Eugene Craft Beer: KLCC Microbrew Festival, Feb. 8-9

2 days. 57 breweries. 100+ craft beers

Tasting Event Benefits KLCC

The KLCC Brew Fest is a long-standing friend of craft beer, and a favorite craft beer festival for Eugene. The taps open up again Feb. 8-9 at the Lane Events Center, with proceeds benefiting our local NPR affiliate, KLCC.

This year’s brewery lineup includes local favorites, nationally renown craft brewers, and new breweries such as Eugene’s Claim 52 Brewing. Your ticket gets you access to craft beers from over 100 breweries from across the U.S., including Hawaii, Oregon, Illinois, Colorado, California, Vermont and Delaware:

  • 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Corvallis OR, The Bad Apple, Cherry Poppin’ Cider
  • 10 Barrel, Bend OR, Apocaplypse IPA, Hop Rye’it
  • 21st Amendment, San Francisco CA, Sneak Attack, Bitter American, Back in Black
  • Alaskan, Juneau AK, Alaskan White, Hopothermia
  • Base Camp, Portland OR, In-Tents IPL, S’More Stout, Ripstop Rye Pilsner
  • Bridgeport, Portland OR, Smooth Ryed, Hop Czar
  • Burnside, Portland OR, Oatmeal Pale, Sweet Heat
  • Calapooia, Albany OR, Chili Beer, Devil’s Hole Stout
  • Cascade Lakes, Redmond OR, Project X NW Pale Ale, Mas Bravo IPA
  • Claim 52, Eugene OR, ISA Southtown Session, Kolsch, IPA Goodneighbor, Stout Stormbringer
  • Crazy Mountain, Vail CO, Hookiebob IPA, Cara de Luna Black Ale
  • Crux Fermentation Project, Bend OR, Outcast IPA, Crux Pilsner
  • Deschutes, Bend OR, Armory XPA, Hop Henge IPA
  • Dogfish Head, Milton DE, Namaste, Sah’tea
  • Double Mountain, Hood River OR, The Vaporizer, Seasonal IPA
  • Elysian, Seattle WA, The Immortal IPA, Bete Blancher
  • Falling Sky, Eugene OR, Morning After Pils, Fallen Sky Juniper Rye, Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, Sky Nectar Braggot
  • Firestone Walker, Paso Robles CA, Union Jack, Wookey Jack
  • Flat Tail, Corvallis OR, B.I.G. Hoppa, Tailgater K?lsch
  • Fort George, Astoria OR, Sunrise Oatmeal Pale Ale, Spank Stout
  • Full Sail, Hood River OR, Nut Brown, Vendell’s Weizen Bock, Bourbon Stout (Sat. only)
  • Georgetown, Seattle WA, Manny’s Pale Ale, Lucille IPA
  • GoodLife, Bend OR, Descender IPA, Sweet As
  • Goose Island, Chicago IL, Honker’s Ale, India Pale Ale
  • Green Flash, San Diego CA, Hop Head, Palate Wrecker
  • Hop Valley, Springfield OR, Alpha Centauri Binari IPA, V.I.P. Vanilla Infused Porter, Natty Red, Bubble Stash
  • Hopworks Urban, Portland OR, Organic Hub Lager, Organic Hopworks IPA, Organic Abominable Winter Ale
  • Kona, Kona HI, Big Wave Golden Ale, Koko Brown
  • Lagunitas, Petaluma CA, Hop Stoopid, Wilco Tango Foxtrot
  • Laurelwood, Portland OR, Workhorse IPA, Organic Portland Roast Espresso Stout
  • Lost Coast, Eureka CA, Great White, Strong Brown
  • Mad River, Blue Lake CA, Steelhead Extra Pale Ale, Jamaica Sunset IPA
  • Magic Hat, Burlington VT, #9, Not Quite Pale Ale
  • McMenamins High Street, Eugene OR, California Common Ale, Hammerhead
  • Nectar Creek Honeywine, Corvallis OR, Raspberry Session Mead, Ginger Session Mead, Wildflower Session Mead, Sky Nectar Braggot
  • New Belgium, Fort Collins CO, Lost Abbey, Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout
  • Ninkasi, Eugene OR, Allies Win The War, Redunkulous, Ancient Ale-iens, Renewale ESB
  • Oakshire, Eugene OR, O’Dark:30, Watershed IPA
  • Oregon Trail, Corvallis OR, Ginseng Porter, Wit
  • Pelican, Pacific City OR, Silver Spot IPA, Keg Monkey Lager, Tsunami Stout
  • Phat Matt’s, Redmond OR, Hop Around the Fire, Red
  • Portland, Portland OR, Portland Brewing IPA, Rose Hip Gold, Belgian Style Ale, Oyster Stout
  • Pyramid, Portland OR, Weiss Cream Ale, Berliner Weiss
  • Rogue Ales, Newport OR, Mogul Ale, Chatoe Dirtoir
  • Rusty Truck, Lincoln City OR, Cherry Chocoholic Baltic Porter, Road Wrecker IPA, Moonlight Ride Blackberry Ale
  • Seven Brides, Silverton OR, Frankenlou’s IPA, Becky’s Black Cat Porter
  • Sierra Nevada, Chico CA, Ruthless Rye IPA, Kellerweis Hefeweizen
  • Silver Moon, Bend OR, The New Panama Red, China Cat Black Lager, Apocalypto Supremo Strong Ale
  • Steelhead, Eugene OR, St. Bernard Brown Ale, Twisted Meniscus IPA
  • Stone, San Diego CA, Smoked Porter, Cali Belgique IPA, Arrogant Bastard Ale
  • Tenth & Blake, Denver CO, Batch 19, Leinenkugel’s Lemon Berry Shandy
  • Track Town Ales, Eugene OR, 200 Meter IPA, Triple Jump Pale Ale, Track Town Chai Porter
  • Trumer Brauerei, Berkeley CA, Trumer Pils
  • Wakonda, Florence OR, Beachcomber Cream Ale, Black Elk Imperial Stout
  • Walkabout, Central Point OR, Workers Pale Ale, ESB
  • Widmer Brothers, Portland OR, KGB Russian Imperial Stout, O’Ryely IPA, Columbia Common
  • Woodchuck Hard Cider, Middlebury VT, Amber Hard Cider, Granny Smith Hard Cider

