release bottles. Continuing this journey, Bridgeport has taken their flagship IPA, stuck a bike pump to the bottle, and had the... Read More »

Bridgeport Brewing Company WinsTwo Medals at 2008 World Beer Cup

Bridgeport Brewing Co. PORTLAND, Ore. – April 22, 2008 – BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon's oldest craft brewery, recently claimed a gold and silver medal in the Brewers Association (BA) World Beer Cup 2008, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers being produced in the world today.Gold, silver and bronze medals in the competition's 91 beer-style categories were awarded April 19, 2008 during the World Beer... Read More »

Bridgeport Brewing Company Unveils its First Fruit Ale -- Stumptown Tart

Bridgeport Brewing Company 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 24thPORTLAND, 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... Read More »