Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

EPIC BREWING CAN RELEASE PARTY!

Friday, May 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9TH 6 to 9PM - Help us celebrate the release of Epic Brewing’s new cans:  “Escape to Colorado” IPA & “Hop Syndrome” Pilsner Lager.  Local rep and Saraveza friend, Ray Rohsler, will be in-house pouring samples and we’ll be tapping into some special kegs, including:

-“Sour Apple” Saison - 7.7% ABV
Sweet, yet dry and tart, apples spiced with coriander, grains of paradise, anise, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. There is no wrong way to enjoy this Saison Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale!

-“Brainless IPA - Belgian Style IPA - 6.4% ABV
Brainless® IPA pays tribute to the collaborative efforts of innovative brewers. The fruity Belgian yeast and powerful American hops relentlessly tease your pallet.

& “Escape to Colorado” IPA - 6.2% ABV
One sip and you’ll get the gist. This special hop-forward ale featuring Mosaic and whole leaf Apollo is both fruity and dank. We hope you enjoy our hoppy twist on the taste of freedom.

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

WIDMER/BREAKSIDE ‘SAISON A’ FLEURS’ RELEASE PARTY & TAP TAKEOVER!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 13TH at 6PM, It’s the official release of ‘Saison A’ Fleurs’, the latest in Widmer Brother’s Brewing Collaboration Series, to help celebrate their 30th Anniversary this year.  Brewed with Breakside Brewery, ‘Saison A’ Fleurs’ is inspired by the vibrant late spring and early summer seasons.  It is a lively farmhouse style ale brewed with Chrysanthemum, Jasmine and Szechuan Peppercorn.  This is a unique take on a traditional farmhouse style, marrying rich floral and tropical notes and white pepper yeast character with distinctive spice flavors of the Far East, 6.7% ABV.  The gang from Widmer Bros & Breakside will be in-house to help us celebrate!

Final Draft List:
NABA Gold Medal Winning!!!  Widmer/Breakside - “Saison a Fleurs”
Breakside - Aquavit Barrel-Aged “Saison a Fleurs”
Breakside - “Apollo & Dionysus” Gin Barrel-Aged “Saison a Fleurs”
Breakside - Passionfruit Sour
Breakside - Pilsner
Widmer - “Blinded By The White” White IPA w/Coriander & Orange Peel
Widmer - “Smokin’ & Munchin’” Rauch Schwarzbier
Widmer - 2012 “Old Embalmer” Barleywine
Widmer - 2013 “Raspberry” Russian Imperial Stout

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

LUNCHEON WITH THE LION:  FIRESTONE WALKER INVADES SARAVEZA FOR FATHER’S DAY!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

SUNDAY, JUNE 15TH from noon to 3PM, David Walker of Firestone Walker Brewing Co. will be at Saraveza enjoying Father’s Day lunch with some of FSW’s award-winning beers.  David will be available for casual conversation and will be speaking specifically about FSW’s barrel-aging program at 1:30pm, whilst you enjoy a special ‘Bangers & Mash’ pasty alongside the following delicious draft offerings:

-2011 “Abacus” Barrel-Aged Barleywine
-2013 “Stickee Monkee” Barrel-Aged Belgian-Style Quad
-“Parabajava” Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout Infused w/Coffee
-“Opal” Dry Hopped Saison
-“Wookey Jack” Unfiltered Black Rye IPA
-“Union Jack” American IPA
-“Pivo” Hoppy Pilsner

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

SIERRA NEVADA & BALLAST POINT TAP TAKEOVER & FUNDRAISER FOR WESTERN RIVERS CONSERVANCY!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 5TH at 6PM Join us for some delicious drafts from craft beer pioneers Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and Ballast Point Brewing.  We’ll be pouring some rarities and some vintage while raising awareness and some dollars for Western Rivers Conservancy.  There will be three ways you can donate:  Straight up cash in the bucket, purchase a draft and we’ll donate .50 from your purchase, or buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a killer Mountain Hardwear backpack filled with fun schwag and other cool prizes! 

