ilani BrewFest

ilani BrewFest

February 16th - 19th

Thank You for Joining Us at ilani BrewFest 2023!

The Beer Tasting Series of the Year!

The beer tasting event of the year is here. 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!

HEADLINE CHEFS

More chefs are being added! Check back for updates.

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 16th

 

Beer, Bourbon & Burgers Dinner
featuring Doug Adams and Brian Duffy

7:00pm - 8:30pm | The Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

Enjoy three of the finer things in life: Beer, Bourbon & Burgers! Indulge in the sweetness of hand-blended bourbon and award-winning craft beer that melds with a gourmet burger.

Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Doug Adams and Brian Duffy

Friday, February 17th

 

Celebrity Chef Dine-Around

Tickets: $89

Celebrity Chef Tickets

7:00pm - 10:00pm | Meeting & Entertainment Center

Taste and enjoy the creative pairings of food and beer. Local and nationally-acclaimed celebrity chefs will prepare curated pairings with premium craft brews, wines and cocktails at live cooking stations. This is your chance to get an up-close look and taste of your favorite celebrity chefs cooking talents.

Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Alex Guarnaschelli, Antonia Lofaso, Justin Sutherland, Doug Adams, Nyesha Arrington, Deanna Colón, Brian Duffy, Betty Fraser, Tregaye Fraser, Ashley Holt, Lynnae Oxley and Joe Sasto

Saturday, February 18th

 

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 hundreds of outstanding local craft beers, foreign and domestic beers, seltzers, ciders, spirits and ready-to-drink cocktails while you watch and listen to live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the mouth-watering recipes the country’s top chefs have created or learn more about how your favorite beer was brewed.

Session One Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Alex Guarnaschelli, Robert Irvine, Antonia Lofaso, Doug Adams, Deanna Colón, Tregaye Fraser, Joe Sasto

Session Two Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Alex Guarnaschelli, Robert Irvine, Antonia Lofaso, Justin Sutherland, Nyesha Arrington, Deanna Colón, Brian Duffy, Ashley Holt

Craft Beer Seminar - SATURDAY

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Bamboo 8

From hops to table, join us for an intimate conversation over beers with several award-winning brewers. Get the inside scoop on all the latest trends and what it takes to make your own brew!

Bourbon-Whiskey Seminar - SATURDAY
featuring Justin Sutherland

3:00pm  - 3:45pm | Michael Jordan's Steak House

Join us for an extraordinary opportunity to discover and explore the depth of bourbon. Featuring Michael Jordan's Steak House Executive Chef Jason Ford and Justin Sutherland, this is a can't miss opportunity for a bourbon fan!

Celebrity Chef Appearance from: Justin Sutherland

Sunday, February 19th

 

Beer, Bubbles & Bloodies Brunch
featuring Robert Irvine

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

Move over mimosa, beer provides the bubbles here! Bubbles not your thing? Take a trip over to the bloody mary bar featuring select vodka and tequila, where you can customize your drink to your style. Enjoy a curated brunch experience from Chef Robert Irvine and ilani Executive Chef Chris Pauls, featuring fresh seasonal-local fruits and produce along with live action stations featuring brunch favorites.

Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Robert Irvine, Doug Adams, Nyesha Arrington, Deanna Colón, Brian Duffy, Betty Fraser, Tregaye Fraser, Ashley Holt

Advanced Preview Hour hosted by The Independent Craft Brewers of the Northbank Brewer’s Alliance

Tickets: $49

Preview Hour Tickets

Noon - 5:00pm | Meeting & Entertainment Center

Enjoy a sneak peek before the doors open to the public and sip and sample your way through the many offerings of hops and malts, delicious food and fun with live entertainment.

Tickets include access to the Sunday Grand Tasting Session.

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 hundreds of outstanding local craft beers, foreign and domestic beers, seltzers, ciders, spirits and ready-to-drink cocktails while you watch and listen to live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the mouth-watering recipes the country’s top chefs have created or learn more about how your favorite beer was brewed.

Celebrity Chef Appearances from: Robert Irvine, Justin Sutherland, Nyesha Arrington, Deanna Colón, Betty Fraser, Lynnae Oxley and Joe Sasto

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Oyster Open

Enjoy the areas fastest shuckers, during the Sunday Grand tasting, as they compete for the Oyster Open crown!

Craft Beer Seminar - SUNDAY

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Bamboo 8

From hops to table, join us for an intimate conversation over beers with several award-winning brewers. Get the inside scoop on all the latest trends and what it takes to make your own brew!

Bourbon-Whiskey Seminar - SUNDAY
featuring Justin Sutherland

3:00pm - 3:45pm | Michael Jordan's Steak House

Join us for an extraordinary opportunity to discover and explore the depth of bourbon. Featuring Michael Jordan's Steak House Executive Chef Jason Ford and Justin Sutherland, this is a can't miss opportunity for a bourbon fan!

Celebrity Chef Appearance from: Justin Sutherland

Sponsors

Absolut.
Coors Light
Deep Eddy Vodka
Elijah Craig
Hop Valley
Hornitos
Jack Daniel's
Jameson
Makers Mark
On the Rocks
Peroni
Tequila Herradura
Teremana
Woodford Reserve

Premier Exhibitors

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Premier Pavilion Exhibitor

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Exhibitors

2 Towns Ciderhouse
54-40 Beer
Backwoods Brewing
Bale Breaking Brewing Co.
Barrel Mountain Brewing
Best Day Brewing
Black Raven Brewing
Boston Beer Company
Breakside Brewery
Crown Imports
E & J Gallo Winery
Everybody's Brewing
Exit 16 Brewing
Fort George Brewery
Fortside Beer
GoodLife Brewing

Grains of Wrath Brewing
High on the Fire
Holladay Distillery
Hop Valley
Locust Cider
Loowit Brewing
Mama’s Marinara™ Sauce
Maryhill Winery
Merchant Du Vin
Monaco Cocktails
New Belgium Brewing
One Tree Hard Cider
Payette Brewing
Portland Cider Co.
Renewal by Andersen 

Ridgefield Craft Brewing Co.
Rodney Strong Vineyards
Ruzzo
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Spider City Brewing
The Distillarium
Three Creeks Brewing
Topo Chico
Leinenkugels
Blue Moon
Vizzy
Peroni
Pilsner Urquell
Trap Door Brewing
White Claw Hard Seltzer

Please Note

Chef appearances and demonstration schedules are subject to change.

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. Each guest will receive a tasting glass to sip and sample RESPONSIBLY while enjoying food offerings. 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.

All events are subject to rescheduling or cancellation as necessary.

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

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