Win Tickets ($90+): 7th Annual Cheers to Belgian Beers | 48 Beers, 44 Breweries, Food, Timbers

We are giving away three pairs of tickets (includes two glasses and 10 tasting tickets per pair) to the 7th Annual Cheers to Belgian Beers on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, 2013. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winners will be drawn and emailed Friday, April 19.

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From our sponsors:
Cheers to Belgian Beers 7th Annual Cheers to Belgian Beers
April 19 @ 5:30-8:30 p.m.
April 20 @ Noon – 8 p.m.
Admission is FREE | Stemmed glass & 5 tasting tickets is $15 | 21+
Purchase Tickets HERE
For more information check out

MetalCraft Fabrication
723 N Tillamook St Portland, OR 97227
(503) 719-5520

Cheers to Belgian Beers is back for its seventh year and is changing it up for 2013.  The Belgian-style only Ale Festival will feature no single yeast strain for the beers entered, no dart throw to diversify the color and strength of the beers and no People’s Choice Award.  When Cheers to Belgian Beers started in 2007, it was to help introduce Oregonians to the breadth of style and flavors of beers brewed in Belgium.  Since 2008, Oregon brewers have won medals in the Belgian-Style or Sour Ale categories every year at the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup.

In order to showcase these medal winning beers, opening up the Festival to beers that have been aged, blended, barrel aged or soured and not requiring all brewers to do so was necessary.  The 2013 Cheers to Belgian Beers currently features 48 beers from 44 breweries with more beers expected by the day of the festival.

For the third year, the festivities will be at Metalcraft Fabrication in Portland, a maker of brewing systems and fermentation tanks for the rapidly growing craft beer industry in Oregon, as well as the United States.  The outside area will be tented and food from Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies will be available on Friday and Saturday and food from KOi Fusion will be available from noon-6pm on Saturday.  If you need to pick up some official Timbers Army merchandise for the match on Sunday, the No Pity Van will be onsite as well.  People are encouraged to take public transportation (the TriMet Bus Line 35 stops 1 block away and the Yellow Max Line stops 2 and 3 blocks away) or ride their bike (we will have bike parking outside for 100+ bikes).  Parking is available on the street between Broadway and N. Graham St.

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172 Responses to Win Tickets ($90+): 7th Annual Cheers to Belgian Beers | 48 Beers, 44 Breweries, Food, Timbers

  1. Roger April 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm #

    Sounds like an incredible opportunity to try out some Oregon brews that I have never had the chance to sample before!!

  2. Philip Navarre April 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

    Go PDX Belgium, Go Belgium

  3. Becky April 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm #

    Would just love this.

  4. mel April 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm #

    This. Sounds. Amazing.

  5. Lauriel April 15, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    I spent a year living in Belgium as an exchange student and that is where I learned to love beer! I would love to go to this to celebrate my love of Belgian beer :)

  6. Lindsey April 15, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    PDX + Beer + Belgian brews (my fav!)… yes please!

  7. Mike Ransier April 15, 2013 at 2:59 pm #

    Mmm… love love me some Belgian beer! Sounds like this will be quite a delish event!

  8. Kyra April 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm #

    Mmmmm beer!

  9. Klint April 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm #

    Im heading to Europe next year after i graduate. What could be better than having a taste of some delicious brew? Free tix to this brewfest, of course!

  10. Stephanie April 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    Just moved back to Portland and would love to go to a great Portland beer event.

  11. Heidi O'Shaughnessy April 15, 2013 at 3:07 pm #

    Everyone needs something to believe in….I believe, I’ll have another beer.

  12. kate April 15, 2013 at 3:17 pm #

    One of my favorite festivals — Nothing is better than brewers taking DJ shifts!

  13. Sheri April 15, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

    My husband would love this event.

  14. Crystal April 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    A Haiku:

    Golden ale or Stout
    Red, Brown, Or India Pale
    Belgian beer, yes please!!!

