Events

2016 Schedule

 

Thursday, June 2nd

 

Arch Rock Brewing Tap Take-Over @ Immortal Spirits: 4pm – 6pm
  • Kick off Medford Beer Week with Immortal Spirits & Distilling Co. We are hosting a tap take-over featuring Arch Rock Brewing from Gold Beach, Oregon. Four great beers to enjoy, one of which is a limited collaboration Absinthe barrel aged State of Jefferson Porter.

Classic Italian Meal Deal @ R&D’s: 10am – 4pm

  • 4” Classic Italian with a pint of beer and fries for $9.50.

Happy Day Beer Week Kick-Off @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

  • Happy Hour all day long!

“Hoppy Hour” All Day @ BricktownE Brewing: 11:30am – 10pm

  • “Hoppy Hour” pricing all day, plus live music with Eric Ledbetter from 6pm – 9pm.

Summer Beer Release @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm

  • Walkabout will be releasing a new beer for the Summer! The only way to find out the style and name is to come in and try it!

Beer Week Launch Party with Legionnaire Apparel @ Opposition Brewing Company: 4pm – 9pm

  • What better way to kick off beer week than with a party! Join us as we party hard with the fine folks from Legionnaire Apparel while drinking their very own Legion-Ale! This highly popular collaboration brew was released for the first time during last year’s Beer Week and we’re excited to be bringing it back this year! Joe Moxley will be hosting a live music concert again inside The Bunker where Tyler DeVoll from the Tyler DeVoll Band and America’s Got Talent will be playing some amazing acoustic sets. Admission is free! Please come join us for this very special beer release event. Blast doors up at 4pm, music starts at 5pm.

Kick-off Party with Ninkasi Brewing and Pint Rider @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 10pm

  • It’s our favorite week! Help us get it started with the Goddess. We’ll have Ninkasi in the house, showing you love only the way they can… And Medford’s newest beer attraction – Pint Rider. The Pint Rider bike is a beer touring bike that can take you and your friends for special occasions, beer tastings, or just an afternoon of pedaling around. They will be out front for you to check out their brand new bike that seats up to 15. So start the week off with Beerworks, Ninkasi, and Pint Rider.

Drunken Pictionary with Hop Valley Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 5pm – 8pm

  • The Hop Valley rep will be at Mr. Smith’s for a great evening of fun. Lots of prizes, special pricing, tastings, and buy the beer – get the pint.

Block 15 Tap Takeover @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm

  • Kick off Beer Week with a #blockout at Growler King! The Block 15 Team is working hard to make their way down here for this event, but no matter what, promise to show Medford lots of love with their Hop Experience Ale, Sticky Hands IPA, along side several other artfully brewed beers from up the road in Corvallis. Block 15 beer usually disappears quickly, so show up early to enjoy them all!

Wild Ride Brewing Tap Takeover @ The Growler King at Fair City Market: 5pm – 9pm

  • Named Best New Brewery in Oregon by Ratebeer.com, Wild Ride is killing it with some very tasty beer. We will feature their award winning peanut butter porter – The Nut Crusher – along with some other awesome and delicious beers!

Portal Brewing Company Beer Week Events

Wednesday, June 1st:  2nd annual Pre Beer Olympics Relay and Torch Run From Portal Brewing Co. to Walkabout Brewing. 

  • Come cheer Dr. Matt Sheehan on as he runs the only single man relay race in history to begin tomorrow’s festivities.  Start time 7:30om with a re-release of our Coconut Buckwheat Blonde

Tuesday June 2nd: 2nd Annual Iron Pint Competition @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • This is a competition of arm strength and tenacity. $20 gets you a T-shirt and a pint of our Imperial Wee Heavy and a shot at winning this year’s Iron Pint Championship at Portal Brewing Co. Winners will be announced on Facebook.

Tuesady, June 2nd: 2nd Annual “Beer Ink Beer” Haiku Competition @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

Best entries go into the permanent book at Portal Brewing. Haiku must meet traditional Haiku guidelines.No entry fee. Drop off your hard copy submissions and include your name and phone number or email address.

 

 

Friday, June 3rd

 

“All Jacked Up” IPA Release & Block Party with Wild Ride Brewing @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 9pm
  • Come and experience our newest creation, made in collaboration with the very talented folks from Wild Ride Brewing Company in Redmond Oregon – A Jackfruit IPA!! We’re calling this one All Jacked Up, and with its heavy citrus influence, it’s certain to please the West Coast IPA lovers far and wide. We’re honored to have Wild Ride on site with their sweet beer trailer to party with us! We’re taking the party outside for this one, and will have Peruvian Point here slinging their amazing grub and a DJ rocking tunes for all night long! It’s a block party you won’t want to miss!
Walkabout’s Jive Coulis Jam @ Walkabout Brewing: 5:30pm – 8pm
  • Jive Coulis will be performing on the Walkabout lawn! You can check out their music on Itunes and Spotify. We will have beer pouring inside and out, as well as Curbside Kings serving some delicious food
Medford Beer Week Golf Tournament @ Centennial Golf Club: 5pm
  • The Caldera Brewery Scramble. A 9 hole, 4 man scramble at centennial golf Club. “9 holes of Fun and Games” Shotgun start at 5:00PM
  • For non-players that want to come down and enjoy great food with an amazing view and delicious beer, we will have a Tap Takeover from Caldera Brewing in the restaurant and Beer specials all day long. The players will receive beer tastings and play in fun contests on the course during the tournament. We will have Awards and Keg beer for the players following play.
  • We will also have our Friday Night Prime Rib Dinner available to everyone, players or not. Should be a great time for all!

