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A Harmonious Transition: Karaoke Out, Live Music In!

Posted February 1st, 2024

At Kells Brewery, we're always looking for ways to enhance your experience, and this February, we're turning up the volume on your weekends! We're excited to announce that live music is back, taking the stage every Friday and Saturday night.

It's time to let the music move you, as we bid farewell to our beloved karaoke nights for now.

Kells Brewery's Live Music Nights

Join us on Fridays and Saturdays as we transform our brewery into a lively hub of melodies, rhythm, and good vibes. We believe that live music has a unique power to connect people, so whether you're coming with friends, family, or flying solo, you'll find a welcoming atmosphere and fantastic tunes to groove to.

Join Us for the First Act

We can't wait to kick off this musical journey with you. Our first live music act will take the stage on Feb 9th, and we promise it'll be a night to remember. Check out our website or follow us on social media for updates on upcoming performers and showtimes.

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Beer of the Month: Sip into February with Our Mango Guava Sour!

Posted February 1st, 2024

February has arrived and, at Kells Brewery, love is in the air - love for craft beer! Our beer of the month is none other than the enchanting Mango Guava Sour. It's a familiar face, but every sip is like falling in love anew.

Throughout February, pints of our Mango Guava Sour are yours for just $6.

Fruitful Elegance in a Glass

The Mango Guava Sour is a masterpiece of fruit infusion. As soon as it graces your glass, it unveils a tantalizing aroma of tropical delights. The notes of ripe mango and succulent guava dance together in beautiful harmony, promising an unforgettable tasting experience.

Join Us at Kells Brewery

Come join us at Kells Brewery and raise a glass to the month of love and fantastic craft beer. Whether it's a romantic evening for two, a gathering of friends, or a solo adventure, our Mango Guava Sour is the perfect companion.


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New Year, New Brew: Discover January's Beer of the Month

Posted January 3rd, 2024

Winter is in full swing, and what better way to embrace the chill than with a crisp, flavorful brew? We're thrilled to introduce our January Beer of the Month: Kells Pale Ale.

Throughout January, pints of our Kells Pale Ale are yours for just $6.

A Perfect Winter Companion

Kells Pale Ale is the ideal choice for those cozy winter nights. With its balanced blend of malty sweetness and hoppy character, it's a beer that strikes the perfect harmony for your taste buds. The inviting aroma and amber hue set the stage for an enjoyable drinking experience that's both refreshing and comforting.

Join Us at Kells Brewery

We invite you to join us at Kells Brewery this January. Gather with friends and fellow beer enthusiasts, savor the delightful taste of Kells Pale Ale, and create memorable moments. Raise a glass to the winter season with a beer that embodies the spirit of community and craft.


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Karaoke at Kells Brewery Returns on January 5th at 10 PM

Posted January 3rd, 2024

Due to popular demand, we're thrilled to announce that Karaoke will continue into 2024 and make its grand return on January 5th at 10 PM.

Karaoke, Now One Hour Later!

At Kells Brewery, we've always believed in making your Friday nights unforgettable. That's why we've decided to take it up a notch. Starting this January, Karaoke will begin at 10 PM, giving you even more time to perfect your playlist and gather your cheering squad.

Fuel Your Vocals

No karaoke night is complete without your favorite brews and bites. Enjoy our wide selection of craft beers and delicious food offerings to keep you fueled and energized throughout the evening. It's the perfect pairing to your singing adventures.

Join Us at Kells Brewery

Mark your calendars for January 5th and get ready for a night of music, laughter, and unforgettable memories. Karaoke at Kells Brewery has always been about bringing our community together, and we can't wait to have you back on stage.

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Cheers to December with Our Beer of the Month: Irish Red Ale!

Posted December 1st, 2023

As December ushers in the holiday season, we're excited to introduce our featured brew for the month: the delectable Irish Red Ale. Join us at Kells Brewery to savor the rich flavors of this classic style beer. Throughout December, pints of our Irish Red Ale are yours for just $6. It's the perfect way to celebrate the season with friends and family.

Discover the Irish Red Ale

A Taste of Tradition: Our Irish Red Ale pays homage to the traditional style originating from Ireland. With its deep ruby hue and malty sweetness, it's a brew that warms the heart.

