Our friends at Cleveland Beer Week are back for their fifth year of bringing amazing beer events to the Cleveland area. Featuring 350+ beer tastings, collaborations, dinners and all the other great events you’ve come to expect, the 2013 Cleveland Beer Week is sure to be bigger and better. This year’s festivities will kick off on October 18th and run through October 26th, so be sure to get out there and enjoy!
This year, we’re back with another exclusive badge for those of you checking out the action! Unlock the Cleveland Beer Week (2013) badge by checking in to any beer at at least three (3) participating venues listed here. Be sure to add your location as that will qualify your unlock.
To find a full list of venues and events, checkout http://clevelandbeerweek.org and for the latest updates, follow them on Twitter and Facebook!
Baltimore Beer Week is getting ready to celebrate it’s fifth year of highlighting the craft beer culture of the Chesapeake region. Bringing with it a full week of beer related events - over 300 listed - there’s no doubt this year will be one for the books. Starting October 18th and running through the 27th, there’s plenty of time for you to get out and enjoy some great local and regional craft breweries. Oh, and don’t forget you can also unlock our Baltimore Beer Week badge!
To unlock the “Baltimore Beer Week (2013) badge, you must check-in to at least three (3) different participating venues listed here, during Baltimore Beer Week (of course). Be sure to double check the venue list and add your location when you check-in.
You can learn more about Baltimore Beer Week at http://www.baltimorebeerweek.com or for the latest, follow along on Twitter and Facebook.
The NYC Craft Beer Winter Festival is back for 2013, bringing with it over 75 different breweries, featuring 150 different beers. At each session, leading Craft Beer experts will host three, intimate, first come, first serve seminars. The festival will be at the Lexington Armory on Nov. 23rd & 24th, so be sure to get your tickets now.
Leading up to the event, all users in the NYC area will have a chance to unlock a special promotion on Untappd. Check-in to any beer and you could be randomly chosen to receive a discount code for $10 dollars off VIP & Connoisseur tickets, or $6 dollars off on General Admission!
Find out more about the festival at http://nyccraftbeerfest.com/
As many of you know, the Great American Beer Festival take place this upcoming weekend, with festivities kicking off on Thursday. For those lucky enough to be in attendance this year, you will be able to unlock our “America’s Premier Beerfest (2013)” badge. All you need to do is check-in any beer at or around GABF. This one is available from October 9th through October 12th.
Now, for the rest of us, we’re excited to present to you another batch of year round core badges for your unlocking pleasure. These twelve new badges feature a mix of country, location, and style based criteria and should provide you with some fun new challenges.
The new badges include:
- Land of the Free
Check-in to 5 American made beers
- Suds Samba
Check-in to 5 different Brazil made beers
- Drink Like a Kiwi
Check-in to 5 different New Zealand made beers
- The Great White North
Check-in to 5 different Canada made beers
- The Gondolier
Check-in to 5 different Italy made beers
- Can in One
Check-in a beer at 5 different Golf Courses venues (up to Level 10)
- Sky’s the Limit
Check-in to 5 different beers with 10%+ abv
- The Gambler
Check-in a beer at 5 different Casino venues (up to Level 10)
- Home Brewed Goodness
Check-in to 2 different beers categorized as home brew
- Photogenic Brew
Check-in to 5 beers with a photo
- Crisp as Day
Check-in to 5 different Pilsners (up to Level 10)
- Trip to the Farm
Check-in to 5 different Saisons (up to Level 10)
Please note that these badges are not retroactive, so you must meet each criteria going forward in order to unlock the corresponding badge.
Good luck and cheers!
Update: For those of you who haven’t had a chance to experience Racer X and unlock you badge, we have some great news! The Racer X badge has been extended until December 10th! That give you another month to seek out this seasonal and unlock your badge. Now get to it!
Our friends at Bear Republic Brewing Co. are gearing up for the seasonal release of this year’s batch of Racer X, their traditional English double IPA with a California twist. The addition of an assertive hop aroma and bitterness that compliments the firm malt backbone make this beer stand out amongst other DIPAs. Like its little brother Racer 5, Racer X is balance in a bottle.
Racer X will be hitting shelves this month (October) and to celebrate this seasonal release, we’ve teamed up to bring you the “Seasonal Series: Racer X” badge! Available from 10/10 - 12/10, you can unlock this badge by enjoying at least one (1) Racer X. It’s a win win for you - an excellent seasonal double IPA and a sweet new badge.
To learn more about Racer X, check out Bear Republic’s site and to locate Bear Republic’s brews near you, check out their Bear Tracker. And as always, don’t forget to follow them on Twitter, Facebook and of course, Untappd.
Great music and great beer have always gone together, which is why the Mountain Oasis Music Festival is proud to call The Electric Pale Ale it’s official craft brew. Created by Asheville Brewing Company‘s head brewer Doug Riley, The Electric Pale Ale is a perfect mash-up of El Dorado hops and the always electric Citra hops creating a delicious brew with a floral nose, a rocking profile and a fresh, clean finish.
