Do you like beer? Do you like microbrews? Do you like Oregon breweries, such as Rogue and Ninkasi? Do you like hoppy beer?

Better question… Do you like super-awesome-deals-on-beer-that’s-usually-super-expensive beer?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you should probably mosey on over to the Lane Events Center this weekend for the Willamette Valley Fresh Hop Festival! They will be featuring beers from all over Oregon that are made with fresh hops instead of the usual dried hop variety.

Oh yeah, and remember those great deals I was referring to?

  • $10 for a glass and 2 drink tickets
  • $15 for a glass and 7 drink tickets
  • $20 for two glasses and 4 drink tickets
  • $1 for individual tastes

For all you Eugene foodies, there will be food vendors featuring recipes and goods made with beer. There will also be live entertainment, brewery merchandise, and some cool displays. For more info Fresh Hop Festivals and to see if there might be one in your neck of Oregon, check out the Oregon Brewer’s Guild website.

I’ll do a blog post early next week about the festival for those of you that couldn’t be there. For the rest of you, see you Saturday!