Win Tickets ($80): 2014 Portland Fruit Beer Festival @ Burnside Brewing | All Ages, 50+ Beers & Ciders, Food, Homebrew Competition

We are giving away a pair of tickets to 2014 Portland Fruit Beer Festival @ Burnside Brewing on June 7-8. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, June 6.

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From our sponsors:
2014 Fruit Beer Fest2014 Portland Fruit Beer Festival
June 7-8, 2014
Friday June 6th 4pm-9pm VIP Session
Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
All Ages | Tickets: fruitbeerfest.com

Burnside Brewing Parking Lot
7th & E. Burnside on the North side of the street. Taking place between Burnside & Couch streets on 7th and in the parking lot of Burnside Brewing Co. at 701 E. Burnside Portland, OR 97214

On Friday June 6th the Portland Fruit Beer Festival returns for it’s 4th year and largest selection of diverse and exotic fruit beer and ciders yet. With new beers and ciders brewed exclusively for this years festival the PFBF is excited to unveil the main festival beer list today with an additional 25+ rare kegs and firkins still TBA to the four rotating taps. Tickets are now on sale at FruitBeerFest.com and at Burnside Brewing for a newly added Friday evening VIP session (limited to only 300 tickets) and the regular General Admission tickets for Saturday and Sunday.

Pre-Fest Homebrewers Pig Roast Dinner
Returning this year is the Pre-Fest Pig Roast Dinner at the East Burn on Wednesday June 4th featuring beers from our annual Homebrew Competition and Pro Brewers with sneak previews of their Fruit Beer Fest entries. $50 for a seat gets you a full meal and all you can drink preview of the Fruit Beers. Tickets now on sale here http://www.showclix.com/event/Pigroast

Food Vendors
As every year the Fruit Beer Fest has selected some of the top local food trucks to provide serious grub to hungry patrons. Tommy Habetz acclaimed Bunk Sandwiches food truck will be on site Saturday and Sunday as will fresh rustic handmade grilled pies from Pulehu Pizza. The Burnside Brewing Brewpub will also be open with their usual top notch full menu available.

Volunteer!
The PFBF is still looking for OLCC certified volunteer pourers for this years fest. Shifts are available on each of the 3 days and volunteers get free tickets, glasses and hats. To volunteer email hollyemerywalen@gmail.com

Homebrew Competition
Our annual homebrew competition is still accepting entries until May 28th. Contest details are now posted here: http://www.fruitbeerfest.com/?page_id=604

Final Main Festival Beer List

10 Barrel Brewing – Bend, OR
Cherry Sour Brown
Beer Style: Sour Brown Ale aged on tart cherries
IBUS: 16 BUs
ABV: 6% ABV
Description: We brewed this malty brown ale, soured it and aged it on tart cherries for the perfect mix of sour, malty, refreshing and just plain strange. Unlike anything we’ve ever done before…

Alameda Brewing – Portland, OR
Mayme B
Belgian Dark Golden
6.6% ABV
45 IBU’s
Description: The Mayme B is a Belgian Dark Golden bier brewed with Mamey fruit(Pouteria sapota). This tropical fruit native to the Caribbean and Central America has a flavor which could be described as a mix of sweet potato and pumpkin topped off with maraschino cherry and a almond twist. The mamey was added post boil in the kettle and also post fermentation lending this beer a lovely almond/vanilla character. Subtle hops meld with a simple malt bill of Belgian Pilsner malt, Special B, and the clean Belgian yeast to create an interesting and nuanced brew. Enjoy.

Barley Browns – Baker City, OR
India Purple Ale
Style: IPA
ABV: 7.2%
IBU: 55
Description: American Style IPA brewed with experimental hops and Concorde Grape Juice.

Breakside Brewery – Milwaukie, OR
Passionfruit Sour Ale
Style: American Sour Ale
ABV: 4.5
IBU: 4
Description: Award-winning sour beer conditioned with passionfruit!

Burnside Brewing – Portland, OR
Nero’s Fiddle
Style: Graff
ABV: 7.0%
IBU: ?
Description: Burnside Brewing and EZ Orchards Cidre came together to create this Belgian-style graff. A blend of late harvest Roman Beauty, Pink Lady, and Granny Smith apples was whirlpooled into the kettle at flame-off. The wort/juice blend was then fermented with a Belgian yeast to create aromas of apple, pear, vanilla, and rose. The proprietary blend of apples drive the flavor profile of this tart and dry summertime hybrid. Play the fiddle.

The Commons Brewery – Portland, OR
Citrus Royale
Style: American Sour
ABV: 5.8% ABV
IBU: 11
Description: A sour spelt based beer with Navel Orange, Murcott Mandarin, Meyer Lemon peel and orange and lime juice.

Deschutes Brewery – Portland, OR
Peach Slap
Style: Sour Ale with Peaches
ABV: 3.2%
IBU: 22
Description: Peach Slap is a crisp, tart Belgian ale with a generous helping of peach puree. The base beer is light but well-rounded thanks to a portion of unmalted wheat, and gains complexity from the addition of juniper berries and pink peppercorn.

