28 May 2008
Rogue Press Release:
Nationwide...Pub Olympic Trials...in anticipation of the US Olympic Track and Field Team Trials in Eugene this summer, Rogue will gather the best beer drinking athletes for the inaugural Pub Olympics Trials.The Trials for the Pub Olympics will be held the weekend of May 23-31 at participating Rogue retailers across the nation and globe, and at Eugene City Brewery and at Rogues Brewery in Newport (where Brewers on the Bay is located), Issaquah Brewhouse, Rogue Distillery and Public House in Portland, and the Rogue Public Houses in Astoria and San Francisco. Events will include tricycle races, walk dont spill, bung toss, fishing, boxer taste test, keg roll and who knows what else... 1 winner from each trial location will be eligible to attend the Olympic Finals and awards ceremony the weekend of June 20-22 in Eugene and Newport, Oregon.
OK I will 'fess up. I've secretly been training for this event for the last 24 years. Wish me luck.