Also taking place during the Hawthorne Street Fair is the Grand Opening of the new neighborhood, backyard production brewery of Leikam Brewing. Earlier this year a new brewery founded by Theo and Sonia Marie Leikam opened its doors in Southeast Portland. Leikam Brewing is unique as a certified kosher, community-supported nanobrewery. Now with the 5-barrel brewery in full production, Leikam Brewing is set to host its official Grand Opening Celebration during the Hawthorne Street Fair. The celebration will be on Sunday, August 16 from 11 AM – 7 PM at Growlers Hawthorne on 34th and Hawthorne.
The opening will feature 4 of the couple’s beers including 2 of its flagships, the Shoreline Pale and the Janis Hoplin IPA. The other beers featured will include the Funky Town Apricot Ale and a limited edition double IPA. There will also be live music, giveaways and lots of fun for all.