Swift Heirloom Draft Launch & Meet the Brewer
Oct
15
5:00 PM17:00

Swift Heirloom Draft Launch & Meet the Brewer

Swift Cider releases the first small batch of its long-awaited Heirloom cider series at Belmont Station TONIGHT! Guests can try draft pours of Batch 1: The Sauvie Island Keeve . Founder and head cider maker Aidan Currie will be in-house to tell us more about his plans to release a few small batches monthly featuring distinctive blends of rare estate-grown cider apples from Sauvie Island. Get your first taste here!

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Bale Breaker/Crux Way Two Fresh IPA Release Party
Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

Bale Breaker/Crux Way Two Fresh IPA Release Party

Two breweries making the same Fresh Hop beer at the same time! Come try Way Two Fresh Double IPA -- both versions -- on tap in the Biercafe. Then stick around for some other great offerings from both Bale Breaker and Crux Fermentation Project:

Bale Breaker:

Citra Slicker IPA (Collaboration w/ Cloudburst)

Piled High Fresh Hop IPA

Crux:

Dr. Jack Fresh Hop IPA

Off the Fence Fresh Hop Pale Ale

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Grains of Wrath/Great Notion Collab Release Party
Oct
2
5:00 PM17:00

Grains of Wrath/Great Notion Collab Release Party

Straight West Coastin' Double IPA: As the name would lead you to believe, it's not hazy, but it is pure West Coast. Join brew crew members from both breweries as we tap this tasty treat. We also will have these beers from the breweries to enjoy:

Grains of Wrath:

  • Scatterbrained Fresh Hop IPA

  • Bines that Tie Experimental IPA (w/Sabro Experimental Hop)

  • Vienna Lager (recent bronze medal winner at GABF!)

Great Notion:

  • Key Lime Pie Sour

  • Wiggle IPA

  • Full Grown Hazy IPA

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Oktoberfest at Belmont Station!
Sep
21
to Oct 7

Oktoberfest at Belmont Station!

Get your Oompah on with us! During all of the official Oktoberfest celebration (meaning, the one in Munich), we will be featuring special liters of Oktoberfest drafts, and Monk's Deli will be cooking up some tasty German-style sausages in the food cart. Make sure to stop in the bottle shop to grab some Okto beers to take home! It's going to be a lager-licious good time!

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Left Hand Brewing's 25th Birthday Party
Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

Left Hand Brewing's 25th Birthday Party

So, Left Hand is turning 25, but YOU get all the goodies! Party games (Pin the Label on the Bottle!), party favors, cake … and even a chance to win your own birthday present! Join us and Left Hand as we celebrate a quarter century of great beers from this iconic Colorado brewery!

We also will have their 25th Anniversary ale on tap, along with some other tasty Left Hand treats -- and bottles of the anniversary ale for sale in the bottle shop to take home!

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Widmer Collaborator Release Party
Sep
6
5:00 PM17:00

Widmer Collaborator Release Party

Join The good folks of Widmer Brother and Sean Sanders, winner of the 2017 Collaborator home brew competition, for the tapping of RaspBEERy Lemonade.

Sean created a very unique beer perfect for the warmer months.

The commercial descriptions reads as such:

"RaspBEERy Lemonade is an American wheat beer best enjoyed on a hot summer day. Fresh raspberry puree and frozen lemonade concentrate pitched mid fermentation create a fun color and flavor profile that will charm your senses and leave onlookers curious."

So come down raise a pint for Sean and consider for yourself entering this legendary Home Brew Competition.

 

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Ninkasi Presents Rose City Comic Con Weekend Passes Giveaway
Sep
5
5:00 PM17:00

Ninkasi Presents Rose City Comic Con Weekend Passes Giveaway

Ninkasi's own Ryan Brentley will be on-site for this spectacular pre-funk party for the Rose City Comic Con, which takes place Sept. 7-9 at the Oregon Convention Center!

Ryan will be raffling off some great Ninkasi gear AND 2 full weekend passes for the Rose City Comic Con. Along with these giveaways we will be pouring some great Ninkasi drafts which will include.

  • Oktoberfest
  • Barrel Aged Ground Control
  • Raspberry Lime Gose
  • Hazy Damnation

So come on in, enjoy some tasty Ninkasi brews and get your name in the drawing! Wear a costume to better your chances of winning. It's going to be FUN! But seriously... wear a costume!

