June 28, 2007

Beer Festival & Washoes Tournament Fundraiser for Roosevelt Elementary

On Saturday, July 14, 2007, Drake's Brewing Company will hold its second annual Beer Festival and Washoes (horseshoes) Tournament. The event will benefit the teachers of San Leandro's Roosevelt Elementary School. Musical groups The No Cover Band, The Shuffle King, and The Doormats are scheduled to perform. A similar event in 2006 benefited San Leandro's Jefferson Elementary School.

Attendees can join professional judges in rating the same hop Bravo IPA from twenty micro-breweries:

  • The Beach Chalet
  • Blue Frog Grog
  • Devil's Canyon
  • Triple Rock Brewery
  • Valley Brewing Co.
  • Marin Brewing Co.
  • 21st Amendment Brewery
  • Sacramento Brewing Co
  • Sonoma Chicken Coop
  • Half Moon Bay Brewing Co
  • Magnolia Pub and Brewery
  • Russian River Brewing Co
  • E.J. Phair Brewing Co
  • Seabright Brewing Co
  • Rubicon Brewing Co
  • Bison Brewing
  • Firehouse Grill
  • Thirsty Bear

The event will take place from noon until 6pm at Drake's Brewery located at 1933 Davis St., Suite 177, in San Leandro. For a $35 donation, you get unlimited tastings, a souvenir sample glass, T-shirt, beer, and music. For more information, call 510-562-0866 or email drinkdrakes@drinkdrakes.com.

According to its web site, Drake's Brewery was "founded in 1989 as one of the Bay Area's first microbreweries, Drake's Brewing Company is a small, family-owned business dedicated to the art and science of craft brewing." Drake's is one of numerous companies owned by the Rogers Family, which also owns San Francisco Bay Coffee, The Organic Coffee Co., Fairwinds Coffee, Audobon Coffee, Cafe Jerusalem, and East India Tea Co.

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Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at June 28, 2007 1:40 AM | TrackBack

Ah, the irony of a beerfest to raise money for an elementary school. Bonghits for Jesus indeed.

Posted by: Tim Holmes at June 28, 2007 9:10 AM
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