2290 NW Thurman Street / Portland, OR, 97210
Thursday, January 24, 2019
23rd Avenue Bottle Shop
6 - 8 pm
21 and over
6 - 8 pm21 and over
Come celebrate the
life of the great Scottish Bard Robbie Burns with a free sample of the Traquair
House Ale, brewed in the oldest inhabited house in Scotland.
Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland, dates back
to 1107 AD, when it was a hunting lodge for the kings of Scotland. It has had
descendants of the same family living in it from 1491 to the present day. As
did many estates of the era, Traquair operated a house brewery and when Mary
Queen of Scots visited in 1566, Traquair was already brewing a famous strong
Sometime after 1800, brewing ceased at Traquair. The original
brewery equipment remained on the estate, idle, until the 20th Laird of Traquair,
Peter Maxwell Stuart, restored and opened the brewery in 1965. The copper
brewkettle at Traquair is over 200 years old, and beer is made in the
traditional manner -- even using oak fermenting vessels, which contribute to
the deep, unique character of these beers.
Traquair is the only UK brewery using oak vessels for primary
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