Friday, January 10, 2020 | 8:30 – 10:30 pm in the Imperial Ballroom at Beaver Run Resort
We’re celebrating 20 years, and we’ve invited some fantastic Big Beers alumni to join us for this epic celebration!
For this special anniversary it was important to us to look back and honor those who came and supported us throughout our storied 20 year history, and that includes you! So we created an after dinner, reception style event designed to accommodate a lot more people than our usual dinner format and feature ALL of our Featured Brewmasters from the first 20 years.
Each of our Featured Brewmaster alumni, including our 2020 Featured Brewmasters, will be creating, collaborating with others to make, or otherwise bringing a unique, rare, or never seen before beer to offer for this celebration.
Food? You bet! We decided that a blend of European and American desserts would make a great frame for these unique beers, and the culinary team from Beaver Run is working hard to design a menu reflecting our unique approach to the world of beer.
So please join us! Tickets are very reasonably priced at $45/person, with all brewers and volunteers who have participated and supported Big Beers at any time in our first 20 years eligible for a $40/person ticket with the coveted Alumni Discount.
The following Big Beers Featured Brewmaster Alumni will be joining us for our 20 Year Reunion. More will be added as they confirm. Here they are… yearbook style:
This year all of our Featured Brewmaster Alumni have agreed to follow the historical precedent of donating product and assisting us with our special event, and it has made it possible to keep the cost of the event to our guests quite reasonable. You can Purchase Tickets online. Should an event be sold out, a waiting list will be kept by the coordinator, and you can contact us directly. Cancellations are fully refundable, providing that we can rebook your seat. (Thus, refunds will only be issued after the replacement reservation has been paid in full.)
For trivia purposes, here is the complete list of our Featured Brewmaster Alumni:
- Adam Avery, Avery Brewing
- Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head
- Rob Tod, Allagash
- Eric Wallace, Left Hand
- Brian Dunn, Great Divide
- Hildegard Van Ostaden, Leyerth/Urthel
- Tomme Arthur, Lost Abbey
- Doug Odell, Odell
- Vinnie Cilurzo, Russian River
- Matt Brophy, Flying Dog
- Peter Bouckaert, (then) New Belgium
- Lodewijk Swinkels, Koningshoeven/LaTrappe
- Steven Pauwels, Boulevard
- Chris Bauweraerts, Chouffe
- John Mallett, Bell’s Brewery
- Todd Usry, Breckenridge
- Kevin DeLange, Dry Dock
- Matt Brynildson, Firestone Walker
- Cam O’Connor, (then) Deschutes
- Scott Vaccaro, Captain Lawrence
- Jef Versele, Van Steenberge
- Ron Kloth, Papago
- Geoff Larson, Alaskan
- Omar Ansari, Surly
- Phil Leinhart, Ommegang
- Florian Kuplent, Urban Chestnut
- Jeffrey Stuffings, Jester King
- Cory King, Side Project
- Dave Thibodeau, Ska Brewing
- Lasse Ericsson, Nynäshamns
- Neil Fisher, WeldWerks
- Troy Casey, Casey Brewing & Blending