Ecliptic Brewing – Portland, OR
Lacerta Frambuesa
Style: Belgian Framboise
ABV: 6.5
IBU: 20
Description: Lacerta is the lizard constellation. We’re sure the Aztecs had to deal with them in their caves. This frambuesa is made in the Aztec style. The base beer is a light ale and it was infused with Cocoa Nibs in the mash. Hopped gently to let the malt flavors shine through. Once fermentation was going strong pounds of Raspberries were added to the fermenter. Lacerta has a nice belgian yeast spiciness that blends well with the fruit. The Cocoa nibs add a layer of flavor to the malt profile

Elysian Brewing – Seattle, WA
D’Mango Unchained
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 6%
IBU: 32
Description: The D is silent. We think its light bitterness and mango fruitiness give it just the right splatter to hasten spring amid all this rain. A simple, almost antebellum malt bill of pale, Munich and honey malts, bittered with Centennial and finished with Citra and Mosaic. Four pounds per barrel of puréed mango added to the fermenter make it just the thing to order up for two weary travelers.

Falling Sky Brewing – Eugene, OR
Marionberry Smoked Ale
Style: Fruit and Smoke Beer
ABV: 5.4
IBU: 17
Description: Looking for a summer pink drink? Need a beer for the afternoon BBQ? Don’t catch your hair on fire with this unique offering combining two of our favorites summer brews. Painstakingly home-smoked malt by our brewers using Peach wood and Oregon Grown Marionberries provide subtle sweet smoke character and a refreshing tartness.
Malts: Weyermann Pale, MFB Munich, Weyermann CaraFoam and Peach wood Smoked Malt. Hops: Mosaic. Extras: Over 100lbs of sustainably harvested Oregon Grown Marionberries (Stahlbush Island Farms)

Flat Tail Brewing – Corvallis, OR
Brettberry Wit
Style:American Wit aged on blueberries w/Brett B
ABV:6%
IBU:0
Description: Our white tail wit, aged and fermented with Oregon blueberry purée’ and Brett B.

Fort George Brewery – Astoria, OR
Pi Beer
Style: Fruit Wheat Beer
ABV: 5%
IBU: 3.141592653358979323846264338372950288419716939937510
Description: A 40% Wheat beer with a secondary fermentation on strawberries and rhubarb. It is light, tart, fruity, pink and very drinkable. We love making beers that are drinkable.

Gigantic Brewing – Portland, OR
Boysen The Hood
Style: Golden Tart Boysen Belgian
ABV: 6.4
IBU: 19
Description: The latest from “The World’s Most Crafty Brewery”: A tart Belgian-Style Boysenberry Golden, soured in the kettle and hand crafted using only the finest world class pilsner, crystal and wheat malts, locally grown Mt Hood and Crystal hops. Taste the Awesome!

Hopworks Urban Brewery – Portland, OR
Organic Fruit Cocktail
Style: Belgian Fruit Beer
ABV:5.9%
IBU:4
Description: Take a fermented step back in time and grab a pint of Fruit Cocktail. Featuring organic juice from the five fruits that make up the USDA definition for fruit cocktail, specifically 40% Peaches, 35% Pears, 10% Pineapple, 10% Grapes, 5% Cherries. This fruity golden ale is dry, effervescent and the perfect excuse to cut class with your friends.

Laurelwood Brewing – Portland, OR
Aren’t You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?
Style: Citrus Wheat Ale
ABV: 4.4
IBU:14
Description: A tart old world wheat with mixed citrus (Various including Orange, Lemon, Lime, grapefruit and whatever else we can scare up) zest and juice. 100+ International Citrus Units
Lompoc Brewing – Portland, OR

Pear’n Kramer
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 5%
Description: A golden ale fermented in stainless steel with pears that were handpicked in Salem, OR by the brewers and bartenders of Lompoc in August 2013. This beer sat on those pears for 5 months before being transferred to another tank for conditioning where it was inoculated with a touch of gueuze. Pear aroma with a slight barnyard like character.

Oakshire Brewing – Eugene, OR
Oude Bes: Strawberry Balsalmic
Style: Flanders Red
OG: 12.7
ABV 6.2
IBU: 12
Description: Our brewers dug through the barrel room and uncovered several of our oldest Fladers Red-style beers aging in pinot noir wine barrels. A few had strawberry and plums added and were dosed with Brett and lacto. We then blended 5 of our favorite barrels and aged them for a month on Strawberry puree and added a balsalmic vinegar reduction for a slightly tart and acidic Flemish-style red ale with hints of strawberries, ripe fruit, and a mild lambic-like barnyard funk. Savor this unique summer fruit salad we’ve created!

Pelican Brewing – Pacific City, OR
Prunus
Style: Apricot Saison
ABV: 6.14%
IBU: 20
Description: Saison du Pelican aged with organic apricots.

