Friday, June 1, 2012

Brew U 2012

The dudes from sent me the following press release. It certainly sounds like it will be a lot of fun, so please take a minute to read and check out their website for more details! They'll be having a ton of your favorite New England breweries involved as well, not to mention you can pick and choose which aspects of the U you want to take part in.

Here are the details:

AMESBURY, MA ( May 25, 2012) - The Amesbury Sports Park has teamed up with to host the first Annual Brew University on June 22nd and 23rd. Brew University, also known as Brew U, is a two day celebration of craft beer -- unlock the mysteries of craft beer and have fun doing it!

What: First Annual Brew U
Where: Amesbury Sports Park - 12 South Hunt Rd. Amesbury, MA 01913
When: Friday June 22nd and Saturday 23rd, 2012
Tickets: Different packages are available by clicking here.

As part of the celebration, Brew U starts with a VIP beer dinner on Friday, followed by an all day brew event on Saturday. Experience the world of beer with homebrew demonstrations, beer olympics, live music, craft beer 101, brew yourself homebrew class and more. This event is like no other!

“Following up on the success of their Fall Craft Beer Festival, Brew U is a perfect partnership for”, says Sean. “With a perfect location and a team of knowledgeable craft beer ambassadors, this event will be legendary.”

With packages designed for everyone, Brew U is the perfect gift for father’s day!

Brew U Event Overview:

Friday, June 22nd
VIP Beer Dinner - Q&A session with local craft brewers and a fabulous pairing meal.

Saturday, June 23rd
Home Brewing Demonstrations

Education Courses

Craft Beer 101 Course - learn the ins and out of craft beer with
Food and Beer Pairing - Experience the 5th sense: Umami! (presented by Sam Adams)
Spot the Flaw - Learn how to tell what’s wrong with your beer!
Beer Mixology -Learn how to mix and pair beer with juices, spices and foods for a truly unique cocktail experience (Co-hosted by Baxter Brewing)
Home Brew Workshop presented by A&G Homebrew Supply from Portsmouth NH.
Beer Trivia - Get your Trivia on!

Beer Olympics

Competitive games organized by coordinator Anthony Hurrell, which include an Obstacle Course Relay, Log Toss, Long Distance Beer Pong, Bottlecap Archery, Clamp and Gasket Puzzle, Long Distance Pour and more. Compete for the highest score and the quickest times --- to win prizes!

Brewery Sampling Hour with the folks from Baxter Brewing, Harpoon Brewery, Long Trail Brewery, Notch Brewery, Woodchuck Cider, Sam Adams, Ithaca Brewery, Ipswich Brewing, Peak Organic, and more.

Food, Music and Games check out summer tubing, play cornhole, ride the Zorb ball, eat, drink and listen, or be the day’s loudest Olympics cheering section, and get a prize for being super loud


Beer related and other fun vendors are welcome. Contact the park directly at 978-388-5788 and ask for Jennifer for details on getting a table.

Information and Registration

For complete details on all of the events during Brew U, visit, and join the conversation on twitter using #2012BrewU hashtag.

To register online for classes, entry, or Olympics participation, go to

About Amesbury Sports Park

The Amesbury Sports Park is the host of several 10,000+ person race events (Spartan Race, Color Run, Run For Your Lives), 10,000 person musical chairs event, local charity events with thousands in attendance, Carnivals, Pumpkin Chucking, gourmet wine or beer dinners with food rivaling any multiple star restaurant, and MVDC's annual exclusive Brew fest...

About is a team of like-minded craft beer lovers, spreading the good word about craft beer. We are craft beer drinkers and, more importantly, craft beer educators. Founded in 2006, 2Beerguys has been devoted to spreading their passion of the craft beer world. Originating primarily as craft beer reviewers, they have molded their organization into one of the premier craft beer education providers in New England, and are proud ambassadors for the craft beer industry. Their passion has taken them on a wild ride of home brewing and beer education. believes that you deserve a better beer. With that in mind, visit for more information and, as always, “Drink Craft Beer. You’ve earned it!”

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