PORTLAND, Ore. – In a collision of beers, bikes and chefs, Rogue Ales announces the release of Sack Lunch Ale, a beer dedicated to ending childhood hunger. Rogue has teamed up with some of Portland’s top chefs to form Sack Lunch PDX cycling team and will be riding more than 300 miles over the course of three days in May to help end childhood hunger.
It’s appalling that there are children around the country who do not know where their next meal is coming from and it’s our responsibility to help as much as we can. Sack Lunch PDX is part of Chefs Cycle, a nationwide fundraiser for No Kid Hungry to end childhood hunger. More than 300 chefs across the country are raising money while they train for the ride, taking place in Santa Rosa, Calif., this May.
Sack Lunch PDX has committed to collecting $55,000 as a 12-person team for No Kid Hungry. To help raise money for the cause, Rogue Ales is donating $1 from every pint of Sack Lunch Ale purchased. Just $1 can provide 10 meals for kids.
Find Sack Lunch Ale, a 100% Oregon-grown hoppy IPA, around Portland with its distinctive, custom bike tap handles at the following
- Lardo East
- Lardo West
- Beer O’Clock
- Urban Farmer
- New Seasons – Woodstock
- Hop City Tavern
- Airbnb Portland Office
- Rogue Eastside Pub
- Rogue Hall
- Rogue Distillery and Public House
For more information about the team and how you can help, visit the Sack Lunch PDX fundraising site and Facebook page.
Rogue Ales & Spirits
Rogue Ales & Spirits is an agri-fermenter founded in Oregon in 1988 as one of America’s first microbreweries. Rogue has won more than 1,800 awards for taste, quality and packaging and is available in all 50 states as well as 54 countries. Since 2008, Rogue has remained committed to saving the terroir of Oregon hops, barley, rye, wheat, honey, jalapeños, and pumpkins one acre at a time by growing its own.