Friday, September 28, 2012

Rare Beer Charity Auction For New Avenues For Youth

Local #pdxbeergeek Jeremy Herrig sits on the Ambassador Board for New Avenues for Youth, a local non-profit whose mission is to empower homeless youth to exit street life.  Together they have organized an incredible event to raise money for a worthy cause. 100% of the proceeds go to New Avenues. So if you or anyone you know would like to donate any bottles or other items for the VIP event, please feel free to contact them directly.  More info on the event website.  

What: Brews for New Avenues
Live and Silent Beer Auction, VIP experience, Music, Food

When: Saturday, October 13, 2012 (2-10p)

Where: The Green Dragon (including the street)

Who: New Avenues for Youth supporters & beer enthusiasts (100 VIP tickets)

Details: $50 cover charge for VIP event: 2-5p, includes specialty beer not available GA event, Steve’s Cheeses, Olympic Provisions, & access to silent auction

$10 cover charge for general public (5-10p) to include glass, one free beer, raffle ticket, live music, & access to live auction

Ben & Jerry’s root beer & beer floats (free for Designated Drivers)
Food carts – Koi Fusion, Potato Champion, Pyro Pizza
Raffle during GA event of beer swag, beer, etc.
Special kegs tapped on the hour throughout GA event

Here are the confirmed beers and auction/raffle items to date (more being added every day):

Kegs (VIP designates exclusively at the VIP event, but this list is subject to change):
  • A TBD keg from The Commons
  • TBD Fresh Hop keg from Deschutes
  • Cascade Honey Ginger Lime (VIP)
  • Cascade Summer Gose (VIP)
  • Double Mountain Killer Green (VIP)
  • Vintage Rogue Old Crustacean (VIP)
  • Bridgeport IPA
Auction/Raffle Items:
  • Full Abyss vertical 2006-2011
  • 1989-1992 first five editions of Bridgeport Old Knucklehead
  • New Glarus package
  • Cigar City package
  • Founders package
  • Russian River T-25
  • Crooked Stave Cellar Reserve Series package
  • Old Crustacean 1997 (from Carl at Belmont Station with more to come)
  • Cantillon package of at least 4-5 different bottles
  • A mixed Founders pack of Kentucky Breakfast Stout and Regular Breakfast Stout
  • A bottle of the first Ale Apothecary release from BeerMongers
  • 3 year vertical of Westvleteren 12 + 1 Westvleteren 8 and one Westvleteren XII glass.
  • $150 gift certificate from BrewcyclePDX
  • 12x22 ounce gift basket + $20 gift certificate to Caps & Corks
  • $50 gift certificate to Bridgetown Beerhouse
  • $25 to Migration Brewing
  • 2 Beer Belly dinner tickets at EastBurn (in November - $80 value)
  • $50 GC to Grain & Gristle
  • 2009 & 2010 Imperial Stout Trooper from New England Brewing Co.
  • 2011 The Bruery Cuir
  • Deschutes: 2 bottles of Black Butte XXII and 2 of Black Butte XXIV
  • Beers of the Apocalypse from Elysian
  • The Commons – T-shirt, bottle of Flemish Kiss, 2 sampler trays (8 beers total), tulip glass
  • The Alchemist – 2, 4 packs of Heady Topper (picked up from the cannery on 9/27)
  • Breakside - 6 Double Citra IPA 750ml bottles