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Hooray! The Mercury’s “Shot & Beer Week” Is Happening .. NOW!

In response, Allan created the Brave Noise project. Eleven Maine breweries have, or will, brew Brave Noise before the project wraps up at the end of the year. The fifth-annual Beers With Beards Festival, celebrating women in beer, is coming Saturday to Brick South at Thompson’s Point in Portland.

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Or try a non-alcoholic CBD drink or seasonal mocktail.

The event still spreads out over a large open-air landscape sandwiched between shiny new condominium towers and a view of the Fremont Bridge over the Willamette. Since 2017, the annual holiday ZooLights display at the Oregon Zoo has gotten a grown-up spinoff. For two nights every November, BrewLights takes over the zoo. Tickets include adult-only access to the festive display and samples from local breweries.

Happy Hour food and drink specials are offered Monday through Friday from 4 – 6pm. For our glass-half-full kinda people, happy hours in Portland are where it’s at. Whether you’re looking to try out a new spot on the cheap or get will berry ruin together to decompress after work, these discounts on beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks will turn that frown upside down. For a mid-century happy hour experience, it’s hard to beat the old-school lounge at Clyde’s Prime Rib.

2pm to 5pm seven days a week and includes deals on drinks, oysters and small plates. Approximately 40 independent craft brewers and cidermakers will be pouring up to 60 beverages over the course of three days. There will also be at least 10 breweries from Washington County, where the festival is located.

Saturday & Sunday happy hour is from 12pm – 7pm with $3.95 mimosas with your juice of choice. Happy Hour specials are in full effect Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm & include $6 Aperol Spritz, $6 House Prosecco, $6 Select Maine Crafts, & $6 House Wines.

McMenamins Hillsdale Brewery and Public House (Portland’s original brewpub, brewing since 1985) hosts the Hillsdale Brewfest. Also known as the “Battle for the Belt,” this annual competition pits the pros from across McMenamins’ empire against one another — and lets fans taste offerings from all 22 McMenamins breweries in one spot. A Pop-a-Shot tournament to land a Fort George beer for the Summer. Come out and cheer on Fort George with a Vortex in hand as we out-shoot the other breweries… with a Vortex in hand! Attendees will receive a FREE PDX Beer Week pint glass.

The most expensive item on the menu — smoked-then-grilled honey habanero chicken wings — are worth the $12. Happy hour runs Wednesdays through Sundays from 3 to 6 p.m., as well as Mondays and Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. This trendy Pearl District bar is often buzzing during happy hour, where visitors drink strawberry gimlets while snacking on $3 furikake Chex mix or $7 bowls of Chinese-sausage-fortified edamame. Here, $11 wonton nachos arrive smothered in pork curry and cheddar chili, while a $12 plate of fried chicken comes with kimchi ranch. The bar’s happy hour cocktails include banana daiquiris and palomas, all for $11. Bhuna, the blue-tinged, window-lined Kashmiri restaurant from chef Deepak Kaul, serves happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m.