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Zwickelmania 2013 release

  1. 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5th annual Zwickelmania returns offering visitors a unique look inside Oregon breweries around the state Celebrate the wood anniversary with tours, tastings and specialsPORTLAND, Ore. (January 30, 2012)—Over 23,000 visitors set their sights onOregon breweries during Zwickelmania in 2012 and that figure is projected togrow on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the fifth annual Zwickelmania.Free Zwickelmania shuttle buses are located in Portland, Bend, Salem andEugene and entry is free at all participating breweries. A full list of shuttleschedules will be added soon to the Oregon Brewers Guild website athttp://oregonbeer.org/zwickelmania.“Each year, Oregon breweries are seeing a rising interest from people who areexcited to experience the inner workings of a brewery,” says Oregon BrewersGuild executive director, Brian Butenschoen. “This is that rare time of the yearwhere people get a backstage pass to the brewers and their breweries.”This is the fifth anniversary—or the wood anniversary. Attendees should be onthe lookout for barrel-aged beers, such as ones from Full Sail Brewing, BreaksideBrewery and the unveiling of Oakshire Brewing’s “Hellshire III.”Visitors are encouraged to take pictures of the breweries while they’re touringand to use the hashtag #Zwickel13 when posting to Twitter and Instagram.Additionally, anyone who posts a photo from the event to the Zwickelmania
  2. 2. Facebook page at http://bit.ly/Zwickel13 will be entered for a chance to win aprize package containing two glasses and 10 tickets each to the upcoming event“Cheers to Belgian Beers” on Saturday, April 20th at Metalcraft Fabrication inPortland. For more information head to http://oregonbeer.org/pctbb/.About the Oregon Brewers GuildThe Oregon Brewers Guild is Oregon’s non-profit trade association for the state’sindependent breweries. The Guild, which receives no state funding, comprises 96brewing companies, 75 associate or supplier members and more than 3,300 enthusiastmembers or S.N.O.B.s (Supporters of Native Oregon Beer). For more information, seewww.oregonbeer.org.Media Contact:Watershed CommunicationsLisa Donoughe / 503.827.6564 / Lisa@watershedcom.com ###

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