KGNU and the Boulder Weekly proudly present the 22nd annual Microbreweries for the Environment benefit on Friday, April 25 at the Boulder Theater.Since 1993, the Microbreweries for the Environment benefit has raised nearly $160,000 for local environmental causes. The proceeds from this year's benefit will further the environmental initiatives of five local non-profit organizations: Urbiculture Community Farms, Sustainable Living Association, Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center, Earth Guardians, and the CU Environmental Center.
Colorado microbreweries serve their best beers for only $2/pint. Admission includes a commemorative pint glass sponsored by Bottles. Participants can also opt to purchase a sampler glass for $12 to partake in unlimited sample-size tastings.
This year’s 19 participating breweries are: Asher Brewing Company, Aspen Brewing Company, Avery Brewing Company, Boulder Beer Company, Breckenridge Brewery, Bristol Brewing Company, Dillon DAM Brewery, The Fort Collins Brewery, Left Hand Brewing Company, New Belgium Brewing Co., New Planet Beer Company, Odell Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewery, Sanitas Brewing, Shine Brewing Co, Ska Brewing, Twisted Pine Brewery, Upslope Brewing Company, West Flanders Brewing Company.
The event’s features two high energy Colorado-based bands. Euforquestra is the evening's featured entertainment and will get the crowd moving with afrobeat, funk, dub genres. The Drunken Hearts brings Americana jam music.
The benefit is a zero-waste and carbon-neutral event. We encourage people to walk, bike, or bus to the event. Doors open and beer tasting starts at 8:00pm, and the opening band starts up at 8:30pm. The event ends at 1:00am. Admission costs $23 plus service fees. Tickets are available at the Boulder Theater Box Office (303-786-7030 or www.bouldertheater.com). This event traditionally sells out in advance.