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider – Portland, OR
Sweet Triple Hot ¡Tepache!
Style: Pineapple wine with peppers
ABV: 3.2
IBU: 0
Description: Partially fermented pineapples with three hot peppers: Habanero, Aji and Ghost (but not too hot)

Stone Brewing Co. – Escondido, CA
“The Tiger Cub” Saison aged in White Wine Barrels w/Sour Cherries
ABV: 7.8%
Description: After we made our initial blend of Tiger Cub, we held on to 8 of the White Wine Barrels from the original blend that had developed additional secondary fermentation flavors “funk”, and allowed them to age for a total of 14 months. One of the barrels developed naturally occurring sourness, and all developed funk from secondary fermentation in the barrel. Once blended together, the blend was tart, with some peach and apple flavors, and a little acetic acid. To further intensify the brew, we added sour cherries to the tank. The end result is puckery goodness, with funky, horsey Brettanomyces, citric acid and fruit sweetness from the cherries, some acetic roughness, and lactic peach flavors. An intense and complex sour that will age well.

Stormbreaker Brewing – Portland, OR
Name: TBD
Style:Belgian Pale Brewed and Minneola Tangelo and aged on 100lbs of Cherimoya
ABV: 5.78
IBU: 21.7
Description: Belgian Pale Brewed and Minneola Tangelo and aged on 100lbs of Cherimoya

2 Towns Ciderhouse – Corvallis, OR
Made Marion Cider
Style: Cider
ABV: 6%
Description: Ripe & Juicy, The Made Marion is made with fresh-pressed NW apples and Oregon-grown marionberries. “There’s gonna be a big to do in Nottingham”

Upright Brewing – Portland, OR
NecTørr
Style: Aquavit barrel aged rye saison
ABV: 8%
IBU: 25
Description: NecTørr is Upright’s rye based dark saison matured six months in Aquavit casks from House Spirits, where the beer sat on dried persimmons, mellowing the spiciness while accentuating the honey notes of the Scandinavian spirit. A bit of pomegranate is included to balance the natural fruit and oak tannins.

Widmer Brothers/5 Stones Artisan Brewery – Portland, OR
Up From San Antone
Style: Grapefruit White IPA
ABV: 6.6%
IBU: 55
Description (including fruit): Up from San Antone is a White IPA brewed with coriander and the zest and juice of 100+ pounds of fresh grapefruit. This limited release collaboration was brewed with 5 Stones, a small brewery in Cibolo Texas (near San Antonio) that specializes in brewing with fresh produce and non-traditional ingredients. Named after a line in the song “Amarillo by Morning,” the name is a nod to the location of our collaboration partner and the liberal use of Amarillo hops. Up from San Antone has a wonderfully hoppy and grapefruity aroma, and the flavor is crisp and refreshing. Citrusy and bright, this is an amazingly drinkable IPA with loads of character. Perfect for summer, whether you’re in Texas, Portland or anywhere in between!

Worthy Brewing – Bend, OR
Peachy Keen
Style: Cream Ale brewed with Peaches
ABV: 5.1%
IBU: 24
Description: A smooth and delicate ale brewed with milk sugar and peaches. Golden in color, this is a summery session ale.

About: The Portland Fruit Beer Festival is presented by Burnside Brewing, Oregon Fruit Products and Maletis Beverage with additional help from Yelp, Willamette Weekand Backdraught. The Fruit Beer Fest is the first festival in the world dedicated to fruit beers and still the largest. Each year the PFBF attracts beer and fruit fans from across the world and continues to expand to meet demand and the growing popularity of fruit beers.

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194 Responses to Win Tickets ($80): 2014 Portland Fruit Beer Festival @ Burnside Brewing | All Ages, 50+ Beers & Ciders, Food, Homebrew Competition

  1. jill truskolaski May 28, 2014 at 13:47 #

    would love to take my dad to this event… in town for the first time visiting me since I moved here 3 years ago from NY… want to show him how great Oregon is!!!!

  2. Stephen May 28, 2014 at 14:07 #

    Fruit Beer is here!

  3. John Thomas May 28, 2014 at 14:48 #

    Im willing to try new beers…sounds good to me!

  4. wallace May 28, 2014 at 14:57 #

    Fruit in beer? I cant believe this.

    X50? Impossible.

    I am not from Missouri but you would still have to show me.

    Cheers

  5. Mike May 28, 2014 at 15:04 #

    Big beer fanatic here. Come from the hop virtual of the world so this is a must for me. Can’t wait!

  6. Yume May 28, 2014 at 15:24 #

    Sounds DELICIOUS!

  7. Sian May 28, 2014 at 15:34 #

    I think I could be converted! I’m an IPA junky but these beers sounds so good, I’d love to try them all!

  8. Jessica May 28, 2014 at 15:49 #

    Me, please!!

  9. Laura May 28, 2014 at 16:23 #

    I’ve lived in Portland for 6 years, but still haven’t been to a Beer Festival! Seems like the Fruit Beer Fest would be the perfect place to start :)

  10. Tina Kohler May 28, 2014 at 17:01 #

    We could put these tickets to good use this year :)

  11. Ryan May 28, 2014 at 18:07 #

    Let’s get fruity!

  12. Jessica May 28, 2014 at 18:08 #

    Boyfriend likes beer, girlfriend likes cider. Win win.

  13. Christine May 28, 2014 at 20:24 #

    I’d love to go!

  14. Linda May 28, 2014 at 21:26 #

    I would love to go. I have wanted to go for the last two years but have not been able to.

