Fifty West Brewing Co. in Cincinnati released more details today (April 7) on its upcoming Hippy Fest, which will involve the release of a collaboration beer with Fat Head's Brewery.
Check out the news release below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fat Head’s Brewery and Fifty West Brewing Co. Celebrate Collaboration Brew with “Hippy Fest”
CINCINNATI (April 7, 2014)—Fat Head’s Brewery and Fifty West Brewing Company are throwing a festival in celebration of their unreleased collaboration beer “Wanna Get Rye?” Hippy Fest kicks off at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at Fifty West Brewing Company.
The Fat Head’s-Fifty West collaboration beer “Wanna Get Rye?” is a Red Rye IPA (India Pale Ale). Fat Head’s Brewery, out of Cleveland, is a frequent winner at Great American Beer Festival, for its award winning beers like Hop Juju Imperial IPA, Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale and Trail Head Pale Ale among many others.
“I’ve always admired Fat Head’s, they have a pretty undeniable presence in the craft beer world and I feel honored to have brewed a beer with them,” said Max Fram, Assistant Brewer at Fifty West Brewing Company. “This collaboration is definitely a reason for us to celebrate and have a good time.”
In addition to the collaboration beer and all of the Fifty West Beer taps, Fat Head’s will be pouring a few of their own award-winning beers at Hippy Fest.
“Any time we get the opportunity to work with other creative chef’s like the guys at Fat Head’s, you know it’s going to be exciting. And then throw in the fact that it’s a munchie-inspired buffet it is guaranteed to be something that no one has seen before,” said John Tomain, Executive Chef at Fifty West Brewing Company.
In addition to the brewers working together and a “munchie-inspired” buffet for the festival-goers, live music will be performed all night on the outdoor brewery stage from Elementree Livity Project. A Hippy Fest ticket also includes a commemorative glass, and a pint of the collaboration beer, “Wanna Get Rye?” Tickets cost $25.00 and are limited.
Hippy Fest will take place on the grounds of the old Heritage Restaurant, now occupied by Fifty West Brewing Company and Heritage Tastings at the Cottage. Tickets and more information are available online at www.fiftywestbrew.com/hippyfest. For more information about Fifty West Brewing Company check out their website, Facebook or follow them on Twitter and Instagram at @FiftyWestBrew. For more information about Fat Head’s Brewery check out their website or Facebook.
Fifty West Brewing Company
Fifty West Brewing Company, out of Cincinnati, Ohio opened for business in November 2012 at the old Heritage Restaurant located at 7668 Wooster Pike. The beers brewed at Fifty West Brewing Company are hand made in small batches with a focus on craftsmanship, tradition, innovation, and patience.