Mac and Jack’s Mayhem Friday Special @ R&D’s: 10am – 4pm

  • Pair a Mac and Jacks African Amber with our 4” Cubano sandwich and small fries for $9.50. Random Mack and Jack’s swag giveaways all day!

Lucille’s Lucky Lemon Ale Release Party @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • It’s back! Come enjoy it!

Food and Beer Pairings @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 11pm

  • Entrees will be served with two 4oz beer tasters.
  • Salmon Raviolis: IPA / Nut Brown
  • Deli Delight: Nut Brown / ESB
  • Festiva: Kolsch / Honey Wheat

Get Canned @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm – 9pm

  • Bring in a can of food and get $1 off your pint of beer. One per customer please.

Summer Twilight Music Series with the Growler King @ Roxy Ann Winery: 6:30pm – 9pm

  • Beer meets wine as the patio at Roxy Ann Winery will be officially opening for the summer. The Growler King will have their “Beer Truck” up at the winery for an amazing night of beer and wine pairings! Beer, wine, food, music… this leaves you with no excuse not to be there!

“Grab a Can” with Hop Valley Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm

  • Come down and try some amazing hard to get beer on tap that we don’t normally see in Southern Oregon, and then take a blind draw from a big cooler full of Hop Valley cans for a very special price. Whichever ones you pull, you know they’re going to be great. These guys never leave Eugene without a truckload of swag.

Meet the Brewer with Rusty Bucket Brewing @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm

  • Join us and meet the brewer / owner of Rusty Bucket Brewing. This nano brewery is one of the best around. Come enjoy their Sniper Imperial IPA along with some other small batch, hard to find brews.

Tap Takeover and Growler Sale with Ballast Point Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm

  • We’re bringing just a little bit of San Diego into Jacksonville tonight. Join us for a tasting of several of the amazing beers from Ballast Point. Lots of fun stuff, and $2 off all growlers to go of Ballast Point beer.

Portal Brewing Tap Take-Over @ Wiley’s Trattoria on Front Street: 7:30pm

  • Come check out the new kids on the block, on Front Street in Downtown Medford, half way between Portal and Elements

 

Saturday, June 4th

 

Brews, Bluegrass, and BBQ @ Roxy Ann Winery: 12pm – 8pm

  • Tap into the best of the Rogue Valley’s food, drink, and music at the 4th annual Brew, Bluegrass, ans BBQ as THRIVE kicks off Medford Beer Week at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Rd. Medford, 541-897-0612. 8 Hours! 5 Bands! 26 Rogue Valley Microbrews on tap! Food vendors featuring locally raised meats, Roxy Ann Wine, and Wild River Root Beer! Family fun! Event proceeds go to THRIVE’s local food programs. Admission includes commemorative pint glass and tasting tickets. Buy tickets online beginning May 1st at www.roguebbb.org
2nd Annual Subs, Suds, and Spuds Eating Contest @ R&D’s: 2:30pm – 7pm
  • Join us and 10 Barrel Brewing for an eating contest and beer tasting. Contestants will compete in the Ultimate Eating Challenge: 2ft Pastrami Sub with 5lbs of our famous pastrami, 1lb of French fries, and a beverage of choice. Cash prizes for first, second, and third place! The Q100.3 crew will be on site, and live music by Whodathunkit begins at 4:30pm.
Ninkasi Brewing Tap Take-Over @ Rogue Growler: 3:30pm – 7pm
  • With a freshly finished patio area, and several rare Ninkasi brews on tap, including one made from yeast cultivated in outer space, you don’t want to miss out! Thirsty humans will be rewarded with unique bottle openers made in-house at the Ninkasi metal shop (www.ninkasibrewing.com/about/ninkasi-metal/) as well as other beer worthy gifts.

Kegs and Eggs with Buttercloud Bakery and Café, and Oakshire Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 10am – 1pm

  • It’s the 4th Annual Kegs and Eggs breakfast party at Beerworks with our good friends from Buttercloud. Special pricing on “Kegs and Eggs” Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Pastry along with tastings of the Oakshire Brewing Overcast Espresso Stout. But don’t stop there, try some other great Oakshire beers, or grab one of the 600 beers we have on hand. It’s not too early for beer… its 10am somewhere…

Brunch and Brews @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 10am – 1pm

  • Come enjoy some pancakes, eggs, bacon, and brisket hash to go along with one of the Growler King’s fine beers. The food and pint will be lumped into an awesome meal deal!