  15. Morgan May 28, 2014 at 22:18 #

    I love the summer, fruity beers! I have attended many beer festivals but the fruit beers are my favorite. My father is in town this weekend and I would love to show him what your amazing brews are all about. Can’t wait to enjoy all the flavors and fun!

  16. Nicole May 28, 2014 at 22:45 #

    I love cider and would love to try different ones that I haven’t found yet.

  17. Jared May 29, 2014 at 08:53 #

    This sounds spectacular can’t wait

  18. Kacy May 29, 2014 at 09:01 #

    mmmmmm…..fruit beer……drool

  19. Alyssa Carter May 29, 2014 at 09:06 #

    I went to this last year and had such a GREAT time, especially when all the naked bike riders rode past! I can’t wait to go again this year and would love to win free tickets! I LOVE sour beer. And cider. And fruit. And beer.

  20. Chris May 29, 2014 at 10:15 #

    Haven’t been to Burnside brewing yet – I’d like to check it out!

  21. Ivan May 29, 2014 at 10:17 #

    How much fruit beer can one person handle… I don’t know but willing to find out if I win free tickets.

  22. Joann May 29, 2014 at 11:49 #

    I’ve wanted to go for the last 2 years but could never afford the tickets! Also, the only thing I’ve ever won in my life was a bike helmet in middle school… that was cool and all, but this would be WAY COOLER!

  23. Anika May 29, 2014 at 12:03 #

    love, love, love me some fruit ales!

  24. Tim May 29, 2014 at 13:24 #

    Eastburn is a great place to try new beer. I have not been to the Fruitfest but it has to be good, right? Beer, outdoors, free tickets(?) and at least one friend (using other ticket). How can it not be a great time.

    Free tickets to go?

  25. Tim May 29, 2014 at 13:27 #

    I meant Burnside Brewing in that last post. . . oops!
    Their Oatmeal and their Sweet Heat are awesome.

  26. David Warnke May 29, 2014 at 13:59 #

    Burnside and Fruit the perfect start to Sumnmer

  27. kieran mcmanus May 29, 2014 at 14:21 #

    a perfect marriage…fruit and beer. thanks so much. would love to go!

  28. JP May 29, 2014 at 14:41 #

    Ohhhhhh Boy! I can’t wait to get some Dickin’s Cider…!!

  29. Kate May 29, 2014 at 15:23 #

    Would be a fun day date! Enjoy some Portland beer, cider & delicious food! :-)

  30. Kimi May 29, 2014 at 15:29 #

    I love cider!

  31. Ashley May 29, 2014 at 15:36 #

    I want to win these tickets! I love sours and trying unique beers, I’d love to go!

  32. SF May 29, 2014 at 15:39 #

    I’ll be in Portland for the first time ever that weekend! And i’m coming just for this festival…so if I don’t win you might have to see me sadly watching from accross the street…PS – did I mention I’m coming from Utah where i dont think they have real beer festivals?

  33. Matt May 29, 2014 at 15:40 #

    What a unique experience this would be! Trying so many different types of beers and flavors sounds amazing!!

  34. Bob May 29, 2014 at 15:41 #

    I’ll take a hangover over scurvy any day of the week!!

  35. Judd May 29, 2014 at 15:43 #

    I have no money! I like beer! I am new in town! I have a friend coming from Louisville!

  36. Penny May 29, 2014 at 15:44 #

    Great beers and ciders; what a great way to spend a day! Thanks PDX Pipeline!!

  37. Lori May 29, 2014 at 15:44 #

    Love cider and would like to try fruit beer for the first time. And have never been to this festival. Sounds like fun!

  38. Danielle Forster May 29, 2014 at 15:44 #

    I love fruit beers! No one would appreciate this more than me!

  39. Bonnie B May 29, 2014 at 15:46 #

    FRUIT BEER!!! NOMS.

  40. Jeffrey Trull May 29, 2014 at 15:47 #

    I went last year and had a blast!

  41. Lori Gustin May 29, 2014 at 15:49 #

    This sounds like a great way to start the summer season!

  42. Linda May 29, 2014 at 15:50 #

    I am just now getting into beer, after years of being a wine drinker. I think this is something I’d really enjoy. Would love to try some new things that I probably wouldn’t otherwise. Sounds like fun!

  43. Domitille May 29, 2014 at 16:02 #

    LOVE fruit beers. This falls on my birthday weekend, would be a lovely way to celebrate with my boyfriend! I just moved here but only hear amazing things of Portland’s beer culture. Thank you for the opportunity pdxpipeline! ~crossing my fingers

  44. Tammie May 29, 2014 at 16:03 #

    Burnside is my, my daughters and my grand daughters favorite place to go and have tall, cool, refreshing glass of sweet heat. (Grand daughter is only 6 no beer for her yet)

  45. christa May 29, 2014 at 16:04 #

    This is awesome! one of the many reasons to love PDX!

  46. Stacy May 29, 2014 at 16:05 #

    Never been to this festival. Would love to try all the different flavors of ciders…yum yum

  47. Tina H May 29, 2014 at 16:12 #

    Because this is the BEST beer festival in Portland!!!!!

  48. Gio May 29, 2014 at 16:14 #

    Would absolutely love the chance to go to this!

