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Holiday Giveaway Day 9

Get on the Brewvana beer tour and experience Portland’s brew scene.

Portland is overflowing with amazing, handcrafted beers and BREWVANA embraces its “beer Mecca” culture by promoting local breweries and creating a one-of-a-kind tour experience that leaves you elated and buzzing with a sense of Brewvana. The all-inclusive  tours provide transportation to and from Portland’s award-winning breweries as well as smaller, upcoming breweries, a sit-down lunch paired with beer, a tour of the brewing facility, beer 101, tasting 101, trivia, fun and more!

Today’s winner receives a gift certificate for a Brewvana beer tour (to be used by July 2012) as well as an official Brewvana t-shirt.

And the winner is… Justin Craft!

Thanks for liking us on Facebook, Justin.

To win the remaining prizes in our holiday giveaway, be sure to “like” us on our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our e-newsletter (to your right).

The 12 Days of Holiday Beer Gear Giveaway

Happy Holidays from Beer West!

We’re feeling generous this year, so we’re giving 12 of our followers a sampling of goodies from our annual holiday gift guide.

We’ll enter your name into the drawing if you “like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or subscribe to our e-newsletter by December 24th.* Do all three for more chances to win! All randomly selected winners get a free subscription to the magazine + these choice gifts:

Tuesday 12/13 : 33 Bottles tasting book set

These pocket books, which feature a flavor wheel to determine beer style, are the perfect every day companion for the beer lover in your life.

Wednesday 12/14: Signed copy of The Search for God and Guinness and a set of Julia Skerry handmade coasters

Guinness beer is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. It’s 246 years old and served in 150 countries. Read on. And while you read, set your glass on one of these crafty table toppers.

Thursday 12/15: Platinum DVD, Beer West Hoodie

This documentary tells the history of the legendary Banked Slalom snowboarding competition on Mt. Baker. Stay warm after a day on the mountain with one of our super soft hoodies.

Friday 12/16: CB’s Nuts

Satiate party guests with these locally hand-roasted peanuts and pistachios.

Saturday 12/17: San Diego Top Brewers book

With 42 breweries in San Diego County, you’ll want this book’s lineup of breweries, beer bars, and great recipes to get you started in the city.

Sunday 12/18: Playaboule Glow in the dark Bocce Ball set

Use this LED-powered, regulation-size Bocce ball set to play from dusk until dawn.

Monday 12/19: FoodShed gift basket

Enjoy this grab bag of hard-to-find artisanal food products.

Tuesday 12/20: Dakine backpack

Designed for the all-terrain skier and snowboarder, this pack  includes a goggle pocket, insulated hydro sleeve, and ski and snowboard carrying functions.

Wednesday 12/21: Brewvana Tour + T-shirt

Get on the bus and experience Portland’s brew scene!

Thursday 12/22: The Chrome and Miller High Life Collection

Win a buckle bag, sport utility bag, and hip pouch made by San Francisco-based Chrome, known for their durable, high quality messenger bags.

Friday 12/23: Free night’s stay at a Portland’s Hotel Modera and a signed copy of The Great American Ale Trail

Cozy up in this luxury boutique hotel with a copy of Christian DeBenedetti’s new travel book.

Saturday 12/24: Walnut Studiolo 22oz. holder, Walnut Studiolo 6-pack holder

These leather beer holders make for stylish transport of your suds.

Stay tuned on our Facebook page, Twitter feed, e-newsletter and BeerLog for daily updates and product descriptions. We’ll be announcing the winners each day right here on our blog.

If you win the prize, email emily@beerwestmag by December 31st, 2011 to redeem your giveaway.

*The 12 Days of Holiday Beer Gear Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or Mailchimp.

Beer-related Father’s Day gifts

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we thought we would help you out with some beer-inspired gift ideas.

Home Brew Kit

-They sell them at F.H. Steinbarts (homebrew shop in Portland), “The Hobbyist” beginner kit is $60,

Brewvana Beer Tour

A new Portland brewery tour, transportation included, which has weekly, seasonal, and connoisseur tours from $60/person,

Beer Club Northwest

An annual membership through a Vancouver, Washington-based online beer retailer. Members are shipped three 22-ounce bottles of seasonal, Northwest beers four times a year (one shipment a quarter). $119.99,

Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest, by Lisa Morrison

A brand new book detailing the breweries and beer places in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia written by local “Beer Goddess” Lisa Morrison. $18.95, or


A chrome-plated steel grill shaped like a keg. Lightweight, east to transport, perfect for beach grill-outs or camping. $60, (is also featured in the Gear Guide section of the Summer issue of Beer West).

Subscription to Beer West Magazine (and/or Beer West t-shirt)

The gift that keeps on giving, Beer West is the ultimate guide to craft beer on the West Coast. $20/year,