|June 2, 2007|
The fifth annual Sasquatch Brew Fest took place Saturday, June 2, 2007. The non-profit beer festival benefit was created to further the craft brewing industry in memory of Glen Hay Falconer and was held in downtown Eugene, Oregon outdoors at the Broadway Plaza, also known as Kesey Plaza.
Tripp Sommer (KLCC news reporter in Eugene, Oregon, an NPR affiliate) and Constance Falconer, the mother of Glen Falconer.
The festival scene at Kesey Plaza.
At the Fest, Adrienne McMullen, Russell Rasmussen (beer denizen and future bay area bottle shop and tasting bar owner), Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge (co-owners of Ninkasi Brewing), Corey Blodgett of McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, and Jacob Leonard of Walking Man Brewing in Stevenson, Washington. Both Blodgett and Leonard were 2007 recipients of the Falconer Foundation Brewing Scholarships.
Jamie Floyd, from Ninkasi Brewing, John Maier, from Rogue Brewing, and Nikos Ridge, also from Ninkasi.
21st Amendment serving their Watermelon Wheat in cans. UPS lost their keg, but O’Sullivan had brought a case of their cans. They put up a sign at 4:30 saying that at 5:00 p.m. saying they would start serving both canned beer, the Watermelon Wheat and IPA. Apparently a line quickly formed out into the crowd and they ran out of the Watermelon Wheat in 15 minutes and all the beer was gone in 30.
Shaun O’Sullivan, co-founder and brewmaster of 21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco, and his girlfriend Adrienne McMullen. Shaun was kind enough to provide these photographs from the festival. Thanks Shaun.