 

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Block 15 Limited Release Bottles & Tasting
Aug
31
12:00 PM12:00

Block 15 Limited Release Bottles & Tasting

Join Block 15's Jacob Oliver for a lunchtime, hourlong tasting of four very special and spectacular limited beers:

Cassidy: Wild Ale with Flowers

Turbulent Consequence, Peche: Spontaneously Fermented Ale with Peaches

Apricot Canary: Wild Golden Ale with Apricots

Golden Ticket: Golden American Barley Wine Matured in Cognac Barrels

We also will have a very limited quantity of each of these beers on sale starting at noon in the bottle shop. Limit one bottle of each per person while supplies last!

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Base Camp Tasting
Aug
9
5:00 PM17:00

Base Camp Tasting

Base Camp will be in the Bottle Shop pouring free samples of a wide variety of flavors and styles.

The tasting will include:

  • S'more Stout - Stout
  • Hop in the Pool Helles - Dry Hopped Lager
  • Send It IPA - West Coast IPA
  • Grisette - Oak fermented w/ Brett
  • Saison Rose - Brewed w/ Pinot Nior grapes & fermented in Oak 
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Three Creeks 10th Anniversary Party
Aug
6
5:00 PM17:00

Three Creeks 10th Anniversary Party

Join us in wishing Three Creeks a happy 10th birthday, and maybe even win a prize for yourself! We will be selling bottles of their 10th Anniversary Double IPA in the bottle shop, and on draft, along with their Stonefly Session Ale, in the Biercafe. Their rep, Felicia, will be on site, giving away great Three Creeks stuff (including a gift certificate) for the celebration! Cheers to another decade for Three Creeks!

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Lagunitas 'Run Away to the Circus' Fundraiser for Multco Animal Shelter
Aug
3
to Aug 17

Lagunitas 'Run Away to the Circus' Fundraiser for Multco Animal Shelter

We're teaming up with our friends at Lagunitas to raise money for the Multnomah County Animal Shelter -- often the last resort for pets that are deemed difficult to adopt. And, in the process, you could win some great Lagunitas swag, or even a Lagunitas Beer Circus Experience in Seattle, which includes two Beer Circus tickets (August 25 -- $40 each) and a one-night stay in a Seattle hotel!

With every $5 donation to the Multco Animal Shelter, you get a chance to win a prize.

We are collecting donations August 3-17, with the drawings for Lagunitas prizes starting at 5 p.m. on the 17th. You need not be present to win, but you will want to be, because we are pouring some really great Lagunitas beers, including some rarities from both Petaluma and Ballard breweries!

From Petaluma:

Strange Brew Sally: Brett Barrel Aged Aunt Sally with Purple Sweet Potato, Sumac, Pink Peppercorns & Pequin Peppers

WTFarmhouse : Wilco Tango Foxtrot brown ale aged 30 months in red wine barrels

Fusion 2000 (aka Sakitumi Heavyweight): barley wine punched up with sake yeast and rice, then hopped up

Fusion 46 (aka Rum Shugga): Rum barrel-aged Brown Shugga

Tequila Pils w/ Kaffir Lime: Lagunitas PILS aged in tequila barrels with Kaffir Lime

Rum Eyeball: Hairy Eyeball aged on rum barrels from Martinique

Fusion 51: Pale Ale with tropical fruit notes

From Seattle/Ballard:

Northern Hemisfuzz: Yakima valley hops (Mosaic, Citra, HBC 431, Ekuanot) with peach puree

Southern Hemisfuzz (Peach version): Southern hemisphere hops (UI 108, Southern Passion, Galaxy, Mutueka, Vic Secret) with peach puree

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Hen House Cans Release
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

Hen House Cans Release

Sonoma County, Calif.'s Hen House Brewing is peckin' its way up to Portland for a limited release, and we are the first to get their cans! We will have the following available all hours of the bottle shop: 
Oyster Stout
Days Work Red Rye Saison
IPA
Stoked! On Citra Pale Ale
Time is a Flat Circle IPA
Plus, we will be pouring one of their beers in the Biercafe!

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Jammer Day!
Aug
1
12:00 PM12:00

Jammer Day!

Sixpoint's Citrus Jammer is a darling of the summer ales! But this variant of the popular Sixpoint seasonal gose, Jammer, is just one of four different varieties. The other three have never made it to Oregon distribution UNTIL NOW! And we will be pouring all four variants on Wednesday to try side by side:

Citrus Jammer -- with lemon & lime juice

Tequila Barrel-Aged OJ Jammer -- with orange peel, aged in tequila barrels

Gin Barrel-Aged Juniper Jammer -- with juniper berries, aged in gin barrels

Yuzu Jammer -- with yuzu, Thai basil, Kaffir lime & habanero sea salt

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Puckerfest 12
Jul
19
to Jul 25

Puckerfest 12

It's hard to believe that 12 years ago, Belmont Station launched a celebration of sour and wild ales with just a handful of offerings. But here we are, a dozen years later -- and a LOT more great beer to share!

