The 2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest!
June 7, 2014
Moving Outside to the
The 12th annual Sasquatch Brew Fest will once again feature an opportunity to taste unique, craft-brewed beer, some batches brewed specifically for the festival.
But the festival is moving back outside! The Beer dinner is moving to a new venue as well!
The 12th annual Sasquatch Brew Fest will move back outdoors for the 2014 edition with the beer dinner also moving to a new location. Scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014, the Sasquatch Brew Fest will move outdoors to the ‘Fermentation District’ in the Ninkasi Brewery distribution parking lot located at 155 Blair Bouloevard in Eugene.
The Sasquatch Beer Dinner, scheduled for Friday, June 6, 2014, will move to the Falling Sky Delicatessen, located at 790 Blair Boulevard in Eugene.
The festival, which celebrates the craft of brewing beer, will continue to offer live music, food booths, homebrew contest winner announcements, a silent auction, and the opportunity to taste some of the best examples of craft-brewed beer.
Entrance info, live music schedule, and other festival info coming soon!
Official results for the 2013 Sasquatch Homebrew Contest winner results are now online here>>
The Sasquatch Brew Fest thanks the Eugene Hilton for their generous support of our annual community festival.
The Sasquatch Brew Fest is managed and produced by the Northwest Legends Foundation, a Eugene-based non-profit organization staffed by friends of Glen Hay Falconer.
The beer festival will run from noon to 10:30 p.m. and will showcase the vibrant Pacific Northwest brewing industry by offering an opportunity to taste unique craft beers chosen specifically by each brewery’s head brewer.
Tickets will be available when the festival gates open at 12 p.m. for $10. Entrance will include a commemorative glass and two taste tickets. Additional taste tickets will be available for purchase.
Northwest Legends Foundation and the Sasquatch Brew Fest:
Designed to showcase Pacific Northwest craft brewing, the Sasquatch Brew Fest allows professional brewers to 'show off,' by featuring unique specialty beers each selected by a professional brewer to honor Glen's memory. A large portion of the proceeds will be provided to the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation, a non-profit organization staffed by Glen's family with a mandate to support craft brewing by providing brewing scholarships. Additional funds obtained from the beer bash will be presented by the Northwest Legends Foundation to Eugene-based non-profit organizations - again - in memory of Glen.
Formed at the request of the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation, the Northwest Legends Foundation continues the legacy and memory of Glen Falconer by assuring that the Sasquatch Brew Fest continue as a showcase of not only craft brewing, but the educational and community spirit envisioned by all who knew Glen.
The Northwest Legends Foundation will invoke the spirit of the legendary Sasquatch (Glen’s nickname) and the memory of Glen Falconer, known as one of the most talented and popular brewers in Eugene, by furthering the art of home brewing through the support of the people who brew craft-brewed beer in their home, and by continuing the financial support of the brewing scholarships and the good works of the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation.
As a home-grown organization, the Northwest Legends Foundation will also continue funding area non-profits and organizations in spirit of our friend.
The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation scholarship is for the World Brewing Academy Concise Course in Brewing Technology held at the Siebel Institute in Chicago in October/November 2009. Please visit the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation web site for more information.
In addition to the Sasquatch Brew Fest, join us for the second annual Sasquatch BrewAm at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon. Stay tuned for more information.
Glen Hay Falconer began his brewing career as an avid home brewer and dedicated member of the Cascade Brewers Society, a clan of skilled home brewers based in the Eugene/Springfield area. As a professional brewer, Glen continued to support the craft of home brewing by providing access to brewing ingredients, procedures and unique beer recipes.
Glen assisted many professional brewers that relocated from Eugene to areas throughout the United States, as they began their professional brewing careers by making himself available as a human database of brewing techniques. The name Glen Falconer is still known throughout the country as a passionate brewer who dedicated his life, knowledge and his friendship to brewers everywhere.
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