Seasonal Beer Release @ BricktownE Brewing: 11:30am – 10pm

  • Come try out our latest seasonal beer. Buy a pint and receive a pint glass for $1. CHEERS!!!

Taste of Jacksonville With Hop Valley @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 12pm – 4pm

  • Britt kicks off their season with their Taste of Jacksonville event, and we’re joining in the fun with tastings from Eugene’s award winning Hop Valley Brewing. There will be some fun giveaways, and a chance for you to tour the new store.

Char and Chug @ Opposition Brewing Company: 12pm – 9pm

  • Come on down for a BYOM (Bring Your Own Meat) BBQ at Opposition Brewing. Grill grilling utensils along with disposable service ware provided – you bring the food! We’ll be offering beer specials all day.

Boneyard Brewing Tap Take Over @ The Growler King at Fair City Market: 3pm – 8pm

  • 5+ taps of world class beer, awesome giveaways, and Boneyard Crowler Cans… What more could you ask for? Come enjoy with us at The Growler King @ Fair City Market!

3rd Annual One-Armed Triathlon @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm

  • A triathlon competition of games that can be played beer-in-hand at Walkabout Brewery! Featured games include: darts, ladder ball, and bean bags. The prize for the winning team will be two passes for 18 holes of golf at Centennial Golf Course!

International Cheese and Beer Pairing @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • It’s a pairing of beer and cheese, with the special featured pairing: Dubliner Cheddar with Shillelagh Imperial Irish Red Ale.

Meet the Brewer with De Garde Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 8pm

  • Specializing in live wild yeast beers, De Garde has quickly taken the craft beer world by storm, winning awards and top marks by beer industry insiders. Come meet Trevor Rogers and find out why he cares about his small wild yeast process.

Keep it Rolling with Caldera Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 8pm

  • Taste of Jacksonville wasn’t enough for you? Stick around and meet Ray Cato from Caldera brewing and try some of their incredible Bourbon Barrel Aged Toasted Coconut Porter. There will be other special Caldera beer on tap as well. And we heard that Cato likes to give things away…

Food and Beer Pairings @ Wild River Pizza: 5pm – 11pm

Entrees will be served with two 4oz beer tasters.

  • Salmon Raviolis: IPA / Nut Brown
  • Deli Delight: Nut Brown / ESB
  • Festiva: Kolsch / Honey Wheat

Four Course Farm Dinner with Oregon Craft Beers @ Lark’s Restaurant at Inn at the Commons: 6pm – 8pm

  • Celebrating Beer Week with a four course farm dinner paired with Oregon craft beers. Breweries will be: Pelican, Laurelwood, Boneyard, and Three Creeks. Please call 541-774-4760 for reservations. Open seating in the lounge, we will seat from spproximately 6pm – 8pm. $50 per guest.

Movie Night @ The Collier Center for the Performing Arts at the Craterian Theater: 6:30pm

  • Come enjoy a tasty brew as you hang out and watching Bob and Doug in the 1980s classic movie Strange Brew. Prizes and discounts for those who arrive dressed as a character from the movie. We’ll have a special release beer and some tasty food for sale. Movie starts @ 7pm!

 

Sunday, June 5th

 

2nd Annual Beer Pong Tournament @ BricktownE Brewing: 4pm – 8pm
  • 12 Team elimination bracket to find out who The Valley’s best beer pong team is. $50 gift certificate for the winning team, and beer and food specials all night. So even if you’re not in the tournament, come down and enjoy one of Medford’s best breweries!
2nd Annual Home Brews and Blues @ Biologic Brewing Supply: 1pm – 5pm
  • We will have live blues music, Homebrewing demonstrations, Food Trucks, and free Beer! Taps from a variety of locals Breweries. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes.

5th Annual Kickball Tournament with Deschutes Brewing @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 11am – 6pm

  • The Schoolhaus Brewhaus and Deschutes Brewing present the 5th Annual Beer Week Kickball Tournament. Sign up early as spaces are limited. Beer sample offering Beer Wenches abound with new and favorite Deschutes brews flowing all day. Teams compete in a double elimination bracket for the coveted Deschutes Kickball Trophy (and of course bragging rights!). Always a Beer Week favorite. $50 per team. Minimum 8 players fielded (teams are co-ed, 21+ only on the field, minors welcome in the audience). Sign up at www.theschoolhaus.com/kickball.html

Pint and Pretzel @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

  • Pint of beer served with house made pretzel bites and cheese sauce for $6.

