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2013 Events and tastings

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Here’s a list of 2013 events and tastings coming up in Clark County!

AUGUST 17: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature Sierra Nevada Summerfest and Stone Brewing IPA at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/608935612451126/

AUGUST 22: Oregon’s Fearless Brewing Company will have a tasting at Northwest Liquid Gold in Orchards from 6-8 p.m. on August 22, 2013. More details about the event are available on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/547256618646092/

AUGUST 24: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “Beginning Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The entry-level class, held from 1-4 p.m. is designed to show the first time brewer the beer making process. Cost is $20. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/beginning-brewing-class-saturday-august-24th

AUGUST 24: Shorty’s Garden and Home, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., will host the “Shorty’s Brewfest and Brewing Demonstration” mini-festival on its patio on Aug. 24, with live music from 2-5 p.m. The event is part of the company’s summer series. Loowit, Mt. Tabor, Mill City and Heathen brewing are all on the event list, as is a brewing equipment demo by Bader Beer and Wine.

AUGUST 24: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature Redhook Brewer’s Choice Variety at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/282807558523248/

August 25: Mashfest is a private home-brewing competition put together by Bader Beer and Wine Supply. It will be held from 4-8 p.m. at Mint Tea. Check the company’s website for details.

AUGUST 31: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature Stone Arrogant Bastard at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/382488165195976/

SEPTEMBER 7: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “All-Grain Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The four-hour beginning all-grain class, which starts at 11 a.m., is designed for first time all-grain brewers. Cost is $25. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/all-grain-brewing-class-saturday-september-7th-2013

SEPTEMBER 12: Heathen Brewing “Thirsty Thursday” special at 8 p.m.: Free growler fill when you buy one at regular price. Brewery also open from 4-7 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 13-14: Heathen Brewing one year anniversary party. Details pending.

SEPTEMBER 18: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “Beginning Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The entry-level class, held from 6-9 p.m. is designed to show the first time brewer the beer making process. Cost is $20. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/beginning-brewing-class-wednesday-september-18th

SEPTEMBER 20: Shorty’s Garden and Home will host its 10th Oktoberfest. The indoor event, held Friday from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., features bands and German beers and typically draws a crowd of 800-900 people. Organizers hope to add German beer styles from Clark County brewers to this year’s festivities.

OCTOBER 5: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “All-Grain Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The four-hour beginning all-grain class, which starts at 11 a.m., is designed for first time all-grain brewers. Cost is $25. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/all-grain-brewing-class-saturday-october-5th-2013

OCTOBER 10: Heathen Brewing “Thirsty Thursday” special at 8 p.m.: Free growler fill when you buy one at regular price. Brewery also open from 4-7 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “All-Grain Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The four-hour beginning all-grain class, which starts at 11 a.m., is designed for first time all-grain brewers. Cost is $25. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/all-grain-brewing-class-saturday-november-2nd-2013

NOVEMBER 14: Heathen Brewing “Thirsty Thursday” special at 8 p.m.: Free growler fill when you buy one at regular price. Brewery also open from 4-7 p.m.

DECEMBER 7: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “All-Grain Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The four-hour beginning all-grain class, which starts at 11 a.m., is designed for first time all-grain brewers. Cost is $25. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/all-grain-brewing-class-saturday-december-7th-2013

DECEMBER 12: Heathen Brewing “Thirsty Thursday” special at 8 p.m.: Free growler fill when you buy one at regular price. Brewery also open from 4-7 p.m.

DECEMBER 13-15: Vancouver Winter Brewfest, Esther Short Park. Check our Festivals section for details!

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AUGUST 15: Portland’s Lompoc Brewing will have a tasting at Northwest Liquid Gold in Orchards from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2013. The brewer will be on hand to answer questions. More details about the event are available on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/473092806101260/

AUGUST 13: Schmizza Pub and Grub in Salmon Creek will host a meet the brewer event with tastings and goodies from Seattle’s Epic Brewing.

AUGUST 10: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA and Angry Orchard cider at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/374909245962517/

AUGUST 9-11: Vancouver Brewfest, Esther Short Park. Check our Festivals section for details!

AUGUST 8: Heathen Brewing “Thirsty Thursday” special at 8 p.m.: Free growler fill when you buy one at regular price. Brewery also open from 4-7 p.m.

AUGUST 3: Sip and Stroll 2013 will have samples of regional wines and craft beers at an assortment of retail spots in downtown and uptown Vancouver from 5-9 p.m.

AUGUST 3: A Beer at a Time in Washougal will host the first annual Bugs & Brew car show, open to all VW and Porsche owners. The company plans to have 51 microbrews on tap for the event, which starts at 3 p.m. Details here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Beer-at-a-Time/110245852327868

AUGUST 3: Bader Beer and Wine will hold a “All-Grain Brewing Class” at its store at 711 Grand Blvd. The four-hour beginning all-grain class, which starts at 11 a.m., is designed for first time all-grain brewers. Cost is $25. Detials here: http://www.baderbrewing.com/content/all-grain-brewing-class-saturday-august-3rd-2013

AUGUST 2: Portland’s Lompoc Brewing will have a meet the brewer and tasting party at the Old Ivy Tap Room from 6 to 8 p.m.

AUGUST 2: Oregon’s Hop Valley will have a tasting at Northwest Liquid Gold in Orchards from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2013. Children of attendees who are underage will have access to the arts and crafts sections where they will learn how to use Cricut machines. More details about the event are available on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/599857926705171/

JULY 27: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature New Belgium Folly and Stella Artois Cidre at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/195543303930783/

JULY 25: Total Wine and More will hold a “Lagers and Ales beyond Pilsners and Pales: Big, Bold, Bodacious Beers” class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at its Vancouver store at 4816 N.E. Thurston Way. Ages 21 and over. Cost is $15.

JULY 20: BevMo’s “Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting” will feature Newcastle Bombshell Blonde Ale and Anchor Steam at its store at at 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. $2 tasting fee. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/186427954846520/

JULY 16: Utah’s EPIC Brewing will visit Taps N’ Caps in Camas at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. The company plans to bring 3 brews on tap and a variety of others to taste via bottle. Its representative from Salt Lake City, UT will also be giving out some EPIC swag. You can sign up for the Taps N’ Caps Event or just show up.

June 7-8: Who’s Your Daddy Brewfest (in association with By The Bottle), Turtle Place Park.

June 14-16: Vancouver Summer Brewfest (in association with the Vancouver Marathon), Esther Short Park.

JULY 13: Shorty’s Garden and Home, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., will host the “Craft Beers and Wines of Clark County” mini-festival on its patio on July 13, with live music from 2-5 p.m. The event is part of the company’s summer series. Looks like Loowit, Mt. Tabor and Heathen brewing will all be there.

July 13: Drink This – in downtown Vancouver from 4-9 p.m. will feature Loowit Brewing Company, Mt Tabor Brewing and By the Bottle, along with several other drink vendors.