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Thanks to all 16,000 of you that came out to the Atlantic Beer Festival last weekend. As you can see below, the festival served as a Lutz Family Reunion of sorts as VP of Sales, Jim Lutz (left) brought his brother and nephew along for the festivities. The name of the young lady on in the photo is unknown as of press time.
We’ve posted some photos on our Flickr page.
We received word yesterday from “Down Under” that Flying Dog Brewery won THREE Australian International Beer Awards! Just another step toward world domination.
Here’s what we won:
Gonzo Imperial Porter GOLD Stout Packaged – Imperial
Old Scratch Amber Lager SILVER Other eg Amber, Bock, Marzen, Vienna
Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale BRONZE American Style Pale Ale
It’s the time of year when words like “brackets”, “Cinderella” and “office pool” (hello, Rick Neuheisel) sneak into almost everyone’s vernacular. Time to fill out your brackets and predict who will take it all.
Well, we like talking about beer more than trying to figure out if Cleveland State has any chance against Wake Forest, so we’ve put together our own bracket to figure out what Flying Dog beer is the best. And you thought it was tough to predict those pesky 8/9 match-ups?!
To start off, we have a couple “play in” match-ups:
Snake Dog IPA vs. Road Dog Porter and In-Heat Wheat vs. Tire Bite Golden Ale. Click on the links to vote and on the image below for the full bracket. Voting on the first round will go on through Thursday at 11:43 EST
And why did we call it Beer Radness? Well, we couldn’t say March ***ness because CBS tends to get a little weird when people use their catch phrasses without permission. And there is already another “beer madness”. Plus, all of our beers are “rad” … and it rhymes with the other, more well-known phrase. So there.
RFD is one DC’s best beer bars and on May 2, they’ll be hosting a charity event to benefit the Children’s National Medical Center. The event will feature “bottomless” cups of Flying Dog, door prizes, Wizards Cheerleaders and more! All of that for a $40 donation. Click on the link below for all the details.
The most recent stop on the Jim Lutz World Tour was Michigan to visit our friends at Rave Distributing. The love Flying Dog up North and we owe a big thanks to these guys for making it happen. In case you couldn’t figure it out, the guys from Rave are the ones that look all professional. Lutz was just there to drink, party and go to a Red Wings game.
We had a great time at Philly Beer Week 09 and enjoyed sharing some of our limited edition beers with everyone. As usual, the Whiskey Barrel-aged Gonzo was a big hit. The quote of the week goes to Lisa, a bartender at The Good Dog (pictured below): “That Barrel-Aged Gonzo is so good I want to bathe in it!”
We’ll let you decide if that would be a waste of beer or not.
Check out our Flickr page to see all of the photos from a Great Philly Beer Week.