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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Denver Rare Beer Tasting V Beer List Announced


DENVER, CO – Organizers of the Denver Rare Beer Tasting V, an awareness event and fundraiser for the Pints for Prostates campaign, have released the confirmed brewery list and beers that are expected to be poured at the event.
At total of 42 brewers are scheduled to take part in the event, which will be held at the McNichols Civic Center Building at 144 W. Colfax St. in Denver. The event takes place on Oct. 11 from 1-4 p.m., while the Great American Beer Festival is in the city.

“The Denver Rare Beer Tasting is an amazing opportunity taste rare, exotic and vintage beers and has become one of the most talked about craft beer events in the country,” said Daniel Bradford, publisher of All About Beer Magazine, which presents the event. “Some of America’s best craft brewers will be rubbing elbows with beer lovers who were lucky enough to get tickets to the sold out tasting.”

The confirmed brewery list and beers expected to be poured include:

  • Alaskan Brewing, Juneau, Alaska, 2002 Smoked Porter
  • AleSmith Brewing, San Diego, Calif., Barrel-Aged Wee Heavy
  • Avery Brewing, Boulder, Colo., Volunt Plus Erat & Momi Hiwa
  • Big Sky Brewing, Missoula, Mont., 2012 Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout
  • Boston Beer, Boston, Mass., Samuel Adams Utopias
  • Boulevard Brewing, Kansas City, Mo., Tripel Julep
  • Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, N.Y., Black Ops LBV 2007 & Cuvee Crochet Rouge Riesling
  • The Bruery, Placentia, Calif., Confession
  • Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, Fla., ll0k + OT Batch #6
  • Crooked Stave Artisan Beer, Denver, Colo., WælzBlood
  • Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Ore., Black Butte XXII
  • Devils Backbone Brewing, Lexington, Va., Wood-Aged Dark Abbey
  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton, Del., 2011 120 Minute IPA
  • Drake’s Brewing, San Leandro, Calif., Reunion Barleywine
  • Elevation Beer, Poncha Springs, Colo., Boom! Brandy Barrel Quadruple
  • Fort Collins Brewery, Fort Collins, Colo., Roasted Pumpkin Seed Ale
  • Firestone Walker Brewing, Paso Robles, Calif., Bravo & Lil’ Mikkel
  • AC Golden Brewing, Golden, Colo., Blueberry Colorambic
  • Goose Island Brewing, Chicago, Ill., Napa County Stout
  • Great Divide Brewing, Denver, Colo., Barrel-Aged Cuvee Syrah #1
  • Great Lakes Brewing, Cleveland, Ohio, Jabberwocky
  • Hardywood Park Brewery, Richmond, Va., Gingerbread Stout
  • Laughing Dog Brewing, Sand Point, Idaho, 14 Dogs of the Apocalypse
  • The Lost Abbey, San Marcos, Calif., 2008 The Lost Abbey’s Angel’s Share
  • Melvin Brewing/Thai Me Up Restaurant, Jackson, Wy., Kirk McHale & Melvin IPA Rum Barrel-Aged
  • New Belgium Brewery, Fort Collins, Colo., New Belgium/Avery Sour Collaboration #1 & #2
  • New Holland Brewing, Holland, Mcih., Chocolate Dragon’s Milk
  • NoDa Brewing, Charlotte, N.C., Rum Barrel-Aged Imperial Coco Loco & Hot Pistol
  • Odell Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo., Foot Print
  • Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte, N.C., Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter
  • Perennial Artisan Ales, St. Louis, Mo., Barrel Quad
  • Prairie Artisan Ales, Krebs, Ok., Bomb De Balcones
  • River North Brewing, Denver, Colo., J. Marie Barreled and Bretted
  • Rogue Ales, Newport, Ore., Class of ’88 Barley Wine
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing, Chico, Calif., Barrel-Aged Narwhal
  • Smuttynose Brewing, Portsmouth, N.H., Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Stone Brewing, Escondido, Calif., 2007 Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial
  • Russian Stout & 2004 Old Guardian Barley Wine
  • Sun King Brewing, Indianapolis, Ind., Hot Rod Lincoln
  • Surly Brewing, Minneapolis, Minn., Misanthrope
  • Terrapin Beer, Athens, Ga., Barrel-Aged Moo-Hoo Chocolate Stout
  • Weyerbacher Brewing, Easton, Pa., Millennium Falco
  • Wicked Weed Brewing, Asheville, N.C., Black Angel Cherry Sour

“Thanks to the generosity of the brewers who donate these great beers, we have featured some amazing brews during the first four Denver Rare Beer Tastings. The list this year is impressive by anyone’s standards,” said Rick Lyke, a beer journalist and founder of Pints for Prostates. This year the 650 tickets available sold out more than 10 weeks before the event. “The Denver Rare Beer Tasting is an afternoon of beer passion and a highlight of the Denver Beer Fest week and Great American Beer Festival weekend.”

Admission includes the chance to sample rare, exotic and vintage beers from 40 of America’s top craft breweries and the opportunity to meet the men and women who made them. Each attendee receives a commemorative tasting glass, t-shirt, program and pen. Guests also receive a three issue trial subscription to the award-winning All About Beer Magazine. A buffet lunch from Breckenridge Brewery & BBQ is included in the ticket price and guests will have the chance to bid in an exciting silent auction that includes a variety of unique beer experiences and collectibles.

All net proceeds from Denver Rare Beer Tasting go towards the awareness mission of Pints for Prostates and help to fund the education and support programs of the Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network, and free prostates cancer screening programs provided by the Prostate Conditions Education Council. Sponsorship packages are available for companies that wish to support the event.

About All About Beer Magazine
Now in its 34th year, All About Beer Magazine has been the essential source for the evolving beer culture. Winner of numerous awards and recognitions, All About Beer Magazine publishes the best on beer — its history and culture, beer travel, entertaining, brewing and collecting — six times a year with one additional bonus issue annually. The magazine promotes the positive attributes of the growing beer culture by hosting the World Beer Festivals where guests have the opportunity to taste samples from a wide range of beers and to discuss the beer with brewers and knowledgeable servers. For more information, please visit http://www.allaboutbeer.com, follow @allboutbeer on Twitter and like the magazine on Facebook at http://facebook.com/allaboutbeermag.

About Pints for Prostates
Pints for Prostates reaches men through the universal language of beer to encourage them to take charge of their health. The group was founded by prostate cancer survivor and beer writer Rick Lyke in 2008. The grassroots effort raises awareness among men of the importance of regular health screenings and PSA testing by making appearances at beer festivals, social networking and pro bono advertising. More information is available at www.pintsforprostates.org. Pints for Prostates also has a presence on Facebook and Twitter (@pints4prostates).

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