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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 all your karaoke dreams come true.

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