Mill City Brew Werks Tap Take-Over @ The Rogue Growler: 1pm – 4pm

  • Do not miss this event!!! Mark Zech, head brewer and owner of Mill City Brew Werks will be sharing his 400 year old recipes from 16 generations of family brewing! He will be pouring a rare, barrel aged raspberry infused stout, plus a few other surprises…

Special Release Sunday @ Beerworks Medford: 2pm

  • Just like every Sunday afternoon, we will be tapping some special release beers that are hard to get ahold of. But where we normally tap just one special keg, this is Beer Week, so we’re breaking out some big dogs.

Special Release Sunday @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 2pm

  • Just like every Sunday afternoon, we will be tapping some special release beers that are hard to get ahold of. But where we normally tap just one special keg, this is Beer Week, so we’re breaking out some big dogs.

Ring the Bull Tournament @ Opposition Brewing Company: 4pm – 6pm

  • Join us at The Bunker for the 4th Annual “Ring the Bull” tournament. Competition is fierce every year, and the “Sharp Shooter” dog tag is coveted, to practice up and see if you have what it takes to beat our defending champions! Blast doors go up at noon. First round begins at 4pm!

Zak’s Razberry Lambic Release Party @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • Join us for the release of this amazing lambic.

 

Monday, June 6th

 

Spicy Reuben Sandwich Paired with Southern Oregon Brewing @ R&D’s: 10am – 4pm

  • Pair a Southern Oregon Brewing Porter with our 4” Spicy Reuben and small fries for $9.50.

Beer and Brats @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

  • Pint of beer served with a Taylor’s Bratwurst with sauerkraut and onion on the side for $8.

Beer Label Competition @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • Come up with a name and make a beer label for Portal Brewing’s new Rye Pale Ale. Artwork is to be submitted by 5pm and should be 7” wide x 5” high. All two dimensional medias accepted. If you want to submit a three dimensional work, please take a picture of it or jpeg and bring it in. Prizes TBA on Facebook. Please label your work with name and contact information.

Ninkasi Brewing Night @ Porters: 5pm – 7pm

  • Beer tasting on the patio, and a pint pairing with a Happy Hour special.

Ladies Night @ Opposition Brewing Company: 5pm – 9pm

  • Hey Ladies!! Come on down and occupy The Bunker for a night dedicated just to you. NO BOYS ALLOWED! We’ll have Quady North’s expert on hand offering up some of their finest vinos, as well as Dogwood Distilling sampling up their delicious spirits! There’s gonna be a paint party hosted by Painted Expressions of Southern Oregon, and Paparazzi Jewelry will have their wares available for those wishing to get their bling on!! This year we’ll also be taking a field trip next door to do some shopping at Lagionnaire Apparel and Emz Blendz Soap Company!! We will, of course, be pouring our own beers (discounted just for you) and offering up some appetizers to munch on. Swag raffles all night! Remember: LADIES ONLY tonight!

Tropical Slam with Ballast Point Brewing @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm

  • Join us for a tropical tap take over with Ballast Point Brewing. We will enjoy some Grapefruit Sculpin, Pineapple Sculpin, Watermelon Dorado, and Mango Even Keel. Awesome discounts and giveaways to go along with some refreshing brews!

Centennial Golf Club Monday Night BBQ Kick Off Party with Hop Valley Brewing: 5pm to 9pm

  • We will have Live original music by Jon Galfano, along with our “Monday Night BBQ” menu in full swing with great beer pairings and tastings from Hop Valley Brewery. We will be offering beer specials all day and our taps for the day will all be Hop Valley Brews. The first of many… Monday Night BBQ’s run through September!

Trivia Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 6pm – 8pm

  • Walkabout Brewing will be hosting its monthly Trivia Night featuring Triviamaster Josh Lenker. There will be prizes for the first and second place teams, door prizes, and more! Come join the fun, and see you at Walkabout!

“Sour Monday / Bitter Monday” with 10 Barrel Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 6pm – 9pm

  • Join us to celebrate the sourness and bitterness of Monday. Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing makes some of the best sour ales and IPAs in the state, and this is a night when you can enjoy both.

Geeks Who Drink Night @ BricktownE Brewing: 7pm

  • Come try your hand at an evening of all beer related trivia with the team from Geeks Who Drink.

 

Tuesday, June 7th

 

IPAs! @ Growler King at Fair City Market: 4pm – 9pm
  • Come join us for a night of amazing IPAs! We will have 10 taps of all kinds of different IPAs, the only catch… they must have a score of 95+ on Beeradvocate.com — You will never find a tap list quite like this again.

Pint for a Cause @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

$1 from every pint goes to one of the following local charities… your choice.

  • Crater Athletic Department
  • American Cancer Society / Relay for Life
  •  Habitat for Humanity

Pints for Humanity @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm

  • Come down to Walkabout Brewing and drink a few pints for humanity! Walkabout will be donating a dollar of every beer sold to Habitat for Humanity, an organization that helps those in need build affordable housing.

