SideDoor is presenting several highly anticipated Tap Takeovers throughout the upcoming summer season. SideDoor’s Tap Takeovers will feature tastings for a variety of award-winning craft beers, as well as brewers and other representatives from the breweries to mingle with guests and discuss their history and craft.
The currently scheduled Tap Takeovers include the following:
June 26, 2013, Ballast Point Tap Takeover
Founded in 1996 by Jack White and Yuseff Cherney in San Diego, Ballast Point Brewing Company started in the back of Home Brew Mart, a homebrew supply store. In 2010, Ballast Point won three gold medals for their beers, as well as the “Small Brewery Champion” award at the World Beer Cup.
July 31, 2013, Firestone Walker Tap Takeover
Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in wine country on California’s Central Coast. The company was named World Beer Cup Champion Brewery for mid-sized breweries in 2004, 2006 and 2010
August 28, 2013, Ritual Brewing Tap Takeover
Ritual Brewing Co. in Redlands, California was founded by Steve Dunkerken and Owen Williams, two guys with a true passion for great beer. Ritual Brewing draws its name from the age-old rituals and craft techniques of the brewing process itself and from the enjoyable ritual of drinking beer and celebrating life.
September 25, 2013, New Belgium Tap Takeover
A regional brewery located in Fort Collins, Colorado, New Belgium was created by Jeff Lebesch, who took his home brewing passion commercial. As of 2010, New Belgium was the third-largest craft brewery and seventh-largest overall brewery in the United States. Fat Tire, an amber ale, is the company’s flagship beer.