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Two Days Until Baja Brews: Late Summer Fruits!

Wondering what you’ll find at our third Baja Brews event?
Read on for a sneak peak!

November 15, 2016

Upcoming Events


What: Late Summer Fruits Baja Brews Tasting Event
When: Thursday, November 17, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Sentinel Peak Brewing Company
4746 E Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85712

Love local craft beer? Love fruit? Then you’ll love our third Baja Brews tasting event! On November 17th, twelve local craft brewers will unveil the exclusive beers they’ve brewed just for this event. Each of the beers is brewed with late summer fruits like figs, sugar pie pumpkins, quince, peaches, and raspberries.

What better way is there to help your community than by drinking great beer? Your $15 ticket will give you the opportunity to taste each of these twelve exclusive beers and, as with all Baja Brews Tasting Events, will benefit four amazing Tucson nonprofit organizations that are working to improve food security in our community: Desert HarvestersNative Seeds/SEARCHIskashitaa Refugee Network, and Trees for Tucson.

Sentinel Peak Brewing Company is located on Grant Road in midtown Tucson. The tasting event runs from 6-8 p.m. and you can make your donation in advance by purchasing tickets using the button below, or tickets may be purchased on the night of the event at the door, pending availability. We do anticipate a sold-out event, so purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.

The Baja Brews Project is a year-long collaboration between Edible Baja Arizona and the Baja Arizona region’s craft breweries. We want to explore, celebrate, and taste Baja Arizona’s extraordinary craft beer. Drink local!

Important Information about Baja Brews Tasting Events:

  1. The ticket price for Baja Brews Tasting Events includes one taste of each beer provided at the event. Additional beer options and possibly food will also be available for purchase at the event location.
  2. Payment is due in full by credit card upon making your online reservation. Due to the limited availability and high demand, we do not allow cancellations or rescheduling of Baja Brews tickets, but you can transfer your ticket to another person if you cannot attend.

Baja Brews: Late Summer Fruits

Thursday, November 17, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Taste locally sourced unique brews at our third Baja Brews tasting event, featuring locally produced late summer fruit -themed beer.

Cost: $15 per person

As of 3PM, tickets are unable to be purchased in advance. Tickets will be available at the door!

Tasting Notes

Barrio Brewing
Beer: A Robust Porter with fall flavors of fig, pecan and local squash.

Thunder Canyon
Beer: Blackout Stout infused with the flavors of autumn.
Special notes: We start with our award-winning oatmeal stout and infuse it with seasonal spices and roasted Sugar Pie Pumpkin harvested from the fertile earth of Patagonia.
ABV: 5.5%

Beer: A tart, spiced quince beer.

Iron John’s Brewing Co.
Beer: “The Figgy Piggy,” a German-style Kulmbacher dark lager.
Special notes: This smooth, rich dark beer leads with the flavor of the local figs boiled in it, but is quickly balanced by the Pumpernickel Rye component that yields a very drinkable malty beer.  Elements of dessert without cloying sweetness, the fruit and spice character finishes with a mild floral hop note. Wonderful dark lager for the holiday season.
Malts: German Vienna, German Munich, Crystal, Black
Hops: Hallertau
Yeast: German Lager
Adjuncts: Fresh Figs, Beyond Bread Pumpernickel Rye
ABV: 6.8%  IBU: 27  SRM: 35

Sentinel Peak 
Beer: “Farmhouse Peach Ale”
Special notes: With a base of our flagship beer Salida del Sol Mexican Amber, this beer is slightly spicy with a tart finish that is dry rather than sweet.
ABV: 5.2%

Catalina Brewing Co.
“Raspberry Chocolate Imperial Stout”
Special notes: Inspired by the wild raspberry patches that sprinkle our Sonoran Desert Sky Islands, ripe for the picking in late summer. Combined with a blend of roasted malts to bring out the chocolaty balance to accompany the raspberry, this makes for a nice dessert brew to enjoy on these cool fall evenings!
Target ABV: 8.2%

Beer: Our Leap Pale Ale, dry hopped with more Citra hops and copious amounts of peaches!
ABV: 5.4%

Public Brewhouse
Beer: “Jacob” is an imperial dark pumpkin saison.
Special notes: Local pie pumpkins roasted to a sumptuous deep, caramel brown. Fresh organic spices added to conditioning tank.
ABV: 8.3%

Green Feet
Beer: “Moody Blonde”
Special notes: Using our Not Another (Blonde) as its base we added peaches. It’s a nod to our rescue brethren at Moody AFB.
ABV: 5.2, IBU: 24

The Address Brewing
Beer: “Zomerfruit Dubbel”
Special notes: Belgian Dubbel style with figs; Malty and sweet with great Belgian character.
ABV: 7.3%

1912 Brewing Company
Beer: Late season sour with cranberry and citrus

Crooked Tooth Brewing Company 
Beer: Pumpkin porter
Special notes: Brewed with an array of holiday spices, this pumpkin porter is chocolatey and roasty.

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