2012 Sasquatch Legacy Beer is Brewed at Ninkasi

Getting ready to brew wheat wine for the Sasquatch Legacy Brew with Brett Thomas (Silver Moon), Dave Pendelton (Dick's), and Jamie Floyd (Ninkasi). Wow they make a lot of beer here at Ninkasi, if you didn't know. (photo by Jason Carriere)

Jamie Floyd of Ninkasi Brewing helping to brew the 2012 Sasquatch Legacy beer to debut during Eugene Beer Week (photo by Jason Carriere)This year’s Sasquatch Legacy beer is a Wheat Wine fermenting away at Ninkasi Brewing Co. in Eugene, OR. Ninkasi founding brewmaster Jamie Floyd, who helped brew the beer with the recipients of the 2011 Glen Hay Falconer Scholarship, posted on Facebook: “We took this project over from Walking Man Brewing who asked us to take on this tradition. The proceeds for this beer will go to the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation and maybe a some to the Northwest Legends Foundation that puts on the Sasquatch Beer Festival where the beer will be served first. We are making a Wheat Wine today!!! We picked wheat as this beer is dedicated to Mike West founder of West Brothers Brewing and many other awesome things including starting Chef’s Night Out who passed away last year too young! Friend of Mike are encouraged to say hi. Much Love to the friends and family of Mike!”

2011 Falconer Foundation Scholarship recipients were Jason Carriere of Eugene’s newly opened Falling Sky Brewpub and Dave Pendelton of Dick’s Brewing in Centralia, WA. Read more about these lads here. 2010’s recipient Brett Thomas of Silver Moon Brewing in Bend, OR helped brew the beer as well as others from Ninkasi’s brew staff.

From The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation:

2012 10th Annual Sasquatch Brew Fest On Tap for May 12!

Sasquatch Legacy ProjectBorn during a celebration of life after Glen Hay Falconer’s untimely passing in 2002, the 10th annual Sasquatch Brew Fest will once again feature craft-brewed beers, many brewed specifically for the festival, on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the Eugene Hilton, located at 66 East 6th Avenue in Eugene, Ore.

Tickets to the Sasquatch Brew Fest will be available when the doors open at 12 p.m. for $10. Entrance includes a commemorative glass and two taste tickets. Additional taste tickets will be available for purchase throughout the festival grounds.

Proceeds will benefit the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation. Click here for more info about the 2012 Sasquatch Brew Fest>>

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