Beer West will be bundling up all weekend long in downtown Portland’s Pioneer Square at the Holiday Ale Fest. And we’ll be representing at the Seattle Winter Beer Fest at Hale’s Ales. It’s gonna be a big weekend.Beeriety Blog.
Cold weather means welcoming a new batch of strong winter ales. Here are a few festivals and events in the West that you shouldn’t miss this season:
Portland Holiday Ale Festival // Pioneer Square // Portland, OR
November 30 – December 4
Winter BeerFest // Hales Ales // Seattle, WA
San Diego Strong Ale Festival // Pizza Port // San Diego, CA
15th Annual San Diego Strong Ale Tasting Challenge // Beer Co // San Diego, CA
Sono Park Holiday Fest and Chilipalooza // 32nd and Thorn // San Diego, CA
Meet the Brewer Monday with Ballast Point Brewing // The Pearl Hotel // San Diego, CA
Jingle Bell Jubilee // Blue Palms Brewhouse // Los Angeles, CA
8 Malty Nights Release // New Old Lompoc // Portland, OR
Kerstbier Fest 2011 // The Trappist // Oakland, CA
Chanukah Vs. Christmas: The Battle Royale of Beers // The Green Dragon // Portland, OR
Strong Ale Holiday Festival // Library Ale House // Santa Monica, CA
You know that warm, toasty feeling you get after your first (or maybe second) pint? We like to think of that as a beer blanket. So wrap yourself up, and get out this holiday season for some strong seasonal brews. Got more winter beer events to go to? Write us a comment, post on our Facebook page, or find us on Twitter @BeerWestMag. Cheers!