Virtual Happy Hour with Gigantic Brewing’s Van Havig ’92

Join Gigantic Brewing Company’s co-founder and master brewer Van Havig ’92 for a virtual happy hour. Prior to happy hour, we encourage you to procure* a Gigantic beer (or three) and join Van as he talks about how he created some of Gigantic’s most well known beers and what’s currently happening at the brewery. He’ll also answer fun questions and perhaps even regale you with a story or two from Olde Reed.

Identify your timezone, mark your calendar, and join us!
This event takes place Friday, May 29 at 5:30 p.m. PDT.
Registration is required.

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*In Portland, you can find Gigantic’s beer at grocery stores and bottle shops, pick up bottles from Gigantic’s tap room near Reed, or have beer delivered to you straight from the brewery. If you can’t procure Gigantic, bring what ales you!

Who is Van Havig ’92? 
Van is the Gigantic Brewing Company Master Brewer. He started his professional brewing career in 1995 - first at Minnesota Brewing Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, then for 16 years with Rock Bottom Breweries in Bethesda, Maryland and Portland, Oregon, where he was a regional brewer and the company QA/QC manager and hop buyer.  After getting fired from Rock Bottom in 2011 for speaking his mind, in 2012 he started Gigantic Brewing Company in Portland Oregon with business partner Ben Love. Gigantic makes a wide variety of award winning beers on the corner of SE 26th and Steele, just past the 7-11, on the North West corner of campus.

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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