VICTORIA, BC – Phillips Brewing has named the shortlist of nominated charities for Phillips Benefit Brew 2015, and voting is now open to select which organizations will have a fundraising beer brewed in their honour.
The 20 charities in the running – 10 in British Columbia, 10 in Alberta – and the beer style that will be brewed for them should they win, include:
Dogwood Rescue Society (Red Lager)
Habitat Acquisition Trust (Imperial Pilsner)
HUB Cycling (Imperial Porter)
Intrepid Theatre (Milk Coffee Stout)
Pacific Salmon Foundation (Salted Smoked Hefeweizen)
Pedal (California Common)
Power to Be (Belgian Pale Ale)
Sierra Club BC (Cascadian Dark Ale)
Trails BC (Belgian Scotch Ale)
Vancouver Island School of Art (Sticke Altbier)
Alberta Wilderness Association (Oatmeal Brown Ale)
Animal Rescue Foundation (Red Lager)
CaliCan Rescue (California Common)
Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (Milk Coffee Stout)
Edmonton & Area Land Trust (Imperial Pilsner)
Safe Haven Shelter (Imperial Porter)
SCARS (Belgian Pale Ale)
Underdogs Rescue (Sticke Altbier)
Valley Zoo Development Society (Cascadian Dark Ale)
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton (Salted Smoked Hefeweizen)
Votes for the charity and beer of your choice can be placed now at benefitbrew.com. Voting will close on November 13th and a winning charity/beer for each province will be announced on November 17th.
The beers will be brewed in January for a February release, with full proceeds going to the applicable charities. In addition, the other 18 nominated charities will each receive a $500 donation.