PUBLISHED: 5:29 PM on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
The 16th Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival
Friday, May 23

Gourmet Beer Banquet, 6pm at the American Legion

Menu: Grilled Chipotle Shrimp with Mango Salsa; Roasted Corn Chowder with Apple Wood Smoked Bacon; Hearts of Romaine with Toasted Pecans, Sliced Pear and Maytag Bleu Cheese Dressing; Beef Short ribs with Tomatoes, Roasted Poblanos and Herbs; Stuffed Zucchini Squash; Martha's Extravagant Almond Cake with Vanilla Custard and Raspberry Sauce

• $60/Head, reservations highly recommended.

Call 907-766-2476 to reserve

Home Brew Dropoff:

• Juneau - Alaska Brewing Company, no later than 5pm Wednesday, May 21

• Haines - Haines Brewing Company, no later than 6pm Thursday, May 22

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival Tasting, 1-5pm at Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds

Entry gets you: A collectable 16th Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival cup and live music. There will be free shuttle service between downtown Haines and the Fairgrounds. $27/Head, must be 21 to enter. For more information call (907) 766-2476

Homebrew entry instructions:

2 Bottles required per entry; Fees: $5 per entry, $10 for three entries, $3 each four or more entries; all entries must be submitted by May 21 (unless prior arrangements have been made)

1. Determine what style of beer you are entering according to BJCP style guidelines. (Found at drop off locations or

2. Fill out an entry/recipe form per entry.

3. Fill out bottle i.d. forms and rubber band to each bottle. All bottles should be unmarked except for the i.d. form.

4. Submit your paperwork, entries with labels, and proper entry fee to the drop off location. (Entry/recipe form and payment may be rubber banded to bottle also - checks payable to Rachael Juzeler)

Judging will take place on the S.E. Alaska Fairgrounds on May 23. Awards ceremony to be held May 24.

For more information e-mail or visit www.