This is a local group for anyone interested in wild ales, sour ales, wild gruits, and lambic beer. We'll meet to sample classic and new brews, attend craft beer festivals, tour breweries, and share home brews. Occasionally, we'll also sample "natural wines," funky ciders, and kombucha. We will do our best to pair these drinks with fermented foods, too.

This is not a general "beer meetup" and we are quite selective and focused. If you have a serious interest in the use of wild yeast or spontaneous fermentation we welcome you.

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Recent Meetups

  • January 31 · 4:30 PM


    5 Wild Ale Devotees

    Not only does Breakside always have something a bit bretty or sour or both, but tomorrow a food truck serving what I'm going to call wild sourdough pizza is selling... Learn more
  • January 18 · 4:00 PM

    Holiday Wild Ale Bottleshare

    9 Wild Ale Devotees | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Celebrate the New Year with the Portland Wild Ale Society and bring along a holiday-style Wild Ale or Sour. For example, a dark sour, a wild ale with pumpkin, any kind... Learn more
  • December 11, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Brett & Sour Night -- Breakside at Bazi

    2 Wild Ale Devotees

    12.11 Breakside Sour & Brett Beer Night Posted by hilda on December 8, 2014 Join Breakside Brews on Thursday, December 11 from 6-9 PM for a night of their largest... Learn more
  • November 16, 2014 · 3:00 PM

    Sensory Training for Beer Tasters

    15 Wild Ale Devotees | 5.00

    Do you think you are good at detecting different flavors or "flaws" in beer? Think again! Sieble Insitute sensory training kits are provided using the same 24 laboratory... Learn more
  • October 11, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Peche Fest at Saraveza and Bad Habit Room

    6 Wild Ale Devotees

    This is a no-host event recommended by a PWAS member. While you are there, take a look around for each other. Say "hi!" This event actually starts at 3 p.m. -- so if you... Learn more
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