Ladies Night & 2 Towns Ciderhouse Tap Take-Over @ The Rogue Growler: 4pm – 7pm

  • Come meet Amanda Carraway! She’s pouring some amazing Oregon brewed ciders made entirely with PNW ingredients! Amanda is giving away free 2 Towns pint glasses to the first 20 people to oreder cider! She will also be raffling off hats, Ts, and 64 oz growlers every 30 minutes. This is every cider lover’s dream take-over!

Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • Special feature for this will be Lucky Lucille’s Lemon Ale paired with “Savannah Smiles” lemon cookies. Come early. Supplies won’t last long.

Walkabout Brewing Night, Support Local! @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 4pm – 7pm

  • We will be playing games and raffling off prizes as well as sampling some of this local brewery’s wonderful beers.

Caldera Brewing Night @ Porters: 5pm – 7pm

  • Beer tasting on the patio, and a pint pairing with a Happy Hour special.

Small Batch Tuesday with Sunriver Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 8pm

  • Have a taste of Central Oregon with Sunriver Brewing. They’re bringing some rare small batch beers that you can normally only have after a 3 hour drive. So save yourself some time, come see our new store in Jville, and leave with some fun givaways.

Hops Painting Class @ BrincktownE Brewing: 6pm – 8pm

  • Come in and spend a couple of hours creating a beautiful HOP painting. Sign-ups are at BricktownE or on Tia Mckenzie’s facebook page: tiamckenzieart. $30 includes supplies and instruction.
    Also FREE pool all day.

Paint and Pints with Pelican Brewery @ The Collier Center for the Performing Arts at the Craterian Theater: 6pm – 8:30pm

  • Paint and Pints is the perfect brew of creativity and conversation. Drink a pint (or two) and create a masterpiece. Painting hosted by Jerilyn Pool, known on Twitter as AuntMarvel.
  • Is painting not your thing?  Join us and Pelican Brewery in the main lobby for samples, prize giveaways, and great conversation. We’ll also have a special release from Pelican only to be found in Southern Oregon here at the Craterian.
  • Tickets are $35 and limited to 35 people, so be sure to RSVP. Contact the box office for more information: 541-779-3000, www.careterian.org

Ninkasi Dunk Tank & Comedy Night @ The Bo Club: 6pm – 9pm

  • Tricerahops and Velocihopter Double IPA’s accompany a Dunk Tank, (with a Dino-Clad Quannah in the Tank) and the Black Market Comedy Troup, and delicious grub and other Ninkasi special selections!

 

Wednesday, June 8th

 

Sam Adams Rebel IPA Challenge / Pairing @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 4pm – 7pm
  • Come on down and try out some of Buffalo’s spicier sauces paired up with this legendary beer. We will also be sampling out some of the new Sam Adams nitro beers. Lots of prizes for everyone who participates!

Double Eagle Imperial Stout Float Day @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

  • Pint of stout with a scoop of vanilla ice cream just $5.

Discount Growlers @ BricktownE Brewing: 11:30am – 10pm

  • Special pricing on our growlers all day!

Workers Wednesday @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm

  • Have a job in Medford? Come into Walkabout sporting a nametag or work uniform and get $3 pints of the Walkabout Flagship Worker’s Pale Ale! Worker’s 22oz bottles and growler fills will be discounted as well!

Drunken Spelling – Vocabulary Competition g @ Portal Brewing: 4pm

  • Featuring Donegal’s Break Oat Stout on nitro, and Tagalongs. Come Early. Supplies won’t last.

Taste of Sunriver Brewing @ Harry & David Country Village: 4pm – 6pm

  • Can you say cans?!?! Don’t miss out on Sunriver Brewing Co.’s new Fuzztail Hefeweizen & Rippin NW Ale cans. To add to the fun, Vicious Mosquito IPA and S.U.P. Seasonal Ale will also be available in 22oz bottles.

Klamath Basin Brewing Tap Take-Over @ The Rogue Growler: 4pm – 8pm

  • Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet the head brewer for Klamath Basin Brewing. Corey Zschoche will be on hand to talk about, and sample, some of his year round, seasonal, and special one-off releases on tap. The tap line up will also include their Belgian Pale, River Days Wheat IPA, Notch Eight IPA, and Defiance Double IPA.

Heart of Darkness Dark Ale Trail @ Beerworks Medford, BricktownE Brewing, and Portal Brewing: 5pm – 10pm

  • Pick up your Heart of Darkness Ale Trail card at any of the three participating businesses, and then visit each one in whatever order you like, and buy a dark beer. Any kind of dark beer, your choice. When you finish the trail, leave your trail card with the last stop and it will be entered into a drawing to win fabulous prizes.

Down Under with Walkabout @ Mr Smith’s: 5pm – 7pm

  • Enjoy our special of the day with Walkabout. Special pricing, tastings, giveaways, and buy the beer – get the pint.

Hop Valley Brewing Night @ Porters: 5pm – 7pm

  • Beer tasting on the patio, and a pint pairing with a Happy Hour special.

