2018 Craft Brew Smackdown
Saturday, Septembeer 22nd, 2018
2PM - 7PM
2018 Craft Brew Smackdown Presented by:
If you purchased your tickets online redeem them at:
All online ticket holders will receive two additional tasting tickets for a total of 12!
If you are a sponsor and hold sponsor tickets redeem them at:
If you would like to purchase tickets on the day of the event you can purchase at:
The Growler Garage & Tap House
Thank you! Online ticket sales are closed, but you can purchase tickets during the event at the following locations:
Albany Visitors Association: 110 3rd SE (Shortest line expected)
Loafers Station: 222 Washington SW
Growler Garage: 229 3rd Ave SW
Thank you for joining us for the 7th Annual Craft Brew Smackdown and we will see you later today!
Enjoy a breadth of brews
The Greater Albany Rotary Club and the Albany Downtown Association cordially invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Craft Brew Smackdown taking place on Saturday, Septembeer 22nd, 2018 from 2pm to 7pm. The Craft Brew Smackdown brings breweries, cider houses, distilleries and wineries into downtown Albany small business storefronts so that the public can “taste” beer and cider and visit with local business owners.
Tickets are $20 for an event-specific tasting glass and ten tasting tickets; you will be able to buy additional tickets along the beer route. Purchase your tickets online, and you will receive two extra tasting tickets!
Breweries, cider houses, distilleries and wineries that joined us last year include: 2 Towns Ciderhouse, 4 Spirits Distillery, Airlie Winery, Basecamp Brewing, Calapooia Brewing Co., Deluxe Brewing, Elysian Brewing Co., Emerson Vineyards, Hop Valley Brewing, Lagunitas Brewing, Left Coast Cellars, Mazama Brewing, McKenzie Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing, Oakshire Brewing Co., Pelican Brewing, Sinister Distilling, Spiritopia Liquors, Vivacity Spirits, Wolf Tree Brewery, Worthy Brewing, and more!
There are still sponsorships available starting at $250, complete with sponsor swag! If you’re interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is presented by the Greater Albany Rotary Club as a fundraiser for The Greater Albany Rotary Club and the Albany Downtown Association.
Participating Breweries, Cider Houses, Distilleries and Wineries for 2017:
We want to extend a Craft Brew Smackdown THANK YOU! to all of our participants; some of whom have been part of the Smackdown since the very first year. Without their enthusiastic support and donations of product, we would not be able to hold this event. So, a very special thank you to the following breweries, cider houses and distilleries!
Please give a Craft Brew Smackdown Shout-Out to our Amazing Sponsors!
Pre-Party Sponsor $1500: Only 1 Available
Start the Smackdown early with an Event Pre-Party at 1pm in the back patio of the Growler Garage and Tap House just for you and 29 of your closest friends and clients!
Sponsor can set up a booth, hang banners, distribute flyers, etc. as desired by Sponsor. Sponsor receives Event Mugs and Tasting Tickets (360) for 30 attendees.
Sponsor will be listed on the Smackdown Event Brochure and Poster and a logo and link to the Sponsor’s Business Facebook page and website along with a “Thank You” included on this website and social media.
Wristband Sponsor $350: 1 Still Available!
Sponsor gets their company name or logo on 1000 Wristbands of their choice!
Sponsor receives Event Mugs and Tasting Tickets (48) for 4 attendees. Sponsor will be listed on the Smackdown Event Brochure and a logo and link to the Sponsor’s Business Facebook page and website along with a “Thank You” included on this website and social media.
Business Sponsors $250: Multiple Available!
Business Sponsors receive a half-page in the Craft Brew Smackdown brochure that every participant receives. Sponsors can showcase their business information, logo, one photo and contact information.
Sponsor receives Event Mugs and Tasting Tickets (48) for 4 attendees along with a “Thank You” included on this website and social media.
About Our Partners
The Albany Downtown Association
The Albany Downtown Association (ADA) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Albany’s Downtown. The ADA efforts promote Downtown Albany as the heart of the community, strengthen the economic vitality by encouraging business diversity and enhance the unique physical characteristics of a National Register historic district. A cooperative advertising program, seasonal events, promotions and a parking district are all operated by the Albany Downtown Association to reinforce revitalization efforts. The ADA is a strong advocate for businesses in the downtown core and is here to assist current and potential business and property owners.