Last chance for the Boondoggle

We originally reported this a couple weeks ago, but the contest ends today so we’re bringing it up again. Suncadia Resort and Iron Horse Brewing want your help naming a beer. As a reward for your input, they’re giving away five golf packages. All you need to do is vote for your favorite beer name and you will be entered to win one of five invitations to the Iron Horse Boondoggle on Saturday, July 2nd. Contest closes today, sometime around “4:00-ish.”

If you are one of the winners, you and three of your friends golf in the Boondoggle for free. The Boondoggle is a nine-hole tournament that will take place at Suncadia’s new Rope Rider course. More details about the tournament and the after-party are below.

To vote, simply go to either the Suncadia Facebook page or Iron Horse Brewery Facebook page. All voters are eligible to win. In other words, you don’t have to pick the winning name to be the winner. Just vote.

The winning beer name will be announced at the Boondoggle. The event takes place at Suncadia on Saturday, July 2nd. The Boondoggle is a nine-hole golf tournament, followed by a party and concert. The tournament is open for registration. The cost is $50 per person, $200 per foursome. Complete details are below.


Resort Partners With Local Brewery to Launch Exclusive Amber

Roslyn, Wash. (June 6, 2011) – Suncadia, a year round mountain resort located just 90 minutes east of Seattle, is excited to announce that it has teamed up with Iron Horse Brewery of Ellensburg, Wash., to craft an exclusive Suncadia beer. Facebook fans of Suncadia and Iron Horse Brewery have the opportunity to name the new brew which will be announced at Suncadia during the Iron Horse Boondoggle, a special launch event on Saturday, July 2, 2011.

From now until Monday, June 20, participants can vote for their favorite beer name on the Suncadia and Iron Horse Brewery Facebook pages from the following options: Powerhouse Ale, Boiler House Brew, Suncadia Trail Ale, Milepost 80 Ale and Big Dirty Amber. All voters will be entered to win one of five complimentary invitations to participate in the inaugural Iron Horse Boondoggle golf tournament with three friends.

”We are very excited about our partnership with our neighbor, Iron Horse Brewery,” said Karen Porter, director of marketing for Suncadia. “Together we are able to provide our fans with the opportunity to not only name our exclusive amber, but also to win a chance to attend a wonderful event – beer, golf and music has always proven to be a successful combo!”

The Iron Horse Boondoggle events on Saturday, July 2 include:

  • 3 p.m. – Iron Horse Boondoggle Golf Tournament

The 9-hole tournament at Suncadia’s new Rope Rider course will feature food and beer pairings at each hole, expertly created by Suncadia Chef Andrew Wilson. Hamburgers and bratwursts will be served along with microbrews that include Iron Horse Brewery’s 509, High 5, IPA, Irish Death and the new Suncadia amber.

  • 6:30 p.m. – Iron Horse Brewery “You’re Welcome” After Party

The complimentary after party at the Village Amphitheatre will include a number of kid’s activities, prizes and giveaways, beer and food for purchase, as well as the long awaited unveiling of Suncadia’s mystery beer.

  • 7 p.m. – Summer Nights in the Village concert featuring Left Hand Smoke

Previously categorized as rock and roll, Left Hand Smoke is now a self-proclaimed hybrid combining catchy hooks and soulful melodies with rock. The Seattle-based band, which has opened for the likes of John Mayer, Maroon 5 and Pearl Jam, will perform as part of Suncadia’s complimentary Summer Nights in the Village concert series. The annual concert series takes place at the Village Amphitheatre and is sponsored by the Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement.

Tickets for the Iron Horse Boondoggle golf tournament are $50 per person or $200 per foursome and can be purchased at until Friday, June 27 at 10 a.m. The beer unveiling after party and concert are free to the public. For more information about Suncadia and Iron Horse Boondoggle, visit or call (866) 904-6301.