Monday, October 15, 2012

Cleveland Beer Week 2012 Giveaway #4 - Brewzilla

First, Have you checked out my Guide to Cleveland Beer Week Yet?

Second, This is the granddaddy of them all...the BREWzilla Brewer's Circle Ticket giveaway! BREWzilla will take place on Saturday, October 27th from 6-10pm at the Galleria at Erieview in Downtown Cleveland. 

With 111 entries to win, this is one of the biggest giveaways ever!  With my wife watching, has picked comment #72 by Chris.  Congrats!

CLEVELAND BEER WEEK concludes with this monster celebration featuring more than 70 breweries, a special “Ohio Brewery” area with various beers from local breweries, and tasty appetizers that pair well with craft brews. 

General Admission tickets are $50 and include 3 oz. tasting glass, 25 tasting tickets, and complimentary food by Winking Lizard Tavern. Buy 10 or more General Admission tickets and save $5 each!All proceeds benefit Malone Scholarship Fund. Must be 21 years of age. No children admitted. 

Brewer’s Circle tickets are $75 and include expedited VIP entrance, tastes of rare/exclusive brews and food pairings in the Brewer’s Circle Lounge open all evening, 3 oz. tasting glass, 25 tasting tickets, a commemorative t-shirt, and access to all General Admission beers/food.

