Celebrating the Canned Craft Beer Revolution in Scottsdale, AZ on May 16th
Arizona’s favorite craft beer event is set to return to the Scottsdale Civic Center on Saturday, May 16th with more than 300 canned craft beers from local and national breweries! Professionally produced by HDE Agency in partnership with SanTan Brewing Company, the award winning AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will open its doors at noon to VIP ticket holders and at 1 p.m. for general admission. The festival will end at 6 p.m.
Located at the Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 North Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will celebrate the canned craft beer movement with live music, food, a VIP tent, beer science garden and beer Olympic games. New festival elements this year include the Bell’s Brewing Stadium Lounge – featuring exclusive seating, bars and TVs showing the baseball games. Also, patrons can escape the heat in the Crafty Bastards Chill Zone. The Mudshark Brewing Hydration Station will feature complimentary water and watermelon slices.
Presale general admission tickets are available online at www.CannedCraftBeerFest.com for $35 each and include admission, a souvenir can and 20 four-ounce pours. Day of admission is $45. VIP tickets are also available through presale purchase only for $100. VIP tickets include admission one hour early, a souvenir can, 20 four-ounce pours, catered food, a private VIP zone with private restrooms and exclusive specialty beer sampling.
Here is the official 2015 AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival – Beer Guide:
Abita Brewing, Purple Haze, Strawberry Lager and Jockamo IPA
Alameda Brewing, Klickitat Pale Ale, P-Town Pilsner and Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA
Alaskan Brewing, Amber and APA
Anchor Brewing, California Lager, IPA and Summer Wheat
Anderson Valley Brewing, Hop Ottin’ IPA, Summer Solstice, Kimmie, Yink and Holy Gose
Austin Beerworks, Black Thunder, Fire Eagle, Peacemaker, Pearl-Snap and Heavy Machinery Half IPA
Avery Brewing, White Rascal, Ellie’s Brown Ale and Avery IPA
Ballast Point Brewing, Longfin Lager, Pale Ale, Sculpin IPA and Big Eye IPA
Barrio Brewing, Barrio Blonde, Barrio Rojo and Barrio Blanco
Bell’s Brewery,Two Hearted and Oberon
Big Sky Brewing, Moose Drool, Big Sky IPA, Trout Slayer, Scape Goat, Pygmy Owl and Summer Honey
Black Market Brewing, Hefeweizen, Deception, Rye IPA and Aftermath
Borderlands Brewing, Noche Dulce
Boulder Brewing, Hazed Hoppy Session Ale, Mojo IPA, Buffalo Gold and Singletrack
Caldera Brewing, Caldera IPA, Pilot Rock Porter, Hopportunity Knocks, Lawnmower Lager, Caldera Pale Ale and Ashland Amber
Cigar City Brewing, Jai Alai, Maduro, Invasion, Florida Cracker and Tocobaga
College Street Brewhouse & Pub, Big Blue Van and Fraternity Of Hops
DC Brau Brewing, The Public Pale, The Corruption India Ale, The Citizen Belgian Style Pale, El Hefe Speaks, Penn Quarter Porter and On the Wings of
DESTIHL Brewery, Vertex IPA, Hoperation Overload Double IPA, Abbey’s Single and Wild Sour Series
Epic Brewing, Escape to Colorado and Lil’ Brainless Raspberries
Firestone Walker Brewing, Union Jack IPA, Pivo Pils and Easy Jack IPA
Fort George Brewery, 1811 Lager Quick Wit, Sunrise Oatmeal Pale Ale and Cavatica Stout
Founders Brewing, All-Day IPA
Four Peaks Brewing, 8th Street Pale Ale, Sunbru, Hop Knot, Peach Ale and Kilt Lifter
Golden Road Brewing, Golden Road Hefeweizen, Point the Way IPA and Wolf Among Weeds IPA
GoodLife Brewing, Descender IPA, Mountain Rescue Dry Hop Pale Ale and Sweet As Pacific Ale
Goose Island Beer, 312 Urban Wheat Ale, 312 Urban Pale Ale and Goose IPA
Grand Canyon Brewing, White Water Wheat, American Pilsner, Sunset Amber Ale and Black Iron IPA
Hops & Grain Brewing, Greenhouse IPA, Pale Dog, PorterCulture and The One They Call Zoe
Huss Brewing, Scottsdale Blonde, Magic In the Ivy and That’ll Do IPA
Joseph James Brewing, Hop Box and Fox Tail
