April 12th – Join us as we host 10 Barrel Brewing’s Hop Rye It IPA from 5-8pm!


April 8th 3-6pm Breakside Brewery India Golden Ale release and tap takeover! Come try out some of Portland’s hottest beers! More details


April 6th 6:30pm – Ecliptic beer dinner with John Harris! April 6th 6:30pm, tickets available at Ben’s Bottle Shop or at

Occidental Brewing Event Thursday March 31

Occidental will be in the house this Thursday evening for a draft spotlight. We will have several delicious Occidental brews on tap including the barrel aged Lucubrator doppelbock!


Ben’s Beer Week! February 22-29 2016

This is our first week long craft beer event and it keeps getting bigger! Here is the most updated version of our happenings, it will be a crazy, fun week, with great beers on tap from all participating breweries and the other taps will have some really special stuff on too! All the magic will happen right here at Ben’s Bottle Shop in Vancouver Washington!

The week will start off with a Mazama Brewing tasting from 6-8pm on February 22.
– We will put on several special Mazama beers including their barrel aged Porter!
– A Mazama representative will be on site sampling beers and giving away raffle tickets for a price TBD!Next on the docket is a Ghost Runners Brewer night on Tuesday February 23 from 6:30-9:30pm! 
– Jeff Seibel, Ghost Runners Brew Master, will be on site to talk anything and everything beer!
– We are selling tickets to this event at 
– Included with a $27 ticket purchase are 4 10oz Ghost Runners beers paired with some special food dishes created by our chef Geoff Sainsbury!
– All participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to brew with Jeff Seibel at Ghostrunners Brewery and walk away with 5 gallons of your creation, ready for fermentation! (must supply own carboy)
On Wednesday February 24th we will have an in house sampling of Locust Cider and a Backwoods Brewing sampling!
– The Backwoods tasting will be from 6-8pm.
– We will tap a special keg from Backwoods (TBA) and there will be swag!Thursday February 25th we will be hosting a Widmer Brothers tasting!
– Mike Fox from Widmer Brothers will be here from 5-8pm.
– We will tap the Widmer Brothers Massive Upheaval, Drop Top and 2013 Old Embalmer.
– The first 18 customers to purchase a growler fill of these three beers will recieve a free Widmer Brothers growler!
– We will also be raffling off Winterhawks and Timbers Tickets during the tasting!Friday February 26th representatives from Heathen Brewing will be in the house at 5:00pm. 
– We will run several special kegs from Heathen on tap and there will be some beer swag given out!Saturday February 27th will be a blind IPA tasting event!
– Each of six major local wholesalers will pick out their BEST IPA, we will put them on tap and sell sample flights (4oz for each beer) for $10. Every participant will then vote on their favorite. The results will be counted and announced at the end of the day!Sunday February 28th we will host the bottle release of 54-40 Brewing’s 54-40 or Fight CDA from 12-3. After that we will welcome Silvermoon brewing into the shop for a sampling!
– First chance to get a bottle of 54-40 or Fight CDA from 54-40 Brewing
– 54-40 or Fight will also be on tap that day
– special Silvermoon beers on tap
– swagAs an encore to the week we will wrap everything up on Monday the 29th with a Schooner Exact tasting!
– The tasting will be from 5-7pm.
– We will have some special beers from Schooner Exact on tap as well as some swag!

Stay tuned for more details or just stop on in and enjoy a great craft beer in Vancouver, WA!


Salute to Samuel Smith Saturday January 30, 2016 3pm – 6pm We will be hosting our salute to one of the most iconic breweries in the world Samuel Smith! We carry most of their beers and will have some swag! So, come on out and try one of the most influential breweries in the world!

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Yes, the Yorkshire Stingo awaits!


We will open at 10 am this Sunday for the Seahawks playoff game which will be on the big TV of course! We will also have a mimosa special to help everyone wake up!


On Monday January 25th from 5-8pm we will have Reverand Nat’s representatives in the house sampling out their Winter Abbey Cider warm! There will be some swag giveaways!


On February 7th we will be hosting a Superbowl Party! First come, first served, no reservations, just great football, food and beer! We will have a special menu based on the teams playing as well as beer specials based on the teams playing!


Come ring in the New Year with us tonight! We will be open until 2am, have live music, multiple Winterhawks ticket raffles, Mon night’s Blazers game tickets raffle and a whole bunch of beer swag to give away! We have a sparkling wine toast at midnight! And, of course, great food and beer available!

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Come ring in the new year with us!

We are open! On top of being open, we are putting together a New Years Eve Party! More details will come soon, but we will have some live music and a sparkling wine toast to ring in the new year! Oh yeah, we will also, of course, have some really, really good beer on hand!

While we feverishly work to open, we are brainstorming and connecting with Vancouver brewers, Portland brewers and have some great ideas in the works. We at Ben’s Bottle Shop are very community oriented and hope to bring a great deal of energy and fun to Vancouver Washington. We are also huge beer nerds and therefore intend to host and participate in a variety of beer related events including beer dinners, tap takeovers, celebrations, guest speakers and beer tastings! We simply can not wait to serve the fine people of Vancouver Washington! Please continue checking in! Once we get closer to opening, we will provide details on some of the really cool things we have planned for our little corner of Washington!