Cape May, NJ — Cape May Brewing Company is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Lakewood BlueClaws, a Single-A Philadelphia Phillies affiliate minor league team.
Beginning with the home opener against the Greensboro Grasshoppers on April 14, BlueClaws fans will find a generous supply of CMBC’s award-winning Cape May IPA and their Foreshore Shandy on tap just inside the main gate.
“We’re really excited about having a local New Jersey brewery involved with the BlueClaws,” says BJ Thomas, Sponsorship Manager for the team. “I’m, personally, a big fan of Cape May Brewing Company — I’ve been down there a few times — so they were the first ones I thought of when we started seeking out sponsorships. It’ll be great for this year and many years into the future.”
This sponsorship is another in a long series of social involvement from the brewery, including support for the Exit Zero International Jazz Festival, Cape May Forum, and the local animal shelter. “Cape May Brew Co. is committed to community engagement,” says president Ryan Krill, “whether in Cape May or throughout the state of New Jersey. Baseball seems like such a natural fit with what we do, we were particularly honored to be contacted by a team with three league championships in the past decade.”
In addition to the availability of their brews at FirstEnergy Park, there will be Cape May Brewing Company signage in the outfield, and the team’s player with the most home runs each month will be crowned the Cape May Brewing Company Home Run Leader.
The sponsorship also includes the brewery’s involvement with the team’s Augtoberfest celebration. On August 31against the Kannapolis Intimidators, Krill will be on hand to throw out the opening pitch, and Cape May Brewing Company will be giving away limited-edition Cape May Brewing Company/Lakewood BlueClaws beer steins.
For more information on BlueClaws ticketing and pricing, see http://www.milb.com/ and search for the Lakewood BlueClaws. For more information about Cape May Brewing Company, see www.capemaybrewery.com or call (609) 849-9933.
About Cape May Brewing Company:
Once upon a time, twenty-something Ryan Krill earned a six-figure salary working in finance and real estate development in Manhattan, while his college roommate, Chris Henke, designed satellites. During a summer weekend at the Jersey shore, they brewed a batch of beer with Ryan’s dad that wasn’t half bad. “Should we open a brewery?” Ryan asked, only half-serious. But, by the following year, the three guys had secured a space at Cape May Airport where they concocted a makeshift brew system and honed their beer-making skills. In 2011, they started with one client. Today, there are over 270 accounts in Jersey and Pennsylvania proudly serving the guys’ award-winning recipes. And CMBC’s fearless leaders have never looked back.