Smooth and Flavorful: Expect a smooth, medium-bodied beer with a balanced blend of caramel and toasty notes. It's a flavor profile that pairs beautifully with hearty Winter dishes.

The Spirit of the Season: Whether you're gathering for a festive evening with loved ones or simply unwinding after a long day of holiday preparations, our Irish Red Ale embodies the spirit of warmth and togetherness.

Visit Kells Brewery Today

Kells Brewery welcomes you to experience the magic of the holiday season with our Irish Red Ale. Our friendly staff and cozy atmosphere make it the perfect place to relax and unwind during this festive time of year.

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Raise Your Voice: Karaoke Nights at Kells Brewery in November!

Posted November 17th, 2023

Are you ready to be the star of the night? Throughout November, Kells Brewery invites you to unleash your inner rockstar at our Karaoke Nights! We've got exciting news: we've revamped our sound system to ensure your singing experience is top-notch. So, grab the mic, warm up those vocal cords, and get ready for unforgettable Friday nights filled with music, laughter, and great company.

Why Choose Karaoke at Kells Brewery:

A Sound Upgrade: We've taken your feedback seriously and invested in improving our sound system. Say goodbye to those technical hiccups and hello to crystal-clear audio. Now, you can shine even brighter on our stage.

A Song for Everyone: Whether you're into classic ballads, pop hits, or rocking anthems, our extensive song library has something for every musical taste. Choose from thousands of songs and perform your heart out.

Friendly Atmosphere: At Kells Brewery, we believe that karaoke should be a fun and welcoming experience. Join a supportive crowd that's cheering you on every step of the way. Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home.

Fantastic Drinks: Singing is thirsty work! Enjoy our fantastic selection of craft beers, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages to keep you refreshed throughout the night.

Gather Your Crew

So, whether you're a karaoke veteran or trying it for the first time, November is the perfect month to step into the spotlight. Join us at Kells Brewery, every Friday, starting at 9PM. Also, we have a special birthday shoutout: HBD KC!

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Sip into November with Kells Blood Orange Wheat Beer

Posted November 1st, 2023

Celebrate the vibrant flavors of Fall with Kells Blood Orange Wheat, a brew that captures the essence of the season. This limited-time offering will be available for just $6 per pint throughout the entire month, so it's the perfect time to savor this refreshing beer.

About Kells Blood Orange Wheat

Our November Beer of the Month, Kells Blood Orange Wheat, is a harmonious blend of crisp wheat beer and the tangy sweetness of blood oranges. With every sip, you'll experience the zesty citrus notes of blood oranges complemented by the smooth, wheaty base. It's a taste of Autumn in a glass, and this special deal is only available for a limited time.

Raise a Glass

Whether you're a craft beer enthusiast or simply looking to try something new, Kells Blood Orange Wheat is a must-try this November. Visit Kells Brewery and raise a pint to the season with this exceptional Beer of the Month. Cheers to unforgettable moments and delightful flavors!

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Host Your Unforgettable Holiday Event at Kells Brewery!

Posted October 27th, 2023

The most magical time of the year is just around the corner, and at Kells Brewery, we believe in celebrating the holidays in style. Whether you're planning a festive gathering with friends, a corporate event, a family reunion, or anything in between, our event space is the perfect setting for your holiday festivities.

Why Choose Kells Brewery?

Central Location: Nestled in the heart of Portland, our brewery is easily accessible, making it convenient for all your guests.
Exceptional Service: Our experienced staff is dedicated to ensuring your event runs smoothly from start to finish.
Diverse Menu: From traditional Irish favorites to contemporary dishes, our menu caters to all tastes. And let's not forget our range of craft beers!
Customizable Packages: Whether you're on a budget or looking to splurge, we offer packages that can be tailored to your needs.

Reserve Your Date!

Don't wait until the holiday rush to secure your event space. Space is limited and in high demand during the holiday season. By booking early, you ensure that your holiday celebration is picture-perfect and stress-free.

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Scare-aoke at Kells Brewery! Show Off Your Costume for a Chance to Win $500+ in Prizes.

