9th annual North American Organic Brewers Festival Announces Beer List
Eco-conscience beer festival will serve up nearly 60 organic beers and ciders

PORTLAND, ORE – The North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF) has released the beer lineup for its 9th annual event, taking place June 27-30 at Overlook Park in North Portland. The festival will serve nearly 60 organic beers and ciders from 39 breweries. Event hours are Noon to 9pm Thursday through Saturday and Noon to 5pm Sunday.

Admission into the event is free. The purchase of a $6 reusable, compostable cornstarch cup is required for tasting beer, as are tokens, which sell for $1 apiece. A full cup of beer or cider costs four tokens and a four-ounce taste costs one token; select beers cost double tokens. Patrons receive a $1 discount toward the tasting glass with a validated Tri-Met ticket, a ticket from the Hopworks Bike Corral or three cans of food for the Oregon Food Bank (limit one discount per person).

Participating brewers at this year’s event include:
Alameda Brewing Co, Portland, OR: Yellow Wolves of Thailand (Imperial IPA)
Ambacht Brewing, Hillsboro, OR: Ambacht Dark Farmhouse (Belgian Specialty) AND Ambacht G++ Ale (Belgian Strong Golden)
Bison Brewing, Berkeley, CA: Honey Basil Ale (Herbed/ Spiced Beer) AND Hop Cuvee (American Strong Pale Ale)
Brunehaut Brewery, Brunehaut, Belgium: Brunehaut Belgian Amber (Gluten Free) AND Brunehaut Belgian Blonde (Gluten Free)
Captured by Porches Brewing Co, Saint Helens, OR: Invasive Species IPA, AND Bavarian Style Hefeweizen
Coalition Brewing, Portland, OR: Bump's Organic Bitter (ESB)
Eel River Brewing, Fortuna, CA,: Acai Berry Wheat (Fruit Infused American Wheat) AND Emerald Triangle IPA
Elliott Bay Brewing Co, Burien, WA: Organic Coffee Stout (Coffee Infused Oatmeal Stout) AND Organic Demolition Ale (Strong Pale Ale)
Falling Sky Brewing, Eugene, OR: TBD AND TBD
Fish Brewing Company, Olympia, WA: Fish Tale Organic Amber Ale AND Fish Tale Organic IPA
Fort George Brewery, Astoria, OR: Forbidden Wonder Fruit Ale AND Spruce Budd Pale Ale
FOTM Brewing Company, Portland, OR: Shocks of Sheba IPA
Gilgamesh Brewing, Salem, OR: TBD
Golden Valley Brewery, McMinnville, OR: TBD AND TBD
Hopworks Urban Brewery, Portland, OR: Evelyn Sunshine Imperial IPA,
Laht Neppur Brewing Co, Waitsburg, WA: Strawberry Cream Ale (Pale Ale) AND Backseat Blonde
Laurelwood Brewing Co, Portland, OR: Free Range Red (NW Red Ale)
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, Hood River, OR: Aberrant Golden Ale (Belgian Influenced Golden Ale) AND Oak Aged Bretta (Saison)
Lompoc Brewing, Portland, OR: Santiam Pale Ale
McMenamins Concordia, Portland, OR: Sommerziet Kölsch
McMenamins Crystal, Portland, OR: Omega Moo Cream Ale
McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale, OR: Going Back to Cali Common (California Common)
McMenamins Old Church, Wilsonville, OR: Spring Fling India Session Ale
Neumarkter Lammsbräu, Germany: Lammsbräu Dunkel and Lammsbräu Pilsner
Oakshire Brewing, Eugene, OR: Save the Farmhouse Ale (Belgian Farmhouse Ale)
Old Town Brewing, Portland, OR: "I'd like to buy the world a Kölsch”
Pints Brewing Co, Portland, OR: TBD
Reverend Nat's Hard Cider, Portland, OR: Overlook Organic Heirloom Hard Cider
Rock Bottom Brewery, Portland, OR: Reinheitsgebrah (Blonde Ale)
Silver Moon Brewing, Bend, OR: They Crystal Ship (American Hefeweizen) AND Nelson the Spacefish (American IPA)
Summit Brewing Co, St Paul, MN: 100% Organic Ale (Session IPA)
Two Kilts Brewing Co, Sherwood, OR: Highway to Helles (Helles Lager) AND BEET-nik (Organic Beet Ale)
Uinta Brewing Co, Salt Lake City, UT: Sum'r Organic Summer Ale (Golden) AND
Baba Organic Black Lager (Schwartzbier)
Uncommon Brewers, Santa Cruz, CA: Bacon Brown Ale (Nut Brown Ale) AND Siamese Twin Ale (Belgian-style Dubbel)
Upright Brewing, Portland, OR: Reggae Junkie Gruit (Hopless Herbal Beer)
Vertigo Brewing, Hillsboro, OR: Friar Mikes IPA
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks, Salem, OR: Anthem Hops (Dry-Hopped Session Cider) AND Anthem Cider (Semi-Dry Session Cider)
Widmer Bros Brewing Co, Portland, OR: TBD
Wildwood Brewing, Stevensville, MT: Bodacious Bock (Bavarian Mai Bock) AND Mystical Stout (Irish Dry Stout)

The event also features live local music, organic food, sustainability-oriented vendors and non-profits, a soda garden with complimentary Crater Lake Root Beer for minors and designated drivers, and a children's area with face painting and activities. The NAOBF is a family friendly event, and minors are welcome with parents.

For more information visit www.naobf.org.
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