  15. Jennifer April 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    If you give me these tickets, I will say “Danke”.

  16. Christi April 15, 2013 at 3:42 pm #

    I sing praises about PDX Pipeline every day. I long for great Oregon beer every day. Imagine how I loudly and longingly I would sing if I was at a beer event that I got to attend thanks to PDX Pipeline.

  17. Ken Schmidt April 15, 2013 at 3:42 pm #

    I will never have enough money to visit Belgium, so this is naturally the next best thing.

  18. Erika April 15, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    Last year I went to the International Beer Fest and was not so impressed by some of the European beers. Perhaps I need to taste more. If I, a dark beer fan, can come around to IPAs (so delicious), surely I can find a Belgian to love too. “Op uw gezondheid!” and ” A votre sante!”

  19. wallace April 15, 2013 at 4:05 pm #

    I’d like to win because I am from Belgium and I am a beer!

    Take me to to see why all the fuss re my Pacific Northwest cousins.


  20. Christine April 15, 2013 at 4:09 pm #

    I love beers!! Pick me please!

  21. Kate April 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm #

    I’ve been a hophead for too long — I’m trying to expand my tastes to include ALL beer, and have recently began appreciating Belgians!

  22. Corey April 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm #

    I’ve been the last two years, and would like to go again this year.

  23. Terry Klieber April 15, 2013 at 4:47 pm #

    Never been to Belgium – here’s my chance to taste Belgium without leaving Portland!

  24. Jennifer April 15, 2013 at 4:48 pm #

    I love Belgian Beers, and let’s face it beer = happiness! Pick me :)

  25. Tiffany April 15, 2013 at 5:26 pm #

    UMMMMMM SERIOUSLY! 48 beers!!! OH yes!!! Best event ever!

  26. Frannie April 15, 2013 at 5:53 pm #

    Cause there is just nothing better than really good friend hanging out drinking really good beer!

  27. Lin April 15, 2013 at 7:23 pm #

    Wow another beer festival. Would love to try some local beer

  28. Derek R April 15, 2013 at 8:24 pm #

    My brother was the first person who got me hooked on craft belgian beer and it’s been over 2 Years since weve been able to go out to any fest and drink together and I’d love to have a excuse to steal him from his work and take him! #brolove -cheers!

  29. Monica April 15, 2013 at 8:50 pm #

    we love the beer!

  30. Nicole April 15, 2013 at 9:25 pm #

    Mmmmmm beer!!!! Yes please pick me!!!

  31. Jeff April 15, 2013 at 9:48 pm #

    Cause i like drinking good beer.

  32. Stacey April 16, 2013 at 4:52 am #

    Belgium beers are my fav!!!

  33. Lupine Hudson April 16, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    Just got myself engaged to a nice Belgian…would love the chance to raise a glass (or 48 tasters!) in celebration of our union. Cheers to my Belgian – and theirs!

  34. Brenna McGrath April 16, 2013 at 8:44 am #

    I have never been to a beer fest in my life. I would so want to go and experience the wonderful taste of so many Belgian beers :)

  35. Lisa G April 16, 2013 at 9:42 am #

    I am a diehard IPA fan and my husband is always looking for ways to convert me to Belgian beers. This may be the trick.

  36. Mel April 16, 2013 at 9:46 am #

    I’m learning to appreciate beer, and I love to learn to appreciate it more. I’m eager to experience new brews and new people

  37. sean April 16, 2013 at 11:00 am #

    As a homebrewer I’ve come to appreciate Belgian-style ales over all others. I would love the chance to please my palate on these perfect potations.

  38. John Lindala April 16, 2013 at 12:11 pm #

    A celebratory Haiku…

    Three cheers Belgian beers,
    One for taste, one for craft brews,
    And one for free tics!

  39. Lara April 16, 2013 at 12:48 pm #

    Can you guarantee beautiful weather like last year?

  40. Meg April 16, 2013 at 12:54 pm #

    Hooray, beer!

