Oregon Chocolate Festival + Beer and Cocoa Recipes

Smooth, rich, luscious, irresistible…

No, we’re not referring to that one person you met that one time at that one party in college. We’re talking about two of our favorite things – beer and chocolate. Both. Together. As one.

ChocolateFestThe Oregon Chocolate Festival is coming up March 4th-6th at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites. Here you’ll find over 40 chocolatiers showing off their delicious cocoa creations for Southern Oregon to sample and indulge. They’ve also lined up a schedule chock-full of events, including three beer-themed pairing workshops during the weekend:

“Always a Classic: Beer + Chocolate Pairing Tasting” – Friday at 5:30pm

“Together Forever: Beer, Wine & Chocolate Tasting” – Saturday at 3:30pm

“Better All The Time: Beer, Chocolate & Cheese Tasting” – Sunday at 11:30am

beer marshmallow

(photo: How Sweet It Is)

If you can’t make it (or even if you can, and still can’t get enough beer and chocolate in your life) try these beer + cocoa recipes we’re over-the-moon for, and add some sweetness to your home kitchen:

Coffee Stout & Chocolate Bread Pudding ~ Craftbeer.com

Chocolate Covered Beer Marshmallows ~ How Sweet It Is

Beeramisu ~ I Am A Food Blog

Chocolate Stout S’Mores Icebox Pie ~ The Beeroness

You can grab your tickets for the Oregon Chocolate Festival online or by swinging by the Ashland Hills Hotel. Tickets are available for individual days or weekend-long passes. We suggest buying them sooner rather than later, and giving yourself sweet, chocolate-induced motivation to power through the rest of your week. There’s chocolate and beer at the end, after all.