  49. Stephanie May 29, 2014 at 16:16 #

    The only way to consume fruit!

  50. Marissa May 29, 2014 at 16:25 #

    My sister will be in town visiting and she needs to experience a Portland beer fest!

  51. Gaby May 29, 2014 at 16:28 #

    Yum. Sounds awesome! Love to go

  52. Renata May 29, 2014 at 16:29 #

    Big fan of Burnside Brewery and of this event that they host. Great location and great beer! Would love to attend.

  53. Jon Q May 29, 2014 at 16:31 #

    we love fruity beer, especially sours! this would be awesome to attend.

  54. Jason Inscho May 29, 2014 at 16:35 #

    I have always had to work during the past fruit beer festivals and this time I have a free schedule. I would love to experience some of the greatest fruit beers our great state has to offer.

  55. star passmore May 29, 2014 at 16:46 #

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win this! I am a new PDX resident and have not been able to experience a beer fest in the city yet. And I love fruit beers and cider! This would be a great way to kick off my summer and break from school.

  56. Roddy May 29, 2014 at 16:51 #

    My favorite festival!

  57. William Stewart May 29, 2014 at 16:51 #

    Yes, please!

  58. Paige May 29, 2014 at 17:15 #

    I would like to experience my first beer festival since moving the best city in the country. Oregon beers are the best and now it’s time to try something new for a change!

  59. Tina May 29, 2014 at 17:37 #

    Sounds like a fun way to spend my first weekend living in my new Portland apartment!

  60. jessica May 29, 2014 at 17:53 #

    Because I’m a big fruit, and I love PDX pipeline!

  61. Ryan May 29, 2014 at 17:58 #

    because I want to try the citrus royale

  62. Diana May 29, 2014 at 18:02 #

    I’m dying to go to this event!!! Love beer!!! Love festivals!!! Love fruit!!! I want to go!!! Beer festival, here I come!!!

  63. Laurel May 29, 2014 at 18:06 #

    Sounds like a blast!

  64. April May 29, 2014 at 18:08 #

    I usually volunteer at this kinds of events but would love to be a full-fledged attendee!

  65. JJ May 29, 2014 at 18:14 #

    I tried fruit beers recently when I was in Europe. I really liked them and I’d love to go to an event like this.

  66. Joe May 29, 2014 at 18:18 #

    Fruit beers are mmmm good – sign me up!

  67. Rb. May 29, 2014 at 18:43 #

    Yum! Sounds like a great way to spend a summery weekend.

  68. Alanna May 29, 2014 at 18:50 #

    I haven’t been to this festival. Love to go!

  69. Alexandra May 29, 2014 at 19:09 #

    I like fruit. I like beer. I like fruit and beer. I want tickets.

  70. Anthony May 29, 2014 at 19:12 #

    Would love to combine my love of beer and love of vitamin C!

  71. Aaron May 29, 2014 at 19:30 #

    !Frambuesa!

  72. Sandra Dvergsdal May 29, 2014 at 19:51 #

    Volunteered year one of this festival. Great fun, but have been out of town the last two years. Great opportunity to have some of Barley Brown’s Purple. Great brewery in Eastern OR (Baker City) whose beer does not usually make it this far west. Love Barley’s. Would love to go to the festival.

  73. Stephanie Quok May 29, 2014 at 20:45 #

    I freaking love fruit beers! This is perfect and I would love to go!

  74. Cathy May 29, 2014 at 21:14 #

    I LOVE beer and my gf partner LOVES cider – and we’d find a babysitter for our 2 year old and have a great time :D

  75. John May 29, 2014 at 21:30 #

    Went to this one last year on a Sunday which was crazy busy because the Rose festival was the same weekend. Such a crowded space, don’t know why this isn’t held at a park like the Organic Beer festival. But I guess I will go, again because I’m such a suckered for beer festivals and tasters.

  76. Mike May 29, 2014 at 21:50 #

    L

  77. Mike May 29, 2014 at 21:51 #

    Love the sours!

  78. Martin May 29, 2014 at 21:52 #

    I have scurvy, so I need more fruit with my drinks.

  79. Greg May 29, 2014 at 23:02 #

    An Aquavit barrel aged saison? My god, I have to try that.

  80. Tony May 29, 2014 at 23:32 #

    I LOVE BEER

  81. roy nifoussi May 29, 2014 at 23:57 #

    The fruit beer fest is a fabulous way to let about fruit beers. I would love to go.

  82. Brittany May 30, 2014 at 00:18 #

    This isn’t my favorite beerfest in PDX, but it’s my fiance’s!

  83. Dave G. May 30, 2014 at 00:35 #

    Beer is my favorite fruit!

  84. Alexandra Gray May 30, 2014 at 01:09 #

    While I love beer, beer with FRUIT is just..well…heaven on earth. Pick me!

  85. panda May 30, 2014 at 02:41 #

    peach slap me

  86. Scott May 30, 2014 at 06:05 #

    I attended a fruit beer fest before and oh MAN did I love tasting a Pomegranate beer. Would love to experience more like it!

