Sorry, we've already maxed out on the invites. There are always cancellations. Feel free to request being put on the cancellation list.
It's time for the biggest damn bottle share of them all - the 2017 Utah Beer Holiday Beer Tasting. It started back in 2009 when a handful of local beer nerds decided that our cellars were too fat with brilliant beers and came to the realization that we must share them. Our aim was
simple - bring a bottle to share and get to know the rest of our beer
community. I don't think any of us were prepared for the enthusiastic
responses we received to our invitation - the scope and generosity of
those who attended blew us away.
We took last year off for various reasons, now it's time to put
out the invitation once again for my favorite party of the year. It's now time for the 8th
Annual Big-Ass Holiday Beer Tasting. The rules are always the same, but
for new readers of the Utah Beer Blog here are the rules and info.
of all this is the only invite to the gathering. If your reading this
you know about the party if you missed it - I'm sorry. Social Media
isn't conducive to having an intimate party of this size.
The concept is simple. Bring a nice beer, cider or mead. It can be in a
bottle, can, jug, keg or jeroboam as long as it's "special" to you and
you think it would be nice to share. It doesn't have to be rare -
expensive or outrageous. Just something that you enjoy. That being said, it is in poor taste to show up with a six pack of grocery store beer and ignore it while you enjoy the rarer beer on the table. you know who you are.
is absolutely welcome! We have some incredibly talented homebrewers in
the area, if you've got something that you'd like
to share please bring it. Give us a heads up if it's kegged so we can
make sure we have the appropriate amount of room.
If you have a tasters glass or a piece of stemware please bring it,
you'll be glad you did. Plastic cups will be provided but I'd hate for
anyone to have to use them.
The Holiday Tasting will be held at a private home and it's location
will be given out only to those who RSVP. We will have to put a cap on
the number of people attending due to the size of the venue. So get your
RSVP in ASAP.
We'd ask that this be limited to "Beer People". People who know beer or
are interested in learning more about craft beer. Please feel free to
bring a guest if you don't want to come solo.
Speaking of "Beer People". Some of our local craft brewers will be in
attendance as well as industry professionals. It'll be a nice
opportunity for you to get to know them - and they you.
ahead for your ride home. In previous years we've been hit with serious stormy weather, while it made for a beautiful Holiday evening, it created some
difficulty getting people out the door and to their home's safely.
So, here's the info your gunna need.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (we filled up in 8 hours last time)
Absolutely no one under 21.
What: 1-2 bottles for tasting and sharing - tasters glass or stemware.
Please bring a food item to share. Anything is appreciated.
Where: Draper, Utah
When: The evening of Saturday December, 9th
Questions and RSVP: email@example.com
Don't hesitate to RSVP or ask questions! We usually fill up on the day of the announcement. Again, this post is the only invite to the gathering. Can't wait to see you!