Posted October 23rd, 2023

Ghouls and gals, get ready to howl at the moon and sing your heart out in style! Kells Brewery is thrilled to announce our Halloween Karaoke Costume Contest, set for Friday, October 27th, starting at 9PM and stretching into the bewitching hours of the night.

Over $500 in Spellbinding Prizes Await!

This is your chance to shine in your most spectacular costume. Our panel of judges will be on the lookout for the eeriest, funniest, and most jaw-dropping costumes, and the winners will take home a share of over $500 in prizes.

It's About Your Costume, Not Your Karaoke Skills!

Don't worry if you're not a professional singer; this contest is all about your costume game! Whether you're Ken from Barbie, a hotdog, or a character from your favorite anime series, show up in your Halloween finest for a chance to win cool prizes.

Share the night with friends, enjoy fantastic brews, and join us for an evening filled with laughter, music, and memories.

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From Plzeň to Portland: Kells Pilsner Shines This Month

Posted October 1st, 2023

While we embrace the crispness of the season, Kells Brewery is excited to spotlight a beer that perfectly captures the essence of refreshment: the Kells Pilsner. This month, we're celebrating this classic brew and inviting you to join in the festivities!

A Toast to Tradition

Originating from the Czech city of Plzeň, the Pilsner style is renowned for its clear golden hue, sharp taste, and effervescent charm. Our Kells Pilsner pays homage to this tradition, offering a beer that's both straightforward and delightfully complex in its flavor profile.

Perfect Pairing

The Kells Pilsner is versatile, making it the ideal companion for a range of dishes on our menu. Whether you're indulging in a hearty meal or just enjoying some light bites with friends, this beer complements every moment.

Special Offer: Pints of Kells Pilsner at $6!

In celebration of our Beer of the Month, we're offering pints of Kells Pilsner at a special price of just $6. It's the perfect opportunity to savor this classic brew and share it with friends.

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Karaoke @ Kells: Singing Our Way Into October!

Posted October 1st, 2023

As the leaves turn golden and the nights grow cooler, there's one thing that remains constant at Kells Brewery: the joy of karaoke! We're thrilled to announce that our beloved Karaoke @ Kells is continuing into the heart of autumn.

Why Karaoke @ Kells?

Karaoke is more than just singing; it's about community, expression, and letting loose after a long week. At Kells Brewery, we provide the perfect backdrop for your performance. With our wide selection of songs, top-notch sound system, and a supportive crowd, you're sure to have a blast.

Pair Your Performance with a Pint

What's better than singing your heart out? Doing it with a refreshing pint of Kells beer in hand! Don't forget to try our Beer of the Month, the Kells Pilsner, for a crisp and delightful accompaniment to your song.

See You On Stage!

So, whether you're an aspiring singer, a shower superstar, or just looking to enjoy some great performances, Kells Brewery is the place to be every Friday in October. Gather your friends, pick your song, and let's make some musical magic together!

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Make Your Holidays Memorable: Host Your Festive Gatherings at Kells Brewery!

Posted September 22nd, 2023

The Perfect Venue for Every Celebration

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by gathering with loved ones in a setting that exudes warmth, charm, and festivity? At Kells Brewery, we offer the perfect backdrop for all your holiday celebrations, whether it's an intimate family dinner or a grand corporate event.

Why Choose Kells Brewery?

Central Location: Nestled in the heart of Portland, our brewery is easily accessible, making it convenient for all your guests.
Exceptional Service: Our experienced staff is dedicated to ensuring your event runs smoothly from start to finish.
Diverse Menu: From traditional Irish favorites to contemporary dishes, our menu caters to all tastes. And let's not forget our range of craft beers!
Customizable Packages: Whether you're on a budget or looking to splurge, we offer packages that can be tailored to your needs.

Reserve Your Date!

The holiday season is a busy time, and dates fill up quickly. Don't miss out on hosting your event at one of Portland's premier venues. Contact us today to reserve your spot and let Kells Brewery make your holidays truly memorable.

