Tuesday, March 4, 2014


SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH & 30TH - Saraveza and Bad Habit Room are proud to host the 2nd Annual Portland Farmhouse & Wild Ale Festival.  This year’s fest is shaping up to be spectacular!  We’ll have many more beers & more elbow room.  Please be sure to sign up for our newsletter at www.saraveza.com for regular updates.

Festival Exclusive: The Ale Apothecary Rum Barrel-Aged La Tache with White Peaches!  Organizers are happy to announce The Ale Apothecary’s special bottled-only beer produced exclusively for the Festival. The table sour ale is a single-barrel vintage of ‘The Beer Formerly Known As La Tache’ that was aged in an Oregon Spirit dark rum barrel with thirty pounds of white peaches.  Only 250 bottles were produced. We will both be pouring and selling unopened bottles exclusively at the Festival and Saraveza. 

Festival entry is $25 and includes commemorative glassware and 10 drink tickets - Pre-sale entry is available now at the Beer Boutique.  Fest Entry and additional tickets will also be available for sale at the door (CASH ONLY!).  Minors allowed until 9pm when accompanied by an adult.  Registered Service animals only please.

This year’s draft list (some beers may be subject to change):

Agrarian Ales
‘Curiosity’– Biere de Mars, traditional spring farmhouse, 6% ABV
‘Field Beer’– A session saison brewed for busy farm hands, 4% ABV
‘Coalescense’ – Spring saison with organic raw oats and rye from a neighbor, 5% ABV
2012 Vintage ‘Apricity’ – A rich, full bodied and higher gravity saison brewed for Winter, 8% ABV
‘Spontaneity’– New Release!  A spontaneously fermented wild oak barrel aged lambic inoculated with apples and asian pears from a neighboring orchard.

Anchorage Brewing Company
‘The Tide & It’s Takers’ – Belgian Style Triple w/Brettanomyces, 9% ABV

Block 15 Brewing Co
‘Second Anniversary Apricot Saison’ – This open fermented farmhouse ale was barreled with fresh, organic apricots then topped with beer from Les Caves mother barrel, 10.25% ABV
2012 ‘Demon’s Farm’ – Wild black farmhouse ale, matured in pinot noir & bourbon barrels with tart cherries, 8.75% ABV

Breakside Brewery
‘Brett Saison’ – Rustic farmhouse brewed with 3 different yeast strains, 6.3% ABV
‘Beaujolais avec Brett’ – A strong sour ale brewed with OR grown Gamay grapes and fermented with wild yeast and bacteria, 8.2% ABV

Brewery Ommegang
‘Glimmerglass’ – A delightful Spring saison, 5.4% ABV
‘Hennepin’ – Farmhouse saison brewed with grains of paradise, coriander, ginger and sweet orange peel, 7.7% ABV

Crux Fermentation Project
‘Better Off Red’ – Crux’s interpretation of a traditional Flanders-style red ale, 8.1% ABV

de Garde Brewing
‘Saison Desay’ Wild Blend 1, 2 & 3 – A historic farmhouse ale, each is a blend of multiple batches from multiple barrels, hand selected, seeking to highlight unique characteristics derived from the local ‘terroir.’

Elysian Brewery
‘Bramble On’ – A Comet hopped blackberry saison, 5.6% ABV

Epic Brewing Company/Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
‘Elder Brett’ – Wine barrel aged saison w/brettanomyces, 9.1% ABV

Great Divide Brewing Co.
‘Colette’ – Belgian inspired saison using four different yeast strains, 7.3% ABV

Humble Brewing
‘Comet Rye’d’ – Saison brewed w/rye and Comet hops, 6% ABV

Jolly Pumpkin
‘Fuego del Otono’ – An oak-aged amber farmhouse brewed with chestnuts and spices,  6.1% ABV
‘Bam Noire’ – A smooth and delicious dark farmhouse ale, 4.3% ABV

Laurelwood Public House and Brewery
‘Black & Bucolic’ – A dark & fruity, yet refreshing saison brewed especially for this festival!, 5.4% ABV

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
‘Lentepunt’ – ‘Lentepunt’ means ‘Spring Equinox’ in Dutch, this is an amber farmhouse with brettanomyces, 6.6% ABV.  Part of the batch was blended with the ‘Half Naked’ from Solera brewing – be sure to try all 3 beers!

Lompoc Brewing
‘Forbidden Fruit’ – A black currant saison brewed with Bazi Brasserie for their 2nd Anniversary, 5.9% ABV

New Belgium Brewing Co.
‘Biere de Mars’ – Belgian inspired ‘Beer of March’ Ale with brettanomyces, 6.2% ABV
‘Love’s Leopold’ – American Style Wild Ale Aged in Leopold Blackberry Flavored Whiskey Barrels, 9.5% ABV

North Coast Brewing Company
‘Le Merle’ – A rustic, Belgian inspired saison, 7.9% ABV

Oakshire Brewing
‘Funk d’ Farmhouse’ – A tart saison aged in pinot noir barrels, 6.6% ABV
‘Biere de Mars’ – ‘Beer of March’ – Saison fermented with brettanomyces, 6.4% ABV

pFriem Family Brewers
‘Tiny Saison’ – A refreshing and light spring saison, 3.2% ABV

Propolis Brewing
‘Granum’ – Herbal Farmhouse, brewed with spelt, rye, oats, wheat and barley, 7.5% ABV
‘Ostara’ – Spring amber saison brewed with woody herbs and chamomile, 7.5% ABV
‘Spruce Saison’ – Golden saison brewed with spruce tips, 7.5% ABV

Solera Brewery
‘Half Naked’ – A sour farmhouse ale, 6.5% ABV – This ale was also blended with Logsdon’s ‘Lentepunt’ to make ‘Half Naakte Paasvankantie’, which is Dutch for ‘Half Naked Spring Break’!

Stillwater Artisinal Ales
‘Cellar Door’ – A saison with sterling and citra hops and finished with white sage, 6.6% ABV
‘Stateside Saison’ – A classic farmhouse ale, 6.8% ABV

Stone Brewing Co.
‘Matt’s Burning Rosids’ – Imperial cherry wood smoked saison, 10.5% ABV
‘The Perfect Crime’ – Smoked Black Saison aged in red wine barrels (collab w/Evil Twin & Stillwater), 6.8%
‘The Tiger Cub’ – Saison aged in white wine barrels, 7.7% ABV

The Ale Apothecary
The Beer Formerly Know As ‘La Tache’ – A wild ale aged in dark rum barrels with white peaches, 8.4% ABV

The Bruery
‘Saison de Lente’ – A spring saison with brettanomyces, 6.5% ABV
‘Sour in the Rye’ – An oak barrel aged sour rye, 8.7% ABV

The Commons Brewery
‘Biere de Garde’ – A ‘Beer for keeping’ inspired by the farmhouse beers brewed in Northern France and Steve Jones, Proprietor and Cheesemonger at Cheese Bar in Portland, Oregon, 5.3% ABV
‘Populus’ – A golden farmhouse ale with OR grown Cascade hops and CA grown Coriander, 6% ABV
‘Urban Farmhouse’ – A light refreshing and highly sessionable farmhouse ale, 5.3%

Trinity Brewing Company
‘Blow up your TV’ – A table saison/grisette blend, 3.8% ABV
‘Saison Man’ – A chardonnay barrel aged session saison, 4.8% ABV
‘3 Flowers’ – An ‘orange hued’ saison aged on 3 secret varieties of flowers, 7.0% ABV

Upright Brewery
‘Fatali Four’ – Barrel aged ‘Four’, Belgian style wheat beer, with fatali chiles added, 4.5% ABV

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