Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Breckenridge Brewery and DCC Press Release

So, every year, Breckenridge Brewery (a major sponsor for Denver Comic Con) brews a special beer for the convention. And every year they open up a contest to name that beer. This year, it's one of my favorite styles: a Bohemian Pilsener!

Here's the official press release for you:

Breckenridge Brewery and DCC Open Up Submissions For “Name the Denver Comic Con Beer” Contest

WHAT: The annual “Name the Denver Comic Con Beer” contest starts today, March 21. This is the sixth year Breckenridge Brewery has brewed a special beer exclusive for Denver Comic Con (DCC). The 2017 DCC official beer is a Bohemian-style Pilsner. It’s delicate and well-balanced, light yet complex. Saaz hops, a classic pilsner ingredient, impart a pleasant, earthy aroma while giving spicy flavor characteristics and a crisp, dry finish. Past winners of the "Name the Comic Con Beer" contest are, The Fantastic Pour, The Caped Brewsader, Brews Wayne, Hulk's Mash, and Snape-ricot.

WHEN:
  • March 21 - “Name the Denver Comic Con Beer” contest starts
  • March 23, 5:00 pm - Deadline for name submissions
  • March 24 - Final four names announced and voting period opens
  • March 29 - Official name and winner announced
  • April - May - Stay tuned for more info on final artwork and beer release date

HOW: To submit an idea for a name, comment in the section of this Facebook post here by 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 23rd. Check back on Facebook, Friday March 24th to vote for one of the four select entries decided on by Breck and DCC.

WHY: This year’s winning name will be illustrated by a local comic book artist and featured on this year’s DCC pint glass. The winner receives a custom prize package from Breckenridge Brewery that includes free beer for a year and a Denver Comic Con beer tap handle.

So if you're a geeky beer drinker, go submit your name ideas. And don't forget to go get your passes for Denver Comic Con!

Giles is a HUGE beer fan, and every year, he's excited for this contest.

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