Final Draft List:
-2010 Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary - “Jack & Ken’s” - Black Barleywine
-2010 Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary - “Our Brewer’s Reserve” - Oak Aged Bigfoot, Celebration & Fresh Pale Ale Blend
-Sierra Nevada - “Hoptimum” IIPA
-Sierra Nevada - “Ovila” Abbey Saison w/Mandarin Oranges & Peppercorns
-Sierra Nevada - “Southern Hemisphere Harvest” - Fresh Hop IPA
-Ballast Point - Dry Hopped “Sculpin” IPA Firkin
-Ballast Point - “Sour Wench” Blackberry/Marionberry Berliner Weisse
-Ballast Point - “Grunion” Pale Ale
-Ballast Point - “Three Sheets” Barley Wine
-Ballast Point - “Sea Monster” Imperial Stout

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

AGRARIAN FARM TO TABLE BREWER’S DINNER AT BAD HABIT ROOM

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Wednesday, June 11th, 6pm

 photo 13387971384_8c68cbb9bd_zpse4474c6e.jpgJoin us during Portland Beer Week for a special brewer hosted dinner at Bad Habit Room. Saraveza has invited Tobias Schock of Agrarian Ales to join forces with our own Chef Matthew Simons to create a late spring menu to pair with a specially curated list of Agrarian beers. We will be using a variety of Agrarian chiles and other local ingredients.


The price, $55 plus a processing fee, includes a five course menu with 6 beer pairings.
Tickets are on sale now at BeerBoutique.com
Gratuity not included in ticket price. Limited seating, secure your spot now for this very special night.

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Saraveza’s Chef Matthew Simons and Brian Steadham visited Agrarian’s brewery and farm recently to taste beer and talk ingredients. Together they created a menu of seasonal flavors with amazing beer pairings.


Here’s what to expect:

ANTIPASTI - assorted canapés, fruit, cheese, mussels in Agrarian’s poblano chile broth

Field Beer  Session Saison 4%abv

SOUP - spicy manhattan clam chowder with roasted corn & Agrarian’s fire roasted jalapeños

Indiginous Chile Corn Lager 5%abv

SALAD - asparagus in a lemon vinaigrette with new potatoes, shaved ham & soft poached egg

Belgener Weisse  Agrarian’s Berliner Weisse  3.5%abv

INTERMEZZO BEER Sunset - Red Ale 5%abv

MAIN - potato cake, white fish, spring vegetables with a tropical butter sauce

Seasonal Wit 

DESSERT - belgian chocolate & fruit parfait

Belgian Blonde

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

GREEN EGGS & HAM - FLAT TAIL LITTLE GREEN SAISON RELEASE & FREE BACON NIGHT!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 9TH 6 TO 10PM will be a very special Free Bacon Night, as we’ll have Flat Tail Brewing in the house to celebrate the release of their GABF Award winning dry-hopped saison, “Little Green”.  We’ll be pouring draft and will have bottles for sale and you’ll get a free slice of our house-cured bacon with every pint!

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

A Night for Packer Fans: “On the Road with the Green & Gold”

Thursday, May 1, 2014

patrickontheroadWED. MAY 21st: It’s always Packer season! Come out and talk Green Bay Packer football and join Patrick Hughes as he launches a Kickstarter Campaign to fund a book project entitled “On the Road with the Green & Gold – A Journey Into Packer Nation.” Gather at Sarazeza at 7p Wednesday May 21, Film Premiere of Patrick’s Kickstarter Video, “On the Road with the Green & Gold” at 8p. Wear your Green & Gold! Fans sporting Packer gear will be eligible for Green Bay Packer memorabilia.

“On the Road with the Green & Gold – A Journey into Packer Nation” is created for the fans of the Green Bay Packers. It aims to celebrate and illuminate the devotion, rituals and pride of arguably the most fervent fan base in the NFL during a time of unmatched connectivity.

On the road Patrick will immerse himself into the culture of Packer Nation by attending 10 games at either the historic Lambeau Field or away games at opposing venues. Additionally he will travel to six different Packer bars across the nation to take in games.

The output of this journey will be a book and a blog in which Patrick will recant the stories collected from Packer Fans across the nation. As well as detailing the places he visits, people he meets, circumstances encountered, and of course game day food and drink.

