ilani BrewFest

ilani BrewFest

The Beer Tasting Series of the Year!

The beer tasting event of the year is taking place Presidents' Day Weekend at ilani. Indulge your senses with hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders and spirits and celebrate the Pacific Northwest with delicious food, celebrity chef demonstrations, games, live entertainment and more!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All ticket purchasers will receive $10 in promo play. Grand tasting ticket purchasers will also receive $6 in food tokens!

Thursday, February 17th

 

Battle of the Beers:
Oregon vs. Washington Round 1

7:00pm - 9:00pm | Muze Lounge

Round 1! Join us Thursday night for the first round of our Oregon vs. Washington beer pairing dinner featuring local favorites. Indulge in artfully crafted cuisine, expertly paired with brews from some of the regions best breweries. Taste and decide which craft selection takes home the state title! Don't miss the non-stop excitement as you vote for your favorite brew while enjoying local live entertainment.


Friday, February 18th

 

Battle of the Beers: Oregon vs. Washington Round 2

6:00pm - 8:00pm | Muze Lounge

Round 2! Stop by Friday night for the second round of our Oregon vs. Washington beer pairing dinner featuring local favorites. Enjoy a finely prepared meal paired with curated selections from the regions best brews as you decide which craft selection takes home the state title! Will the fan-favorite state win again? Don't miss the non-stop excitement as you vote for your favorite brew while enjoying local live entertainment.

Beer Battered Triple Header: Fish & Chips Beer Dinner

6:00pm - 7:30pm | Line & Lure

Chef Ryan Ziegler of Line & Lure is cooking up three distinct fish & chips beer batters featuring beers from three different breweries – and needs you to be the judge! Dig into light and flaky battered Pacific Cod, paired with each batters respective beer, and help us decide who will be the beer battered champ!

Grand Tasting - Friday

6:00pm - 10:00pm | Meeting & Entertainment Center

Enter the doors of the Cowlitz Ballroom and transport yourself to a world of hops, malts, delicious food and fun. Enjoy from hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders and spirits while you witness live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the coveted recipes the country’s top chefs have created while listening to live music or learn more about how your favorite beer was brewed.


Saturday, February 19th

 

Saturday Morning Warm-Up: Beers & Burgers Brunch

11:00am - 1:00pm | Rose & Thorn

Dig into an all-American burger bar featuring Black Angus sliders, truffle fries, mac n’ cheese, beer battered favorites, including our famous onion ring tower from The Stadium Sports Bar & Grill, and much more! Wash everything down with flights of crowd-pleasing beers and close lunch out with an ice cream sundae and brownie/cupcake bar. If that wasn’t enough, sit back and relax while enjoying live entertainment from a local favorite.

Meeting & Entertainment Center
Session One: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Session Two: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Enter the doors of the Cowlitz Ballroom and transport yourself to a world of hops, malts, delicious food and fun. Enjoy from hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders and spirits while you witness live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the coveted recipes the country’s top chefs have created while listening to live music or learn more about how your favorite beer was brewed.


Sunday, February 20th

 

Sunday Morning Warm-Up: Smokehouse Brew Brunch

Tickets: $39

Brew Brunch Tickets

11:00am - 1:00pm | Rose & Thorn

What’s better than brisket and beer? Join us for a mouthwatering smokehouse feast featuring our 14-hour slow-cooked beef brisket, baby back ribs, house-cured salmon and more! Paired with chilled flights of beers and delectable side dishes including your beer battered favorites. Finish brunch with a must-try IPApple Brown Betty in a shot glass, all while enjoying live local entertainment!

Half-Time Refuel: Burgers, Bacon, Brews and Bourbon Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm | Michael Jordan's Steak House

Nothing goes better together than burgers and beer, and no one does it better than Michael Jordan’s Steak House. Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind burger only the chefs at Michael Jordan’s Steak House could create, paired with Zoiglhaus Brewing Company’s exclusive Michael Jordan’s Steak House brew, the Shrug. Learn more about the pairing selection and the key choices that make this burger the best in the business and Zed PDX one of the top in the region.

Grand Tasting - SUNDAY

1:00pm - 5:00pm | Meeting & Entertainment Center

Enter the doors of the Cowlitz Ballroom and transport yourself to a world of hops, malts, delicious food and fun. Enjoy from hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders and spirits while you witness live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the coveted recipes the country’s top chefs have created while listening to live music or learn more about how your favorite beer was brewed.

 

BrewFest Dinner Series

 

 

 

BrewFest Sponsors & Partners


Official Bag Sponsor

Stella Artois
Stella Artois logo


Official IPA

10 Barrel Brewing
10 Barrel Brewing Co Logo

Official Commemorative Tasting Glass

Hop Valley
Hop Valley Brewing Co Logo

Official Seltzer

White Claw Hard Seltzer
White Claw Hard Seltzer Logo

Battle of the Beers Sponsor

pFriem
Pfriem logo

Partner Sponsor

Eurest
Eurest Compass Group logo

Bug Light Watch Zone

Bud Light
Bud Light logo
Please Note

All events will follow updated health and safety guidelines from the state of Washington and the CDC and are subject to rescheduling or cancellation as necessary.

No large bags will be allowed into the venue. All bags and purses are subject to search. It is a pairing/tasting event to taste the palate and is purely intended for entertainment purposes. All guests will receive a tasting glass of each beverage to sip and sample RESPONSIBLY while enjoying food pairings. ilani does not advocate or encourage the abuse of alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly and in moderation. ilani does not, under any circumstances, accept responsibility for any damages that result to yourself or anyone else due to the consumption of alcoholic beverages or the use of this site and any materials located on it.

Must be 21 years of age or older to with valid government issued identification to attend.

ilani is committed to responsible gaming. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call the Washington State Gambling Hotline at 800.547.6133