  41. Kailash Nathan April 16, 2013 at 12:54 pm #

    I loved the Cheers to Belgian Beers festival last year, and I’m really looking forward to treating some of my friends to this event ;)

  42. Sandi April 16, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    This would be a great get-a-way with hubby!

  43. Kristina B. April 16, 2013 at 3:41 pm #

    Oh Belgian Beers, how I long for you to bring back the amazing memories of sitting in that little alley bar in Brussels, with a binder full of beer choices, the most wonderful beers I have ever had! How I miss you, but I think Cheers for Belgian beers could help me relive a little piece of my heaven!

  44. Anthony Forrester April 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm #

    My 3rd year to this Festavel. It would be AWESOME to win tickers this year!!

  45. Edward Levesque April 17, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    Hmmmmmmm Beer

    • Edward Levesque April 17, 2013 at 9:08 am #

      There seems to be a Consensus : )

  46. Jaaaaaaames April 17, 2013 at 9:26 am #

    Cheers to Belgian Beers. Indeed, I shall.
    Cheers to Winning Tickets to drink Belgian Beers.
    Indeed, I shall hold my breath and hope.

  47. Manny Franklin April 17, 2013 at 9:32 am #

    I want to go to this SO BAD it hurts. Ouch! Seriously though, would love to go. Sounds really fun.

  48. Carly April 17, 2013 at 9:47 am #

    Over 48 Oregon Crafted Belgian inspired beers!! Being an Oregon Native, I am always so proud to share our local brewing accomplishments. I have a friend in town from DC this weekend and would love to show them what Oregon brings to the table! Not to brag or anything :)

  49. Kait April 17, 2013 at 11:10 am #

    I was just about to give up on beer, until I saw this. Help renew my faith in beer.

  50. Ian April 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    I’d be up for this, cheers!

  51. Chase April 17, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    Already planning on attending but sure would be nice to buy my friends’ love and affection with free tickets!

  52. Manda April 17, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

    Because I love it!

  53. Sean April 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    I’m a Belgian believer. Please make my dreams come true!

  54. nate April 17, 2013 at 10:40 pm #

    free tickets would mean more money to spend on beer! gotta taste em all!

  55. Evan April 18, 2013 at 12:11 am #

    I’m bummed that I wont be able to make it to Brewery Ommegang’s “Belgians come to Cooperstown” this summer, this seems like an awesome way to fill that need for celebration of delicious Belgian styles.

  56. Jessica S. April 18, 2013 at 10:21 am #

    Need some good Belgian beer to put an end to a hellish finals week.

  57. Josh S. April 18, 2013 at 10:22 am #

    My favorite!

  58. tristan April 18, 2013 at 12:12 pm #

    I moved here from Milwaukee WI and would love to start comparing what Portland has to offer over Milwaukee. Both are great beer cities, but I need to “taste” Portland :)

  59. Andrea April 18, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

    Because Beer is the nectar of the gods and Belgian beer is sublime :)

  60. Don April 18, 2013 at 1:07 pm #

    Love Belgian beers!

  61. bartek April 18, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

    Beer! Get in mah Belly!

  62. erica April 18, 2013 at 2:16 pm #

    Bier here!

  63. Sue April 18, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    Belgian beers bring good cheer and an awesome treat for a tough week!!!

  64. Angie April 18, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    Sounds like a blast. Would love to take my son as his 22nd Birthday is Friday the 19th!

  65. Phil April 18, 2013 at 2:19 pm #

    I would like a big delicious belgian beer please.

  66. Christina Brooks April 18, 2013 at 2:21 pm #

    Keep Portland Beered!!!

  67. Bill Stewart April 18, 2013 at 2:23 pm #

    Mmmmmm . . . . Beeeeeerrrrr

  68. adam wood April 18, 2013 at 2:24 pm #

    I’dd love to go and have never been. Cheers!

  69. Nathan April 18, 2013 at 2:27 pm #

    I love beer!