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Summer's Last Hurrah: Introducing Kells Brewery's Limited Edition Pineapple Pilsner

Posted September 22nd, 2023

A Taste of the Tropics

As the sun sets on another glorious Summer, we wanted to encapsulate its essence in a glass. Our Pineapple Pilsner is a delightful blend of crisp pilsner notes with the sweet and tangy flavors of ripe pineapples. It's a tropical getaway with every sip, transporting you to sun-kissed beaches and lazy Summer afternoons.

Limited Time, Unlimited Flavor

Exclusivity has its charm, and our Pineapple Pilsner is as exclusive as it gets. With only one keg available, this is a flavor experience you won't want to miss. It's our way of celebrating the end of a season and the beginning of new adventures. But remember, once it's gone, it's gone. So, make sure to savor every drop.

Join the Celebration

We invite you to be a part of this special release. Come down to Kells Brewery, raise a glass to the memories of Summer, and create new ones with friends and family. Share your Pineapple Pilsner moments with us on social media using #KellsSummerHurrah and tag us @KellsBrewery. Let's make this a September to remember!

From Irish Dances to Conversations with Saint Patrick: What's Brewing at Kells!

Posted September 13th, 2023

Greetings to our beloved patrons and fans of Kells Brewery!

A Chat with Saint Patrick Himself!

As we gear up for our much-anticipated Halfway to St. Patrick's Day celebration on September 17th, we wanted to provide an updated event schedule to ensure that you have the best experience possible.

Event Schedule: Mark Your Calendars!

2pm: Experience the captivating performance of An Daire Irish Dancing. Their footwork and rhythm are sure to get you in the festive mood.

3pm: The powerful and soul-stirring sounds of Kells Irish Pipes and Drums will take center stage. Let the music transport you straight to the heart of Ireland.

4pm: Join us for a captivating reading of Cul an Ti. Dive into the rich tapestry of Irish folklore and tales that have been passed down through generations.

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Halfway There! St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Come Early at Kells

Posted September 9th, 2023

We're excited to bring a touch of Irish cheer to September! Why wait for March when we can celebrate the spirit of St. Patrick's Day halfway through the year?

Mark Your Calendars!

On September 17th, we're hosting our "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" celebration, and we'd love for you to be a part of it. The festivities kick off at 4 pm with a special toast to honor the Irish spirit and the joy of being together.

Live Performances to Light Up the Evening

But that's not all! As the evening unfolds, immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Ireland with a live performance by our very own Kells Irish Bagpipers and Irish Dancers.

A Celebration Like No Other

St. Patrick's Day is not just a day; it's a feeling, a spirit of joy, camaraderie, and celebration. And at Kells, we believe in celebrating it with all our heart, even if it's halfway through the year! So, don your green attire, gather your friends, and head over to Kells Brewery on September 17th. Let's make this "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" celebration a memorable one!

Sláinte and see you there!

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Why Kells Mango Guava Sour is the Must-Try Beer This September

Posted September 1st, 2023

We're thrilled to introduce our September Beer of the Month: Kells Mango Guava Sour. This delightful brew is the perfect way to transition from the warm summer days to the cozy nights of fall.

What Makes It Special?

Kells Mango Guava Sour is not your average sour beer. With a mild sourness that's approachable for both novices and aficionados, this beer offers a unique blend of tropical notes. The flavors of mango and guava dance on your palate, leaving you wanting more after each sip.

Who Will Enjoy It?

If you've been hesitant to try sour beers, this is the perfect introduction. Its mild sourness makes it accessible for everyone, from those new to the world of sours to seasoned enthusiasts looking for something different.

Don't Miss Out!

Kells Mango Guava Sour is available for a limited time, so make sure to stop by Kells Brewery this September to experience this one-of-a-kind brew.

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Kells and Karaoke - Gimme the Beats!

Posted August 29th, 2023

Kells Brewery has traditionally hosted Karaoke Night on the first Friday of each month in collaboration with Hans & The Wanted.

Due to popular demand, we are happy to announce we'll be hosting karaoke every Friday night for the foreseeable future!

There will be a few Fridays where we have live musical performances and, therefore, no karaoke will be held that evening. We plan to announce these "No Karaoke Nights" in advance.

Hans will continue to conduct Karaoke Night on the first Friday of each month, while KJ Gusto will be stepping up to join the team and make your karaoke dreams come true for all other Fridays.

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