Victory & Dogfish Head to Host Second Annual Beer and Art Exhibit: Amber Waves

Victory Brewing Company and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery are pleased to announce that they will again co-host the non-traditional art exhibit celebrating the artistry of craft beer, Amber Waves, at the 2014 Craft Brewer’s Conference.

Now in its second year, Amber Waves will be held on April 10, 2014 at the RedLine Art Gallery, a diverse urban laboratory where art, education and community converge in Denver, Co., and will feature 27 American craft breweries showcasing art in both its traditional and liquid form. Each brewery will contribute an amber-colored beer, along with a custom art piece commissioned exclusively for auction at the event.

“The craft brewing industry is built on craftsmanship, creativity and responsibility,” said Bill Covaleski.  “Once again, we’re coming together to celebrate the best of what we do every day.”

During the event, guests will enjoy discovering the unique and varying flavor profiles that can be found in the all-amber beer line-up and have the opportunity to bid on their favorite art pieces throughout the evening via a silent auction. All auction proceeds will benefit the RedLine Art Gallery.

“Last year, we hosted this inaugural event with great success and feedback from both participating breweries and fans,” Covaleski continued. “This year, we’re excited to welcome our returning breweries, as well as grow our lineup with new additions, and offer a wider variety of beer for attendees to sample and art pieces for auction.”

Returning in 2014 are:

New additions to the lineup include:

“I have always believed that brewing is an art form,” said Covaleski. “By pairing American-crafted beers with visual art, we hope to expose a larger audience to the art of flavor.”

Tickets for general admission go on sale on February 10 at www.amberwavesevent.com. The cost of admission is $25 and includes a souvenir five ounce tasting glass, beer sampling, as well as hors d’oeuvres and access to the Amber Waves silent auction. Attendance is free to brewing industry professionals with a valid 2014 CBC badge.

For more information about this unique event, visit www.amberwavesevent.com.

About Victory Brewing Company
Victory Brewing Company is a privately held craft brewery headquartered in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Begun by Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, childhood friends who met on a school bus in 1973, the brewery formally began operations in February of 1996. Victory, Pennsylvania’s widely acclaimed brewery and restaurant, now serves fans of fully flavored beers in 34 states with innovative beers melding European ingredients and technology with American creativity. To learn more about Victory Brewing Company visit us on the web at www.victorybeer.com.

About Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Dogfish Head opened as the smallest commercial brewery in America in 1995 brewing in ten-gallon batches on a glorified-modified homebrew system.  Even then, our mission was to bring off-centered ales to off-centered people.  Our belief was (and still is) that beer can have as much flavor, complexity, diversity, food-compatibility, and age-ability as the world’s finest wines.  We have never wavered from this belief.  So.  We’re a little less small now.

About RedLine Art Gallery
RedLine Art Gallery is about the tangible benefits of education and training, and the emotional benefits of connectivity, respect, and satisfaction. It’s a place for many-collectors, curators, and the public. RedLine is about connecting artists with the community. RedLine encourages artistic growth in an environment where artists can cross the red line to lose the inhibitions that may hold an artist back, while gaining support systems to excite the senses and realize one’s dreams. Artists are required to share their experiences and their personal creative’s with the community.

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The story of Victory Brewing Company starts on a school bus in 1973 when fifth-graders Ron Barchet and Bill Covaleski stepped aboard, on their way to a new school. The two became fast friends and remained so, even as they grew up and went to college on opposite coasts. Just months out of college, Bill’s appreciation of good beer and access to his father’s home brewing equipment inspired him to explore the hobby. That same year (1985), Bill gave Ron a home brewing kit as a Christmas gift. With that, both Bill and Ron developed their love of the craft…
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