BRB Launches Casks For Kwantlen Fundraiser Event
For Immediate Release
BRB Co. Small Batch Brewers (Be Right Back Brewing Company) is proud to host the first annual “Casks for Kwantlen” charity event in support of student scholarships for Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Brewing & Brewery Operations Program.
‘Casks for Kwantlen’ will be on Saturday January 23th at BRB Co. Brewery + Eatery located at 14200 Entertainment Blvd in Richmond BC, from 12:00pm until the casks run dry.
Casks for Kwantlen will feature beers from BRB Co. Small Batch Brewers, and will also include entries from Old Abbey Ales, Steam Works, Big Rock Urban Brewery, Dead Frog Brewing, Steel & Oak, Howe Sound Brewing Co., Parallel 49, Deep Cove Brewing and the KPU Brewing Program Students. The event will also be supported by the ‘Just Here for the Beer Radio show’ and broadcast live on TSN1040 Radio.
The first 100 tickets are available for $20 at www.brbco.ca/casks-for-kwantlen and include three 5 oz. beer samples. Additional beer tickets are available during the event for $2.00 per pour. 100% of proceeds from the ticket and beer sales of this charity event will go to supporting the Kwantlen Brewing Program Scholarship fund. More tickets may be released in the future but the price will likely increase.
“We want to support KPU in training the next generation of brewers, and what better way than bringing together the brewing community and beer lovers for a cask ale festival” said BRB Co., general manager David Chadwick.
“KPU Brewing is fortunate and so proud to have the support of industry partners such as Be Right Back Brewing Co.,” said Elizabeth Worobec, dean of KPU’s Faculty of Science and Horticulture. “Scholarship support for the next generation of brewers and industry professionals we’re training at KPU allows students to focus on their craft.”
Date: January 23rd 2016
Time: Tap casks at noon; the event runs till the casks run dry
Ticket Price: $20* includes first 3 drink tickets Additional tickets may be released closer to date; ticket price may increase
Drink Tickets: $2* for a 5 oz pour