Vienna Coffee Beer Release Party – 12/12

Join us for the Vienna Coffee Beer Release Party this Saturday, December 12th 10am-3pm @ Velo Cult!

Presented by Velo Cult, Hammer Velo and Bullets & Belles

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To celebrate this caffeinated release to warm your bones and get your blood pumping, we will be holding a release party at Velo Cult bike bar (1969 NE 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97213) that begins with coffee, beer and FREE DONUTS (while they last) from Coco Donuts! After enjoying both versions of the beer (pints will be $5) and getting some sugar and carbs in, we will head out on a leisurely morning ride to Breakside’s Dekum brewpub at 10:30am.

Breakside’s flagship woodlawn brewpub will have $1 off pints of both versions of Vienna Coffee Beer when the bike ride arrives. At about Noon we will gather the riders back up to leave Breakside’s pub on NE Dekum to circle back to Velo Cult for lunch at 1pm with more beers and music from Bullets & Belles!

Schedule:

10am Beer & Donuts @ Velo Cult
1030am Morning Bike Ride to Breakside Brewpub
11pm $1 off Vienna Coffee Beer pints at Breakside
1pm Party back at Velo Cult with live music from Bullets & Belles

RSVP and invite friends on Facebook!

Vienna Coffee Beer description:

A Style-Defying Coffee Beer Brewed with Our Friends at Stumptown Coffee
A few years ago, we set out to create a new kind of coffee beer–instead of a stout or porter with coffee, we wanted to create a light colored, malt-forward, rich base beer which would dovetail into the nutty, chocolatey, and fruity flavors of a lightly roasted coffee.

Our Vienna Coffee Beer is the delicious result of this effort, achieved after numerous trial batches. We use three of our favorite ‘character malts’ — sweet Vienna, toasty Melanoidin and Hazelnut-like CaraMunich — Along with a rich base of English Golden Promise to create a base beer that doesn’t fit into any style category, but it matches perfectly with the lightly roasted cold brew provided to us with our friends at Stumptown Coffee. A cool fermentation and soft water profile allow the malt and coffee flavors to shine; we hope that you find this coffee beer to be as inventive and refreshing as we do. Cheers!

6.3% ABV
30 IBU
Malts: Two-Row, Golden Promise, Vienna, Malanoidin, Caramunich
Hops: Hallertau Blanc