Starting today though October 16th, you could win a chance to experience the sensational pairing of The Electric Pale Ale and live music at the Mountain Oasis Music Festival in person. Check in the limited edition Mountain Oasis Electric Pale Ale at participating downtown Asheville, NC locations and you’ll be entered to win a pair of weekend passes to the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013 or other exclusive Asheville Brewing Company prizes. Be sure to track down this shocking brew before October 16th to get your entry in!
This year’s festival, headlined by Nine inch Nails, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights and Neutral Milk Hotel, will be held October 25 - 27 in downtown Asheville, NC. Woven around the twin threads of contemporary electronic music and the creative use of technology old and new Mountain Oasis features worldclass musical performances by many of the greatest artists in contemporary music, along with talks, seminars, and panels by artists and others; interactive experiences for audiences; art installations and exhibitions, and more.
To find out more about the Mountain Oasis Festival, check out http://mountainoasisfestival.com and be sure to check out Asheville Brewing Company at http://ashevillebrewing.com.
Disclaimer NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the US who are 21 years of age or older currently residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) US or D.C. Void where prohibited. Winner must complete a liability disclaimer and waiver to accept the prize being offered.
Established in 2010, Buffalo Beer Week is a growing annual celebration that promotes Buffalo’s growing craft beer culture. This 10 day festival in Erie and Niagara counties serves to foster knowledge of the regional brewing heritage and showcase Buffalo’s breweries, restaurants and pubs. Kicking off this Friday, September 20th, there will be events throughout the region featuring food pairings, brewery take overs and special tastings, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
To celebrate this year’s festivities, we’ve got another great beer week badge for you to unlock! You can get your very own Buffalo Beer Week badge by checking in to any beer at one of the participating locations listed here during Baffalo Beer Week (September 20th - 29th). You must add your location for your check-in to count.
Additionally, once you unlock your badge, you will be automatically entered to win select prizes by joining the Buffalo Beer Week passport program. Prizes include brewer for a day at Ellicottville Brewing company or a trip to ponce de Leon Beer Festival in Atlanta!
For a list of all events, check out Buffalo Beer Week’s official site, and be sure to follow them on Twitter and Facebook!
Los Angeles, get ready! LA Beer Week is back and bigger than ever. This 11 day extravaganza of all the LA beer scene has to offer kicks off Thursday, September 19th. With events happening through out the county, there’s sure to be something on the list you just can’t wait for.
In celebration of this home town event, we’ve teamed up with LABW to bring you this year’s LA Beer Week badge. To unlock this badge, simply check-in to any beer at any location within Los Angeles or Orange counties. Be sure to add your location to your check-in to qualify for the badge.
You can find out more about LA Beer Week and see a full list of events on their website. For the latest, be sure to follow LA Beer Week on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
It’s hard to believe that Maryland hasn’t had it’s own state wide beer week, but this year will finally change that. The very first Maryland Craft Beer Week will kick off this Sunday, September 8th, bringing with it a celebration of not only Maryland brewed beer, but craft beer as a whole. With 100+ events throughout the state, it’s sure to be an excellent inaugural year!
In celebration of it’s first year, Maryland Craft Beer Week has teamed up with us to bring you a special beer week badge. To unlock the “Maryland Craft Beer Week (2013)” badge, check-in to at least two participating venues from this list during MCBW (September 8th - September 14th). Be sure to add your location to your check-in and that it’s on the list to get credit towards your badge. Maryland Craft Beer Week is about spreading the word of Maryland craft beer, so be sure to unlock this badge and let all of your friends know!
For more information and details on all of the week’s events, visit http://www.mdcraftbeerweek.com, like MCBW on Facebook and follow on Twitter.
The District of Columbia’s newest production brewery is gearing up to open it’s doors to the public this Labor Day, bringing with it an excellent launch line beer up. Atlas Brew Works will be featuring three distinct beers upon launch; Rowdy, a hop-forward American-style Rye ale, accented by the peppery notes of rye; District Common, a California Common featuring Czech Saaz hops; and a third beer, NSFW, which will remain a surprise. These brews will be available on tap at a variety of bars DC area locations as well as at several launch events scheduled for next week, all of which you can find here! Additionally, you can keep track of where fellow Untappd users are enjoying their Atlas beers here.
In celebration of their launch, Atlas Brew Works has teamed up with us to sponsor the “Atlas Premiere” badge! To unlock it, you must check-in any Atlas Brew Works beer at one of the following participating locations during launch week, which runs form September 2nd through September 9th.
Each bar is receiving the beer on a different day. Please contact the bar before traveling to ensure they have Atlas Brew Work’s beer.
Be sure to visit one of these locations and welcome Atlas Brew Works to the neighborhood by enjoying a pint of their great new brews. Be sure to like Atlas on Untappd, Facebook and follow them on Twitter for all the latest!