It’s a CANvasion of Epic Proportions, this Saturday at the Scottsdale Civic Center

May 15, 2013

Over 200 Canned Craft Beers from 60 different Breweries Slated to Participate in this Year’s Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival on May 18th

Scottsdale, AZ (May 15, 2013) —We’re just a few days away from the Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, May 18th at the Scottsdale Civic Center where 60 breweries from across the country will crack the cans on over 200 different craft beers and pour their ice cold liquid gold for beer lovers to enjoy in celebration of American Craft Beer Week.

Doors open at noon when thirsty fans will receive their collectible 4 oz sample can which can be used to taste up to 20 different beers from local, regional and national breweries.

Presale general admission tickets are available now for $25 online at www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com. For a limited time, tickets are also available at all seven valley Whole Foods locations including Tucson at the presale price of $25. Day of general admission tickets will be sold for $35 while supplies last. This event will sell out so be sure to get your tickets early! General admission includes entry into the festival with collectible 4 oz sample can, which can be used to sample up to 20 beers from participating breweries.

VIP tickets are $100 (presale only, while supplies last), and include general entry with a 4 oz souvenir can, VIP lanyard for all access and exclusive entry into the VIP area with catered food and treats, private restrooms and a meet and greet with brewers. This is a 21 and over event, no exceptions. Ticket purchasers and all guests must be 21 or over and must present a valid picture ID upon admission.

Here is the complete list of breweries participating in the 2013 Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival:

 

3rd Shift

21st Amendment Brewery

Abita Brewing

Anderson Valley Brewing

Austin Beerworks

Blue Sky Brewing

Blue Moon Brewing

Bohemian Brewery

Boulder Beer

Breckenridge Brewery

Cigar City Brewing

Crazy Mountain Brewery

Crispin Cider

DC Brau Brewing

Fort George Brewery

Four Peaks Brewing

Golden Road Brewing

GoodLife Brewing

Goose Island Brewing

Grand Canyon Brewing

Half Acre Beer

Hop City Brewing

Hopworks Urban Brewery

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing

Joseph James Brewing

Kona Brewing

Lost Rhino Brewing

Lumberyard Brewing

Marble Brewing

Maui Brewing

Moab Brewery

Mudshark Brewing

New Belguim Brewing

Nola Brewing

Oskar Blues Brewing

Payette Brewing

Prescott Brewing

Redd’s Apple

Redhook Brewing

Revolution Brewing

Santa Fe Brewing

SanTan Brewing

Shock Top

Sierra Nevada Brewing

Sixpoint Brewery

SKA Brewing

Snake River Brewing

Sun King Brewing

TailGate Beer

Tallgrass Brewing

Two Brothers Brewing

Uinta Brewing

Uncommon Brewers

Woodchuck Hard Cider

In addition to the ice cold suds, other event highlights include live entertainment by local bands, a food truck food court, beer Olympics and more. The live entertainment lineup includes performances by Good Rust (12-12:45 p.m.), Pride Through Strife (1-1:45 p.m.), 80 Proof (2-3:15 p.m.) and Boom Shed (3:30-6 p.m.).  

Hotel accommodations for the Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival are provided by Hotel Valley Ho. A discounted hotel rate of $169 plus tax is available to festival ticket holders, just use the promo code CRAFT online at www.hotelvalleyho.com when making a reservation.

For more event information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com.  Also, be sure to “like” the event Facebook page at facebook.com/AmeriCANfestival and follow on Twitter @AMERI_CANFEST.

Special thanks to our official sponsors who helped make this event possible! Sponsors include SanTan Brewing Company, Rexam, Whole Foods, World of Beer, Briess, Cask, Hopunion, Hensley, World Class Beer, Draft Magazine, All About Beer Magazine, Discount Cab, White Water and Hotel Valley Ho. Thank you to our contributing sponsors the Brewers Supply Group, CraftCans.com, The Brew Bros, The Full Pint, Marty’s Trophies & Awards, Yelp, Young’s Market Company of Arizona, Local Lily, Phoenix Bites, Local First Arizona and Front Doors.

A portion of event proceeds will benefit The Beer for Brains Foundation which is a national, non-profit organization of craft-beer lovers, distributors and brewers, who are committed to raising public awareness about brain cancer, engendering compassion for its victims and helping fund groundbreaking research leading to a cure. Based in Arizona, the Beer for Brains Foundation is one of only a handful of beer industry-related charities currently operating in the United States. Visit the Beer for Brains Foundation online at www.thebeerforbrainsfoundation.org and like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beerforbrains.

Contact Info

Company: HDE Agency
Contact: Jen Pruett
E-mail: jen@hdeagency.com