Win Tickets ($40): Portland Memorial Day Weekend 2017 City of Goses Beer Festival @ LABrewatory | Portland Rose Festival Celebration of 30+ Gose-style Beers

We are giving away a pair of tickets to City of Goses Beer Festival @ LABrewatory  on May 27-28. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, May 22.



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From our sponsors:
City of Goses
May 27-28, 2017
1-9 p.m. | $15 ADV, $20 at gate | 21+ to drink; All Ages welcome
Tickets: http://merctickets.com/go/CityOfGoses

LABrewatory
670 N. Russell St., Portland, OR 97227

CITY of GOSES, the largest and possibly first celebration strictly dedicated to gose-style beers is also the Portland Rose Festival’s sanctioned beer fest. The Memorial Day weekend event will feature 30 goses from Saxony to Stumptown. Thirsty attendees will discover über traditional versions on this salty, sour beer including imports from its source in Leipzig, Germany to takes from around Portland and across the globe, CITY of GOSES. The fest takes place three blocks from the Albina/Mississippi Max station just one stop north of the Gose Quarter at LABrewatory. Admission includes a souvenir glass and additional tasting tickets will be available for $1 each.

In a world where sour beers are increasingly sought after, lower-alcohol session ales have a foothold, and warmer weather always calls for the most refreshing beer, it’s no surprise today’s craft brewers are exploring gose (pronounced gose-uh). This wheat ale is traditionally brewed with salt, coriander, and tart lactic acid and each participating brewery delivers a distinct spin via selected salts and additional ingredients.

The mostly Portland line-up includes: Baerlic, Burnside, Cascade, Coalition (featuring hemp extracted CBD), The Commons, Culmination, Deschutes-PDX, Ecliptic, Great Notion, Hopworks, Occidental, Rogue, Stormbreaker, Widmer Bros., and Zoiglhaus. Host brewery LABrewatory will have a collaboration with Cerveza Loba in Portland Sister City Guadalajara.

Some of the breweries from beyond the City of Roses include four from California—Anderson Valley, Bruery Terreux (getting into the spirit with a gose featuring rose petals, rose hips, and rose water), Modern Times, and Sierra Nevada—plus the GABF gold medal winning gose from Reuben’s in Seattle, Oedipus (from Amsterdam), and Ritterguts the traditional classic imported from Leipzig.

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48 Responses to Win Tickets ($40): Portland Memorial Day Weekend 2017 City of Goses Beer Festival @ LABrewatory | Portland Rose Festival Celebration of 30+ Gose-style Beers

  1. marc May 16, 2017 at 9:44 am #

    I would love to go to this!

  2. Stefanie May 16, 2017 at 12:21 pm #

    Goses are my jam!

  3. Michael T Studer May 16, 2017 at 12:23 pm #

    Love beer

  4. Michael Nelson May 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm #

    Goses are great summer beers would love to try the different ones Portland has to offer

  5. Jacob May 16, 2017 at 12:47 pm #

    I need some beer in my life on Memorial Day weekend.

  6. Brittany C May 16, 2017 at 12:51 pm #

    Love goses!

  7. Chris May 16, 2017 at 12:59 pm #

    I’m traveling from San Francisco and this would make my Portland trip memorable!

  8. Philip Navarre May 16, 2017 at 1:16 pm #

    Love me a Gose or two or three

  9. Janet May 16, 2017 at 1:22 pm #

    I LOVE beer…and so does my nephew who is visiting from Iowa. I would love to take him to this event!!

  10. Chezz May 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm #

    What gose around comes around, I always say….

  11. Nancy May 16, 2017 at 1:34 pm #

    My hubby loves Beer!!! The perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.

  12. Sam Solomon May 16, 2017 at 2:40 pm #

    Definitely going to this! Never been to a beer festival and this one looks lit…

  13. john thomas May 16, 2017 at 4:14 pm #

    I love good beers …and I never get out….lol

  14. James Turner May 16, 2017 at 4:31 pm #

    Goses are gggrrreeeaattt!!!!

  15. Kyle May 16, 2017 at 6:47 pm #

    Goses are my fave! I need to try the Reubens!

  16. Caroline Mcbeide May 16, 2017 at 7:09 pm #

    I would so love to attend this!!!!

