AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival Lineup Announced

Scottsdale, AZ — Professionally produced by HDE Agency in partnership with SanTan Brewing Company, the 4th Annual AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will return to the Scottsdale Civic Center on Saturday, May 17 with even more canned craft beers!

Here’s the brewery lineup so far:

New comers to the festival include:

  • Alaskan Brewing
  • Angry Orchard
  • Armadillo Ale Works
  • Australian
  • Avery
  • Ballast Point
  • Barrio
  • Bell’s
  • Black Market
  • Black Tooth
  • Cedar Creek
  • Deep Ellum
  • Destihl
  • Dog Tag
  • Epic
  • Founders
  • Griffin Claw
  • Guinness
  • Hangar 24
  • Hops & Grains
  • Johnny Appleseed Cider
  • Mike Hess
  • Nebraska
  • Redstone Meadery
  • Rogue
  • Twisted Tea
  • Uncharted Cider
  • Upslope
  • Utah Brewers Cooperative
  • Wild Cider

Plus more than a dozen imports featured in the International Beer Garden!

Returning festival favorites include:

  • 21st Amendment
  • Abita
  • Anderson Valley
  • Austin Beerworks
  • Big Sky
  • Blue Moon
  • Bohemian
  • Boulder Beer
  • Breckenridge
  • DC Brau
  • Fort George
  • Four Peaks
  • GoodLife
  • Goose Island
  • Grand Canyon
  • Joseph James
  • Kona
  • Leinenkugel
  • Lumberyard
  • Marble
  • Maui
  • Mudshark
  • New Belgium
  • NOLA
  • Oskar Blues
  • Prescott
  • Redhook
  • Sam Adams
  • Santa Fe
  • SanTan
  • Shock Top
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Ska
  • Snake River
  • Sun King
  • TailGate Beer
  • Tallgrass
  • Two Brothers
  • Uinta
  • Widmer
  • Woodchuck

To soak up all those suds, six local food trucks will serve up their delicious craft food including the Grilled Cheese Truck, Brat Haus, Carte Blanche Tacos, the Traveling Monk, Arizona BBQ Club, and Honey Bear’s BBQ. SanTan Brewing Company will cater the VIP zone.

Presale VIP and general admission tickets are available for purchase online at www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com. Presale general admission tickets are $35 each and include admission, a souvenir can and 20 four-ounce pours. VIP tickets are available through presale purchase only for $100. VIP tickets include admission one hour early, a souvenir can, 20 four-ounce pours, catered food, a private VIP zone with private restrooms and exclusive specialty beer sampling.

This is a 21 and over event, no exceptions. Ticket purchasers and all guests must be 21 or over and must present a valid picture ID upon admission.

Presented by Rexam, the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will open its doors at noon to VIP ticket holders and at 1 p.m. for general admission when cans will be cracked and suds will be poured until 6 p.m. Named Best Beer Festival in 2013 by the Phoenix New Times, Arizona’s favorite canned craft beer festival will take place during the nationally recognized American Craft Beer Week.

Located at the Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 North Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will celebrate the canned craft beer movement with an awards ceremony, live music, food, a VIP tent, beer science garden and beer Olympic games.

A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Scottsdale Cultural Council and the American Foundation for Cardiomyopathy. The Scottsdale Cultural Council serves the Scottsdale residents, visitors, cultural institutions and artists by creating and advancing high quality arts and cultural experiences and opportunities. For more information about the Scottsdale Cultural Council, visit www.sccarts.org. The American Foundation for Cardiomyopathy is dedicated to raising awareness of Cardiomyopathy and supporting those already afflicted with the disease through education, support groups and disease management. For more information, visit www.americanffc.org.

For more event information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com. Also, be sure to “like” the event Facebook page at facebook.com/AmeriCANfestival and follow on Twitter @AMERI_CANFEST and on Instagram @AmeriCANcraftbeerfest.

Thank you to our generous 2014 sponsors: SanTan Brewing Company, Rexam, Whole Foods, Crescent Crown Distributing, Hensley, Woodchuck, DRAFT Magazine, Clean Air Cab, Grandstand, Hotel Valley Ho, White Water, Sphinx Date Ranch, World of Beer, Rosenstein Law, AZ Brewery Tours, Poore Brothers, Marty’s Trophies, Yelp, Local Lily, Local First Arizona and One Community.

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