Mill City Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm

Pinewood Derby Race Benefitting JHS / Jacksonville Children’s Museum with Lagunitas Brewing @ Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6pm

  • Come relive on of your favorite childhood memories (or come make a new one!) Pick up a kit, deck out your race car, and bring your “A” game to the track! Lagunitas tap take-over to boot! Kits can be purchased at the Schoolhaus for $10 with 100% of the proceeds going toward the Jacksonville Heritage Society to restore the Jacksonville Children’s Museum. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 6pm weigh in.

Beer 101 @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 6pm – 8pm

  • Come join the Growler King on our pursuit to know and appreciate great beer. We will have a well-schooled professor of beer teach us how to properly taste our brews. We will have a limited number of seats, so check out our website or Facebook for more info. Gain knowledge, drink beer… that is life’s motto.

Beer Dinner with Opposition Brewing @ Downtown Market Company: 6pm – 8pm

  • Enjoy a gourmet four course dinner and beer tasting event sure to please any palate! Chef Braden Hitt of Over Easy will be preparing food specifically designed to pair with four of Opposition Brewing Co.’s most popular brews! Space is limited for this exclusive dining event with only 20 seats available in Downtown Market Company’s beautiful patio space. Cost is $65 / person and reservations are available on a first come first serve basis. Full menu available at www.facebook.com/oppositionbrewing. Reserve your space today by emailing Downtown Market Company at downtownmarketco@charter.net

Beer and Cheese Pairing with Rogue Creamery @ Beerworks Medford: 6pm – 8pm

  • Cheese shop manager Tom Van Voorhies will be here with three amazing cheeses that will be paired with beers from our over 600 beer collection. If you thought that wine and cheese was a good pairing, wait until you try beer and cheese.

 

Thursday, June 9th

 

Beer-a-palooza @ The Collier Center for the Performing Arts at the Craterian Theater: 5:30
  • Join us for comic JANEANE GARAFOLO! Things will kick off with our opening act, local guitar wizards, The Fret Drifters. During pre-show and intermission we will have a special release Ninkasi Brewing beer for sale at the concession counter. After intermission enjoy the main act of the evening, actress and comedian Janeane Gorafolo! For over 20 years Gorafolo has entertained people through her work in film, television, radio, and as a stand-up comedian. All guests 21+ will receive a custom event pint glass and enjoy beer tastings from Walkabout Brewing, Base Camp Brewing, Hop Valley Brewing Co., and Ninkasi Brewing! Tickets for concert and beer tasting are $38, $35, & $32.
  • VIP FOUNDERS DINNER: Limited tickets available for a special VIP experience! Join Jamie Floyd, co-founder of Ninkasi Brewing and enjoy a dining event featuring Ninkasi beers paired with an array of delicious BBQ food. Hear from Jamie how Ninkasi has grown to rank 36th out of 4,225 US craft breweries in beer sales. Enjoy the beer! Enjoy the food! Enjoy the show! VIP tickets are $125
  • 5:00pm Lobby doors for VIP ticket holders includes appetizers / 5:30pm Dinner
    5:30pm Lobby doors for Beer Tasting/Concert only ticket holders
    Concert begins at 7:30pm
  • VIP Tickets click here: http://www.craterian.org/event/beer-week-brew-a-palloza-vip-founders-dinner/
    Beer/Concert only tickets click here: http://www.craterian.org/event/janeane-garofalo/

Drink Local @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 10pm

  • Pint of beer + glass = $7.

“Hoppy Hour” All Day @ BricktownE Brewing: 11:30am – 10pm

  • “Hoppy Hour” pricing all day.
Portal Brewing Bear Creek Path Ride: @ Portal Brewing Talent: Ride starts at 1pm
  • 1pm start from our new location in Talent (109 Talent Ave.) if you enjoy coffee will have “Brewed-A-Lee Honest” cold brew coffee on nitro to get you jacked for the bike ride. Your ride ends when you arrive at our original Medford pub and celebrate with one of our many tasty beers on tap: Rye Pale, and rerelease of our “Toasted” Coconut Buckwheat Blonde and “ Dances with Coconuts” coconut brown, Riptide IPA and more. Goes until closing time!

Growler Fill Day @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm

  • For Growler Fill Day, we will be filling all Walkabout-branded growlers for 50% off, as well as non-Walkabout growlers for $2 off! Come on in and grab some beer to go!

Stone Brewing Tap Take-Over @ The Rogue Growler: 4pm – 8pm

  • Come meet Caitlyn Greffly, Stone Brewing Sales Rep for the entire PNW! She’s going to style us up with two brand new seasonal beers released a few day prior to this takeover! One is a German Style Wheat Beer named Citrusywit, and an unbelievably delicious Mocha IPA! We are also tapping their freshly brewed, Enjoy By Double West Coast IPA, with big citrus hop aromas and a 37 day shelf life… so rush on over! Raffles, trivia giveaways and free pint glasses to the first thirsty beer enthusiasts!

