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Keepin it Coastal – Westport Brew Festival Seeks Participants

Updated April 21: See the poster below for more details and the list of breweries involved. This post was originally a call to action for any breweries that might be interested in participating. Now that they’ve secured some beer, we have more to tell.

The “Keeping it Coastal” Brewfest is scheduled for Saturday, August 9th in Westport, Washington. The event will feature craft beer from Washington and Oregon. Westport Brewing Company is helping organize the event, which will benefit the local VFW and its agencies.

The folks at Westport Brewing contacted me and would like me to share some information with you about an upcoming beer festival on the Washington coast. This is primarily a call for breweries interested in participating. If you are interested in participating in a beer festival on the Washington coast, during the summer, see the information below.

For more information, contact Robin at Westport Brewing

robin @ westportbrewingllc.com

“Keepin it Coastal” Brewfest

Hosted by Westport – James H. Doolittle VFW & Westport Brewing Company

Saturday, August 9th 2014

Westport’s VFW invites you to celebrate their 73rd birthday in style. We are hosting a micro beer fest uniting brewers from Washington and Oregon. Come enjoy the Westport and Grays Harbor coastal community while promoting your talents and brew in peak season with fellow beer lovers.

Event held on VFW grounds featuring inside and outside space, music, food vendors and entertainment. Open at 1:00 pm, last pour at 8:00 pm.

Our focus will be promoting your craft brews in a fun community setting. This event is in fundraiser style benefiting James H. Doolittle VFW and its agencies. The club will be open and serving all day as well, with a membership drive on site. VFW will purchase 2 – ½ barrels of 2 styles of your choice from each vendor, bring ½ barrel back up if you wish.

Brewers bring:

Your own pour person, co2, taps, you’ll collect tickets for tasters. You are welcome to bring give away items and sell promotional clothing, hats etc. Selling or giving away drinking glasses, growlers, cans or bottles is prohibited.

2 – ½ barrels of 2 styles of your choice from each vendor, bring ½ barrel back up if you wish. These will be purchased by VFW, you provide server.

Party favors, booth signage and decorations. People’s choice awards for the “funnest” booth. We’ll leave that to your imagination! Clothing required!!

Organizers Provide:

10 X 10 space available for each brewery, your tent with logo welcome

Refrigeration, ice and tub

1 table and 2 chairs for each vendor

4 complimentary passes + 4 tastes for your serving crew

Be a part of the fun while supporting a good cause, fill in the signup sheet and register as soon as possible to insure your space. Your early commitment to this event is important for planning and promotion. Deadline will be June 10th 2014. Please call if you need more information for publicity purposes.

“Keepin it Coastal” Brewfest Details, ages 21+

Date: Saturday, August 9th 2014

Time: 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Breweries: We can accommodate up to 24

Tasting: Souvenir glass marked for 5.5 ounces



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