"Class of '96 Reunion Party" at GABF w/ Shmaltz, Bear Republic, Ballast Point & Coronado (Fri, Oct. 7)
04 October 2016
Clifton Park, NY -- Monday, October 3, 2016 -- Shmaltz Brewing Company celebrates its 20th Anniversary at Great American Beer Festival (Denver, CO: Oct. 6-8) with the national release of the brewery's barrel aged tart barleywine Genesis 20:20® (16.7% ABV). Shmaltz's limited-edition Genesis 20:20® and an early preview of Chanukah, Hanukkah -- Pass The Beer® will be exclusively available at the 20th Anniversary GABF throw down Class of '96 Reunion Party at Falling Rock Tap House on Friday, October 7 (11pm). The Class of '96 Reunion Party features three celebrated breweries for one unforgettable GABF Bash: Shmaltz Brewing, Bear Republic Brewing, and Coronado Brewing. Please RSVP by Thursday, October 6 directly firstname.lastname@example.org
At Denver's premier craft beer bar Falling Rock (Oct. 7), Shmaltz pours their mega-ABV anniversary ale Genesis 20:20® and a Golden Strong Ale brewed with Cocoa Nibs, Chanukah, Hanukkah -- Pass The Beer® (8 Malts, 8 Hops, 8% ABV). Bear Republic brings Tartare Apricot (4% ABV), a blend of Tartare™ and Tartare Rouge™ wild ales refermented in oak barrels with organic dried apricots and yellow peaches. Bear Republic pours their pale and hoppy IPA, Hop Shovel (7.5% ABV). Ballast Point features Barrel Aged Barmy (12% ABV), an apricot and honey golden strong ale aged in their very own distillery's Old Grove Gin Barrels. Ballast Point also pours their hoppy session ale with mango, Mango Even Keel (3.8% ABV). Coronado offers a 20th Anniversary Imperial IPA (10% ABV), as well as Punk'in Drublic (8% ABV) -- an imperial pumpkin ale brewed with brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and plenty of would-be-jack-o-lanterns.
Shmaltz pours a selection of award-winning beers at Great American Beer Festival at Booth B19. Attendees will have access to unlimited tastings of four Gold Medal winning beers at World Beer Championships: Funky Jewbelation 2016® (9.4% ABV, 94 Rating -- RateBeer), Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.® (10% ABV, 99 World Class -- Beer Advocate), Hop Manna IPA® (6.8% ABV, 94 Rating -- RateBeer), and Slingshot American Craft Lager® (5.3% ABV, 97 Rating -- RateBeer).
Now in its 3rd year, the craft beer comedy show Offensively Delicious hosts two national comedians Beth Stelling and Matt Braunger with 10 acclaimed breweries onsite at The McNichols Civic Center Building (144 W. Colfax Ave, Denver) on Wednesday, October 5 (8pm). Shmaltz features Slingshot American Craft Lager® and Hop Manna® alongside beers by Brooklyn Brewery, Fort Collins Brewery, New Holland, and others.
Come hoist a pint with Shmaltz founder Jeremy Cowan and his brewery staff as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary at GABF!