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Beer for Beasts Returns April 6, 2013

Discussion in 'BeerAdvocate Events' started by Todd, Feb 25, 2013.

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (1,685) Colorado Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    BeerAdvocate & Sixpoint Brewery Host Third Annual Celebration of Beer, Food and People for a Good Cause at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY

    (February 25, 2013 - Brooklyn, NY) The third annual Beer for Beasts charity event hosted by BeerAdvocate and Sixpoint Brewery will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. The event celebrates creativity in the form of dozens of exclusive beers, New York City's best food vendors and creative entertainment, all in the name of compassion toward animals. All proceeds will directly benefit the Humane Society of New York (http://humanesocietyny.org).

    Tickets go on sale Friday, March 1, 2013 at noon EST for $65 per person and includes access to one session (1pm-5pm or 6pm-10pm), plus beer and food tastings. Access to live entertainment is first come, first served. All attendees must be 21+ with a valid ID.

    "Beer for Beasts isn't just another beer fest," stated BeerAdvocate founder Todd Alström. "It's a celebration of things we love and a fundraiser for those that show us unconditional love."

    Beer for Beasts 3 will feature dozens of handcrafted beers made exclusively for the event at Sixpoint's Red Hook, Brooklyn-based brewery, including for the first time a collaborative brew with The Humane Society of New York's president Virginia Chipurnoi and executive director Sandra DeFeo.

    This year's event will also feature stand-up comedians and music selections curated by East Village Radio's local deejay crew "Chances with Wolves," whose performances at the last two years' events were met with rave reviews.

    "Beer for Beasts is the ultimate barn-raising event for brewers," said Sixpoint founder Shane Welch. "It's inspiring to see an entire community rise up for a good cause, and also share their talents for everyone to enjoy. When you combine raw creativity with good intentions, the positive outcome is boundless!"

    Beer for Beasts has raised tens of thousands of dollars to directly aid the better treatment of animals.

    For more info: http://beerforbeasts.com, and follow @Beer4Beasts #B4B3 on Twitter.

    About BeerAdvocate
    Founded in 1996 by brothers Jason & Todd Alström, BeerAdvocate (BA) is a global, grassroots network, powered by an independent community of beer enthusiasts and industry professionals who are dedicated to supporting and promoting beer. With their motto "Respect Beer" as its foundation, BA publishes BeerAdvocate magazine monthly, produces world-class beer fests and hosts the leading consumer website for beer on planet Earth. http://beeradvocate.com

    About Sixpoint Brewery
    Sixpoint was born out of an 800-square-foot garage in Brooklyn, New York City, in 2004 by Shane Welch, a professional brewer who had amassed over 1,000 individual homebrew recipes. The brewery's name is derived from the ancient six-pointed brewers' star, which had symbolically adorned the walls and equipment of ancient breweries since at least the Medieval period. Sixpoint's motto is "Beer is Culture," to highlight the human trajectory—the earliest human civilizations were founded upon the cultivation of cereal grains for making beer. Sixpoint aims to perpetually inspire the art, creativity and community generated through beer by acknowledging the history of the craft, while forging ahead to inspire culture in a modern setting. http://sixpoint.com

  2. Jason

    Jason Founder (1,525) Massachusetts Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Day session tickets are almost gone ... 8 left at the time of this post.
  3. Yesterday was a great day! Glad we could brew for it!
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  4. braugon

    braugon Savant (400) Connecticut Mar 14, 2013

    Had fun, well organized, would go again..
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