Disabled Sports USA Far West 21st Annual Foam Fest expands to Truckee location | SierraSun.com

Disabled Sports USA Far West 21st Annual Foam Fest expands to Truckee location

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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Foam Fest, one of the most highly anticipated local events of the year, kicks off the winter season at a new location and a new pre-party Brewers Dinner by gold medal chef Sean Conry.Beer enthusiasts will sample brews from more than 40 microbreweries on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Disabled Sports USA Far West 21st annual Foam Fest at the Truckee Community Recreation Center in Truckee. This andamp;#8220;welcome to winter partyandamp;#8221; promises to be better than ever with local favorites the andamp;#8220;Dead Winter Carpentersandamp;#8221; returning from tour to bring their style of California roots music to the dance floor. The opportunity to pick up some winter swag is as endless as the supply of beer. The andamp;#8220;Hit the Slopesandamp;#8221; raffle will feature season passes from Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, Homewood, Sugar Bowl and Tahoe X-Country as well as items from other local retailers and brewers. Adding to the festivities is a pre-event Brew Master Specialty Tasting and Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m. Chef Sean Conry, a recent gold medal winner at 2010 Lake Tahoe Autumn Food andamp; Wine Festival for food pairing, will bring his concoctions to pair with selected microbrews. Several brew masters will be present to offer up their knowledge of beer and food pairing. Learn and drink with the best in the business. A limited number of tickets for the pre-event are available for $50 in advance. The main event runs 7-10:30 p.m. with admission $30 in advance and $35 at the door, which inclues a commemorative tasting glass. Food is available for purchase featuring pub specialties by Conry. The designated driver rate is $5. Tickets are available at the Truckee Welcome Center at the downtown train depot, ECO printing in Kings Beach and at Tahoe Daveandamp;#8217;s in Tahoe City and Truckee, online at http://www.disabledsports.net or by calling 530-581-4161.FOAM FEST it is a gathering of good friends who enjoy good beer, good food and getting together to support a good cause! All proceeds go toward helping people with disabilities get out on the slopes. You must be 21 years of age to attend.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com

Alaskan Brewing Co., Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Big Sky Brewing Co., Blue Frog, Buckbean Brewing Company, Deschutes Brewery, Fifty Fifty Brewing Co., Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Fox Barrel Cider Co., Full Sail Brewing Co., Gordon Biersch Brewery, Great Basin Brewing Co., Green Mountain Beverage Co., Knee Deep Brewing Co., Kona Brewing Co., Lagunitas Brewing Co., Lockdown Brewing Co., Lost Coast Brewery, Mad River Brewing Co., Mammoth Brewing Co., Mendocino Brewing Co., Mikeandamp;#8217;s Hard Lemonade, Mt. Tallac, New Belgium Brewing Co., Newcastle, Pabst, Pyramid Breweries, Rubicon Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Stone Brewing, Sudwerk, Tied House Brewery and Widmer Brothers.