“Ashfall Amber” Release Party with Cerakote @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 9pm

  • We’ve teamed up with the fine folks of Cerakote Ceramic Coatings to create a silky smooth Amber Ale sure to please any beer purist. Representatives from Cerakote will be joining us to celebrate this amazing beer release, and we’ll be raffling off some killer swag (can you say Cerakoted Hydroflasks?!?!). Blast doors open at 4pm. First raffle drawn at 5pm.

Wild Ride Brewing Night @ Porters: 5pm – 7pm

  • Beer tasting on the patio, and a pint pairing with a Happy Hour special.

Sunriver Brewing Tap Take Over @ The Growler King at Fair City Market: 5pm – 9pm

  • Join us for some of Sunriver Brewing’s delicious flagship brews along with some small batch beers you won’t be able to find anywhere else. We will have amazing beer, awesome giveaways, and great people. Cheers!

Beer Dinner with Firestone Walker Brewing @ Elements: 6pm

  • Join us at Elements for a special four course beer dinner with food by award winning Chef Mike Hite, paired with the beer from award winning brewery Firestone Walker. This is an RSVP event only, with limited seating availability, so call the restaurant at 541-779-0135 to reserve your place at this dinner that is sure to please. $55 per person, doors open at 6pm. We will be closed to the public this evening.

Beer and Food Pairing with Lost Coast Brewing @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 6pm – 9pm

  • Come on down! We will be sampling and pairing up our fantastic wings with some of Lost Coast’s most popular beers.

The Laurelwood Luau and Hawiian Shirt Contest with Sunrise Café and Laurelwood Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 6pm – 9pm

  • The party is on! Come enjoy some amazing limited release offerings from PDX’s Laurelwood Brewing and some authentic Hawaiian food from Medford’s Sunrise Café. Come dressed in your “best” Hawaiian shirt, because we’re going to have a contest and give away prizes to the ones we all like best.

Giant Jenga with Lagunitas Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 6pm – 10pm

  • Think you’re a Jenga Master? Come try your hand at the giant Lagunitas Jenga, and get special pricing on Lagunitas beers.

Fresh Squeezed BBQ and Kegger with Deschutes Brewing @ The Bo Club: 6pm – Late

  • Live music by The Evening Shades. Starts at 6pm, goes until… BBQ is three kinds of steak: large, medium, or small T-Bone with corn on the cob and potato salad. Swag and samples from Deschutes Brewery.

Movies in the Biergarden with Worthy Brewing @ Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 8pm

  • What’s better than watching The Goonies? Watching The Goonies under the stars with a delicious stein of Worthy beer in your hand! Kicking off a full summer of Thursday night movies in the biergarten with one of our all time favorites. Get here early to get a seat. Movie starts at dusk.

 

Friday, June 10th

 

Block Party @ Growler King at Quality Market: 4pm – 9pm
  • Come join us for our 2nd Annual Block Party! We will have an awesome afternoon of beer, food, live music, and tons of games and giveaways for the whole family. We will be featuring our very own burgers and beer, as well as a taco truck and Chef Jeff’s Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Admission is free for everyone, and beer and food will be discounted. Come have some fun with The Growler King @ Quality Market! Cheers!
Hopservatory Collaboration Release with Ecliptic Brewing and Worthy Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
  • Two of our favorite breweries have a collaboration brew celebrating the opening of the Worthy Observatory – Hopservatory Tropical Imperial IPA, and we’re the very first people in the world to pour it! You’ll also get a chance to try some of both breweries very best beers on tap. This event is going to be out of this world. Join us for a very special Friday night double header at our new place in Jacksonville in the Orth Building on Oregon Street underneath La Fiesta.
Star Wars Laser Tag Benefitting ACCESS – Cooking Matters with Hop Valley Brewing @ Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6pm – 10pm
  • An epic battle between the light and dark! Choose your side, dress the part, and come out for a night of Star Wars themed play. Teams of 4 (bring your own or we’ll help you find a pick-up), costumes strongly encouraged, Bracket style play in 15 minute rounds.
  • Live music provided by Odas Williams Soul Revue and Star Wars screening in our Death Star Bar all night long. 21+ ONLY. Hop Valley Alpha Squadron IPA and Light Saber Lager on tap, only $3.
  • $5 per person to play. Bring 5 items of non-perishable food for ½ off playing fee. 100% of proceeds support ACCESS – Cooking Matters.

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 11pm

  • $3.75 pints until 5pm.
  • Food and beer pairings from 5pm – 11pm.
  • Northwest Fresh: IPA / Nut Brown
  • Fresco: Kolsch / Honey Wheat
  • Linguini ala Siciliana: ESB / Stout

Boneyard Brewing Tap Take-Over @ The Rogue Growler: 4pm – 7pm

  • Kate (The Great) Moletta will pack the house by pouring Boneyard’s amazing tribute beer named after Bert Grant’s legacy, The Ale Master IPA. It can be categorized as a dank, resinous IPA with a medium-bodied mouthfeel and a strong hop presence! You can’t miss this one. We will also be tapping their Blood Orange Pale Ale, Pabo Pilsner, and more. Raffles, trivia, hats, T’s and free glasses for the first 20 folks to order a pint of Boneyard craft deliciousness!