Brewer's Circle Beers as of 10/10/12: 
  • Alesmith: Old Numbskull Barley Wine
  • Bell’s: This One Goes to 11
  • Buckeye: Aquarius
  • Cellar Rats: Barrel Aged Sour
  • Elevator: Barrel Aged Wicked Goat
  • Great Lakes: Big Black Smoke
  • Jolly Pumpkin: De Viente
  • Rodenbach: Grand Cru
  • Sierra Nevada: Wine Barrel Aged Oliva Dubble
  • Stone: Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout
  • Thirsty Dog: Mixed Breed Sour
  • Vicaris: Tripel Geuze
  • Victory: Helles Fire
  • Weyerbacher: 17 Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Grand Cru
  • Widmer: South X NorthWest Ale 
General Admission beers: 
  • 21st Amendment: Brew Free or Die IPA, Back in Black IPA, Monk’s Blood
  • Abita: Purple Haze, Pecan Harvest, Satsuma Wit, Turbodog
  • Adnams: SSB, Broadside
  • Alltech: Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Aged, Light, Ale
  • Anderson Valley: El Stinber, Heelch O’ Hops, Winter Ale, Boont Amber
  • Atwater: Dirty Blonde, Vanilla Mocha Porter, Grand Circus IPA
  • Avery: Hog Heaven Barleywine, Reverend Quadruple, Salvation Golden, Kaiser Imperial Octoberfest
  • Ayinger: Celebrator, Ur Weiss
  • Ballast Point: Sculpin IPA, Calico Amber, Pale Ale, Big Eye IPA
  • Bell’s: Amber, Midwest Pale, Third Coast Beer, Two Hearted
  • Black Box: 2012 IPA, Erie Nights Pumpkin Ale
  • Black Diamond: Jagged Edge IPA, Blonde, Rampage Imperial IPA, Wheat Whacker IPA
  • Breckenridge: Autumn Ale, 471, Agave Wheat, Vanilla Porter
  • Brewery Ommegang: BPA, Witte, Adoration
  • Brooklyn: Fiat Luxe, Post Road Pumpkin, Sorachi Ace, E India Pale Ale
  • Buckeye: CBW 2012, Cleveland IPA, Paw Paw, Cleveland Porter, Martian Lager, Spiced Bush
  • Cellar Rats: Barrel Aged Black Rat Stout, Piper’s IPA, POC Pilsner
  • Chardon Brew Works: Pride of Geauga Maple Porter, Hopominable Snow Monster XX IPA, Honey Cranberry Kolsch
  • Charles Wells: Banana Bread Beer
  • Chimay: Red, White, Blue
  • Chouffe: La Chouffe, MC, Houblon, Nice
  • Cleveland Chophouse: Bohemian Pilsner, Pumpkin Ale
  • Columbus: IPA, Bohdi, Sohio Stout, Fresh Hop IPA
  • Conniston: Blue Bird Bitter, Timothy Taylors Landlord
  • Dark Horse: Crooked Tree IPA, Raspberry Ale, Scotty Karate Scotch Ale, Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock
  • De Dolle: Dulle Teve, Export Stout
  • De Glazen Toren: Cuvee Angelique, Saison de Erpe Mere
  • De Konninck: Amber
  • Dogfish Head: Bitches Brew, Namaste, 75 Minute, Sah Tea
  • Duvel: Duvel, Duvel Single
  • Elevator: Mogabi, Winter Warmer Ale
  • Epic: Sant Cruz IBA, Straight Up Saison, Brainless Belgian Golden, Brainless on Peaches
  • Erie: Railbender, Derailed Black Cherry
  • Fat Heads:
  • Finch’s: Blonde, IPA
  • Flying Dog: Raging Bitch, Doggie Style Pale Ale, Underdog Alantic Lager, Gonzo Imperial Porter
  • Founders: Red’s Rye, Centennial IPA, Dirty Bastard Scotch, Breakfast Stout
  • Frankenmuth: Pilsener, Batch 69 IPA, Oktoberfest
  • Franziskaner: HW
  • Full Sail: Session Red and Black Lager, Black Lager, Weiss Brewer’s Share
  • Fuller’s: London Pride, Vintage
  • Global Beer Network: Piraat, Gulden Draak, Gulden Draak 9000, Monks Café
  • Goose Island: Imperial IPA, Sofie, Juliet
  • Gordon Biersch: Czech Pils, Marzen, Hefeweizen, Schwartz
  • Great Divide: Wolfgang Dopple Bock, Titan, Hibernation, Claymore Scotch Ale
  • Great Lakes: Dortmunder Gold, Commadore Perry, Edmund Fitzgerald, Nosferatu, Imperial Dortmunder
  • Green Flash: West Coast IPA, Belgian Style Trippel, Le Freak, Barleywine
  • Griffin Cider: Griffin Original
  • Harpoon: IPA, Oktoberfest
  • Hofbrau: Original, Dunkel
  • Hoppin’ Frog: Hopped-Up Goose Juice Rye IPA, Hoppin’ Frog Oktoberfest, Café Silk Porter, Natasha Rocks America
  • Horny Goat: Hopped Up, Corpia Pumpkin Ale
  • Indigo Imp: Firebrand, Candyman Belgian Double, Winter Soul, Indigo 26 Degree Tropical Stout
  • Ithaca: Apricot Wheat, Casca Zilla, Pumpkin
  • John Smith’s: Extra Smooth Ale
  • Jolly Pumpkin: Luciernaga, Oro de Calabaza
  • Lager Heads: Winter Mischief, Tyranny Pale Ale, Bed Head Red, Barnburner Lager
  • Lagunitas: IPA, Hop Stoopid, Dogtown Pale, Pils
  • Latis: Palm, Steenbrugge Triple, Rodenbach, Boon Kriek
  • Left Hand: Polestar, Sawtooth, Milk Stout, Stranger
  • Liefmans: Furitesse, Cuvee Brut, Goudenband
  • Lost Coast: Tangerine Wheat, Indica IPA
  • Luk: Dore, Rose
  • Magic Hat: Single Chair, Heart of Darkness
  • Mardseous: Blonde, Bruin, Triple
  • Mt. Carmel: Amber Ale, Wintertime Ale, Nut Brown Ale
  • Murphy’s: Irish Stout
  • New Holland: Dragon’s Milk, Poet Oatmeal Stout, Mad Hatter IPA, Ichabod Pumpkin
  • North Coast: Brother Thelonious, Pranqster, Le Merle, Rasputin
  • North Peak: Diabolical IPA, Vicious Wheat IPA, Majestic Wheat, Siren Amber Ale
  • O’Hara’s: Irish Stout
  • Ohio Brewing: Verich Gold, Cardinal Ale, O’Hoppy Ale IPA, Jingle Bell Ale
  • Oskar Blues: Dales Pale Ale, Mamas Little Yellow Pils, Old Chub, G’Knight, Ten Fidy, Deviant
  • Paulaner: Premium Lager, Hefeweizen
  • Penn: Kaiser Pils, St. Nikolaus Bock
  • Pyramid: Outburst
  • Rivertown: Hop Baron, Roebling Porter, Pumpkin, WAR
  • Rochefort: Rochefort 6
  • Rogue: Brutal IPA, Chatoe Single Malt, Juniper Pale Ale, Dead Guy
  • Rust Belt: Old Man Hopper IPA, Coke Oven Stout, Peacemaker
  • Samuel Adams: New World Tripel, Tasman Red, Hazel Brown, Winter Lager, Whitewater IPA
  • Samuel Smith: Organic Cider, Organic Chocolate Stout
  • Sierra Nevada: Torpedo IPA, Gnarwall Russian Imperial Stout, Northern Hemisphere Harvest
  • Smuttynose: Finest Kind IPA, Homunculus, Shoals Pale Ale, Old Brown Dog
  • Southern Tier: 2X Stout, Phin and Matt’s, Pumpking, UnEarthly IPA
  • Spaten: Oktoberfest
  • Stone: Sublimely, Old Guardian, Epic 11, Enjoy By IPA
  • Thirsty Dog: Old Druid Saison, 330 Summit IPA, Hoppus Maximus, Cerberus
  • Timmerman’s: Strawberry Lambic, Pumpkin Lambic
  • Troegs: Troegenator Dopplebock, Hopback Amber, Dead Reckoning Porter, Perpetual Pale Ale
  • Two Brothers: Outlaw IPA, Ebels Weiss, French Country Ale, Bitter End
  • Unibroue: 17 Grand Reserve, Blanche de Chambly, Eau Brnite, La Fin du Monde
  • Vanberg and DeWulf: Witkap Pater, LambickX, LambickX De Troch, Lambrucha
  • Victory: Hop Devil, Golden Monkey, Prima Pils, Headwaters
  • Weyerbacher: Blithering Idiot Barleywine, Heresy Oak Aged Imperial Stout, Blasphemy Oak Aged Quad, Merry Monks
  • Widmer: Marionberry Hibiscus Gose, Russian Raspberry Imperial Stout, Old Embalmer Barleywine
  • Willoughby: Peanut Buter Cup Coffee Porter, Cosmic IPA, Pumpkinhead Ale, Aramis Pale Ale
  • Woodchuck: Fall, Pumpkin, Farmhouse, Amber
  • Wooden Shoe: Wooden Shoe, Canoe Pale Ale, Lager, Bock, Oktoberfest
  • Youngs: Double Chocolate Can
  • Zatec: Dark
Brewer's Circle menu courtesy of Heinen's:
  • Soups: Quinoa Chili, New England Clam Chowder, Butternut Squash and Apple Bisque
  • Thinly sliced roasted garlic and rosemary pork loin with carmelized onion, arugula and grainy mustard dressing on a pretzel roll
  • Thinly sliced corned beef with sauerkraut, shredded swiss and dressing on a rye roll
  • Gourmet cheese selection
  • Gourmet brownies