Lumberyard Brewing, Diamond Down Lager, Flagstaff IPA, Lumberyard Red and Knotty Pine Pale Ale
Marble Brewery, India Pale Ale and Pilsner
Maui Brewing, Bikini Blonde Lager, Coconut Porter and Mana Wheat
Mike Hess Brewing, Claritas Kolsch, Grazias Vienna Cream, Jucundus Orange Honey Wheat, Solis Occasus IPA and Habitus Rye IPA
Mission Brewing, Cortez Gold, IPA, El Conquistador and Shipwrecked Double IPA
Moab Brewery, Johnnys IPA, Red Rye IPA, Rocket Bike Lager and Squeaky Bike Nut Brown
Mudshark Brewing, Full Moon, Desert Magic IPA, Wild Water Melon Wheat and Upriver Light Lager
Nebraska Brewing, Brunette Nut Brown Ale, EOS Hefeweizen, Cardinal Pale Ale, India Pale Ale and Alestorm Blonde Ale
NOLA Brewing, NOLA Brown, 7th Street Wheat, MECHA, Irish Channel Stout and Rebirth Pale Ale
Oskar Blues Brewery, Dales Pale Ale, Mama’s Little Yella Pils, Old Chub Scotch Ale, G’Knight Imperial Red IPA, Deviant Dale’s, Pinner and Gubna Imperial IPA
Papago Brewing, Orange Blossom
Phoenix Ale Brewery, Camelback IPA, Watermelon Ale and Biltmore Blonde
Prescott Brewing, Achocolypse, Ponderosa IPA and Liquid Amber
Rahr & Sons Brewing, Rahr’s Blonde, Pride of Texas and Bucking Bock
Revolution Brewing, Anti-Hero, A Little Crazy, Bottom Up Wit and Eugene and Fist City
Rogue Ales, Rogue American Amber Ale
Saint Archer Brewing, Blonde Ale, White Ale, Pale Ale and IPA
Samuel Adams, Boston Lager, Sam Adams Summer Ale and Rebel IPA
Santa Fe Brewing, Happy Camper IPA, Black IPA, Java Stout and Freestyle Pilsner
SanTan Brewing, Devil’s Ale, Mr. Pineapple, HopShock IPA, Hefeweizen, SunSpot Gold and Fat AleBert
Sierra Nevada Brewing, Pale Ale, Torpedo Extra IPA and Nooner
Ska Brewing, Modus Hoperandi, Mexican Logger and True Blonde
Sleepy Dog Brewery, Red Rover Irish Amber Ale, Wet Snout Milk Stout and Tail Chaser IPA
Snake River Brewing, Monarch Pilsner, Snake River Lager, Snow King Pale Ale, Snake River Pale Ale, Pako’s IPA and Zonker Stout
Sun King Brewing, Sunlight Cream Ale, Wee Mac Scottish Ale, Osiris Pale Ale, Fistful of Hops, Indian’s Lager and Afternoon Delight
Traveler Beer, Curious Traveler
Two Brothers Brewing, Wobble, Ebel’s Weiss, Outlaw, Dog Days and Side Kick
Uinta Brewing, Ba Ba Black Lager, Hop Nosh IPA, Wyld Pale and Sum’R Ale
Upslope Brewing, Upslope Pale Ale, Upslope IPA, Upslope Brown Ale and Upslope Craft Lager
Victory Brewing, Summer Love
Worthy Brewing, Worthy IPA, Lights Out Stout, PreFunk Pale Ale and Easy Day Kolsch
To sop up all those suds, local restaurants and food vendors will serve up some delicious grub including Brat Haus, Honey Bear’s BBQ, Craft 64, Arizona BBQ Club, and The Neighborhood Treatery. SanTan will provide catered food in the VIP Zone.
The entertainment lineup includes Two Tone Lizard Kings, Dry River Yacht Club, Catfish Mustache and DJ Slippe.
This is a 21 and over event, no exceptions. Ticket purchasers and all guests must be 21 or over and must present a valid picture ID upon admission.
The official sponsors of AmeriCAN include: SanTan Brewing Company, Rexam PLC, Total Wine & More, Crescent Crown Distributing, World Class Beer, Hensley Beverage Company, Woodchuck Hard Cider, Discount Cab, Hotel Valley Ho, Phoenix New Times, World of Beer, The Brass Tap Beer Bar, Yelp, All About Beer, The Beer Connoisseur, Rosentstein Law, Arizona Brewery Tours, Poore Brothers, Marty’s Trophies & Awards and more.
A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Scottsdale Cultural Council and the Arizona Society Of Homebrewers (ASH). The Scottsdale Cultural Council serves Scottsdale residents, visitors, cultural institutions and artists by creating and advancing high quality arts and cultural experiences and opportunities. The Arizona Society of Homebrewes strives to preserve and promote the time-honored tradition of homebrewing and to recognize it as an art form through information, education and dedicated practices.
For more event information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com.