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Wingman Brewers collaborates with musicians to benefit education

Here’s a press release from Wingman Brewers in Tacoma.

Tacoma Brewers and Musicians Collaborate for Education

TACOMA—Local beer makers Wingman Brewers and the band Mighty High will unveil a new American-style India Pale Ale, Mighty HighPA, at a special event December 21 at Doyle’s Public Ale House in Tacoma.

Tacoma natives Derrick Moyer, Ken Thoburn and Daniel Heath started Wingman Brewers with a commitment to making authentic, well-crafted ales. What started as a hobby is now an awardwinning microbrewery. Wingman’s founders support the community where they grew up by donating a portion of every sale to a local charitable organization.

Wanting an even deeper connection to artisan craft in Tacoma, Wingman Ken Thoburn contacted Mighty High, a group of his fellow classmates/musicians from the Tacoma School of the Arts. Together they developed a pale ale made with locally sourced barley and hops and named it Mighty HighPA.

The brewers and the band will tap the first keg of Mighty HighPA at the beer’s debut party on December 21 at Doyle’s Public House in Tacoma. Mighty High will perform at 10 p.m.

Also at the event, Elements of Education will be introduced as the charity of choice by Wingman Brewers and Mighty High. Elements of Education is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization supporting programs at the Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA) and the Science and Math Institute (SAMI).