  70. Joe Drury April 18, 2013 at 2:27 pm #

    I am looking forward to the opportunity to get out with some friends and enjoy an afternoon in the relative sun enjoying delicious Belgian Beers. As a father of a toddler, this is not something i get to do often. Mayhap we could even find a sitter and the wife could come along too!

  71. Andrea April 18, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    A great festival, would love to go! The home brewers competition provides a great chance for the next new up and coming brewers. Cheers!

  72. Alethea Smartt LaRowe April 18, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    After volunteering at this fest for several years, I’d love to just partake without any effort this year!

  73. Elizabeth April 18, 2013 at 2:34 pm #

    Just recently turned 21 and would love the opportunity to learn about different beer. Sounds like so much fun! Would love love the opportunity

  74. Heather April 18, 2013 at 2:37 pm #

    My sister and her boyfriend and coming to Portland for the first time (from Canada) and they want to do is try Oregon beers. this would be the perfect event!

  75. Chris April 18, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

    THESE pretzels are making me thirsty!
    Would totally appreciate a pair of tickets

  76. Brian Murphy April 18, 2013 at 2:41 pm #

    Beer is good, free beer is better!

  77. Leigha April 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm #

    I’m a huge fan Oregon’s beer fests and I’ve never been to this one. Also, did I mention I love a good Belgian!

  78. Jared Wols April 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm #

    Belgians make the best beer no doubt, but portland brewers like commons can certainly give them a run for the money. I love that yeasty yeasty flavor. In a town dominated by ipa and hopheads i’m like a fish out of water, but its events like this that keep me coming back. Would love to win and get lost in the beer

  79. Norman April 18, 2013 at 2:47 pm #

    This will be a blast! Must have tickets!

  80. Tanya McMullen April 18, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

    My husband is a HUGE beer fan and we often like to go to go on brew tours throughout the Pacific Northwest. Surprisingly, we have never attended the Cheers for Belgian Beers festival. This would be a wonderful surprise to take him to. Please pick us as we are in desperate need of some tasty beers and an evening of fun! Cheers!!! :-)

  81. Del Corazon April 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm #

    I want to go cause I love Belgian beer!

  82. Frank L April 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm #

    I need tickets because I just spent the week (and all of my money until next payday) drinking up all of the craft beer in San Diego.

    I haven’t missed this kick-off beer fest for years and it would break my heart to stay at home penniless and beerless this year.

  83. Eder April 18, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

    I love beer more than life itself (sad I know) and I’ve never even heard this event…I think I’d be a good person to give some tickets to and make a new fan!

  84. Steve April 18, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

    This sounds amazing, I need all these beers IN MY MOUTH.

  85. Jesse Radonski April 18, 2013 at 2:56 pm #

    What a great deal! I know two others who would love to go to this event.

  86. Mark April 18, 2013 at 2:56 pm #

    Friend in town from San Fran = looking to enjoy the PDX beer scene.

  87. Nicole April 18, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    I really want to do something special for my friend. He’s coming in from out of town to see me & this would really take our relationship to the next level by making it an unforgettable evening! I might even learn a thing or two about beer since I’m only 21!! haha

  88. Grant April 18, 2013 at 2:58 pm #

    Belgians, gotta love em… Beer me up, Scotty.

  89. Doug Wilder April 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm #

    Another awesome Portland event. Love this place!

  90. james evans April 18, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    belgians are my darlings. my tummy would thank you.

  91. Stacey W April 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm #

    My husband has made a point of going to practically every beer festival in Portland, we just saw a poster for this event recently and he was grinning from ear to ear. I would love to surprise him with free tickets to this event.

  92. Jesse April 18, 2013 at 3:09 pm #

    Because it’s fun to see what the brewer’s we love do when they are forced to step out of their comfort zone. I expect them to take Belgium’s well-established creativity to new heights.

  93. Jessica April 18, 2013 at 3:27 pm #

    Mmm beer… Belgian beer… would love to go this weekend!

