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Ameri-Can Beer

On Saturday hit the 1st ever Ameri-Can Canned Craft Beer Fest in Chandler, AZ created, ran and hosted right in front of San Tan Brewery
For the 1st time out of the gates it was a solid beer fest and I’m sure it will be better and better for years to come, atta boys!

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If you’ve never been to a beer fest before, you traditionally get a small 4 or 6 oz cup or container and your beer samples are poured and enjoyed in that, that way you’re not drinking a large beer or NOT enjoying it…

Also, you might be wondering “Cans, really? I thought only crappy beer comes in cans?”
The answer is NOPE! Any beer can come in a can + its more sustainable and to be honest keeps it fresher, it won’t let ANY light in to taint the beer and it’s just a conditioning that cans aren’t good but cans have gotten much better over time…
Here’s what Maui Brewing Co has to say about CanS & 21st Amendment on cans

The cool little cans were a nice touch…
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BTW I’ll be back less than a year…
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My boy’s from Maui Brewing Co will be hitting AZ REAL soon, AWESOME!!!
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Solid day in AZ, bit hot but better than not…
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Ran into Jim from The Hungry Monk of which I visited the other day and he offered up some food, thanks Jim!
Great guy!
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Ok haters gonna hate right now but Summer Shandy by Leinenkugels is a solid pool side alternative to enjoy…
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21st Amendment was there, stoked! Great beers, Solid artwork on cans, boxes etc. made good friends with them later… They’re not even available in AZ YET but they’re probably available in your hood.
21st Back in Black Black IPA is solid, IPA shredding and you’ll probably enjoy the Hell or HighWater Melon Wheat Beer…
GET SOME!
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Also SF heads go visit the 21st Amendment Restaurant in the SOMA area…HERE

Great crowd…
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Myself with my partners in good, Marc & Karl…
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Never heard of Caldera Brewing from Southern Oregon, pretty good…
I enjoyed their IPA the most…
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This man James has worked all over pouring good beers and now runs the Whole Foods bar, gotta go see him…
Here’s James blog on Summer Time beers, Whole Foods has placed in certain stores a rad beer & wine bar..
I’ll be seeing ya soon James!
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Here’s the man behind San Tan Brewery, Anthony Canecchia thanks to you & Chip for putting this event on…
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Beer for Brains, check it fighting against Brain Cancer…
I bought a hat…
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This is Nico Co-Founder of 21st Amendment Brewery
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Nico’s tattoo is on the left & my tattoos on the right, they were geeked on my tattoo because of the “Hell or Highwater” & the Cali Beer tattoo…
21st Amendment Nico & my tattoos

Holy Paletas… Amazing had no idea these were right here in Chandler, AZ until NOW…
Paletas Betty fresh popsicles…
I got Watermelon mint, yum!
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I went home with some rad artwork from the 21st Amendment fellas, “Dude Room” is getting some more love…
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Peace out Arizona, stunning day…
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Jarod

Born Nor Cal, grew up in San Diego sparked by the automotive industry & fueled by all things interesting and pop culture. Gets paid to MC & host events & brand ambassador. Twitter @JarodCapitalA + www.JarodDeAnda.com for more info

3 Comments

  • 24/05/2011 at 9:07 am

    We went out to the fest. Had a great time! That was one of the better beer festivals I’ve been to. Lot’s of cool people. Somehow I missed out on the 21st Amendment Art. But I was surprised by how good there Watermelon Wheat was. I shot some video that will be up soon. Cheers!

  • 24/05/2011 at 9:19 am

    Good stuff bro. I love beer festivals. About to hit up the Houston Beer Festival in June..

    Check it out, http://www.houstonbeerfestival.com/ If you are in town you should stop by..

  • 24/05/2011 at 10:41 am
    Alberto benchimol

    Im soo jealous! wish i was there to enjoy the beers with ya!