  87. Annie May 30, 2014 at 07:23 #

    I love trying new kinds of beer

  88. Bruce Prior May 30, 2014 at 08:25 #

    This one of my favorite festivals. I love my fruit and vegetables err I mean beer! (which may be a vegetable of some sort.)

  89. Kelly May 30, 2014 at 09:19 #

    I’m going to try and make a fruit beer this summer as my first batch! this would be a great way to sample all kinds and remember what they tasted like, before completely f-ing up what I do :D

  90. julent May 30, 2014 at 09:20 #

    Fruit and beer — the two major food groups of summer.

  91. Aniss May 30, 2014 at 09:24 #

    Fruit tastes really good! Beer tastes really good! This is why I wish to go to the above mentioned event!

  92. Audrey May 30, 2014 at 10:38 #

    This would be awesome!

  93. Grant May 30, 2014 at 10:44 #

    can’t think of a better way to start the summer! love me some fruit beers.

  94. stephanie lewis May 30, 2014 at 12:36 #

    I love trying new beer! Pick me :)

  95. Colleen May 30, 2014 at 14:22 #

    I would love to go!

  96. Shaun May 30, 2014 at 15:03 #

    I would BERRY much like some tickets to go to the fruit beerfest!

  97. anne b May 30, 2014 at 15:34 #

    Delicious! Bring on the fruity libations, please

  98. PK May 30, 2014 at 17:34 #

    Went to this last year and had a great time. Fun, friends, beer, and let’s not forget the naked bikers!! Would love to go to this.

  99. Jamie May 30, 2014 at 18:43 #

    The fruit beer fest is my favorite beer fest of all time! I would covet the opportunity to win tickets this year!

  100. Candice! May 30, 2014 at 19:59 #

    I’d love a chance to win tickets to this fruit beer fest! If you choose me, two tickets please :) for my boyfriend and I who moved to town (sw) in March.

    Thanks! Good luck to all!

  101. Rachel Hammer May 30, 2014 at 21:45 #

    One of the best brewfests of the year!!

  102. Meredith May 31, 2014 at 07:19 #

    Happy Birthday to me!

  103. Leah May 31, 2014 at 21:52 #

    Apricots, cherries, floral hops at this fest would make it a date night: this year’s best! We love our city’s cerveza!

  104. Cindy kaaina June 1, 2014 at 09:53 #

    Because I’ve never been and it sounds like it would be a blast to go to!!

  105. Laurissa Nez June 1, 2014 at 13:08 #

    Just getting back into Portland after a month long roadtrip. Would love to do this! PICK ME AND MY BF!

  106. Annelise June 1, 2014 at 16:17 #

    I am fairly new to portland and i am an inrovert trying to get out of my shell and do new things and meet some people and I love trying new beers and especially ciders.

  107. Justin Rabier-Gotchall June 1, 2014 at 18:33 #

    Because it’ll be a great chance to introduce my wife to some beer she may like.

  108. Dave June 1, 2014 at 21:16 #

    Who doesn’t love a beer festival?

  109. Ilesha June 1, 2014 at 22:14 #

    Get me in asap!

  110. IN June 1, 2014 at 23:45 #

    My boyfriend and I just moved here last weekend! We are both avid beer and cider drinkers, but we have never tasted fruit beers. We would love to be able to win tickets because we just spent a lot of money moving here and finding a place. The Fruit Beer Festival seems like a great way to experience our first Portland festival and celebrate our new lives here.

  111. Dave Iula June 2, 2014 at 08:56 #

    Sweet Lord! Let’s make this happen!

    D

  112. Nick H June 2, 2014 at 11:36 #

    I would like to go to this!

  113. Kiana Slabaugh June 2, 2014 at 12:06 #

    I would love to win because I love beer! And my best friend does not and I think this would be a great place to get her to understand why beer (and cider) are so wonderful!

  114. Frank N June 2, 2014 at 12:57 #

    I want to take my gf to this! Trying to get her to like some beer! Great way to start

  115. Cindy June 2, 2014 at 13:47 #

    I would love to win tickets to attend a brew fest! It would be my boyfriend and I’s first time attending a brew fest together!

  116. Lori Jo June 2, 2014 at 14:58 #

    Because after years of being an IPA-ist, I’m discovering the delicious world of fruit beers, thanks to my brother. I’d love to be able to take him to the fest as a thank you!

  117. Chris Renning June 2, 2014 at 16:34 #

    I’ve never attended this festival, but I did enter the homebrew comp this year.

  118. Jeremy June 2, 2014 at 16:53 #

    Hands down my favorite beer festival of the year! Would absolutely love to win tickets to this one!

  119. anónimo June 2, 2014 at 20:35 #

    Just logged in to buy tickets to their VIP session (now that I know I can take the time off), but it’s sold out. :’-(

  120. debra June 2, 2014 at 22:35 #

    I love fruit, I love all things local in Oregon and then top that with beer. Have never been to a fruit beer festival, would love to go!

  121. Tami Colpitts June 2, 2014 at 22:55 #

    Wow. There are a lot of comments for this giveaway. I would be so honored if I was the one to win. I would love to go and experience all the yummy beer.

  122. Elaine June 3, 2014 at 00:08 #

    This would be the perfect way to celebrate earning my master’s degree (as a single momma) while teaching full time!