  94. Pav April 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

    I roooooove beer.

  95. Seong April 18, 2013 at 3:32 pm #

    Please poor beers on me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but should be belgian.

  96. Eric Purcell April 18, 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    Cheers to Belgian Beers is our favorite beer event of the year! Over many years of attending brewing events we’ve become SNOBS (literally and figuratively) and our tastes have both evolved toward the Belgian styles of beer, particularly the Trappist Ales. Given that, many years I have to travel for business (I’m an engineer for an auto racing team and have to travel roughly 200 days a year from my beloved Portland) and we are we are unable to attend CtBB. And the event venue just adds to our love for this event – the craftsmanship that goes into MetalCrafters products would fit right in with the best in Indy Car! Those guys are awesome!! Getting a chance to share a brew with these amazing fabricators and talk to the brewers that are challenged by re-inventing recipes that are hundreds if years old is just killer! Whether we win tickets or not, we are both so stoked to be there and expect nothing but a great time and some new (and a few old) friends! This IS the quintessential Portland beer event!

  97. Robyn Johnson April 18, 2013 at 3:40 pm #

    I would love to win the free tickets! I am a Belgium Beer girl! Have even said I’ld move in with the Monks and not talk (love to talk btw) if only I get a Belgium beer a day:-) I went for the first time last year and was in Belgium heaven. Money is tight this year and winning these tickets would help out a lot. I hope you consider me to win. When I love something I post tons of pictures and comments on Facebook. Just look at my page. Belgium beers till I die!

  98. Phdesigns April 18, 2013 at 3:48 pm #

    My Partner has just moved here from the Midwest and He has never been to a brew fest!!! This would be so much fun to surprise him with tickets!!!

  99. Sunshine April 18, 2013 at 3:50 pm #

    I would love to win these tickets so that I could take my husband to this. He loves Belgium beers!

  100. Kirby April 18, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    This is the best beer event in Portland and II would love to go!

  101. Charlee April 18, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    I LOVE Belgium beers!!

  102. Marco April 18, 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    Cheers to all!! I’d love to win tickets for the festival, my girlfriend and I have gone before and are really excited to try all the delicious sounding Belgian beers (except Rogues Berad beer:P hehehe) If I win these tickets I will drink a pint of the Beard Yeast beer and post a picture of my yuck face :D !!

  103. Greg A April 18, 2013 at 3:58 pm #

    I used to be a wine only drinker. Then somebody poured me a Belgian Dubbel. Now I’m mostly much a beer drinker.

  104. Ashley April 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    Belgian beer, trippel
    Will it be Logsdon again?
    The Saison of love

  105. Theofanis Skourtis April 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    “Ik wil de vele Belgische bieren te drinken en een praatje maken met bier nerds!”
    Translation from Flemish Dutch – Primary language of Belgium:
    “I want to drink many Belgian beers and mingle with beer nerds!”

  106. Chris April 18, 2013 at 4:04 pm #

    This is one of the most singularly unique events in the beer Mecca that is Portland. Not to be missed!

  107. Carina April 18, 2013 at 4:06 pm #

    Belgian beers are my favorite! Plus, this is way more convenient than a trip to Belgium.

  108. Scott April 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm #

    Scott no function beer well without

  109. Briana April 18, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

    I LOVE beer. I work in the Portland beer industry. I adore Belgian style beers, especially Saisons & Sours. :)

  110. Darrin Howard April 18, 2013 at 4:13 pm #

    Simple… because of the ~6.97 billion people on this planet, I’m one of the lucky few who can go. It’s a moral obligation.

  111. Keri April 18, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    I need to drink away my problems this weekend. Please help me fund this.

  112. Rob April 18, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    Because it has been a tough year so far and I could use a little Cheer!

  113. Martybees April 18, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    Man. This would be awesome! I never win anything so I won’t get my hopes up but you can’t win if you don’t play.