Come out, talk Packer football, learn about Patrick’s project and see the Premiere of his Kickstarter video. And of course Go Pack Go!patrick

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

A Mother’s Day Cider Brunch with Finn River at Bad Habit Room

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 9am-2pm
 photo ScreenShot2014-04-09at093551_zps5a8f46f5.pngIs mom a cider drinker? Well, Bad Habit Room is the place to be on Mother’s Day. Finnriver Farm &
Cidery  will be co-hosting Mother’s Day brunch with us this year! There will be craft ciders on draught as well a featured
deliciously concocted original Finnriver “Champagne” cocktail, the Finnriver
Royale, made with their award winning Méthode Champenoise Artisan Sparkling
Brut Cider.

Mom can enjoy her choice of a complimentary craft cider from our draught
offerings while she’s perusing the menu. Our brunch entrees will be paired
with featured ciders to help complete the cider experience and our very own
SugarPimp will have a sweet and tasty treat to offer especially for our
cider brunch.

You don’t have to be a mom to join us for brunch!

Bad Habit Room does not take reservations for brunch.  Last seating at 2pm.

On Draught:

Cider flights will be offered during brunch!

Finnriver Sparkling Pear Cider
An elegant sparkling cider made from heirloom and organic Washington dessert
apples, blended with the elegant sweetness and subtle delights of organic
ripe pear. A delightful, timeless taste of the orchard. 6.5% abv

Finnriver Seasonal Honey Meadow Cider
The Honey Meadow cider is Finnriver’s Spring release, featuring a bright
base of fermented organic apples, backsweetened with Olympic Peninsula honey
and infused with local lemon balm and chamomile. A delicate and complex
cider with just a kiss of honey sweetness drinking this might make you feel
like a happy honeybee after a great green day among the blossoms. 6.5% abv

Finnriver Farmstead Cider (limited draught release)
Finnriver’s Farmstead cider is the product of a community collaboration.
Each fall, north Olympic Peninsula neighbors are invited to bring their
bruised, bitter or bizarre backyard apples and Finnriver lovingly ferments
this charismatic collection of fruit. The result is a semi-sweet,
frontier-style cider with rustic origins and a juicy apple character. A
portion of every bottle sale is allocated to local food banks. 6.5% abv

Finnriver Fire Barrel Cider (limited draught release)
Finnriver is honored to present master cidermaker Drew Zimemrman’s
award-winning Fire Barrel cider. Pressed from traditional bittersweet apples
and aged in fire charred Kentucky bourbon barrels, this full-flavored cider
offers a hint of whiskey, oak aroma, notes of caramel and vanilla, a
lingering soft tannin finish. Drew’s passion for cider helped ignite the
cider renaissance in the Pacific Northwest. Finnriver is grateful for his
mentorship and strives to carry on a rooted cider tradition. 6.5% abv

Bad Habit Room 5433 N Michigan Ave

 

Saraveza New Updates — Monthly Archives: 05 2014

BAIRD & DEWAR’S FARMHOUSE CIDER - MEET THE CIDER MAKER!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 22ND 6PM, Baird & Dewar Farmhouse Cider’s, Zeb Dewar, will be in-house pouring samples and answering your cider questions.  We will also be tapping a special keg! 

Baird & Dewar Farmhouse Cider was started slowly and quietly as an extension of Zeb Dewar’s home cidermaking, with the intention of bringing traditional small-batch vintage English-style farmhouse cider to the northwest.

Zeb has made cider for over 15 years, and has worked for over 8 years as a cellar hand, assistant winemaker, and harvest manager at premium Willamette Valley And Columbia Gorge wineries. He has been making cider from apples grown at Baird Family Orchard for more than six years.

Trevor Baird is a highly regarded second generation farmer and fruit grower, whose peaches, cherries, and apples are used by many of Portland’s finest restaurants and breweries.

It is their mission to grow and produce interesting, honest, subtle, traditional, and unique vintage ciders, with respect for the craft, the planet, and the people they work with, and to have fun doing it!

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