4th Annual Ninkasi Total Domination Dodgeball Tournament @ Downtown Medford Alley: 6pm

  • Check-in will be from 5:30-5:55pm, games beginning promptly at 6pm at Bartlett Street off Main in Old Town. Last year the tournament filled prior to the deadline, if you and/or your team are interested in participating this year, please register online now to reserve your spot. The final registration is June 8th.

Dart Throw Tournament @ Opposition Brewing Company: 5pm – 8pm

  • Is there a more traditional bar game than darts?! We think not, and we’re celebrating this classic game of skill with a high stakes tournament. So grab your set of darts and come on down to compete against your fellow beer lovers. We’ll be giving away Opposition swag to the winners so practice up! Blast doors go up at 4pm. Competition begins at 5pm.

Come Get a Taste of the Coast with Lost Coast Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 6pm – 8pm

  • Lost Coast Brewing pints paired with fish and chips, our home made clam chowder, and coleslaw. Lots of giveaways and prizes, plus buy the beer – keep the pint.

Lego Fire Walking with Firestone Walker Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 6pm – 9pm

  • We’re welcoming in the amazing Firestone Walker to challenge you to every parent’s nightmare. Walk 10 feet barefoot over legos with a full pint of Firestone Walker beer without spilling, and you win prizes. You can also get a chance to try some great limited release beers from this quality producer. Legos are being supplied by Grants Pass’ Rebel Bricks.

Pyramid / Portland Brewing Tap Take Over @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 6pm – 9pm

  • We will be filling our tap line with several beers available for sampling. Some of these beers will be one night only offerings, so don’t miss out!

Live Music @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm – 9pm

  • Featuring Jon Galfano.

Black Market Comedy Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 6pm – 8pm

  • Black Market Comedy, the premiere stand up comedy group of Southern Oregon, will be making their debut performance with Walkabout Brewing! Show starts at 7pm. Parental discretion is advised.

 Friday Hot Pastrami w/10 Barrel @ R&D’s Sandwich Factory: 11am-Close

  • Pair a 10 Barrel Brewing pint with our 4” hot Pastrami sandwich & small fries for $9.50

 

Saturday, June 11th

 

Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival @ Bartlett Street and Middleford Alley in OldTown Medford: 12pm – 8pm
  • With over 25 breweries showing off their best offerings (over 50 beers to sample), this event is a “must attend” for Medford Beer Week. $16 gets you a commemorative pint glass and 5 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets are 5 for $5 or 12 for $10. Food by Fired Up, Downtown Market Co., Peruvian Point, and Wok Star. Water provided by Southern Oregon Subaru. Finish your week at Southern Oregon’s only beer-centric beer festival. Pre-sale tickets available at Beerworks Medford and Beerworks Jacksonville for $14. Located in OldTown Medford on Bartlett Street north of Main Street. 21+ ONLY.

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: 10:30am – 11pm

  • $3.75 pints until 5pm.
  • Food and beer pairings from 5pm – 11pm.
  • Coconut Shrimp: Honey Wheat / Nut Brown
  • Stout Burger: ESB / Stout
  • Mediterranean Rotini: Kolsch / IPA

T-Shirt Day @ BricktownE Brewing: 11:30am – 10pm

  • Buy a BricktownE T-shirt and get a pint of beer for a buck (one per customer please).

Meet the Brewer with Mazama Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 2pm – 6pm

  • Mazama Brewing owner and head brewer, Jeff Tobin, will be on hand sampling some of Mazama’s latest brews. Stop by to try some of these delicious Oregon brewed beers and chat with Jeff about Mazama!

Selfie Saturday @ Walkabout Brewing: 2pm – 8pm

  • Take a selfie on the Walkabout patio and post it on Facebook or Instagram to recieve discounted beer prices! Must be following Walkabout on Facebook or Instagram to receive discount.

 

Week Long Events

 

The “Beermuda Triangle” Growler Challenge @ Beerworks Medford, Growler King at Quality Market, and Rogue Growler

  • Buy a 64oz growler to go at each of these places during Medford Beer Week, get a stamp on your Beermuda Triangle Passport, and get entered into a drawing for prizes from all three businesses. You can pick up your passport at any one of the places when you buy your first one, and drop it off at any of the places after buying your third. Upon finishing the challenge you get a special Beermuda Triangle trucker hat.

 

Burger Special @ Mr. Smith’s

  • All week long come in and get the sourdough bacon cheeseburger with our home made potato salad paired with any of our craft beers for a special price.