  114. Jeremy Brill April 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm #

    need to escape children

  115. Chris April 18, 2013 at 4:29 pm #

    I love Belgian beers not brewed in Belgium.

  116. Luc April 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

    My dad is from Belgium and I’m studying brewing science so this would be a fantastic opportunity to expand my knowledge of Belgian style beers!

  117. [email protected] April 18, 2013 at 4:33 pm #

    who doesN’T want this??? ok, maybe a recovering alcoholic, but luckily, i am a very happy alcoholic with nothing worth recovering from, other than a hangover the next morn. pick me!

  118. Carol April 18, 2013 at 4:45 pm #

    I HEART BEER! I want to win this so I can try new ones I’ve never tried before and have fun with all of the awesome people who will be there. Who wouldn’t dig this?! I certainly do!

  119. Abby April 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm #

    My Husband loves trying new beers and with his birthday coming up, I couldn’t think of a better birthday gift! We haven’t had a chance to visit a lot of brewery’s in Portland yet, so this sounds super exciting!

  120. Christina April 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm #

    Belgian’s are the only beers that I really enjoy!!!!

  121. David April 18, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    I am mostly a IPA drinker, never been to a Belgium beer feast or sampled belgium beers and would love to experience this.

  122. Mike April 18, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    This would be awesome! I worked at a Belgian Brewery and I miss the beer!

  123. Michael Grover April 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm #

    I would love to attend this festival because I love Belgian-style beers and I’ve never been. It’s 21+, and it’s hard to justify finding a babysitter and all that, but free admission would help a lot. Thanks.

  124. Luke April 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm #

    Mmmm belgium.

  125. Julie April 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm #

    Please, please, please! I’m job hunting and I would really benefit from some cheering up. Thank you so much…

  126. Scott April 18, 2013 at 5:08 pm #

    I’d love to go! …and so close to a MAX stop too!

  127. Jeremy April 18, 2013 at 5:09 pm #

    I can not wait for this event!

  128. Michelle C April 18, 2013 at 5:43 pm #

    Would love to attend because it sounds YUMMY & FUN! Thanks!

  129. Modern Day Nomads April 18, 2013 at 5:51 pm #

    Belgian beer is my all-time favorite – would love to win these tix. Thanks!

  130. Leighanna April 18, 2013 at 5:56 pm #

    It’s simple, I love beer and by going to this fest it would allow me to try certain beers that I may otherwise not get the chance to try again.

  131. Diana April 18, 2013 at 6:12 pm #

    I’m not a huge fan of Belgian beers at the moment but I would love it if this ended up changing my mind about them!

  132. Chris April 18, 2013 at 6:16 pm #

    I have yet to find a Belgian style I really like. Help me find one!

  133. Anthony April 18, 2013 at 6:34 pm #

    I know a little Belgian. But he’s not much of a beer drinker, so you should award the tickets to me!

  134. Sherry April 18, 2013 at 6:42 pm #

    I used to not be much of a beer drinker but since coming to Portland I’ve discovered some quite delicious ones. This event sounds like a great way for me to learn and maybe find some new loves in beer.

  135. Andrea April 18, 2013 at 7:54 pm #

    I really would love to go and get a chance to taste 48 different kinds of beers as well check out the Metalcraft Fabrication so I can get more info on how to start brewing my own craft beer.

  136. Scott April 18, 2013 at 8:18 pm #

    Beer me!

  137. Leann April 18, 2013 at 8:37 pm #

    Yes, please. This would be so nice.

  138. Katie April 18, 2013 at 8:48 pm #


  139. Tom April 18, 2013 at 8:55 pm #

    By far my favorite Beer Fest, but I’m biased!

  140. Allison April 18, 2013 at 8:59 pm #

    I can haz kriek lambic?

  141. Jace April 18, 2013 at 9:02 pm #

    sounds wonderful!

  142. Hannah Murray April 18, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

    Because it’s Beer and because I’m a Portlander!

