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Events for July 20
Bob’s Red Mill’s Spar for the Spurtle Recipe Contest
Bob’s Red Mill’s Spar for the Spurtle 2 Recipe Contest invites home cooks and professional chefs alike to submit videos demonstrating a unique recipe that makes use of Bob’s Red Mill’s Steel Cut Oats – the World’s Best Oatmeal®.
From the entries, three finalists will be flown to Portland, Ore. to compete in a live cook-off on August 10. The winner of the cook-off will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Scotland, including $2,500 in cash, to help represent team Bob’s Red Mill in the 19th Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship!
The deadline to submit entries in the Spar for the Spurtle contest is July 20, 2012. Full details and images are available in the press release here. Additional information and real time Spar for the Spurtle updates now through October 6, 2012 also can be found on the contest website, and Bob’s Red Mill’s Twitter and Facebook pages.
Portland International Beerfest
Portland International Beerfest returns for the 11th year this July 20-22nd
Location: Pearl District North Park Blocks (NW Davis & NW 8th)
Hours: Fri: 4-10p, Sat 12-10p, Sun 12-7p
Admission: $30 gate/$25 advance – Includes 10 beer tickets & glass. Extra tickets $1 each
FREE RE-ENTRY ALL 3 DAYS (must have official glass & wristband)
Deals: Discounts available online advance purchase. VIP packages are THE best deal.
The Portland International Beerfest turns it up to 11 in its 11th year this July 20-22nd.
PIB is a sophisticated, slightly extreme festival specializing in hard-to-find, rare, & exotic styles of beer from breweries near & far. Situated amidst the grass & trees of the Pearl District North Park Blocks in downtown Portland, it feels similar to the great beer gardens of Germany & Belgium. Stroll around the grounds with a gourmet cold one as you listen to great music all weekend. There’s rib-stickin’ eats from KOi Fusion, Potato Champion, East Burn, and others, along with a plenty of free games such as darts, chess, and backgammon. 21 & over only, pet-friendly. Come find out why our motto is: “Taste the greatest beers you’ve never heard of!”
PIB has the most eclectic beer list of any festival in the Pacific Northwest that range from smoked beers from Iceland, Trappist ales and sour Lambics from Belgium, Cognac barrel-aged beers from Denmark, Scotch barrel-aged beers from the Netherlands, Lagers and Hefe’s from Germany and even locally made cascading classics like Imperial IPA’s.
The GRANDE BEER GARDEN
160 beer samples is a lot of work. Tired of tasting you way around the world & just want to sit
down with full pint? Swing by the Grande Beer Garden. FULL PINTS of premium beer are just $3!
SKIP THE LINES & DRINK LIKE A ROCK STAR!
GET THE PIB $40 VIP EXPRESS PASS
What you get:
- 30 beer tickets (our best deal)
- Early entry w/ “behind the scenes” beer drinking
- No waiting in line to get in.
- VERY limited availability
- Details on our FAQ page
$25 ONLINE SPECIAL (BUY HERE)
- Faster entry line for advance purchasers
$30 AT GATE
- Entry includes official PIB glass & 10 beer tickets
- More tickets available for $1 each
- Beers are 4oz. servings
- Beers cost 1 to 7 tickets, depending on how much it costs us.
- Prices are NOT based on rarity.
- There are dozens of 1 ticket beers. Usually over 50.
We are PET CROSS. We bring you PIB.
PET CROSS gets to play “Animal Santa” each year, donating proceeds from our
festivals to other worthy local animal welfare groups. Your generous beer drinking
makes it possible. In 2011 we donated nearly $20,000. To learn more visit our
website and click on the PET CROSS tab. www.portland-beerfest.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Ambonnay + Din Din Champagne Supper
Ambonnay’s David Speer is pleased to join forces with Din Din Supper Club’s Courtney Sproule for a 4-course Champagne dinner on Friday, July 20th. This dinner party is intended to be fun, eclectic, delicious and of course bubbly! Speer and Sproule aim to demonstrate that Champagne can hold up to a lot more than oysters so expect the unexpected when it comes to pairings. The dinner will be held at Speer’s Red Slate Wine Company, across the hall from Ambonnay, and will convince any doubters that Champagne can be an everyday treat. Space is limited so please call Ambonnay to reserve your spot.
What: Ambonnay Meets Din Din Champagne Dinner
Where: Red Slate Wine Company, 107 SE Washington Street
When: Friday, July 20th at 7pm
Cost: $120 for a 4-course dinner with Champagne pairings (includes gratuity)
Book It: Space is limited so please call Ambonnay to make reservations 503.575.4861