Thursday, April 24, 2008

16th Annual Microbreweries for the Environment Benefit

16th annual Microbreweries for the Environment Benefit - Think Globally, Drink Locally: 20 Breweries, $2 Pints!

KGNU and the Boulder Weekly proudly present the 16th annual Microbreweries for the Environment benefit on Friday, April 25 at The Boulder Theater.

Since 1993, the Microbreweries for the Environment benefit has raised nearly $100,000 for local environmental causes. The proceeds from this year's benefit will further the environmental efforts of the University of Colorado Environmental Center, Colorado Conservation Voters, EcoCycle and Wild Earth Guardians.

Twenty Colorado microbreweries serve their best beers for only $2 each. Participating breweries include: Arctic Craft Brewery, Avery Brewing, BJ's Brewhouse, Boulder Beer Co., Breckenridge Brewery, Bristol Brewing Co., Flying Dog Brewery, Fort Collins Brewery, Great Divide Brewing Co., Left Hand Brewing Co., Mountain Sun, New Belgium Brewing Co., Odell Brewing Co., Oskar Blues Brewery, Pumphouse Brewery, Redfish Brewhouse, Ska Brewing Co., Steamworks Brewing Company, Twisted Pine Brewing, and Wolf Rock Brewing Company.

The evening's entertainment features music by Elephant Revival and Cornmeal. Elephant Revival's funky, gyptic, soul, folk music will set the stage for Cornmeal's progressive bluegrass and roots music. The music is sure to go well with Colorado finest brews. Visit and .

And, to top it off, the benefit is a zero-waste and carbon-neutral event.

Everyone is encouraged to walk, bike, or bus to the event. Doors open and beer tasting starts at 8:00pm, and music will run to 12:30am. Admission costs $21. Tickets are available at the Boulder Theater Box Office (303-786-7030 or The event will sell out.

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