In addition to special releases and offerings from our long-time contributors such as Ale ApothecaryBlock 15Double MountainUpright, de GardeBreakside, and so many others, we are bringing in a good number of great breweries that we usually don't see around here specifically for the event, including E9LibertineTRVEParadox,StoupFloodlandHill FarmsteadWunderkammer BierThe Rare Barrel The Good Beer Company and more!

Instead of having "themes" each day like we have in the past, we are just going to put all the great beers on tap and rotate them through as quickly as you can enjoy them. So it will be key to keep an eye on the live draft list on our website to make sure you don't miss anything!

That being said, we do have three special events happening during Puckerfest:

Thursday July 19: Cherries & Heavy Metal Puckerfest Kickoff

We kick things off with some tasty krieks and other delights from Double Mountain, and, as is tradition, Matt Swihart and friends will be bringing fresh cherries for us to nibble on. And Denver's true Heavy Metal brewery, TRVE, will be in-house, sharing their incredible sours and hanging out with us! Look for this all to happen around 5-8 PM

Sunday July 22: An Afternoon with Vasili

Fresh from his current home in Vermont, Oregon ex-pat Vasili Gletsos will be in the house from 2-5 PM! (And, yes, there will be Hill Farmstead and Wunderkammer Bier on tap!) Looking forward to seeing our old pal!

Monday July 23: The Culmination of Strange Loop

Culmination brew crew members unveil their new side project, Strange Loop Brewing. Culmination will also have something sour on tap for us! Brewers on site 5-8 PM.

INSIDER TIPS:

  • At least 20 of our 35 taps will be pouring a rotating variety of sour and wild ales -- many rare -- for the duration of Puckerfest 12! (For those who are sour fans, that means we still will have taps pouring other tasty things to drink.) Find out what is currently on tap by checking our LIVE DRAFT LIST on the website.
  • Puckerfest runs all biercafe hours of operation each day during the celebration. Special times when brewers will be in-house are listed above.
  • Kiddos (those under 21) are allowed in the biercafe until 7 p.m. (They are always welcome in the shop).
  • In addition to a lot of rare draft beers we usually don't see around these parts, many of these brewers also sent package options, so make sure to also check out our blog for those new arrivals (updated Tuesdays and Fridays). And get here early for those, as they no doubt will go fast!
  • Bring friends, share your beers. It's a great way to sample more of these special offerings.
  • Speaking of which, we will have wine and cider on tap, not to mention a great variety in the shop you can bring over to drink on-site, so bring your friends who aren't beer crazy, too. (Just make sure your bartender opens that bottle or can for you -- it's the law!)
  • Remember to eat! Our on-site food cart, Monk's Deli, is going to be cranking out some great grub to help soak those sour suds. Check out the menu.
  • Have fun! It's going to be an awesome Puckerfest -- so prepare to pucker up!
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Melvin Your IPA Release & Fundraiser
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

Melvin Your IPA Release & Fundraiser

Melvin's latest addition to their core lineup is "Crafted on Wyoming’s West Coast ... with 100-percent lupulin cryopowder, we hit the cross-fader between old-school brewing skills and new-school hop technology, creating this tasty remix guaranteed to keep your head ringing." 
Sure, it will be delicious. But it also will be life-changing. Maybe not for you, but for people benefiting from the great works of RIP Medical Debt. RIP is working to raise enough in donations by the end of 2018 to purchase and abolish $50 million in unpayable veteran and military personnel medical debt in America. 
Because of their buying power, $100 in donations can forive $10,000 in debt. And all the money raised through Your IPA sales in Oregon stays in Oregon!
So come taste this futuristic approach to homegrown beer. And help get some Oregonians back on their feet financially!

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Alesmith & Cheese Pairing
Jun
26
5:00 PM17:00

Alesmith & Cheese Pairing

Join AleSmith for an enlightening evening of great beers paired with delicious cheeses, hand-selected from Steve Jones of the Cheese Bar and Chizu! Purchase of a pairing plate includes three beer and cheese pairings, plus two additional cheeses for you to experiment. Supplies are limited, so plan to get here early!

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