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Join Us at the 4th Annual Celebration of Beer at Skamania Lodge along the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Stevenson, Washington on September 22 - 23, 2012.

Now in its fourth year, and well on its way to becoming a perennial favorite for Northwest beer lovers, Skamania Lodge’s Celebration of Beer fest offers a terrific opportunity to taste a perfectly sized selection of great Northwest beers from top craft brewers, attend beer class and enjoy great music and food. 

To really enjoy the full scope of this event, eat while you taste and book a room in advance so you don’t have to drive - Skamania Lodge offers an awesome event package.

The following is the full schedule of the activities being held Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23, 2012:

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Noon – 1 p.m - Beer School: Guests can attend a beer making class and learn about the brewing process.

1 p.m. until  5 p.m. - Cheers for Beers: Brewers from throughout the Pacific Northwest serve beer tastings.

Starting at 3 p.m. - brewers roll out their seasonal beers. Attendees vote for their favorites.

Price: $1 per tasting ticket; $20 for 20 tickets and a mug; $40 for 50 tickets and two mugs. Tickets can be used to purchase beer tastings at the Beer Fest Tent.

5 p.m. – 9 p.m. - Oktoberfest Dinner Buffet: A sumptuous buffet featuring dishes made from many of the beers featured at Cheers for Beers. Served in the Lodge’s beautiful Cascade Dining Room.
Price: $34.95, plus tax and gratuity.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Kegs and Eggs Buffet: Guests enjoy the Lodge’s popular Sunday brunch featuring traditional favorites, a sampling of new Pacific Northwest recipes and their choice of a regional beer.
Price: $34.95, plus tax and gratuity.

Celebration of Beer Weekend Overnight Package
This package includes a one-night stay for two people in a Superior Forest View room; 50 tasting tickets for the Cheers for Beers event; the Kegs and Eggs Buffet for two on Sunday; and two keepsake beer mugs. Rates for the package start at $259 (does not include lodge fee, taxes or gratuities).

For more information about Skamania Lodge or to book reservations, call (800) 221-7117 or book online.

Skamania Lodge is located at 1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, WA 98648.


This lodge is one of the friendliest places I know. Everyone seems to genuinely enjoy working there and doing whatever they can to assist the guests.

Jeanne, Salem Oregon

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