General Admission menu courtesy of Winking Lizard

  • Beef Burger: 6 oz. Angus ground beef patty served on gourmet pretzel bun with baby bella beer sauce and melted Havarti cheese.

  • Roasted Vegetable Wrap: roasted zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, carrots, red onion, Havarti cheese and spinach dip stuffed into a warm flour tortilla. 

Up for grabs are two Brewer's Circle Tickets to BREWzilla. 

There are 3 ways to Enter The Giveaway
1. Leave one comment on this post telling me who you are and that you would like to win tickets. 

2. Share this post on Facebook by posting this link:
Then come back here and post a comment with your Facebook link.  You can only do this once, and it counts as one entry.

3. Share this on Twitter
I want to win 2 tickets to @ClevelandBeerWk BREWzilla from @CleFoodandBrews #CraftBeer #CleBeerWk
Then come back here and post a comment with your Twitter link. This will count as one entry. You can do this every single day.  Just make sure to leave a comment each time you tweet!

--You have until Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 9:00am EST to enter.
--Comments that do not include a way to identify the poster will not be eligible , examples--Unknown and Anonymous entries
--The winner will be picked at random using   
--Only comments  with links left on this post will count.  If you tweet, facebook or enter in any other way be sure to leave a comment here telling me you did it with the link to that post.  
--You must leave a SEPARATE comment for each Entry, otherwise your entry will only count once.  
--Winner has 24 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. 
--Tickets will be emailed to the winner.
Disclosure: For helping to promote CBW, my wife and I are being granted media passes to attend and cover Brewzilla.


