Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New Belgium Brewing’s National Clips Beer & Film Tour to stop in Grand Rapids, MI this friday, June 27 kick back and enjoy entertainment under the stars

Written by  Paul Starr
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New Belgium Brewing is bringing its beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show to your backyard. The nationwide tour is coming to Grand Rapids on Friday, June 27 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park.
Clips offers a venue where guests can try New Belgium’s most esoteric offerings while watching short films created by New Belgium fans. Up to 17 beer varieties will be on tap, including selections from the Lips of Faith series and some brewery classics. The best part is that 100 percent of beer sale proceeds on Friday night will go to local nonprofit, Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition.
 
When: Friday, June 27

Time: 8:30 – 11:30 p.m., with films starting at nightfall

Where: Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Proceeds Benefit: 
Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition is an emerging community-based coalition of commuters, road riders, mountain bikers and others who seek to promote the individual and community benefits of bicycling to citizens of metropolitan Grand Rapids. The organization offers solutions, resources and counsel to those who seek to improve the cycling environment (http://www.bikegrandrapids.org).

Cost:
  • Admission – free
  • 3 oz. sample - $1.25
  • 12 oz. beer - $5.00

Other Tips:
  • Food is welcome; alcohol is not (leave that to us).
  • Bring low chairs or blankets – or lounge on the grass.
  • Entire families are welcome.
  • Bring your I.D. if you plan to sample beers!
  • Bring a water bottle – New Belgium gives away water for free.
  • Dogs are welcomed on a leash, under control, and by their owner’s side.
  • Please walk, ride a bike, carpool, or take public transportation!

For the latest information on Clips, go to www.newbelgiumclips.com. For more information on New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com.
About New Belgium Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses, and a Certified B Corp. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews nine year-round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Snapshot Wheat, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Lager, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel. Learn more at www.newbelgium.com.
Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.