Win a Ticket to Beer Industry Summit

Win entry to a
Beer Industry Conference
By being dirty

Written by Captain Hops.

Reference: Fizz Marketing is having a contest. “You could win a ticket to the 2010 Beer Industry Summit worth $1100! Simply come up with the best beer name that would never get approved by the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and you’ll be on your way to one of the largest beer events in the industry!”

Sounds like fun. Don’t forget to read the rules at the bottom of the post.

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A Really Cool Contest

Chance of a lifetime
To learn the art of brewing
In a magic land

Written by Captain Hops.

References: The Oregon Tourism Commission is offering a chance to win an Oregon Bounty internship at Full Sail Brewery. Send in a 2 minute video and 140 character written explanation of why you deserve to win. Prize includes airfare, lodging, a week long internship and $1,000 cash. There are six other fantasy food/drink internships available as well. Enter all seven contests.

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Beer Haiku Contest at Portland Food and Drink

Pairing food and beer
To help Central Oregon
Children and families

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Portland Food and Drink is holding a beer haiku contest. The winner gets two tickets to the Sagebrush Classic Feast, a fantastic beer and food pairing charity extravaganza sponsored by Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. You must hurry and get your entry in by July 10, 2009. The event is held on July 18, 2009. Portland Food and Drink has full details about the contest. Good luck!

Even if you don’t win, you can still buy tickets to this worthy charity event.

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After the Game

Winners and Losers
Share beer, tales, and fellowship
‘Til the next battle

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Flying Dog announced the winner of their Twitter haiku contest yesterday. Redhead Writing was the obvious champion with her subtle but poignant verse:

Drinking Flying Dog
Makes boys touch my breast-es-ses
So I drink it lots.

Congratulations to all the winners and entrants! Cheers!

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Flying Dog Haiku Contest

Why do beer lovers
Gravitate to short poems?
There’s more time for beer.

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Flying Dog Brewery is having a Flying Dog haiku contest. Your job is to come up with a Flying Dog Haiku (whatever you think that is) and submit it to them using Twitter. Check out the complete instructions here. The prizes are no joke… $50 gift certificates to the Flying Dog Online Store will go to the writers behind the top five haiku.

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What Would You Do For a Free Kegerator?

Free kegerator?!
Make your plea on video
And you could win one.

Written by Captain Hops

References: Kegerators.com is having a kegerator give-away video contest from August 1, 2008 until August 31, 2008. Just create a funny/shocking/cool/stupid video showing what you would do for a free kegerator. Post it on YouTube, and fill out an entry form. The folks at Kegerator.com will choose the winner on or about August 31, 2008. Good luck.

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