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Published on February 21, 2024
Portland Timbers Score Craft Beer Goal with 'Pub Beer Patio' Experience at Providence ParkSource: Portland Timbers' official site

In a fresh collaboration that's sure to make waves among soccer fans and beer connoisseurs alike, the Portland Timbers have teamed up with 10 Barrel Brewing and Widmer Brothers Brewing, hitching a ride on the craft beer bandwagon. As part of this multiyear exclusive partnership announced today, the ‘Pub Beer Patio’ is set to bring a novel twist to game day experiences at Providence Park, the home turf of the Timbers.

This new fan zone, introduced as the stadium's first ever standing-room only section, promises to accommodate up to 700 ticket holders in a field-level space stocked with all the hallmark trimmings of a waterside dive bar. As to give fans a truly immersive experience, officials are even touting an installation dubbed the "World’s Smallest Dive Bar", according to KATU News. Complete with pool cues, dart boards, and undoubtedly that signature neon glow, it's gearing up to be a highlight fixture on match days.

CEO Heather Davis expressed excitement over the partnership and the fan-focused atmosphere they aim to cultivate with this new addition. "We are thrilled to bring in 10 Barrel as an official sponsor and extend our longstanding relationship with Widmer. Adding the Pub Beer Patio to our list of fan experience options gives us the chance to offer fans a totally unique and one of a kind matchday perspective," she elucidated in a statement obtained by the Portland Timbers' official site.

Aside from its pint-sized dive bar, the pub patio will also play host to a 10 Barrel Airstream, slinging a range of ready-to-drink cocktails, while the rest of Providence Park will see a spread of Widmer and 10 Barrel craft beers on tap. To seamlessly blend into the sports-fueled ambiance, fans can look forward to exclusive deal inundations, including a $2 Pub Beer special for the five minutes directly following any Timbers goal, not to mention post-game rooftop happy hour revelries after the final whistle.

Touching on the neighborhood synergy, 10 Barrel's Marketing Director Brian Hughes remarked, "Being half a mile from the Timbers stadium, 10 Barrel’s Portland Pub has long been a pre and post-game mainstay for fans," his enthusiasm captured by a statement on InvestorsObserver. With the brewers now inside the official fold, it seems Timbers' fans and beer aficionados alike have a fresh reason to toast each goal as the 2024 season edges nearer.

The combined efforts of 10 Barrel and Widmer Brothers, both under the umbrella of Tilray Brands, have set the stage for what's shaping up to be an event-laden season with promise not only within the confines of Providence Park but also throughout the community, especially at 10 Barrel's Portland Pub. Timbers' season ticket holders get in on the action with a 10% off their tab during the season, and an even heftier 20% off dine-in purchases on game days. It's a perfect storm of sports, hops, and community that's poised to gild Portland's game day traditions with a crafty new veneer.