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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Firkin Fest Lineup

The first annual Firkin Fest (can we get a few more "f" words in there for alliterative purposes?--the Fantastically Fine Firkin Fest, say) is a mere four days hence. To whet your appetite, here are the entrants

Beer A.B.V. I.B.U.'s Priming Info/Firkin Hopped
BJ's Lasto's Oatmeal Stout 5.4% 45 NA
BridgePort ESB 6.0% 33 Sugar/Styrian Golding
Double Mountain IRA 6.5% 60 Krausened
Full Sail Imperial Stout 8.5% 50 Krausened
HotD Organic Doggie Claws 11.5% 85 Keg Conditioned
HUB Organic Velvet ESB 5.2% 30 Cane Juice/Glacier and Ranier
Laurelwood Magnum P.A. 5.5% 57 Dextrose/Magnum
Pelican India Pelican Ale 7.5% 85 NA
Rock Bottom Org. Amber 5.9% 30 Turbinado Sugar/Simcoe

First Annual Firkin Fest
: Saturday, February 24
: Victory Bar, 3652 SE Division
Times: fist session, 12 - 2:30 pm; second session, 3:30 - 6 pm
Cost: $25, includes commemorative glass, 8 drink tickets and two food tickets
Tickets: available at the Oregon Brewers Guild website
FYI, each session is limited to a mere 60 people, and they're more than half gone, so best not to fool around if you are making plans.


  1. BP firkins are primed with dextrose (if you wanna know the specific sugar).