  143. sally April 18, 2013 at 10:11 pm #


  144. Charlie April 18, 2013 at 10:13 pm #

    Filming a TV show about beer requires an enormous amount of money, which now all of mine is gone. This is the one festival that I have looked most forward to all year, one it’s belgian beers and two we are not going to work the festival. We are going to ENJOY the fest. Cheers!

  145. Robert April 18, 2013 at 10:26 pm #

    I love Belgium! I got yelled at by a Belgian woman working in the mens room at the train station in Brussels once!

  146. Karen April 18, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

    I love Belgian beers! What a great event!

  147. Anna April 18, 2013 at 10:39 pm #

    This is one of my top 3 beer festivals in Portland each year, I’m really looking forward to it!

  148. Joel Hamberg April 18, 2013 at 11:02 pm #

    Love the brewers who take the extra time & effort to make a good Belgian beer!

  149. panda April 18, 2013 at 11:07 pm #

    sweet lime!

  150. Brittany April 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    This is one of my favorite brew fests!

  151. Jason April 18, 2013 at 11:55 pm #

    You want a reason? I’ll give you six.

    Ambacht’s Ginger Farmhouse Ale
    Buckman’s Apple Beer
    Cascade’s Chuggit Pucker
    Coalition’s Sourpuss
    Gilgamesh’s Cranberry Saison Sour

    I’m even willing to try HUB’s Organic Apple Ale

  152. Ben April 19, 2013 at 12:24 am #

    There is just too much awesome here to miss. And on 4.20…can’t say I’d want to be doing anything else. And I’ve never been to Belgium.

  153. Drew April 19, 2013 at 12:27 am #

    I’m already salivating just thinking about it. It’s too far away. That man above is right. After I celebrate April 20th I’d like to try some belgiumese.

  154. JenK April 19, 2013 at 7:23 am #

    This is an excellent showcase of local brewing talent. Loved the concept of a single yeast, will be interested to see how things have changed this year with a broader selection of yeasts.

  155. Rick April 19, 2013 at 7:54 am #

    B double E, double R, U…… N……., BEEEEEER RUUUUUUUN!!!!!

  156. Dylan April 19, 2013 at 8:09 am #


  157. Lawrence April 19, 2013 at 8:11 am #

    Would love to attend, it would cap off a great weekend!

  158. Sabrina April 19, 2013 at 9:05 am #

    Sounds like a good time

  159. Sandi April 19, 2013 at 10:04 am #


  160. Bryn April 19, 2013 at 10:29 am #

    Oooooooh :)

  161. portlandette April 19, 2013 at 10:32 am #

    I have two friends visiting from Canada this weekend and they want to do beer tasting. I’d love to take them to this eh?!

  162. Harvard April 19, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    I’m going either way, but free tickets would be awesome!! I love this event!!

  163. Holly April 19, 2013 at 11:15 am #

    Hope you haven’t chosen a winner yet, I would love to go!

  164. Tomlike April 19, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    if I win I’ll ride my super sweet fixie to the indie beer fest!

  165. John Seabury April 19, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

    I lived in France last year and given my proximity to Belgium I did my best to sample as many Belgian beers as possible as the Saison style is by leaps and bounds my favorite style of beer. I’ve yet to try what the lovely state of Oregon’s take on Belgian beer is like so this festival is right up my alley!

  166. mc April 19, 2013 at 12:56 pm #

    heck yes I hope I win!

  167. birdonit April 19, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

    Last but not least?

  168. Sue April 19, 2013 at 2:37 pm #

    I haven’t been to this event but would LOVE to attend. Pick me!

  169. Brandon April 19, 2013 at 7:07 pm #

    Cuz I need a vacation from Bellingham.

  170. Steve April 19, 2013 at 7:20 pm #

    If I win these tickets I will tweet in flemish for a full day.

  171. Brittany April 5, 2014 at 7:50 pm #

    I want to go because Belgian beers are the best!

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