  1. This would be a great thing to win!!

    Posted it on twitter:

  2. I want to win this! This is on my beer bucket list. This is C-Town's premier beer event. Cleveland is a great beer city and this event just showcases it.

  3. I would love to win Brewzilla tickets!

  4. tweeted:


  6. I would absolutely love to win tickets

  7. Tweeted again. Really wanna win this!

  8. I would definitely like to win the contest! I have my ticket for general admission, but it would be SWEET to get a chance to upgrade!

  9. Posted on Facebook!

  10. tweeted~

    one of these days, I will actually figure out twitter. Of course, that will probably be once everyone else has stopped using it.


    I want tickets

  12. I can't even express how much I want these tickets! :)

  13. I left a comment on Facebook:

  14. I also tweeted the link to this post:

  15. I would love to win tickets to Brewzilla.

  16. Posted on Facebook

  17. I tweeted about the giveaway

  18. You know I want to win this!!!!

  19. I'd actually love to win them for my brother! He just moved to Cleveland and he has been looking for things to check out in the city :)


  20. Posted on FB!/Amanda.D.Hicken/posts/431221036915574

  21. Tweeted on 10/15:

  22. Just leaving a comment, don't actually want the tickets... JUST KIDDING! I am totally down for tix... :)

  23. Posted on my blog's FB page -

  24. And, tweeted today, 10/15 -

  25. I would love to win tickets to this fun event! :)

  26. Would definitely love to win this!


  28. posted on Twitter:

  29. shared

  30. tweeted

  31. I can't wait to win tickets to Brewzilla 2012

  32. I would like to win the tickets to the Brewers Circle at Brewzilla, I would then use my extra ticket and take my date, Bergold.

  33. I would love to go to Brewzilla for the first time and to enjoy the Brewers circle.!/bill.barak

  34. Yo Bradzilla...I tweeted this Cheers!!

  35. I would like to win these tickets!

  36. Wooo

  37. Tweeted from @stovewithahouse!

  38. I would like to win, and one of my friends would like that too.

  39. Tweeted.


  41. Cant wait for brewzilla!!/alyssa.yesenko

  42. Brewzilla time!!/kevin.jansen.988

  43. Can't wait til Brewzilla!!

  44. Hey Brad, I would like to win. Woooo!

  45. Tweeted too

  46. Shared on Facebook:

  47. Tweeted:


  49. Words cannot properly express how much I would like to win these tix. Thanks for the opportunity!

  50. tweet

  51. I tweeted today:

  52. I want tickets


  54. Tweeted!

  55. Tweeted!

  56. Tweeted 10/16

  57. @crittymack7 i want to win son

  58. Chris M. I want to win i posted to facebook

  59. Show me the brewzilla tix!!! Chris M.

  60. Kelly wants to win some brewzilla tix!

  61. Kelly posted this to facebook! YO SON GIVE THE TIX!

  62. Kelly tweeted for @crittymack7 "please give my pathetic, yet very sexy husband some free tix!!"

  63. posted on facebook:

  64. i would love to win these tickets~such a fun event!

  65. Brewzilla tickets!

  66. brewzilla!!

  67. I know it's technical Wednesday, but it's psychological Tuesday - I haven't gone to bed yet! Tweeted Tuesday 10/16 (if the judges are gracious) via

  68. I tweeted

  69. Hello..My name is Laura and I would like to win. sounds like a great time!


  71. And I posted it on Facebook:!/sharonr/posts/108985387

  72. I want tickets, still.

  73. I want to win because if I do I will be so happy that I will run naked through the Galleria with an enjoy by in each hand screaming "Cleveland Food and Brews is the greatest human being in the history of beer drinking"

  74. I shared the love on Facebook

  75. I tweeted

  76. Winner winner I tweeted this for Brewzilla dinner?

  77. I would love to win this!


  79. Can't wait for brewzilla!!!!

  80. Shared on Facebook for a shot at free tickets to this wonderful event.

  81. Tweeted for another chance at winning this wonderful prize.

  82. Posted it at

  83. Plus I would love to attend! Cleveland is my home city and I've been away for too long!

  84. tweeted today..I am comment #100 :)


  86. For the record I tweeted about the giveaway once again on Wednesday but couldn't post here from my iPhone - dang devices! Tweet was via No tweet in time today... :(

  87. Hi my name is Jen Vojack and I would like to win!




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