Japan's up and coming craft brewers have teamed with some of Portland's finest to create ten collaboration beers and one cider. Each collaboration features a unique Japanese ingredient. Meet the brewers from each brewery and try their unique one-off collaborations as this special one-day festival.
Founded in 1994, Marukin is one of Tokyo's most distinct and popular names in ramen. With over 20+ years of experience and nine locations in Japan, Marukin brings their first stateside locations to Portland, Oregon. Marukin specializes in handmade noodles, signature Japanese dishes, and locally sourced ingredients. Chef Mayumi Hijikata brings her skills, experience, and love to Portland.
Chef Mayumi is a classically trained Japanese chef who spent her years perfecting her skills in the world's ramen capital, Japan. Each bowl has been developed by her, using specific tastes, cuts, and textures that allow each bowl to blossom to its best.
Bamboo Sushi is the first certified sustainable sushi restaurant in the world and a proud purveyor of eclectic Japanese cuisine, located in the heart of the West End in downtown Portland Oregon. We are dedicated to bringing you the freshest fish, meats, and produce with the greatest consciousness towards marine stewardship, sustainability, and the environment.
Portland and Japan collaboration festival "Fuji to Hood" is a beer festival featuring ten Japanese breweries (and one cidery) collaborating with eleven of Portland's finest brewers/cidermakers on original recipes using select Japanese ingredients. Presented by Culmination Brewing and supported by the Japan-America Society of Oregon, the Fuji to Hood beer festival also features Sake from SakeOne, ramen from Marukin Ramen and sushi from Bamboo Sushi, plus Japanese Taiko drumming groups and arts with partial proceeds going to benefit JASO. Beer, Ramen, Sushi, and Sake come together in Portland on April 21st, 2018.
Advanced and VIP Tickets (one hour early entrance for only 100) are now on sale for the festival that takes place Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at the The Bindery Annex and Culmination Brewing. Tickets include a one-of-a-kind collectible and branded glass and 12 drink tickets good for 4oz samples of all ten beers and one cider and an extra ticket to go back for a favorite.
Entertainment includes live Japanese Taiko music, decorative Japanese arts and food specials from Bamboo Sushi and Marukin Ramen for an additional cost.