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Conservation Beers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mdwalsh, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. mdwalsh

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    Looking for beers that use a portion of their profits for conservation and preservation of natural places. I know Preservation IPA does from Tonka Brewing in MN. Anyone else out there know of any?
     
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    I think that Sweetwater does some work supporting local Riverkeeper associations.
     
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    Lancaster Brewing in Lancaster PA gives a portion of the proceeds of their Winter Warmer sales to a local wolf sanctuary. Great little outfit that rescues wolves from all over the country and you can take a photo tour. The Winter Warmer is pretty good too.
     
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    Founder's supports the Grand Rapids Whitewater, which is trying to restore the Grand River to rapids.
     
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    Devil's Backbone Striped Bass...

    Save the Chesapeake!! :)

    Maine Beer Company King Titus, and also they give 1% "for the planet" for all their beers they sell.
     
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    A quotation from the Maine Beer Co. website:

    Maine Beer Company is a proud member of 1% for the Planet, giving back a portion of our sales to environmental groups around the world.

    Learn more at www.onepercentfortheplanet.org
     
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    But do they have a specific beer for that project?
     
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    No, they have a growler that every fill donates $ for GRWW. So all but none at the same time.
     
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    Flying Dog (Frederick,MD) - Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout:

    "Last week, we donated a portion of proceeds from Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout to the Oyster Recovery Partnership. From 2012 sales alone, the ORP will be able to replant 750,000 oysters back into the Chesapeake Bay."
     
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    I believe a portion of Victory's Headwaters Pale Ale profits go back to water conservation efforts as well.
     
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    Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA
     
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    Yup - it does/they do. I think if you poke around brewery websites there are quite a few that do something along these lines, but it takes some digging to discover.
     
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    Does the fact that Central Waters intends to be completely off the grid by 2015 count? I vote all CW beers! Keep that beautiful central WI beautiful.
     
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    At first I thought the post read "conversation beers". "Such and such beers donate to conversations..." Haha
     
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    +1 Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA.....here's info direct from their website:

    Now… for the name. Why “Last Chance?” The name “Last Chance” is a nod to something held very close to the hearts of many of the employees at Weyerbacher Brewing Company: Animal Rescue. Weyerbacher donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every drop of Last Chance IPA to small, regional animal rescue operations. These shelters offer dogs, cats and other pets their last chance to find a new home.
     
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    Maine beer donates 1% and with the prices of their beers it's probably a decent amount....
     
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    The way 1% for the planet works, all their beers are for that project.
     
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    Surge Protector Sandy Relief Ale. A collaboration of 8 Long Island breweries.
     
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    that's actually not for nature conservation, it's to help replenish food banks and rebuild a brewery slammed by sandy

    definitely charitable... but also sold out in much less time than it took for sandy to pass over us ;)
     
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    you can still find it around the island.
     
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    My bad. Half watching TV and half reading what I'm posting about! LOL! Still for a good cause though.
     
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    ...and half in the bag!
     
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    didn't realize. Good to know. It sold out w/in hours in the 4 shops I frequent.
     
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    Big Cock IPA Great River Brewing Davenport Iowa, pheasants forever donations
     
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    yeah but you can probably find it in some bars and restaurants that served it.
     
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    Sierra Nevada seems to set the bench mark for environmental awareness and sustainability as a brewery. I know in years past they've had a month long benefit for wild rivers protection where a portion of their 12-pack sales are donated for this cause.

    And for a cause very near and dear to my heart, Tuckerman Brewing Co. in North Conway, NH donates a portion of their proceeds from 6288' Stout to the Mt. Washington Observatory.
     
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    Totally forgot about that one!
     
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    Jolly Pumpkin De Viento; brewed for a relief fund to benefit victims of tornados in the area. Pretty awesome beer; sour coffee saison but a bit pricey.
     
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