  123. Tara June 3, 2014 at 09:54 #

    I want to win these tickets so much! I love fruit beer, cider, and mead, but I have no money in my budget for this. I wanted to volunteer, but I’m not OLCC certified, so winning tickets is my only chance.

  124. Kailey June 3, 2014 at 11:38 #

    I want to win these tickets so I can put a bird on it!!

  125. Mark June 3, 2014 at 11:54 #

    Excited to discover new brews to bring to the @PDXBottleShare #beeradvocate
    Slainte!

  126. Jadd June 3, 2014 at 13:23 #

    Birds + Bees + Fruit + Trees + Beer = Me There

    Oh, and I’ll dance a jig.

  127. Omi June 3, 2014 at 13:56 #

    Pick me b/c I’m one of the 5 smartest people you’ll meet in your life.

  128. Cobie June 3, 2014 at 14:13 #

    I would love to win so I can surprise my BFF with tickets! And then when we’re both good and drunk we can have a sexy pillow fight ;)

  129. Marie June 3, 2014 at 14:20 #

    Send me, I love fruit and beer!

  130. Mike June 3, 2014 at 15:53 #

    Have always wanted to attend this fest! Love the breweries participating and sounds like it will be a great day outside! Would love the opportunity to participate!

  131. Carson June 3, 2014 at 17:36 #

    FRUIT BEERS.
    There is nothing else that needs to be said.
    Seriously, a passion fruit sour and a triple pepper pineapple wine?
    I need to be here.

  132. Carly Weaver June 3, 2014 at 18:06 #

    Would love to go and try some of these delish sounding brews! Sounds amazing!

  133. Barbara June 3, 2014 at 19:20 #

    My home brewer son would love to attend this event.

  134. Keegan Meyer June 3, 2014 at 19:51 #

    I want to drink the beer of the loom

  135. JayAnna June 3, 2014 at 20:27 #

    I havent been a beer person until recently and I would absolutely love to taste all the fruit beers!

  136. Kristin June 3, 2014 at 23:58 #

    Would love to take my favorite soldier and best partner spouse to this as a Father’s Day present. Only stationed in the Portland area for one year so we’ve gotta get it all in!

  137. Lauren June 4, 2014 at 10:43 #

    My favorite beer fest!

  138. Nicole June 4, 2014 at 12:51 #

    I love beer and fruit, so I should clearly win!

  139. Nick June 4, 2014 at 15:48 #

    Delicious! I look forward to this every year!

  140. Naomi June 4, 2014 at 15:56 #

    I love fruity beer and have never been to this!

  141. Teagan Moran June 4, 2014 at 17:00 #

    My brother is a huge Burnside Brewery and Beer fan and we are due for a brother-sister hang session to beat all hang sessions. This would be an amazing way to spend quality time enjoying quality refreshments! WHOOHOO

  142. Thomas June 5, 2014 at 08:58 #

    Yes please! Great date idea!

  143. Allie June 5, 2014 at 08:59 #

    Yummm! I would love to try all the fruit beers! What a very NW fun event!

  144. Whitney June 5, 2014 at 09:37 #

    I would love to attend this event!! Fruit + beer = can’t go wrong!

  145. Melanie June 5, 2014 at 12:57 #

    Want to bring my boyfriend for his bday! All the fruit beer!

  146. Scott the Scot June 5, 2014 at 12:58 #

    This would make a fantastic birthday gift FOR MYSELF! It’s my 8birthday on Saturday and at 35, I think a freebie would be an excellent start.
    *Verification can be provided by one of my passports.

  147. Caitlyn June 5, 2014 at 13:31 #

    I never liked beer or cider until I moved to Portland a couple years ago from SoCal. Fruit beers and cider were the first types of beer that I liked and they remain my favorite! I would love to attend this festival and see which ones I’ve been missing out on :)

  148. Joshua Jabbour June 5, 2014 at 14:46 #

    Oh man do I love fruit beer! This looks awesome, and the perfect place to try a bunch out. Thanks for picking me, you know you want to!

  149. JANIE June 5, 2014 at 14:48 #

    Those are two of my favorite things :)

  150. Emma Bourdeau June 5, 2014 at 14:49 #

    I love fruit beers and have been trying as many as I can afford to. This sounds like an amazingly fun event.

  151. Rebecca June 5, 2014 at 14:50 #

    This is exactly what my roommate and I need.

  152. Elly Cohen June 5, 2014 at 14:56 #

    The fruit beer festival is my favorite event in Portland. Attending the festival last year is one of my happiest recent memories!

  153. Claire June 5, 2014 at 14:59 #

    I went two years ago and want to go again! My boyfriend hasn’t been yet, and I’m sure he would love it

  154. Melissa June 5, 2014 at 15:03 #

    Fruit beer is my favorite! I would love to win tickets!!!

  155. Penny June 5, 2014 at 15:04 #

    Sounds like a great date activity! Thanks PDX Pipeline!

  156. Rachel Williams June 5, 2014 at 15:05 #

    Would LOVE to check this event out!!! Love fruit/sour beers!