  17. Alan M May 16, 2017 at 8:34 pm #

    Mmmmm…beer.

  18. Chamille May 17, 2017 at 6:17 am #

    My cat needs beer!

  19. Tara May 17, 2017 at 2:48 pm #

    This sounds like so much fun!!!! Would love to take my beer fanatic boyfriend to this!

  20. Zoë Merrill May 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm #

    Why do I want free tickets you ask?!?

    G- good
    O- ol’
    S- start of summer
    E- experiences

    And there will be 30 of them!!! A girls dream!

  21. Dave G. May 17, 2017 at 8:13 pm #

    Holy Moses, lets drink goses!!

  22. Sache May 18, 2017 at 1:02 am #

    Labrewtory is awesome and this event is sure to be great. I’d like to attend because what better way is there to spend an afternoon than drinking some quality beer and making new friends.

  23. Josue M. May 18, 2017 at 11:17 am #

    This would be fun to do.

  24. Qing May 18, 2017 at 11:32 am #

    My hubby’s fav beers are sours and his birthday is next week! Would love to surprise him with tix!

  25. cherie May 18, 2017 at 1:56 pm #

    This sounds like a blast! I would love to go!

  26. Perry May 18, 2017 at 2:20 pm #

    Because my wife Monse is from Guadalajara and we’ve been dying to try out the collaboration brews they’ve done with Cerveza Loba!

  27. cathy May 18, 2017 at 2:24 pm #

    I love beer!

  28. Bogdan May 18, 2017 at 2:25 pm #

    We love gose and sour beer, so winning this would be very cool.

  29. Amber Hutchins May 18, 2017 at 2:50 pm #

    I want go to this!!!!!

  30. David Rottenberg May 18, 2017 at 2:51 pm #

    I haven’t tried many local beers yet, this would be great!

  31. Camille Saenz May 18, 2017 at 2:53 pm #

    So excited for a 3 day weekend! Would love to havea day of sours, as it feels like Portland is IPA heavy! Bring on the fun and sun!

  32. Aurelia May 18, 2017 at 3:04 pm #

    Awesome lineup of breweries – would love to go!!

  33. chris May 18, 2017 at 3:18 pm #

    Sounds like a night of tasty drinks and punny names.

  34. Vanna C May 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm #

    Beer Me !!!!!

  35. Pat May 19, 2017 at 11:35 am #

    Hook a brother up!

  36. sara May 19, 2017 at 1:41 pm #

    beer is my jam

  37. Anne May 19, 2017 at 3:41 pm #

    Cool! I love anything sour!! Sour beer?! Mm this would be fun! I’d take my +1!

  38. Stan May 20, 2017 at 2:21 pm #

    pickle me please!

  39. molli taylor May 21, 2017 at 9:15 am #

    my husband really wants to go to this and he’s been owrking so hard… id love to reward him!

  40. panda May 21, 2017 at 10:54 pm #

    beer is best

  41. Rosy Zavala May 22, 2017 at 9:02 am #

    Wow this sound like something fun to do for Memorial Day weekend, just came back from a de Garde tasting amazing sour beers. Would love to continue that sour beer journey!

  42. Chelsea Brunahm May 22, 2017 at 11:52 am #

    My wife is recently into sour beer and she deserves some fun!

  43. Candace Wingert May 22, 2017 at 2:24 pm #

    Prob. To late to try and win. But, oh well. My friend and I are def. In to a wide style of gose beverages. Been going crazy over Tavour and loading up a box of things I cannot get locally, looking forward to a girls trip thisMemorial Day weekend!

  44. Benito Juarez May 23, 2017 at 6:56 am #

    Labrewatory is the best!

  45. Alex A. May 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm #

    Have weird friend in town that weekend who loves weird and sour beers! This is perfect. And don’t worry — she says she won’t move here!

  46. geoffrey miller May 24, 2017 at 8:56 am #

    This would be a great experience to learn all about the local beer scene here. I am always looking for new styles, small batches, great experiences!

  47. Erica May 25, 2017 at 8:37 pm #

    My husband is from a city near Goslar. We’d love to go!

  48. Bob May 26, 2017 at 11:40 am #

    Would love to go!

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