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The Year at a Glance

November 1, 2014

Bodega-Fest - Anchorage, Alaska

Location: Alaska Aviation Museum (4721 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, Alaska)

Time: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: The cost is $35.00 advaned purchase ($40.00 at the door) which includes admittance, a commemorative tasting glass and 15 sample tickets. Additional samples can purchased for 10 for $5.00.

Tickets are available at La Bodega in the Metro Mall (530 East Benson Boulevard) or online at http://www.bodegafest.com. Note that for online purchases there is an additional charge of $2.22 per ticket.
Also note that for online purchases one can print out the ticket or have it mailed to you via 1st Class Mail for no additional charge. To have tickets mailedto you via Priority Mail or Express Mail incur additional charges for $5.05 and $18.11 per ticket order respectively.

Description: There will be beer, mead and cider from Alaska and the Pacific northwest available to sample. All proceeds will benefit Alaska Public Media.

There will be live music and food will be available for purchase.


November 15, 2014

8th Annual Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (RBCA) Beer and Wine Tasting - Seward, Alaska

Location: Alaska Sealife Center (301 Railway Avenue)

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $38.00 per person

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.rbca-alaska.org. If you order tickets online please print your receipt and bring it to the event as proof of purchase. Due to the popularity of this event advanced ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets went on sale October 1st.

Description: Included in the cost of admission are 12 drink samples and appetizers and deserts donated by local and regional chefs competing in the annual Chef-Off and Desert Challenge competitions respectively. Alaskan Brewing, Bear Creek Winery, Broken Tooth Brewing, Celestial Meads, Denali Brewing, Glacier Brewhouse, Kenai River Brewing, Midnight Sun Brewing, Seward Brewing, and St. Elias Brewing as well as the local homebrew club (i.e. Malt Marathon Brewers Association) will be represented as this event. There will also be a silent auction.

If you have any questions please contact Pam Parker at pparker1313@hotmail.com or (907) 422-7124.


November 16, 2014

Southeast Alaska Autumn Pour - Juneau, Alaska

This is a AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competition.

All BJCP recognized categories of beer, cider and mead are allowed. For a complete listing of the recognized style guidelines as well as Entry and Bottle ID Forms please go to the following URL: http://www.bjcp.org.

The competition is open to all BJCP recognized beer styles. Multiple entries per sub-style are acceptable.

Entry Fee: $5.00 per entry for the first entry and $3.00 per entry for additional entries. For example, seven entries would come to $23.00 ($5.00 for the initial entry and $3.00 per entry for the remaining six entries). Please make checks payable to Alaskan Brewing Company.

Number of Bottles: Please submit two 12 oz. bottles (with attached Bottle ID forms).

Entry Deadline: Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 14.

Shipping/Drop off location (Juneau):
Alaskan Brewing and Bottling Company
5429 Shaune Drive 
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Judging: Judging will take place on Sunday, November 16 starting at 12:00 p.m. at the Alaskan Brewing and Bottling Company.

Winners will be announced at an award ceremony on Thursday, November 20th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Alaskan Brewing Depot (in downtown Juneau at 219 S. Franklin Street).

For additional information please contact Melody Crosby at mcrosby@alaskanbeer.com or (907) 780-5866.



Pictures and Summaries of Previous Events:

1999 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2000 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2001 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2002 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2003 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2004 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2005 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2006 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2007 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2008 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2009 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2010 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2011 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

2012 E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition

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Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2000

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2001

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2002

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2003

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2004

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2005

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2006

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2007

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2008

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2009

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2010

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2011

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2013

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest 2014


Below is a listing of beer-related events taking place in Alaska during 2014. Upcoming events for which I have information are listed above and the details are given there. The dates of several of the events listed below may not be known at present (or at least not known to me). This information will be updated when I have more details. Most events listed here are annual events and although the exact dates may vary from year to year the approximate dates are correct and can be used as a guide to the remainder of the year as well as next year.

The Following Events are for the Year 2014

January 17 & 18

Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska

February 1

Fur Rendezvous Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska

February 9 - Apri1 13

Study Course for the Beer Judge Certification Program Examination - Anchorage, Alaska

April 4-6

Talkeetna Beer Trippin' - Talkeetna, Alaska

April 5

Beer & Swine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska

April 12

Snow Goose Breakup Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska

April 19

Taste of Alaska Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska

May 3

Zymurgist Borealis National Homebrew Day Celebration/Big Brew - Fairbanks, Alaska

May 17

The Culmination Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska

May 23 & 24

Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival - Haines, Alaska

June 20-21

Solstice Beer Fest - Healy, Alaska

July 12

Golden Days Beer Fest - Fox, Alaska

July 19

E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition - Fox, Alaska

August 1 & 2

Augtoberfest - Healy, Alaska

August 9

Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival - Soldotna, Alaska

September 13

Capital Brewfest - Juneau, Alaska

September 14

Anchor Town Invitational Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska

September 20

Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest - Fairbanks, Alaska

September 20

Talkeetna Beer Festival - Talkeetna, Alaska

September 20

Celestial Meads Equinox Competition - Anchorage, Alaska

October 4

Great Alaska Beer Train - On a train traveling from Anchorage- Portage-Anchorage, Alaska

October 10

Eagle River Brew Fest - Eagle River, Alaska

October 17 & 18

Mighty Matanuska Brewfest - Palmer, Alaska

October 17 & 18

Oktoberfest and Home Brew Competition - Valdez, Alaska

October 18

HooDoo ChooChoo - On a train traveling from Fairbanks-Nenana-Fairbanks, Alaska

November 1

Bodega-Fest - Anchorage, Alaska

November 15

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Beer and Wine Tasting - Seward, Alaska

Southeast Alaska Autumn Pour - Juneau, Alaska

December 6

Humpy's Big Fish Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska

The Following Events are for the Year 2015

January 16 & 17

Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska

If you have any information regarding a beer related event that should be listed in this calendar please contact Scott Stihler at stihlerunits@mosquitobytes.com or (907) 474-2138.

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