  157. Brendan Smith June 5, 2014 at 15:06 #

    I LOVE the Portland Fruit Beer Festival! It’s definitely the best beer festival of the year. Hopefully it’ll still stay on the smaller side for the next few years because eventually the secret’s going to get out… and then I’ll have to wait in line for my delicious infused malt beverages!

  158. Andrew June 5, 2014 at 15:07 #

    I love the idea of combining ciders, sours, wits, etc… into one festival.
    Sign me up!

  159. Kelsey June 5, 2014 at 15:08 #

    I’ve been waiting for this event since last year’s Fruit beer festival! One of the highlights of my summer. Going again is a must!

  160. Carrie June 5, 2014 at 15:10 #

    I’m a fruit who loves beer, so it’s perfect for me! Hope I win!

  161. Holly June 5, 2014 at 15:10 #

    ooooh wanna go!!

  162. dana June 5, 2014 at 15:18 #

    PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE AND THANK YOU!!!! This would be incredibly awesome!!!! Thank you for the chance to win!

  163. Sam June 5, 2014 at 15:28 #

    Reverend Nat’s sounds awesome, plus there are a bunch more i want to try.

  164. Mike Z June 5, 2014 at 15:33 #

    Fruit beers are here!
    It’s perfectly clear,
    That this festival
    Is certainly the best of all!

    I would be honored to attend,
    free of charge
    I suspend,
    payment at the gate.
    PDX pipeline is great
    and I will recommend
    the power of the Pipeline!

  165. Bradford DeLuca June 5, 2014 at 15:39 #

    With an upcoming wedding, my budget for beer is very minimal. Would absolutely love to get summer started off right with tasty fruit beers!

  166. Megan Whelan June 5, 2014 at 15:47 #

    Please pick me!!!! I haven’t missed a year yet!

  167. Carrie D. June 5, 2014 at 16:09 #

    I really, really love fruit and beer and ciders! And I have a friend I’d like to expose to fruit beers’

  168. free June 5, 2014 at 16:13 #

    for my man, fonz, who’s about to leave town!

  169. Aurelia June 5, 2014 at 16:35 #

    Fruit. Beer. Fest. ME!

  170. Matt Ollivier June 5, 2014 at 17:07 #

    I’m like a booger, pick me…..!!!

  171. molly June 5, 2014 at 17:49 #

    I’m broke and would love to go! Went last year and had some awesome and unique beer!

  172. Samantha Leon June 5, 2014 at 17:56 #

    I’ve never been to the fruit beer festival. I’m wanting to try new beers since I have a hard time liking them. I’d love to go and try and see what I like. Pick me please!

  173. Jessica June 5, 2014 at 18:44 #

    So I can get my daily dose of fruits!!

  174. sherry June 5, 2014 at 19:19 #

    Wow! Can’t believe how many fruit beer lovers there are trying to win this contest. :) Goes to show there are people who have great taste.

  175. Megan June 5, 2014 at 19:24 #

    My boyfriend doesn’t want me to buy tickets because “fruit beer doesn’t sound good”. I COMPLETELY disagree…. AND…. If I win tickets he wont have a choice :)

  176. Andrea R June 5, 2014 at 19:29 #

    Fruit beers are my favorite!

  177. Susana M June 5, 2014 at 19:46 #

    New to the area! would love to meet people!!

  178. RC June 5, 2014 at 20:33 #

    Delightful!

  179. Jenny hickman June 5, 2014 at 20:54 #

    Fruit beer….. Yes please! Perfect Portland weekend event :)))))

  180. Anthony June 5, 2014 at 21:09 #

    Beer + vitamins & nutrients = Win-win

  181. Michael June 5, 2014 at 21:49 #

    Pick me!

  182. Alicia June 5, 2014 at 22:11 #

    I’d love to take my husband!

  183. Barrett June 6, 2014 at 00:23 #

    I’ll put most anything in my beer, so fruit seems more than appropriate.

  184. kieran mcmanus June 6, 2014 at 00:29 #

    fantastic day to enjoy fruit

  185. Emily June 6, 2014 at 02:19 #

    sounds so fun

  186. Holly June 6, 2014 at 05:27 #

    I love this event! I need to go … tickets plz!!!!!

  187. Teresa June 6, 2014 at 06:35 #

    I want to check this festival out!

  188. James June 6, 2014 at 07:22 #

    I would love to take my “pre-wife” to this event. We are getting married this summer and this is a great opportunity to try some summer fruit beers and get some ideas on what we want to serve our guests! Please allow us this tasting opportunity!

  189. Aaron June 6, 2014 at 08:39 #

    I like fruit! I like beer! beer + fruit = tasty

    Best beer name in this list: D’Mango Unchained

  190. Linda June 6, 2014 at 09:52 #

    I would love to go! I live in the neighborhood too. How fun!

  191. Michael Braim June 6, 2014 at 13:09 #

    I would love to check out this event. Sounds rad.

  192. jess June 6, 2014 at 13:12 #

    sounds amazing…i’d love to go.

  193. KP June 6, 2014 at 15:24 #

    Perfect weather, perfect beer, perfect people……..PERFECT DAY!!

  194. Stephen June 6, 2014 at 19:00 #

    I love beer (and fruit)! This is awesome!

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