The Oregon Brewers Guild and Women Enjoying Beer will also be in the house!

Collaboration Brew

An annual tradition also returns: the Collaboration Brew pits area brewers in a mix of competition and collaboration. This year’s theme is “Tour of the British Isles,” and participating breweries are each working up a British-style beer:

  • Falling Sky – Brown Porter
  • High Street – Scottish Style 80 Shillings
  • Hop Valley – Mild
  • Ninkasi – English IPA
  • Oakshire – Robust Porter
  • Steelhead – Foreign Export Stout
  • Track Town – ESB
  • Agrarian Ales – Dry Irish Stout
  • Brewers Union Local 180 – Best Bitters
  • Claim 52 – Special Bitters

Homebrew Competition

Swank or swill, how does your homebrew stack up to the competition? Enter your homebrew in the KLCC Brewfest Homebrew Competition by Feb. 1 to find out! Download the Homebrew Competition Form »

Record and CD Sale

Parallel to the craft beer festival, you’ll also be able to hunt for music at the Record and CD Sale. Plus, proceeds benefit KLCC’s regional news, music and NPR programming.

Celebrate craft beer at Eugene’s Annual KLCC Microbrew Festival!

  • When: Friday, Feb. 8, 5-11 p.m. & Saturday, Feb. 9, 1-11 p.m.
  • Where: Lane Events Center, 796 W 13th, Eugene OR
  • Tickets:
    • $12 in advance, no fees when you purchase at, includes 3 beer tickets and a tasting glass
    • $15 at the door, includes 3 beer tickets and a tasting glass
    • $6 Designated Drivers, when accompanying a full paying guest
    • Buy tickets online »
    • 21 and over (no kids or babies)

More info: KLCC Eugene Oregon NPR-KLCC MICROBREW FESTIVAL 2013 »

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