Denver, Colo. – The fourth edition of the Denver Rare Beer Tasting benefiting the Pints for Prostates campaign will feature 34 rare, exotic and vintage beers from of 32 of America’s leading craft breweries.
“We are excited by the exceptional beers that will be presented at the Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV. It is an exciting group of a rare, limited release and vintage brews from some of America’s great craft brewers,” said Rick Lyke, a prostate cancer survivor, drinks journalist and founder of the Pints for Prostates campaign. “This will be a special day for true beer fanatics and it will help us reach men through the universal language of beer.”
The Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV will feature 34 rare and exotic brews, including:
• Alaskan Perseverance Ale from Alaskan Brewing, Juneau, Alaska;
• Allagash Avancé from Allagash Brewing, Portland, Maine;
• Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout and Avery Oud Floris from Avery Brewing, Boulder, Colo.;
• Bear Republic Barrel 32 from Bear Republic Brewing, Healdsburg, Calif.;
• Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout from Big Sky Brewing, Missoula, Mont.;
• Chatoe Rogue Wet Hop Ale from Rogue Ales, Newport, Ore.;
• Dogfish Head 2007 Raison D’Extra from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton, Del.;
• Elevation Prostator Smoked Doppelbock from Elevation Beer, Poncha Springs, Colo.;
• Elysian Maelstrom Blood Orange Ale from Elysian Brewing, Seattle, Wash.;
• Epic Imperial Red One Off Cask from Epic Brewing, Salt Lake City, Utah;
• Firestone Walker Lil Opal from Firestone Walker Brewing, Paso Robles, Calif.;
• Founders 15th Anniversary Bolt Cutter Barley Wine from Founders Brewing, Grand Rapids, Mich.;
• Full Sail 2010 Top Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter from Full Sail Brewing, Hood River, Ore.;
• Great Divide Brett, Meet Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing, Denver, Colo.;
• Jester King Gotlandsdricka from Jester King Craft Brewery, Austin, Texas;
• Laughing Dog 2009 Barrel Aged Dogfather Imperial Stout from Laughing Dog Brewing, Ponderay, Idaho;
• Laurelwood Cardinal Sin from Laurelwood Brewing, Portland, Ore.;
• Left Hand 2009 Oak Aged Imperial Stout from Left Hand Brewery, Longmont, Colo.;
• The Lost Abbey Track # 8 from The Lost Abbey, San Marcos, Calif.;
• New Belgium Biere de Mars and Back from New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo.;
• Odell Deconstruction from Odell Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo.;
• Perennial Barrel Aged Fantastic Voyage from Perennial Artisan Ales, St. Louis, Mo.;
• Portsmouth Kate the Great from Portsmouth Brewing, Portsmouth, N.H.;
• Samuel Adams Utopias 10th Anniversary Edition from Boston Beer, Boston, Mass.;
• Sierra Nevada Brandy Barrel Aged Imperial Smoked Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing, Chico, Calif.;
• Short’s Aww Jeah to the Face from Short’s Brewing, Bellaire, Mich.;
• Stone Suitable for Cave Aging Imperial Smoked Porter Tribute to Danny Williams from Stone Brewing, Escondido, Calif.;
• Stoudt’s 5025 from Stoudt’s Brewing, Adamstown, Pa.;
• Surly SŸX from Surly Brewing, Minneapolis, Minn.;
• Tröegs Splinter Black from Tröegs Brewing, Hershey, Pa,.;
• Uinta Oak Jacked from Uinta Brewing, Salt Lake City, Utah;
• Wynkoop Brewjolais Nouveau from Wynkoop Brewing, Denver, Colo.
• New Albion Ale, a special guest beer at the event being brewed by Boston Beer, Boston, Mass., to honor craft brewing pioneer Jack McAuliffe using original New Albion yeast that has been preserved at the University of California since 1977.
“These beers are true works of art and the brewers turn out so beer fans get the chance for an afternoon to remember of tasting rare beers with the people who made them,” said Daniel Bradford, publisher of All About Beer Magazine, which presents the event. “The Denver Rare Beer Tasting is beer passion in its purest form.”
All of the tickets for the Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV have been sold. The event takes place at Wynkoop Brewing on 18th Street in Denver on Oct. 12 from 1-4 p.m., during a relatively quiet period while the Brewers Association Great American Beer Festival is taking place in the city. Only 500 tickets were sold for the event.
About All About Beer Magazine
Now in its 33rd 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 is a 501(c)3 a campaign that 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).