2016 Amber Waves Features Art and Brewers from Sea to Shining Sea
Victory Brewing Company (Victory), is excited to announce that they will host the fourth annual beer tasting and art exhibition, Amber Waves, in conjunction with the 2016 Craft Brewers Conference (CBC). The event will take place Thursday, May 5 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Victory’s hometown of Philadelphia.
Amber Waves is a non-traditional art exhibit showcasing American art and American craft beer from across the country. Each of the 27 participating brewers will showcase a commissioned piece of art alongside an amber-hued beer. The artwork will be offered in a silent auction during the event, the proceeds of which will benefit the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (Mural Arts). By challenging brewers to serve beers of the same amber color, guests will use the smell, taste and feel of the beers to draw upon the distinct differences and wide range of flavors possible within beers that appear identical. This monochromatic approach to the beverages also allows the diversity of the visual art to take center stage.
“To be holding this event in a museum dedicated to preserving the history of an American people, on the edge of Independence Mall, truly captures the spirit of Amber Waves,” said Bill Covaleski, Victory’s President and Brewmaster. “Working with Mural Arts is exciting to us as well. Their dedication to public art and fervent belief that art can change a community speaks to craft brewing’s desire to create communal experiences that bring joy.”
Amber Waves will be held at the National Museum of American Jewish History (101 S. Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106) on May 5 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets for general admission are available at www.amberwavesevent.com. The cost of admission is $35 and includes full access to the event offering 27 unique, amber-colored beers, a chance to bid on beer-inspired pieces of art commissioned by each brewer, hors d’oeuvres from Victory Brewing Company and a souvenir tasting glass. The event is free for brewing industry professionals with a valid 2016 CBC badge, with a suggested $10 donation to Mural Arts at the door.
The 2016 Amber Waves lineup:
- Allagash Brewing Company
- Carson’s Brewery
- Conshohocken Brewing Company
- Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
- Drake’s Brewing Company
- Ecliptic Brewing
- Evolution Craft Brewing Company
- Fate Brewing Company
- Flying Fish Brewing Co.
- Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company
- Great Divide Brewing Co.
- Lagunitas Brewing Company
- Maui Brewing Co.
- Naked Brewing Co.
- Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey
- Real Ale Brewing Co.
- Roadhouse Brewing Co.
- Saint Benjamin Brewing Company
- Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
- Ska Brewing
- Sly Fox
- Southern Tier Brewing Company
- Stoudts Brewing Company
- Vault Brewing Company
- Victory Brewing Company
- Yards Brewing Company
For more information about this event, visit www.amberwavesevents.com.