Heurich Oktoberfest  @ Heurich House
Sep 21 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Heurich House Museum is bringing back its old Heurich Oktoberfest celebration, but with a new twist: their Senate Beer revival will be fully available to the public for the first time since 1956, and the museum asked some of their new friends to help celebrate!

On September 21st from 1-4pm the Oktoberfest-style biergarten festival will take place in the museum’s Castle Garden and feature Senate Beer plus brews from Sankofa Beer CompanyRed Bear Brewing Co.ANXO CiderySilver Branch Brewing Co.Supreme Core CiderCrooked Run Brewing andStreetcar 82 Brewing Co.. Owners and representatives of these breweries and cideries will be onsite. During a VIP hour, meet Tom Shellhammer from Oregon State Fermentation Science Department who helped develop the Senate Beer recipe based on historic documents. All tickets include unlimited tastings and full-pours, and a meal from Helga’s Catering of grilled bratwurst on a roll (sauerkraut & mustard optional), and a pretzel.

Senate Beer, DC’s hometown brew, is the most historically and scientifically accurate beer revival we know of. Based on a 20-page-laboratory-report from 1948. This Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. Senate Beer brand, was popularized in the 1890s, survived Prohibition, and was produced until 1956. After guests taste tested the beer for the first time in over 60 years this June, the museum finalized the recipe.


VIP Access – $85


Exclusive access to VIP Senate Beer Bar and talk by Tom Shelhammer from Oregon State Fermentation Science Department who helped develop the Senate Beer revival.


Unlimited Beer, 1 Meal, 1 Pretzel

General Admission – $65


Unlimited Beer, 1 Meal, 1 Pretzel

The Details:

1pm: Castle Garden gates open

1-2pm: Exclusive VIP Bar open to VIP ticket-holders

1-4pm: Biergarten

4pm: Event ends



*This event is 21+, I.D. must be presented at the door. 

**Please take note that the museum will not be open during this event.

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